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.
Monday, Sept. 30: A truck was observed hauling an oversized boat without appropriate signage on SR 25 about 17 miles north of Davenport.
Windy conditions forced a brief interruption of service for the Keller ferry.
Tuesday, Oct. 1: A Davenport woman was cited for dog at-large after a caller told dispatchers a dog had been digging in garbage at a Marshall Street residence.
A deputy was summoned to Superior Court to deal with an "unruly" juvenile.
Davenport city officials expressed concern about an apparent fruit sales operation on Morgan Street across from the fire hall.
Armstrong Road near Harrington was described as torn up, apparently by a vehicle "playing in the mud" created by moisture on the dirt road.
Dispatchers were advised that a group of individuals were drinking beer while sitting at the Creston tennis courts.
A resident of Sand Flats Drive near Davenport reported an encounter with a man and woman in a minivan who claimed they had phoned in and made an appointment to view horses.
A caller reported two "tall and skinny" men with bolt cutters pulled up in a white truck at storage units on Stagecoach Lane. A barking dog apparently motivated their departure shortly thereafter.
Wilbur Police investigated an identity theft incident during which several checks had been cashed.
Wednesday, Oct. 2: A 4-wheeler apparently fell out of a truck traveling on SR 231 between Edwall and Sprague.
A Deer Lake area property owner reported two muzzleloader hunters trespassing on his land and refusing to leave. A responding deputy issued citations to both.
Investigating the reported theft of a boat from a residence in the 500 block of NW Portland, Wilbur Police determined it had been picked up for scheduled maintenance.
Thursday, Oct. 3: A cougar was seen in the vicinity of Fitness Lane and Third Street in Davenport.
A Harrington man reported that the rear driver's side window on his vehicle had been broken out while parked in the 100 block of South First.
Landscaping items were reported taken from a barn in the 40000 block of Four Corners Road East in the Davenport area.
Arriving home, a Sand Flats Drive resident reported she found horses loose, the house's front door open, and that someone rummaged through 0cupboards and drawers inside.
Deputies checked on a Reardan resident who had posted apparently suicidal messages on Facebook.
An attorney advised Odessa Police that an officer "held a man at gunpoint" while searching a residence in the 200 block of North Division for weapons.
Friday, Oct. 4: Deputies arrested a man for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) after dispatchers learned of an incident at property on Mielke Road East. A resident there said he had been hit in the head and grabbed.
Deputies investigated a narcotics incident in the Hawk Creek area.
A collision involving a deer and vehicle was reported on SR 174 near Wilbur.
Three TVs and miscellaneous electronics were taken from a house in the Hawk Creek Ranch subdivision during an apparent burglary.
A caller told dispatchers about a possible ammonia leak from a residence on Level Road northeast of Davenport.
A caller described a white pickup truck that made at least four swings by his place on Waukon Road, slowing down each time.
A deputy responded to a verbal confrontation between neighbors on Wollweber Road in the Edwall area.
A Hawk Creek Ranch Road resident told dispatchers her adult son was "drunk and belligerent" for about 45 minutes.
An individual was arrested for driving while under the influence after deputies and the Washington State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle collision on SR 174 with injuries resulting.
Wilbur emergency personnel responded to a Haden Road East residence to assist a man who had suffered an apparent heart attack.
Saturday, Oct. 5: Newspaper boxes and posts upon which they were placed were reported broken off in the vicinity of Circle and Bull Run roads north of Reardan. Pumpkins also were smashed and several beer cans were left behind.
Occupants of a yellow pickup truck are suspected of cutting a fence along North Telford Road and entering property owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
Deputies began looking for a runaway boy who didn't return to his residence in the 900 block of Morgan Street in Davenport from a trip to Airway Heights with other juveniles.
Deputies checked out a report of black smoke seen north of Odessa.
Raelynn's Oasis Tavern in Sprague requested assistance in removing an intoxicated woman who was no longer welcome there.
A man was arrested for driving while under the influence after dispatchers were told about threats being made with a firearm involved at a residence on Ray's Place North near Davenport.
