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Courts & Crime

Battle Ground pet groomer accused of defying stay-home order

June 25, 2020, 5:34pm Business

A woman is facing a criminal charge in Clark County District Court for allegedly violating Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order, in response to the COVID-19 crisis, when she reopened her Vancouver pet grooming shop in May. Read story

Washougal police say woman died of stab wounds

June 24, 2020, 9:40am Clark County News

The Washougal Police Department has identified the victim of a suspicious June 14 death as 71-year-old Sandra Ladd. Read story

Clark County to push forward on body-worn cameras

June 23, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Law enforcement and justice officials met last week to discuss the implementation of body-worn cameras in Clark County, and all agreed that now is the time to act, despite issues of cost and public disclosure. Read story

Clark County man accused in May crime spree makes court appearance

June 22, 2020, 5:32pm Clark County News

A Clark County man accused in a crime spree last month — which included a hit-and-run and multiple attempted car jackings, ending with a high-speed police chase into Portland — appeared Monday via video in Clark County Superior Court. Read story

NAACP Vancouver celebrates virtual Juneteenth

June 20, 2020, 4:53pm Clark County News

The Vancouver NAACP held its annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday morning, centered around a Q&A session with Clark County Sheriff Chuck Atkins. The virtual event drew more than 275 attendees, according to the organizers. Read story

Vancouver police release independent review of use-of-force policies

June 19, 2020, 3:35pm Clark County News

A consultant’s review of the Vancouver Police Department’s use-of-force policies has identified dozens of recommendations to reshape the department’s culture, including 10 changes that should be implemented immediately. Read story

Camas Hotel manager in court in alleged arson

June 18, 2020, 9:49am Clark County News

The Camas Hotel manager who allegedly set fire to a guest room told police he did it to get insurance money so he could repay his parents $15,000 he lost while gambling. Read story

Employee gets 29 days on work crew for recording woman who was tanning nude at Vancouver Crunch Fitness

June 17, 2020, 7:12pm Clark County News

A former Vancouver Crunch Fitness employee who recorded a gym member with his cellphone while she was tanning in the nude was sentenced Tuesday to 29 days on a work crew. Read story

Camas Hotel manager arrested in alleged arson

June 17, 2020, 6:04pm Clark County News

The manager of the Camas Hotel was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly intentionally set fire to the building as part of an attempted insurance fraud scheme, according to Camas police. Read story

Vancouver man faces vehicular homicide allegation in I-5 crash

June 17, 2020, 12:37pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide after a rollover crash on Interstate 5, south of Castle Rock, killed his passenger Tuesday night, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story