Crime

Banks School District in lockout as deputies search for kidnapping attempt suspect in Banks

Photo: Chas Hundley BANKS – Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a male suspect in an attempted kidnapping from the Banks area this morning. Around 9:20 a.m., the lockout was lifted at all Banks schools, according to the Sheriff’s Office. As a precaution, all Banks Schools[Read More…]

Suspect in shooting of two Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies booked into jail

Dante James Halling. Photo: MCSO PORTLAND – Dante James Halling, 55, the suspected shooter involved in a gunfight that left Halling and two deputies with gunshot wounds was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on Friday, August 23, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.  Halling was arrested on warrants from[Read More…]

Banks July 2019 Police Log

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office car at Banks City Hall. Photo: Chas Hundley The following police log entries are written by Banks deputies contracted from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.  Animal Complaint: NW Banks Road, a dog was found loose from his yard on NW Banks Road after the homeowner[Read More…]

Names released of officers involved in Aug. 8 shooting near Hagg Lake

Deputy Chris Iverson, left, and Corporal Jeremy Braun, right, were both injured during a shootout with a theft suspect on Thursday, August 8. Photo: WCSO HAGG LAKE – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of those injured and involved in the shootout with a suspect near Hagg[Read More…]

Banks June 2019 Police Log

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office car at Banks City Hall. Photo: Chas Hundley Theft/Wanted Subject: Jim’s Thriftway lot, a Banks Deputy was flagged down as they patrolled the parking lot of Jims Thriftway by one of Jims clerks. The deputy was informed that a female had just walked out with[Read More…]

Washington County Sheriff’s Office investigating alleged sex crime at Banks High School

Photo: Chas Hundley BANKS – Each month, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office releases a log of events it recorded while responding to dispatch calls, but a recent report showed a serious incident allegedly occurred at Banks High School. The report says a Banks Deputy — the city of Banks contracts[Read More…]

Banks May 2019 Police Log

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office car at Banks City Hall. Photo: Chas Hundley Burglary: NW Jarvis St Apartments, A resident realized that an unknown suspect had entered her home via a back window and burglarized the residence. Several items were taken. WCSO crime scene technicians responded and assisted with processing[Read More…]

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