Police Capture Fleeing Motorist Near Purcell

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 5:17 pm
By: News 9


(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.