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Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office

March 1

DISABLED VEHICLE: A disabled vehicle was reported blocking the road at Highway 153 and Benson Creek.

BURGLAR ALARM: A burglar alarm was reported on Wintergreen Road, Winthrop; apparently it was set off by mistake.

INJURED ANIMAL: An injured deer was reported on Highway 153 near Twisp.

March 4

ANIMAL NOISE: Caller on Benson Creek Drive reported ongoing problem with a neighbor’s three dogs barking. The person was advised to call back when the dogs were barking.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Caller reported that they could see a vehicle with its lights on out in a field on Wolf Creek Road, Winthrop. An officer located a car whose driver had inadvertently driven on a ski trail and damaged it.

March 5

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: Caller on Highway 20, Twisp, reported something suspicious going on that possibly involved snow shoveling.

March 6

THREAT: It was reported from Twisp-Carlton Road that a man was threatening a woman with violence by way of texting her. The person making the threats was reported to have been kicked out of a residence he was renting from the caller.

WASHOUT: A flood caused large washouts on Highway 153 near Pateros.

DRIVING WITH SUSPENDED LICENSE: A person was detained at West Second Avenue, Twisp, for driving with a suspended license.

March 7

WARRANT ARREST: A person was taken into custody in a warrant arrest on Castle Avenue, Winthrop.

Twisp Police Department

March 4

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Caller reported evidence of a possible break-in at a location on East Second Avenue.

PARKING PROBLEM: A parking problem was reported on South Methow Valley Highway; the owner of the vehicles was contacted and moved them.

INJURED ANIMAL: An injured deer was reported on Highway 20.

ANIMAL PROBLEM: It was reported that a cow was stuck in a fence on Wolf Creek Road, Winthrop. The owner was located and said they would retrieve the animal.

UNSECURED PREMISES: An open garage door was reported at a location on North Methow Valley Highway.

March 5

UNSECURED PREMISES: An open door was reported at a location on South Glover Street.

UNSECURED PREMISES: A vehicle with an open door was reported on East Methow Valley Highway.

March 6

TRAFFIC HAZARD: A traffic hazard was reported on Twisp River Road.

March 7

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Caller on Canyon Street reported hearing a girl screaming nearby. The screaming stopped and a van left the area, the caller reported.

Winthrop Marshal’s Office

March 1

TRAFFIC HAZARD: A traffic hazard was reported on White Avenue. Debris was removed from the area.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: A suspicious vehicle was reported on Highway 20.

March 5

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Caller on Alder Street, Twisp, reported seeing a man jump over a fence in a neighbor’s yard.

Okanogan Superior Court

A warrant of arrest was issued for Joseph Anthony Arlotta, 30, of Carlton, for second-degree theft, second-degree identity theft, first-degree criminal impersonation and third-degree theft. Bail was set at $25,000.

Okanogan County District Court

Teddy W. Bennett, 59, of Twisp, pleaded guilty to two counts of fourth-degree assault. He was sentenced to 364 days with 355 days suspended on count one, and 364 days with 364 days suspended on count two. He was fined a total of $783.

Craige Robert Keeling, 49, of Twisp, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced to 364 day with 354 days suspended and fined a total of $2,236.

Micah Adam Knox, 32, of Twisp, pleaded guilty to reckless driving. He was sentenced to 364 days with 364 days suspended and fined a total of $993.

Denise Ranae Sinnett, 49, of Winthrop, pleaded guilty to first-degree negligent diving. She was sentenced to 90 days with 89 days suspended and fined a total of $833.

Marriage licenses

Amanda Nichole Reece, 19, Winthrop, and Michael Brian Broussard, 29, Winthrop.