Crime

Banks August 2020 Police Log

A sign noting that Banks is served by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on NW Banks Rd. Photo: Chas Hundley NW Commerce St: Disturbance – 16yo juvenile was pushing his mother. 18yo brother got involved and defended his mother, pushing his younger brotheaway. Although no charges were filed that night,[Read More…]

Sheriff’s office seeks public assistance in Saturday Cornelius shooting

Jordan Curry Brown mugshot from an April 2019 arrest. Photo: WCSO UPDATE: According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Brown turned himself in to deputies Sunday night. He was booked into the Washington County Jail on charges of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Attempted Assault in the First Degree,[Read More…]

Washington County Sheriff’s Office seeks armed kidnapping suspects

Left: Nicholas San Nicolas, Right: The stolen Nissan. Photo: WCSO The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two suspects after an alleged armed kidnapping in Aloha Thursday afternoon left one person in the hospital with injuries that are not life threatening, according to the Sheriff’s Office.  In a press release,[Read More…]

Banks July 2020 Police Log

A sign noting that Banks is served by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on NW Banks Rd. Photo: Chas Hundley The following is written by deputy Frank Ward with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, the agency that is contracted to provide police services in Banks. Suspicious Person – Jim’s Thriftway[Read More…]

One year after shooting, Wash. Co. Sheriff’s Officer Cpl. Braun shares recovery update

Joy Braun, Jeremy Braun, and Sheriff Pat Garrett on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Photo: Chas Hundley//Banks Post HILLSBORO – One year ago today, law enforcement agencies descended on a home near Hagg Lake on reports of theft of a firearm.  In the ensuing gunfight, two Washington County Sheriff’s Officers were[Read More…]

Banks June 2020 Police Log

A sign noting that Banks is served by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on NW Banks Rd. Photo: Chas Hundley The following is written by deputy Ryan Pope with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, the agency that is contracted to provide police services in Banks. *Deputy Frank Ward has returned[Read More…]

Washington County eyes body camera program expansion for deputies

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Photo: WCSO The Washington County Board of Commissioners is taking a step toward requiring county Sheriff’s deputies to wear body cameras. The board unanimously approved a motion, as an amendment to the county’s current 2020-21 budget proposal, to allocate funding to the Sheriff’s office[Read More…]

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