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Clark County Sheriff's Deputies respond to a shooting in Hazel Dell on Feb 4, 2021. The incident started as a traffic stop according to dispatch logs.

Investigation continues into fatal police shooting of Black man in Hazel Dell

Clark County Sheriff's Deputies respond to a shooting in Hazel Dell on Feb 4, 2021. The incident started as a traffic stop according to dispatch logs.

April 1, 2021, 1:22pm Clark County News

Law enforcement tasked with investigating the fatal police shooting of a 30-year-old Black man in Hazel Dell say they anticipate they'll finalize their findings within the next week. Read story

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Lawyer: Fears about Camas man’s driving ‘absurd’

The Clark County Courthouse.

March 31, 2021, 5:54pm Clark County News

The attorney for a Camas man says prosecutors’ concerns about his client’s driving are “absurd” and described the November fatal crash he caused as an “isolated” and “tragic” incident. Read story

An aerial view of a crash at Northeast Hazel Dell Avenue and 99th Street. The driver of both vehicles sustained serious injures.

Man arrested following two-car crash in Hazel Dell; both drivers injured

An aerial view of a crash at Northeast Hazel Dell Avenue and 99th Street. The driver of both vehicles sustained serious injures.

March 31, 2021, 2:43pm Clark County News

A 23-year-old man suspected of impaired driving has been jailed following a two-vehicle crash Monday in Hazel Dell that sent him and the other driver to the hospital. Read story

Zakary French, 24, makes a first appearance in Clark County Superior Court on April 12, 2018. French is accused of stabbing his 69-year-old grandfather in the neck.

Mistrial declared in Clark County attempted murder case due to COVID-19-related issue

Zakary French, 24, makes a first appearance in Clark County Superior Court on April 12, 2018. French is accused of stabbing his 69-year-old grandfather in the neck.

March 31, 2021, 12:33pm Clark County News

A mistrial was declared Wednesday morning for a man accused of stabbing his grandfather in April 2018 after jurors expressed concerns about exposure to COVID-19 and asked to be excused. Read story

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Portland man sentenced in local bank fraud scheme

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March 30, 2021, 7:35pm Clark County News

A Portland man was sentenced Tuesday to a year and a day in federal prison for a local bank fraud scheme, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Oregon. Read story

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Vancouver man caught in sexting sting pleads guilty

A close-up photo of police lights by night

March 30, 2021, 7:32pm Clark County News

A 34-year-old Vancouver man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Oregon to sending sexually explicit emails and text messages to an undercover officer posing online as a 13-year-old girl. Read story

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Camas man, 31, faces vehicular homicide charge

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March 30, 2021, 7:06pm Clark County News

A 31-year-old Camas man faces allegations of vehicular homicide in connection with a head-on collision in the eastern Clark County city in November. Read story

Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn provided an update Tuesday, at agency’s headquarters in Vancouver, on an incident involving a 45-year-old Yacolt woman who jumped out of a Clark County sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle as it traveled southbound on Interstate 5 near Ridgefield. The woman, Sara Gottwig-Carr, is in critical condition at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Yacolt woman in critical condition after leaping from Clark County deputy’s SUV

Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn provided an update Tuesday, at agency’s headquarters in Vancouver, on an incident involving a 45-year-old Yacolt woman who jumped out of a Clark County sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle as it traveled southbound on Interstate 5 near Ridgefield. The woman, Sara Gottwig-Carr, is in critical condition at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

March 30, 2021, 1:01pm Clark County News

A Yacolt woman who jumped out of Clark County sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle as it traveled south on Interstate 5 around noon on Monday remains hospitalized in critical condition.  Read story

A police officer wears a newly issued body camera outside the 34th precinct in New York in 2017. The Clark County Sheriff's Office would like to start a pilot program to use body cameras.

Clark County Council to weigh body-cam program

A police officer wears a newly issued body camera outside the 34th precinct in New York in 2017. The Clark County Sheriff's Office would like to start a pilot program to use body cameras.

March 30, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

A tentative plan by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office to begin purchasing body-worn and dash cameras will get its first airing this week before the body that will ultimately have to pay for them. Read story

A police car at night with its emergency lights on.

Vancouver man stabbed answering woman’s cries for help

A police car at night with its emergency lights on.

March 29, 2021, 6:06pm Clark County News

A 44-year-old man was stabbed when he intervened in an incident along the Burnt Bridge Creek Trail early Monday. Read story