Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

August 28, 2012

Arkansas teens jailed after local traffic stop

TAHLEQUAH — Two Arkansas teenagers were arrested by Tahlequah police Sunday morning following a traffic stop at Choctaw and College.

Cody Ben, 19, of Rogers, Ark., was booked for driving under the influence. A passenger, 19-year-old Jacob Lemeur, also of Rogers, was also arrested.

Rolland McChristian, 54, of Tahlequah, was arrested Saturday on a felony warrant. Officers later took a stolen-bicycle report from Jeffrey Wallington and learned McChristian was the suspect in that theft.

Rocky L. Hughes, 29, of Tahlequah, was arrested Friday for shoplifting at Walmart and possession of paraphernalia.

Angela R. McLaughlin, 25, of Tulsa, was arrested Saturday after allegedly throwing items at Kyle Hancock’s vehicle, causing damage.

Theresa C. Johnson, 47, of Tahlequah, was arrested Friday for shoplifting from Walmart.

Gabrielle Myers, 19, of Tahlequah, was arrested Sunday night for trespassing and obstruction, and Joshua C. Reynolds, 23, of Hulbert, was booked for obstruction and outstanding warrants.

Jennifer Watkins reported last week that an intruder entered her home and took a Dell laptop computer and several checkbooks.

Robert Bechtol told police Friday that an intruder entered his apartment and took a 40-inch television.

Shayn McCleary reported being threatened last Thursday.

James Graves told police Friday that vandals damaged his wife’s headstone at Tahlequah City Cemetery.

Linda A. Adams spoke to officers Friday about threats being made.

Police on Friday recovered a bicycle that was left at the Southridge city park. A bicycle was also found abandoned near Cherokee and Morgan on Monday morning.

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