Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

May 11, 2012

Counterfeit bill used at local restaurant

TAHLEQUAH —  

A local restaurant filed a fraud report with the Tahlequah Police Department on Wednesday in connection to counterfeit money. Chili’s Bar & Grill Manager Melissa Davis told police she found a counterfeit $10.
Dewey resident Emily C. Vargas, 23, was arrested on Thursday for DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of controlled dangerous substance.
Logan Fullerton, 22, of Miami was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol following a traffic stop on Thursday. The vehicle was pulled over for driving with a back-passenger door open. Passengers arrested for public intoxication included Tahlequah resident Justin Means, 19, Grove resident Cody Medeiros, 20, and Tahlequah resident Travis Briggs, 23.
Eric T. Hampton, 23, of Tahlequah was arrested for driving under the influence, transporting an open container, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop on May 4.
James Newman spoke to Tahlequah police on Wednesday about arriving to his Tahlequah home to discover that his front door kicked in.
Tahlequah resident Michael Cobb filed a theft report with police on May 6, stating a miscreant had broken into his vehicle. Cobb said his Zune HD and AC adapter were missing.
Susie Scroggins field a theft report with police on Wednesday. The Tahlequah woman said that while she was doing her laundry, an intruder entered her residence and stole a lock box that contained her medication.
Tahlequah resident Marsha Garcia filed a hit-and-run accident report with police  Tuesday. Garcia told police her vehicle was struck from behind and said the car drove off.

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