Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

September 11, 2013

Shoplifting gets man arrested

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police arrested a man last week after he allegedly shoplifted from local businesses.

Wesley R. Martin, 31, of Tahlequah, was arrested Friday for shoplifting at Atwoods. A police report indicates Martin was also arrested for shoplifting from a local gaming business.

In other matters, Ruth McMurtrey filed a report Monday about unauthorized use of her credit card. McMurtrey said an unknown person used the card to order flowers in Louisiana.

Angela Dance filed a report Monday when her purse was taken while she was at Tahlequah City Hospital.

Daniel Hutcheson spoke with police last week about receiving threatening messages.

Bonnie Wickham filed a harassment report Friday.

Patti Flemmons spoke to police Friday about an assault.

Employees at Lowe’s spoke to police Friday about the theft of merchandise.

Michelle Stockman filed a report Saturday after her mailbox was spray painted by a girl. Stockman was able to resolve the issue with the child’s guardians.

Leona Walker reported the unauthorized use of a debit card last week.

Dorothy Frie spoke to police last week about a lost or stolen wallet.

Melanie Siers spoke to police about a vehicle burglary Sunday and said an iPod Touch and iPod HHS were stolen.

Christopher Crittenden filed a vandalism report Thursday.

Keith Head spoke with police Sunday about a residential burglary and furniture being damaged.

Paige Staton spoke with police Saturday about the theft of a bicycle.

Police filed a report after they arrested several juveniles this weekend when a party turned into a fight.

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