Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

September 5, 2013

Area man reports assault to deputies

TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee County sheriff’s deputies took a report this week after a man was assaulted.

Kenneth Cooper said he was hit several times while he attempted to break up a fight between other people.

In other matters, deputies arrested James R. Fisher, 30, of Tahlequah, for domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor, domestic assault and battery by strangulation, child abuse, and assault and battery Tuesday. Deputies said Fisher was involved in an assault against several victims. Fisher told deputies he wanted to press charges against the alleged victims for assaulting him, but declined to fill out a statement, according to deputies.

Melody Roberts told deputies her home was burglarized and several items were stolen, including a gun, ammunition, and a 40-inch LCD TV.

Elzie Osburn filed an information report Tuesday.

Daniel Vincent reported a vehicle burglary this week.

Terri Shocklee reported the theft of a driver’s license, jewelry, Social Security card and tribal membership cards this week.

James Stopp spoke with deputies Tuesday about a vehicle burglary.

Jason Curtsinger reported being threatened.

Bill Barnett filed an information report Tuesday.

Jennifer Cheater filed a report this week about a viscous dog that has given her family problems several times.

Lee Proctor spoke with police last week about being threatened with a gun.

Nancy Valdes filed a burglary report last week.

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