Cops and courts-April 21 issue
Last updated 4/22/2022 at 10:08am
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.
Traffic stops: 4
A commercial burglary alarm was reported going off at Buddy Boy Farms in Devil’s Gap.
A caller said she bought a dog from a breeder in Sprague where there were terrible living conditions for the dogs.
A commercial burglary alarm was reported going off at a shop on the 23600 block of Highway 28 North south of Davenport.
A Spokane man reported a truck driving too fast for conditions in the snow and strong winds.
A caller reported people throwing items out of a car driving southbound on Highway 25 from milepost 10.
A Davenport man requested hulk slips for two abandoned vehicles on his property on the 40300 block of Omans Road East.
A Port Angeles man reported a custody dispute with his ex-wife in Sprague.
An Inchelium woman reported a man driving without a license eastbound on Highway 2 from Wilbur.
A Davenport woman reported three men acting suspiciously near the Black Bear Motel and Edna’s Drive-In.
Traffic stops: 6
A Davenport woman said she saw her ex-boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend and another man leave her house out the front door.
A caller reported a truck and trailer parked incorrectly on the south side of the Sheriff’s Office.
A Reardan woman said she found three dogs near Waukon that she believed were dumped there.
A Davenport man said he found old bones that appeared larger than dog bones and were possibly leg or arm bones while doing dirt removal under his basement steps.
A Davenport woman reported a chihuahua in her front yard on the 400 block of Jefferson Street.
A Davenport woman reported six loose calves on her property on the 39100 block of Teel Hill Road North.
A medical issue was reported with a Lincoln County Jail inmate.
A caller said an officer in Grand Coulee attempted to stop a Nissan on Grand Coulee Hills Road that refused to stop and was heading south toward Old Coulee Road.
Traffic stops: 4
A black cow got loose on a roadway.
A Davenport woman brought a FedEx package incorrectly delivered to her business to the Sheriff’s Office.
A caller said she lost her iPhone and a friend found it in the parking lot at Doxie’s Diner in Wilbur, but items had been changed when she recovered it.
A caller said he thought a woman he brought home from Grand Coulee was trying to get him to attack her so she could file domestic violence charges against him because he was unable to take her back to Grand Coulee due to car troubles.
A caller said a white van got so close to her it almost hit her while driving on Waukon Road.
A Kennewick man said he hit a deer and his vehicle wouldn’t run.
A Harrington man said a woman living in a trailer adjacent to the residence he was staying in on West Olaf Street was threatening him and telling him to leave.
Traffic stops: 13
A caller said his 18-month-old daughter locked herself in her room and they couldn’t get the door open.
A car crash was reported on Highway 231 and Little Falls Road.
A city employee in Davenport reported a vehicle tearing up the roadway by the grain elevators.
A Wilbur woman said the town turned off her water at the request of her landlord and was refusing to turn it back on and added that she read online that was an illegal move.
A body in a ditch was reported on Highway 174 at milepost 32.
A caller said a pedestrian was hit by a green Jeep in front of Davenport Family Foods and was still standing in the roadway.
A caller said his neighbor’s brown lab had gotten loose.
Traffic stops: 5
A caller reported a white van off the roadway on Highway 174 at milepost 33.
A caller reported a deceased man that had had cancer.
A caller said his dog got loose from his residence on the 34500 block of Moore Road north of Reardan and was out looking for it. He added that he went to his neighbor’s house to look for the dog, but he doesn’t get along with those neighbors.
A possible burglary was reported at storage units in Reardan.
An Odessa man said he filed his taxes and someone had already filed with his social security number.
A caller requested a welfare check on her friend, whom she hadn’t heard from recently.
A caller reported a motorist stuck in the ditch on Gunning Road in Davenport.
Traffic stops: 18
A caller reported a suspicious vehicle with people sleeping in sleeping bags inside.
A caller reported a man in a bad mental state that he went to school with.
Six black cows were reported on Highway 2 at Fictenberg Road west of Davenport.
A caller reported a tenant shooting turkeys with a shotgun on the Lakeview Terrace trailer park property in Grand Coulee.
