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Stolen gold dredge leads to two arrests

Charges filed for possession of stolen property, meth OROVILLE – The theft of a gold dredge and sluice led to the arrest of two men on Thursday, April 2 after they were found to be in possession of the items at a Balmes Road residence. In addition, one of the men was charged for possession [...]

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Christine Marie Mix, 48, Okanogan, pleaded guilty March 31 to POCS (methamphetamine) and use of drug paraphernalia. Mix was sentenced to nine months in jail and fined $1,110 for the Feb. 11 crimes.

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Hitchhiker robbed at gunpoint on Hwy. 20

TONASKET – A Idaho man who was hitching on Highway 20 outside of Tonasket said he was picked up and later robbed at gunpoint. One of the suspects in the robbery died after being tasered by a law enforcement.

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Superior Court Criminal Lance Mario Torres, 42, Republic, pleaded guilty March 24 to POCS (heroin). Torres was sentenced to six months in jail and fined $2,210.50. The crime occurred April 17, 2012 near Tonasket. Brenden Wade Oliver, 23, Spokane, pleaded guilty March 24 to POCS (methamphetamine) and third-degree DWLS. The court dismissed a use of [...]

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David Leslie Louis, 34, Omak, pleaded guilty Feb. 25 to first-degree trafficking in stolen property and third-degree possession of stolen property. The crimes occurred

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The court dismissed March 9 two charges against Gary Ray Raub, 26, Okanogan: two counts of first-degree child molestation. The charges were dismissed without prejudice.

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The court dismissed March 2 a second-degree malicious mischief charge against Patrick Charles Denison, 32, Tonasket. The charge was dismissed with prejudice.

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Benito Rojas Reyes, 34, Tonasket, pleaded guilty Nov. 18, 2014 to two counts of first-degree child molestation and two counts of second-degree incest. The court dismissed additional charges of first-degree rape of a child, first-degree child molestation, intimidating a witness, first-degree incest and second-degree incest. Reyes was sentenced Feb. 24 to 78 months to life in prison and fined $1,110.50. The crimes occurred between December 2013 and March 2014.

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Samantha Ann Harding, 44, Okanogan, pleaded guilty Feb. 10 to two counts of attempted second-degree assault (with a deadly weapon) (DV). The court dismissed additional charges of second-degree malicious mischief and reckless driving. Harding was sentenced to nine months in jail and fined $1,210.50 for the Aug. 10, 2014 crimes.

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The court dismissed Feb. 10 three charges against Mihaly Racz, no middle name listed, 36, Oroville: two counts of harassment (threats to kill) and one count of first-degree criminal trespassing. The charges were dismissed with prejudice.

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