Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

February 25, 2013

Man arrested for assault, battery

TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Friday after responding to a fight.

Christopher E. Barr, 25, of Tahlequah, was booked for domestic assault and battery.

Deputies said Barr and his wife were involved in an argument after they got home from a bar. Barr allegedly slapped his wife several times.

In other matters, deputies took a report Tuesday about a toddler who told his mother and grandmother he was burned with cigarettes by his father.

Deputies took a report from Jimmie McManus Tuesday about illegal dumping of trash.

Travis Swift reported theft of a firearm Tuesday.

Samantha Snell told deputies this week someone broke into her home and took several items, including a youth firearm with interchangeable barrels; jewelry; cash and coins; and medication.

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