Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court Criminal Philip Nolen Lester Jr., 35, Oroville, was found guilty Sept. 8 (jury trial) of first-degree rape of...

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Criminal

  • Philip Nolen Lester Jr., 35, Oroville, was found guilty Sept. 8 (jury trial) of first-degree rape of a child and first-degree child molestation. Lester was sentenced to 200 months (16.67 years) in prison and fined $600. The crimes occurred between Dec. 1 and 31, 2015.
  • Russell Christopher Arndt, 49, Riverside, was found guilty Oct. 12 (jury trial) of disorderly conduct. The jury also acquitted Arndt of 11 counts of intimidating a public servant. Arndt was sentenced Oct. 17 to 364 days in jail with 363 days suspended, and fined $510.50 for the Aug. 25, 2015 crime.
  • Donny James St. Peter, 23, Omak, was found guilty (jury trial) Oct. 14 to two counts of second-degree burglary and one count each of third-degree theft and attempted third-degree theft. The crimes occurred March 3. In a second case, St. Peter was found guilty (jury trial) Oct. 14 to two counts each of second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. Those crimes occurred Nov. 24 and 25, 2015. St. Peter was sentenced to 60 months (five years) in prison and fined a total of $2,771. He was also fined $122.62 in restitution to Walmart.
  • Raelena May St. Peter, 20, Omak, pleaded guilty Oct. 18 to attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle and third-degree DWLS. The court dismissed three counts of reckless endangerment. St. Peter was sentenced to eight months in jail and fined $800 for the March 8 crimes.
  • Mihaly Joseph Racz, 20, Omak, pleaded guilty Oct. 18 to second-degree burglary (lesser included to residential burglary) and attempted third-degree theft. Racz was sentenced to two months in jail and fined $1,260.50 for the Sept. 3 crimes.
  • Dominic Lyle Yusi, 41, Okanogan, pleaded guilty Oct. 18 to third-degree malicious mischief (lesser included to second-degree malicious mischief), second-degree criminal trespassing and fourth-degree assault. Yusi was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 361 days suspended, and fined $760.50 for the Dec. 18, 2015 crimes.
  • Arabella May Watts, 19, Oroville, pleaded guilty Oct. 19 to residential burglary and POCS (methamphetamine). The court dismissed two other charges: third-degree theft and resisting arrest. The crimes occurred Sept. 9, 3016. In a second case, Watts pleaded guilty Oct. 19 to third-degree assault (lesser included to second-degree assault [with a deadly weapon]). That crime occurred July 7. Watts was sentenced to a total of 12+ months in prison and fined a total of $1,200.
  • Donovan Kyle Thompson, 25, Omak, pleaded guilty Oct. 19 to second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. Thompson was sentenced to one month in jail and fined $600 plus $33.92 in restitution to Walmart. The crimes occurred Sept. 17.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Aubrey Lorraine Storm, 26, Omak, with POCS (methamphetamine) and use of drug paraphernalia. The crimes allegedly occurred Oct. 19.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Theodore Kurtis Storm, 29, Omak, with three counts of POCS (one each of heroin, benzodiazepine anticonvulsant and buprenorphine hydrochloride) and use of drug paraphernalia. The crimes allegedly occurred Oct. 19.
  • The court found probable cause to charge Mariah Kirsten Todd, 23, Omak, with three counts of POCS (one each of heroin, benzodiazepine anticonvulsant and buprenorphine hydrochloride) and use of drug paraphernalia. The crimes allegedly occurred Oct. 19.

District Court

  • Filiconio Otero Soto, 34, Tonasket, guilty of first-degree negligent driving. Otero Soto received a 90-day suspended sentence, and fined $666.
  • Daniel Cody Pearcy, 27, Omak, had a charge dismissed: second-degree animal cruelty.
  • Rowena Monique Redli, 49, Omak, had a second-degree criminal trespassing charge dismissed.
  • Amy Joann Ruiz Contreras, 29, Omak, guilty on three counts of third-degree theft. Ruiz Contreras had an additional third-degree theft charge dismissed. Ruiz Contreras was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 356 days suspended, and fined a total of $863.74.
  • Mona Louise Solis, 36, Okanogan, guilty of operating a vehicle without an ignition interlock device and first-degree DWLS. Solis was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 334 days suspended, and fined a total of $792.
  • Joe Richard Stewart Jr., 47, Omak, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Stewart was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 89 days suspended, and fined $663.
  • Jacob Scott Sutton, 19, Omak, guilty of reckless driving and hit-and-run (unattended property). Sutton was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 361 days suspended, and fined a total of $2,525.71.
  • Tristan Donald Thorndike, 18, Oroville, had a charge dismissed: possession of marijuana (less than 40 grams).
  • Moises Vasquez Vargas, 31, Loomis, guilty of operating a vehicle without an ignition interlock device and first-degree DWLS. Vargas was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 274 days suspended, and fined a total of $789.
  • Richard Allen Watt, 56, Omak, guilty of second-degree criminal trespassing and third-degree malicious mischief. Watt was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 363 days suspended, and fined $738.
  • Jon Claiborne Wood, 50, Omak, had a fourth-degree assault dismissed. Wood was fined $200.

911 Calls and Jail Bookings

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

  • Malicious mischief on Omak River Rd. near Omak.
  • Violation of a no-contact order on Pine Chee Rd. near Oroville.
  • Theft on N. Cordell Rd. near Oroville. Checks reported missing.
  • Sex offense on River Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Theft on Applejack Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Warrant arrest on N. Ash St. in Omak.
  • Burglary on W. Jonathan St. in Tonasket.
  • Wesley Faron Anderson, 55, booked on a DOC detainer.
  • Tristan Devlyn Rodriguez, 20, booked on a Drug Court violation.

