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TPD: 2 In Custody After Police Chase Ends With Car Crashing Into Home

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Posted at 11:33 PM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-03 00:51:36-05

TULSA, Okla. — Two people are in custody after a police chase ends with a driver crashing into a residence in east Tulsa.

The incident happened Monday evening near East 21st and South 129th Avenue.

Police say they attempted to pull over Christian Newkirk before he took off through a neighborhood, and then drove into a house after trying to turn a corner.

Fortunately, nobody was inside the home at the time, but police say a baby was found in a car seat inside Newkirk's vehicle along with a teenager.

Newkirk and his wife Candi Lewis were both arrested, police said. Newkirk is being charged with multiple felonies.

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