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Terry McConn

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Luring suspect ruled incompetent for trial

A mental examination has concluded a Denver man isn’t competent to stand trial on criminal charges he tried to arrange sex for pay with an underage girl in Walla Walla in January, then lured a different girl he encountered downtown.

Trial delayed in motorcycle eluding case

This week’s trial of a motorcyclist accused of leading police in a pursuit in Walla Walla in February and other crimes is being postponed in Superior Court.

Man pleads guilty to child rape in Walla Walla County

A 25-year-old local man accused of having sexual relations with six underage teenagers in Walla Walla County faces prison time after pleading guilty Monday afternoon to three criminal charges.

Judge declines to dismiss case against choir director

Walla Walla County District Court Judge Kristian Hedine has denied a defense motion to dismiss criminal charges against a community music leader accused of exposing himself twice at Walla Walla High School this year when he was the choir teacher there.

Man pleads guilty to reduced charge for eluding police

A Walla Walla man accused of leading police on a vehicle chase in the city last month pleaded guilty this morning in Superior Court to a reduced charge.

Beckner faces charges of possessing child porn

A Waitsburg man accused of inflicting severe physical abuse on his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son at their residence last month now is formally charged with possessing Internet child pornography on his cellphone.

Drive-by shooting trial rescheduled

Next week’s scheduled trial for two men accused of involvement in a gang-related, drive-by shooting last spring on West Chestnut Street is being postponed in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Man accused of choking child faces felony charges

A local man accused of choking his 9-year-old niece earlier this month faces a Sept. 29 trial in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Convicted felon charged robbery after alleged beer theft

A convicted felon who allegedly stole beer from a local convenience store last weekend, then threatened an employee, has been charged with second-degree robbery.

Man sentenced to a year in prison in Walla Walla attack

A man who pleaded guilty to involvement in a reported armed robbery this spring in the Eastgate area has been ordered to serve time in a state prison at his request.

Walla Walla alley fire-starter sentenced to time served

A man who started several fires in a Walla Walla alley in the spring was sentenced Monday afternoon in Superior Court to the time he’d already served in the County Jail.

Former Wa-Hi choir teacher faces charges of indecent exposure

A community music leader has been charged with exposing himself twice at Walla Walla High School this year when he was the choir teacher there.

Man gets time-served sentence for threats, eluding

A man was handed a time-served sentence this week in Superior Court for threatening to kill his father last month and leading Walla Walla police on a vehicle pursuit last winter.

Man charged with choking niece

A local man suspected of choking his 9-year-old niece on the Fourth of July faces a felony charge in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

August trial scheduled for rape suspect

A previously convicted rapist accused of committing another such sex offense in Walla Walla last year is set for trial beginning Aug. 18.

Man pleads innocent in child abuse case

A Waitsburg man has pleaded innocent to severely abusing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son at their residence last month.

Unavailable witnesses force delay of assault, robbery trial

Next week’s trial of a man accused in the beating of an acquaintance in Burbank earlier this year has been postponed in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Man pleads guilty in two-county pursuit

A man has pleaded guilty in Columbia County Superior Court to leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase from there into Walla Walla County this spring.

Accused child abuser faces new charges

A Waitsburg man accused of severely abusing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son at their residence last month now faces additional charges in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Man gets prison in armed robbery case

A man who pleaded guilty to involvement in a reported armed robbery this spring in the Eastgate area was led from a Superior Court courtroom Tuesday seemingly weeping after being sentenced to two years and nine months in prison.

Trial set for suspect in theft, eluding case

A local man arrested this month for allegedly stealing particle board in College Place, then leading police on a vehicle pursuit pleaded innocent Monday afternoon in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Updated: Child porn sentence reduced to five years

A College Place man’s 10-year prison sentence for possessing and dealing in child pornography has been cut in half following a state Court of Appeals ruling in spring that threw out three of his eight convictions because of double jeopardy.

Convict in child porn case sees prison term halved

A College Place man’s 10-year prison sentence for possessing and dealing in child pornography was cut in half Monday following a state Court of Appeals ruling last spring that threw out three of his eight convictions because of double jeopardy.

Waitsburg man charged with child abuse

A Waitsburg man accused of severely abusing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son at their residence last week has been returned to Walla Walla County to face the criminal charge.

Suspected child rapist’s trial delayed

Next week’s trial of a 25-year-old local man accused of having sexual relations with six underage teenagers in Walla Walla County is being postponed in Superior Court.

