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News of Record: February 15, 2017

News of Record: February 15, 2017

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Feb. 7 BURGLAR ALARM: A burglar alarm was set off at a location on Highway 20 between Mazama and Winthrop. Feb. 8 ABANDONED VEHICLE: An abandoned vehicle was reported at Highway 153 and Ross Road, Twisp. Feb. 11 ASSAULT: An assault was reported at a location on Twisp-Carlton Road. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY:...
News of Record: January 25, 2017

News of Record: January 25, 2017

Okanogan County Sheriff Jan. 18 ACCIDENT: Non-injury accident at Highway 20 and Old Twisp Highway; abandoned vehicle partially blocking road. Jan. 19 ACCIDENT: Non-injury accident on French Creek Road, Methow — a snowplow backed into another vehicle. ANIMAL NOISE: Caller on Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road reported a person who has dogs in the back of their pickup truck...
State auditors: county surplused vehicles without proper documentation

State auditors: county surplused vehicles without proper documentation

Okanogan County did not follow its own policies when it disposed of 16 vehicles it no longer needed, with nine sheriff’s vehicles given free to other police agencies and several cars sold at auction — all without officially being declared as surplus by the county commissioners, according to a state audit of county procedures.
News of Record: January 4, 2017

News of Record: January 4, 2017

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Dec. 27 CHECK ON PERSONAL WELFARE: A check on the personal welfare was requested for a location on Surface Lane, Twisp. ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported at Lower Beaver Creek Road and Finley Canyon Road. Dec. 28 ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported on Wolf Creek Road, Winthrop. TRAFFIC HAZARD:...
Christmas Day fire draws full District 6 response

Christmas Day fire draws full District 6 response

Firefighters from Okanogan County Fire District 6 responded to a Christmas Day fire in a house on Sky Ranch Road, west of Twisp. A fire was reported at 12:35 p.m. in the attic of the house at 21 Sky Ranch Road. All available firefighters from the Twisp, Winthrop and Mazama stations responded.
News of Record: Dec. 21, 2016

News of Record: Dec. 21, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Dec. 14 POWER OUTAGE: A power outage was reported in parts of the Methow Valley. ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported at Highway 153 and Benson Creek Drive, Twisp. Dec. 15 CIVIL MATTER: Caller on Littell Road, Mazama, reported that their ex-spouse was still getting the caller’s mail, opening it and...
News of Record: November 30, 2016

News of Record: November 30, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Nov. 19 STRAY ANIMALS: Caller on Balky Hill Road, Twisp, reported that about 15 cattle were roaming around on his property. Nov. 21 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: Caller on Highway 153, Twisp, reported a suspicious vehicle driving in the area. SUSPICION OF DRUG USAGE: The Washington State Patrol requested a K-9 dog to...
News of Record: November 2, 2016

News of Record: November 2, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 24 THEFT: It was reported that three game cameras were stolen from a location on Witte Road, Winthrop. STRAY ANIMAL: Caller on East Bonner Lake Road, Twisp, reported recurring problem with stray cattle. WEAPONS OFFENSE: Caller reported that someone at the gun range on Bear Creek Road, Winthrop, was shooting...
News of Record: Oct. 26, 2016

News of Record: Oct. 26, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 17 BURGLARY: Caller on Murphy Road, Methow, reported a home break-in and the loss of an AR-15 and a cash jar. ANIMAL PROBLEM: A goat was reported in the roadway on Ross Road, Twisp. SEARCH AND RESCUE: A hunter was reported overdue near the Harts Pass campground. ABANDONED VEHICLE: An...
News of Record: October 19, 2016

News of Record: October 19, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 10 CIVIL MATTER: Caller on Mountain Valley Road, Winthrop, reported that he had mailed a check for some firewood and the wood was never delivered. Oct. 12 DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Caller on Old Carlton Road reported having a verbal dispute with their grandson. Oct. 13 BURGLARY: A burglary was reported on...