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Adair County Drug Ring Suspects Still On Run, Authorities Say

A dozen people in Green Country accused of being part of a major meth ring are now charged in federal court. Investigators need help tracking down two of the people who are charged but are still on the run. These arrests and charges are expected to have a major impact on crime in Adair, Cherokee,

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-03-23 05:10:00

SHERIFF'S BEAT: Woman reports missing teen, vehicle

Deputies of the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office were called to the Tahlequah Police Department on March 20 to meet a woman who visited the station to report a 17-year-old male runaway. The person said she came home to find the teen and the family vehicle missing. A sibling said the boy left, indica

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-03-22 07:45:00

District attorney notices disturbing Tulsa trend

TULSA COUNTY - The Tulsa County District Attorney's Office has noticed a disturbing trend over the last few years. They seem to be charging more people with animal cruelty. In 2016, there were 16 charges present. That number jumped to 36 last year. District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler says it's a d

KRMG - 2018-03-22 12:25:00

OHP is looking for a driver who crashed into a creek and left behind an injured passenger

OHP is looking for a driver of a white pickup truck who crashed into a creek after hitting a dirt berm and left behind an injured passenger. 2 Works for Your Reporter Gitzel Puente has a live look of the damage near Haskell. HASKELL, Okla. - Troopers are looking for a driver of a white pickup truck

KJRH.COM - 2018-03-23 10:55:15

Police Beat 3-23-18: Driver of parked vehicle winds up behind bars

Tahlequah police officers arrested a man on March 22 after stopping to check on a vehicle parked behind the car wash on Rayne Street. Nathan Harrington was taken into custody for a warrant, and on complaints of false impersonation to avoid prosecution and possession of drug paraphernalia. Officer Br

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-03-23 07:45:00

Jason Boland & The Stragglers to perform in Muskogee April 13

MUSKOGEE - Independent country torchbearers Jason Boland & The Stragglers will perform at the Muskogee Exchange Club Chili & BBQ Cook-Off at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 13. The show has been planned in support of their ninth studio album, "Hard Times Are Relative," releasing May 18 via Thirty Tigers. To

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-03-23 07:45:00

Muskogee barge tonnage taxed by tariff concerns

MUSKOGEE, Okla. - Barge tonnage at the Port of Muskogee took a hit on several fronts in February, but the impact of tariffs announced this month by the Trump administration on steel and aluminum imports could linger for months. Steel imports made up about a third of all commodities shipped in 2017 b

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-03-21 22:45:00

Officials arrest women after children bring drugs to two different Muskogee elementary schools

Kastie Hollis faces a felony child neglect charge after she allegedly dropped off her 11-year-old child at a Muskogee school Thursday. Court records claim the child went into the school office and called Hollis to tell her he located meth in his jacket pocket. Mazzio's offers free pizza for Green Co


Man wanted for manufacturing fully automatic weapons in standoff identified; woman released

Update, 2:15 p.m.: Authorities identified the wanted man as Rush Lincoln Hembree, 49, of Nebraska. No other information about him was released. Update, 1:59 p.m.: A pregnant woman who was in the motel room with the man has left the room, police said. It was not immediately clear how she was able to

TULSA WORLD - 2018-03-21 18:19:00

Standoff With A Wanted Suspect Underway At Tulsa Motel

Police are involved in a standoff right now at an east Tulsa motel with a armed man wanted on felony warrants out of Nebraska. The location is the Rest Inn in the 7400 block of East Admiral Place. Police say it all began at around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday as officers were looking for the man. At about 11


Police Beat 3-22-18: Suspicious bag found in parking lot

Officers of the Tahlequah Police Department were called to a local business on East Downing Street to investigate a suspicious bag found in the parking lot on March 20. A store clerk at Big B Food and Deli told Officer Bryan Qualls that he found a white container containing a clear plastic bag with

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-03-22 07:45:00

Tulsa Father 'Dead Inside' After Boyfriend Arrested For Daughter's Death

A father's daughter is dead and her boyfriend is in jail after telling 911 she committed suicide. Police said they found several inconsistencies in Jermico Willis's story after officers found his girlfriend, Iesha Wallace dead. Wallace's father, Billy Reagor, said the couple's relationship was troub


Vigil Held For Missing Muskogee Woman

The family of a missing Muskogee woman held a vigil Sunday as they still search for answers. Jamie McChurin went missing 21 years ago. Even after all this time, the family of Jamie McChurin still has no idea what happened to her. "It's really hard because someone out there knows where she is they


Two bodies found Friday in Claremore identified

CLAREMORE - Rogers County deputies have identified the victims from the Friday murder-suicide in Claremore. Deputies said David and Donna Burris have been identified as the victims inside the home. The sheriff's office said deputies found the bodies inside the home on East 460 Road. A motive for t


Man charged with child sex abuse, injury

Randy Williams Collins, 44, of Muskogee, has been charged with felony child sexual abuse and felony child abuse by injury. He is being held on $100,000 bond in the Muskogee County/City Detention Facility with an upcoming court date of April 2, said Muskogee County District Attorney Orvil Loge. Coll


Police: Hotel safe stolen, woman run over

An employee of a Muskogee hotel was run over after trying to confront guests who were allegedly attempting to steal a safe from a hotel room about 7:20 p.m. Saturday, Muskogee police reported. Three suspects were arrested: George Khoury, 25; Jonathan Khoury, 23; and Hala Makhoul, 51. They were booke


Police Beat 3-21-18: Man arrested after forcing his way into motel room

Tahlequah police officers placed a man in custody on March 20 after a man reportedly forced his way into a room at Cherokee Inn. Preston Vincent was booked into the Cherokee County Detention Center on a complaint of breaking and entering. Officer Chase Reed said he approached Vincent in the parking


Cherokee Nation deputy marshals honored

TAHLEQUAH - Cherokee Nation Deputy Marshals Joe Rainwater and Matt Laney were recognized for acts of valor by 5.11 Tactical during the grand opening of the company's Oklahoma City store. Rainwater, of Tahlequah; and Laney, of Fort Gibson, both received the medal of valor for actions each took last s


Muskogee couple charged in alleged child abuse

A Muskogee man is being held in the Muskogee County/City Detention Facility on $200,000 bond, and his wife is being held on $100,000 bond on child abuse-related charges. Walter Points, 65, is charged with three counts of child sexual abuse and three counts of child abuse by injury. June Points, 62,


Cause of death unclear for woman whose body parts were found in Okmulgee dumpster

State medical examiners were unable to determine a woman's cause and manner of death after part of her body was discovered about a year ago in a gas station dumpster in Okmulgee. Employees of the gas station found part of Ashley Mead's body on Feb. 15 after Adam Densmore, 33, allegedly discarded her