OKANOGAN – The dead body of a woman found in the trunk of a burning car in Aeneas Valley last June has been identified as Angela M. Bowers, the wife of a jailed suspect who was shot by Okanogan County deputies investigating the suspicious fire.
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SPOKANE – U.S. Border Patrol Agents within Spokane Sector were involved in two notable arrests over the Labor Day weekend, including near Oroville.
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in looking for a missing person. Gail Smith is a 76- year-old male who has early onset of dementia.
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Sheriff’s office hired two patrol deputies in July. Deputies Jesse Tapia and Justin Malone were sworn in on July 22, 2019.
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 9 at 3:30 p.m. with the intent of authorizing the Emergency Communications Sales Tax (.2 percent) on the November 2019 ballot for voter approval.
Investigation into homicide continues OKANOGAN – The North Central Washington Special Investigations Unit has determined that two Okanogan County Sheriff’s Deputies were justified when they fired on Lance R. Bowers, a 37-year-old armed suspect, after he did not comply with orders and displayed his firearm. “In connection with the Deputy Involved Shooting from June 3, [...]
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 [...]
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.