Man arrested in burglary, other complaints
BY KENDRICK MARSHALL World Staff Writer
Monday, December 17, 2012
A Broken Arrow man was arrested on an allegation he attempted to burglarize a business over the weekend, authorities said.
Gary David Smith, 46, was booked into the Tulsa Jail Sunday on second-degree burglary, possession of burglary tools and possession of a firearm after a former felony conviction complaints, jail records show. He has since been released.
Tulsa County Sheriff deputies approached Smith Saturday outside of a business in the 14900 block of South Grant Avenue after he was spotted by two witnesses at that same location where it had been burglarized the day before, according to an arrest report.
Smith was also seen attempting to open a locked door, the report said.
Smith was found with a crow bar that had paint residue from the building, a tazer and a pistol, the report said.
During a search of Smith's home in the 13100 block of South 116th East Avenue, deputies discovered a trailer attached to his vehicle that contained a plasma cutter table and a tool box believed stolen from the location of where the burglary is suspected to have taken place, police said.
Authorities later found three firearms, including a shotgun and two rifles in the attic in addition to several surveillance cameras and security system. Those items were then seized by Bixby police, the report indicated.
Possession of a firearm by a felon, stolen property and possession of surveillance camera complaints were later added following the search, the report said.