Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

August 28, 2013

Police respond to domestic dispute

TAHLEQUAH — On Saturday, police responded to a domestic disturbance on West Fox Street in which a remarried man and his ex-wife were arguing over her child’s paternity. Both parties were advised and no arrests made.  

A man filed a report of assault on Saturday, alleging his ex-wife clawed his face and took his phone.

Rhonda Dunn reported the theft of a window air conditioning unit and mini blinds from a rental property on White Avenue.

A complaint of theft was made Saturday by Denyce Finch, who stated someone broke into vehicle her vehicle and stole her camera.

A counterfeit $20 bill was reported at Walmart on Saturday.

Police investigated a report by a woman of her ex-husband following, videotaping and confronting her in the parking lot of Walmart.

After a traffic stop Saturday for taxes due the state, a driver was advised to remove all property from her vehicle. Police later recovered from the vehicle seven bottles containing pills, which were taken for safekeeping and logged into evidence.

On Friday, police arrested Brian P. Gregory after he allegedly failed to stop a motorcycle at a stop sign at South Street and Mission Avenue. The report of Officer Shawn Presley stated Gregory appeared to be intoxicated and was arrested on suspicion. The report alleges Gregory’s license was suspended, and that two morphine tablets and drug paraphernalia were recovered from the motorcycle.

Police took a report of a broken window at Workman’s Department store on Thursday.

Also on Thursday, police investigated a complaint from Jessie Maci of vehicle burglaries in which jewelry and change were stolen.

Police responded on Thursday to a report at Tahlequah City Hospital that a check had been written on a closed account.

A report of assault and battery was investigated by police on Thursday in which a man claimed another man attacked him with brass knuckles.

Police arrested Cory A. Gwin on Monday under suspicion of using a credit card from a wallet lost by James Botts. Gwin was arrested after police viewed security video from Walmart.

On Monday, police visited a residence on Kupsick Street to receive a report on a suspected runaway female juvenile.

A woman visited the TPD on Monday to file a report in reference to a domestic and custody issue involving children.

On Sunday, police took a complaint at the TPD from Brian Tschirhart, an employee of Reed-Culver Funeral Home. Tschirhart reported the employer’s vehicle he was driving was struck in a hit-and-run.

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