Claremore Police Department

It's been a busy week for Claremore Police Department.

CPD records show numerous calls, from a felony arrest for possession of a stolen vehicle, to child neglect, and drug possession.

Thursday, around 1:53 p.m., officers were dispatched to Dunlap Towing for a stolen vehicle recovery. Records say the reporting party was an employee of Melton Sales, who said they saw the vehicle parked at Dunlap Towing that as recently stolen from their store.

Officers spoke to the driver, who said he was borrowing the vehicle but didn't know it was stolen, as well as a passenger.

The driver was arrested and taken to Rogers County Jail, where jail staff found methamphetamine in his possession.

He was arrested on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle, bringing contraband into jail, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance. The passenger was also arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle.

At 5:23 officers responded to a call that ended in a felony arrest for child neglect.

The call sent officers to Walmart in reference to a larceny in progress. Officers spoke to a man who was carrying a Walmart bag of lobster, walking back to parked car with three children inside.

"The vehicle was not running and the temperature at the time was 37 degrees with wind at 5.7 mph…Temperature felt like 29 degrees," officers report. "All three children were left inside the vehicle without supervision and without a heat source."

It was determined that the children's mother was inside the store. She was arrested on allegations of child neglect. The man in question was arrested for larceny of merchandise from a retailer, and false impersonation as he originally provided officers with false identification information.

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