A Colfax man requested a welfare check on his elderly parents after no one in the family had contacted them in two days.
Traffic stops: 23
A caller said she fired her caregiver because she didn’t like how she was doing her job and was upset that her caregiver wasn’t begging for her job back.
A dead deer was reported.
A vehicle fire was reported at a local residence.
A courtesy ride was given to a woman to Reardan.
A caller said her son was harassing her. She said she left him in her black Escalade and went inside the R Store in Reardan.
A Pasco man said he was hit by a vehicle that was blinded by the sun in Odessa.
A Creston man said the speed limit sign on Copenhaver Road just north of Bachelor Prairie Road had been knocked over.
A Davenport man reported a suspicious, shaggy-haired male at a trailer park in the city.
A caller said he was parked at the intersection of Omans Road and Spinning Road finding music to listen to when another man pulled up in his pickup truck and got out of his vehicle to confront the caller.
Jamie Brian Burris, 46, Spokane. Arrested by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) on charges of fourth-degree assault and third-degree malicious mischief.
Leonard Neil Green, 54, Maeras. Arrested by LCSO on a charge of driving under the influence.
Judge Dan B. Johnson
Criminal court-April 14
Jaegar J. Shaw, Wilbur, third-degree driving with a suspended license. Sentenced to 12 months supervised probation.
Suesan D. Clark, Coulee Dam, failure to transfer title within 45 days. Case dismissed.
Kristina Marie Morgan, Wilbur, third-degree driving with a suspended license. Case dismissed.
Warren Eugene J. McCrea, Nespelem, driving without a license. Case dismissed.
Joshua Byrge, Tennessee, speeding amended to failure to sign registration. Ordered to pay a $159 fine.
Braden Gary Waters, Grand Coulee, first-degree negligent driving. Sentenced to two days in jail converted to 16 hours of community service and a $350 fine.
Joyce Atieno Onyango, Spokane, driving under the influence. Sentenced to 36 months supervised probation, 24 months unsupervised probation and a $1,250 fine.
Lincoln County Clerk
Criminal court-April 12
Rachel Gayle Newell had a motion for dismissal of a case involving a charge of second-degree possession of stolen property and a motion for a community residential DOSA screening and pre-sentence examination scheduled for April 19.
Andrew Christopher Nilles of Reardan, who is charged with first-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault and third-degree malicious mischief for allegedly breaking into a house on the 100 block of North Street in Reardan and assaulting a close personal contact on April 6, entered a not-guilty plea. Bail was lowered to $2,500. A readiness hearing was set for June 21 and a jury trial was set for July 13. Nilles was ordered to surrender his firearms to law enforcement.
Shyniah M. Dogskin and Jesus A. Castaneda, who are both charged with residential burglary for allegedly stealing cooper wire from a trailer on Highway 174 in Grand Coulee, both entered not-guilty pleas. Dogskin and her had bail lowered to $2,500, while Castaneda had bail set at $20,000. A readiness hearing was set for May 10 and a jury trial was set for June 8. A no-contact order between the defendants was issued.
Dissolutions involving persons living inside Lincoln County: 0
Dissolutions involving persons living outside Lincoln County: 35
Sale of 34400 Partridge Lane North near Hawk Creek from Ronald Carlile and Jennifer Tastet of Davenport to Michael and Patricia Woods of Montana for $620,000.
Gift of six parcels near Hawk Creek from Sharyn Benner of Spokane to Scott Benner and Jodi Scheck of Spokane.
Transfer of Water Right Certificate Nos. G3-01100(B), G3-01100(C) and 5862-A(C) in Marlin from Jay Scrupps Family LLC in Odessa of Lincoln County to the Marlin H.B. Trust in Marlin in Grant County for $1,110,000.
Sale of two parcels south of Reardan from JWB LLC in Arizona to Eat Twenty-Two LLC in Spokane for $475,000.
Sale of a house on Coturnix Lane North near Hawk Creek from Jason and Heather McBride of Olympia to Robert and Angela Thedens of Deer Park for $119,000.