Last updated 12/21/2018 at 12:26am
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, Dec. 3: Responding to the 300 block of 5th Street, Sprague ambulance personnel transported a local man with a back injury to a Spokane hospital.
A report of a trailer that overturned on SR 231 was referred to the Washington State Patrol.
Reardan Police dealt with a 16-year-old boy who was listed as a runaway juvenile.
Tuesday, Dec. 4: Personnel at Barr-Tech near Sprague received a bomb threat by phone, prompting an evacuation of the area and the presence of the Spokane bomb squad and Sprague firefighters in response. A search didn’t turn up anything suspicious.
A men’s mountain bike was found alongside Coal Coulee Road.
A caller reported two drones were flying over property adjacent to Ridge Runner Lane near Davenport.
Wednesday, Dec. 5: Two male inmates argued over what to watch on the jail TV set, but corrections deputies were able to defuse the situation without an assault occurring.
A caller told dispatchers drug needles were found near the cell tower on Mountain View Cemetery Road near Davenport.
Construction “issues” resulted in several false fire alarms at the Reardan school complex.
Thursday, Dec. 6: Les Schwab Tires personnel in Davenport advised they received a scam call from someone claiming to be from Avista.
Someone illegally dumped a side-by-side refrigerator and a stove on along the side of SR 21.
Responding to Logan and Sixth streets, Davenport firefighters assisted a woman whose car had a burnt wire smell. A similar report had Reardan firefighters responding to a vehicle with its brakes on fire in the 500 block of South Aspen.
A deputy responded to a dispute involving three individuals in the Hawk Creek area northwest of Davenport.
A vehicle took out a stop sign and ran over a mailbox in the Wilbur area before deputies caught up with it in Creston. The driver was found lying in the street and so highly intoxicated that he was unable to stand. He was placed in custody and transported to Lincoln Hospital for a blood draw. The vehicle, which sustained damage to the passenger side headlight, was towed away by Wilbur Auto Body.
Friday, Dec. 7: Despite CPR administered while waiting for a LifeFlight aerial ambulance headed for the Telford U.S. 2 rest area, emergency personnel were unable to save the life of a 76-year-old Creston woman.
A Davenport area woman reported being harassed by phone by another woman who “screamed and yelled” at her.
Odessa ambulance personnel assisted two individuals who had fallen at the Heritage Church and transported both to the local hospital.
A caller reported seeing a suspicious vehicle four times during the past few days near the intersection of SR 28 and Batum Road North in the Odessa area.
A caller expressed concern about a woman who hand-delivered a birthday card to a student at Harrington School and doesn’t appear to have any association with the student or her family.
Saturday, Dec. 8: Dispatchers helped a lost individual find his way from Fishtrap Lake to the road he used to enter the area.
Harrington ambulance personnel assisted an 18-year-old girl who suffered broken ribs during a basketball game.
A Wilbur caller reported a teenager driving a small silver car was traveling recklessly throughout town and almost hit an elderly man.
A deputy checked on a dog that was reportedly without food, water or warm shelter in the 100 block of South 1st in Almira.
Responding to the Ford area of Lincoln County, a deputy managed to convince a boy to return home after he ran away, prompting a call from his mother to the sheriff’s office.
A Seven Bays woman reported tires were slashed on vehicles parked in the 1200 block of Sunset Cove.
A Davenport woman asked for assistance after her granddaughter was afraid to leave a car in the 100 block of Marshall Street because a dog, possibly a pit bull, was in the driveway. A responding deputy returned the dog to its owner a couple of blocks away.
Sunday, Dec. 9: While at the Sprague Motel, a woman’s Chihuahua was attacked by a pit bull, causing the smaller dog to bleed from the ear.
A deputy responded to the area of Jack Brown Road and Lake Valley Loop northeast of Sprague after receiving a report of a minor in possession of marijuana.
Deputies investigated a possible harassment incident in the Wilbur area.
After receiving a report that phones had been stolen from a residence in the 400 block of Batum Road near Odessa, a responding deputy found the situation to be a matter involving a girl and her parents and referred the matter to the county Juvenile Services office.
An altercation involving a man and a woman in the Sprague I-90 rest stop was reported to dispatchers, who referred the matter to the Washington State Patrol. A responding trooper advised no fight was occurring, but did instruct the couple to clean up the mess they made.
Dec. 4: Miguel Z. Norman, 27, Spokane Valley, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) for driving while license suspended.
Dec. 5: Christopher B. Paxton, 57, Harrington, serving a 10-day court commitment for driving under the influence.
Domonique Dannie Tarver, 32, Spokane, arrested by LCSO for contempt of court.
Travis Scott Walters, 24, Lamont, arrested by LCSO for failing to appear for driving while license suspended.
Dec. 6: Robert Henry Ackley, 65, Creston, arrested by LCSO for driving under the influence.
Brandon Lee Cleveland, 21, Spokane, arrested by LCSO for failing to appear for identity theft and obstructing a law enforcement officer.
Dec. 7: Toni Lynn Herley, 58, Reardan, serving a 10-day court commitment for forgery.
Austin Justus Proctor, 26, Davenport, serving a three-day court commitment for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence).