TPD News

ARCHIVED PRESS RELEASE: Published 10-23-2013

Armed Robbery at KFC

On October 22 about 10:15 p.m. officers were assigned to an armed robbery at the Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) located at 4235 S. Peoria Ave.  Officers arrived to find the store employee's had just been robbed and one of the employee's had been shot.  The restaurant had closed and the employees were cleaning when one employee opened the back door to take out the trash and two suspects entered the store.  One suspect was armed with a hand gun the other with a kitchen knife. The suspect with the gun fired one time striking the victim in the abdomen.  The suspects forced the other employee's into the office where an employee was forced to open the safe.  The suspects left the location through the back door with an undisclosed amount of case. 
Witnesses observed 3 black males leave in a blue 4-door Chevrolet truck. The employee was taken to St. Francis Hospital and treated for the gunshot wound.
Suspect Information: black male, early 20's, 5'08"-5'10" tall, 150 lbs. wearing a black hoodie, dark cloth covering his face and blue jeans with a hand gun.            
Black male, early 20's, 5'08"-5'10" tall, 150 lbs. wearing a grey hoodie and red cloth covering his face carrying kitchen knife.


On October 22 about 9:15 p.m. officers responded to the parking lot at 3500 S. Sheridan Rd. reference a disturbance. A disturbance started and subsequently a fight erupted between bar patrons from Utopia Bar.  The suspect, Alicia Duke, entered into the fight and stabbed the victim in the side with a small knife. Duke fled the scene as witnesses followed the suspect vehicle.  The suspect vehicle broke down in the area of 5300 E. 41st St.  Officers apprehended the suspect who was positively identified.  The victim was transported to St Francis and was treated for a non-life threatening stab wound.
Alicia D. Duke, 08/24/94 was arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Another suspect was written a citation for his involvement in the assault.

Collision Involving Drunk Driver

On October 22 about 10:30 p.m. officers responded to a collision with injuries at 10200 E. 81st St. around.  Two vehicles collided in the intersection of the southbound exit to U.S. 169 and 81st St.  A Toyota Tundra apparently ran the red light as it traveled westbound on E. 81st St. A small Toyota vehicle had exited the highway and had a green light to turn onto E. 81st St.  The impact occurred on the driver's side of the small Toyota causing significant injuries to the driver.  The driver of the Tundra was uninjured and left the scene on foot.  The driver of the Tundra contacted a relative and informed him he stole his truck and it could be recovered at the scene of the collision.  The relative arrived at the scene and provided a description and name of the suspect. About an hour later TCC Campus Police notified officers they had discovered a man sleeping behind one of their dumpsters.  Officers and TCC Police found the suspect, Isaac Turner, asleep behind a dumpster.
Isaac J. Turner, 04/07/80, was arrested for Hit and Run, DUI, Driving under Suspension and Red Light Violation.

Burglary from Vehicle Suspect Shot by Homeowner

On October 23 just before 5:00 a.m. officers responded to the area of 10600 E. 33rd St. reference to a shooting. When officers arrived, a black male was lying in the driveway with a gunshot wound to the leg.  The homeowner stated he heard a noise coming from outside his house and when he looked outside he noticed a black male breaking into his vehicle.  The homeowner retrieved his shotgun and went outside and confronted the male.  The two got into a verbal argument and the suspect pulled a knife from his pocket.  The homeowner fired one shot hitting the suspect in the lower leg. Personal items from the victim's vehicle were found with the suspect. The suspect was transported to St. Johns with a non-life threating injury. At this time the suspect has not been released from the hospital and has not been booked into the Tulsa County jail.

At this time the investigation is on-going.

*Note: The information in this report is preliminary information and is subject to change as the investigation continues.


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