The Odessa Record -

Sheriff's report


April 11, 2019

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, April 1: A one-vehicle rollover collision was reported on Interstate 90 near Sprague.

Almira ambulance personnel transported an 86-year-old man suffering extreme pain and vomiting to Coulee Community Hospital.

Signs damaged by spray paint were discovered near the intersection of Weber and Harding roads in the Odessa area.

Deputies launched a search for a woman in a vehicle in the Sprague area after receiving a report that she might harm herself after a fight with her husband.

A caller expressed concern that his 15-year-old son may be lost in the woods near Whispering Pines Loop in the Reardan area. The boy eventually was found on SR 231 after “just going for a walk.”

A caller advised a man and woman were engaged in a heated verbal fight in the 1100 block of Main Street in Davenport. A responding deputy warned them about disturbing their neighbors.

Tuesday, April 2: A Reardan man expressed concern that his 13-year-old grandson may have run away from the residence they share. The boy was located in Auburn, Wash.

Davenport ambulance personnel transported a local woman to Lincoln Hospital after she may have overmedicated herself.

A Davenport woman had to cancel her credit cards after giving information over the phone to someone claiming to be working for her credit card company. The caller abruptly ended the call after telling her she would be billed $750 to change her rate, then laughed and hung up.

A caller told dispatchers that her son recently got confused and left his vehicle but doesn’t recall where. The last place he remembers is near a gas station in the vicinity of the intersection of U.S. 2 and SR 231 in Reardan.

Davenport ambulance personnel transported a 41-year-old woman with breathing difficulties from the 100 block of Main Street to Lincoln Hospital.

Wednesday, April 3: A U-Haul being used to move in a resident of the 300 block of North Third Street in Harrington was reported to have caused front-end damage to a neighbor’s van as the truck was being backed out of an alley.

Deputies investigated the theft of a car trailer from a residence in the 400 block of East Broadway Avenue in Reardan.

A LifeFlight aerial ambulance was called in to assist an elderly woman who may have had breathing difficulties at a residence in the 700 block of NE North Avenue in Wilbur. A landing zone was set up at the U.S. 2 Telford rest area.

A resident of the Friday Bay Lane area reported a UPS package containing two above-ground garden beds valued at $172 was stolen from a carport.

BNSF Railroad personnel reported about 50 head of cattle along the tracks just east of the Waukon and Fancher road crossing near Reardan.

A deputy told dispatchers a deer “just ran into the side” of his patrol vehicle while on Fancher Road about a half-mile from the Spokane County line.

BNSD Railroad personnel fixed a crossing gate that had been pushed in, covering tracks at North Alder Street and Railroad Avenue in Odessa.

Thursday, April 4: An axle was broken as a result of a one-vehicle rollover collision at the intersection of Waukon and Fancher roads.

A Wilbur woman reported multiple calls from a scammer who began threatening her when she refused to provide personal information.

A Lincoln resident reported someone stole his boat from property adjacent to Taylor Lane North.

A 17-year-old Wilbur girl whose parents reported her as a possible runaway was located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where she was thought to be with a boyfriend.

Friday, April 5: A cougar was spotted near railroad tracks in the vicinity of the Harrington golf course.

Deputies attempted to locate a Seven Bays woman after her children discovered Facebook postings that suggested she may be in danger and they were unable to get through to her by phone.

A Davenport woman advised that her Verizon account had been hacked with numerous purchases made.

A Harrington caller reported someone drove a tractor across a lawn, hit a portion of a fence and dug up part of a sprinkler system on property along Huddle Corner Road.

A stray dog is believed responsible for killing poultry on property adjacent to Tramm Road in the Reardan area.

A Davenport caller reported someone riding a 4-wheeler on Phillips Lane (a private lane), with two dogs that were observed chasing deer.

A deputy responded after dispatchers took a call from a teenage girl who whispered she needed help and was thinking of hurting herself. She was transported to Lincoln Hospital in Davenport, where she met with a mental health counselor.

Saturday, April 6: A caller reported finding a dead bald eagle at Indian Creek and suggested it did not die naturally.

Deputies assisted several with various problems while being stationed at the Stumpjumpers event in Odessa.

A 40-year-old Davenport woman was taken to jail after deputies responded to a report from the 800 block of Maxwell Street that she had assaulted a man, and broke off a mirror and threw it into a van window.

A Grand Coulee caller told dispatchers that two dogs discovered on the property adjacent to Spring Canyon Road could cause a stampede among cattle there.

Someone parked a pickup truck and horse trailer close enough to the tracks at SR 28 and Coyote Heights Road that, according to BNSF Railroad personnel, a passing train could almost have hit it.

Sunday, April 7: Kathy’s Market personnel in Sprague requested assistance with someone disputing a $180 charge that took place in February.

An Almira caller told dispatchers that a man for whom he opened an internet account later cancelled it, but refused to return a $100 modem and $200 radio.

Firefighters from Harrington, Sprague and Davenport battled a structure fire at a shop building adjacent to Mohler Road. A neighbor’s water truck also was offered and used in the effort to extinguish the blaze.

A dog ran a cougar up a tree on property adjacent to Sterling Valley Road, but while deputies and state wildlife officers discussed what to do, the big cat apparently left the area.

A caller reported a black pickup truck was heading east toward Reardan at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour. A responding deputy was able to make a traffic stop on U.S. 2 at Riffe Road.


April 1: Brandon Lee Cleveland, 22, Spokane, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) for second-degree identity theft, making a false or misleading statement to a public servant, and driving without a license.

Nicholas Dan Henderson, 37, Davenport, arrested by LCSO for third-degree theft.

April 2: Simone Elise Metcalf, 28, Reardan, arrested by LCSO for second-degree theft and first-degree trafficking in stolen property.

Shirley Dee Sauer, 56, Sprague, arrested by LCSO for second-degree theft and second-degree identity theft.

April 4: Jordan Robert Lezard, 31, Electric City, arrested by LCSO for driving under the influence and while license suspended.

William P. Weatherford, 55, Spokane, arrested by LCSO for failing to appear for making a bomb threat with intent to alarm.

April 5: Franklin Scott Clark, 32, Davenport, arrested by LCSO for driving while license suspended.

April 6: Nicole Lynnette Badger (Gilmer), 40, Davenport, arrested by LCSO for fourth-degree assault.

James Patrick Wright, 48, Davenport, arrested by LCSO for disorderly conduct.

An additional four individuals were held under contract with the Washington State Department of Corrections and one detained for the U.S. Marshal’s Service.


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