Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

May 8, 2012

Local man arrested for assault, making threats

TAHLEQUAH — Police arrested a Tahlequah man last week after he threatened a family and allegedly assaulted them.

Jesse Everly, 46, was arrested after officers responded to the fight in progress.

One victim had been attacked by Everly, and he also attempted to assault others, police said. After being arrested, Everly also allegedly made threats against the victims.

Morgan L. Lessley, 22, of Park Hill, was arrested last Thursday for larceny of merchandise from a retailer.

Ronald. E. Norris Jr., 49, of Tahlequah, was arrested Sunday for driving under the influence and actual physical control.

James Brinkley, 51, of Tahlequah, was arrested Sunday for DUI of alcohol.

Dutch Pesley, 24, of Muskogee, was arrested for DUI of drugs Sunday following a traffic stop, and police also arrested Cedric Taylor, 43, of Tahlequah.

Employees at Advanced Auto Parts told police last week that someone took their delivery vehicle.

Summer Gibson last week filed an abuse report.

David Smith filed an assault report Thursday.

Police spoke to Adrienne Palmer last Friday about an attempted break-in at her apartment.

Ray Hart reported stolen property Saturday.

Stephanie Meeks filed a stolen-medication report.

Wendy Stocker last week reported threats.

Rhonda Clark reported harassing phone calls.

Three boys were caught Saturday after breaking into vehicles at Tahlequah Terrace and Bel-Air trailer park. Police said they had several stolen items in their possession, and were also riding stolen bicycles.

Police responded to a possible suicide call in late April on North Jones.

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