On Nov. 4, 2002, the following defendants appeared on criminal charges in Klickitat County Superior Court:
William Cook pled guilty to the offense of vehicular assault.
Cook was sentenced to 16.5 months incarceration and will be on community supervision through the Department of Corrections upon release. Cook was also ordered to pay fees and costs as well as restitution to the victim.
On Nov. 7, 2002, a jury found Catherine Lucille Wynn of Klickitat, guilty of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), with intent to deliver.
A sentencing hearing was scheduled for Nov. 18, 2002, in Superior Court.
On Nov. 18, Richard Dennis Cavazos, 52, pled guilty to assault in the fourth degree.
He received a sentence of 365 days with 358 days suspended and credit for seven days served in jail and 12 months active misdemeanor probation. Cavazos was ordered to pay $1,052.00 in fines and courts costs.
On Dec. 2, the following defendants appeared on criminal charges in Klickitat County Superior Court:
Timothy Todd Heming, 38, of Goldendale, was sentenced for an October 23, 2002, conviction for rape of a child in the third degree.
The court sentenced Heming to 24 months prison. Heming was also ordered to submit a DNA sample for state recording purposes and undergo an HIV test. The Department of Corrections will supervise the defendant for 36 months following his release from prison. Heming will also pay fines, court costs and restitution.
Evelyn Sharmane Kroeskop, 25, of Lyle, was sentenced for a November 18, conviction for manufacturing a controlled substance (marijuana).
The court sentenced Kroeskop to 45 days jail, one year probation following her release, court costs and assessments.
Eugene Lester King, 30, of White Salmon, pled guilty to three counts of rape of a child in the third degree.
Sentencing was postponed to enable the Department of Corrections to complete a pre-sentencing investigation of the defendant.
(This information from the public record was provided by the Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.)