TULSA, Okla. - New details are emerging about a Tulsa Public Schools employee who was arrested on a school campus.
27-year-old Aundrea Maxey Sr. was taken into custody for burglary charges at Will Rogers High School on Tuesday, where he works as a paraprofessional.
OSU-Tulsa Campus Police conducted the arrest because Maxey and an alleged accomplice are charged in connection with two burglaries at OSU-Tulsa last year.
When officers searched Maxey's car they allegedly found more than a pound of marijuana and a gun.
OSU Campus Police Chief Melvin Murdock tells 2NEWS, "Late August of last year, an individual went into one of our offices and took a credit card and a laptop computer. And then in September of 2009 we had the same individuals go into one of the offices across the street and they took two laptop computers."
Also charged in that crime is 27-year-old Myron Martin. He has 11 previous burglary and larceny convictions and was released from prison last year.
TPD Burglary Detectives say Maxey and Martin are suspects in several burglaries that occurred at the University of Tulsa Campus last fall, around the same time as the OSU-Tulsa burglaries. Much like the OSU thefts, the thieves who struck TU also targeted laptop computers.
While Myron and Maxey are suspects in the TU cases, they have not yet been charged. But the investigation remains open.
The Tulsa Public School District has suspended Maxey with pay pending the outcome of the criminal investigation.
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