Dispatchers took a report that a man was hitting a woman outside Two Rivers Casino north of Davenport.
Wilbur Police investigated a burglary in the 3000 block of SW West Street. Seven weapons were reported missing, along with two flat screen TVs and a couple of DVD players.
A woman told Odessa Police that she was being harassed at the West 1st residence she rents.
Odessa Police helped remove an unwanted person from property in the 300 block of Division Street.
Sunday, Oct. 6: A caller advised deputies that an access road adjacent to SR 231 north of Reardan was being used without permission.
Deputies responded to a trespassing incident involving vehicles that were prevented from leaving property on Johns Rocky Way near Davenport.
Financial and membership documents were the focus of a dispute between two women with current and/or past association with the Sprague Chamber of Commerce.
A broken grill resulted from a collision between a vehicle and deer on SR 231 near Reardan.
Sept. 30: Deborah A. Taylor, 29, Spokane, held under contract with City of Airway Heights.
Oct. 1: Stephen L. Murphy, 34, Davenport, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) for residential burglary and second-degree burglary.
Russell L. Grey, 45, Davenport, arrested by LCSO on Grant County warrants.
Oct. 2: Richard L. Chornuk, 45, Colorado, arrested by LCSO on Grant County warrants.
Timothy C. Hill, 46, Spokane, arrested by Reardan Police for having no ignition interlock.
Oct. 3: Steven W. Fitch, 59, Spokane, arrested by LCSO for failing to appear for driving while license suspended.
Mark J. Skovajsa, 49, Spokane, confined three days by the court for driving while license suspended.
Oct. 4: Nathan D. Mielke, 30, Davenport, confined by the court for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence).
Oct. 5: Erika Renee Horn, 40, Grand Coulee, arrested by Washington State Patrol for driving while under the influence.
Nicholas F. Murray, 33, Davenport, arrested by LCSO for driving while under the influence.
Oct. 6: Nehemiah J. Covey, 42, Davenport, arrested by LCSO for driving while under the influence.
Tiffany K. Smalley, 35, Spokane, confined by the court for driving while license suspended.
Marni A. MacRae, 40, Davenport, arrested by LCSO for first-degree burglary, second-degree malicious mischief and theft of a firearm.
Held under contract with Washington State Department of Corrections - Oct. 1: Timothy Paul Darby, 42, Spokane; Gregory M. Barnett, 34, Spokane; Sean A. Martin, 28, Nine Mile Falls; James L. Davis, 50, Spokane; Matthew B. Barshaw, 51, Spokane; Rodolfo F. Flores, 33, Spokane; Christopher A. Kellogg, 22, Spokane; Aaron A. Tonn, 27, Liberty Lake; Jesse D. Coughlin, 39, Medical Lake; Brian Zimmerman, 22, Spokane; Matthias M. Piggot, 32, Spokane Valley, Jonathan C. Martinez, 26, Spokane. Oct. 2: Robert L. St. John, 43, Spokane, Patrick R. Kiely, 31, Spokane. Oct. 3: Carl W. Lindsay, 36, Spokane; Taren A. Lacroix, 25, Spokane; Rex Leroy Pollock, 49, Spokane; William D. Hakala, 31, Spokane; Jamison A. Wahl, 22, Spokane; Joseph D. Moses, 29, Spokane. Oct. 4: Bogdan G. Postovit, 21, Spokane; Robert W. Thompson, 38, Spokane; Joshua R. Keeton, 26, Spokane. Oct. 6: Aaron W. Moore, 24, Spokane.
John F. Strohmaier, Judge
Thea Graves, of Lincoln, must return $2,899.28 in overpaid unemployment benefits to the Washington State Department of Employment Security.
Tim A. Welch, of Reardan, must return $163.76 in overpaid unemployment benefits to the Washington State Department of Employment Security.
Anthony R. Nelson, Jr., of Odessa, must return $183.82 in overpaid unemployment benefits to the Washington State Department of Employment Security.