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

  • One-vehicle crash on Bide-A-Wee Rd. near Omak. No injuries reported.
  • Burglary on Toroda Creek Rd. near Wauconda.
  • Theft on FS 3120 Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Assault on Cow Trail Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Weapons offense on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on S. Birch St. in Omak.
  • Harassment on Dayton St. in Omak.
  • Public intoxication on W. Fourth Ave. in Omak.
  • Malicious mischief on Jasmine St. in Omak.
  • Two reports of theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Public intoxication on S. Main ST. in Omak.
  • Threats on W. First St. in Omak.
  • Theft on N. Main St. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on Third Ave. in Oroville.
  • Troy Steven Pierre, 20, booked on a DOC detainer.
  • Bradley T.J. Eckstein, 37, booked on an FTA bench warrant for harassment.
  • Ciara Ashlie Marion Cromwell, 23, booked for DUI.
  • Vickie Jorjean Owen, 59, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV).

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

  • Threats on Old Riverside Hwy. near Omak.
  • Threats on Chewiliken Valley Rd. near Riverside.
  • Malicious mischief on S. Third Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Harassment on Tamarack Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Theft on Tonasket Airport Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Theft on Old Riverside Hwy. near Omak. Jewelry reported missing.
  • One-vehicle crash on Havillah Rd. near Tonasket. No injuries reported.
  • Warrant arrest on Koala Dr. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on Juniper Place in Omak.
  • Two-vehicle crash on N. Main St. in Omak. No injuries reported.
  • DWLS on Edmonds St. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on W. Third Ave. in Omak.
  • Assault on S. Ash St. in Omak.

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

  • Assault on S. First Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Theft on S. Fifth Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 97 near Riverside.
  • Threats on Reevas Basin Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Theft on Buck Trail Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Violation of a no-contact order on Jennings Loop Rd. near Oroville.
  • Drugs on S. Cedar St. in Omak.
  • Harassment on N. Main St. in Omak.
  • Harassment on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Assault on S. Columbia St. in Omak.
  • Theft on Omache Dr. in Omak.
  • Violation of a no-contact order on Appleway Ave. in Oroville.
  • Janalda Lynn Warbus, 26, booked on a DOC detainer.
  • Jeremy James Monnin, 36, booked on a DOC secretary’s warrant.

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

  • Trespassing on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket.
  • Trespassing on Pine Creek Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Fraud on N. Fourth Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Harassment on N. Third Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Violation of a no-contact order on 22nd Ave. in Oroville.
  • Two-vehicle crash on Weatherstone Rd. near Omak. No injuries reported.
  • DWLS on N. Oak St. in Omak.
  • Weapons offense on E. Dry Coulee Rd. near Okanogan.
  • Malicious mischief on Emery St. in Omak.
  • Assault on Hanford St. in Omak.
  • Theft on Koala Dr. in Omak.
  • Assault on W. First Ave. in Omak.
  • Trespassing on Koala Dr. in Omak.
  • Theft on Central Ave. in Oroville.
  • Justin James Wilke, 22, booked on a Tonasket Police Department FTA warrant for making a false or misleading statement.
  • Reinaldo Alejandro Beltran, 24, booked for residential burglary (DV) and violation of a no-contact order.
  • James Matthew Hendrickson, 36, booked on an FTA warrant for POCS.
  • Bill Cephus Bedard Jr., 26, booked on a State Patrol FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS.

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

  • DWLS on N. Second Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Domestic dispute on Clarkson Mill Rd. near Tonasket.
  • Trespassing on Nichols Rd. near Omak.
  • DUI on Hwy. 7 near Oroville.
  • DLWS on Hwy. 97 near Omak.
  • Theft on Hwy. 7 near Oroville.
  • Domestic dispute on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Fireworks on Emery Rd. near Oroville.
  • Harassment on S. Tonasket Ave. in Tonasket.
  • TMVWOP on W. Fourth St. in Tonasket.
  • DWLS on S. Whitcomb Ave. in Omak.
  • Shirley Ellen Songer, 59, booked for DUI.
  • Larry Edward Siltman, 61, booked for second-degree rape and fourth-degree assault (DV).
  • Gordon Lester Dick Jr., 42, booked for POCS (heroin), possession of drug paraphernalia, second-degree vehicle prowl and attempted residential burglary.

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016

  • Automobile theft on Sandflat Rd. near Omak.
  • Assault on Swanson Mill Rd. near Oroville.
  • Malicious mischief on N. Sixth Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Violation of a no-contact order on N. Third Ave. in Okanogan.
  • Assault on W. Jonathan St. in Tonasket.
  • Malicious mischief on Nichols Rd. near Omak.
  • Assault on S. Main St. in Omak.
  • Assault on S. Cedar St. in Omak.
  • Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak.
  • Public intoxication on 23rd Ave. in Oroville.
  • Domestic dispute on S. Tonasket Ave. in Tonasket.
  • TMVWOP on N. Whitcomb Ave. in Tonasket.

Key:

DUI – Driving Under the Influence

DWLS/R – Driving While License Suspended/Revoked

POCS – 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

OCSO – Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office

RP – Reporting Party

DOC – State Department of Corrections

USBP– U.S. Border Patrol

CBP– U.S. Customs and Border Protection

ICE – Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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