On Febuary 24, Newport Police Officers responded to 615 NW Nye Street on two different occasions on reports of intoxicated subjects and fights at the residence. Officers encountered 10 to 12 intoxicated persons at the residence on each visit to the home. At about 4:37 p.m., Officers were called back to the residence for a third reported fight in progress. Upon arrival, Officers again contacted 10 to 12 persons in the home. The living room of the home h had been heavily damaged, with furniture and other items strewn about. One of the occupants was injured, but refused medical treatment and refused to tell officers what had occurred or who had assaulted him. One of the persons contacted was David Michael Zigler, age 45, who is homeless but known to live in the Newport area. Zigler is on probation for a previous conviction for a sex offense; he was in violation of his probation because he was intoxicated. Zigler was taken into custody for Probation Violation and lodged at the Lincoln County Jail.
Late Sunday night., Newport Police Officers responded to a Nye beach area hotel on a report of a domestic disturbance. Officers were contacted by management staff and guests in neighboring rooms who told officers that a woman was being assaulted. Police Officers made contact with Monica Lee Voigt, age 35 of Seattle, and her domestic partner, Jeremy William Allen, age 34 of Seattle. Both were intoxicated and uncooperative, and the room had been damaged. Voigt was suffering from a stab wound to one of her legs and lacerations to her hands. She refused to tell officers what had occurred. When Allen was placed under arrest, he fought with officers and was not brought under control until subdued by a Taser. Voigt was treated by Pacific West Ambulance staff and transported to Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital for further medical treatment.
Allen was lodged at the Lincoln County Jail on charges of Disorderly Conduct II, Resisting Arrest, and Criminal Mischief II. His bail was set at $40,000.
At about 3:50 a.m., Newport Police Officers were called to PCH where they learned that Voigt had become uncooperative with medical staff. She struck two nurses who were trying to treat her injuries. The nurses were not injured. When her treatment was completed, Voigt was taken into custody, but fought with officers before being subdued. Voigt was lodged at the Lincoln County Jail on charges of Harassment, Disorderly Conduct II, and Resisting Arrest. Her bail was set at $40,000.
Information provided by Newport Police