Investigation finds enough evidence to charge Singleton

CLARKSTON, WA - Charges have been filed against Asotin County Jail Commander Jon Singleton, who allegedly threatened to kill Prosecutor Ben Nichols during an angry outburst.

Court documents said that based on the investigation by Washington State Patrol, there is enough evidence to charge Singleton with misdemeanor harassment. According to the declaration from the Washington State Attorney General's Office, Singleton allegedly drove from the county jail to the court house in an angry rage to specifically see Nichols. Multiple reports confirm that Singleton was frustrated about the inmate transportation to and from the courthouse. He allegedly threatened to kill Nichols several times, alarming employees in the Sheriff's office, prosecutors office and audience members in the court house. If Singleton is convicted he could face up to a year in prison and up to $5,000 in fines.