Police were dispatched to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting complaint. While enroute, dispatch advised Walmart Asset Protection personnel was speaking with a female who stole several items and was attempting to leave. When they arrived to Walmart, they were advised the suspect entered a silver Mustang and was in the old Keetowah casino. Police stopped the suspect Mustang near Willis Rd and returned the passenger of said vehicle to WalMart where she was positively Identified as the perp they saw place stolen clothes in an also stolen purse. Serena Buckner was arrested accused of larceny.
Police were dispatched to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting complaint. WalMart Asset Protection Personnel stated they observed a female later identified as Kandis Gritts select pants and other items and conceal the items in shopping bags. Gritts then exited out of the
Tire and Lube Express exit with $107.99 worth of stolen stuff.
Police observed Zachary Stubbs standing outside the front door of a local bar in a fighting stance.
When asked what he was doing Stubbs responded in a very arrogant manner and refused to comply with Police request for his identification. Stubbs appeared very unsteady on his feet, had slurred speech, and had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on or about his person. Stubs went to jail, Stubs did not pass Go, Stubs did not collect $200.
Police stopped a vehicle with a tag that expired June of 2015, traveling westbound on Choctaw Avenue. The driver, Madison Reuwer, smelled of alcoholic beverage and had red watery eyes. When Reuwer stepped out of the vehicle she appeared very unsteady on her feet. Reuwer was placed under arrest accused of DUI and driving without a license. Police also found two plastic baggies containing a white crystalline substance and a spoon that had a white substance on the surface of it, inside the center console of the vehicle that tested positive as methamphetamine. Reuwer was transported to the Cherokee County Detention Center, where she was charged with Possession of CDS, Possession of Paraphernalia, Driving while Under the
Influence of Alcohol, Driving without a Valid Drivers License, and Taxes Due State.
One of the top qualifying qualities of a designated driver should definitely be a driver license.
At a "safety checkpoint" at the intersection of Goingsnake and Oak a blue Chevy Aveo pulled up driven by Mrs. Brynna Kindle. Mrs. Kindle was asked to show her driver's license and insurance verification. Mrs. Kindle stated that she did not have a driver's license with her and that she was the designated driver. Dispatch advised that her license were revoked through the state of Oklahoma. There were three females in the vehicle with Mrs. Kindle and two of them told officers that they were completely sober. The officer believed them to be intoxicated from there slurred speech and red watery eyes. An officer asked Mrs. Kindle if one of the females were sober if she would care if they drove her vehicle so the would not have to be impounded. When asked Mrs. Kindle appeared doubtful. Police asked the passengers Mrs. Christian Parker and Mrs. Donielle Brigance if they had any alcohol to drink and both of the stated "no not a drop". Police then asked Mrs. Parker to step out and perform a series of field sobriety test and found that she was under the influence of alcohol to the extent she could not legally drive. Mrs. Parker was placed under arrest for public intoxication. Mrs. Brigance was then asked to step out and conduct the field sobriety test in which she was also under the influence to the extent she could not legally drive. Mrs. Brigance was also placed under arrest for public intoxication. The other back seat passenger Mrs. Shellee McCraken was extremely intoxicated and was arrested for public intoxication. The females were taken to the Tahlequah City Jail where they were booked into jail for public intoxication. The driver was cited and released to a license driver due to her cooperation and ultimately trying to be a designated driver for intoxicated people.
On this date there was at least one traffic stop at or near the entrance to Taco Bell.