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  • Vancouver police investigate robberies, kidnapping t...

    7 hrs ago | via The Columbian 

    Several Vancouver schools were placed on lockdown Monday morning while police searched for a suspect in two armed robberies and the abduction of a security guard from Vancouver Lake Regional Park. The series of incidents began shortly after 2:15 a.m. when Vancouver police were called to a robbery and vehicle theft in the 3500 block of East 21st Street, in Vancouver's Maplewood neighborhood The victim reported that he arrived home, and within a minute, heard a knock at his door.

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  • Man sentenced in Camas home-invasion robbery

    Friday Sep 7 | via The Columbian 

    One of five co-defendants in a Camas home-invasion robbery was sentenced Friday morning in Clark County Superior Court to seven years in prison. Evan B. Barajas, 20, of Vancouver previously pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and third-degree assault stemming from the May 12 incident.

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  • Vancouver police make 2 arrests in heroin distributi...

    Thursday Sep 6 | via The Columbian 

    Vancouver police canine Koa and officer R. Epperson -- who completed K-9 training on Tuesday -- were on their first deployment Wednesday when they located two lbs. of heroin, a rifle and hundreds of round of ammunition believed to be tied to heroin distribution case.

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  • Vancouver man pleads guilty to fatally shooting friend

    Wednesday Sep 5 | via The Columbian 

    TJ Patrick Ferres appears Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court to plead guilty to second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Ian Patrick McKay. Amanda Cowan/The Columbian A Vancouver man pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder, a charge stemming from an argument he had with a friend that ended in a fatal shooting at his home in the Hearthwood neighborhood.

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  • Vancouver man appears in court in pursuit, hit-and-r...

    Wednesday Sep 5 | via The Columbian 

    A Vancouver man who prompted a Monday night pursuit for an alleged hit-and-run crash in Felida - during which a Clark County sheriff's deputy fired his weapon - appeared in court Wednesday. Christopher Franklin Rollins, 23, was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run against an unattended vehicle, third-degree driving with a suspended license and two counts each of eluding police and first-degree criminal impersonation.

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  • Vancouver man appears in court in alleged robbery of...

    Tuesday Sep 4 | via The Columbian 

    A Vancouver man appeared Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court after allegedly trying to rob at gunpoint a man selling an iPhone last week. Brian F. Sanchagrin, 41 - aka Brian Hershfield and Brian King, according to court records - was arrested Saturday on suspicion of first-degree robbery, displaying a weapon, third-degree theft and a community custody violation.

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  • Vancouver man in court in arson case

    Thursday Aug 30 | via The Columbian 

    A 38-year-old Vancouver man wanted since March for allegedly lighting a bed on fire while his mother was inside their home appeared Thursday morning in Clark County Superior Court. Judge Derek Vanderwood granted an arrest warrant against Michael Grant Fuller on March 30, based on a charge of first-degree domestic violence arson.

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  • Vancouver man arrested for allegedly punching securi...

    Monday Aug 27 | via The Columbian 

    A 43-year-old Vancouver man was arrested on suspicion of fourth-degree assault overnight Sunday after allegedly punching a security guard patrolling businesses on Southeast Chkalov Drive. Vancouver Police Department spokeswoman Kim Kapp said in an email that officers responded to a call of shots fired around 2:30 a.m. at 700 S.E. Chkalov Dr. Security guards there were checking on a man on the sidewalk who had a firearm tucked in his waistband and was acting strange, Kapp said.

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  • Vancouver man accused of - playing chicken'

    Monday Aug 27 | via The Columbian 

    A 39-year-old Vancouver man who allegedly drove toward two deputies had his bail set at $40,000 during an initial appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court. At about 7:45 a.m. Saturday, a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officer attempted to stop a black Infiniti that was traveling erratically in the 16900 block of Northeast 72nd Avenue.

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  • Man appears in court for alleged threats to kill she...

    Friday Aug 24 | via The Columbian 

    David Lucito makes a first appearance Friday morning in Clark County Superior Court after allegedly making threats to kill Clark County Sheriff Chuck Atkins. A man accused of threatening to kill Clark County Sheriff Chuck Atkins appeared Friday in court, where he explained that he "would never hurt the sheriff" but wants to warn him about weapons of mass destruction.

