Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

July 11, 2014

Police Beat: Man arrested for assault

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police arrested a man Tuesday evening after responding to an assault on Griffin Street.

Police said Leo Hooper, 61, hit Thomas Eastham in the hand with a walking cane, which left a visible injury on the Eastham. Hooper was booked into jail for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Kyra Smallen, 24, of Tahlequah, was arrested Wednesday evening for shoplifting at Wal-Mart.

Courtney N. Osborne, 27, of Tahlequah, was also arrested Wednesday for shoplifting from Wal-Mart.

Police arrested a 17-year-old boy and 19-year-old Colter W. Whittmore, of Tahlequah, last week for second degree burglary to an automobile, public intoxication, eluding, and malicious injury to property.

Employees from Rent-A-Center filed several reports this week about the failure of customers to return rental property. Reports on each case will be submitted to the District Attorney’s Office.

Police took a report Wednesday about a runaway juvenile, who was later located and taken home. Police said the girl later destroyed property and tried to leave again.

Amicia Craig filed a burglary report this week.

Melissa Harrington filed a harassment report Wednesday.

Teddy Bulter spoke with officers Wednesday after his vehicle received a dent from another vehicle at the local post office.

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