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Oklahoma sheriff’s offices recover nearly $10K in stolen tools, trailer; suspect arrested

Update: Oklahoma and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Offices worked together to arrest 31-year old William “Billy” O’Connor after discovering tools and a trailer that were taken from a turnpike construction site on June 6 near NE 63rd and Luther.

Investigators knew O’Connor was scheduled to attend a hearing at the Lincoln County Courthouse today on an unrelated case. Working with the Lincoln County DA, and Sheriff’s Office O’Connor was taken into custody without incident at the Lincoln County Courthouse today.

O’Connor is being booked on 13-complaints ranging from false declaration to a pawn broker, possession of stolen property, and engaging in a pattern of criminal offenses.

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, Okla. – Thanks to work of two Oklahoma sheriff’s offices, thousands of dollars in stolen items were recently recovered.

According to the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office, investigators Sgt. Harmon and Deputy Tice recovered more than $7,000 in stolen tools and $2,500 trailer.

Officials say the items were taken from a turnpike construction site on June 6 near NE 63rd and Luther.

The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office says the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office helped recover the trailer.

Authorities say they are working on catching those responsible for the crime.

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