Cops & Courts

Superior Court

Criminal

  • Cheryl Marie Minarcin, 41, Oroville, pleaded guilty Dec. 2 to aiming or discharging a firearm. Minarcin was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 363 days suspended with credit for one day served, and fined $1,010.50 for the July 29 crime.
  • Ruben Jauregui Ochoa, 38, Omak, pleaded guilty Dec. 2 to distribution of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and alien in possession of a firearm. Ochoa was sentenced to 12 months in prison and fined $3,010.50. The crimes occurred in December 2013 and June 2014.
  • Kyle Anthony Nicholson, 28, Tonasket, pleaded guilty Dec. 2 to POCS (methamphetamine). The court dismissed an additional charge: unlawful possession of a short-barreled shotgun. Nicholson was sentenced to three months in jail and fined $2,110.50 for the Dec. 6, 2013 crimes.
  • Aaron David Zigler, 25, Tonasket, pleaded guilty Dec. 3 to two counts of residential burglary and one count each of first-degree theft, second-degree theft and third-degree malicious mischief. The court dismissed two counts of second-degree malicious mischief and one count each of first-degree burglary, second-degree burglary and theft of a firearm. Zigler was sentenced to 30.75 months (2.56 years) in prison and assessed $27,563.86 in fines, fees and restitution. The crimes occurred April 5.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Nissa Ann Birdsbill, 34, Omak, with second-degree TMVWOP. The crime allegedly occurred Nov. 21.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Jacqueline Anne Stotts, 51, Omak, with first-degree assault (with a deadly weapon) (DV). The crime allegedly occurred Nov. 23.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Rocque Frederick Norbert, 61, St. Albert, Alberta, with unlawful possession of a legend drugs (anabolic steroids). The crime allegedly occurred Nov. 23 at the Oroville Port of Entry.

District Court

  • Michael Anthony Eisen, 26, Oroville, guilty of possession of a dangerous weapon. Eisen was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 169 days suspended, and fined $808. Eisen had an additional possession of a dangerous weapon charge dismissed.
  • Robert Matthew Eklund, 53, Tonasket, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed.
  • Sheileyna R. Friedlander, 23, Omak, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed.
  • Robert Lawrence Hahn, 29, Omak, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Hahn received a 90-day suspended sentence and fined $818.
  • Anna Marie Hartgering, 31, Omak, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed.
  • Michelle Lynn Hester, 46, Omak, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed.
  • Carrie Elnora Hurley, 52, Omak, guilty of DUI. Hurley was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 213 days suspended, and fined $1,636.
  • Michael Joel Hyde, 44, Tonasket, guilty of violation of a no-contact order. Hyde was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 359 days suspended, and fined $858.
  • Aaron Cesslie Jacobs, 24, Omak, guilty of first-degree DWLS. Jacobs was sentenced to 364 days in jail and fined $1,081.
  • Monica Gaye Joseph, 54, Omak, guilty of second-degree DWLS. Joseph was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 175 days suspended, and fined $668.

911 Calls and Jail Bookings

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014

  • Domestic dispute on S. First Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Malicious mischief on Burton St. in Okanogan.
  • Theft on S. Fourth Ave. in Okanogan. Checks reported missing.
  • Theft on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket. Check reported missing.
  • Trespassing on Hwy. 97 near Oroville.
  • One-vehicle crash on Pine Creek Rd. near Tonasket. No injuries reported.
  • Burglary on Mule Deer Loop near Loomis.
  • Violation of a no-contact order on Koala Ave. in Omak.
  • Warrant arrest on N. Ash St. in Omak.
  • Theft on Okoma Dr. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on N. Main St. in Omak.
  • Vehicle prowl on Koala Dr. in Omak.
  • Fraud on S. Whitcomb Ave. in Tonasket.
  • James Edward Mengle, 46, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV).
  • Morgan Lynn Roloff, 23, DOC detainer.
  • Joshua Andrew Fischer, 29, DOC detainer.

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

  • Burglary on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket.
  • Theft on Dogwood St. in Oroville. Sheet metal reported missing.
  • Warrant arrest on Oak St. in Okanogan.
  • Found property on N. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Suitcase recovered.
  • Theft on N. Main St. in Omak. Cell phone reported missing.
  • Assault on S.E. State St. in Tonasket.
  • Littering on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket.
  • Mark Anthony Yingling, 31, booked for second-degree robbery, fourth-degree assault, third-degree theft and second-degree ID theft (all bond surrender).
  • Shaun Anthony Baker, 28, DOC detainer.
  • Carolyn Lee Lozano, 36, DOC detainer.
  • Chantelle Rose Mendivel, 18, booked for first-degree possession of stolen property, two counts of residential burglary, two counts of possession of a stolen vehicle, and one count of first-degree theft.
  • Samantha Garcia, no middle name listed, 24, booked for first-degree possession of stolen property, two counts of residential burglary, two counts of possession of a stolen vehicle, and one count of first-degree theft.
  • Tyler Scott Fife, 20, booked for first-degree possession of stolen property, first-degree burglary, residential burglary, second-degree burglary, TMVWOP, first-degree theft, theft of a firearm, second-degree malicious mischief and two counts of POCS (one each for Vicodin and ecstasy).
  • Lizabeth Campos Prados, 25, booked on two counts of delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), and one count of delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) (within 1,000 feet of a school zone).
  • Sean Lee Dahlquist, 23, booked for first-degree possession of stolen property, felony possession of a firearm, first-degree burglary, residential burglary, second-degree burglary, theft of a firearm, possession of a stolen firearm, two counts of TMVWOP, one count of second-degree malicious mischief and two counts of POCS (one each for Vicodin and ecstasy).
  • Kane McKinsey Searcy, 32, booked on two FTA warrants: theft of a motor vehicle and third-degree DWLS.
  • David Rollin Carrier, 51, booked on an FTA bench warrant for POCS.
  • Beau Brandon True, 30, booked on two Omak Police Department FTA warrants: reckless driving and disorderly conduct. 

