Compiled by Don Nelson
Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office
PROPERTY DAMAGE: Property damage was reported at a location on Highway 20, Twisp.
ASSAULT: Caller reported that someone had assaulted their daughter at a location on North Lincoln Avenue, Twisp.
TRAFFIC HAZARD: Two horses were reported to be in the roadway on West Chewuch Road, Winthrop.
INJURY ACCIDENT: It was reported that a vehicle struck a horse at Reflection Lane and West Chewuch Road.
CHECK ON PERSONAL WELFARE: A personal welfare check was requested for a location on East Methow Valley Highway, Twisp, where a woman was reported to have two small children in mobile home behind a motel.
FRAUD: A person on Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road reported several unauthorized charges on a debit card, involving items that were shipped to Texas and Minnesota.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: A man was reported sleeping in a sleeping bag just off of Highway 153, Methow.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: A vehicle was reported off the roadway and over an embankment on Benson Creek Drive, Twisp.
THEFT: A vehicle was reported stolen from a location on West Second Avenue, Twisp.
TRAFFIC HAZARD: An injured deer was reported in the roadway on Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road at Aspen Lane.
BURLGARY: A burglary was reported on Wandling Road, Winthrop.
THEFT: A person on Windy Ridge Road, Twisp, reported that three fir trees had been taken from their property and they suspected a neighbor.
STRAY ANIMALS: One bull and five heifers were reported being loose on Highway 20 near Twisp.
THEFT: The theft of a boat was reported on Lookout Mountain Road, Twisp.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: Two vehicles were reported loitering on Twisp River Road.
PARKING PROBLEM: Caller reported that people are parking in the Gunn Ranch Road area but not using the designated parking area and are blocking the roadway.
CITIZEN ASSIST: Caller on Davelaar Drive, Mazama, said a neighbor was burning pine needles and did not respond to requests to stop.
TRESPASSING: Possible trespassing was reported on Meadows Road, Carlton.
SEARCH AND RESCUE: It was reported that a canoe overturned in the Methow River near Pateros.
EXTRA PATROLS: Extra patrols were requested related to motorists speeding on East Chewuch Road, Winthrop.
NOISE: Caller on West Chewuch Road complained about dirt bikes being noisy and trespassing on the caller’s property.
INJURED ANIMAL: An injured deer was reported on Highway 20 near Winthrop.
SEARCH AND RESCUE: A search and rescue operation was conducted near Mazama.
ABANDONED VEHICLE: An abandoned vehicle was reported on Twin Lakes Road, Winthrop.
NON-INJURY ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported at Lester Road and Bear Creek Road.
RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: It was reported that a man was shooting across the river from a campground on West Chewuch Road, Winthrop.
MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: It was reported that windows were broken out of several vehicles at a location on Highway 20.
ANIMAL PROBLEM: It was reported that five dogs were tied to different trees at a location on Highway 153, Methow. The dogs were in the shade but the caller said the chains looked too short.
NON-INJURY ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported on a U.S. Forest Service road near Twisp.
VICIOUS ANIMAL: A vicious animal was reported on Highway 153 near Twisp.
CIVIL ISSUE: Caller reported that a tenant had left owing money.
TRESPASSING: A possible trespassing incident was reported on Wandling Road, Winthrop.
TRESPASSING: It was reported that several four-wheelers were going up and down Taylor road, Twisp, and trespassing on the caller’s property.
NOISE: An ongoing problem with a barking dog was reported on Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road.
Twisp Police Department
POSSIBLE SUICIDE ATTEMPT: Caller on Magers Street reported that a person had expressed suicidal thoughts.
NOISE: Caller complained of loud bass music coming from a location on South Methow Street.
CIVIL ISSUE: A person on Highway 20 reported that they were being evicted and requested options.
TRAFFIC HAZARD: A traffic hazard was reported on Magers Street.
PARKING PROBLEM: A vehicle was reported causing parking problems at South Glover Street and East Third Avenue.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: Caller reported that a man was seen going through mailboxes on Twisp River Road.
DRUGS: A possible minor-in-possession party involving drugs was reported on Elbow Coulee Road.
WARRANT ARREST: A warrant arrest was reported on East Methow Valley Highway.
WARRANT ARREST: A warrant arrest was reported on Frost Road.
ABANDONED VEHICLE: An abandoned vehicle was reported on Second Avenue.
