Tulsa police officer arrested, accused of pawning weapons

Posted at 9:57 PM, Jun 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-27 23:27:31-04

TULSA - A Tulsa police officer accused of selling guns to a pawn shop was arrested Monday. 

Tulsa police arrested Officer Michael Thompson at his home Monday night for an incident that happened in May. 

Thompson is accused of selling two police-issued weapons to the EZ Pawn near 21st Street and Sheridan Road. According to a police report, the pawn shop then contacted police to say that someone sold a shotgun and a pistol to them. 

The 35-year-old officer has been with the Tulsa Police Department since November 2006. He has been suspended with pay, pending an investigation. 

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