Crime Scene

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital
Jacob Biggs

EDITOR’S NOTE: The people charged with misdemeanors or felonies are innocent until proven guilty in court. Those who want the final disposition of their case reported in the Pawhuska Journal-Capital call Chris Day at (918) 335-8246.

FELONIES

Name: Jerod Wayne Greenleaf

Age: 29

Residence: Sperry

Charges: Second-degree burglary, grand larceny

Details: On Feb. 1, Deputy Daniel Brashear is dispatched to 176th St. North in Skiatook for a report of a theft. Brashear arrives on scene and speaks with the victim. The victim tells Brashear that he was driving around looking for his property and he found a camper that a friend of his recently reported stolen. The victim had a detailed description of the camper, including details about the leveling jack being torn off when it was stolen. He says he found the camper on private property and it appeared to be occupied. Brashear knocks on the camper door and finds Jerod Greenleaf, Cheyenne Roach, and David Mead inside. Brashear checks with dispatch and discovers Mead and Greenleaf have warrants. Brashear checks the camper and notices the stabilizing jack is missing and the bathroom of the camper is torn out, just as described by the victim in his statement. Mead tells Brashear that Greenleaf had just bought the camper for $2,500. They are unable to provide Brashear with a bill of sale or tell him who they bought the camper from. Other defendants reported last week.

Name: Amanda Jo Reading

Age: 36

Residence: Skiatook

Charges: Sexual battery

Details: On Feb. 5, Sgt. Scott Curran is dispatched to the Osage County Jail for a reported sexual battery between two inmates. Curran arrives on scene and interviews the victim and several witnesses. The victim tells Curran that Amanda Reading grabbed her crotch and breasts three times during a card game. She tells Curran that Reading was being aggressive and had “a weird look in her eye.” Other witnesses give Curran a similar statement.

Name: Austin Bailey Nelson

Age: 20

Residence: Barnsdall:

Charges: Second-degree burglary, malicious injury to property over $1,000.

Details: On Feb. 10, Deputy Jeff Jones is dispatched to a house in Barnsdall for a reported burglary. Jones arrives on scene and speaks with a woman. She tells Jones that her house was burglarized and several items inside have been vandalized. Jones interviews Austin Bailey Nelson, a suspect in the burglary. Nelson admits to Jones that he broke into the house by lowering his shoulder and forcing his way through the back door. He says that while he was inside he started breaking stuff, including a TV and other household items.

Name: Gary Allen Gene Day Jr.

Age: 21

Residence: Prue: Second-degree burglary.

Details: On Jan. 27, Deputy Kevin Young is dispatched to Choctaw Ridge in Sand Springs for a report of a burglary. Young arrives on scene and speaks with the victim. The victim tells Young that his house has been burglarized and his dog has been stabbed. He says the only thing missing is a Playstation 4 game console. He says the house was actually burglarized the day before but he’s been busy dealing with his dog’s injury and just got around to reporting it. The victim has surveillance cameras at his house and shows Young the footage. Young reviews the footage and sees a man with a rifle go into the house and come out with the Playstation 4 a short time later. Young notices the suspect is driving a Jeep SUV. The victim tells Young that the burglar is Garry Day Jr., and he’s known him and his family for several years. Deputy Martin Meek finds the suspect driving and places him under arrest after a pursuit. Meek finds the stolen Playstation in the car.

Name: Phillip Nelson Primeaux

Age: 28

Residence: Skiatook

Charges: DUI, open container.

Details: On Jan. 26, Trooper Romulus Gregory is on patrol on State Highway 20 when he spots a truck go over the center line in a no passing zone. Gregory pulls the truck over and notices the driver smells like alcohol and has watery bloodshot eyes. Gregory asks him if he’s been drinking. He says, “Um … No.” Gregory has him sit in his patrol car. Gregory asks him if he’s been around anyone drinking. He says, “Yes sir.” Gregory asks him again if he’s been drinking and he says, “No sir.” Gregory administers a field sobriety test and determines the driver is too intoxicated to drive safely. He refuses to take the breathalyzer test. In the truck, Gregory finds an open, cold, half empty bottle of beer.

