Crime, Gales Creek, Highway 6

Sheriff’s Office responds to Gales Creek residence over dispute involving gun

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office vehicle. Photo: Chas Hundley

GALES CREEK – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a dispute between neighbors where one person pulled a gun on another Friday evening near Highway 6 and the Lyda Drive area.

“It appears our investigators are currently seeking a search warrant for the suspect residence,” said Washington County Sheriff’s Office public information officer Robert Rookhuyzen.

Neighbors reported that the highway was temporarily blocked in the area.

This is a developing story.

Chas Hundley is the editor of the Gales Creek Journal and sister news publications the Banks Post and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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