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A Clark County Sheriff's vehicle is decorated in honor of Sgt. Jeremy Brown outside ilani casino Aug. 3.

Vancouver man to serve more than 17 years for role in gun-trafficking connected to sheriff’s deputy’s murder

A Clark County Sheriff's vehicle is decorated in honor of Sgt. Jeremy Brown outside ilani casino Aug. 3.

April 25, 2024, 7:30pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced April 18 to more than 17 years in prison for his role in helping to sell stolen firearms in the trafficking scheme that led to the 2021 fatal shooting of Clark County sheriff’s Detective Jeremy Brown. Read story

Clark County selects director of new public defense office

April 25, 2024, 6:00am Clark County News

County officials announced Wednesday they selected Christopher Swaby as the county’s first director of public defense and chief public defender in the next step toward launching the new public defense office. Read story

A Stevenson man and a Vancouver woman were rescued Wednesday morning after their vehicle crashed into the Washougal River Road roundabout on state Highway 14. The man is suspected of driving impaired and facing an allegation of vehicular assault.

Suspected DUI driver crashes into Washougal River Road roundabout

A Stevenson man and a Vancouver woman were rescued Wednesday morning after their vehicle crashed into the Washougal River Road roundabout on state Highway 14. The man is suspected of driving impaired and facing an allegation of vehicular assault.

April 24, 2024, 4:28pm Clark County News

A Stevenson man suspected of driving impaired crashed an SUV into the Washougal River Road roundabout Wednesday morning on state Highway 14, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story

Nathan L. Pierce, then 32, of Vancouver appears Aug. 26, 2022, in Clark County Superior Court in connection with a June 2022 gunfight over stolen drugs in the Arnada neighborhood. He was sentenced last month to 7&frac12; years in prison.

Vancouver man gets 7½ years in gunfight and drug theft

Nathan L. Pierce, then 32, of Vancouver appears Aug. 26, 2022, in Clark County Superior Court in connection with a June 2022 gunfight over stolen drugs in the Arnada neighborhood. He was sentenced last month to 7&frac12; years in prison.

April 24, 2024, 3:55pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced last month to 7½ years in prison in connection with a June 2022 gunfight over stolen drugs in the Arnada neighborhood. Read story

Mickleen Daniel, 20, of Portland, appears Nov. 7 in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of two counts of vehicular homicide. She was sentenced Monday to more than eight years in prison in a drunken-driving crash that killed her two passengers in November on state Highway 500 in Vancouver.

Portland woman sentenced to 8 years in drunk-driving crash that killed two passengers

Mickleen Daniel, 20, of Portland, appears Nov. 7 in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of two counts of vehicular homicide. She was sentenced Monday to more than eight years in prison in a drunken-driving crash that killed her two passengers in November on state Highway 500 in Vancouver.

April 24, 2024, 3:11pm Clark County News

A Portland woman was sentenced Monday to more than eight years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed her two passengers in November on state Highway 500 in Vancouver. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

Vancouver man who blinded girlfriend in 2021 attack found not guilty by reason of insanity

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

April 24, 2024, 11:46am Clark County News

A judge found a Vancouver man who trapped his girlfriend in his apartment and blinded her not guilty by reason of insanity Friday. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

Murder charge against Amboy man dismissed in fatal shooting over video game dispute

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

April 24, 2024, 11:45am Clark County News

Prosecutors last week dismissed the murder case against a north Clark County man accused of fatally shooting his friend in 2021 after an argument over a video game. Read story

Darrell E. Riley is accused of shooting Lindy Rummell March 23 in her home in the 18000 block of Northeast 119th Street in Hockinson. Although this pickup was reported stolen from the house, investigators said there were no signs anyone had forced their way inside.

Suspect in alleged Hockinson murder-for-hire scheme still held in Oregon

Darrell E. Riley is accused of shooting Lindy Rummell March 23 in her home in the 18000 block of Northeast 119th Street in Hockinson. Although this pickup was reported stolen from the house, investigators said there were no signs anyone had forced their way inside.

April 24, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

The man accused of fatally shooting a Hockinson woman last month in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme remains in custody in Eugene, Ore., almost a month after his arrest. Read story

Robert E. Mitchell appears Oct. 26, 2022, in Clark County Superior Court, accused of shooting into his estranged wife's home in the Minnehaha area while she and their two children were home. He was sentenced Monday to more than 25 years in prison.

Judge sentences Vancouver man, guilty of assault and attempted murder, to 25 years in prison

Robert E. Mitchell appears Oct. 26, 2022, in Clark County Superior Court, accused of shooting into his estranged wife's home in the Minnehaha area while she and their two children were home. He was sentenced Monday to more than 25 years in prison.

April 22, 2024, 5:40pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced Monday to more than 25 years in prison for shooting through the front door and bedroom window of his estranged wife’s house while she and their children were home. Read story

Vancouver police Officer Andrea Mendoza watches her body camera footage Monday during closing arguments in her misdemeanor assault trial in Clark County District Court. Mendoza faced the assault charge after threatening to use her Taser on the genitals of a suspected shoplifter in May.

Jury acquits Vancouver police Officer Andrea Mendoza in misdemeanor assault trial

Vancouver police Officer Andrea Mendoza watches her body camera footage Monday during closing arguments in her misdemeanor assault trial in Clark County District Court. Mendoza faced the assault charge after threatening to use her Taser on the genitals of a suspected shoplifter in May.

April 22, 2024, 3:41pm Clark County News

Jurors found Vancouver police Officer Andrea Mendoza not guilty Monday in her misdemeanor assault trial. Mendoza was accused of pulling down the pants of a shoplifting suspect and threatening to use her Taser on his genitals. Read story