Two younger kids are actually secure with their households after an Amber Alert earlier on Saturday.
A waiter on the Waterfront Grill mentioned she interacted with Twana Brinlee, the one that police say took her grandchildren.
Waiter Greer Hudkins mentioned it was a wierd encounter.
“She informed me she was from Oklahoma Metropolis and did not have a cellphone, so she wanted instructions on the place to get round in Tulsa,” Hudkins mentioned.
Jenks Restaurant is true subsequent to the Vacation Inn the place police discovered Brinlee and the 2 lacking kids on Saturday afternoon.
“She ordered two alcoholic drinks and she or he did not contact any of them, which I discovered very fascinating,” mentioned Hudkins. “The children weren’t consuming their meals both, which I discovered a bit odd.”
Oklahoma Freeway Patrol Troopers mentioned Brinlee was imagined to return her grandchildren, Kathryn Glad, 6, and Cory Glad, 2, to their mother and father on Friday in Moore. Nevertheless, authorities mentioned she took off with them as an alternative.
Jenks Police Corporal Sean Scott mentioned he acquired data from involved residents about their plight on Saturday afternoon.
“They mentioned they noticed her (Brinlee) in Kohl’s car parking zone throughout the river and she or he was crossing the Jenks Bridge,” Scott mentioned.
When police searched the world, Brinlee’s automobile was discovered within the car parking zone of the Vacation Inn. Officers mentioned they discovered her with the 2 kids inside.
“The immediate reporting from them helped us discover this automobile and detain her,” Scott mentioned.
The kids’s father, Brandon Glad, mentioned he picked up his son and daughter from the police station and so they had been advantageous.
Officers took Brinlee to the Moore Police Division.