Court, Police & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
The court issued an arrest warrant July 7 for Kenneth Ray Squetimkin, 24, Okanogan, for second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. The crimes allegedly occurred June 24.

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Superior Court Criminal Tyler Lee Shelton, 26, Omak, pleaded guilty July 5 to first-degree criminal trespassing (lesser included of first-degree burglary), third-degree theft (lesser included of first-degree robbery), attempted second-degree assault (lesser included of first-degree assault) and two counts of third-degree malicious mischief. Shelton was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 94 days suspended, [...]

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Okanogan County Commissioners Jim Detrol, Ray Campbell and Sheilah Kennedy, with Chief Civil Deputy Prosecutor Albert Lin. Kennedy is holding up a report on the county

Commissioners won’t move juvenile detainees out of county

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Commissioners won’t be moving juvenile detention services out of the county, thus ending a legal action brought against them and the county on behalf of the county’s Superior Court Judges and the Juvenile Administrator.

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Superior Court
Criminal
Juventino Simon Sandoval Lopez, 40, Omak, pleaded guilty June 29 to unlawful imprisonment (lesser included of second-degree kidnapping) and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. The court dismissed charges of harassment (threats to kill), reckless endangerment and second-degree assault. Sandoval Lopez was sentenced to 21 months in prison and fined $1,110.50 for the Sept. 5, 2014 crimes.

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Superior Court
Criminal
Chantelle Rose Mendivil, 20, Tonasket, pleaded guilty June 21 to first-degree possession of stolen property, two counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, residential burglary (lesser included of first-degree burglary), residential burglary, second-degree burglary, first-degree theft, second-degree theft and theft of a motor vehicle. The crimes occurred Dec. 2, 2014. In a second case….

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Superior Court

Criminal

Gloria Marie Mathyer, 53, Twisp, was found guilty (jury trial) June 10 for vehicular homicide and vehicular assault. Mathyer pleaded guilty June 7 to third-degree DWLS. She was sentenced to 173 months (14.4 years) in prison and fined $600 for the June 7, 2014 crimes.

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Superior Court Judges, administrator, file suit against the county commissioners

OLYMPIA – Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has appointed a Special Assistant to bring legal action on behalf of the Okanogan Superior Court against Okanogan County and its individual commissioners, Sheilah Kennedy, Jim DeTro and Ray Campbell.

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Superior Court
Criminal
The court found probable cause to charge Christopher David Chapple, 34, Oroville, with eight counts of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes. The crimes allegedly occurred throughout May.

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Superior Court

Criminal

The court found probable cause to charge Lynette Lomacka Washington, 42, Oroville, with distribution of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), POCS (methamphetamine) and tampering with physical evidence. The crimes allegedly occurred April 23.

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Superior Court
Criminal
Michael Dean Condon, 35, Omak, pleaded guilty May 17 to third-degree assault (lesser included to second-degree assault). Condon was sentenced to eight months in jail and fined $1,110.50 for the March 22, 2015 crime.

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