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Court Report


Sheriff's Report


Editor's note: Most items in this section reflect the starting point for response by local police and emergency agencies. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office does not release names of individuals who report possible criminal or suspicious activities to dispatchers or alleged victims for this column.

Oct. 29: A rockslide left debris on SR 25 about 17 miles north of Davenport.

Damage to a power pole and lines was reported after a collision involving a vehicle on Main Street at North Fourth in Almira.

A caller reported that a dog and three puppies were "dumped" on Tamarack Canyon Road.

An Edwall man told dispatchers that $700 was missing from a dresser drawer.

Oct. 30: Sprague ambulance personnel were sent to help a woman who reportedly suffered a head injury.

Oct. 31: Deputies investigated a malicious mischief incident at the Sprague school.

Garbage and debris was observed falling out of a pickup truck as it traveled east on SR 2 from Davenport.

A reported brush fire at Waukon Road and SR 2 turned out to be a controlled burn.

A caller expressed concern about a man taking photos of young trick-or-treaters in the 300 block of Marshall Street in Davenport, but a responding deputy determined there was no criminal activity involved.

Wilbur Police responded to a report of three juvenile boys using foul language towards small children. An Airsoft pistol was confiscated from one of the boys.

Wilbur Police investigated an assault involving two juvenile boys at Division and Railroad.

Reardan Police checked out a report of five shotgun blasts heard near the Audubon Lake natural area and determined they originated on BLM land nearby.

Nov. 1: MedStar air ambulance was summoned to help a 2-year-old boy from Wilbur who fell out of a crib, was unresponsive and had intermittent breathing.

A van with teenagers aboard pulled into a vacant residence in the 300 block of Jefferson Street in Davenport and, a caller reported, looked to be "smoking something."

Deputies investigated a possible narcotics incident in the northeast portion of the county.

Davenport deputies filed code violations involving property in the 800 and 1000 blocks of Seventh Street and the 600 block of Main Street.

Three pit bulls were loose in the vicinity of Ninth and Maxwell streets in Davenport.

A burglary report from the 100 block of East Railroad in Sprague was determined to be a civil, rather than criminal, situation.

Deputies responded to a reported burglary in the 400 block of East Fairweather in Sprague. A man was observed using a walking stick to break out windows of an abandoned mobile home.

Two young men were observed throwing water balloons at passing cars while walking on SR 2 just east of Reardan.

After a woman told dispatchers she saw a strange blinking light in a field near the intersection of Waukon and Moos roads, a responding deputy discovered two college students involved in a photography project at a barn with halogen lights in use.

Muddy footprints were left behind, but a jewelry box taken from a storage unit on SR 174 near the Grant County line.

In the 400 block of West 4th Avenue, Odessa ambulance personnel assisted an 8-year-old child reportedly having a seizure.

Nov. 2: A Devils Gap resident reported that four husky dogs had gotten out of a pen and were seen chasing cows.

A collision involving a vehicle and a deer took place on the Harrington Tokio Road about a mile south of Harrington.

A Sprague woman reported two tires on a vehicle parked in the 100 block of East 4th Street had been slashed.

Assistance from law enforcement was requested by District Court personnel after a man began yelling in the lobby. A separate report sent deputies to the Counseling Center, where a man was upset and "yelling at the top of his lungs."

A caller reported that a girl had trashed her room while in foster care.

A caller reported that his trailer was hit by individuals engaged in target practice on property near Duck Lake Road owned by the Town of Odessa.

Nov. 3: Citations were issued to the drivers of three vehicles that were "tearing it up" on a county road.

A collision involving a vehicle and deer was reported on SR 25 about 11 miles north of Davenport.

A resident on Carl Schultz Road told dispatchers that a cow was on her patio looking into a window and eating her lawn.

A Reardan area woman advised of a trespassing incident on a disputed access road near SR 231. In a related call, another woman reported hearing a gunshot and being approached by a woman who threatened her with a gun.

A caller reported the theft of about 75 hydrocodone tablets from a Sprague area residence.

Dispatchers took a report of a camper missing from Can Do Marina in Creston.

A deputy investigated a possible burglary in the 300 block of Washington Street in Davenport.

Nov. 4: A Davenport woman told dispatchers there was a man sleeping in her bed that she didn't want at her residence in the 700 block of Sinclair Street.

Deputies responded to a report that a woman had been assaulted by a man at a residence in the 400 block of West 6th Street in Sprague.

A caller reported hearing a loud explosion and gunshots in the vicinity of Sprague's Catholic cemetery and finding pieces of a recliner chair scattered in a gravel pit.


