State senator assaulted in Ritzville

RITZVILLE – A political activist has been arrested in connection with an assault on Sen. Mark Schoesler.

Glen R. Stockwell, 71, of Ritzville, a former candidate for various elected offices, was arrested Monday morning, Oct. 11. At press time, he was being held in the Adams County Jail on possible charges of fourth-degree assault, harassment and disorderly conduct, records show.

The 64-year-old Schoesler, R-Ritzville, was assaulted in the city, officials said.

According to police, Stockwell used his pickup to block the 400 block of North Division Street at around 8:15 a.m. as Schoesler was appr...

 

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