Cops & Courts

Superior Court

Criminal

  • Scott Anthony Smith, 40, Tonasket, pleaded guilty Feb. 20 to attempted third-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment. Smith was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 304 days suspended, and fined $960.50 for the Feb. 19, 2012 crimes.
  • Frances Joann Edwards, 46, Omak, pleaded guilty Feb. 25 to residential burglary, third-degree malicious mischief and two counts of second-degree theft. Edwards was sentenced to 25.5 months in prison and fined $1,110.50 for the January 2014 crimes. A restitution hearing was scheduled for April 14. In a separate case, Edwards pleaded guilty Feb. 25 to second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. Edwards was sentenced to five months to run concurrent with the above sentence, and fined $1,110.50. Those crimes occurred Nov. 27, 2013. A restitution hearing was scheduled for March 18.
  • Joshua Dean Allen, 32, Oroville, pleaded guilty Feb. 25 to tampering with a witness. Allen was sentenced to 12.75 months in prison and fined $1,110.50 for the Dec. 27, 2013 crime. In a separate case, Allen pleaded guilty Feb. 25 to second-degree TMVWOP. Allen was sentenced to 12.75 months in prison to run concurrent with the above sentence, and fined $1,110.50. That crime also occurred on Dec. 27, 2013.
  • Joseph Gerald Scholz, 24, with addresses in both Tonasket and East Wenatchee, pleaded guilty Feb. 26 to two counts of fourth-degree assault. Scholz was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 363 days suspended, with credit for one day served. He was fined $1,010.50, with restitution in the following amounts: $2,425.66 to Zachary Kuhlmann of Tonasket and $2,310.66 to LifeWise Health Plan of Washington.
  • Travis Wesley Orr, 29, Kelowna, B.C., pleaded guilty Feb. 27 to POCS (cocaine). Orr was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 362 days suspended and credit for two days served. He was fined $760.50. The crime occurred Sept. 20, 2013 at the Oroville Point of Entry.
  • Dustin Thomas Hayes, 25, Omak, pleaded guilty Feb. 27 to POCS (heroin). Hayes was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined $1,610.50 for the Oct. 1, 2013 crime.
  • Johnny Barton Woodward, 56, Omak, pleaded guilty Feb. 27 to attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle and POCS (methamphetamine). Woodward was sentenced to 25.5 months in prison and fined $3,110.50 for the Nov. 3, 2013 crimes.
  • The court dismissed Feb. 25 charges against Gina Marie Anderson, 30, Omak. Charges dropped: welfare fraud, false verification of a welfare document and forgery. The charges were dismissed without prejudice.
  • The court dismissed Feb. 27 charges against Kevin Bert Priest, 48, Omak. Charges dropped: residential burglary, second-degree theft and third-degree malicious mischief. The charges were dismissed without prejudice.
  • The court dismissed March 3 charges against Kristina Marie Gipson, 31, Omak, Charges dropped: possession of a stolen motor vehicle and third-degree DWLS. The charges were dismissed without prejudice.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Shannon Cersten Strader, 22, Okanogan, with possessing a stolen firearm and first-degree trafficking in stolen property. The crimes allegedly occurred Feb. 13.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Shaun Anthony Baker, 27, Omak, with two counts of POCS (heroin), two counts of use of drug paraphernalia and third-degree DWLS. The crimes allegedly occurred Feb. 9.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Randy Benjamin Lepire, 24, Okanogan, with possessing a stolen firearm, first-degree trafficking in stolen property, second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and resisting arrest. The crimes allegedly occurred between Feb. 13 and 15.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Garry Jack McDonald Jr., 39, Omak, with assault in violation of a no-contact order. The crime allegedly occurred Feb. 15.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Jesus Alberto Castaneda, 19, Tonasket, with POCS (methamphetamine) and POCS (marijuana)(less than 40 grams). The crimes allegedly occurred Feb. 18.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Jeannette Deann Dudley, 47, Okanogan, with three counts of delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) within 1,000 feet of a school zone. The crimes allegedly occurred Feb. 18.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Jesus Duarte Vela, 31, Malott, with second-degree murder, alien in possession of a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon and unlawful carrying a loaded pistol in vehicle. The crimes allegedly occurred Feb. 20 near Okanogan.

