Woman allegedly steals 3 vehicles in wild crime spree

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OKLAHOMA CITY-- A wild crime spree sent police all over the metro.

One woman allegedly stole not one, but three vehicles in five days and it does not end there.

Denise Lee, 35, has been in jail four times this year.

This time she has been denied bond.

The crime spree began July 29th and has four locations.

Police say it started when a man gave her a ride the day she got out of jail and she stole his green truck.

Police say Frank Dickinson was her third victim.

His fishing trip with his grandkids was interrupted by a thief.

His granddaughter told him the shocking news.

"She come in there and said Paw Paw where's the boat? I said it's hooked to the back of the pickup, and she said where's the pickup, and I came out here and this side of the drive was empty," Dickinson said.

His truck was gone and a green pickup was left behind.

Police said that green truck is connected to a hit and run.

Richard Simms said he got his scrapes and bruises when his bike was hit at an Oklahoma City intersection.

"I feel something like this budge and it hit me hard. Like it roared. Like rrrrrrrr rrrrrrrrr. I'm like whoa," Simms recalled. "I could have died. Like I flipped all up under the car. Lucky I pushed myself away from the car.”

The next day police say Lee stole a phone out of a parked car at a metro motel.

Through the “Find My iPhone” app the owner tracked his phone to a Del City Daycare.

He said that is when he confronted Lee.

"Next thing I know she's like 5 or 6 feet away from me and hops in my car. I run up, and I didn't know what to do, and then she started going so I jumped back so I didn't get hit," Jacob said.

Police say Lee took off with his Ford Taurus and left behind Dickinson’s white pickup.

"Officers were able to eventually catch up with her in Midwest City, take her into custody," Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow, with Oklahoma City Police, said.

It was a wild ride, but thankfully no one was hurt.

Police said they were able to recover a good amount of stolen property and Dickinson’s truck; however, there has been no luck with finding his trailer and fishing boat.

Those are two things Dickinson is pleading to get back. He is offering a $200 dollar reward for each.

"For the time I could be spending with my grandkids you know? Kind of the way I look at it is taking them fishing now while they're still willing to spend time with me. It's kind of like an investment. Maybe if the lady that stole all that stuff had somebody take her fishing she wouldn't be into stealing now," Dickinson said.

Lee is in even more trouble.

The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office said once she got to jail she stabbed an officer with an ink pen.

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