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Camas officer-involved shooting investigation goes to prosecutor’s office for review

April 2, 2020, 1:24pm Clark County News

The Regional Major Crimes Team has completed its investigation of the fatal Camas officer-involved shooting and forwarded the case to the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review. Read story

WSP’s crime lab in Vancouver loans equipment for COVID-19 testing

April 2, 2020, 6:08am Clark County News

The Washington State Patrol Crime Lab in Vancouver has loaned two complex testing machines to the University of Washington to help increase COVID-19 testing. Read story

Vancouver police report uptick in commercial burglaries

April 2, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department says there has been a significant increase in commercial burglaries over the past two weeks. Read story

Clark County attorneys navigate legal system amid pandemic

April 2, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

With social distancing guidelines preventing attorneys from meeting with their clients face-to-face, a law office in Clark County has opted to host a free legal clinic over video, while another organization has posted resources online. Read story

Two arrested in alleged robbery stemming from drug deal

March 30, 2020, 6:21pm Clark County News

Two Vancouver men appeared Friday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of robbery for allegedly setting up another man who was trying to buy cocaine. Read story

Vancouver man accused of shooting at vehicle after alleged hit-and-run

March 30, 2020, 6:20pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man is accused of shooting at a vehicle following an alleged hit-and-run early Sunday morning. Read story

Clark County law enforcement: Rumors of strict stay-home policing false

March 26, 2020, 8:46pm Clark County News

Local officials are speaking out to combat rumors of strict policing in enforcing Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order to combat COVID-19 that have been circulating widely on social media. Read story

Camas officer-involved shooting investigation to go to prosecutor’s office for review

March 26, 2020, 9:55am Clark County News

The Regional Major Crimes Team is preparing to send its investigative reports on the fatal Camas officer-involved shooting to the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review. Read story

Clark County Jail releases nearly 200 inmates due to COVID-19

March 25, 2020, 6:48pm Clark County Health

Criminal justice officials met last week to discuss ways to reduce the Clark County Jail population in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. By Friday, there were nearly 200 fewer inmates in the facility. Read story

Clark County Jail inmate dies in ‘apparent suicide’

March 24, 2020, 11:40am Clark County News

A 64-year-old Clark County Jail inmate died by suicide Sunday morning after jumping from the second-floor tier of his housing unit, the sheriff’s office reported. Read story