Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

August 16, 2013

Man reports attack, threats

TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee County sheriff’s deputies spoke to a man Tuesday who said he was attacked and threatened.

Brandon Gullett said he was asked to talk with another man to give him some advice, but during the conversation, the man became angry and attacked him

 After a scuffle, Gullett was able to leave, but told deputies he later received a threatening voicemail from the suspect.

In other matters, Ricky Moore told deputies this week that medications were taken from his home.

Cynthia Spears filed an information report Tuesday.

Alice Earl told deputies some pills were taken from her bathroom cabinet recently.

On Tuesday, deputies arrested Jerry Cogburn of Hulbert at his mother’s home on violation of a protective order.

Family members alleged that Cogburn was not taking his medications properly; Cogburn claimed his mother was trying to poison him. Cogburn was transported to Tahlequah City Hospital, where a report was filed stating tests indicated the presence of aspirin, alcohol and acetominophen.

The deputies’ reports state that since no bed at an appropriate institution was available, Cogburn was transported to the Cherokee County Detention Center on the charge of violating a protective order.

On Aug. 8, Deputy Dexter Scott responded to a report that a person had failed to register as a sex offender. Scott determined the suspect no longer lived at the reported residence.

On Wednesday, a Tahlequah woman entered the sheriff’s office to report a protective order was being violated.

Gerald Summerlin reported on Wednesday that an intruder entered his residence and stole $425.

On Wednesday, Kenneth Crowder of Fort Gibson reported the theft of scrap metal from his property.

Deanna Jean Disheroon of Hulbert filed an informational report on Wednesday.

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