Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

September 14, 2012

Smoke shop hit with bogus check scam

TAHLEQUAH — An employee of a local smoke shop reported receiving bad checks recently.

A woman reportedly used three different checks, totaling more than $1,300, to purchase cigarettes at Briggs Tobacco Outlet. Employees said the checks were bad, and they haven’t been able to contact the woman.

Deputies spoke to Allen Buckspan last month about a home burglary where around 200 DVDs were taken, along with Bose speakers, tools, a digital camera, Nintendo Wii, furniture, and many other items.

Martha Moore spoke to deputies recently about being threatened and about the theft of property.

Robert Mathews reported a stolen four-wheeler this week.

Danielle Coursey spoke to deputies this week about a man who applied for a job at a local company. The man who applied later sent several inappropriate emails and made several calls to the company.

David Springer spoke to deputies Tuesday after his 10-year-old boxer/bulldog either wandered off or was stolen.

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