Tahlequah Daily Press

March 11, 2014

Police Beat: Man arrested for assault on girlfriend


TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah Police Department officer arrested a man for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend at a residence on Smith Street.

Mickas R. Mitchell, 23, was taken into custody after Kayla D. Pickup, 19, accused him of assaulting her at her mother’s home. Mitchell was taken to the Cherokee County Detention Center and booked on charges of domestic assault and battery.

Officers responded to a report of an assault in battery in progress on Friday near Cedar Avenue and Downing Street. A Welling man told police he was assaulted as he sat in the parking lot of the State Farm Insurance Agency at 812 E. Downing St. The alleged assailant was not on the scene when police arrived, and there were no arrests.

On Sunday, a woman told officers her grandson refused to leave her residence, but left when police were called.

A man signed a city complaint form Saturday for vandalism to private property.

On Saturday, police took Jessica J. Mouse, 21, and a juvenile into custody on suspicion of shoplifting at the Walmart Supercenter at 2020 S. Muskogee Ave.

A property damage report was taken on Saturday after a dark color Chevrolet Trailblazer drove onto the grass outside the State Farm Insurance agency at 812 E. Downing St., damaging fresh sod.

Asset protection at the Walmart Supercenter advised police Saturday that a male suspected of shoplifting was in custody.

A juvenile was taken into custody Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after being stopped for allegedly racing on Downing Street. Christopher Loveall, 20, was also arrested. No charges against Loveall were specified in the report.

On Friday, police took a report on the theft of a stereo from a vehicle.

A man visited the station on Friday to file a report about larceny and knowingly concealing stolen property in the 1200 block of North Cedar Avenue.

Police took a report at Tahlequah City Hospital on Friday from a woman claiming a person had poisoned her.

A woman visited the station on Friday to report unauthorized usage of her debit card.

A man told police on Friday of a break-in to his vehicle and the theft of a backpack with books and an amp.

Also on Friday, a man visited the department to report that he was contacted by someone claiming to be a grandchild. The person asked that money be sent to a foreign country. After sending the money, the man said he learned the caller was not a grandchild.