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Police: Man Stole Cop Car, Live-Streamed Himself (Video)

Police say that John Pinney stole a police car, and then led authorities on a wild chase that he live-streamed on Facebook from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Oct. 31 (video below).

According to Tulsa Police, an officer left her keys in her cruiser when she went on a coffee break, reports KOTV.

Officer Steve Stoltz recalled that an unidentified woman told a 911 operator that a man jumped into the cruiser, asked if she wanted a ride (which she refused), and took off.

Stoltz said that Pinney led police from multiple agencies on a 30-to 40-minute chase around Tulsa County that exceeded 120 mph at times.

The 25-year-old man allegedly evaded the Tulsa officers, but Skiatook police picked up the chase that ended at a house that belonged to Pinney's parents.

During the wild chase, Pinney reportedly used the officer's iPad to livestream the event.

According to, parts of the video remain on Pinney's Facebook page, and have gone viral.

In the video, the man believed to Pinney says, "I'm a motherf****** retard, that's what I am!"

Later in the video, the man says, "I'm in the cop car right now. Where's my sirens at?" He then turns on the police siren.

"This is my last video for sure, probably," the man predicts. "I don’t even know where the f*** I’m going, honestly."

The man appears to be lost, drops the F-bomb several more times, and adds: "I’m trying to learn how to work all these lights and stuff. I can’t believe I’m doing this for real. Can you all see what I'm doing? I’m driving with my knees right now trying to show you all this. It's whatever though."

At one point, the man stops the police cruiser, gets out, films himself standing next to it and jumps back in where he makes sure to fasten his seatbelt.

Stoltz told KOTV: "I would encourage every criminal out there to Facebook Live their crimes so that we can catch you a lot easier, and use that Facebook Live at your trial to get a better conviction."

Pinney was booked on nine charges, including resisting arrest and possession of a firearm by a felon.


Sources: KOTV, / Photo credit: Blue Lives Matter/YouTube

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