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News of Record: November 18, 2015

News of Record: November 18, 2015

Okanogan County Sheriff Nov. 9 CITIZEN DISPUTE: Caller on Wolf Creek Road, Winthrop, reported that a highly intoxicated man came to their house and was yelling. STRAY ANIMAL: Caller on Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road reported about half-a-dozen cows in the roadway. Nov. 10 ILLEGAL BURNING: Caller on Highway 20, Twisp, reported that a large burn was...
News of Record: Oct. 28, 2015

News of Record: Oct. 28, 2015

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 19 TRESPASSING: Caller on Torer Creek Road, Twisp, noted that on Saturday hunters went across their property, and on Sunday hunters went through a neighbor’s property on the way to state land, and then later hunters on horseback went through. Oct. 20 EXTRA PATROLS REQUESTED: Extra patrols were requested on...
News of Record: Sept. 30, 2015

News of Record: Sept. 30, 2015

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...
Carlton teen injured in one-car accident

Carlton teen injured in one-car accident

A Carlton teenager was injured late Thursday (Sept. 17) in a one-car accident on Highway 153 about 4 miles east of Twisp, the Washington State Patrol reported. Lily Anna Stoothoff, 16, was southbound at about 10:30 p.m. when she swerved to avoid a deer in the roadway and the pickup truck she was driving crossed...
News of Record: September 16, 2015

News of Record: September 16, 2015

Okanogan County Superior Court The court found probable cause to charge Laura Sue Virginia Walker-Sifagaloa, 31, of Winthrop, with two counts of Possessing a Controlled Substance and Use of Drug Paraphernalia. Bail was set at $15,000. The court found probable cause to charge Mikeal Ryan Tomatich, 29, of Twisp, with first-degree Theft, Theft of a...
News of Record: Aug. 26, 2015

News of Record: Aug. 26, 2015

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Aug. 18 BURGLARY ALARM: A burglary alarm was reported on Wolfden Road, Winthrop. It turned out that the key holder had given the alarm company the wrong password. MEDICAL ISSUE: It was reported that an 11-year-old boy shot himself in the foot with a revolver. He was taken to Three Rivers...
News of Record: August 12, 2015

News of Record: August 12, 2015

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Aug. 3 AGENCY ASSIST: Assistance request with a person taken into custody on North Methow Valley Highway, Twisp. ASSAULT: A person was taken into custody on domestic violence charges on Libby Creek Road, Carlton. MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: A caretaker at a residence on Lower Beaver Creek Road, Twisp, reported that someone had...
News of Record: July 29, 2015

News of Record: July 29, 2015

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office July 16 CIVIL MATTER: Caller on Libby Creek Road, Carlton, reported an ongoing property line dispute with a neighbor who keeps coming onto the caller’s property without permission. July 17 NOISE COMPLAINT: Caller on West Buttermilk Creek Road, Twisp, reported a party with lots of loud music and yelling, and possibly...
News of Record: July 15, 2015

News of Record: July 15, 2015

Okanogan County Superior Court The court modified the judgment and sentence for Zane Giesen, 25, of Twisp. The court found that good cause exists to allow the defendant to have contact with minor males as long as those minor males are in the presence of an adult. Giesen was charged with two counts of second-degree...
News of Record: July 1, 2015

News of Record: July 1, 2015

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office June 22 BURGLARY ALARM: A burglary alarm was reported on Wolf Creek Road, Winthrop. BURLGARY ALARM: A burglary alarm was reported on Goudy Grade Road, Winthrop. WARRANT ARREST: A warrant arrest was made on East Methow Valley Highway, Twisp. BURGLARY: A storage shed on Lower Beaver Creek Road, Twisp, was broken...