New Criminal Case
Patricia Alice Swiger, 47, of Davenport, is charged with 16 counts of forgery in connection with the discovery of about $16,000 worth of forged or altered checks drawn on accounts with Wheatland Bank and US Bank between March and September of this year.
Estate of Wayne E. Geissler, of Davenport, who died Aug. 11.
Estate of Sidney C. Atchison, of Electric City, who died Sept. 9, 2009.
Estate of Elman G. Scharff, of Davenport, who died Sept. 20.
Estate of Richard Tetrick, of Pomeroy, who died Aug. 8.
Estate of Lois J. Aldrich, of Davenport, who died Sept. 12.
Joshua F. Grant, Judge
Dewey R. Wellington, Medical Lake, driving while license suspended, dismissed at prosecutor's request.
Jordan Mills-Jay, Post Falls, Idaho, no license on person, fined $200 plus $150 attorney reimbursement.
Michael Eugene Vaughn, Davenport, driving while under the influence, amended by prosecutor to negligent driving, pleaded guilty, 1 day jail, $793 court assessments, 12 months supervised and 12 months unsupervised probation, ignition interlock, alcohol/drug evaluation and treatment, DUI victims' panel.
Victor Alfrado Jordan, Davenport, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence), two counts, one dismissed at prosecutor's request, 2 days jail (credited as served), $443 court assessments, 12 months supervised and 12 months unsupervised probation, alcohol/drug evaluation and treatment.
Arika Ann McDowell, Wilbur, possession of substance-toxic fumes, two counts, one dismissed at prosecutor's request, pleaded guilty to remaining count, 5 days jail converted to 50 hours community service, $393 court assessments, , 12 months supervised and 12 months unsupervised probation, alcohol/drug evaluation and treatment, no possession or use of non-prescribed drugs; physical control violation, dismissed at prosecutor's request.
Eugene Steven Maas, Spokane, driving while under the influence, amended at prosecutor's request to negligent driving, pleaded guilty, $743 court assessments, 12 months supervised and 12 months unsupervised probation, ignition interlock, alcohol/drug evaluation and treatment, DUI victims' panel.
Adrian D. Greenhalgh, Federal Way, Wash., driving while license suspended, pleaded guilty, 4 days jail converted to 40 hours community service, $343 court assessments, 12 months supervised and 12 months unsupervised probation.
Grant Henry Denison II, Wellpinit, speeding (11 mph over limit) and open alcohol container in vehicle, both contested, both dismissed at prosecutor's request; driving while under the influence, amended at prosecutor's request to negligent driving, 1 day jail, $995.49 court assessments, 12 months supervised and 12 months unsupervised probation, ignition interlock, alcohol/drug evaluation and treatment, DUI victims' panel.
Michael Ray Bates, Spokane, second-degree criminal trespass, pleaded guilty, $293 court assessments, deferred sentence (may change plea when court's conditions are met).
Todd Dean Crabtree, Spokane, second-degree criminal trespass, pleaded guilty, $293 court assessments, deferred sentence (may change plea when court's conditions are met).
Brandon Wayne Kuehne, Electric City, fail to transfer title, dismissed at prosecutor's request.
Travis Clinton Thompson, Davenport, driving while license suspended, pleaded guilty, 8 days jail (credited as served), $1,257 court assessments, 12 months supervised and 12 months unsupervised probation.
Lincoln County Auditor's Office
Adam Bronson Cain, 28, and Trisha Marie Dinwiddie, 27, both of Davenport.
Shannon Brady Bosdell, 41, and Victoria Ann Stroh, 23, both of Davenport.
Jody Kaye James, 38, and James Patrick Fitzgerald, 34, both of Spokane.
Lincoln County Clerk's Office
New filings: 20 involving persons living outside Lincoln County.
Lincoln County Treasurer's Office
Larry and Betty Plummer, Spokane, to Donald E. Walker, Davenport, Lots 1-4, Blk. 6, Original Addition to Town of Reardan, $25,000.