Oct. 29: Charles E. Fry, 25, Spokane, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) for violating a protection order and driving while license suspended.

Oct. 30: Brandon C. Peterson, 31, Lacey, Wash., arrested by Washington State Patrol for failing to appear for driving while under the influence.

Oct. 31: Diego A. Cano, 38, Othello, held under contract with Adams County for driving while license suspended.

Nov. 1: Kimberly L. Hebert, 26, Airway Heights, held under contract with the City of Airway Heights.

Julia A. Jijon, 18, Warden, held under contract with Adams County.

Cody W. Seely, 24, Coulee City, arrested by LCSO for failing to appear for taking a motor vehicle without permission and third-degree theft.

Raymond C. Schmitt, 71, Sprague, confined by the court for driving while under the influence.

Barbara R. Linssen, 45, Sprague, arrested by LCSO for second-degree burglary.

Nov. 3: Nathan P. Ramseyer, 21, Cheney, held under contract with the City of Cheney for minor in possession.

David B. Anderson, 37, Davenport, arrested on an Adams County warrant for failing to register as a sex offender.

Nov. 6: Evert K. Costello, 50, Odessa, arrested by Odessa Police for three counts of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence).

Micah R. Davison, 21, Odessa, arrested by Odessa Police for failing to appear for taking a motor vehicle without permission.

Court Report


Lincoln County Auditor's Office

Richard Gage Trowbridge, 88, and Shannon LaRae Penfield, 54, both of Spokane.

James Robert Kane, Jr., 39, Reardan, and Bridget Jo Rohner, 36, Spokane.


Lincoln County Clerk's Office

New filings - Oct. 30: Greg Scott Semprimoznik and Darci Jo Semprimoznik, married April 4, 1998, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, separated in March 2012, one dependent minor child of the marriage. Also, 57

involving persons living outside Lincoln County.

Petitions for legal separation: 3 involving persons living outside Lincoln County.


Estate of Ella Scheller, of Odessa, who died Oct. 20.

Estate of James F. Rosman, of Spokane, who died Oct. 16.


Joshua F. Grant, Judge

Gerald David Andrews, Wellpinit, probation violation (negligent driving), 36 days confinement with 10 credited as served and 10 converted to 100 hours community service, $299.60 court assessments.

Jennie Lynn Hester, Davenport, burning prohibited materials, amended to infraction, fined $100.

Floyd Marsal Gendron, Spokane, driving while license suspended, pleaded guilty, 1 day jail, $868 court assessments, 12 months supervised and 12 months unsupervised probation.

Lynelle Leinaala Reed, Wilbur, speeding/school crosswalk (Reardan), contested, dismissed (officer did not appear after being subpoenaed).

Joshua Michael Parrish, Keller, driving while license suspended, dismissed at prosecutor's request.

Anna Lorinda Everano, Spokane, driving while license suspended, pleaded guilty, $393 court assessments, 12 months supervised and 12 months unsupervised probation.

Jesse Dale Vaughan, Spokane Valley, no proof of liability insurance, contested, found committed, fined $550.


John F. Strohmaier, Judge

Criminal Dispositions

William Zachary Zell Kelly, 25, Moses Lake, was sentenced to four months jail (two months permitted with electronic home monitoring) with credit for time served, and $800 court costs, for unlawful possession of a firearm.

Jerry Lee Hayes, 41, pleaded guilty Oct. 30 to riot while armed and violating a no-contact order (amended through plea negotiations from violating a protection order). He must serve six months in jail or, at his own expense, electronic home monitoring. He also must pay $800 court costs and attorney fees and not consume alcohol.

New Criminal Cases

Rodney B. Crain, 38, Sprague, is charged with hit and run injury accident in connection with an Oct. 28 collision at Poplar and D streets in Sprague that injured a 13-year-old boy who was walking nearby when the vehicle Crain allegedly was driving struck a rock and subsequently the boy.

Charlene Alberta Patenaude, 28, Spokane, is charged with third-degree assault and resisting arrest in connection with an Oct. 26 incident in Edwall during which a container of human urine was thrown at sheriff's deputy Andy Manke.

New Civil Cases

In an unlawful detainer matter, Raymond Schmitt, of Sprague, seeks return of property at 8594 N. Kintschi Road from respondents Mark Jackson and Nigelle Chase, who are accused of not paying rent and other issues. A Nov. 13 hearing was scheduled to decide how the property is primarily used (residential or commercial) and for the petitioner to show cause.

