OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities arrested a suspected phone burglar after a victim called police, saying the man was trying to sell his stolen phone.
On Tuesday, officials were called to the CDR Electronics after a man reported that his phone had been stolen and the suspect was trying to sell his stolen phone at the store.
Police learned that the victim headed to the store to purchase a new phone after a man he met online robbed him at gunpoint.
According to the police report, the victim said he had met 31-year-old Jesse Dale Haggy on a dating website.
He picked up Haggy for a date but then realized that something was not right.
He said he dropped Haggy off at a southeast Oklahoma City apartment complex when Haggy pulled out a pistol and stole the man’s cell phone and car keys.
The man said he was prepared to buy another phone when he suddenly spotted Haggy inside the store with his phone.
Jesse Dale Haggy is charged with armed robbery with a firearm and receiving and concealing stolen property.