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Courts & Crime

Smith Tower shooting suspect dies in custody

February 12, 2020, 10:45am Clark County News

The man accused of fatally shooting one man and wounding two women at Vancouver’s Smith Tower Apartments in October died Tuesday, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Read story

Vancouver man sentenced to 10 years for fatal shooting

February 11, 2020, 5:58pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court to 10 years in prison for his involvement in a fatal Brush Prairie shooting in June 2018. Read story

Vancouver police seize 5 firearms, ammo from home of convicted felon

February 10, 2020, 12:25pm Clark County News

Vancouver police detectives investigating property crimes say they searched the home of a convicted felon and retrieved five firearms. Read story

Clark County deputy puts patrol unit into path of wrong-way driver

February 10, 2020, 6:33am Clark County News

A Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputy was injured early Sunday morning when he put his patrol unit into the path of a wrong-way driver on Interstate 5 near Ridgefield, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story

Washougal man sentenced to 25 years in wife’s slaying

February 7, 2020, 2:48pm Clark County News

A Washougal man was sentenced Friday in Clark County Superior Court to 25 years in prison for a domestic hostage call that ended in his wife’s stabbing death. Read story

Medical examiner confirms identity of man found dead in Orchards

February 7, 2020, 12:50pm Clark County News

The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office continues to seek help identifying a man found dead late last month in Orchards, releasing an artist's sketch on Friday. Read story

Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest pleads not guilty to new charge

February 7, 2020, 11:28am Clark County News

Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest, who’s accused in the slaying of 17-year-old Martha Morrison in the 1970s, pleaded innocent Friday. Read story

Teen’s murder case moves from juvenile court to Clark County Superior Court

February 6, 2020, 2:21pm Clark County News

A 16-year-old boy made a first appearance Thursday in Clark County Superior Court on a murder charge stemming from a 2018 botched drug robbery in Hazel Dell. The hearing followed the negotiation of an agreement with prosecutors to move his case from juvenile to adult court. Read story

Man arrested for allegedly threatening people with gun near Vancouver Mall

February 6, 2020, 1:23pm Clark County News

A man was arrested Wednesday morning after he allegedly threatened a group of passersby with a gun when they asked him if he needed help. Read story

Scam callers impersonating Vancouver police officer

February 6, 2020, 9:49am Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department is warning citizens about a recent phone scam in which the scammer impersonates a local police officer. Read story