The Odessa Record - Serving Lincoln County for more than a century!

The Times 

Trial set for Creston man charged with child molestation


Last updated 2/26/2021 at 9:45am

DAVENPORT – Mathew Scott Chafin, 31, of Creston, has a jury trial date and sentencing set for March 30 to determine his sentence after he pled guilty to child molestation in the first degree.

Chafin originally entered a guilty plea Dec. 15 with a jury trial date set March 20 and readiness status set for Feb. 16, according to Lincoln County Superior Court records. At that Feb. 16 court appearance, a mental evaluation was approved, which will take 40 days and will take place while Chafin is held in Lincoln County Jail, where he was re-booked that day and remains.

Chafin was arrested and b...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Cheney Free Press
Ritzville Adams County Journal
Whitman County Gazette
Odessa Record
Franklin Connection
Davenport Times
Spokane Valley News Herald
Colfax Daily Bulletin

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023