Name: Shirley Ann Sampson

Age: 36

Residence: Skiatook

Charges: DUI, suspended license

Details: On Feb. 9, Trooper Romulus Gregory is on patrol on State Highway 20 when he spots a car stop in the highway, reverse, and make an illegal U-turn. Gregory pulls the car over and notices it smells like alcohol. Gregory asks the driver if everything is OK. She says, “I missed my turn.” Gregory notices she has bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. Gregory asks her if she has a valid license. She says, “No sir.” Gregory asks her if she’s been drinking. She says she’s had two beers. Gregory does a record check with dispatch and finds she has a suspended license. Gregory administers a field sobriety test and finds she is too intoxicated to drive safely. She refuses the breathalyzer test.

Name: Jacqueline Rhodes

Age: 60

Residence: Tulsa

Name: Jelani Lonnie Sisco

Age: 42

Residence: Tulsa

Charges: Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, using security camera during commission of felony, possession of heroin

Details: On Feb. 8, Tulsa police officers execute a search warrant on a house on Ute Street. Officers find Jacqueline Rhodes owns the house and she is there at the time of the search. Officers search the house and find a large amount of marijuana, digital scales, heroin, numerous empty pill bottles and video surveillance equipment.

MISDEMEANORS

Name: Tracy Marie Busch

Age: 42

Residence: Pawhuska

Charges: Obstructing officer, no license, no insurance, failure to yield for emergency vehicle.

Details: On Feb. 11, Pawhuska PD’s William Wamego is on patrol on 21st St. near Lynn Ave. when he spots a car with a license plate that says, “PRIVATE”. Wamego notices the plate doesn’t indicate any state or country. Wamego turns on his lights to pull the car over. The car continues for another block and a half, then stops. Wamego asks the driver for her driver’s license. She tells him that she doesn’t have one. Wamego asks her what her date of birth is. She tells Wamego that she doesn’t have a date of birth but she has a date of conception. Wamego tells her that date of birth and date of conception are two different things. Wamego asks her what her “date of conception” is. She says she doesn’t know because she wasn’t around for it. Wamego then asks what her date of birth is again. She tells Wamego that she “is a people and that she doesn’t have a date of birth.” Wamego asks on what day her “people” were delivered in to the world. She says Sept. 1, 1975. Wamego checks her name with dispatch and discovers she has an expired driver’s license and three warrants for previous traffic violations. Wamego places her under arrest. While being booked, she refuses to dress into jail clothes or comply with basic instructions.

Name; Kristin Kelly Ramey

Age: 24

Residence: Pawhuska

Charges: Possession of meth, paraphernalia, public intoxication

Name: William Boyd Owens Jr.

Age: 26

Residence: Wynona

Charges: Public intoxication

Name: Racheal Fortney

Age: 24

Residence Pawhuska

Charges: DUI, possession of marijuana

Details: On Feb. 12, Pawhuska PD’s William Wamego is on patrol on Main St. near Prudom when he notices a car in front of him make an improper turn. Wamego pulls the car over and notices it smells like weed. Wamego has the driver and passengers get out. Wamego asks one of the passengers, Kristin Ramey, if she has anything illegal on her. She admits she does. She reaches in to her bra and hands Wamego a meth pipe and a small bag of meth. Wamego notices she has bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. Wamego then speaks with another passenger, William Boyd Owens Jr. Wamego notices Owens has bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. Wamego places him under arrest for public intoxication. Wamego speaks with the driver, Racheal Fortney. Wamego notices she seems to be intoxicated. Wamego does a field sobriety test and determines she is too intoxicated to drive safely. Wamego investigates and discovers she has some weed in her possession.

