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Adair County drug scheme laid out in federal indictment

MUSKOGEE, Okla. - Federal prosecutors in Muskogee laid out a case on Thursday against 12 people who allegedly conspired to traffic methamphetamine as part of a network that stretched from Oklahoma City to Arkansas. Eleven of the 12 people named in a grand jury indictment live in Adair County, from

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-03-23 07:30:00

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

Pair Pleads Not Guilty In Kum & Go Robbery

Ramos-Salazar, Rivera BENTONVILLE (KFSM) - Two women have pleaded not guilty to running over a gas station clerk during a robbery in January at Kum & Go. Cassandra Ramos-Salazar, 21, of Springdale and Gisselle Rivera, 17, of Fayetteville are each charged with aggravated robbery, first-degree battery

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-22 21:30:31

Tribe to break ground on new casino south of Tahlequah

Cherokee Nation is celebrating the start of construction on the new Cherokee Casino Tahlequah with a groundbreaking March 26 at 1 p.m. The tribe is building the new casino at Cherokee Springs Plaza and bringing more entertainment, dining and convention options to Tahlequah. The 92,000-square-foot fa

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

Sheriff's Report 3-23-18: Deputies take complain from juvenile

County sheriff's deputies took a walk-in complaint on March 21 from a juvenile who claimed she had been physically assaulted. The 17-year-old girl said she asked a girlfriend of her uncle if she could repay $10. When they met, her uncle was in the woman's car. He reportedly approached the teen's car

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

Drug Trafficking Suspects Arrested after Year-long Investigation

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Ten people have been busted for meth, cocaine and heroin trafficking in Benton and Washington counties, authorities said. The 10 suspects were recently arrested on federal complaints in a roundup conducted by local, state and federal law enforcement officials following a

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-21 22:22:42

Pocola man killed in Sebastian County crash

A man was killed in a crash in Sebastian County Wednesday afternoon, according to Arkansas State Police. 26-year-old Johnathan Micheal Crafton was killed in the wreck at State Highway 253 and Durham Lane, south of Fort Smith. Crafton lost control of his 2008 Volkswagen Rabbit while negotiating a cur

KHBS - 2018-03-23 15:51:00

No one hurt in Lincoln mobile home fire

Emergency crews are responding to a structure fire in Lincoln at the intersection of Meade Avenue and Bean Street. Updated: 6:12 AM CDT Mar 22, 2018 Emergency crews responded to a structure fire in Lincoln at the intersection of Meade Avenue and Bean Street. Central EMS says Prairie Grove, Lincoln

KHBS - 2018-03-22 11:12:00

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

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

Adair Co. SO Seizes Drugs In Joint Operation

WESTVILLE, Okla. (KFSM) - A joint investigation between Westville and Watts police resulted in a major drug bust near F E Davis Road, according to the Adair County Sheriff's Office. Good job men!!! Deputies wrote and served the warrant with the assistance of Westville PD and Watts PD. One arrest was


Former Bentonville School Bus Driver Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting Teen

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) - A former Bentonville school bus driver was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a teenager, according to court documents. Joshua Bell, 26, was charged with one count of first-degree sexual assault. He was arrested following an investigati


Man Hospitalized After Fort Smith Car Wreck, Fire

FORT SMITH (KFSM) - A man in his 90s was taken to a hospital Wednesday (March 21) morning after his car caught fire when he crashed into a fence on Spradling Avenue, according to Fort Smith police. The man was trapped inside the car while firefighters put out the blaze, but police said the man was a


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


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


Lincoln PD: Man Facing Charges After Pistol-Whipping Man In Face

LINCOLN (KFSM) - A Prairie Grove man is facing first-degree battery charges after hitting a man in the face with a gun outside of a store in Lincoln, according to an arrest report. Police found two men fighting behind cars parked at the front entrance of Dollar General in Lincoln at about 6 p.m. Tue


Youth Bridge Celebrates National Safe Place Week

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Youth Bridge is celebrating National Safe Place Week with local partners to help kids in danger. Whether a child is abused, a runaway or in any life-threatening situation, Safe Places are there to help. Fire departments, Harp's Grocery Stores and the Ozark Regional Tran

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-21 22:28:21

Police: 130 People Arrested for Cockfighting Ring

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Approximately 130 people were arrested during a cockfight raid, police say. Arkansas Game and Fish Officers from the A4 District assisted the Sevier County Sheriffs Office, Arkansas State Police, U.S. Forest Service, Border Patrol and I.C.E. with a search warrant on a c


Missing Cherokee County teen found safe

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (KTUL) -- Cherokee County authorities say a teen who went missing over the weekend was found safe. Shawna Lowrey, 13, was last seen early Sunday morning leaving Tahlequah. The sheriff's office said she has medical or physical disabilities. The sheriff's office confirms they found Lo


CCSO deputies arrest two suspects on drug complaints

Deputies with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office made two arrests March 16 after a man was seen slumped over in a vehicle in the parking lot of a church. Billy Wayne Harrison, 36, of Tahlequah, and Ella Berna Milstead, 57, of Park Hill were taken into custody. Deputy Anthony Bowling pulled into th