Tahlequah Daily Press

May 23, 2013

Man says firearms stolen from storage


TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee County sheriff’s deputies spoke to a man recently who said several firearms were stolen from his storage building.

Marvin Fuson said the unknown suspect took an older-model Remington 22 auto; a Winchester 12-gauge painted in camouflage; a Guru air rifle with a black stock and a noise reducer on the barrel; and a Horton crossbow with arrows.

In other matters, deputies spoke to Megan Scroggins this week after she said a neighbor pointed a gun at her. Scroggins said the gun was pointed at her because her pit bulldog went into the neighbor’s yard.

Deputies took a report last week from a 14-year-old girl who said her bedroom was burglarized. A 15-year-old girl was later identified as a possible suspect, and admitted to deputies she had climbed into the victim’s window and stolen various items.

Sammi McLemore spoke with deputies this week about vandalism to her residence.

Carla Phillips filed a report after a red 2000 Chevrolet Suburban, with tag number of 593-ALT, was stolen last week.

Tom Estes filed a theft report Tuesday, and told deputies he later found some of his property at a local scrap yard.

Employees took a report from Houston Trailer Sales this week after a lock was cut on a gate.

Rick Hockett told deputies recently that an air conditioner and a five-panel propane stove have been removed from a rental trailer.