Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Nov. 16

Waterville, malicious mischief: 300 block of S. Central Avenue, someone dented the front side door of a vehicle while it was parked at the food bank. There are no suspects.

Nov. 17

Bridgeport, malicious mischief: 1400 block of Foster Avenue, a woman reported that someone was banging on her door and it sounded like people were fighting outside. Later she discovered that a mirror on her vehicle had been broken out and pushed back. Others in the neighborhood said that individuals dressed in hoodies and black bandanas had been banging on doors in the neighborhood. The deputy was not able to locate these individuals.

Nov. 19

Rock Island, suspicious: 1300 block of Center Street, a reporting party told law enforcement that a a dark-colored Ford Explorer that had been driving slowly up and down the street had parked in front of his house. A man and woman were inside the vehicle smoking something. The deputy located the vehicle and contacted the occupants. After investigation, he issued both parties citations for smoking marijuana in a public place.

Rock Island, harass/threat: 1600 block of Center Street, a man reported having been harassed through phone calls, text messages and social media. He showed the deputy a flat tire on his vehicle and said that he believed it could have been caused by the person who was harassing him. The deputy could not find any evidence that someone had tampered with the tire. He informed the man about the process of applying for an anti-harassment order.

Nov. 20

Waterville, trespass: USDA building, a motor home without a license plate was parked in the alley behind the building and was plugged into a nearby business. The deputy contacted the occupants of the vehicle and asked them to move it.

Waterville, trespass: S. Central Avenue and W. Walnut Street, the motor home from the previous incident was moved to the parking lot near the tennis courts at Pioneer Park. The owners of the vehicle had previously applied for and received a trip permit for the vehicle, so they could move it lawfully. The deputy asked to see the trip permit and found that it had not been filled out as is required. The deputy also asked to see the license of the person who had been driving the vehicle, and found that the person’s license had been suspended. Cameron Davis DeFord, 39, of Waterville, was arrested for driving with a suspended license and violating a trip permit. He was booked into the Chelan County Regional Justice Center.

Rock Island, theft: Rock Island Grade Road, Milepost 11, a grain auger valued at $2,500 was taken from the side of the road sometime between Nov. 12 and Nov. 20. There are no suspects.

Mansfield, theft: Mansfield Family Market, when going through the daily store deposit it was determined that $450 was missing. Personnel viewed video footage and found that a man had entered the office when no one was there and taken cash. The case is currently under investigation.