A man accused of leading law enforcement officers on a high-speed pursuit in the metro last Friday admitted that he and the other two suspects had smoked meth. The man told police they were looking for something to steal so they could "make money."
Bob Mills Sky News 9 HD was over the scene Friday as a man, later identified as Wesley Kidder, sped through Del City, crashed, and ran from deputies. Now, we know what Kidder had to say as officers cuffed him and hauled him off to jail.
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Documents filed on Tuesday show Wesley Kidder said he, his friend Curtis Spencer and his girlfriend Bethany Hightower had been smoking meth earlier that day. Kidder told police they had been driving around the Choctaw area looking to "get a trailer to sell." He said they were looking to steal stuff to "make some money."
Kidder admitted to breaking into a house, located in the 11000 block of N. Dobbs in Luther. He said Spencer kicked in the door of the garage, and that he and Spencer stole several items in the garage, including a trailer.
Witnesses reported to authorities about the crime. Deputies located the suspect vehicle at Britton and Indian Meridian Road in Jones, that's when the pursuit began.
Kidder has been charged with second degree burglary, larceny of a trailer, eluding a deputy, driving under the influence of drugs (meth,) reckless driving, and failure to stop at a roadblock.
Hightower and Spencer were charged with second degree burglary and larceny of a trailer. Spencer had an outstanding warrant for violation of a deferred sentence.
Police were able to confiscate a number of drugs and paraphernalia along the pursuit.