Burglary Suspect Apprehended by K9

This evening there was burglary from a garage in the area of 5200 W. 15th. Suspect was found at pawn shop shortly after and resisted the Detective, then fled the area. Suspect was not located but was identified. 
Several hours later, the suspect was back in Speedway and K9 Officer Turpin recognized the vehicle. Officer Turpin attempted to stop suspect, who fled on foot. K9 Tom was deployed and after a short foot chase, suspect was apprehended by K9 Tom and Officer Turpin.


  1. Terri Snider says:

    Great job, Officer Turpin. Thank you for your dedicated service.

    • Mollie Gregory says:

      Thanks to both Officer Turpin and K9 Tom!

      • Terri Snider says:

        Thanks for the reminder, Mollie, to include our other hero, K-9 Tom! We Speedway residents are so lucky to have the SPD watching our backs. Isn’t this the 2nd time a theft has happened in this alley/garage/area? “Let’s be careful out there.”- HSB 😉

  2. Rosemary Malicoat says:

    So proud of our K9 officers and our Speedway Police
    dept. Way to go officer Turpin. Thank you for getting another thief off the streets.

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