NON-INJURY ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported on South Methow Valley Highway.
FIRE DANGER: A leaky propane tank was reported on Burton Street.
THEFT: A theft was reported at a motel on Highway 20.
TRAFFIC HAZARD: A traffic hazard was reported on Lincoln Street.
TRESPASS: Caller on North Lincoln Street said they saw an unknown man hiding in the bushes on the caller’s property.
CIVIL MATTER: Caller on Highway 20 reported that they were trying to visit someone but that person’s landlord was intoxicated and telling the caller they couldn’t visit.
UNSECURED PREMISES: An open door was reported at a location on North Lincoln Street.
FIRE: A backyard fire was reported on South Lincoln Street; one structure was threatened.
STRAY ANIIMAL: A small white dog was reported on West Second Avenue.
ASSAULT: A possible assault was reported in the town park.
TRESPASS: A possible trespass was reported on South Methow Street.
EXTRA PATROL: Extra patrols were requested for West Second Avenue.
CHILD ABUSE: Caller reported that his ex-girlfriend has been taking the caller’s infant daughter to a registered sex offender’s residence and that the offender may have exposed himself to the infant.
UNSECURED PREMISES: An open door was reported at a location on Glover Street.
TRAFFIC HAZARD: A traffic hazard was reported on Webb Lane.
TRESPASS: Trespassing was reported on South Methow Street.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Caller reported that the lights were all off in a residence on South Methow Street but someone was walking around inside with a flashlight.
HEALTH ISSUE: An elderly man was found unconscious in his car at the Winthrop Post Office; when asked if he was OK, the man said he was not. Medical assistance was requested.
VEHICLE PROWL: A vehicle prowl was reported on South Methow Street.
VEHICLE PROWL: It was reported that someone was tampering with a vehicle on South Methow Street.
DISABLED VEHICLE: A disabled vehicle was reported at North Methow Valley Highway and West Twisp Avenue.
DISABLED VEHICLE: A disabled vehicle was reported at East Twisp Avenue and North Glover Street.
LOCK-OUT: A vehicle lock-out was reported on Marble Street.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: A woman was reported walking along Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road and yelling.
POSSIBLE DRUG USE: It was reported that a person in the vicinity of Bridge Street and East Methow Valley Highway was sleeping under a bridge and doing drugs.
ABANDONED VEHICLE: An abandoned vehicle was reported on Anderson Lane.
VAGRANCY: A person who was possibly a vagrant was reported seen on East Twisp Avenue.
TRAFFIC HAZARD: Cattle were reported on Highway 20 near Twisp.
DISABLED VEHICLE: A disabled vehicle was reported on Highway 20.
Winthrop Marshal’s Office
TRAFFIC STOP: A traffic stop was reported on Castle Avenue.
TRAFFIC OFFENSE: A vehicle was reported blocking Riverside Avenue.
PARKING PROBLEM: A parking problem was reported on Castle Avenue.
PARKING PROBLEM: A blocking problem was reported on Riverside Avenue.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: A suspicious vehicle was checked out at the Winthrop Barn.
INJURY: It was reported that a person cut themselves with a chain saw on Twin Lakes Drive.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Washington State Patrol was advised of heavy traffic in Winthrop.
TRAFFIC OFFENSE: A traffic offense was reported on Riverside Avenue.
HIT-AND-RUN ACCIDENT: It was reported that a vehicle backed into another vehicle on Riverside Avenue and then drove away.
POSSIBLE DUI: It was reported that some people in a pickup truck heading west on Riverside Avenue were hanging outside the truck, yelling and holding beer.
MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: A malicious mischief incident was reported on Castle Avenue.
NON-INJURY ACCIDENT: A truck rolled into the Chewuch River in downtown Winthrop. No people were in the vehicle, but a dog that was in the truck bed was subsequently rescued.
Okanogan County Superior Court
Leroy Austin, 54, of Twisp, pleaded guilty to second-degree Vehicle Prowling. He was sentenced to 364 days with 353 days suspended and fined a total of $760.50.
Gregory Phillip Swezey, 48, of Carlton, pleaded guilty to third-degree Criminal Mistreatment. He was sentenced to 364 days with 364 suspended and fined a total of $760.50.
The court found probable cause to charge Matthew B. Mathwich, 38, of Twisp, with three counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession With Intent to Manufacture or Deliver a Controlled Substance. Bail was set at $25,000.