Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

April 18, 2014

Police Beat: Man nailed during traffic stop

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police arrested a local man Thursday after a traffic stop near York and Vinita.

Patrick McHenry, 21, of Tahlequah, was arrested for driving under the influence, no insurance, no driver’s license, and no seat belt.

Carl D. Gurnsey, 37, of Tahlequah, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing a pair of $9 gloves from Wal-Mart.

Itis Atkinson spoke to police Thursday morning about a domestic disturbance.

Deangelo Reyes spoke to police Wednesday after an emergency service bag and a GPS unit were stolen from his vehicle.

Michael K. Ryals spoke to police Wednesday and said he was assaulted after an argument.

Shaun Hajjari told police Wednesday that his vehicle was burglarized at his apartment complex on Kennedy Lane. Suspects stole an Escort 9500 passport radar detector and a Garmin GPS. Hajjari was one of several burglary victims in the area.

Lauren Wagner, Scott Hauck, Jackson Smith, and Lacey Sanders were also victims of auto burglaries, according to police. Sanders said a radar detector was taken from her vehicle, and was located in a field next to the apartment complex. Hauck said an insurance card, Nevada license and sparks plugs were taken. Smith said several of the missing items from his vehicle were recovered in a nearby field. Wagner said that an insurance card and medication were stolen from her vehicle.

Emily Mahaney spoke to police Wednesday after her automobile was burglarized while parked at Pleasant View Apartments. Mahaney said the suspect took an iPhone 5. Caleb Maldonado-Hall filed a similar report, and told police some of his property was stolen out of his vehicle while it was parked at Pleasant View Apartments this week.

Police spoke to Barbara Rackliff on Tuesday after Rackliff reported the theft of an animal.

Cassandra Methvin told police a man went to her house on North Cedar and attempted to fight people while he was drunk.

Oliva Mendez told police Wednesday that her home was burglarized and vandalized.

Laverna Stapleton spoke with police Wednesday about being threatened.

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