Man taken into custody after allegedly stealing off-duty officer’s car
MOORE, Okla. – One man is in custody after allegedly stealing an off-duty police officer’s car.
When a stolen vehicle broke down, officials with the Moore Police Department say the alleged suspect decided to steal another car.
However, that vehicle happened to belong to an off-duty police officer.
At that point, the off-duty officer flagged down a Moore police officer and told him about the theft.
After spotting the vehicle, authorities began a short pursuit, which ended near I-35 and Indian Hills Rd.
The police department says 29-year-old Michael Gears Jr. was taken into custody. He is facing charges of unauthorized use of a vehicle and eluding police officers.