Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

March 6, 2012

‘Suspicious’ vehicle prompts arrest

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police officers arrested a Sapulpa woman Sunday after they spotted her driving and acting “suspicious.”

Bianca S. Mehlhorn, 21, was arrested for driving under the influence after police followed the vehicle and eventually conducted a traffic stop.

Police were called to a bar Friday to check on possible drug activity. Calvin L. Vann, 45, of Tahlequah, was arrested for possession of marijuana and public intoxication.

Brolin R. Ivey, 25, of Tahlequah, was arrested Saturday for driving under the influence of drugs and no driver’s license.

Kyle B. Jones, 21, and Deidra J. Keen, 20, were arrested Saturday at Walmart for petit larceny.

Timothy R. Peterson, 45, of Tahlequah, was arrested Saturday when he was allegedly found passed out behind the steering wheel of a truck that was running. He was booked for actual physical control.

Caroline Buffalomeat, 22, of Tahlequah, was arrested Monday for possession of marijuana.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested last week for driving with a revoked license and possession of paraphernalia.

Marcus A. Stopp, 19, of Tahlequah, was arrested last week for obstructing an officer after allegedly providing false information.

Officers responded to a noise complaint Saturday on Elizabeth Street, and several juveniles ran from the residence. Several of them were later apprehended. Police said the home owner was out of town and had left a 15-year-old boy at home. The teen was cited for violation of the social-host ordinance, and all intoxicated minors were picked up by their parents.

Janita Huffman reported her camera stolen Monday.

Ruthie Winlock filed an assault report Saturday.

Tommy Lemasters reported an assault Sunday.

Cody Colburn filed a missing-dog report Friday.

Michelle Shelley filed a vandalism report Friday.

Dianna Fountain reported a home burglary Friday.

Heath Sunday filed a threats report Saturday.

Police took an information report Saturday from Reeda Robinson.

Officers on Saturday responded to a domestic disturbance after Carrie Nash was transported to a hospital. The suspect left the scene before police arrived, and the victim reportedly wouldn’t provide officers with information.

On Sunday, a white, powdery substance was found near a store and turned into the police department.

Police last week took a report from employees at Ned’s, who said a man was kicked out and didn’t pay his tab.

Michael Nichols told police last week that a flat-screen TV and other electronics were taken from his house.

Jason Hall reported a break-in to a storage locker Sunday.

Jaci Taylor spoke to police Sunday about destruction of property.

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