Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

September 23, 2008

Police report for Tuesday, Sept. 23

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS — Tahlequah police arrested a local man Friday for allegedly shoplifting at Wal-Mart. James Hughes, 41, was detained for allegedly taking home furnishing items , clothing and other items in a large sack and attempting to leave the store.

Allene Holmes, 55, was arrested for assault and battery Sunday after allegedly assaulting Regina Ballard. Holmes and another woman were allegedly hitting Ballard while she was trying to shop at Wal-Mart.

Cesar Enriquez-Ranirez, 23, was arrested Sunday by Officer Jeff Phillips for DUI, transporting an open container and no driver license.

Mollie Bales filed a report Sunday, alleging $200 in cash was stolen from Taco Mayo.

Sgt. Leland Hamner arrested Adam Buckman, 24, Sunday for possession of marijuana after stopping Buckman for a speeding violation. He was issued a warning for speeding.

On Saturday, Officer Eldon Graves stopped Michael C. Oakley, 31, for a traffic violation and arrested him for DUI, driving under revocation and an improper stop.

Johnnie Phillips told police Friday a thief took six cattle panels from his field.

Francisco Plasencia said Saturday his boat was stolen from the east side of his residence.

Michelle Angel, 29, was arrested Friday night for unauthorized use of a vehicle. Amber Stryffeler allowed Angel to borrow the vehicle, but it was gone far longer than it was supposed to be.

Sharon Brittain filed a violation of protective order report Friday.

Hixon arrested Teresa Walker, 39, for public drunk Saturday and then added possession of controlled drug in a jail facility. She had Xanax and a blue pill, along with cigarettes and a lighter, when she was booked.

Janeena Birdcreek, 27, was arrested Saturday by Graves on an outstanding warrant from Okfuskee County.

Gayla Wright said three men stole letters off the menu board at Kentucky Fried Chicken Friday.

Trasi McFarland said Friday someone’s been letting air out of her vehicle tire.

Trent Butler said Sunday the drop gate for the Eagle Med helicopter struck his vehicle.

Shelly Brooks told officers Saturday someone slashed tires on her vehicle.

Ali Philpott said Saturday someone took a headset from McDonald’s and was using it to curse customers and staff.

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Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars, and liquor stores should be open.
Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars only; liquor stores should stay closed.
Liquor stores should be open Sundays, but drinks should not be served anywhere on Sundays.
The law should remain as it is now; liquor stores should be closed, and drinks should be served on Sundays according to county option.
No alcohol should be sold or served publicly on Sundays.
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