Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

February 27, 2013

Sheriff's Beat - Deputies arrest man on assault complaint

TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Tahlequah man Monday after responding to an assault.

Jessie Sanders, 40, of Tahlequah, was booked on charges of assault and battery in the presence of a minor for allegedly attacking Rick Hockett.

In other matters, Tabitha Bluebird reported receiving harassing text messages Monday.

Willard Oosahwee told deputies Monday he lost his debit card, and someone later used it to make a $1 purchase and a $17 purchase.

Ruby Larios said her medication was stolen Monday.

Joshua Eller reported theft of tools Monday. Eller said items take include a tool bag, Craftsman 12-volt impact wrench, Makita impact bits, a Bosch laser tape measure, and more.

Deputies spoke to a woman Monday who said her ex-boyfriend hit her and grabbed her by the throat when they were arguing.

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