Lake County Sheriff
Sunday, Dec. 29 – Deputies responded to the 23000 block of Thomas Creek Road regarding a possible burglary in progress. The investigation revealed that the residents arrived home and found an unknown male inside their house. The male verbally identified himself to the homeowner saying that his mother had died and she came to him in a vision telling him the house was his. The homeowner asked the male to leave the house which the unknown male complied with, driving away in a small white vehicle. On Wednesday, Jan. 1, at approximately 1 p.m. Oregon State Police stopped a white Ford Focus in front of the 500 block of South 11th Street and identified the driver of the vehicle. The driver matched the same name provided during the incident. After initially denying being at the residence in question the driver eventually admitted to entering the residence. The driver was arrested, transported to the Lake County Correction’s Facility and booked for Criminal Trespass 1st Degree. The investigation was forwarded to the DA’s Office for charging.
Tuesday, Dec. 31- Deputies contacted a known female suspect who had an outstanding Lake County Warrant in the 300 block of North H Street. The warrant was confirmed and the female was arrested, transported to the Lake County Correction’s Facility, and booked on the warrant.
Wednesday, Jan. 1 – Deputies responded to the 500 block of South 9th Street regarding an assault. The investigation revealed that an argument over the ownership of a property escalated to a physical altercation where the suspect punched the victim in the face and fled the residence on foot. The suspect was later contacted in the 1100 block of South F Street and interviewed. The suspect stated that a verbal argument over the ownership of the property got heated so the suspect began to leave. As the suspect was walking out the door the suspect was punched in the back of the head. The suspect defended himself and punched the alleged victim in the face and left the residence. The incident has been referred to the DA’s Office for possible charging.
Monday, Dec. 30 —OSP assisted the Lake County Probation and Lake County Sheriff in executing a search warrant. The suspect, Morgan Langslet, Lakeview, was arrested for a probation violation and possession of methamphetamine.
Tuesday, Dec. 31 —OSP stopped Jeffrey Thomas Husta, Fort Mill, S.C., for speeding on Hwy 395 and North 5th Street. A search of the vehicle revealed large amounts of U.S. currency and marijuana buds. The driver was arrested and his vehicle, a blue Ford F250, was towed by Hall Towing.
Tuesday, Dec. 31 – OSP arrested Paul Newton for violating a stalking order at 244 N. F St. He was lodged in the Lake County Jail without incident. Lake County Sheriff’s Office assisted.
Wednesday, Jan. 1 – OSP stopped Nathan Ray Jordan for a traffic violation at the corner of south 11th and E streets. His license was criminally suspended. He was arrested and lodged in the Lake County Jail.
Sunday, Jan. 5 — OSP made contact with a suspect, Lora Amber Walker, with a known warrant at 318 N. F St. The suspect had a medical episode and was transported to Lake District Hospital, where she was later medically cleared. The suspect has a failure to appear warrant out of Klamath County, she was lodged in the Lake County Jail.
Monday, Jan. 6 — OSP stopped a vehicle after methamphetamine was seen falling out of his vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed methamphetamine and paraphernalia. OSP arrested the passenger, Carey Everitt, Lakeview, for possession of methamphetamine and lodged him in the Lake County Jail.
Monday, Jan. 6 — OSP responded to a crash on Hwy 395 at milepost 54.5. Geraldine Ann Woods, Alturas, Calif. was traveling northbound on Hwy 395 when she attempted to avoid a cow in the roadway. She hit and killed the cow, who belonged to William Peila, Hines. The vehicle, a white Ford F250 and the trailer, were towed by Day and Night towing of Burns.