Corrections Arrest OKC Walkaway

Mike Seals - April 21, 2020 10:03 pm

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – Agents with Oklahoma Department of Corrections Office of the Inspector General arrested a fugitive walkaway on Friday in Tulsa County.

Agents arrested Kylie Pridemore, 21, along with her boyfriend, Joel Dean, at approximately 3:15 pm after a traffic stop on state highway 51.

Pridemore walked away from Oklahoma City Community Corrections Center March 14. She was serving several sentences from Tulsa County including fraud, second-degree burglary, and possession of stolen property.

ODOC agents will present the district attorney with escape charges, adding additional time behind bars.

Pridemore has been quarantined since Friday at Mabel Bassett Correctional Center in compliance with CDC guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Officers booked Dean at David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center for obstructing an officer and harboring a fugitive.

When he was arrested, Dean, 35, was serving several deferred and suspended sentences out of Tulsa County for crimes including pawning stolen goods, grand larceny, possession of a controlled substance, joyriding, obstructing an officer, conspiracy, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

State troopers and U.S. Marshals fugitive task force members helped make the arrests.

 

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