Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

February 12, 2014

Police Beat: Police find teen left at Walmart for hours

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police showed up at Walmart Tuesday morning when employees at the retailer discovered a teenager had been left at the store for hours.

Police said the 15-year-old girl had been at the store from about 6 p.m. Monday until 3 a.m. Tuesday. The girl was taken to the police department and later released to her stepfather.

Officers took a report Sunday evening after a pit bulldog attempted to attack a couple of residents in a neighborhood on North Vinita. Animal control officers responded and took control of the animal.

Police said a 15-year-old girl filed a report Sunday about being assaulted near Fox and South streets.

Shawna Dyer told police Saturday that the coax wire to her DirecTV was cut.

David Zavala told police last week about being threatened.

Nancy Anderson told officers last week that two pedestals were taken from her front porch.

Police spoke to Luz Womack Thursday about receiving threatening text messages.

Bob Galyean told officers last week about his vehicle being backed into.

Employees at Walmart called police Monday about a woman who shoplifted from the store and then fled the area.

Karen Hunt told police Monday she believes her wallet was stolen from her purse while she was shopping at Walmart.

Kellen Crow filed a report Saturday after threats were made against him on Facebook and his rental property was damaged.

Employees at Walmart filed a report last Friday after a suspect took a paintbrush without paying, then fled from the store.

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