For allegedly robbing two banks, Tulsa fire captain arrested
Skiatook police arrested Captain Jerry Brown of Tulsa Fire Department on alleged charges of robbing two banks. He was taken into custody on Monday and charged for a bank robbery and concealing stolen property knowingly.
His involvement was found in two bank robberies – one that happened on March 12 at the Oklahoma Capitol Bank and the other on May 7 at the Exchange Bank in Sperry.
A similarity was found as per the police records with suspect descriptions. Further, in both the robberies, it was found that the suspect asked the teller to take him to the vault so as to open the ATM. As per the witnesses, the suspect drove a Silver Chevy Equinox and had a dirt coating on the side tire of the rear driver.
Further, it was the teller who contacted the FBI and ruled out Brow as a possible suspect. When investigated, the police got suspicious that Brown has embezzled money from a construction account. Further, the deposited money was identified.
Police took in Brown's mom drove a silver 2012 Chevy Equinox and upon assessment took in the Chevy Equinox had similar earth covering on the back tires.
He is being held in Osage County on a $20,000 bond. He is additionally confronting a $50,000 hold from Tulsa County for the bank burglary in Sperry.
Various organizations are engaged with the examination, including Skiatook police, Sperry police, Tulsa police, and the FBI.