Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett plans to leave his elected position six months before the seat would be up for election again, and recommended that Undersheriff Caprice Massey be appointed to fill the remainder of his term.
A woman lodged in the Washington County Jail died early Friday morning, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.
Federal prosecutors are seeking a wide range of records related to former Secretary of State Shemia Fagan and the marijuana moonlighting that cost Fagan her political career.
Brown has made clemency a main focus of her governorship, issuing pardons or commutations for nearly 50,000 people
With just over a month left in her term, Gov. Kate Brown has issued a sweeping pardon for Oregonians convicted of possessing a small amount of marijuana.
The Oregon State Police are seeking public help in finding the killer—or killers— of a bull elk shot with a rifle on private property just outside of Vernonia last week.
Seven of eight classrooms in the Forest Grove High School science wing suffered severe flooding damage after a vandalism incident at the high school, the Forest Grove School District said.
An emergency vehicle heads east on Gales Creek Road toward a police scene at Dorman Pond Sunday, January 30, 2022. Photo: Chas Hundley Several Gales Creek residents noticed police activity near Dorman Pond on Highway 6 on Jan. 30. The Gales Creek Journal obtained a report written by an Oregon[Read More…]
The elk near Testament Creek Road. Photo courtesy OSP Oregon State Police are seeking public assistance in two poaching cases in Tillamook County that both happened in the first half of November. It was not clear if the cases are considered connected. Case # SP21321451 On November 15, an elk[Read More…]
The staging area for law enforcement responding to the scene in Gales Creek on October 28, 2021. Photo: Chas Hundley Update, November 3: The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said that Damion Clowdus had been located. Update, 10:15 p.m. Thursday The Washington County Sherriff’s Office said in a press release issued[Read More…]