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Court Report


November 23, 2017

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.

Monday, Nov. 13: Responding to the 300 block of South 4th Street, Odessa ambulance personnel assisted a woman who had fallen.

The county coroner’s office joined deputies in a response to the unexpected death of a 6-year-old boy in the Hawk Creek area who had been suffering from a head cold and died during the night.

Two suspects were identified by deputies responding to a report of an assault at the Wilbur School on Nov. 9.

A Reardan man reported text message threats had been made against him.

A two-vehicle collision was reported in the 500 block of Morgan Street in Davenport.

A Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife officer requested assistance with a report that someone illegally shot a deer and was traveling south from Miles Creston Road on SR 25.

Firefighters and ambulance personnel were sent from Davenport to the scene on U.S. 2 two miles to the east where a truck hauling eight cattle was involved in a rollover collision and caught fire. An initial report noted an individual was trapped inside. It took a couple of days to round up all of the livestock that got loose.

Responding to the 200 block of West 2nd Avenue, Odessa police and ambulance personnel assisted a 67-year-old man who had been “confused” throughout the day, causing his wife’s concern that he be checked out.

Tuesday, Nov. 14: The intersection of Rocklyn and Church roads was closed while county Public Works personnel set off dynamite in the area.

A call from a woman traveling on I-90 near Sprague noting her vehicle with two children aboard had sustained a flat tire after hitting something in the roadway was referred to the Washington State Patrol.

A caller expressed her concern that someone may have been taking items from a residence in the 500 block of Spring Street in Davenport that had been delivered by Federal Express.

A Reardan caller reported a “no trespassing” sign had been damaged by someone who was not welcome on his property adjacent to Eagle View Lane.

Wednesday, Nov. 15: Odessa ambulance personnel assisted a man with abdominal pain and breathing difficulties and a woman with extremely high blood pressure who was described as “shaking.”

A collision involving a vehicle and deer took place on SR 25 about 7½ miles north of Davenport.

A Davenport area caller reported receiving threats via Facebook.

A Wilbur man reported a break-in at a residence in the 500 block of NW Armstrong Street and that “a whole bunch of stuff” had been stolen.

Reardan schools were on a modified lockdown after an elementary student told school personnel that a person was walking down Spokane Street with a pistol. The report got a response from local police and at least three sheriff’s deputies.

Thursday, Nov. 16: Sprague ambulance personnel and the Washington State Patrol were advised of a vehicle over an embankment on I-90.

A caller reported receiving a call as part of an ongoing scam advising that his wife was being held for ransom. Having called his wife, he knew the claim was false.

Wilbur ambulance personnel transported a local firefighter to Lincoln Hospital in Davenport after he suffered an injury while working at the fire station.

A Davenport High School student’s clothes, wallet and phone were reported stolen from the school locker room.

An Almira caller told dispatchers about someone claiming to be “the pizza man” frightened a child when he knocked on the door of a residence in the 400 block of Main for five minutes before leaving in a flatbed truck.

A caller reported receiving threatening phone calls from someone who appeared to be attempting to get money paid back by someone she no longer associates with.

Friday, Nov. 17: Odessa ambulance personnel assisted an 85-year-old woman who had fallen from bed.

Watching from his western Washington home by means of a security camera, a Seven Bays property owner told dispatchers he observed a suspicious vehicle that appeared to be trespassing on his property. A responding deputy determined the vehicle was actually from a utility company and its occupants were doing work on an easement adjacent to North Vantage Point.

A Reardan area woman reported that someone opened a credit account in her name, but with an Alaska address, then processed a transaction of about $150 before the caller could cancel the card.

Residents of the 400 block of Adams Street in Davenport reported “suspicious” individuals were using an alley.

A deputy checked out a report of a noisy rooster causing a nuisance in the vicinity of Marshall and First streets in Davenport.

At least three deputies responded to a residence in the 400 block of SW C Street in Creston to handle a domestic dispute involving a man and woman.

Saturday, Nov. 18: Davenport ambulance transported a man back to Lincoln Hospital after becoming “severely weak” following his discharge.

A caller reported a scam targeting his mother who was asked for $150 for a satellite TV upgrade. A local provider noted the call did not come from them.

Responding to the 500 block of NW Armstrong, Wilbur ambulance personnel transported a woman with breathing difficulties to Lincoln Hospital in Davenport.

A deputy assisted a Reardan police officer with a loud music complaint from the 300 block of North Aspen.

Despite a caller’s report, a responding deputy wasn’t able to find the source of handgun shots in the vicinity of Third and Maxwell streets in Davenport.

A Reardan woman expressed her concern about three men staring at her residence from under a tree in her backyard in the vicinity of the 400 block of East Broadway Avenue. A local police officer determined the individuals involved were juveniles, who were given warnings.

Sunday, Nov. 19: Davenport ambulance personnel transported a 59-year-old woman with a history of heart problems who was experiencing chest pain from a local residence to the hospital.

A deputy responded to a report of illegal burning of garbage from somewhere along SR 231 north of Reardan.

Dispatchers were advised of a 12-year-old boy who threatened to harm himself because he didn’t want to return home to Hunters after staying the weekend with a Harrington resident.

