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Samuel Garcia, 21, appears Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree robbery, third-degree assault, resisting arrest and two counts each of first-degree kidnapping, second-degree assault and felony harassment. His bail was set at $250,000.

$250,000 bail set for man suspected in kidnapping, Orchards gas station incident

Samuel Garcia, 21, appears Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree robbery, third-degree assault, resisting arrest and two counts each of first-degree kidnapping, second-degree assault and felony harassment. His bail was set at $250,000.

June 13, 2022, 4:18pm Clark County News

A judge on Monday set bail at $250,000 for a Yakima County man accused of holding two people at gunpoint last week, including a gas station cashier who police say he used as a shield. Read story

Anthony K. Freeze appears Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree arson, residential burglary and first-degree malicious mischief. He sat slumped over, with his hand over his face for the entire hearing.

Vancouver man charged with arson, burglary after fire in Hazel Dell shed

Anthony K. Freeze appears Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree arson, residential burglary and first-degree malicious mischief. He sat slumped over, with his hand over his face for the entire hearing.

June 13, 2022, 2:58pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man is accused of breaking into a shed in a woman’s backyard Sunday in Hazel Dell and starting a fire inside that also damaged her house. Read story

Police: Missing Vancouver man returns home safely

June 10, 2022, 6:00pm Clark County News

A missing 32-year-old Vancouver man returned home safe Wednesday, according to the Vancouver Police Department. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

Yakima County man accused of kidnapping, robbing Orchards store

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

June 10, 2022, 5:12pm Clark County News

A Yakima County man is accused of holding a gun to a gas station cashier and using him as a shield when police arrived Thursday morning for reports of a kidnapping and robbery attempt in Orchards. Read story

Lani Kraabell exits the courtroom after pleading guilty to second-degree manslaughter Friday afternoon at the Clark County Courthouse, in connection with sheriff's Sgt. Jeremy Brown's shooting.

Woman in stolen firearms trafficking scheme in connection with Sgt. Jeremy Brown’s shooting sentenced

Lani Kraabell exits the courtroom after pleading guilty to second-degree manslaughter Friday afternoon at the Clark County Courthouse, in connection with sheriff's Sgt. Jeremy Brown's shooting.

June 10, 2022, 4:57pm Clark County News

In front of a courtroom packed with uniformed law enforcement officers and others in memorial sweatshirts, a woman was sentenced Friday to six years in prison for her role in the July shooting death of Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown. Read story

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Man escapes kidnapper by running into convenience store in Orchards

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June 9, 2022, 2:00pm Clark County News

A 22-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning after police said he forced a man to drive him around and later robbed an Orchards Chevron at gunpoint. Read story

FBI agents found a video in the "trash file" on Jeffrey Grace's cellphone. The video showed he and his son, Jeremy Grace, at left, inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Battle Ground father, son set to accept plea deals in Jan. 6 riot

FBI agents found a video in the "trash file" on Jeffrey Grace's cellphone. The video showed he and his son, Jeremy Grace, at left, inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

June 9, 2022, 1:41pm Clark County News

A father and son from Southwest Washington are set to accept plea deals with federal prosecutors for entering the U.S. Capitol with a pro-Trump mob during the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection. Read story

A man police believe is responsible for more than 30 robberies since April across the Portland metro area.

Man linked to dozen robbery attempts in Clark County arrested in Portland

A man police believe is responsible for more than 30 robberies since April across the Portland metro area.

June 8, 2022, 4:53pm Clark County News

A man linked to a dozen armed robbery attempts in Clark County was arrested Tuesday in Portland, where he’s suspected in at least a dozen more robberies. Read story

The driver of a vehicle was seriously injured in a collision with a garbage truck on Tuesday afternoon in Clark County.

One injured in crash with Waste Connections truck in Salmon Creek

The driver of a vehicle was seriously injured in a collision with a garbage truck on Tuesday afternoon in Clark County.

June 8, 2022, 7:19am Clark County News

The Clark County Sheriff's Office said excessive speed was a factor in a crash involving a Waste Connections truck that injured one person Tuesday afternoon. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

Battle Ground man charged with auto-related insurance fraud

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

June 7, 2022, 4:51pm Clark County News

A Battle Ground man is accused of insurance fraud after investigators say he tried to get coverage on his uninsured car and didn’t tell the provider he’d just been involved in a crash. Read story