Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

May 12, 2009

Police Beat

Tahlequah police took a report Friday from a woman concerning a theft from her vehicle. Cathryn Chadwell said her medication and a music player were removed from her Jeep.

Jon Gulley said her purse was taken from her shopping cart at Walmart Thursday.

Bob Rice called officers Saturday to report a Budweiser beer theft from Super Mart.

Margret Allen said Saturday an unidentified man pushed the door to her Cherokee Inn motel room, and the door hit her in the head.

An east door at Young Construction was damaged Saturday.

Melinda Meigs said Wednesday her vehicle windshield was hit by several pieces of rock from an Arkhola truck.

Sue Halluin filed a report last Tuesday concerning harassing phone calls.

Danielle Russell said Saturday she’s received threatening text messages, and windows were broken in her apartment.

Whitney Tharpe came to the police department Saturday to report someone accessing her cell phone account and buying a phone.

Michael Zamora said Saturday his window unit air conditioner, push lawn mower and a grill were stolen.

Tools were removed from Jess Foreman’s vehicle tool box during the night Friday.

William J. Leach, 27, was arrested by Officer James Johnson Saturday morning for DUI, attempting to elude, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, transporting an open container and taxes due state. Leach allegedly ran into two vehicles at Big B’s parking lot and then refused to stop until he was pulled over on State Highway 10.

David Garcia, 46, was arrested by Johnson Sunday morning for domestic violence after allegedly grabbing Esther Curtis by the hair.

A juvenile was arrested Saturday by Officer Luke Hixon for possession of marijuana and public drunk.

Luiz Acosta, 18, was arrested Friday night by Johnson for DUI.

Marvin Hummingbird, 34, was arrested by Hixon Sunday after allegedly kicking Treasa Bostater in the face.

Kevin Ford said Saturday an intruder entered his home and took a PlayStation 3 and game.

Gary Bybee said Saturday a chainsaw was taken from Vance Trailer Park.

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