Banks October 2021 Police Log

Disturbance – Arborpark Lp – Deputies were called to the park for reports of a fight with several people. Deputies arrived on scene and discovered several juveniles and a mother in an argument. Two of the juveniles were detained and later released to parents. No crimes were reported. Theft –[Read More…]

Hit-and-run crash leads to search of Gales Creek home believed to be involved in drug trafficking

The staging area for law enforcement responding to the scene in Gales Creek on October 28, 2021. Photo: Chas Hundley Update, 10:15 p.m. Thursday The Washington County Sherriff’s Office said in a press release issued Thursday night that their search of the property located at 55920 NW Wilson River Highway[Read More…]

Banks September 2021 Police Log

Deputy Ryan Pope drives in the Banks BBQ parade in Banks on August 22, 2021. Photo: Chas Hundley As reported by members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to the Banks City Council on Tuesday, October 12 Criminal Mischief/DUI – NW Main St – An employee with the In and[Read More…]

Washington County Sheriff’s Office shuts down ‘massive’ illegal cannabis operation outside North Plains

Law enforcement agencies destroy cannabis plants at the North Plains site. Photo courtesy WCSO Washington County Sheriff’s Office shuts down ‘massive’ illegal cannabis operation outside North Plains The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said that an illegal cannabis grow site northeast of the city of North Plains was shut down following[Read More…]

Late night shooting results in highway closure between Banks and Gales Creek

Parson Road and Highway 6 on May 19, 2018. Photo: Chas Hundley A late night shooting in the Parson Road area near Highway 6 caused an extended highway closure as deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office searched for the source of the shooting. According to WCSO spokesperson Sgt. Danny[Read More…]


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