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Portland man 3rd to be sentenced in armed theft in north Clark County

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July 14, 2021, 6:47pm Clark County News

A Portland man who, along with two others, broke the window of a van parked in north Clark County with a machete and demanded money from the couple inside was sentenced Wednesday to 14 months. Read story

Brandon Majors, 35, of Vancouver has been missing since May 12.

Police seek information about missing Vancouver man

Brandon Majors, 35, of Vancouver has been missing since May 12.

July 14, 2021, 1:07pm Clark County News

Police, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, are seeking the public’s help in finding a 35-year-old Vancouver man who’s been missing since May. Read story

Plaintiffs Christopher Clifford, left, and Don Benton stand after the verdict in their lawsuit trial in a nearly empty courtroom at the Clark County Courthouse on Thursday morning, May 20, 2021.

Clark County files appeal in Don Benton lawsuit

Plaintiffs Christopher Clifford, left, and Don Benton stand after the verdict in their lawsuit trial in a nearly empty courtroom at the Clark County Courthouse on Thursday morning, May 20, 2021.

July 14, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Attorneys for Clark County have filed a notice of appeal after Don Benton, the former director of the now-defunct Department of Environmental Services, and two of his former employees prevailed in their lawsuit against the county in May. Read story

California man sentenced in Hazel Dell bank robbery, attempting to steal from ilani

July 13, 2021, 5:27pm Clark County News

A California man was sentenced Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court to 33 months in prison for robbing a Hazel Dell branch of Chase Bank and attempting to steal from ilani casino in May. Read story

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Vancouver woman sentenced to 10 months for stealing from family

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July 13, 2021, 5:23pm Clark County News

A Vancouver woman was sentenced Monday to 10 months for cashing checks in her mother’s name, with whom she was living as her caretaker in 2017 and 2018. Read story

Jaxon Jondahl, 20, makes a first appearance Tuesday morning in Clark County Superior Court in connection with a fatal crash Sunday in Hockinson. Jondahl, who investigators say they believe was driving drunk and speeding, crashed into a Toyota Camry driven by Nicholas A. W. Crown, 35, of Hockinson. Crown died at a hospital Monday.

Battle Ground man, 20, accused of DUI in fatal Hockinson crash

Jaxon Jondahl, 20, makes a first appearance Tuesday morning in Clark County Superior Court in connection with a fatal crash Sunday in Hockinson. Jondahl, who investigators say they believe was driving drunk and speeding, crashed into a Toyota Camry driven by Nicholas A. W. Crown, 35, of Hockinson. Crown died at a hospital Monday.

July 13, 2021, 10:58am Clark County News

A Battle Ground man accused of driving drunk and speeding in a Sunday two-vehicle crash in Hockinson that killed the other driver appeared Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court. Read story

Jenoah Donald.

Prosecutors find Clark County deputy acted in ‘good faith’ in Donald shooting

Jenoah Donald.

July 13, 2021, 9:15am Clark County News

A statewide panel of prosecutors tasked with reviewing the shooting of Jenoah Donald, a Black motorist killed by a Clark County deputy, found the deputy acted in good faith. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse.

Clark County Jail inmate accused in escape appears in court

The Clark County Courthouse.

July 12, 2021, 4:18pm Clark County News

An inmate who allegedly ran from the Clark County Jail — apparently fleeing through the lower lobby — appeared Monday morning in Clark County Superior Court, accused of two counts of escape. Read story

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Battle Ground man arrested after injury crash Sunday in Hockinson

A close-up photo of police lights by night

July 12, 2021, 6:23am Clark County News

A Battle Ground man was arrested on suspicion of vehicular assault after a two-vehicle injury crash late Sunday in Hockinson, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. Read story

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Woman killed by hit-and-run driver while walking on Interstate 5 in Vancouver

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July 10, 2021, 5:54am Clark County News

A woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver while walking on Interstate 5 in Vancouver late Friday night, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story