Court, Police & 911 Calls

Sharon A. Allard

Murder suspect dies in hospital

OMAK – The woman accused of fatally shooting her husband Dec. 20 died at Mid-Valley Hospital on Wednesday, Jan. 3, confirms Okanogan County Coroner David Rodriguez.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
The court found probable cause to charge Michael Sean Sackman, 33, Tonasket, with first-degree trafficking in stolen property, second-degree theft and second-degree possession of stolen property. The crimes allegedly occurred Dec. 9, 2017.

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Tonasket man arrested for fleeing police on New Year’s eve

OKANOGAN – A Tonasket man who was fleeing from police at a high rate of speed about two miles east of Omak on New Year’s eve, lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a road sign, according to the Washington State Patrol. At 4:53 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31, WSP Trooper Kelvin Fox attempted [...]

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
The court found probable cause to charge Richard Owen Funk, 23, Okanogan, with harassment (threats to kill) (DV). The crime allegedly occurred Dec. 17.

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Sharon A. Allard

Update: Okanogan man dies of gunshot wounds; wife now murder suspect

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Sheriff’s says a man shot in the early morning hours in Okanogan Wednesday, Dec. 20, has died of his wounds and his wife, Sharon A. Allard, 54, is now under investigation for murder.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

District Court
Zachary Wayne Sparks, 22, Omak, guilty of DUI. Sparks was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 362 suspended, and fined $1,936.

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Okanogan woman arrested for attempting to kill husband

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Sheriff’s office has arrested Sharon A. Allard, 54, Okanogan, for shooting her husband just after midnight, Wednesday, Dec. 20.

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DOE Photo An illegal hard rock bulkhead on Palmer Lake in Okanogan County can cause harm to natural shoreline functions, according to the Washington State Department of Ecology.

Ecology levies $21,600 fine for unpermitted development on Palmer Lake shoreline

OROVILLE – The Washington State Department of Ecology has issued an administrative order and $21,600 civil penalty to Greg Newmarch of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, for unauthorized shoreline construction on Palmer Lake in Okanogan County.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court

The court found probable cause to charge Donovan Rae Nysti, 24, Okanogan, with POCS, two counts of possession of a stolen firearm and two counts of second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm.

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WSP Trooper rear-ended by impaired driver

OKANOGAN – Washington State Patrol (WSP) Trooper Conner Bruchman sustained minor injuries when he was rear-ended by an impaired driver on US 97 near Okanogan on Sunday, Dec, 10, 2017, at about 6:10 p.m.

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