Man with charges from high-speed stolen car chase in Wichita, Clay counties now sentenced

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A man with charges in Wichita and Clay Counties and also in S.D. is now sentenced in connection to a high-speed chase and crash in a stolen car in Wichita County last October.

Ozzie Birdsong, 33, got four years in prison from the 78th District Judge Barney Fudge. 
He also has been sentenced to four years for theft over $30,000 and two years for burglary in Clay County.

He has a $500,000 bond set in Cotton County for being a fugitive from justice, attempting to elude an officer, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, running a  roadblock and driving with a license suspended.

He has multiple charges in S.D., including grand theft, burglary, petty theft and resisting arrest.
Last October, Burkburnett police, DPS and Wichita County Sheriff’s deputies joined Okla. highway patrol units chasing Birdsong’s stolen car down I-44 from Cotton County. 

Birdsong then took Highway 240 toward Punkin Center at speeds of up to 140 mph.

Spike strips were put down at Highways 240 and 25, but authorities said Birdsong turned off Highway 240 and crashed into a power pole at Payton Road and FM 1739.

DPS members said the 2018 Dodge Challenger was stolen earlier from the 4-star dealership in Henrietta.

Earlier authorities said Birdsong had dyed his hair bright red and stole another car in S.D. after arrest warrants were issued for church thefts there.

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