Cops & Courts

Superior Court

Criminal

  • The court decided Dec. 17 to combine trials for two Chesaw men accused of first-degree murder (premeditated). John W. Jennings, 57, and Adam S. Jennings, 27, are accused of the Sept. 2 shooting that killed Michael R. Carrigan, Hoquiam. The court also approved a continuance of the combined trial, now commencing March 4.
  • Kevin Michael Clark, 32, Okanogan, pleaded guilty Dec. 16 to POCS (heroin). Clark was sentenced to nine months in jail, and fined $3,110.50 for the Oct. 24 crime.
  • Jeremiah Van Tachell, 22, Omak, pleaded guilty Dec. 16 to TMVWOP. Tachell was sentenced to three months in jail, and fined $1,110.50 for the Oct. 11 crime. A restitution hearing was scheduled for Jan. 21, 2014.
  • Paulino Cruz Bautista, 33, Omak, pleaded guilty Dec. 16 to POCS (methamphetamine). Bautista was sentenced to 12 months in prison, and fined $2,310.50. The crime occurred May 10.
  • Faith Ann Lezard, 20, Omak, pleaded guilty Dec. 19 to first-degree trafficking in stolen property and third-degree theft. Lezard was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 320 days suspended, and fined $1,110.50. The crimes were committed July 24. Lezard will serve her sentence on electronic home monitoring.
  • Jesse Daniel Ray Lightley, 19, Omak, pleaded guilty Dec. 19 to third-degree malicious mischief (DV) and fourth-degree assault (DV). Lightley was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 352 days suspended and credit for 12 days served. He was fined $1,010.50 for the Sept. 11 crimes.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Lane Charles Priest, 20, Omak, with POCS (heroin) and use of drug paraphernalia. The crimes allegedly occurred Dec. 10 near Omak.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Tanya Paige Hayner, 25, Okanogan, with residential burglary. The crime allegedly occurred Dec. 9 in Okanogan.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Ryan Larry Cate, 30, Omak, with second-degree DWLS and two counts of second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Cory Lee Craig, 25, Okanogan, with second-degree burglary and third-degree malicious mischief. The crimes allegedly occurred Dec. 15 in Okanogan.

District Court

  • Jeffery Thomas Sackman, 53, Tonasket, had a hit and run (unattended property) charge dismissed.
  • Shannon Lee Schweitzer, 32, Tonasket, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Schweitzer was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 89 days suspended, and fined $858.
  • Stevie Lee Ann Sena, 20, Okanogan, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed.
  • Jess Martin Shadle, 29, Omak, had a charge dismissed: no valid operator’s license without ID.
  • Joseph Gregory Shearer, 41, Oroville, guilty of first-degree negligent driving. Shearer was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 85 days suspended, and fined $958.
  • Allen Raymond Smith, 56, Tonasket, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Smith received a 90-day suspended sentence and was fined $818.
  • George Scott Smith, 40, Omak, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Smith received a 90-day suspended sentence and was fined $250. Smith also had a reckless endangerment charge dismissed.
  • Rocky Allen Smith, 48, Tonasket, guilty of operating a vehicle without an ignition interlock device, DUI and first-degree DWLS. Smith was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 134 days suspended, and fined $4,136.
  • Kyle Allyn Snyder, 22, Okanogan, guilty of two counts of third-degree DWLS. Snyder was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 days suspended, and fined $1,716. He had an additional third-degree DWLS charge dismissed.
  • Paul Christopher St. Martin, 22, Omak, guilty of reckless driving. St. Martin received a 180-day suspended sentence and was fined $1,358.
  • Robert Joe Storm, 32, Omak, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Storm was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 days suspended, and fined $858.
  • Jennifer Lynn Valdez, 19, Omak, had a charge dismissed: POCS (marijuana) (less than 40 grams).
  • Ricardo Enriquez Vargas, 59, Omak, had three charges dismissed: operating a vehicle without an ignition interlock device, first-degree DWLS and DUI.
  • Tonya Lin Waugaman, 29, Okanogan, guilty of fourth-degree assault. Waugaman received a 180-day suspended sentence and was fined $638.
  • Tyler Dayne Whitney, 20, Tonasket, guilty of MIP/C. Whitney received a 90-day suspended sentence and was fined $568.
  • Lance Andrew Wiinikka, 36, Omak, guilty of reckless driving. Wiinikka received a 180-day suspended sentence and was fined $1,258.

