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Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office

Sept. 21

CIVIL MATTER: Caller on Russian Hills Road, Methow, reported that a neighbor had done some clearing on the caller’s property, cut trees and took timber.

THREATENING BEHAVIOR: Caller on Libby Creek Road, Carlton, reported that a man was intoxicated and threatening to cut stuff with a chainsaw.

ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported on Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road. A driver struck a deer.

DOMESTIC ISSUE: Caller on Autumn Lane, Twisp, reported that they were involved in a domestic argument and a shoving match ensued, and children were present.

Sept. 22

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: A deputy reported that a vehicle appeared to be trying to elude the officer on Twisp Airport Road, but no crime was evident.

Sept. 24

CHECK ON WELFARE: Caller asked that officers check on a potentially suicidal person on Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road.

THEFT: Caller at Nordang Road and Highway 153, Twisp, reported some missing items.

Sept. 25

ILLEGAL BURNING: Illegal burning was reported on West Lupine Drive, Winthrop. A person at that location had a campfire and was cited for violation of the burn ban.

ILLEGAL BURNING: A possibly illegal fire was reported on Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road.

ANIMAL NOISE: Barking dogs were reported on Ross Road, Twisp.

Sept. 26

NOISE COMPLAINT: Caller on Lightning Pine Road, Methow, said law enforcement was not doing enough to enforce regulations about muffler noise from motorcycles.

Sept. 27

DOMESTIC ISSUE: A domestic dispute was reported on West Chewuch Road involving separated partners.

TRESPASS: Caller on Airport Heights Road, Winthrop, reported that a woman broke into the residence, then backed out of the driveway and crashed into an embankment.

POSSIBLE DUI: A vehicle was reported in the ditch on Twisp-Carlton Road.

Twisp Police Department

Sept. 21

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: It was reported that a woman damaged the women’s bathroom door at a location on Riverside Avenue.

HARASSMENT: Caller on Canyon Street reported that their estranged spouse was harassing the caller over the phone.

Sept. 23

INJURED ANIMAL: An injured deer was reported in the roadway on Highway 20 near Winthrop.

VEHICLE PROWL: Someone was possibly prowling vehicles on Lincoln Street.

ASSAULT: A person on Canyon Street was bleeding from the nose and needing aid. A suspect was at the police department.

NOISE COMPLAINT: Caller on East Second Avenue said an apartment tenant was agitated, loud, and pacing around, and apparently had been drinking.

Sept. 24

INJURED ANIMAL: Caller reported that a dog had been hit on East Methow Valley Highway.

Sept. 25

NOISE COMPLAINT: A noise complaint came from West Twisp Avenue.

ANIMAL NOISE COMPLAINT: Caller on Ross Road reported that five dogs were barking continuously.

Sept. 26

TRAFFIC HAZARD: Debris was reported on the roadway on Highway 20, Winthrop.

Sept. 27

ILLEGAL BURNING: Possible illegal burning was reported on East Second Avenue.

Winthrop Marshal’s Office

Sept. 21

EXTRA PATROL REQUESTED: Workers at a business on Riverside Avenue were concerned that a couple of people were possibly scoping out the business, and asked for extra patrols.

Sept. 26

DOMESTIC ISSUE: A verbal dispute was reported on Riverside Avenue.

Okanogan County District Court

Justin Edward Schamel, 32 of Winthrop, pleaded guilty to third-degree Driving While License Suspended. He was sentenced to 90 days with 89 suspended and fined a total of $818.00.

Eric Edward Hough, 44, of Winthrop, pleaded guilty to two counts of Reckless Driving. He was sentenced to 364 days with 363 days suspended and fined a total of $1,058.00.

Okanogan County Superior Court

Harlan Curtis Thompson, 27, of Twisp, pleaded guilty to second-degree Theft. He was sentenced to 36 days and fined a total of $1,110.50.

Christopher Brian Durgin, 31, of Twisp, pleaded guilty to Harassment, two counts of Unlawful Display of a Weapon, Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest. He was sentenced to three months on count one, 364 days with 274 days suspended on counts two and three, and 90 days on counts four and five. He was fined a total of $1,260.50.

The court found probable cause to charge Justin Edward Schamel, 32, of Winthrop, with Possession with Intent to Manufacture, two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Sale Delivery or Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver a Legend Drug. Bail was set at $15,000.

The court found probable cause to charge Jillian Yoakum, 25, of Winthrop, with Possession with Intent to Manufacture, two count of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Sale Delivery or Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver a Legend Drug. Bail was set at $15,000.

The court found probable cause to charge Marc Alan Layne Jefferson, 24, of Winthrop, with two counts of Possessing a Controlled Substance and use of Drug Paraphernalia. Bail was set at $50,000.

The court found probable cause to charge Tina Meria Leduc-Lane, 34, of Twisp, with two counts of Possessing a Controlled Substance and use of Drug Paraphernalia. Bail was set at $1,000.

Marriage licenses

Kathleen Armstrong, 56, Twisp, and Ralph Eugene Chartrand, 58, Tacoma.

Jessica Ashley Sheehan, 33, Winthrop, and Jason David Robinson, 30, Winthrop.

Kassandra Nicole Ledesma, 26, Twisp, and Jeremy Worthington Lemont, 36, Twisp.

Crystal Marie Smith, 24, Twisp, and Justin Wayne Calvin, 30, Twisp.