Cops & Courts

Superior Court

Criminal

  • Len Melvin McLane, 51, Omak, pleaded guilty Dec. 30 to harassment. McLane was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 319 days suspended, and credit for 45 days served. He was fined $1,010.50 for the Sept. 2, 2012 crimes.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Garret Victor James Elsberg, 25, Okanogan, with first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm, conspiracy to commit residential burglary, making or having burglar tools and unlawful carrying a loaded pistol in a vehicle. The crimes allegedly occurred Dec. 21 in Omak.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Larry Lee Graves, 57, Tonasket, with drive-by shooting (DV), fourth-degree assault, third-degree malicious mischief, harassment and carrying a concealed pistol without a permit. The crimes allegedly occurred Dec. 20 near Tonasket.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Lynda Diane Fry, 29, Omak, with harassment (threats to kill) and second-degree malicious mischief. The crimes allegedly occurred Dec. 18 in Omak.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Ryan Joseph Stotts, 29, Oroville, with residential burglary (DV), third-degree theft (DV), two counts of violating a no-contact order (DV), harassment and harassment (DV). The crimes allegedly occurred Dec. 25 in Oroville.

Juvenile

  • A 17-year-old Tonasket boy pleaded guilty Dec. 27 to making a false statement and hit and run (unattended). He was sentenced to five days in detention and fined $100. 

District Court

  • Thomas Duran Jr., no middle name listed, 52, Omak, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed.
  • Shannon Dawn Edwards, 40, Omak, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Edwards received a 90-day suspended sentence and fined $468. An additional third-degree DWLS charge was also dismissed.
  • Alex Whistelkia Elsberg, 19, Okanogan, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Elsberg was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 80 days suspended, and fined $468.
  • Larry Junior Frazier, 44, Omak, had a third-degree theft charge dismissed.
  • Jan Majella Freeman, 52, Oroville, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Freeman was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 89 days suspended, and fined $858.
  • Glenn Laverne Gorr, 31, Omak, guilty of obstruction. Gorr was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 170 days suspended, and fined $608.
  • Vickie Ann Hall, 46, Omak, guilty (deferred prosecution revoked) of DUI, hit and run (unattended vehicle) and third-degree DWLS. Hall was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 361 days suspended, and fined $2,936.
  • Dustin Rex Hawley Hennigs, 19, Okanogan, had a charge dismissed: taking protected fish or wildlife.
  • Nicholas Robert Hill, 28, Omak, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed.
  • Laura Ann Iukes, 43, Omak, guilty of fourth-degree assault. Iukes received a 180-day suspended sentenced and was fined $1,033.
  • Ernest Lee Knight, 50, Tonasket, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Knight received a 90-day suspended sentence and was fined $818.
  • Glen Ray Launer, 71, Omak, had a fourth-degree assault charge dismissed. Launer was fined $600.

911 Calls and Jail Bookings

Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

  • Snowmobile crash on Lake Rd. near Oroville. Injuries reported.
  • Harassment on Weatherstone Rd. near Omak.
  • Harassment on Cartwright Dr. near Tonasket.
  • One-vehicle hit-and-run crash on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Threats on Johnson Creek Rd. near Omak.
  • Harassment on Gordon St. in Okanogan.
  • Theft on S. Ash St. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on W. Hale Ave. in Omak.
  • Cody Lee William Burse, 18, juvenile court commitment for making a false statement and hit- and-run (unattended). 

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

  • Weapons offense on Okoma Dr. in Omak.
  • Two-vehicle hit-and-run crash on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket. No injuries reported.
  • Domestic dispute on S. Cedar St. in Omak.
  • DUI on Omak-Riverside Eastside Rd. near Omak.
  • Trespassing on S. Seventh Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Threats on S. First Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Two reports of theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Two-vehicle crash on 23rd Ave. in Oroville. No injuries reported.
  • Disorderly conduct on Main St. in Oroville.
  • Public intoxication on Ironwood St. in Oroville.
  • Wesley Hart Jones, 31, booked for DUI and hit-and-run (unattended). 

