Man arrested after leading officers on multi-county chase

A man was arrested in Ada after he led law enforcement on a multi-county chase Friday.
A man was arrested in Ada after he led law enforcement on a multi-county chase Friday.(Ada Police Department)
Published: Jan. 30, 2023 at 9:04 PM CST
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ADA, Okla. (KXII) - A man was arrested in Ada after he led law enforcement on a multi-county chase Friday.

According to law enforcement, Gary Underwood fled from an officer while he was being pulled over in the area of North Country Club Road and B Street in Ada.

Ada Police said the pursuit went into Seminole County where Underwood slammed on his brakes and caused a collision between his vehicle and a police vehicle.

During the pursuit Underwood returned to the Ada area where he stopped his vehicle and fled on foot in the area of U.S. 377 and Sandy Creek Lane. He was captured a short time later by officers.

Police said Underwood was found hiding in an abandoned vehicle at 1518 Sandy Creek Drive.

According to law enforcement the following items were found in his possession:

  • one bolt action rifle
  • one shotgun
  • two handguns (one of which came back stolen)
  • gun parts/slide
  • a dash cam
  • two game cameras
  • a video camera
  • four cell phones
  • twenty-four unused syringes
  • three loaded syringes containing a crystalized substance
  • five metal spoons covered in a crystalized substance
  • a Triton scale
  • a Weight Max scale
  • 96 clear baggies
  • three separate bags containing a white crystalized substance
  • twenty rounds of .223 ammunition
  • fifteen rounds of .410 ammunition
  • forty-six rounds of 45 auto ammunition
  • fifty round of 9mm ammunition
  • one round of .380 ammunition
  • nine SD cards
  • a chrome book
  • a Whistler Scanner which was direct wired to the vehicle

According to the social media post, Pontotoc County Sheriffs Office Deputies and Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers assisted in Underwood’s capture alongside Ada Police and Chickasaw Lighthorse Police Officers.