Law enforcement reports of November 4, 2022


The reports below were provided by the organizations listed. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty by a court.

Ephrata Police Department

October 26

Report of a stolen catalytic converter in the 1000 block of Basin Street Northwest.

Report of water theft in the 1200 block of Cottage Street Southeast.

Report of a single vehicle collision in the 1300 block of Basin Street Northwest. The driver, who may have suffered a medical incident, left the roadway and crashed into the side of a building.

October 27

Reportage of graffiti at the Ephrata Skate Park.

Report of a three-vehicle collision with no injuries at the SR-282/A Street Southeast roundabout.

Report of a vehicle prowling the 1200 block of Yakima Street Southeast. The money was reported stolen.

Report of theft from a business in the 1300 block of Nat Washington Way. Subjects were confronted with the employee and the items were retrieved.

October 29

Hit and run report on G Street Southwest.

Grant County Jail

Shane Dale Bowlin, 52, Ephrata, charged with second-degree burglary and third-degree larceny, as well as warrants relating to second-degree retail larceny, third-degree larceny and breach of court order. no contact.

Benjamin Lee Hill, 30, Moses Lake, booked on Grant County District Court warrants relating to driving a vehicle without a lock, failure to transfer title within 45 days for first-degree criminal trespassing and the third-degree driving with license suspension, and Grant County Superior Court Warrants relating to second-degree burglary and third-degree robbery.

October 27

Edward Arthur Vandenburg, 31, Moses Lake, charged with fourth degree assault – domestic violence.

October 29

Dane Lee Alexander, 23, of Moses Lake, charged with third-degree larceny and second-degree burglary, along with a Grant County District Court warrant for second-degree driving with license suspension.

October 30

Brian Contreras, 25, Mattawa, charged with second degree assault – domestic violence, resisting arrest and criminal harassment.

Cesar Cruz Marquez, 37, Moses Lake, booked on DUI.

Tristan Lee Elliott, 22, Ephrata, charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful carrying/handling of a weapon, intimidation of a public official and first-degree negligent driving, as well as a Grant County District warrant regarding DUI.

Nickolas Don Milbrandt, 28, Moses Lake, charged with malicious mischief and second degree harassment – death threats.

Caiden Anthony Stephens, 21, Quincy, convicted of breaching a no contact order as well as Grant County Superior Court warrants for residential burglary, third degree malicious mischief, second degree burglary, a third-degree robbery, fourth-degree assault, stalking – criminal justice participant, and taking a motor vehicle without permission.

Moses Lake Police Department

October 28

Report of a mountain bike stolen from a front door in the 1700 block of West Peninsula Drive.

Report of an NSF check for approximately $2,000 written to a business in the 400 block of East Broadway Avenue.

Report of a burglarized storage unit and items worth approximately $1000 taken from the 1600 block of West Broadway Avenue.

Report of stolen shoes from a business in the 900 block of North Stratford Road.

Report of merchandise worth approximately $20 stolen from a business in the 900 block of North Stratford Road.

October 29

Report of a stolen tractor in the Kittelson Road and Ramm Road Northeast area.

Report of juveniles smashing pumpkins in the 1000 block of West Bruce Street.

Report of attempted theft of a catalytic converter in the 3500 block of West Peninsula Drive.

October 30

Report of cigarettes stolen from a business in the 600 block of North Stratford Road.

Report of speakers worth $700 stolen from a business in the 900 block of West Central Drive.

October 31

Report of theft at a business in the 900 block of North Stratford Road.

Report of a burglarized contractor trailer and $3000 of tools stolen in the 400 block of North Crestview Drive.

Report of a $200 package stolen from a residence in the 600 block of South Alder Street.

Report of gasoline stolen from a 2,000 gallon tank in the 500 block of South Buchanan Street.

Report of bleach being poured into a vehicle fuel tank in the 300 block of North Mattson Drive.

Report of damage to the old Chamber of Commerce building on Pioneer Way.

Report of theft of goods worth approximately $3,000 from a business in the 600 block of South Pioneer Way.

Report of a projector worth approximately $200 stolen from a business in the 1300 block of Nelson Road Northeast.