Former officer Marvin Blades Jr. could face additional robbery charge

TULSA - A former Tulsa police officer on the wrong side of the law could soon face more charges.

The preliminary hearing for Marvin Blades Jr. continued Tuesday.

Blades has pleaded not guilty to five counts of second-degree robbery.

Police say Blades was arrested for pulling over Hispanic drivers and stealing money from their wallets after ordering them out of the car.

According to court documents, the state now wants to add robbery with a firearm, extortion and knowingly concealing stolen property to the list of charges against him.

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