Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

July 17, 2012

Deputies make public intoxication arrests

TAHLEQUAH — An 18-year-old Tahlequah woman was arrested on Sunday by sheriff’s deputies for public intoxication, distributing to a minor and child endangerment.

Terrie Deckard was taken into custody following a report to law officials indicating two females had been observed smoking synthetic marijuana under a tree near a trailer park on Bryant Road. The report stated Deckard had spent the night with a friend at a trailer park residence, where a 12-year-old girl was reported to have experienced seizures from use of the synthetic substance. The mother of the victim told deputies Deckard had left early that day with two other

Diana Lee Secratt, 53, of Tahlequah was arrested  Sunday for public intoxication and possession of a controlled dangerous substance without a valid prescription following a traffic stop on State Highway 82. The report indicated Secratt had slurred speech, was unsteady on her feet, and had trouble understanding the sheriff’s deputy’s questions. Secratt admitted to taking Valium and upon booking a small, blue pill later identified to be a 10-milligram Valium was discovered on her person.

Katherine Williams filed a fraud report July 13 about a a stolen check cashed at Oklahoma Station for $54.84 by a suspect. Williams told deputies the check had been removed from her checkbook July 4.

Josey Del Osburn, 20, of Pottsboro, Texas, was arrested July 14 for marijuana possession following a traffic stop near No Head Hollow on S.H. 10. The driver of the vehicle, Brandon Arthur Jones, was also arrested. Jones, 31, of Denison, Texas, was taken into custody for driving under the influence of drugs and driving left of center. The report indicated Jones was pulling a camper trailer and was observed with all tires left of center in the oncoming lane. Two bags of a green, leafy substance reported were recovered by deputies. Osburn was reported to have claimed ownership of the bags. A passenger identified as Howard Lane was  deemed fit to drive and was given authorization by Jones to operate the F-150 pickup pulling the camper trailer.

Tiffany McManus filed a peeping tom report July 12 following an incident that involved two juveniles banging on windows while McManus was cleaning her mother’s Fort Gibson residence on S.H. 80. The report indicated a relative who lives across the street told deputies he came into contact with two boys, who reported looking for a dog. The relative said the boys attempted to run and were aggressive and used profanity during a verbal exchange that erupted when the their presence was detected.

William Blakeslee filed a vehicle theft report July 13 after discovering his dark-blue 1985 Nissan USS short-bed pickup missing from his County Line Road residence near Fort Gibson. Blakeslee told deputies no one currently lives on property where the vehicle, which was equipped with an overhead pickup camper, was taken sometime between June 12 and July 5. The truck, which was nonfunctional, and mobile home were on the property. The report indicated a fifth-wheel trailer owned by a relative’s friend had also been there and was missing as well.

Sue Fennell filed a breaking and entering report July 13 following an alarm call at the old Del Rancho’s location. The report indicated the back-door alarm had been activated. Aside from damage to the door, an 8-foot hood vent was the only item  missing. The vent was stored beside a smoker shack behind the building.

Mikah Sean Campbell, 18, of Tahlequah, was arrested July 13 for public intoxication after deputies responded to a fight in progress on Mud Valley Road. The report indicated several people were fighting, but began to run when deputies arrived. Campbell, who was reported to have a strong smell of alcohol and vomit on his breath, was found hiding in some grass after running with unidentified 17-year-old female.

Peggy Pearman filed a larceny report July 14 after discovering her Xanax medication missing. Pearman told deputies she picked up the prescription July 11 at Cherokee Hills Drug Store, and discovered the missing item July 14. The report indicated that Pearman said she may have dropped the medication while in Reasor’s or Atwoods.

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