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Sheriff's Report


Last updated 4/26/2019 at 10:46am


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 8: Emergency personnel unsuccessfully tried to revive a Harrington man who fell inside a residence in the 200 block of North Second Street.

A Harrington woman claimed someone opened an Avista Utilities account in her name, but without her permission.

A resident on Bobcat Trail Road East in the Creston area told dispatchers he was having difficulty selling his property because of “an extreme amount of garbage piled” on an adjoining property. A responding deputy advised there was no county ordinance addressing the issue.

A woman wearing pajama pants was spotted walking towards Reardan along U.S. 2.

Tuesday, April 9: A vehicle was discovered off the roadway and in a ditch on the north side of U.S. 2 at its intersection with Sherman Draw Road.

Deputies investigated a report from Wilbur that a man was “smacking his kids around and throwing them into car seats.”

Three deputies checked out a report of a possible domestic incident that turned out to be verbal only between a married couple outside Davenport Sporting Goods on Morgan Street.

Deputies were advised that a 17-year-old girl had run away from her home on Bald Ridge Road northeast of Davenport.

Reardan Police filed a missing person report involving a local individual who hadn’t been seen in two weeks.

Wednesday, April 10: A burglary was reported at a residence on Mondovi Road North in the Davenport area.

Suspicious activity involving two vehicles parked near a shop building under construction near Winterwood Lane and Miles Road north of Davenport was reported.

In a report from the Creston area, a Wild Turkey Lane resident said someone is tampering with her mail because two “important” letters sent to locations in Olympia and Seattle were never received.

A man walking a dog along Twelfth Street near the railroad crossing in Davenport reported he was almost hit by a pickup truck hauling a stock trailer that pulled into a self-service fueling station in the area.

A caller reported his suspicions that someone was smoking marijuana in the Davenport city park, but a responding deputy wasn’t able to confirm the report.

What started as a controlled burn on property on SR 25 near the Fort Spokane store got out-of-hand and set a telephone/power pole ablaze and threatened a nearby structure.

Patrons of Davenport Family Foods noticed a man sitting on a bench outside the store, talking to himself and saying that he is going to die. A responding deputy determined the man was “fine” and looking for a place to stay.

Two deputies checked out a report of a Davenport boy who expressed what were taken as threats to harm himself.

A Creston caller told dispatchers she believes she may have seen a man reported missing from Republic over the past couple of days.

A Sprague woman reported her vehicle and the purse inside it were missing from the 400 block of West 2nd.

Thursday, April 11: Sprague and Harrington firefighters responded to a caller’s report of a loud buzzing sound followed by a house filling up with smoke.

A missing 2-year-old boy was discovered in Zion Lutheran Church’s play area in the 1000 block of Washington Street in Davenport after he wandered off from his parents’ supervision while they were doing chores around their home.

Emergency personnel assisted an elderly woman who fell outside Davenport Vision Source in the 500 block of Eighth Street.

A deputy checked out a report of possible animal neglect to the north of Reardan on SR 231.

Deputies investigated damage resulting from a hit-and-run collision involving a vehicle parked on Morgan Street outside Davenport Pharmacy.

An individual was taken to Lincoln Hospital in Davenport after being involved in a head-on collision between two vehicles on U.S. 2 near the Telford rest area.

Odessa Police investigated a burglary in the 300 block of Alder Street.

Friday, April 12: The cougar spotted at the Harrington golf course may have been seen again crossing the railroad tracks in Harrington.

Responding to separate calls, Odessa ambulance personnel transported a man reporting “general weakness” and a 82-year old woman who suffered a possible stroke to the local hospital.

A woman asked jail staff to block calls placed by an inmate who happens to be her husband, from whom she is seeking a divorce. She claimed that she had received 47 calls from him the previous night and was unable to block them herself.

A caller reported that two men “barricaded” themselves inside the restrooms at Pioneer Plaza in Davenport.

Local residents assisted a deputy in getting a vehicle out of where it got stuck on Smart Road about three-fourths of a mile from U.S. 2 in the Edwall area. Because of the conditions of what is considered a “summer road,” the deputy walked into the location and the individual who phoned in the report suggested a 4-wheel-drive vehicle might be needed.

A man and woman were placed into custody on suspicion of assault and resisting arrest after deputies responded to the intersection of U.S. 2 and SR 25 in Davenport for a traffic stop and used a taser device in an effort to get the situation under control.

Saturday, April 13: A 5-year-old boy was taken by his mother to a Spokane urgent care center after accidentally injecting himself with an epi pen.

Sprague ambulance personnel transported a 73-year-old man who may have suffered a heart attack to a Spokane hospital.

A loose llama was reported on property east of Sobek Road in the Edwall area.

A window was found broken out of a truck parked alongside a residence in the 800 block of Fourth Street in Davenport.

Sprague School District personnel alerted deputies to a student’s verbal threat to “shoot up the school.”

A deputy made a traffic stop along SR 231 and observed one of the vehicle’s occupants jump from it.

Sunday, April 14: Responding to the 400 block of East Cottonwood in Reardan, local emergency medical personnel and a Davenport ambulance crew tended to a man who was bleeding after suffering a seizure.

Responding to the 1400 block of Morgan Street, Davenport ambulance personnel assisted an 81-year-old woman described as “extremely dehydrated.”

Target shooters on U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) property in the vicinity of Lake Valley Loop near Sprague apparently were firing towards three residences in the area.

A caller advised he backed into and knocked over a stop sign at Sinclair and Nicholls streets in Davenport.

A trespassing turkey hunter was reported on posted property adjacent to Debord Road North in the Creston area.

Residents of the 200 block of North Third in Harrington were observed shouting at each other about junk cars being moved and trash on a property.

A caller reported a tree blocked both directions of traffic on Hart Road about 10 miles north of Davenport.

Odessa ambulance personnel came to the aid of a 16-year-old girl suffering from mental illness who reportedly made threats to members of the household.


April 9: Gregory William Behrens, 39, Sprague, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) for a felony controlled substance violation.

Sharayah L. Kretschmer, 32, Fruitland, serving a court commitment for second-degree theft.

Steven Anthony Pina, 47, Spokane, arrested by LCSO for unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

Laticia A. Wahchumwah, 23, Wapato, Wash., arrested by Reardan Police for failing to appear for driving while license suspended.

April 11: David Benny Anderson, 44, Davenport, arrested by LCSO for failing to appear for driving while license suspended (2 counts) and an ignition interlock violation.

April 12: Cindy Ann Angell, 60, Spokane, arrested by LCSO for third-degree assault and resisting arrest.

Daryl D. Cantrell, 52, Spokane, arrested by LCSO for resisting arrest, refusing to comply with a law enforcement officer and driving under the influence.

April 14: Marilyn Louise Abbott, 63, Cheney, arrested by LCSO for driving under the influence.

An additional six individuals were held in the Lincoln County Jail under contract with the Washington State Department of Corrections. Also, three served Stevens County sentences in the Lincoln County Jail.


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