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Crime • Banks • Police Log
Banks September 2020 Police Log
It's a very light police log this month, as reported by Deputy Frank Ward to the Banks City Council on Tuesday, October 13.
A sign noting that Banks is served by the Washington County Sheriff's Office on NW Banks Rd. Photo: Chas Hundley
Theft – NW Main St – Two days in a row, an unknown female ran out of the In and Out Market without paying for several items.
Telephonic Harassment – NW Buckshire – In June the female victim called to report that an ex had been showing friends boudoir style photos. The female did not want to press charges at the time, but no longer wanted contact from the ex. The male was warned not to contact the victim in anyway. The female called again to report that the male had created an “Instagram” account under a different name and began contacting her asking her to remove a negative post about him she had made. Again the female did not want to press charges only to have the male stop contacting her.
Harassment – NW Main St – A supervisor with 5 Star Builders called to report that a now former employee had called and made several threats of violence. No actual events have occurred but the former employee made threats such as “Its best if you mail my last check to me otherwise I’ll bring my baseball bat with me”. The former employee was trespassed from all 5 Star Builders properties and job sites.
Juv/Dom/BHI – NW Barton Ct – Police continue to get called to a residence on NW Barton Ct. Police responded to 12 incidents in the month of September at the same location. The calls range from juvenile problems to domestic disturbances to behavior issues.
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Banks • Fire • Oregon Department of Forestry Jun. 22
Crews from Banks, area fire agencies deployed to central Oregon in case of fire
Local firefighters from Washington County and the Oregon Department of Forestry are providing aid to other Oregon counties anticipating potential fires in central Oregon and currently battling blazes in southern Oregon as most of the state enters an extended hot and dry period.
Banks • Community • Event Jun. 22
Banks BBQ is back
After a year’s hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Annual Banks BBQ, Truck & Tractor Pull will return to Banks from August 20 - 22 at Sunset Park.
Banks • Fire • Environment Jun. 22
Fire season, burn ban begins as triple-digit temperatures loom
A county-wide burn ban went into effect Tuesday morning at 7 a.m., putting a halt to all backyard, agricultural, slash, and other debris burning. Temperatures are expected to rise into the upper 90s and low 100s beginning Saturday, and the local ODF fire season also started Tuesday morning.
FreeWashington County • Coronavirus • Health Jun. 18
Washington County adds ten $10k cash prizes, 5 $20k scholarships to COVID-19 vaccine lottery
Washington County residents who get their first shot of a coronavirus vaccine by June 27 just got a better chance at winning $10,000 — or a scholarship for those ages 12 - 17 — after Washington County announced a new set of prizes added to the “Take Your Shot, Oregon” campaign.
Banks • Water • Oregon Jun. 18
Chlorine supply shortage won't impact Banks, which creates its own chlorine
A Longview, Wash. chemical facility suffered a power outage earlier this month and as a result, chlorine supplies to municipal water suppliers in the Pacific Northwest are dwindling.
In Banks, there will be no impact. The city of Banks’ water system uses chlorine, but it creates it on-site.