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

  • Fraud on Jacquish Rd. near Omak.
  • One-vehicle crash on Salmon Creek Rd. near Okanogan. No injuries reported.
  • Domestic dispute on Old Riverside Hwy. near Omak.
  • Fraud on Emery St. in Omak.
  • Harassment on Jasmine St. in Omak.
  • Assault on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Theft on Golden Rd. in Oroville.
  • Assault on Cherry St. in Omak.
  • Josiah A. Moses, 19, booked on an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for MIP/C.

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

  • Burglary on Pine St. in Okanogan.
  • Malicious mischief on Stage Coach Loop Rd. near Oroville.
  • Assault on Koala Ave. in Omak.
  • Malicious mischief on N. Main St. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on S. Elm St. in Omak.
  • Vehicle-vs.-pedestrian crash on Engh Rd. in Omak. Injuries reported.
  • Assault on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Burglary on Central Ave. in Oroville.
  • Johannes Robert Lappin, 42, booked for first-degree assault.
  • Jeremy Leroy Paul Stearns, 28, book on a State Patrol FTA warrant for DUI.
  • Sean Lee Dahlquist, 23, booked for second-degree burglary, second-degree theft, second-degree malicious mischief and second-degree criminal trespassing.

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

  • Vehicle prowl on S. First Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Sex offense on S. Fourth Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Assault on N. Third Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Vehicle prowl on N. Fifth Ave. in Okanogan. GPS device reported missing.
  • Warrant arrest on Apple Way Rd. in Okanogan.
  • Illegal burning on Engh Rd. near Omak.
  • Theft on Patrol St. in Okanogan. Car batteries reported missing.
  • Failure to register as a sex offender on Golden Rd. in Oroville.
  • Domestic dispute on Loomis-Oroville Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Burglary on Riverside Dr. in Omak.
  • Two-vehicle crash on Riverside Dr. in Omak. No injuries reported.
  • Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Domestic dispute on S. Juniper St. in Omak.
  • Burglary on Riverside Dr. in Omak.
  • Theft on Appleway Ave. in Oroville. Wallet reported missing.
  • Trespassing on 23rd Ave. in Oroville.
  • Assault on Main St. in Oroville.
  • Kane McKinsey Searcy, 32, booked for second-degree theft and second-degree trafficking in stolen property.
  • William Christopher Taylor Jr., 21, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV).
  • Robert Lewis Hankins, 41, booked for failure to register as a sex offender.
  • Bernardino Saldana Rodriguez, 46, booked for violation of a no-contact order.

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

  • DWLS on Apple Way Rd. in Okanogan.
  • Warrant arrest on Hwy. 97 near Okanogan.
  • Public intoxication on Bide-a-Wee Rd. near Omak.
  • One-vehicle crash on Spring Coulee Rd. near Okanogan. No injuries reported.
  • Hazardous materials on Appleway Ave. in Oroville. Ammonia leak reported.
  • Daniel George Taylor, 50, booked for DUI.
  • Jesus de Aquino Oregon, 37, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV).
  • Kenneth Ray Squetimkin, 23, booked on two Omak Police Department FTA warrants: third-degree theft and fourth-degree assault.
  • Merton Bazil Solomon, 47, booked on two OCSO FTA warrants, both for third-degree DWLS.
  • Jason Ernest Andrew Keele, 42, booked on an OCSO FTA warrant for second-degree criminal trespassing.

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

  • Assault on Pine St. in Okanogan.
  • Theft on Mill St. in Okanogan.
  • DUI on N. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • DUI on Ross Canyon Rd. near Omak.
  • Fraud on Jennings Loop Rd. near Oroville.
  • One-vehicle crash on Tonasket Airport Rd. near Tonasket. No injuries reported.
  • Assault on Tacoma St. in Okanogan.
  • Automobile theft on Tacoma St. in Okanogan.
  • Warrant arrest on E. Jonathan St. in Tonasket.
  • Domestic dispute on N. Juniper St. in Omak.
  • Domestic dispute on S. Whitcomb Ave. in Tonasket.
  • Shannon Katherine McDermott, 43, booked for DUI and third-degree DWLS.
  • Rodger Alexander Cate, 50, booked for resisting arrest and DUI.
  • Francisco Bud Bitonti Jr., 35, booked for harassment (threats to kill) and DUI.
  • Julie Aspen Wise, 22, booked on an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for third-degree theft.
  • Jesus Ramirez Palomares, 52, booked for third-degree DWLS and an OCSO FTC warrant for third-degree DWLS.
  • Gary Ray Raub, 26, booked on two counts of fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation. 

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/C - Failure to Appear/Comply (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