District Court

  • Joshua Allen Howard Aggers, 19, Oroville, guilty of third-degree malicious mischief and two counts of second-degree vehicle prowling. Aggers was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 344 days suspended and fined $1,058.
  • Trevor Samuel Arrington, 20, Omak, had an MIP/C charged dismissed. Arrington was fined $400.
  • Eric Andres Bakken, 49, Omak, had a charge dismissed: violation of a no-contact order.
  • Gregory Karl Behrens, 56, Okanogan, had a third-degree malicious mischief charge dismissed.
  • Hector Berry Cardenas, 39, Okanogan, had a fourth-degree assault charge dismissed. Cardenas was fined $600.
  • Frank Buckskin Rider Bigwolf III, 35, Omak, guilty of making a false statement to a public servant. Bigwolf was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 354 days suspended, and fined $808.
  • Jason Alber Boyd, 26, Omak, guilty of making or having burglary tools and third-degree theft. Boyd was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 334 days suspended and fined $1,058.
  • Tod Ashley Brandt, 42, Tonasket, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Brandt was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 days suspended and fined $858.
  • Kyle Albert Cantlon, 21, Okanogan, guilty of third-degree theft and guilty (deferred prosecution revoked) of fourth-degree assault. Cantlon received a 364-day suspended sentenced and fined $1,701.
  • Brandon William Cate, 27, Omak, guilty of hit-and-run (attended) and third-degree DWLS. Cate received a 180-day suspended sentence and fined $1,058.
  • Joshua Micael Chapa, 22, Omak, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Chapa was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 85 days suspended, and fined $858.
  • Chad Cleveland, no middle name listed, 44, Okanogan, had a charge dismissed: operating an off-road vehicle while under the influence. Cleveland was fined $200.
  • Karilyn Ann Cline, 24, Omak, had a third-degree malicious mischief charge dismissed.
  • Jennifer Lynn Coffey, 37, Okanogan, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed.
  • Sandra Dee Cooper, 44, Omak, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed.

911 Calls and Jail Bookings

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

  • Domestic dispute on Oak St. in Omak.
  • Illegal burning on Epley Rd. near Omak.
  • Assault on Engh Rd. near Omak.
  • Theft on Vinmar Lane near Okanogan. iPod reported missing.
  • One-vehicle crash on Tunk Creek Rd. near Riverside. No injuries reported.
  • Two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket. No injuries reported.
  • One-vehicle crash on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket. No injuries reported.
  • Public intoxication on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • One-vehicle roll-over crash on Swanson Mill Rd. near Oroville.
  • Domestic dispute on E. Bartlett Rd. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Two-vehicle crash on Central Street Bridge in Omak. No injuries reported.
  • Theft on S. Locust Way in Tonasket. Light reported missing.
  • Christopher Charles Anaya, 23, booked for second-degree burglary, making or possessing burglary tools and second-degree malicious mischief.
  • Jessica Kendra Mills, 22, booked for third-degree malicious mischief (DV).

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

  • One-vehicle crash on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket. Injuries reported.
  • Vehicle prowl on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • DUI on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket.
  • Hit-and-run vehicle crash on Jasmine St. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on Golden St. in Oroville.
  • Drugs on Hwy. 20 in Tonasket.
  • Alicia Jonele Wilson, 20, booked for TVMWOP and POCS (methamphetamine).
  • Julie Aspen Wise, 22, booked on an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for third-degree theft.
  • Gregory Clark Will, 61, booked for DUI.
  • Brett Steele Pakootas, 24, booked on an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS.
  • Wendy Joe Martin, 34, booked on an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS.
  • Zachariah Dacey Zaiss, 35, booked for DUI.

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

  • One-vehicle crash on Chesaw Rd. near Oroville. No injuries reported.
  • Fraud on N. Fourth Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Domestic dispute on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket.
  • Threats on Robison Canyon Rd. near Omak.
  • Vehicle prowl on S. Third Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Harassment on Ferry St. in Omak.
  • Malicious mischief on Ferry St. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on E. Third St. in Tonasket.
  • Daniel Shane Nanamikin, 27, booked on a State Patrol FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS.
  • Michael Paul Utigard, 61, booked for first-degree DWLS.
  • Shelly Ann Edwards, 47, booked on two OCSO FTA warrants: DUI and third-degree DWLS.

