County Dispatch: Blood drives, poaching, coronavirus

A recent blood drive in Forest Grove. Photo: Chas Hundley Coronavirus resources: CDC on the coronavirus, Oregon Health Authority resources, Washington County . . . You have reached content available exclusively to Banks Post digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. We rely on subscribers to keep the lights[Read More…]

Banks February 2020 Police Log

Deputy Ryan Pope (pictured) has been assigned to serve the city of Banks while Deputy Frank Ward remains away to recover from a head-on collision in April 2019. Photo: Chas Hundley The following is written by Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies assigned to serve the city of Banks. Deputy Ryan[Read More…]

Banks January 2020 Police Log

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office vehicle in front of the Banks city hall. Photo: Chas Hundley Criminal Mischief: Quail Hallow Apartments- Two teenage female “ex-friends” arguing over rumors. One used window paint to draw obscene photos on the other’s car windows. Clear exceptional Lost Property: Main Street- Vehicle plates reported missing.[Read More…]

Cpl. Jeremy Braun looks toward returning to work after being shot in line of duty

Joy Braun, Jeremy Braun, and Sheriff Pat Garrett. Photo: Chas Hundley//Banks Post HILLSBORO – “The valley of the shadow of death is very small, very narrow, and you have to go through it alone,” said Corporal Jeremy Braun of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.  After being shot at close range[Read More…]

Banks December 2019 Police Log

Photo from the scene of a hit and run in Banks courtesy of Washington County Sheriff’s Office Welfare Check- Reports of two subjects “passed out” in a vehicle by Wetlands park. Medical disregarded police, who were unable to locate vehicle.  Clear unable to locate  Hit & Run- Vehicle mentioned in[Read More…]