Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

August 20, 2012

Man arrested for injuring 5-year-old boy

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police arrested a man last week after he allegedly injured a 5-year-old boy.

Tyler J. Farris, 21, of Tahlequah, was booked for child abuse and destruction of private property. A woman told police Farris left bruises on her 5-year-old boy, and also destroyed some of her property.

Jeremy Dry, 20, of Tahlequah, was arrested Friday for driving under the influence after a traffic stop was made for littering in the local “safety corridor.”

Chad Doublehead, 21, of Tahlequah, was arrested for DUI Friday after being stopped for speeding in the safety corridor.

Police arrested Brittany N. Wilson, 24, of Muskogee, for DUI Friday, while passengers Jill Moore, 35, of Muskogee, and Jose F. Hernandez, 20, of Fresno, Calif., were booked for public intoxication. Wilson’s vehicle allegedly stopped in the road.

Three juveniles were arrested last week for taking someone else’s property and for vandalizing city streets.

Vicky Keen told police she purchased a used cell phone from someone, and it turns out the phone had been stolen from AT&T.

Troy Brown told police Wednesday that his PlayStation 3 was stolen from his house.

Lynn Swepston spoke to police last week about the theft of a car cover.

Lindi Conover on Thursday said someone broke into her house and took some items.

Police filed a report last week after Walgreen’s-Cox Drug on Downing had a window busted out during an attempted break-in.

Rebecca Dugan told police Thursday that someone stole medication from her.

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