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Police Capture Fleeing Motorist Near Purcell

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Timothy Keesee was arrested on a failure to appear in court on an embezzlement charge and driving a stolen vehicle. Timothy Keesee was arrested on a failure to appear in court on an embezzlement charge and driving a stolen vehicle.


(PURCELL, Oklahoma) -- Police have captured a suspect who fled from a stolen vehicle near Purcell Wednesday afternoon.

Twenty-eight-year-old Timothy Keesee was apprehended in a wooded area near SH 74 and Ladd Ave. after being spotted by an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper.

Keesee was also wanted on a failure-to-appear warrant on an embezzlement charge out of McClain County.

In addition to the OHP trooper, deputies from McClain and Washington Counties and Purcell police collaborated in the manhunt.


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