Two vehicles collided at the intersection of SR 231 and Devils Gap Road north of Reardan.


Nov. 13: John Stephen Granchie, 29, Davenport, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) for fourth-degree assault and third-degree malicious mischief.

Nov. 14: William Emil Hughes. 37, Reardan, arrested by LCSO for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Nov. 16: Thomas Jay Cadwell, 57, Kennewick, Wash., arrested by LCSO for driving under the influence.

Nov. 17: Richard Lee Vandergriff, 38, Creston, arrested by LCSO for violating a domestic violence court order.

Nov. 18: Jonothan James Miller, 32, Seattle, arrested by LCSO for driving while license suspended.

From Nov. 13 to 17, 14 individuals were held in the Lincoln County Jail under contract with the Washington State Department of Corrections and one for the City of Cheney.

Court Report


Lincoln County Clerk’s Office

New filings: 36 involving persons living outside Lincoln County.

Petitions for legal separation: 1 involving persons living outside Lincoln County.

Property Transactions

Lincoln County Treasurer’s Office

David W. and Gena K. Massey, Spokane, to Richard A. and Violet M. Requa, Marysville, Wash. – property at 29075 Bachelor Prairie Road East, Creston, $135,000.

Robert A. and Lesli Dennis, Grand Coulee, to Eric J. and Kasey Ann Ward, Davenport –

property at 320 Merriam Street, Davenport, $150,000.

Anna M. Bond Badgley, Davenport, to Joshua Cate, Zachery Easley, Tyann Cate, Wayde Badgley and Whitney Badgley (each having a one-fifth interest), Davenport – property at 36298 Moccasin Lane North (Sec. 31, T27N, R38E), $0.

Brian and Alita Crosby, Aberdeen, Wash., to Edward C. and Tamara C. Wilson, Davenport – property at 1506 Main Street, Davenport, $185,000.

Sharri L. Prouix, Odessa, to Amy M. Pressnall, Auburn, Wash. – property at 209 South Alder Street, Odessa, $67,000.

Quail Ridge Estates LLC, Anacortes, Wash., to Rene Paul, East Wenatchee, Wash. – property at 1415 Jefferson Street, Davenport, $35,000.

Stella L. Mattheis, Shelton, Wash., to Deric Mattheis, Shelton – portion of Sec. 18, T24N, R35E, $0.

Steven W. and Shirley J. St. James, Sprague, to Keith J. Frazier, Sprague – north 10 feet, Lots 6-10, south portion of vacated alley and west extension of vacated C Street, Blk. 74, Third Railroad Addition to Town of Sprague, $0.

Sherie L. Heimbigner, Spokane, to Gregory T. Leach, Sr., and Nicole S. Leach, Odessa – property at 107 South 4th Street, Odessa, $128,000.

Fred and Marilyn Stolz, Enumclaw, Wash., to Bruce and Debby Walter, Odessa – property at 44130 and 44140 Lupine Drive North, Davenport, $30,000.

Gary D. and Barbara A. Greene, Wellton, Ariz., to Rebecca A. St. Denis, Davenport – property at 40090 Teel Hill Road North, Davenport, $213,000.

Christi J. Janett and Joann V. Stoltz (personal representatives, estate of Wanda Virginia Janett), Olympia, Wash., to Christi J. Janett, Olympia – Government Lots 1 and 2 and east half of northwest quarter of Sec. 30, T25N, R39E, $0.

Lanway Lakeview Heights LLC, Davenport, to Anatoliy Shabak and Maksim Shabak, Kennewick, Wash. – property at 41150 Lakeview Heights Drive North, Davenport, $6,000.

Luanne Timm Caylor, Issaquah, Wash., to Luanne Timm Caylor and James H. Caylor, Issaquah – property at 13856 Gilliland Road, Davenport, $0.

Michael D. Weishaar (personal representative, estate of Warren Weishaar and Barry Weishaar), Davenport, to Frances D. Weishaar, Spokane – property at 301 North 2nd Street, Harrington, $0.

Eric and Bethany Orvis, Davenport, to Gary D. and Barbara A. Greene, Wellton, Ariz. – property at 1502 Ross Street, Davenport, and 2006 mobile home, $145,500.

Douglas A. and Mary T. Blechschmidt, Seven Bays, to Wayne F. Gohl, Jr., and Debra K. Gohl, Yakima, Wash. – Lot 3, Blechschmidt Short Plat, except west 56 feet, $48,000.

Frank A. and Melody J. Manzak, Spokane, to Phillip E. Browell, Bellevue, Wash. – property at 42100 Osprey Lane North, Deer Meadows, $327,000.

Ronald E. Bailey, Davenport, to Norman L. and Judy A. Jensen, East Wenatchee, Wash. – property at 2311 Ponderosa Circle, Seven Bays, $190,000.

David M. and Elizabeth A. Frost, Chandler, Ariz., to Brian M.P. Graham and Stace A. Graham, Davenport – property at 22898 Gravelle Road, Davenport,$220,000.

Barbara J. Laurie, Kent, Wash., to R & V Gunning Family LLC, Spokane – portion of Sect 29, T26N, R37E, $204,100.


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