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Patty Hastings

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Police PAL around with kids

By Patty Hastings November 27, 2014 4:14 p.m.

Three children squealed and called out to police Lt. Steve Neal as he entered their west Vancouver home, carrying a box full of food.

Vancouver police hope to ID credit card thief

By Patty Hastings November 24, 2014 8:30 p.m.

Vancouver police want to identify a woman who they say made more than $14,000 in unauthorized transactions with stolen credit and debit cards.

Rain blamed for many crashes Friday evening

By Patty Hastings November 21, 2014 9:12 p.m.

A three-vehicle collision in east Vancouver was one of many reported around the county during Friday evening’s rainy commute.

Wall heater blamed in Battle Ground blaze

By Patty Hastings November 20, 2014 8:31 p.m.

Fire investigators determined a Saturday morning garage fire in Battle Ground was accidentally sparked when a wall heater set some plastic storage containers on fire.

Woodland man arrested after allegedly firing illegal gun

By Patty Hastings November 20, 2014 8:27 p.m.

Four people were arrested this morning after a disturbance at a rural home east of Woodland, where a man allegedly fired an illegal shotgun in an attempt to get someone to leave the property.

Prison inmates leave work crew, walk to Vancouver mall

By Patty Hastings November 20, 2014 3:01 p.m.

A pair of Larch Corrections Center inmates walked away from a highway work crew assignment and went to the mall.

Police: Vancouver man rolls UPS tractor-trailer on I-84 in Ore.

By Patty Hastings November 20, 2014 2:21 p.m.

A Vancouver man was reportedly driving too fast on an icy Oregon freeway when he lost control and rolled a United Parcel Service double tractor-trailer this morning.

Ridgefield man arrested after Oregon police chase

By Patty Hastings November 20, 2014 1:52 p.m.

A Ridgefield man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly fleeing from a crash site and leading Oregon police on a high-speed pursuit, according to the Multnomah County (Ore.) Sheriff’s Office.

Man jailed after leaving scene of vehicle crash

By Patty Hastings November 19, 2014 8:09 p.m.

A Portland man was booked into jail after leaving the scene of a head-on vehicle collision in Vancouver that he allegedly caused.

Officials vow to find culprits in hoaxes

By Patty Hastings November 19, 2014 8:03 p.m.

A 911 hoax sent deputies rushing to what was falsely reported as a homicide in the Five Corners area this afternoon.

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