Last updated 3/17/2019 at 8:33pm
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 4: The railroad crossing at Rocklyn Road and U.S. 2 west of Davenport was reportedly not working correctly.
Davenport firefighters responded to a report of a chimney fire at a residence adjacent to SR 25 north of the city.
BNSF Railroad notified dispatchers of a brief train derailment near Sprague. No injuries or hazardous materials were involved.
Responding to the fire station, Sprague ambulance personnel assisted a 70-year-old man who suffered a possible heart attack.
Responding to the 1300 block of Logan Street, Davenport ambulance personnel had to kick in a door secured by a deadbolt lock in order to assist a woman who was unable to move from the floor and whose speech was slurred. She was transported to Lincoln Hospital.
Responding to the 500 block of NW Armstrong, deputies placed a Wilbur man into custody after dispatchers took a report that one or two women may have been assaulted by a man who described himself as “blacked-out drunk.” Ambulance personnel from Wilbur and Creston were advised.
Someone drove away from the Wilbur Wonder Mart without paying for gas.
A local school bus driver assisted the young driver whose vehicle was in a rollover collision on Davis Road West near Odessa. The young man was examined at the local hospital.
Deputies responded to reports of an argument between a Davenport woman and her fiance’s mother over occupancy of a residence in the 600 block of Sinclair Street.
A deputy investigated an incident of a man delivering mail thought to be missing from boxes along Whispering Pines Loop north of Reardan. The man, who isn’t a postal worker, explained he had delivered the mail at the sheriff’s request, but the recipients expressed their concern about possible theft or worse.
No injuries were reported after a vehicle hit a patch of ice on U.S. 2 and went off the roadway near the Reardan Medical Clinic.
A female inmate being transferred from Spokane Tribal Police to Lincoln County deputies became unresponsive and was taken to Lincoln Hospital in Davenport, where she received fluids to compensate for apparently swallowing heroin earlier in the day.
Tuesday, March 5: Deputies assisted in an effort to locate a woman with dementia who had entered Almira while traveling east on U.S. 2. They caught up with her and a passenger in Wilbur and waited for family members to come and retrieve her and the vehicle she was driving.
Responding to a residence on Tischner Lane, Harrington ambulance personnel assisted an 84-year-old man who may have suffered a stroke.
An 18-year-old Davenport man required stitches at Lincoln Hospital after being bitten by a dog that family members had just purchased from the Spokane Humane Society and brought to their home in the 300 block of Logan Street.
A woman was jailed for eluding a deputy who was attempting to make a traffic stop on Sixth Street in Davenport. She was reported to have been waving out the window of the vehicle as the deputy pursued it to Washington Street. Her case was referred to local mental health personnel. Inside the jail, she was observed kicking the door to a visitation room while yelling profanities and possibly breaking the lock mechanism.
Odessa Police responded to a report that a white powdery substance had been discovered while residents of the 600 block of East 2nd cleaned out a room.
Reardan Police investigated a report of gunshots heard in the vicinity of the 300 block of Lake Street.
Wednesday, March 6: Davenport ambulance personnel assisted an 85-year-old woman who appeared disoriented and may have suffered a stroke.
A stop sign at the intersection of Interstate 90 and SR 23 was reported to have fallen over.
A vehicle went through a guardrail at the intersection of Porcupine Bay and Randall roads north of Davenport and ended up about 25 feet off the roadway in snow. The driver was not hurt.
While plowing snow on Snider Road East near Sprague, a county worker’s rig was nearly T-boned by a pickup truck coming from a driveway. A responding deputy gave the pickup driver a verbal warning for his driving and exchange with a county employee.
A Sprague caller expressed concern about a low-flying helicopter that scared cattle in the vicinity of Doerschlag Road, resulting in injury to a calf. A responding deputy surmised the location is near a military base and that the state Fish and Wildlife Department may have been looking for wolves.
A Harrington School foreign exchange student reported the theft of about $1,400 from the residence in which he has been staying. Four days later, he advised dispatchers the amount is closer to $6,300.
A vehicle hit an icy patch, went into a ditch adjacent to SR 23 near Sprague and needed to be dislodged from about 10 feet of thick snow.
Thursday, March 7: A slide-off was reported on U.S. 2 just east of Wilbur.
County Public Works and Inland Power and Light personnel dealt with a power line that fell on to the roadway at Limestone and Telecky roads near Edwall.
Lincoln County deputies and Spokane Tribal officers attempted to locate a man and woman who were reportedly involved in a possible assault in the Two Rivers area.
