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Court Report


March 22, 2018

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, March 12: A caller reported being the target of an IRS phone scam.

A woman asked that a hospital evaluate her 7-year-old son who “keeps attacking” her.

Deputies removed a “fully tattooed Native American” man from the Davenport Safeway store after he began “screaming about the Apostolics” and refused to leave.

Dispatchers took a call from a Wilbur man who couldn’t find his 11-year-old son at home when he returned from a trip to Grand Coulee. The boy eventually was located.

A deputy responded to an active alarm on a vehicle at Davenport Motor Co. that apparently went off while someone inspected it for a price tag.

Responding to the 1000 block of Dodson, Odessa Police determined that a reported explosion was sourced in a bike tire off its rim.

Tuesday, March 13: Creston ambulance personnel and Lincoln EMTs assisted a Creston man who desired to go to the hospital for problems with his leg.

A county jail inmate was advised to show respect to female staff and stop walking around naked in the facility’s day room.

A Davenport woman told dispatchers about a “suspicious” man she discovered in her yard in the 1000 block of Sixth Street, noting he had to go through two gates to get where she saw him. He may have been part of a construction crew that was working in a nearby alley.

A county Public Works employee investigated reports that several road signs had been snapped off in the Little Falls-Circle Road area north of Reardan.

Metal siding fell off a vehicle hauling debris from a burned house on SR 28 between Odessa and Harrington.

A deputy checked out a trespassing report involving property adjacent to Johns Rocky Way near Davenport.

A Harrington caller expressed concern about a woman or girl, along with other children, he saw riding a 4-wheeler without helmets in the 400 block of West Main Street.

A Reardan area woman reported her dogs had been attacked by other dogs, requiring a visit to a Spokane veterinarian.

Dispatchers took a report at the sheriff’s office from two individuals who received harassing text messages.

Wednesday, March 14: A deputy advised truck drivers hauling potatoes for the Hutterian Brethren about speeding on Mohler Road.

County Public Works personnel advised that Miles Creston Road was open to empty trucks and trailers but loaded ones remain under weight restrictions.

A Davenport woman said someone took her phone from a residence in the 400 block of Morgan Street without her permission and returned it broken.

Because he failed to set his clock ahead for Daylight Saving Time, a Davenport man missed a ride on the People for People transport, prompting its driver to ask deputies for a welfare check.

Responding to a report of possible gunshots and yelling in the 400 block of E Street in Sprague, a deputy discovered the source of the noise was from a car a man was working on.

Thursday, March 15: A vehicle left SR 28 and struck a rock near King Ranch Road in the Odessa area, resulting in damage to the vehicle. The driver escaped injury.

A woman was apprehended on suspicion of stealing a Davenport city pickup truck and leading responding deputies and a second city truck on a pursuit from the city lift station to about 15 miles north of Davenport on SR 25. Another driver on the highway phoned in a report of a truck traveling “all over the road” and almost hitting two oncoming vehicles in the vicinity of Hart Road.

In what could be a related incident, what was thought to be stolen ammunition and firearms equipment were discovered in a bag along Hart Road, where a small “beat up” car also was noticed. A burglary at a nearby residence had been reported as well.

Odessa Police filed a report of a missing woman who most recently lived in the 500 block of East Marjorie.

Friday, March 16: A resident of the Rocklyn and Mielke roads area told dispatchers someone had moved his vehicle without his permission.

Reports were received that semi-trucks were hauling full loads of manure on Schuster Road, which remains under weight restrictions, in the vicinity of SR 21 near Odessa.

National Park Service personnel assisted an elderly man with heart issues at Spring Canyon campground.

Saturday, March 17: Deputies placed a man into custody after receiving a report of someone yelling outside a residence on Skyview Place in Lincoln.

Responding to the 200 block of South 2nd Street, Odessa Police intervened in an argument involving a woman and her 13-year-old son.

Sunday, March 18: Responding to a residence on Appel Road North in the Edwall area, a deputy separated a man and woman who had been fighting most of the night.

A deputy issued a trespassing citation to the driver of a vehicle that was parked near railroad tracks east of Sprague near Brown Road.

