Wednesday, November 20, 2013
From Okanogan County
Superior Court records
Bowles sentence suspended
Jacob Kent Bowles pleaded guilty Nov. 14 to first-degree criminal trespass, fourth-degree assault and third-degree malicious mischief.
Bowles was sentenced to 364 days with 359 days suspended for two years.
Waters pleads guilty
Thomas L. Waters V, 23, Omak, pleaded guilty Nov. 12 to taking a motor vehicle without permission.
Waters was found guilty Nov. 16 in a jury trial of possession of a controlled substance.
Both offenses occurred Aug. 5.
Waters was sentenced to eight months on the first crime.
He was sentenced to 12-plus months of the second crime to run consecutively with a 2011 sentence for residential burglary.
Gustavo Duarte Mares, 25, Omak, was found guilty Oct. 11 in a trial of third-degree rape.
Mares, who committed the crime March 18, was sentenced Oct. 13 to nine months.
Mercado pleads guilty
Alan Pedroza Mercado, 20, Brewster, pleaded guilty Oct. 18 to third-degree assault, possession of a controlled substance and minor consuming or possessing alcohol.
Mercado, who committed the crimes May 11, was sentenced Nov. 13 to 11 months on the first charge.
He was sentenced to one month on the second charge and 364 days with 354 days suspended for two years on the third charge.
The sentences were to be served concurrently.
Dismissed was possession of 40 grams or less of marijuana.
William Lee Pearcy, 29, Tonasket, pleaded guilty Nov. 8 to second-degree malicious mischief.
Pearcy, who committed the crime Oct. 11, was sentenced to 45 days.
Kevin James Smith, 27, Riverside, was charged Nov. 4 with assault in violation of a protection, restraining or no contact order and fourth-degree assault.
Smith, who allegedly committed the crimes between Oct. 1 and 18, had a warrant for his arrest issued Nov. 6. Bail was $20,000.
Weapon charges filed
Tawnya Hope Chapman, 42, Omak, was charged Nov. 12 with delivery of a firearm to an ineligible person.
Also charged was Ezra Thomas Chapman, 32, Okanogan, with three counts of unlawful possession of a firearm. He allegedly is a convicted felon.
All charges allegedly occurred Oct. 6.
Wendy Joe Martin, 33, Twisp, was charged Nov. 13 with possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine and use of drug paraphernalia.
Martin allegedly committed the crimes Nov. 8.
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