Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

June 17, 2014

Police Beat: Woman passed out behind wheel

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police arrested a local woman Saturday after she was found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle that was stopped in the road.

Laronda J. Eagle, 33, of Tahlequah, was sitting in a sport utility vehicle that was parked near River City Motel’s entrance. Witnesses called police after they noticed the driver and were unable to get her to respond. One witness told police he took the keys out of the car because he feared Eagle might wake up and try to drive away. Eagle allegedly admitted she had consumed a bottle of some type of liquor before driving to the Illinois River. She was later tested and had a breath-alcohol content of .16, according to Officer Jake Keys’ report. She was booked for actual physical control.

Wesley A. Hudson, 26, of Tahlequah, was arrested Friday for false personation, public intoxication and resisting arrest. Police said Hudson first fled from Northeastern State police and later ran into a home and hid in the bathroom. He also provided a false name, officers allege.

Timothy J. Walker, 26, of Tahlequah, was arrested Saturday for felony domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor child.

Marcus Ray Mitchell, 21, was arrested Saturday for domestic assault and battery in the presence of a child.

Sarah Stevenson, 26, of Tulsa, was arrested last week for driving under the influence of alcohol. She allegedly had a .14 breath-alcohol content.

Haley K. McBride, 23, was arrested Friday when she allegedly tried to leave Wal-Mart without paying for more than $2,000 worth of merchandise, which filled two shopping carts.

Bridget Russell, 31, of Tahlequah, was arrested Friday for shoplifting from Riverside Liquor Store.

Stephen G. Hinds, 62, of Moore, was arrested Sunday for driving under the influence.

Dustin R. Jones, 21, of Tahlequah, was arrested Saturday for allegedly running from Sooner Cab without paying his fee.

Clayton T. McKinney, 22, of Claremore, was arrested Sunday for DUI, while three passengers – 21-year-old Tanner A. Severson, 22-year-old Evan M. Crutchfield, and 22-year-old Dakota Beller, all of Claremore – were booked for public intoxication.

Donald Herring, 21, of Clarksville, Tenn., was arrested Saturday for DUI.

Kasi Hooper, 21, of Park Hill, was arrested Saturday for shoplifting from Wal-Mart.

Owen E. White, 53, of Tahlequah, was arrested Friday after he was found intoxicated at a playground near Tahlequah City Hospital.

Officers took a report from Jennifer Gibbs Friday when Gibbs’ ring was lost at Wal-Mart.

Robert Walker told police his cell phone was stolen out of his vehicle while it was parked at Wal-Mart Sunday.

Jeanetta Childers filed a burglary report Friday.

Jeff Hopkins told officers he was pushed during an argument last week.

Jennifer Polson reported the theft of property last week.

Constance Tyer told police several items were stolen out of her house last week.

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