Pend Oreille County District Court handles misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor cases filed by the State of Washington, Pend Oreille County, and the cities of Newport, Cusick,  Ione, Metaline and Metaline Falls.

The District Court Criminal Process provides an overview of what a person can expect if charged with a criminal offense in Pend Oreille County District Court.  To view the relationship between the different branches of local government in handling a criminal case in Pend Oreille County, click on the Constitutional Checks and Balances Chart.

The City of Newport is represented by prosecutor Joshua Maurer, 1604 W. Dean, Spokane, WA 99201, Phone: 509-838-9111

The public defenders representing the City of Newport are:

Pend Oreille County and the municipalities of Cusick, Ione, Metaline and Metaline Falls are represented by prosecutor Ashley Stetson, located at 229 South Garden Ave., P.O. Box 5070, Newport WA, 99156.  509-447-4414 fax: 509-447-0235.

The public defenders representing Pend Oreille County are: