Press Release March 13th 2014
On March 13th 2014 the Bristow Police Department was involved in a vehicle pursuit with a domestic violence and carjacking suspect.
The Creek County Sheriff’s Office and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol assisted with this pursuit.
The suspect later identified as 25 Javier Gallegos was involved in a Domestic Disturbance at a local motel in Bristow, The suspect left the Motel and traveled into Bristow where he was involved in a motor vehicle collision at 10th and Chestnut, when the other driver stopped her vehicle Gallegos pulled her from her vehicle and drove her vehicle away from the scene.
The suspect was spotted driving the stolen car North of Bristow on Hwy 66 Deputy Daniel Brashear and the Bristow Officer pursued the suspect who drove Eastbound in the westbound lane of the Turner Turnpike, the suspect then turned around and drove back into Bristow where Trooper Paige Dowell and Sheriff John Davis joined the pursuit.
Sheriff Davis and Trooper Dowell pursued the suspect on Mail street to 10th Street where the suspect turned onto the train tracks traveling Northbound Sheriff Davis followed the suspect until the suspects’ car became disabled and the suspect fled on foot into a wooded area on the West side of the tracks.
Sheriff Davis located the suspect hiding near a creek and detained him, he was assisted by Deputy Brashear and Trooper Dowell in removing the suspect from this area who was then turned over to the Bristow Police Department.