Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office

Oct. 20

ABANDONED VEHICLE: An abandoned vehicle was reported in the vicinity of Poorman Creek Road and Twisp River Road. The vehicle reportedly had been at the location for a few days.

Oct. 21

VEHICLE PROWL: Caller on Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road reported that a vehicle on the caller’s property had apparently been broken into the previous evening; a rear window was shattered.

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: Caller on Evans Road, Winthrop, reported that a vehicle tire had been slashed recently.

ILLEGAL BURNING: Caller on Homestead Hills Road, Twisp, reported that several large piles were burning at a neighbor’s residence and no one had been attending the fire for about an hour.

CHECK ON PERSONAL WELFARE: Officers were asked to check on the welfare of a person in Edelweiss, near Mazama.

NON-INJURY ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported on Highway 153 near Methow.

Oct. 22

ABANDONED VEHICLE: An abandoned vehicle was reported on Twin Lakes Road, Winthrop.

THEFT: Caller on Twisp River Road reported that mail had been taken from their mailbox.

EXTRA PATROLS: Extra patrols were requested in the area of the Methow River bridge near Carlton, which was temporarily closed for repairs.

Oct. 23

STRAY ANIMALS: Caller on Ridge View Lane, Twisp, reported that about a dozen cows had been on their property for the past three days, and nothing had been done about it.

THEFT: Caller on Twisp River Road reported that their mail had been taken.

Oct. 24

STRAY ANIMALS: Caller on Signal Hill Road, Twisp, reported about six cows on their property.

FOUND PROPERTY: A license plate was found on Elbow Coulee Road.

911 CALL ABUSE: Abuse of a 911 call was noted at a location on Patterson Lake Road, Winthrop.

Oct. 25

TRESPASSING: Caller on Twisp River Road reported that they believed a trespass was in progress.

BURGLARY: Caller reported an apparent burglary on Old Twisp Highway.

Twisp Police Department

Oct. 22

THEFT: Caller at a store on East Methow Valley Highway reported that a woman had taken a vest belonging to a store employee, whose cell phone was in the vest.

Oct. 23

THEFT: A theft was reported on Magers Street.

EXTRA PATROL: Extra patrols were requested on Webb Lane.

EXTRA PATROL: Extra patrols were requested on South Methow Street.

Oct. 24

CHECK ON PERSONAL WELFARE: Caller requested a check on the personal welfare of someone on West Second Avenue.

THEFT: A cell phone was reported stolen at a location on North Methow Valley Highway.

Oct. 25

INJURED ANIMAL: A deer with an apparent broken leg was reported seen on Magers Street.

Oct. 26

TRESPASSING: An apparent trespass occurred on Magers Street.

Winthrop Marshal’s Office

Oct. 20

STRAY ANIMAL: A stray dog was picked up on Riverside Avenue.

TRAFFIC OFFENSE: A motorist was cited for a traffic offense on Highway 20.

ASSSAULT: A fight was reported outside a location on Riverside Avenue.

Oct. 21

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: A sign was reported damaged on Riverside Avenue. A security camera recorded two men breaking the sign and then taking it with them.

SUSPCIOUS ACTIVITY: A suspicious vehicle was checked out on Highway 20.

Oct. 22

TRAFFIC HAZARD: Cows were reported in the roadway on Highway 20.

Oct. 23

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: A malicious mischief incident was reported on Riverside Avenue.

THEFT: A theft was reported on Riverside Avenue.

Oct. 24

CHECK ON PERSONAL WELFARE: Caller asked for a check on the personal welfare of a person on Main Street.

NON-INJURY ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported on Riverside Avenue.

Oct. 25

SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE: A suspicious vehicle was reported at Highway 20 and West Chewuch Road.

Okanogan County District Court

Timothy James Sprague, 59, of Twisp, pleaded guilty to Driving Under the Influence. He was sentenced to 364 days with 363 suspended and fined a total of $1,636.

Joseph Castales, 77, of Winthrop, pleaded guilty to Weapon Prohibited in Certain Place. He was sentenced to 180 days with 180 suspended and fined a total of $468.

Brandon Matthew Herz, 28, of Twisp, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree Assault. He was sentenced to 180 days with 150 days suspended and fined a total of $908.

Okanogan County Superior Court

The court found probable cause to charge Jodi A. Nanamkin, 28, of Twisp, with Possession of a Controlled Substance other than marijuana. She was released on personal recognizance.

Decrees of Dissolution

The court dissolved the marriage of Shawnee Higbee, Winthrop, and Dan L. Higbee, Winthrop.