Two in custody in Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops’ home burglary
Two people are in custody and in the burglary of Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops’ home, reports the Oklahoman.
The family was home during the robbery, which happened at 3:30 a.m. last Wednesday, and did not realized they had been robbed until they awoke in the morning. A vehicle was among the items stolen and no one was hurt during the burglary.
The reports says that one of the suspects discussed the robbery at a party and admitted to police that he participated in the burglary.
Corey McCarty was arrested on complaints of burglary, possession of stolen property, unlawful use of a credit card and grand larceny of an automobile.
Stoops has been the Oklahoma coach since 1999 and has a career record of 149-37. His teams have won eight Big 12 championships and one national championship in 2000.
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McCarty was taken to Norman Police Department, where he waived his Miranda rights and confessed to the crime, the documents state.
McCarty admitted entering the home and taking property and a vehicle with an associate, police said.
Stoops’ home, 5400 36 Ave. NW, was burglarized early Wednesday while the family slept, police said. No one was hurt during the intrusion.
A vehicle and other smaller items were reported missing from the home, Norman police Lt. Eric Lehenbauer said.
Surveillance footage from the Stoops’ home and from a business captured the images of two people suspected in the burglary, which police released Friday to the media.
Norman police said the two tried to use a stolen credit card that was taken during the burglary.