Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

August 9, 2012

Police Beat - Man arrested after traffic stop involving narcotics

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police officers, along with a canine officer, arrested a man early Wednesday morning following a traffic stop involving narcotics.

Timothy Blair, 26, of Tahlequah, was arrested for drug possession with intent after he was stopped a police checkpoint on the east end of Downing. A canine officer was used to determine the presence of narcotics.

Kasey Russell, 25, Tahlequah, was arrested Wednesday morning for possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia after a traffic stop.

Police took a report from Sherry Pann last week over theft of checks.

Marilyn Williams Wednesday told police her house was burglarized and vandalized.

Police spoke a manager at Mazzio’s on Tuesday after an intruder broke into some sheds and tried to break into another.

Finish Line employees reported a beer run Monday.

Officers took a missing person report Monday. Rhonda Taylor, of Miami, Fla., told police that 29-year-old Tracee N. Taylor is missing from the 1600 block of North Vinita. Anyone with information can call the police department at (918) 456-8801.

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