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Three arrested in connection with trailhead vehicle break-ins

Three arrested in connection with trailhead vehicle break-ins

Three people were arrested in Mazama last week in connection with a spate of vehicle break-ins at local trailheads in which numerous cars were damaged and a variety of items, including cash, credit cards and computers, were stolen. Since June 11, several vehicle prowls were …
Marshal’s Office to acquire police motorcycle, ‘Crown Vic’

Marshal’s Office to acquire police motorcycle, ‘Crown Vic’

The Winthrop Marshal’s Office’s fleet of law enforcement vehicles will soon include a motorcycle and a classic police car: a Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor model. And the Marshal’s Office is also working on a vehicle trade with Okanogan County. At last week’s Town Council meeting, Mayor …
Winthrop’s new deputy marshal takes on ‘ideal job’

Winthrop’s new deputy marshal takes on ‘ideal job’

Johnson brings wide range of experiences from 25-year career By Don Nelson For Winthrop’s new deputy marshal, personal and professional motivations made the move to the Methow an attractive choice. Doug Johnson was recently sworn in as Marshal Dan Tindall’s deputy, thus doubling the size of the Winthrop police department. In fact, it’s been about...
Former marshal contests firing in lawsuit against Winthrop

Former marshal contests firing in lawsuit against Winthrop

Former Winthrop Marshal Hal Henning has filed a lawsuit naming the town and former Mayor Anne Acheson as defendants in an action alleging that he was illegally fired and that the town violated the terms of his employment. Acheson fired Henning on Feb. 22 of this year after the mayor …
Winthrop’s new marshal has deep roots in the Methow Valley

Winthrop’s new marshal has deep roots in the Methow Valley

Winthrop’s new marshal, decorated Washington State Patrol trooper Daniel Tindall, has owned property in the Methow Valley for more than two decades, and says he is now looking forward to making it his permanent home. “I love the valley,” Tindall said in an interview …
Winthrop hires award-winning state cop as marshal

Winthrop hires award-winning state cop as marshal

Winthrop Mayor Rick Northcott said he “wrestled long and hard” with his decision to offer the job of town marshal to a decorated former Washington State Patrol officer who has a misdemeanor criminal record, but feels confident that the new marshal will be a “good fit” for the town. Long-time state trooper Daniel Tindall, who has...
Twisp to provide police protection for Winthrop

Twisp to provide police protection for Winthrop

Twisp will provide police protection to Winthrop for another month under a contract approved by both town councils this month. The contract became effective July 12 and runs through Aug. 11. Winthrop has been seeking a new marshal and is in the process of conducting background checks on one applicant for the job. The $25,000...
Winthrop council extends police services contract with Twisp

Winthrop council extends police services contract with Twisp

After a busy Fourth of July weekend without any official police protection, the Winthrop Town Council voted last week to renew a contract with Twisp for police coverage for one month. The council approved a contract from July 12 – Aug. 11 at a cost of $25,000. The contract provides that Twisp’s three …
No decision yet on extended police protection for Winthrop

No decision yet on extended police protection for Winthrop

Winthrop’s contract with the Twisp Police Department for law enforcement protection expires this week, and it’s uncertain whether the agreement will continue. At last week’s meeting, the Winthrop Town Council discussed the option of extending the two-month contract, but …
Twisp may extend police protection contract with Winthrop

Twisp may extend police protection contract with Winthrop

Twisp officials have indicated they would consider extending a contract for police protection to Winthrop, while Winthrop works toward hiring a new marshal. Twisp earlier agreed to provide two months of police protection under a contract that is set to end …