BRIDGEPORT – A Bridgeport man was arrested by Douglas County Sheriff Deputies after he allegedly fired shots outside a restaurant and bar in Bridgeport. Adam Torres-Gomez, 24, was arrested and booked into the Okanogan County Jail after being identified as having fired gunshots in front of the El Pariso Restaurant and Bar in the early [...]
Court, Police & 911 Calls
MAZAMA – An Okanogan County Sheriff’s K9 Unit located two suitcases full of methamphetamine on the Okanogan National Forest last Monday, June 17, worth about $1 million on the street, according to Sheriff Tony Hawley.
TONASKET – An Okanogan County Sheriff’s Sergeant and Deputy were involved in a non-fatality officer-involved shooting (OIS) near the Aeneas Valley Store after responding to the scene of a vehicle fire where a body was found in the trunk on Monday, June 3.
OKANOGAN – Courtrooms are not places where you expect to find scenes of celebration and tears of joy. Nor are they a place where you typically see law enforcement officers sitting side by side with defendants.
Over the first four months of 2019, the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office has gained several new employees across the Communications, Records and Patrol divisions.
OROVILLE – The Oroville School District sent out a text alert to parents notifying them of the second lockdown this month. The text stated the reason as being a student “was in danger.”
OROVILLE – A 14-year-old Oroville boy allegedly shot and killed his father outside the family home on Emry Road on Tuesday, March 12.
OROVILLE – An Oroville teenager has been booked into Okanogan County Jail for allegedly shooting and killing his father on Tuesday afternoon, according to Oroville Police Chief Todd Hill.
OKANOGAN – The North Central Washington Narcotics Task Force executed two search warrants on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 in the Okanogan area, seizing large amounts of narcotics and leading to the arrest of five suspects.
TONASKET — The Tonasket City Council meeting last Tuesday, Jan. 8, quickly turned into a heated debate, continuing an ongoing discussion regarding the police department. Some council members even suggested the mayor resign over the issue.