Tahlequah Daily Press

January 16, 2013

Sheriff's Beat - Woman says three checks stolen, forged


TAHLEQUAH — County sheriff’s deputies spoke to a woman Monday after three checks were stolen and forged.

Tammy Vilanj said the three checks were taken Jan. 5, and later used for various amounts at a Peggs store. She said a teenage boy admitted to taking the checks and using them.

Claudie Dean told deputies she found insulation damaged on her trailer Monday.

Ben Bush spoke to deputies Monday about stolen cash. He said he stayed at a friend’s house one night, and before falling asleep, had a certain amount of money in his wallet. The next morning, he had only a small amount of the money.

Janelle Adair told deputies this week an intruder broke into a storage unit at Woodall.

Katina Daugherty told deputies this week her trailer had been vandalized, or a vehicle might have crashed into it.

Deputies spoke to Kathern Rider Monday about a stolen wallet that contained cash and a credit card.