Name: Rebecca Ann Towler

Age: 31

Residence: Sand Springs

Charges: Actual physical control

Details: On Feb. 10, Trooper Romulus Gregory is dispatched to Pond Circle in Sand Springs for a report of property damage caused by an intoxicated driver. The property owner tells dispatch that a woman that seemed to be intoxicated drove in to his gate and is now trying to leave the scene. Gregory arrives on scene and finds a heavily damaged car sitting on the road. Gregory investigates and finds the car ran in to a closed gate. He notices there are no brake marks before the point of the collision with the gate. Gregory speaks with the driver. He notices she smells like alcohol and has slurred speech. She admits that she drove in to the gate and had two or three drinks prior to the accident. Gregory administers a field sobriety test and determines she is too intoxicated to drive safely. While being taken to jail, she vomits all over herself and Gregory’s patrol car.

Name: Brandon Karl Simmons

Age: 23

Residence: Wichita

Charges: Public intoxication

Name: Taylor Jay Rylander

Age: 23

Residence: Wichita, Kan.

Charge: DUI

Details: On Feb. 11, Pawhuska PD’s Tammi Batman is on patrol near Main and Lynn when she notices a car fails to come to a complete stop at the intersection. Batman also notices the car crosses over the center and fog lines. Batman turns on her lights to pull the car over. The car continues for another four blocks and stops. Batman speaks with the driver and passenger and notices they both smell like alcohol. The passenger, Brandon Karl Simmons, tells Batman that he’s drunk and that’s why his friend is driving. Batman has the passenger get out of the car. Batman notices he has slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, and trouble keeping his balance. Batman places him under arrest for public intoxication. Batman has the driver, Taylor Jay Rylander, get out of the car. She notices he has trouble keeping his balance. She administers a field sobriety test and determines he is too intoxicated to drive safely. Batma places him under arrest for DUI. While en route to the hospital for a blood test, he admits to smoking “glass”

Name: Jacob Thomas Biggs

Age: 23

Residence: Skiatook

Charge: DUI

Details: On Feb. 9, Trooper Romulus Gregory is on patrol near 4th St. in Skiatook when he clocks a car doing 44 in a 25 mph zone. Gregory pulls the car over and immediately notices it smells like marijuana. Gregory asks the driver for his license and insurance. He notices the driver is very nervous and has shaking hands. He tells Gregory that he just finished his shift at Pizza Hut and is going to hang out with some friends. Gregory notices he has bloodshot eyes. Gregory asks him if he was around anyone smoking marijuana. He says, “Sometimes people smoke at Pizza Hut.” Gregory asks him when he last smoked. He tells Gregory that he hasn’t smoked in a while because he had to quit while on probation. He says some guys were smoking around him by the dumpster at Pizza Hut. Gregory notices he smells like weed and has leafy debris in his mouth. Gregory administers a field sobriety test and determines he is too intoxicated to drive safely.

Name: Jelani Lonnie Sisco

Age: 42

Residence: Tulsa

Charges: Destroying evidence.

Detail: See Jacqueline Rhodes, under felonies. When officers go to execute the search warrant, Jelani Sisco allegedly refuses to comply with officers’ orders to come out of the house. She flees to a bathroom in the house. Officers investigate and find a bag of heroin in the toilet.

Name: Jakus Franklin Wear

Age: 23

Residece: Pawhuska

Charges: Malicious injury to property

Details: On Feb. 2, Sgt. Scott Curran is advised that an inmate at the Osage County Jail has torn up his mattress and written on the door, wall, and light fixture in his cell. Curran investigates and finds that inmate Jakus Franklin Wear vandalized his mattress and cell. The mattress is valued at $90 and the entire cell is scrubbed and repainted for a set cost of $150.

Name: Bethany Van Scheuerman

Age: 50

Residence: Ponca City

Charges: Public intoxication

Details: On Feb. 15, Pawhuska PD’s Justin Tulk is dispatched to East Main for a report of an intoxicated person. Tulk arrives on scene and finds a woman putting gas in her car. Tulk goes to speak with her and notices she smells like alcohol. She admits to Tulk that she’s had a six-pack of beer. Tulk administers a field sobriety test and determines she is intoxicated. Tulk checks with dispatch and discovers she has a warrant in Washington County.