Estates of Margery L. Armstrong and Dean H. Armstrong (Jan R. Armstrong, personal representative), Kennewick, to Jan R. Armstrong, Kennewick, portion of Secs. 21 and 22, T23N, R37E, $0.
Gary A. McMartin, Mesa, Ariz., to Gary A. McMartin, Mesa, Ariz., portion of Sec. 2, T27N, R34E, $0.
James H. Bednar and Marles I. Bednar, Yelm, to Ramona Ottwell, McKenna, Wash., Lot 10, Blk. 1, Airport Addition to Seven Bays, $139,000.
Shelly Lee Hagen (formerly Meyer), Davenport, to Pamela Kay Dietrich, Davenport, all of center 28 feet of Lots 11 and 12, Blk. 38, Original Town of Harrington with any adjacent vacated streets and alleys, gift.
Melvin Harrell, Grand Coulee, to David G.Turvill and Autumn M. Turville, Lake Stevens, Wash., Blk. 27, Original Town of Creston, except portion deeded to State of Washington (strip on southerly side of center line of road across Blk. 27), $25,000.
Alvin D. Fink (individually and as personal representative, estate of Janet A. Fink), Odessa, to Steven D. Fink and Leslie A. Fink, Odessa, portion of Sec. 31, T21N, R32E, $38,660.
Al Fink Ranch, Inc., Odessa, to Steven D. Fink and Leslie A. Fink, Odessa, buildings and improvements on portion of Sec. 31, T21N, R32E, $20,000.
Linda Marie Williams (individually and as trustee of Vicki Marie Austin), Kelli Jean Sanchez, Kendra Marie Juarez and Kenneth Charles Austin, Jr., Bayview, Idaho, to Dalene Stevens (trustee, Dalene Stevens Family Revocable Living Trust), Aguanga, Calif., Lot 19, Blk. 2, Plat 1, Seven Bays, Inc., and 1983 66x14 mobile home, $7,000.
Rosalind Schmeling, Davenport, to Patti M. Clifford, Upham, N.D., Tracts 189, 190 and 191 of Hawk Creek Ranches Segregation Survey Area No. 1 and 2004 56x27 mobile home, $139,900.
Ronald O. Rowe and Ann J. Rowe, Grand Coulee, to Charles A. Fain and Paula J. Gardner, Snohomish, Wash., Parcel R5-C, Coulee Horizon Short Plat, $375,000.
John R. Cullen and Terrie L. Cullen, Yuma, Ariz., to Robert P. Hatzenbeler and Patricia L. Hatzenbeler, Yakima, Lot 16, Deer Meadows Tracts, Plat No. 2, and 2001 Marlette manufactured home, $217,001.
David R. Stromberg, Cheney, to Terry A. Geissler, Davenport, portion of Lot 18, Blk. 67, Morgan's Addition to Davenport, subject to easements, $125,000.
Karen I. Pratt, et al, Royal City, to KCLM, LLC, Royal City, Parcel 1: 25 percent of undivided one-half interest in portion of Sec. 31, T25N, R32E; Parcel 2: 25 percent of undivided 15.763 percent interest in portion of Sec. 16, T24N, R32E; subject to easements, $0.
Talkington Ranches, Inc., Harrington, to David R. Jones and Linda L. Shaffer, Sprague, portion of Sec. 7 and 8, T22N, R37E, subject to easements, $60,000.Keith Chambers and Rae Cille Chambers, Stevensville, Mont., to Richard Long and Heidi Long, Deer Meadows, Lot 55, Deer Heights Plat No. 2, $34,000.
John F. Groh and Colleen M. Groh, Rosalia, to Jane M. Carrothers, and Barry Tee, Rosalia, undivided one-half interest in portion of Sec. 33, T23N, R36E, $60,000.
Charles S. Shockley, Harrington, to Charles S. Shockley and Summer D. Clark, Harrington, Lots 1 to 12, inclusive, Blk. 75, Southern Addition to Town of Harrington except portion conveyed to the St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway Co., $0.