Walla Walla County
- Jarrod B. Billow, 34, 23 N. Blue St., was charged Dec. 8 with second-degree malicious mischief and third-degree attempted theft. Billow is accused of knowingly and maliciously damaging a vending machine, and attempting to wrongfully obtain or exert unauthorized control over property inside the machine on Oct. 24.
- Duane R. Abel, 39, Airway Heights Corrections Center, was charged Dec. 8 with two counts of first-degree rape of a child. Abel is accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with two children younger than 12 years old between June 1, 2007, and Sept. 17, 2007.
- Adam R. Sellers, 31, 304 Bussell Road, was charged Dec. 7 with second-degree theft. Sellers is accused of wrongfully obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over merchandise belonging to Walmart on Dec. 6.
- Sabrina L. Zapata, 37, 573 Ethel St., was sentenced Dec. 6 on one count first-degree theft. The sentence included restitution of $9,925.95, $200 in court costs, witness fees to be determined, $129.20 in sheriff fees, $500 to the crime victims compensation fund, $100 biological fee, 30 days in the county jail, 30 days converted to partial confinement, 24 months community custody. On Nov. 5, Zapata was found guilty by jury verdict.