Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

November 30, 2012

Altercation involving firearm leads to arrest of local man

TAHLEQUAH — Tahlequah police on Wednesday arrested a man after responded to a call involving a firearm.

Kevin A. Ballew, 41, of Tahlequah, was arrested after allegedly brandishing a double-barrel shotgun during an altercation with a family member.

Carl D. Guernsey, 35, of Tahlequah, was arrested Wednesday for shoplifting DVDs from Walmart and for an outstanding warrant from Cherokee County.

Sia Lor, 21, of Oologah, was arrested Thursday for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Robert E. Ford, 38, of Tahlequah, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly shoplifting a surround-sound system from Walmart.

Police arrested Kim L. Fahey, 55, of Tahlequah, for an outstanding warrant on Wednesday. Officers said they were later to called to the Cherokee County Detention Center, where booking officers had discovered three green tablets during a search of Fahey.

Police spoke to Steven Nott on Wednesday after a Martin guitar was stolen from his house.

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