Court, Police & 911 Calls

Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
Troy Ryan Gilge, 19, Oroville, pleaded guilty Dec. 17 to residential burglary, second-degree burglary, third-degree theft and two counts of third-degree malicious mischief. Gilge was sentenced to 90 days in jail and fined $600 for the Sept. 1 crimes.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
Troy Ryan Gilge, 19, Oroville, pleaded guilty Dec. 17 to residential burglary, second-degree burglary, third-degree theft and two counts of third-degree malicious mischief. Gilge was sentenced to 90 days in jail and fined $600 for the Sept. 1 crimes.

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Cops, Courts and 91 Calls

Superior Court Criminal Gabriel J. Saenz, 42, Riverside, pleaded guilty Dec. 8 to POCS (methamphetamine) and third-degree theft. Saenz was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 319 suspended, and fined $3,260.50 for the Nov. 5 crimes. The court found probable cause to charge David George Vanvekoven, 44, Oroville, with POCS (methamphetamine), first-degree DWLS and [...]

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
Randy Benjamin Lepire, 25, Okanogan, pleaded guilty Nov. 24 to two counts of second-degree possession of stolen property. Lepire was sentenced to 5.5 months in jail and fined $600 for the Nov. 11 crimes.

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Chesaw father and son guilty of murder

Each man sentenced to more than 32 years in prison

OKANOGAN – A man and his son were found guilty in the premeditated murder of Michael R. Carrigan, Hoquium, Wash., who was hunting near their Pontiac Ridge home in September of 2013.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
John Wayne Jennings, 59, Chesaw, was found guilty (jury trial) Nov. 23 of first-degree murder (premeditated) and delivery of a firearm to an ineligible person. Jennings was sentenced Nov. 24 to 393 months (32.75 years) in prison and fined $7,299.50 for the Sept. 3, 2013 crimes.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

District Court
Michael Silvestre Santana, 23, Omak, guilty of reckless driving. Santana was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 363 days suspended, and fined $1,218.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
Ernesto Eduardo Mendez Leon, 21, Okanogan, pleaded guilty Nov. 10 to residential burglary, third-degree malicious mischief and third-degree theft. Mendez Leon was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 184 days suspended, and fined $1,110.50 for the May 28 crimes.

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Tonasket man takes life after 11 hour standoff

Edward John Thomas, 52, of Tonasket is dead after a self-inflicted gunshot wound that ended an 11-hour standoff with Okanogan County Sheriff’s deputies Friday, Nov. 13.

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Cops, Court & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
Ira Leo Frank, 20, Omak, pleaded guilty Nov. 5 to POCS (methamphetamine), obstruction and use of drug paraphernalia. Frank was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 349 days suspended, and fined $2,260.50 for Oct. 16 crime

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