Discover Bank seeks payment of $5,586.66 in credit card debt from Alan G. and Judy A. Giorchino of Davenport.

Property Transactions

Lincoln County Treasurer's Office

Dave E. Collier and Torill Collier, Spokane, to Thomas A. Mann, Ford, portion of Sec. 25, T27N, R39E, subject to easements, $250,000.

Northwest Ruins LLC, Spokane, to Kenneth L. and Paulette B. Brown, Reardan, Lots 4 and 5, Blk. 17, Town of Fairweather, now included in and part of incorporated Town of Reardan, $0.

Deb Copenhaver and Cheryl Copenhaver, Matt Copenhaver and Guy Copenhaver, Creston, to James P. Gardner and Dawn R. Gardner, Lincoln, portion of Sec. 20, T27N, R35E, subject to easements, $0.

Hougerland Limited Partnership, Creston, to Redwine Canyon Farms, Inc., Lincoln, portion of Secs. 30 and 31, T26N, R35E, easement, $10.00.

Eugene Rosman Farms, Inc., and Hougerland Limited Partnership, Creston, to Eugene Rosman Farms, Inc., and Hougerland Limited Partnership, Creston, Secs.22-27, and 30, T26N, R34E, reciprocal joint use easement, $10.00.

David L. Thompson, Jr., Sprague, to Richard Brian Kain and Kathy Kain, Everett, Wash., Tract 168, Hawk Creek Ranches Segregation Survey Area No. 1, $14,500.

James Lindsey and Stanis Sauro-Lindsey, Port Orchard, Wash., to Michael A. Hayes and Sandra A. Hayes, Davenport, portion of Sec. 7, T27N, R36E, $75,000.

Linda C. Church and Donald L. Church, Seven Bays, to Traig T.L. Weishaar and Carmen M. Weishaar, Odessa, Lot 16, Blk. 2, Plat II of Seven Bays, subject to easements, $229,000.

Alan J. Enderle and Laurie I. Enderle, Seven Bays, to Adam M. Newman and Wendy J. Newman, Spokane, Lot 4, Blk. 1, Plat 1 to Seven Bays, $165,500.

Leslie A. Fink, James E. Weber and Richard A. Weber, Ritzville, to Doug Starkel and Jean Starkel, Odessa, Lot 12, and south 15 feet of Lot 1, Blk. 22, Trantum and Schoonover Addition to Town of Odessa, $58,000.

Fred Nottier and Carol Nottier, Spokane, to Zenda R. Hubbard, Wilbur, Lots 1-4, Blk. 37, Resurvey and Homestead Addition, to Town of Wilbur, $145,000.

Sara Jo Rice, Wilbur, to William C. Brooks, Selby, Australia, Lots 1-4, Blk. 6, Thomison's Addition to Town of Wilbur, $15,000.

Kim Leong, Selby, Australia, to William C. Brooks, Selby, Australia, Lots 1-4 and Lots 15 and 16, Blk. 6, Thomison's Addition to Town of Wilbur, $0.

Larry W. Brimberry, Creston, to Cliff M. Durfee and Ruth Durfee, Creston, portion of Sec. 34, T27N, R35E, $13,000.

Lela A. Schlehuber (as her separate estate and as heir to estate of Gladys Hooper), and Michelle Lois Brimberry (as her separate estate and as heir to estate of Judith Ann Brimberry), Bremerton, Wash., to Larry W. Brimberry, Creston, portion of Sec. 34, T27N, R35E, $1,500.

US Bank, Owensboro, Ky., to U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Oklahoma City, Okla., Lots 1 and 2, Blk. 26, Timmon's Second Addition to Town of Davenport, $96,564.88.

Laurence Jay Libsack, Odessa, to Tim Dewitt and Kim Dewitt, Spokane Valley, Lot 17, of Libsack Addition to Town of Odessa, $3,500.

Ronald W. Hollis and Maria J. Hollis, Davenport, to Cory A. Hollis, Davenport, north portion of Lot 1 and south portion of Lot 2, Blk. 3, Hutsell Addition to City of Davenport, subject to easements, $160,000.

Edith D. Whitelaw (as her separate estate) and with Karlene Ann Katch (as co-trustees of Glen L. Whitelaw Family Trust), Keller, to William C. Brooks, Selby, Australia, Lots 15 and 16, Blk. 6, Thomison's Addition to Town of Wilbur, $3,000.

Larry Kottke and Shirley Kottke, Yuma, Ariz., to Jala LLC, Odessa, portion of Sec. 16, T21N, R33E, $160,000.


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