Woman Charged With Feeding Marijuana Cookie To Child – + Updates – Northwest News Roundup May 16 Afternoon
Here is the latest news from the Associated Press and Newstalk 870.
Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Making Fake Money With Printer
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Springfield man pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to counterfeiting money with a computer printer. The Register-Guard reports Richard Blackburn will be sentenced July 30. Blackburn was arrested in April at a Springfield house where police found nearly $1,200 in fake $50, $20, $10 and $5 bills. They also seized computers and an inkjet printer.
Woman Arrested for Giving Cookie with Medical Marijuana to Youth
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Roseburg police say a 34-year-old woman has been accused of giving her teenage son a cookie with medical marijuana in it. The Roseburg News-Review reported that Terrianne Rowe was arrested early yesterday. She was booked with bail set at $100,000. Police say the son is 14.
Body of Man Found on Washington Coast Identified
LA PUSH, Wash. (AP) — A Clallam County official says a body found in a river near La Push on the Washington coast has been identified as a 30-year-old Forks man missing since April 5. The Peninsula Daily News reports that Jason "Jake" Simons was identified after an autopsy in Port Angeles. The prosecutor's office says no cause of death has been established.
Lewiston, Idaho Woman Waives Right to Speedy Trial for Death of Infant
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho woman charged with killing a 2-year-old girl she was babysitting has waived her right to a speedy trial.
The Lewiston Tribune reports that 29-year-pld Natasha N. Hodges of Lewiston on Wednesday waived her right to have the trial within six months of her arraignment.
Hodges pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder on April 17 in 2nd District Court.
Prosecutors say 2-year-old Rylee Mingo died of internal bleeding on Aug. 30 after being struck in the abdomen by Hodges.