911 Calls and Jail Bookings

Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

  • Domestic dispute on Engh Rd. near Omak.
  • Fraud on Middle Lane near Omak.
  • Trespassing on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Fraud on Heidi Ct. near Tonasket.
  • Theft on Glover Lane near Okanogan. Fuel and copper wire reported missing.
  • Drugs on S. Fifth Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Warrant arrest on Ironwood St. in Oroville.
  • Harassment on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Domestic dispute on Poor Man’s Lane near Riverside.
  • Domestic dispute on Conconully Rd. near Okanogan.
  • One-vehicle crash on Havillah Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Burglary on Elmway in Okanogan.
  • Found property on S. Ash St. in Omak. Purse recovered.
  • Violation of no-contact order on N. Douglas St. in Omak.
  • Fraud on W. First Ave. in Omak.
  • Underage drinking on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Public intoxication on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Public intoxication on W. Central Ave. in Omak.
  • Violation of no-contact order on N. Main St. in Omak.
  • Threats on Ironwood St. in Oroville.
  • Assault on Ironwood St. in Oroville.
  • Warrant arrest on Hwy. 20 in Tonasket.
  • Theft on Hwy. 20 in Tonasket.
  • Alfred Oliver, no middle name listed, 38, booked and released for POCS and third-degree DWLS.
  • Matthew James Blackledge, 48, booked for violation of a no-contact order.
  • Michael Robert Fry, 35, booked for DUI.
  • Joshua William Combs, 19, booked on an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for MIP.
  • Kacee Robert Webb, 23, booked on an Oroville Police Department FTA warrant for first-degree criminal trespass.
  • Larry Junior Frazier II, 44, booked on two counts each of first-degree trafficking in stolen property and third-degree theft. 

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013

  • Theft on Sour Dough Creek Rd. near Tonasket. Computer reported missing.
  • Fraud on Loomis-Oroville Rd. near Loomis.
  • Weapons offense on Havillah Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Theft on Elmway in Okanogan.
  • Threats on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Theft on Pine St. in Okanogan. Tires reported missing.
  • Public intoxication on N. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Threats on N. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Property damage on Riverside Dr. in Omak.
  • Assault on Oak St. in Omak.
  • Two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 97 in Omak.
  • Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Harassment on Omak Ave. in Omak.
  • Theft on Riverside Dr. in Omak.
  • Illegal burning on Ironwood St. in Oroville.
  • Bradley Allen Sweat, 24, booked on a Department of Corrections detainer.
  • Jorge Reyes Morales Jr., 21, booked on a Department of Corrections detainer.
  • Robert Ellis Allen, 30, booked for second-degree theft and first-degree trafficking in stolen property.
  • Richard Scott Robbins, 46, booked on four Omak Police Department FTA warrants, all for third-degree theft.
  • Daniel Rodney Decker, 35, booked for vehicular assault.
  • Kristen Ann Bob, 31, booked on two counts of third-degree theft.

Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

  • Theft on Gooseberry Way near Tonasket.
  • Fraud on Big Boulder Lane near Tonasket.
  • Threats on Old Riverside Hwy. near Omak.
  • Structure fire on Pouge Rd. near Omak.
  • DWLS on Koala Ave. in Omak.
  • Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Domestic dispute on N. Columbia St. in Omak.
  • Two-vehicle crash on N. Main St. in Omak. No injuries reported.
  • Malicious mischief on Jasmine St. in Omak.
  • Assault on E. Third St. in Tonasket.
  • Kevin James Smith, 27, booked on two Omak Police Department FTA warrants: DUI and third-degree DWLS; an OCSO FTA warrant for third-degree malicious mischief (DV); and a probable cause warrant for violation of a no-contact order and fourth-degree assault (DV).
  • Ryan Dennis Demarcus, 28, court commitment for third-degree DWLS.

Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

  • Malicious mischief on West Log Lake Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Fraud on Xanadu Rd. near Okanogan.
  • Fraud on Dixon Rd. near Omak.
  • Warrant arrest on S. Third Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Burglary on Balmes Rd. near Oroville.
  • Public intoxication on N. Main St. in Omak.
  • Burglary on Riverside Dr. in Omak.
  • Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Theft on Omache Dr. in Omak.
  • Drugs on S. Ash St. in Omak.
  • Fraud on Juniper St. in Oroville.
  • Theft on Hwy. 97 in Oroville.
  • Warrant arrest on Balmes Rd. near Oroville.
  • Threats on Hwy. 20 in Tonasket.
  • Linda Diane Fry, 29, booked for felony harassment and second-degree malicious mischief.
  • Len Melvin McLane, 51, booked on three FTC bench warrants: second-degree assault, harassment and fourth-degree assault.
  • Shanyce Rachel Rodriguez, 20, booked on two Omak Police Department FTA warrants, both for third-degree theft.
  • Noel Lockett, 46, booked on an OCSO FTA warrant for violation of a no-contact order.
  • Arthur Leroy Sims Jr., 45, booked on a Department of Corrections detainer.

Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

  • Harassment on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Theft on Glover Lane near Okanogan.
  • Assault on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket.
  • Weapons offense on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket.
  • Burglary on Hendrick Rd. near Omak.
  • One-vehicle crash on Hwy. 7 near Oroville. No injuries reported.
  • Automobile theft on Nigg Rd. near Oroville.
  • Drugs on Jasmine St. in Omak.
  • Theft on Riverside Dr. in Omak.
  • Vehicle prowl on S. Cedar St. in Omak.
  • Theft on Omache Dr. in Omak.
  • Domestic dispute on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Warrant arrest on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • One-vehicle crash on Koala Dr. in Omak. No injuries reported.
  • Two-vehicle crash on Riverside Dr. in Omak. No injuries reported.
  • Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on Omache Dr. in Omak.
  • Theft on S. Ash St. in Omak.
  • Automobile theft on Quince St. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on S. Whitcomb St. in Tonasket.
  • Trespassing on E. Seventh St. in Tonasket.
  • Garret Thomas Peterson, 20, booked on two State Patrol FTA warrants: third-degree DWLS and obstruction.
  • Audrey Ann Huckins, 50, booked on a Department of Corrections detainer and a Tribal warrant for physical control.
  • Larry Lee Graves, 57, booked for fourth-degree assault, third-degree malicious mischief, harassment, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and drive-by shooting (DV).
  • Franklin John Raschka, 34, court commitment for DUI.
  • Casey Nicole Moses, 27, booked on an OCSO FTA warrant for third-degree malicious mischief (DV).

Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013

  • Warrant arrest on N. Fourth Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Two-vehicle crash on Engh Rd. near Omak. No injuries reported.
  • Two-vehicle crash on Omache Dr. in Omak. No injuries reported.
  • Malicious mischief on S. First Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Theft on Conconcully St. near Okanogan.
  • Public intoxication on Dogwood St. in Oroville.
  • Assault on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on Ivy St. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on Ironwood St. in Omak.
  • One-vehicle crash on Golden St. in Oroville. No injuries reported.
  • DUI on W. Fourth St. in Tonasket.
  • Mark Combs, no middle name listed, 51, booked on a State Patrol warrant FTA warrant for first-degree DWLS.
  • Gerael Gardee, no middle name listed, 19, booked for POCS (marijuana) (less than 40 grams) and making false or misleading statements.
  • Reynaldo Cosino-Almanza, 24, booked on a USBP hold.
  • Jose Eduardo Cocino, 21, booked on a USBP hold and two OCSO FTA warrants: third-degree DWLS and POCS (marijuana) (less than 40 grams).
  • Jose Cervantes Ruiz, 39, booked on a USBP hold.
  • Nils Abraham Timentwa Berg, 25, booked on an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for third-degree malicious mischief.
  • Alysha Kay Mariah George, 24, booked on two Oroville Police Department FTA warrants, both for fourth-degree assault (DV).
  • Robert Joe Storm, 32, booked on a Department of Corrections detainer.
  • Jared James-Paul Morris, 22, booked on an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for third-degree theft.
  • Jesse Owen Jane, 37, booked on to State Patrol FTA warrants: first-degree DWLS and ignition interlock violation.
  • Brandon Marchand, no middle name listed, 39, booked for third-degree DWLS.
  • Garret Victor James Elsburg, 25, booked for first-degree illegal possession of a firearm and conspiracy to commit residential burglary.

Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013

  • Utility problem on Rodeo Trail Rd. near Okanogan. Water main reported broken.
  • Domestic dispute on S. Third Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Warrant arrest on Old Riverside Hwy. near Omak.
  • Harassment on Omak Ave. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Domestic dispute on S. Granite St. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on Main St. in Oroville.
  • Jose Placncio-Sanabria, 23, booked for DUI.
  • Jessika Quinnelle Timentwa, 24, booked for first-degree DWLS and ignition interlock violation.
  • Robert Gene Watts, 44, booked on an FTA bench warrant for delivery of a controlled substance.

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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