Walla Walla County
- Matthew T. Schack, 20, 17 S. Hussey St., was charged July 7 with harassment, unlawful imprisonment -- domestic violence, violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, and obstructing a law enforcement officer. Schack is accused of knowingly and unlawfully threatening to kill a Walla Walla police officer; knowingly and unlawfully restraining a person; unlawfully possessing less than 40 grams of marijuana; and willfully hindering, delaying or obstructing a law enforcement officer on July 4.
- Earl J. Gavaert, 33, Yakima, Wash., was charged July 7 with violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act and third-degree theft. Gavaert is accused of unlawfully possessing methamphetamine, and wrongfully obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over merchandise belonging to Safeway, 215 E. Rose St., July 4.