Wahkiakum Superior Court
February 20, 2020
Two individuals involved in the burglary at Skamokawa General Store on August 14, 2019, pled guilty to charges in court in recent months.
Jacob Childers, 18, represented by attorney Mark Baum, pled guilty to a felony offense, Burglary in the Second Degree, before Judge Heidi Heywood in Superior Court on November 25, 2019. The conviction carried a 1-3 month sentence, and Childers, who had already served two months, was released.
Hayley Kerstetter, 20, represented by attorney Kevin Blondin, pled guilty to a gross misdemeanor, Criminal Trespass 1, before Judge Heidi Heywood in District Court on January 21, 2020. Kerstetter was sentenced to 10 days in jail. She served seven days, and got three days off for good behavior. She will have supervised probation for a period of 24 months.
A no contact order prevent Childers and Kerstetter from contacting Lance Britt or from entering his store in Skamokawa. The pair must pay him a restitution of $3,830.16.