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Prosecutor Reports On Current Cases

In Superior Court

The following defendants have recently pled guilty to criminal charges in Klickitat County Superior Court.

On April 29, Mylie Welles Brundridge, of Goldendale, pled guilty to the charge of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

The defendant had been stopped for a traffic violation. That lead to his arrest for driving while his license was suspended. During a search of his vehicle incident to arrest, a sheriff's deputy found methamphetamine under the driver's seat.

The court sentenced the defendant to 30 days jail and one year of probation.

On April 29, Dale Lane Schatz, of Goldendale, pled guilty to the charges of assault in the third degree and assault in the fourth degree, domestic violence.

The charge arose from his assaulting a family member and a related individual in Goldendale.

The court sentenced the defendant to eight months in jail. The court also ordered the defendant to have no contact with the victims, undergo a domestic violence perpetrator's evaluation by a state certified agency, and follow all recommended treatment.

The Department of Corrections will monitor the defendant for a period of one year. He is not to consume any alcohol during this period.

On April 29, Kirt Anthony McPherson, of Glenwood, pled guilty to assault in violation of a no contact order, domestic violence.

The charge arose from his assaulting his wife at her residence. At the time, there was a valid no contact order in effect which ordered the defendant to have no contact with the victim.

The court sentenced the defendant to 39 days in jail. The court also ordered the defendant to have no contact with the victim undergo a domestic violence perpetrator's evaluation and substance abuse evaluation by a state certified agency, and follow all recommended treatment.

The Department of Corrections will monitor the defendant for a period of one year upon his release. He is not to consume any alcohol during this period.

On May 1, Dewight Daniel Good, of Albany, Ore., pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

The defendant had been stopped for a traffic violation by Washington State Patrol. That lead to his arrest for driving while his license was suspended.

During an inventory of the defendant's vehicle the patrolman found several needles. Also found were several clear plastic bags and a scale with white powder residue. The substance tested positive as methamphetamine.

The court sentenced the defendant to 90 days in jai. He was further ordered to obtain a substance abuse evaluation by a state certified agency and follow all recommended treatment.

The Department of Corrections will monitor the defendant for a period of one year upon his release.

On May 6, Allen William Ginnett, of Dallesport, pled guilty to theft in the second degree.

The defendant used a gas card belonging to Dallesport Fire No. 6 to obtain gas at a station in Dallesport. At the time of the theft, he was not a member of the department and did not have permission to use the card.

The court sentenced the defendant to 21 days jail with seven days converted to work crew.

The Department of Corrections will monitor the defendant for a period of one year upon his release.

A hearing will be scheduled to determine the amount of restitution owed to the fire department.

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