A Davenport High School student suffered a possible broken arm after falling from the hood of another student’s moving vehicle that suddenly stopped on Sixth Street outside the school.
About $2,000 in damage occurred to a small shed that apparently was backed into at Stow-Away Storage in the 1400 block of Twelfth Street in Davenport.
A deputy responding to a dispute between Inland Power and Light Co. employees and a property owner on Bear Meadows Lane in the Bald Ridge area northeast of Davenport determined that the Inland employees did not trespass while working there and had not damaged any road surfaces.
A responding deputy determined as unfounded a report that a “domestic situation” was occurring at a residence on NW Portland in Wilbur.
Friday, March 8: A caller from the 300 block of NE Foster in Creston requested a deputy’s assistance with a neighbor who refused to return her cat without “stipulations.”
A possible stroke may have contributed to a one-vehicle collision on Miles Road at SR 25 north of Davenport. The driver involved was examined at Lincoln Hospital.
Dispatchers were advised of an “agitated” man on a bicycle in the vicinity of Park and Fifth streets, near the Lincoln County Museum in Davenport, who was reportedly yelling expletives at passing cars.
Davenport School District employees unwittingly were drawn into a child custody dispute when a man unsuccessfully searched classrooms and buses for a student who is staying with the mother.
A responding deputy planned to notify a young man’s parents after he was spotted driving erratically at high speeds, screeching tires and revving the engine in the 700 block of SE Bell in Wilbur.
A caller expressed concern about his mother after she reportedly combined alcohol and heart medications before losing track of her while she was on the way to the Davenport hospital.
Responding to a call from a local bank, Odessa Police investigated a report of check fraud.
Saturday, March 9: A Davenport caller expressed concern that a “dangerous berm” had been created by someone using a pickup truck to plow snow from an alley in the 200 block of Sinclair Street into the street. A similar berm had been created on Second Street between Sinclair and Logan streets.
After an Edwall man told dispatchers a caller said his brother had been killed by drug dealers, a responding deputy determined the matter to be unfounded.
Two deputies responded to a report of a man and woman fighting in the street in the 60 block of Marshall Street in Davenport. The woman explained the dispute was about a cigarette.
Sunday, March 10: A female inmate was transported to Lincoln Hospital after dispatchers noticed she was bleeding from the ears and nose and experiencing abdominal pain and “the worst headache of my life.”
A Davenport man told dispatchers he had been kicked in the face and his wallet stolen by a man who subsequently “took off running down U.S. 2” from Trader’s Express.
Davenport ambulance personnel responded to a one-vehicle rollover collision at SR 25 and Harker Canyon Road.
A deputy cited a 23-year-old Davenport woman for smoking in a public place after finding her screaming and running down the middle of Seventh Street near the high school.
March 4: Samanta Michele Brigman, 25, Fruitland, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) for residential burglary and criminal conspiracy.
Martin Jacob Goodwin, 32, Wilbur, arrested by LCSO for fourth-degree assault.
March 5: Michael Logan Arnett, 36, Spokane, arrested by LCSO for driving while license suspended.
Dean Michael Norberg, 48, Liberty Lake, arrested by LCSO for driving under the influence and an out-of-county misdemeanor.
Michael Perot, 58, Creston, arrested by LCSO for driving while license suspended.
Kelsy Lynn Peterson, 28, Kennewick, Wash., arrested by LCSO for third-degree theft and driving while license suspended.
Jill Christine Stitt, 39, Davenport, arrested by LCSO for attempting to elude a law enforcement officer.
March 7: Domonique Dannie Tarver, 32, Sprague, arrested by LCSO for failure to comply with a court order involving child support.
Skylar Ann Tollie, 21, South Prairie, Wash., serving a 30-day court commitment for reckless driving.
March 8: Silvino Juan G. Dossantos, 28, Omak, Wash., arrested by LCSO for driving while license suspended.
Stephani C. Rodriguez, 55, Spokane, serving a court commitment for third-degree theft.
Shirley Dee Sauer, 56, Sprague, arrested by LCSO for second-degree theft from a vulnerable adult, first-degree theft, second-degree theft and first-degree identity theft.
Jessica Alexandria White, 23, Wenatchee, arrested by LCSO for driving without a license and an out-of-county warrant for failure to comply with a court order involving a domestic violence assault matter.
March 9: Beverly Rose Dunn, 58, Wilbur, arrested by LCSO for failing to appear for driving under the influence.
From March 4 to 9, an additional 12 individuals were held in the Lincoln County Jail under contract with the Washington State Department of Corrections.