The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi78° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo51° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi78° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo52° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi74° Mostly Cloudy

Friday Night

Lo46° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi67° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo45° Slight Chance Showers

Sunday

Hi63° Slight Chance Showers

Sunday Night

Lo43° Slight Chance Showers

Robbery suspect netted in Okanogan River

Send to Kindle
Print This

OMAK — An Omak robbery suspect picked a bad time to try to escape authorities by jumping into the Okanogan River.

“Tribal police had a boat in the river just downstream from where he jumped in,” said Sgt. Jeff Koplin with the Omak Police Department. “He basically floated down and they plucked him out of the water.”

The Colville tribal boat was in the river to assist people practicing for the Omak Stampede and World Famous Suicide Race.

View my options or Sign in