A deputy gave a verbal warning to a resident of the 1100 block of Jefferson Street in Davenport after responding to a noise complaint involving loud music played over a period of several days.

A group of 14 motorcycles passed a deputy while traveling west from Reardan on U.S. 2.

A number of active credit and gift cards were discovered in a trash receptacle near K & L Chevron in Sprague.

Without the owner’s permission or knowledge, someone installed a piece of plywood on a fence on property adjacent to Sunset Highway Road East and used it for target practice with shotguns. The owner’s house and animals are nearby.


March 12: Dusty Rose Aubertin, 23, Grand Coulee, arrested by Reardan Police for failing to comply with a court order.

Bobbie Jo Rose, 38, Spokane, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) for driving while license suspended.

March 13: Bryan Timothy Ferguson, 41, Grand Coulee, arrested by LCSO for failing to appear for third-degree malicious mischief, second-degree burglary and third-degree theft.

Mark Allen Martinez, 45, Spokane, arrested by LCSO for intimidating a witness.

Christopher Jon Stephens, 35, Crescent, Wash., arrested by LCSO for failing to appear for driving while license suspended.

March 14: Seldon Dennis Schmoyer, 24, arrested by LCSO for bail jumping.

Adriana Vannatta, 34, Everett, Wash., arrested by LCSO for second-degree burglary.

March 15: Shanda Faye White, 25, Spokane, arrested by LCSO for second-degree taking a motor vehicle without the owner’s permission, driving while license suspended and third-degree theft.

March 17: David Benny Anderson, 42, Davenport, arrested by LCSO for driving while license suspended and an ignition interlock violation.

Vern Leroy Eggerud, Jr., 56, Lincoln, arrested by LCSO for violating an anti-harassment protection order (2 counts) and resisting arrest.

From March 12 to 17, four individuals were held under contract with the Washington State Department of Corrections and three under contract with Stevens County.

Court Report


John F. Strohmaier, Judge

Civil Judgments

Eric M. and Pamela J. Baarstad, doing business as Baarstad Brothers Construction in Creston, must pay tax obligations totaling $17,053.67 to the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries.

In an unlawful detainer matter, Jon and Tammy Johnson must pay petitioner Mark A. Faulkes $1,915 in rent due and vacate the premises at 1300 Logan Street, No. 16 in Davenport.

Roy E. Amrine, of Sprague, must return $292.50 in overpaid benefits to the Washington State Department of Employment Security.

In a default judgment on March 13, respondent Thomas Gair was ordered to pay $2,426.86 for cleaning and mitigation services provided by the petitioner, Inland Restoration (doing business as Servpro of Spokane), after a fire at 609 Tenth Street in Davenport.

New Criminal Cases

Gail Dean Walters, 56, is charged with second-degree assault, two counts of fourth-degree assault, and first-degree burglary in connection with the Feb. 14 home invasion incident in the 200 block of NE Cliff Street in Wilbur, during which five occupants of the residence were assaulted and at least two seriously hurt. The court has ordered a mental health/competency evaluation.

Shanda Faye White, 25, is charged with theft of a motor vehicle in connection with the March 15 taking of a pickup truck owned by the City of Davenport. Deputies and another city truck pursued the vehicle from the city lift station to the vicinity of SR 25 and Jantz Road north of Davenport, where White was taken into custody.

New Civil Cases

In an unlawful detainer matter, The Bank of New York Mellon seeks return from respondents Stephen Doughty and Barbara Reed of premises at 408 West 2nd Street in Sprague. They were presented a notice to vacate after the property changed ownership as a result of a June 2017 trustee sale.

Carrie A. and Kevin Wisenor seek damages from Jeffry J. and “Jane Doe” Semprimoznik, doing business as Semprimoznik and Son, Inc., in connection with an April 8, 2015, collision in Stevens County involving the parties, who are all residents of Lincoln County. The petitioners allege “reckless, negligent and dangerous operation” of a motor vehicle by the respondent they claim was driving while using a cell phone, and seek compensation for “severe and permanent injuries, pain, mental anguish, loss of the use of their vehicle and loss of earnings.”


Lincoln County Auditor’s Office

Scott Jason Eller, 39, and Anna Lee Shortell, 42, both of Reardan.