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  • Police arrest 2 remaining suspects in Ridgefield att...

    Thursday Aug 23 | via The Columbian 

    Vancouver and Portland tactical police officers arrested two men Wednesday who were wanted on suspicion of attempted murder for their alleged roles in a robbery and assault in Ridgefield on Aug. 12. The Ridgefield Police Department solicited help from the Clark County Sheriff's Office Tactical Detectives Unit to arrest the suspects, Eron M. Mendoza, 27, and Evan D. Ebeo, 32, at a residence in Portland, according to a sheriff's office news release. Detectives arrested a third suspect, 29-year-old Jerrel James Revette, last week on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, first-degree robbery and unlawful imprisonment.

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  • Owner opts to sell Sifton Market

    Thursday Aug 23 | via The Columbian 

    Sifton Plaza, the site of a fatal arson last year, is currently for sale, as seen Monday afternoon. The property, at 13412 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., is listed by RE/MAX Equity Group for $699,000, down from $750,000 in June.

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  • Man arrested following lockdown at PeaceHealth South...

    Thursday Aug 23 | via The Columbian 

    A 59-year-old Vancouver man was taken into custody Wednesday night after he allegedly threatened staff at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. Timothy J. White appeared Thursday morning in Clark County Superior County on suspicion of threatening to bomb or injure property and felony harassment-death threats.

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  • Pair sentenced in sequence of violent crimes

    Wednesday Aug 22 | via The Columbian 

    A man and woman arrested following a violent crime spree, in which they attacked and robbed strangers around Vancouver, were sentenced Wednesday to 8 1/2 and 10 years in prison, respectively. Ashley L. Griffin, 20, pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree robbery, one count of attempted second-degree robbery, second-degree assault, and two counts of fourth degree assault.

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  • Vancouver man gets 3 years for felony harassment-dea...

    Wednesday Aug 22 | via The Columbian 

    A judge Wednesday sentenced a Vancouver man who fired a rifle during a dispute with a neighboring business and prompted an hourslong police standoff near Hazel Dell to three years in prison. James A. Froehlich, 49, pleaded guilty in July to one count each of felony harassment-death threats and first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm stemming from the November 2017 incident.

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  • Vancouver man appears in court in alleged road rage ...

    Tuesday Aug 21 | via The Columbian 

    A 55-year-old Vancouver man appeared Monday in Clark County Superior Court facing allegations that he intentionally slammed on his brakes in front of a motorcyclist and caused a crash during a road rage incident on state Highway 503. Duane A. Leichtamer was arrested Friday on suspicion of vehicular assault.

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  • Camas man appears in court in shooting

    Wednesday Aug 15 | via The Columbian 

    A Camas man who allegedly shot at another man during an apparent drug deal gone wrong made a first appearance Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court. Matthew J. Cash, 18, appeared on suspicion of first-degree assault in connection with the Monday night incident outside Vancouver Mall.

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  • Drug task force seizes 37 pounds of meth from Vancou...

    Wednesday Aug 15 | via The Columbian 

    Last week, the Clark-Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force seized drugs, guns and cash from a vehicle whose driver was arrested on suspicion of multiple crimes. According to the Clark County Sheriff's Office, the task force was working with Clackamas County law enforcement Aug. 8 when it confiscated nearly 37 pounds of methamphetamine, two firearms and $35,500 in cash from a vehicle driven by Vancouver resident Adan Mendez-Pulido.

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  • Vancouver man accused of hurting his infant son

    Monday Aug 13 | via The Columbian 

    Police arrested a Vancouver man Friday on suspicion of child abuse after his 3-month-old son was hospitalized with possible brain damage. Ervin Paul Ferma, 35, appeared Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree assault of a child and first-degree criminal mistreatment.

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  • Police seek tips in February homicide

    Feb 20, 2018 | via The Columbian 

    The investigation into the February beating death of an 83-year-old security guard in Vancouver remains ongoing, and there's a $2,500 reward for information that will help solve the killing. Benjamin O. Lyons was found dead early morning on Feb. 26 in the 2800 block of Southeast Columbia Way.

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