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

  • DWLS on S. First Ave. in Okanogan.
  • DUI on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Warrant arrest on Appleway Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Assault on Hubbert Rd. near Omak.
  • Domestic dispute on Hwy. 97 near Oroville.
  • Burglary on W. Cherry Ave. in Omak.
  • Automobile theft on S. Fourth Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Malicious mischief on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket.
  • Domestic dispute on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Domestic dispute on Jaquish Rd. near Omak.
  • Harassment on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Dumpster fire on E. Fifth Ave. in Omak.
  • One-vehicle hit-and-run crash on W. Bartlett Ave. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Automobile theft on N. Douglas St. in Omak.
  • Warrant arrest on Sawtell Rd. in Oroville.
  • Domestic dispute on Mill Dr. in Tonasket.
  • Domestic dispute on N. State Frontage Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Burglary on S.E. State St. in Tonasket.
  • Tyler Thomas Clough, 21, booked for DUI.
  • Cory Leon Hopkins, 31, booked on a Department of Corrections secretary’s warrant for third-degree assault.
  • Jason Russell Adkins, 41, booked for DUI and unlawful possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle.
  • Juan Fernando Muniz Moreno, 32, booked for DUI, third-degree DWLS and a USBP hold.
  • David Dylan Everett Pier, 18, booked on three juvenile court FTA warrants: second-degree burglary, theft of a motor vehicle and first-degree theft.
  • Johnathan Edward Whitescarver, 25, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV) and third-degree malicious mischief (DV).
  • Jordan Dean Whittle, 19, booked for theft of a motor vehicle, third-degree DWLS, hit and run (property damage), third-degree malicious mischief, residential burglary, 10 counts of second-degree theft, two counts of vehicle prowl, second-degree malicious mischief, residential burglary (DV) and third-degree malicious mischief (DV).
  • Jose Rodriguez Ramos, 34, booked on an Oroville Police Department FTA warrant for disorderly conduct. 

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

  • One-vehicle hit-and-run crash on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket.
  • Two-vehicle crash on Kermel Rd. near Omak. No injuries reported.
  • Trespassing on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Two-vehicle crash blocking traffic on Hwy. 97 near Ellisforde. No injuries reported.
  • Domestic dispute on S. First Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Weapons offense of S. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Theft on S. Granite St. in Omak.
  • Domestic dispute on S. Ash St. in Omak.
  • Warrant arrest on N. Ash St. in Omak.
  • Structure fire on Jennings Loop Rd. in Oroville.
  • Assault on Main St. in Oroville.
  • Assault on Ironwood St. in Oroville.
  • Trespassing on Kernan Rd. in Oroville.
  • Janet Lynn Charley, 46, booked on DUI, third-degree DWLS, ignition interlock violation and failure to surrender suspended license.
  • Shane Heisey, no middle name listed, 27, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV).

Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

  • Vehicle prowl on Jasmine St. in Omak.
  • Warrant arrest on W. Second Ave. in Omak.
  • Fraud on Holder Rd. near Tonasket.
  • One-vehicle crash on Conconully Rd. near Okanogan.
  • Another one-vehicle crash on Conconully Rd. near Okanogan.
  • Theft on S. First Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Fraud on Hwy. 20 near Tonasket.
  • Harassment on Hosheit Rd. near Riverside.
  • Harassment on Hagood Cutoff Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Violation of no-contact order on Aeneas Valley Rd. near Tonasket.
  • DWLS on Hwy. 97 near Oroville.
  • Warrant arrest on Balmes Rd. near Oroville.
  • Burglary on Okoma Dr. in Omak.
  • Alcohol offense on Quince St. in Omak.
  • Lisa Lynn Oliver, 41, booked for first-degree trafficking in stolen property, third-degree theft and a Department of Corrections detainer.
  • Rachael Cinda Rawley, 30, booked for a drug court violation.
  • Christopher William Smith, 18, court commitment for second-degree hunting big game and taking protected wildlife.

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

  • DUI on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket.
  • DWLS on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Fraud on S. First Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Burglary on Rodeo Trail Rd. in Okanogan.
  • Trespassing on Vinmar Lane near Okanogan.
  • Threats on Appleway Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Theft on O’Neil Rd. near Oroville.
  • DWLS on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • DWLS on Ironwood St. in Oroville.
  • Warrant arrest on E. Elberta Ave. in Omak.
  • Theft on Omache Dr. in Omak.
  • Threats on W. Elberta Ave. in Omak.
  • Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Warrant arrest on Main St. in Oroville.
  • DWLS on Ironwood St. in Oroville.
  • Domestic dispute on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket.
  • Jeffery Howard Herschlip, 56, booked for third-degree DWLS.
  • Misty Francine Ornelas, 32, booked for DUI.
  • David Contreras Sandoval, 27, booked on a USBP hold.
  • Sandina Marie Nelson, 19, booked on two OCSO warrants, both for fourth-degree assault.
  • Mongo Jerry Lodi Renion, 30, booked for third-degree malicious mischief.
  • Julie Aspen Wise, 21, booked on an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for third-degree theft.
  • Bradley Allen Sweat, 24, booked on a Department of Corrections secretary’s warrant.

Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014

  • DUI on Oak St. in Okanogan.
  • Littering on Pine Creek Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Assault on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket.
  • Assault on Little Doe Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Theft on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Automobile theft on Elderberry Ave. in Omak.
  • Custodial interference on Main St. in Oroville.
  • Domestic dispute on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket.
  • Samantha Diane Dick, 24, booked for DUI, third-degree DWLS, and giving false information.
  • Michael Roderick Carson, 35, booked for DUI, second-degree DWLS, POCS and a Tribal warrant.
  • George Walter Davis, 73, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV) and interfering with reporting (DV).

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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