Walla Walla County
- Scott L. Hines, 28, 2224 Roberts Place, was charged Dec. 27 with one count of second-degree theft and two counts of third-degree theft. Hines is accused of wrongfully obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over a bank debit card between Dec. 18 and 20, over $202.50 in cash on Dec. 18, and over $201.50 in cash on Dec. 20.
- Roger L. Wetter, 22, 337 School Ave., was charged Dec. 27 with fourth-degree assault -- domestic violence, and unlawful imprisonment -- domestic violence. Wetter is accused of assaulting a person, and knowingly and unlawfully restraining the person on Dec. 23.
- Christopher Michael Spiess, 28, 1334 Modoc St., was sentenced Dec. 27 on one count first-degree theft. The sentence included restitution of $19,000, $200 in court costs, $49.60 in sheriff fees, $500 to the crime victims compensation fund, $775 in attorney fees, $100 biological fee, 15 days in the county jail, credit for one day served, 15 days converted to Department of Corrections work crew, 12 months community custody. On Dec. 2 Spiess pleaded guilty to wrongfully obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over $6,000 in cash belonging to Tiki Teriyaki Grille between May 1 and Aug. 25.