Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

May 24, 2013

Police arrest area pair after shoplifting spree reported at Walmart

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police arrested two people early Thursday morning after they allegedly shoplifted a large amount of merchandise from Walmart.

Taylor N. Pierce, 18, of Tahlequah, and a juvenile male were arrested at Walmart, accused of taking over $600 in merchandise. The two were arrested at about 1:30 a.m.

Thomas C. Vance, 22, of Tahlequah, was arrested Wednesday for breaking and entering and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Leslie D. Johnson, 26, of Tahlequah, was booked into jail Wednesday for driving under the influence after a two-car collision on the east bypass at Fourth Street.

Officers spoke with Lewis Euphemia Wednesday after an unknown suspect broke into her vehicle at Grace Living Center on Vinita.

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