Farm equipment shortcut leads to hospital
September 9, 2021
ENDICOTT — A disagreement about a shortcut across private property ended with a man being transported to the Whitman Hospital on Aug. 24.
Ronald D. Schaal, 78, of Endicott, was taken to the hospital and faces a possible charge of criminal trespassing, according to the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office.
Schaal and his neighbors reportedly have a long-standing argument about easements on their farms outside of Endicott on Kackman Road. Schaal is accused of driving farm equipment across the neighbor’s property as a shortcut to his land.
A deputy was dispatched to handle a trespassing compl...