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One killed, two wounded in domestic violence shooting at home in North Salmon Creek

December 7, 2022, 3:46pm Breaking News

Investigators say a man shot and wounded his wife and baby before fatally shooting himself Wednesday afternoon at a home in North Salmon Creek. Read story

Man arrested in Oregon, accused of kidnapping woman, her children in Vancouver

December 7, 2022, 11:20am Clark County News

A man accused of kidnapping a woman and her two children in Vancouver was arrested Tuesday in Lane County, Ore., after allegedly leading deputies there on a chase. Read story

Fentanyl pills and methamphetamine Clark County sheriff's deputies said they found with 33-year-old James Mcauley after arresting him Sunday night in the Van Mall neighborhood.

Police pursuit leads to fentanyl, meth bust in central Vancouver

Fentanyl pills and methamphetamine Clark County sheriff's deputies said they found with 33-year-old James Mcauley after arresting him Sunday night in the Van Mall neighborhood.

December 7, 2022, 10:35am Clark County News

A 33-year-old man was arrested Sunday night in the Van Mall neighborhood, accused of crashing a stolen car during a police pursuit and possessing several hundred fentanyl pills and methamphetamine. Read story

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Police suspend investigation of implied threat at Battle Ground High School

Battle ground High School (The Columbian files)

December 5, 2022, 6:04pm Clark County News

Police heightened security Monday at Battle Ground High School after officers were unable to determine the credibility of an implied threat of gun violence at the school. Read story

Sergio Hunt, 17, who played basketball at Fort Vancouver and Evergreen high schools was killed in a hit-and-run in Portland. The Oregon State Medical Examiner determined the cause of his death was from homicidal violence.

Two Portland men charged with murder in Vancouver teen’s slaying

Sergio Hunt, 17, who played basketball at Fort Vancouver and Evergreen high schools was killed in a hit-and-run in Portland. The Oregon State Medical Examiner determined the cause of his death was from homicidal violence.

December 5, 2022, 2:12pm Clark County News

Two Portland brothers were arraigned last month on murder charges in connection with the May 2021 slaying of a Vancouver teen. Read story

A man died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound following a police pursuit Saturday afternoon through Hazel Dell.

Domestic violence episode ends in apparent suicide

A man died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound following a police pursuit Saturday afternoon through Hazel Dell.

December 3, 2022, 6:35pm Clark County News

A man is dead following a police pursuit through Hazel Dell on Saturday afternoon. The man, whose name is being withheld at this time, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Read story

Clark County sheriff's deputies recovered firearms, four of which were stolen; ammunition; ballistic-style body armor; nearly a quarter-pound of suspected methamphetamine; and more than 2,500 suspected fentanyl pills from a storage unit Nov. 28 in Hazel Dell.

Sheriff’s office investigation leads to recovery of stolen firearms and drugs

Clark County sheriff's deputies recovered firearms, four of which were stolen; ammunition; ballistic-style body armor; nearly a quarter-pound of suspected methamphetamine; and more than 2,500 suspected fentanyl pills from a storage unit Nov. 28 in Hazel Dell.

December 3, 2022, 6:33pm Clark County News

At 1 a.m. Monday, a Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested 35-year-old Dylan J. Anderson, who had an outstanding arrest warrant and a previous charge of attempt to elude law enforcement. Deputies spotted Anderson while patrolling around the U-Haul located at 82nd Street and Northeast Highway 99 in Hazel Dell. Read story

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Vancouver body armor company owner faces federal charges in safety records case

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December 2, 2022, 3:43pm Business

The owner of a Vancouver-based body armor company is facing a federal wire fraud allegation after investigators say he forged safety test records and falsely claimed his products were made in the United States. Read story

Elijah I. Partida, 24, listens to his defense attorney deliver closing arguments Nov. 17 to a Clark County Superior Court jury in his murder and manslaughter trial. Partida was accused of causing his infant daughter's fatal brain injuries in 2020. The jury convicted him of second-degree manslaughter.

Vancouver man sentenced to 27 months in death of daughter, gets credit for time served

Elijah I. Partida, 24, listens to his defense attorney deliver closing arguments Nov. 17 to a Clark County Superior Court jury in his murder and manslaughter trial. Partida was accused of causing his infant daughter's fatal brain injuries in 2020. The jury convicted him of second-degree manslaughter.

December 2, 2022, 3:42pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced Friday to 27 months in prison but will receive credit for time served in the death of his infant daughter. Read story

James Patrick Seefried, 73, of Battle Ground appears Dec. 2, 2022, in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree theft. Clark County sheriff's deputies say Seefried, a former staff member of the Moose Lodge Chapter 2423, Dollars Corner, stole more than $30,000 from the organization.

Battle Ground man in court, accused of stealing $30K from Dollars Corner Moose Lodge

James Patrick Seefried, 73, of Battle Ground appears Dec. 2, 2022, in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree theft. Clark County sheriff's deputies say Seefried, a former staff member of the Moose Lodge Chapter 2423, Dollars Corner, stole more than $30,000 from the organization.

December 2, 2022, 9:50am Clark County News

A former staff member of the Dollars Corner Lodge of Moose International stands accused of stealing more than $30,000 from the organization. Read story