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Armed men try to rob Orchards store

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January 4, 2022, 5:53pm Clark County News

Two armed men tried to rob the Gas Towne Mini Mart in Orchards on Monday night and pepper-sprayed a clerk who refused to hand over any money, according to the Vancouver Police Department. Read story

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Inmate from Vancouver gets time credit in Clark County Jail escape

The Clark County Courthouse.

January 4, 2022, 4:25pm Clark County News

An inmate who escaped from the Clark County Jail and then tried to run from officers upon capture received credit for time served Tuesday. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse.

Vancouver man in court in generator’s theft from Legacy Salmon Creek

The Clark County Courthouse.

January 3, 2022, 6:44pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man who allegedly stole a generator from Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center was arrested after calling the Clark County Sheriff’s Office with an anonymous tip that the stolen machine was at his friend’s house. Read story

A stolen truck crashed through the window at the Lewisville Market & Deli early Sunday.

Sheriff searching for suspect who allegedly crashed stolen truck into Lewisville Market

A stolen truck crashed through the window at the Lewisville Market & Deli early Sunday.

December 31, 2021, 3:34pm Clark County News

Clark County sheriff’s deputies are asking for help identifying a man who drove a stolen pickup truck through the front window of the Lewisville Market and Deli. Read story

Nickeia Hunter poses a question regarding police brutality at Clark College's Foster Hall auditorium during a Police Executive Research Forum on Sept. 11, 2019. Hunter, whose brother was fatally shot by Vancouver police officers in March 2019 in Hazel Dell, was recently appointed to the 16-member Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.

Vancouver NAACP activist, police officer appointed to Washington criminal justice commission

Nickeia Hunter poses a question regarding police brutality at Clark College's Foster Hall auditorium during a Police Executive Research Forum on Sept. 11, 2019. Hunter, whose brother was fatally shot by Vancouver police officers in March 2019 in Hazel Dell, was recently appointed to the 16-member Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.

December 30, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Two Clark County community members have been appointed to the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, which helps set training standards and oversees the certification and decertification of law enforcement officers. Read story

Two people can be seen on surveillance video stealing tobacco products from the 7 Market in Camas this week, according to the Camas Police Department. Police also linked the pair to two similar convenience store burglaries in Washougal.

Teen burglary suspects arrested after Camas police track footprints in snow

Two people can be seen on surveillance video stealing tobacco products from the 7 Market in Camas this week, according to the Camas Police Department. Police also linked the pair to two similar convenience store burglaries in Washougal.

December 29, 2021, 3:54pm Clark County News

Camas and Washougal police officers arrested two teenagers Tuesday after tracking their footprints in the snow from what police said was the fourth time the duo had burglarized a convenience store in the past two weeks. Read story

Vancouver father gets 6 years for causing brain trauma in infant

December 29, 2021, 3:22pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for causing brain trauma and other injuries to his infant son in May. Read story

VPD: Woman robbed at gunpoint in central Vancouver

December 28, 2021, 11:11am Clark County News

A woman was robbed at gunpoint Sunday night as she exited her vehicle in Vancouver’s Bagley Downs neighborhood. Read story

Derek Cunningham, 33, appears Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault. Police say his blood-alcohol content was nearly double the legal driving limit when he crashed into a vehicle stopped on the 78th Street Exit for southbound Interstate 5.

Second man dies from injuries from Dec. 18 crash on I-5 offramp in Hazel Dell

Derek Cunningham, 33, appears Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault. Police say his blood-alcohol content was nearly double the legal driving limit when he crashed into a vehicle stopped on the 78th Street Exit for southbound Interstate 5.

December 28, 2021, 10:42am Clark County News

A second man has died following a Dec. 18 crash on the southbound Interstate 5 offramp to 78th Street in Hazel Dell. Read story

Clark County Prosecutor Tony Golik will serve on an 11-member Office of Independent Investigations advisory board. The newly created panel will handle cases involving police use of deadly force.

Clark County Prosecutor Golik joins police oversight board

Clark County Prosecutor Tony Golik will serve on an 11-member Office of Independent Investigations advisory board. The newly created panel will handle cases involving police use of deadly force.

December 26, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

For years, Clark County Prosecutor Tony Golik has been among those in the criminal justice system who have discussed trying to increase independence in investigations of police use of deadly force. Read story