Police: Fake security officer tries to get password to stolen computer in Sand Springs

TULSA - Sand Springs police say they arrested a man after he posed as a security officer in an attempt to get the password for a stolen computer.

Investigators say Frank Sudduth, 23, stole jewelry and a laptop computer from a neighbor and later returned to the apartment later wearing a police T-shirt in an attempt to get the password to unlock the computer.

Police say Sudduth went to the victim's apartment and told her son that he was a security officer and needed the password so that a report could be filed and turned in to the management office.

Officers say Sudduth took the T-shirt from the closet of his roommate, who had recently been hired by the Kiefer Police Department.

The victim told police she began receiving increasingly aggressive text messages from Sudduth so she contacted Sand Springs police.

Police arrested Sudduth after questioning him and his roommate, who told officers he did not know about a laptop being stolen and that Sudduth had access to his uniforms and gear if he was not at home.

The victim's son identified Sudduth as the man who came to the apartment wearing the police T-shirt.

Sudduth was booked into the Tulsa County Jail for second-degree burglary and impersonating a peace officer.

He is being held on $7,000 bond.

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