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Paris Achen

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Anonymous donors hire new lawyer for ex-cop accused of child rape

By Paris Achen January 29, 2015 6:43 p.m.

A group of community members have donated money to hire a new lawyer to defend former Beaverton, Ore., police Officer Christopher Warren against a charge of raping a 5-year-old girl with a pencil.

Ex-foster father gets 5 years in child porn case

By Paris Achen January 29, 2015 6:03 p.m.

A former foster father was sentenced Thursday to more than five years in prison for filming a minor without the minor's knowledge while the minor was masturbating in a bedroom.

5 attorneys vie to replace Johnson on Superior Court

By Paris Achen January 27, 2015 6 a.m.

Five lawyers, including two supervisors from the Clark County prosecutor's office, have applied to succeed Clark County Superior Court Judge Barbara Johnson, who plans to retire at the end of March.

Camas lawyer named to Superior Court

By Paris Achen January 23, 2015 9:34 p.m.

Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed civil lawyer Derek Vanderwood as Clark County's next Superior Court judge.

Clark County deputy prosecutor gets probation for DUI

By Paris Achen January 22, 2015 7:43 p.m.

A senior deputy prosecutor in Clark County's Major Crimes unit has been sentenced to 15 days of electronic home monitoring and five years of probation for drunken driving.

Former Skyview coach pleads guilty in Md. child sex case

By Paris Achen January 22, 2015 10:55 a.m.

A former Skyview High School baseball coach and teacher pleaded guilty today to sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy at a home where he stayed while playing minor league baseball in Maryland in 1998.

Suspect in interrupted Vancouver burglary appears in court

By Paris Achen January 21, 2015 7:43 p.m.

A 24-year-old man appeared in Clark County Superior Court on Wednesday in connection with an interrupted burglary in east Vancouver.

Suspect arrested in Vancouver bank robbery

By Paris Achen January 21, 2015 7:42 p.m.

An Oregon man has been arrested in connection with a robbery Jan. 12 at a U.S. Bank branch inside a Vancouver Fred Meyer store.

Man arraigned in homicide of Vancouver escort

By Paris Achen January 20, 2015 6:28 p.m.

A Bellevue man was arraigned Tuesday in Multnomah County Circuit Court on charges connected with the homicide of a Vancouver escort whose body was found inside a Portland hotel last month.

Vancouver man in court in alleged drive-by shooting

By Paris Achen January 20, 2015 6:27 p.m.

A Vancouver man appeared in Clark County Superior Court on Tuesday in connection with an alleged drive-by shooting that occurred Jan. 16 in Battle Ground.

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