Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

September 10, 2013

Woman arrested after traffic stop

TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee County sheriff’s deputies arrested a woman last week after she was stopped for speeding east of Tahlequah.

Angela M. Walkingstick, 45, of Tahlequah, was booked into jail for driving under the influence of drugs. Deputies said Walkingstick smelled of marijuana and had a hard time keeping her balance during sobriety tests. She allegedly admitted to smoking “two bowls [of marijuana] from a pipe,” deputies said in their arrest report. She declined to take a state sobriety test.

Donald Ray Wilder, 64, of Tahlequah, was arrested for violation of a protective order last week.

Christy Faye Maher, 20, was arrested Sunday for domestic assault and battery on a minor.

In other matters, Larry Harris filed a report recently about a man blocking a county road with vehicles, lawn mowers, a trailer and all-terrain vehicles.

Evelyn Richmond reported the theft of an air compressor, which was later located at a Tahlequah pawn shop.

Mary L. Smith spoke with deputies last week about the violation of a protective order.

Danniel Vincent reported the theft of a phone last week.

Karen Overton reported being threatened recently.

David Rainbolt spoke to police about money being fraudulently used off of a prepaid money card.

Clifford Dodge spoke to police last week about the theft of a weed eater and other items.

Sandra Freeman recently reported the theft of a Frisco Railroad brass bell.

Ricky Ross reported the theft of a vehicle by a known person on Sept. 5.

Arliss Moss told police his four-wheeler was stolen Sunday.

Jeffrey Gale told deputies he was slapped in the face this week.

Carol Montgomery reported a break-in and subsequent vandalism last week.

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