Bradley Michael Chappell, 38, and Jamie Janelle Alspach, 36, both of Davenport/


Lincoln County Clerk’s Office

New filings – March 12: Jennifer Ann Morton, of Sprague, and Kelley Ward Oliver, of Spokane, married Dec. 12, 2016, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, separated April 20, 2017, one dependent child of the marriage. Also, 52 involving persons living outside Lincoln County.

Property Transactions

Lincoln County Treasurer’s Office

John A. and Linda M. Wagner, Harrington, to Dennis and Rachel Zeigler, Harrington – portion of northwest quarter of Sec. 21, T23N, R36, $33,750.

Alan George Grening, Newport Beach, Calif., to LANCO LLC, Odessa – portions of Sec. 7 and 18, T20N, R33E, and Sec. 36, T21N, R32E, and Sec. 31, T21N, R33E, $77,338.

Casey F. and Trea L. Nonnemacher, Davenport, to John E. and Donna M. Erickson, Davenport – Lots 4-7, Blk. 79, Essig’s Addition to Davenport, $27,500.

Patrick McEachern (personal representative, estates of Ellen E. and Robert E. McEachern), Salt Lake City, Utah, to William F. and Alice Callen, Sprague – property at 512 West 4th Street, Sprague (Lots 9-10, Blk. 46, The Addition to the Town of Sprague), $59,250.

Ralph M. and Patricia I. Kollarsky, Mica, Wash., to Ralph M. and Patricia I. Kollarsky (trustees, Kollarsky Living Trust), Mica, Wash. – southeast quarter of Sec. 32, T25N, R32E, $0.

Terry R. Bowman, Davenport, to Terry R. Bowman and Debra R. Bigelow, Davenport – property at 19388 Waukon Road North (portion of southwest quarter, Sec. 25, T24N, R39E), $0.

Jeremy and Amber D. Hasenyager, Davenport, to Cheryl D. Powers and Duane R. Bailes, Davenport – property at 1020 Maxwell Street, Davenport (west half of Lot 9, all of Lot 10, Blk. 25, Timmon’s Second Addition to City of Davenport), $156,900.

U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C., to Spokane Rentals LLC, Seattle – property at 1201 South Fifth Street, Davenport (Lots 1-2, Blk. 8, Southeastern Addition to Davenport), $69,200.

Weststar Mortgage Corp., Albuquerque, N.M., to Laurence S. and Viola E. Dorman, Lind, Wash. – property at 305 South Alder Street, Odessa (Lot 8 and portion of Lot 9, Blk. 13, Original Town of Odessa), $34,900.

Richard L. and Sandra J. Moos, Edwall, to Kyle and Kelsey Swegle, Cheney – property at 28598 Riffe Road North (portion of northwest quarter, Sec. 9, T25N, R39E), $325,000.

Beverly J. Allphin, Kittitas, Wash., to Tina Morefield, Kittitas, Wash. – north half of Lots 7-10, Blk. 19, Original Town of Almira, gift.

Beverly J. Allphin, Kittitas, Wash., to Tina Morefield, Kittitas, Wash. – north half of Tract 50, Sec. 20, Hawk Creek Ranches Segregation Survey Area No. 1, gift.

Stanley G. and Connie A. King (co-trustees, Stanley and Connie King Revocable Living Trust), Harrington, to Kenneth S. and Kathy K. Uto, Davenport – property at 16423 Star Barn Road North, Davenport (portion of southwest quarter of Sec. 9, T23N, R37E), $339,900.

Mark Berger, Federal Way, Wash., to Steven D. and Kenda R. Irby, Spangle, Wash. – property at 41295 Vista Drive North, Davenport (Lot 24, Lakeview Heights, Division 2, Phase 1), $60,000.

Wade W. Magers, as Lincoln County Sheriff, Davenport, to Cliff Henke and Judy Henke, Spokane – property at 44100 Covey Lane North, Wilbur (Lot 2, Blk. 1, Roosevelt Views), $0.

Jesse D. and Jill D. Morrison, Davenport, to Marlow May Ross-Hendricks, Hayden, Idaho – property at 37995 Cayuse Cove Road North, Davenport (portion of northwest quarter, Sec. 26, T27N, R37E), $63,600.


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