Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

February 19, 2014

Daily Log: Feb. 19, 2014

TAHLEQUAH — Felonies

Samuel Rodriguez – endangering others while eluding/attempting to elude police officer, grand larceny, DUI, driving under suspension

Billy Gene Ingram – DUI, resisting an officer, open container alcohol

Justin Duane Kempf – domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon

Christian James Haney – assault and battery upon a police officer, obstructing an officer, escape from arrest or detention, malicious injury to property

Erica D. McGregor – possession of controlled dangerous substance 2 cts., unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia

Raymond Wayne Hood – knowingly concealing stolen property

Leanne Rose Mckee – assault and battery with a dangerous weapon

Delbert Lee Shepard – possession of controlled substance, possession of sawed-off shotgun/rifle


Shelly Mae Sparks – possession of controlled dangerous substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia

Kenneth Ray Ball Jr. – domestic assault and battery in the presence of minor child, disrupt/prevent/interupt emergency telephone call

Gregory Miles Hodge – outrage public decency

Sheila Dawn Wright – disturbing the peace

Keith D. Russell – obstructing an officer

Jordan P. Tidwell – petit larceny, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, trespassing after being forbidden

Larry David Welch – larceny of merchandise from a retailer

Charlene Dawn McCoy – obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check/false pretense

Kendra D. Lewis – failure or neglect to compel child to attend school

Jennifer Lynn Tillison – DUI


JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. vs. Amy Lee Morrison et al – foreclosure

JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. vs. Mark Burnett et al – foreclosure

In the matter of Lucas Daniel Russell – emancipation of minor child

Protective Orders

Felicia Olaya vs. Wendell Shannon Wing

Misty Schafer vs. Christopher Lenn Matthews

Small Claims

Homer Ford vs. Tahlequah Import Services

John C. Coons vs. Kim Blair – entry and detainer

Garden Walk Apartments vs. Janet Thornton – entry and detainer

Garden Walk Apartments vs. Amber Brown – entry and detainer

Garden Walk Apartments vs. Melody Z. Haney – entry and detainer

Savannah Park Apartments vs. Jamie Jordan – entry and detainer

Garden Walk Apartments vs. Shawnae Margarit – entry and detainer

World Acceptance Corp. vs. Vernetta Lee Savage


Roger Waterdown vs. Mary Hamilton Waterdown


Matthew Darrow Billy, 23, Tahlequah, to Jamie Danielle Wagnon, 22, Tahlequah

Danyl Heath Skelton, 24, Fort Gibson, to Rachel Raelynn Simpkins, 23, Fort Gibson

Fire Runs

Feb. 15

Tahlequah FD; 11:39 a.m. Grass Fire. East Bright Star Lane

Feb. 16

Tahlequah FD; 1:22 a.m. Grass Fire. Nalley Road

Tahlequah FD; 2:10 p.m. Grass Fire. Green Country Drive

Tahlequah FD; 2:50 p.m. Tree Fire. Garden Walk Apartments

Tahlequah FD; 3:07 p.m. Grass Fire. Normal Street

Tahlequah FD; 5:28 p.m. Grass Fire. Stick Ross Circle

Death Notices

FOREMAN, Jack Charles, 78, Tahlequah laborer. Died Feb. 14. Services 2 p.m. Feb. 19 at Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

SMITH, Darlene M., 66, Tahlequah quality control inspector. Died Feb. 16. No services planned. Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

JACKSON, Carol, 66, Hulbert. Died Feb. 16. Services 2 p.m. Feb. 20 at Hulbert First Baptist Church. Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

NEWCOMB, Sandi, 70, Tahlequah new accounts coordinator. Died Feb. 17. Services pending with Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TURTLE, Billy R., 59, Watts carpenter and rancher. Died Feb. 16. Services 11 a.m. Feb. 21 at Souls Harbor Church in Chewey. Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WHALER-VANN, Baby Girl, Tahlequah. Died Feb. 17. Graveside services 10 a.m. Feb. 20 at Greenleaf Cemetery in Tahlequah. Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

FISHER, Minnie, 99, Hulbert homemaker. Died Feb. 18. Services pending with Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

MCCUISTION, Darlene, 52, Tahlequah restaurant manager. Died Feb. 16. Services pending with Hart Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

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