Accused robbers plead guilty to theft charge

Two men accused of involvement in an armed robbery this spring in the Eastgate area pleaded guilty this week to a reduced charge.

Alley fires suspect pleads guilty

A man who started several fires in a Walla Walla alley last month pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon in Superior Court to a gross-misdemeanor charge.

Death-threat, eluding suspect pleads guilty

A man pleaded guilty Monday afternoon in Superior Court to threatening to kill his father early this month and leading Walla Walla police on a vehicle pursuit last winter.

Trial set for 19-year-old eluding suspect

A Walla Walla man pleaded innocent Monday afternoon to leading police on a vehicle chase in the city earlier this month.

Man suspected of theft, eluding, DUI charged

A local man arrested last week for allegedly stealing particle board in College Place, then leading police on a vehicle pursuit has been charged in Walla Walla County Superior Court with three crimes.

Previous Walla Walla rapist faces new charge

A previously convicted rapist now is formally accused of committing another such sex offense in Walla Walla last year.

Suspect in ‘horrific’ Waitsburg child beating arrested

Authorities have apprehended a Waitsburg man accused of severely injuring his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son at their residence Wednesday night or Thursday morning.

Delays again push back vehicular assault trial

Another new trial date has been set for an area man accused of vehicular assault in connection with a two-car, injury crash last year on U.S. Highway 12 near Touchet.

Suspect in museum burglary, Domino's robbery faces new charges

A convicted Oregon bank robber accused of committing a burglary at the Children’s Museum of Walla Walla and a heist at the local Domino’s pizza this spring now is charged with three additional crimes.

Burbank man sentenced for attacking, threatening girlfriend

A Burbank man who pleaded guilty last week to charges he attacked his girlfriend in February and threatened to kill her was sentenced Monday afternoon to six months in the County Jail.

Burbank man accused of attack, threat pleads guilty

A Burbank man accused of attacking his girlfriend in February and threatening to kill her pleaded guilty Wednesday in Superior Court to two felonies.

Man pleads not guilty in death threat case

A Walla Walla man accused of threatening to kill his father early this month was arraigned Monday afternoon in Superior Court on three criminal charges.

Sex offender ordered to state prison

A Walla Walla registered sex offender who pleaded guilty in May to seven child-pornography charges was sentenced Monday afternoon to about 8½ years in prison.

Trial set for suspect in gang drive-by

A Walla Walla man pleaded innocent Monday afternoon to eight charges accusing him of involvement in a gang-related, drive-by shooting last month on West Chestnut Street.

Eluding suspect charged with new crimes

A local man facing three charges stemming from a vehicle pursuit involving Walla Walla police officers last winter is now accused of committing three additional crimes this week.

Sex predator with history in Walla Walla ordered released

A sexually violent predator who was detained more than a decade ago under a civil commitment stemming from a series of local sex crimes in the 1990s has been ordered released from confinement.

Trial date set for man charged in armed robbery

A man arrested in connection with an armed robbery this spring in the Eastgate area pleaded innocent Monday afternoon to a felony charge.

Trial date set for man charged in gang shootings

A suspect in two gang-related shootings last month is set for an Aug. 5-6 trial in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Man gets prison time for eluding police

A man who led police on a vehicle chase through several blocks in the west end of Walla Walla this spring was ordered Monday afternoon to serve one year and 10 months in prison.

Waitsburg burglar sentenced to three years in prison

A man who admitted committing residential burglaries and stealing guns in Waitsburg late last year was sentenced Monday afternoon to a combination of prison time and mandatory substance-abuse treatment.

Trial in Burbank man’s assault case reset

Next week’s trial of a Burbank man accused of attacking his girlfriend in February and threatening to kill her is being postponed in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Waitsburg man pleads guilty to thefts, burglaries

A man charged with residential burglaries and thefts in Waitsburg late last year has pleaded guilty to six of the 13 charges he faced.

Woman gets jail for fleeing deputies

A woman has been sentenced to 90 days in the County Jail on a felony charge stemming from a 43-minute vehicle chase in the Valley last July, during which items were thrown toward pursuing officers.

Suspected driver in gang shooting charged

A suspect arrested last week in connection with two gang-related shootings earlier this month was charged Tuesday afternoon in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Luring suspect set for mental competency evaluation

A mental examination has been ordered for a Denver man accused of trying to arrange sex for pay with an underage girl in Walla Walla in January, then luring a different girl he encountered downtown.

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