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

  • Drugs on Sandflat Rd. near Omak.
  • Harassment on Hwy. 97 near Oroville.
  • Warrant arrest on Engh Rd. near Omak.
  • Warrant arrest on Mill Dr. near Tonasket.
  • Loitering on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Assault on Hwy. 20 in Tonasket.
  • Albert James Onepennee, 33, booked on two State Patrol FTA warrants: POCS (marijuana) (less than 40 grams) and use of drug paraphernalia.
  • Macario Daniel Ibarra, 31, booked on a Department of Corrections detainer.
  • Pedro Camarena Balbuena, 56, booked for third-degree DWLS, two OCSO FTA warrants: DUI and hit-and-run (unattended); two Omak Police Department FTA warrants: DUI and third-degree DWLS; and a USBP hold.
  • Dacia Lee Mackarness, 40, booked for violation of an anti-harassment order.
  • Gustavo Diego Garcia, 33, booked on a State Patrol FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS.
  • Robert Joe Storm, 33, booked on an FTA bench warrant for POCS with intent to deliver.
  • Scott Anthony Smith, 40, court commitment for attempted third-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment.

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

  • Harassment on S. First Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Violation of a no-contact order on N. Third Ave. in Okanogan.
  • DUI on S. Whitcomb Ave. in Tonasket.
  • DWLS on S. Fourth Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Two-vehicle crash on Omache Dr. in Omak. No injuries reported.
  • Violation of a no-contact order on W. Apple Ave. in Omak.
  • Public intoxication on Central Street Bridge in Omak.
  • DWLS on Main St. in Oroville.
  • David James Lavin, 53, booked on a State Patrol FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS.
  • David Lee Fitzgerald, 56, court commitment for fourth-degree assault (DV).
  • Dylan Everett Pier, 18, booked on two Oroville Police Department FTA warrants: resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
  • Doreen Louise Carden, 24, booked for DUI.
  • Patrick Lee Day, 44, booked for POCS and a Department of Corrections detainer.
  • Juan Hernandez Arevalo, 29, court commitment for DUI.
  • Ezra Thomas Chapman, 32, court commitment for three counts of unlawful possession of a firearm.
  • Norman Edward Whited, 62, booked for DUI.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

  • Domestic dispute on E. Dewberry Ave. in Omak.
  • Harassment on S. Teal Lake Rd. near Oroville.
  • Harassment on W. Third Ave. in Omak.
  • Theft on Omache Dr. in Omak.
  • Malicious mischief on S. Ash St. in Omak. Port-a-potties reported tipped.
  • Trespassing on Okoma Dr. in Omak.
  • Assault on Ironwood St. in Oroville.
  • Alejandro Solis Florentino, 26, booked for DUI and a USBP hold.
  • Michael Vincent Burke, 26, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV).
  • Scott Joseph Garrick Girard, 51, booked for four counts of unlawful possession of a firearm, making false statements, seven counts of unlawful hunting of game bird, seven counts of unlawful hunting of game bird (closed season), seven counts of unlawful hunting of game bird (no tag), seven counts of unlawful hunting of game bird (baiting), five counts of unlawful hunting of game bird (over limit), seven counts of unlawful hunting of game bird (with rifle), and three counts of unlawful hunting of game bird (turkey without beard).
  • Jonathan Muniz Valdovinos, 24, booked for DUI and on USBP and ICE holds.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

  • Harassment on Engh Rd. near Omak.
  • Threats on Conconully Rd. near Okanogan.
  • DUI on Hwy. 7 near Oroville.
  • Warrant arrest on N. Fourth Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Disorderly conduct on E. Grape Ave. in Omak.
  • Automobile theft on Engh Rd. near Omak.
  • Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Child abuse on Engh Rd. in Omak. Child reported left in car alone.
  • Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Assault on 14th Ave in Oroville.
  • Patrick T. Watt, 39, court commitments for DUI and third-degree DWLS.
  • Anthony Ray McFarlane, 45, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV).
  • Irene Ornelas, no middle name listed, 42, booked on a juvenile FTA warrant for truancy.
  • Jerry Lee Lane, 37, booked for DUI.
  • Christine Marie Mix, 47, booked for POCS (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, and third-degree DWLS.
  • Delia Ann Marie Cheer, 26, booked on a State Patrol FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS.

Key:

DUI – Driving Under the Influence

DWLS/R – Driving While License Suspended/Revoked

POSC – Possession of a Controlled Substance

MIP/C – Minor in Possession/Consumption

TMVWOP – Taking a Motor Vehicle without Owner’s Permission

DV – Domestic Violence

FTA – Failure to Appear (on a warrant)

FTPF – Failure to Pay Fine

RP – Reporting Party

OCSO – Okanogan County Sheriff’s Officer

DOC – State Department of Corrections

USBP – U.S. Border Patrol

CBP – U.S. Customs and Border Protection

ICE – Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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