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Crime • Banks • Police Log
Banks December 2020 Police Log
A summary of calls from December 2020 within the city of Banks, as written by contract deputies with the Washington County Sheriff's Office and presented to the Banks city council on January 12.
A sign noting that Banks is served by the Washington County Sheriff's Office on NW Banks Rd. Photo: Chas Hundley
Fraud – NW Jarvis Pl – An unknown suspect used the victim’s credit card info to make an on line purchase.
Domestic – NW Jarvis – A male and female got into a shouting match in the parking lot of the complex. The male had let the female crash on his couch for a few days as her house had recently burned down. The couple used to be a romantic couple but the male had made it abundantly clear that they were only friends. The female kept trying to push another relationship causing the male to tell her to leave. The argument spilled outside as he was trying to leave for the evening. The female blocked his car in with her truck until deputies arrived. No crimes were committed and the female eventually left.
Suspicious vehicles – Jim’s Thriftway – We have had several reports of vehicles showing up overnight and having people sleeping in their cars.
FreeCoronavirus • Health Jan. 18
Want a free Covid-19 test delivered? Households can sign up now
The Biden administration’s effort to distribute free Covid-19 tests nationwide was supposed to start Wednesday. Instead, the government quietly began taking orders on Tuesday.
FreeOregon • Weather • Seaside Jan. 15
Tsunami Advisory issued on West Coast following underwater volcano near Tonga in South Pacific
Issued just before 5 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said that waves of between one and three feet could strike the West Coast. Locally, the tsunami could strike the Seaside area around 8:45 a.m.
Salem • Politics • Government Jan. 14
Rachel Armitage appointed to vacant Senate District 16 seat
County commissioners from the six counties in Senate District 16 appointed Rachel Armitage to fill the remaining year of former State Senator Betsy Johnson’s empty seat.
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Health Jan. 13
Oregon Health Authority creates new hotline, website for Covid-19 patients
With cases of omicron skyrocketing, the Oregon Health Authority is taking a new approach to tracking new Covid-19 infections.
Crime • Banks • Police Log Jan. 13
Banks December 2021 Police Log
The Banks December 2021 Police Log, as presented to the Banks city council by Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies on January 11, 2022.