Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

May 7, 2012

Man arrested for kidnapping, assault

TAHLEQUAH — A Tahlequah man was arrested early Friday morning on allegations he assaulted a woman and held her captive.

Police said they were called to a residence on East Shawnee because a woman was screaming. When no one responded at the home’s door, officers forced their way inside and arrested Jacob L. Rock, 33. Police said they found a woman inside a bedroom, and the woman had been assaulted and wasn’t allowed to leave.

Rock was booked for kidnapping and domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor.

Bryan K. Moody, 41, of Tahlequah, was arrested last week after police responded to a domestic violence call.

Brolin Ivey, 25, of Tahlequah, was arrested Wednesday for an assault.

Police arrested Darien D. Jefferson, 21, of Tahlequah,  for public intoxication and possession of marijuana on Friday.

Eric D. Carr, 21, of Checotah, was arrested for driving under the influence Friday.

Police arrested a juvenile driver Thursday for driving under the influence of drugs.

Margaret Froman told police Thursday that her purse was stolen from her car.

Kristie Bowers filed a harassment report last week.

Connie Calico reported threatening or obscene phone calls on Wednesday.

Brittany Keys reported an assault Thursday.

David Bluett on Wednesday reported larceny from a vehicle.

Police responded Thursday to the unattended death of an infant on Pamela Street.

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