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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...
Marshal’s resignation leaves Winthrop looking for options

Marshal’s resignation leaves Winthrop looking for options

The resignation of Winthrop Marshal Rikki Schwab, which again leaves the town with only one law enforcement officer, is prompting another discussion about whether the Twisp and Winthrop police departments should merge their operations. Schwab, who became marshal in May 2014, confirmed at last week’s Town Council meeting that she is resigning effective Friday (July 24)....
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...
News of Record: June 24, 2015

News of Record: June 24, 2015

Okanogan County District Court Nicholas Joseph McCants, 22, of Twisp, pleaded guilty to Reckless Driving and first-degree Negligent Driving. He was sentenced to 364 days with 357 suspended and 90 days with 90 suspended. He was also fined a total of $1,658. Okanogan County Superior Court The court found probable cause to charge Gary Austin...
News of Record: May 20, 2015

News of Record: May 20, 2015

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office May 11 VEHICLE PROWL: It was reported that a window had been broken in a vehicle parked near the Blue Lake trailhead on Highway 20 west of Washington Pass. May 12 DOMESTIC ISSUE: Caller in Twisp reported that their son was being belligerent and threatening. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: Caller said they heard...
Twisp police chief: drugs are still a big factor in local crime

Twisp police chief: drugs are still a big factor in local crime

The Twisp Police Department has been working hard to reduce drug crime in the community, so much so that several of the worst offenders have moved out of his jurisdiction, according to Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow. “They know we’re hitting them hard,” so drug users and dealers have moved out of Twisp and …...
Community briefs: May 6, 2015

Community briefs: May 6, 2015

Budrow speaking at roundtable Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow will talk about the state of law enforcement in the town at the Community Roundtable on Friday (May 8) at 10 a.m. at the Twisp Valley Grange. The event is free. For more information, call 997-0227. DamNation screening in Mazama The documentary film DamNation will be...
News of Record: April 22, 2015

News of Record: April 22, 2015

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office April 13 ANIMAL NOISE: Caller on Benson Creek Drive, Twisp, reported that a neighbor’s dog was barking incessantly since 6 a.m. TRESPASSING: A trespassing incident was reported on Benson Creek Drive. April 18 MISSING PERSON: Caller on Evans Road, Winthrop, reported that their daughter had not returned from a walk and...
News of Record:April 8, 2015

News of Record:April 8, 2015

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office March 31 FIRE: A wildland fire was reported on Goat Creek Road. April 1 THREAT: Caller on Highway 153, Twisp, reported that a man at the caller’s residence was intoxicated and threatening to kill the caller’s brother. April 4 ILLEGAL BURNING: Caller on Stagecoach Road, Carlton, reported that a neighbor had...