Tahlequah Daily Press

November 11, 2013

Checkpoint stop sparks arrest

By JOSH NEWTON
Staff Writer

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police arrested a local man Friday morning when he allegedly failed to stop at a safety checkpoint.

Curtis Leeks, 40, of Tahlequah, was arrested for driving under the influence, taxes due state, defective equipment and driving while revoked.

Police arrested 41-year-old Joe W. Mathis, of Hulbert, Thursday night for possession of marijuana, public intoxication and obstructing an officer. Police said Mathis was found passed out behind Save-A-Lot.