Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

May 7, 2014

Police Beat: Man arrested after assault on woman

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police arrested an 18-year-old local man this week after he allegedly assaulted a woman and tried to prevent her from calling 911.

Isaih Mitchell was booked into jail for domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor and interfering with a 911 call. Mitchell allegedly broke a woman’s phone when she was trying to call for help. The victim alleges Mitchell crawled in through a window and poked her in the nose, pulled her hair and dragged her.

In other matters, Sarah C. Ingram, 21, of Tulsa, was arrested Monday for allegedly shoplifting from Wal-Mart.

Margaret A. Soap, 45, of Dallas, Texas, was arrested Sunday after she allegedly entered Wal-Mart intoxicated.

Officers took an assault report from Jimmy Wilson Monday when Wilson said he was hit in the back of the head with a rock.

Jerrod Hood reported a lost or stolen license plate recently. The tag is Cherokee Nation number 252-49C.

Denise Hooper told police she lost two rings recently.

Employees at a local convenience store called police after finding drugs in a restroom Monday.

Aisling Sosa told police last week that cash was stolen from her house.

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