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Courts & Crime

Hazel Dell burglary suspect arrested

July 2, 2022, 8:19pm Clark County News

Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call of a burglary in progress at a business at 8700 N.E. Hazel Dell Ave. on Friday evening. Read story

Clark County swears in its first Asian American judge

July 1, 2022, 6:57pm Clark County News

A packed courtroom gave Tsering Cornell a standing ovation Friday after she took her oath of office to join Clark County’s Superior Court bench and become the county’s first Asian… Read story

(The Columbian files)

Vancouver apartment fire where two were found dead investigated as murder, arson

(The Columbian files)

July 1, 2022, 5:04pm Clark County News

A Saturday apartment fire, in which two men were found dead, is being investigated as a murder and arson, according to court records. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

Man facing charges in Vancouver coffee stand robbery connected to Portland crime spree

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

July 1, 2022, 4:33pm Clark County News

Authorities say a Vancouver man who is accused of robbing an east Vancouver coffee stand at gunpoint in February 2019 was also connected to an armed robbery spree in the Portland area. Read story

Vancouver Police Chief James McElvain, the department's longest running chief since 1962, will retire Thursday after serving the agency in its lead position for eight years.

Vancouver Police Chief McElvain to remain a class act after retirement

Vancouver Police Chief James McElvain, the department's longest running chief since 1962, will retire Thursday after serving the agency in its lead position for eight years.

June 30, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

For the past few weeks, the Vancouver Police Department’s longest-tenured chief since 1962 has slowly cleared stacks of papers and various mementos from his office. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse.

Clark County official warns missed jury service calls are scam

The Clark County Courthouse.

June 29, 2022, 6:09pm Clark County News

Clark County courts are warning residents about a jury service scam. Read story

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Vancouver man added to state insurance commissioner’s most wanted list

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June 29, 2022, 3:21pm Clark County News

Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has added a Vancouver man, who failed to appear in court on allegations of insurance fraud, to his office’s most wanted list. Read story

In May, a lot number with the letter "S" is seen on a vehicle at Triple J Towing to indicate it is stolen in the company's Vancouver impound lot.

Clark County team recovers stolen cars, makes arrests

In May, a lot number with the letter "S" is seen on a vehicle at Triple J Towing to indicate it is stolen in the company's Vancouver impound lot.

June 27, 2022, 3:47pm Clark County News

A high intensity effort to address a surge in stolen vehicle cases in Clark County has led to the arrest of 32 people on 46 new charges and the recovery of 19 stolen vehicles — including one returned to the owner 30 minutes after it was taken. Read story

Clark County Superior Court Judge Scott Collier in his office at the Clark County Juvenile Justice Center on June 10. After more than 20 years on the bench, nearly 14 as a judge, Collier will retire Thursday. He plans to spend four months of the year traveling around the world.

Global recess for Clark County Superior Court judge

Clark County Superior Court Judge Scott Collier in his office at the Clark County Juvenile Justice Center on June 10. After more than 20 years on the bench, nearly 14 as a judge, Collier will retire Thursday. He plans to spend four months of the year traveling around the world.

June 27, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

After more than 20 years on the Clark County Superior Court bench, nearly 14 as a judge, the Honorable Scott A. Collier is retiring Thursday to become a globetrotter. Read story

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen in the gear room of Fire Station 2.

Two men found dead after midnight fire consumes Vancouver apartment

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen in the gear room of Fire Station 2.

June 25, 2022, 7:02am Clark County News

Vancouver Police are investigating the deaths of two men whose bodies were found following an apartment fire in the Harney Heights neighborhood early Saturday. Read story