North Plains

WCSO: Child luring case north of Mountaindale ‘unfounded’

An investigation into a possible child luring attempt north of the Mountaindale community was determined to be a unfounded, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said. According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, a community member contacted deputies after learning of the case when it was released publicly on[Read More…]

Deputies investigating possible kidnapping attempt north of Mountaindale

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said that they are investigating a possible kidnapping attempt north of Mountaindale near NW Meacham Road and NW Murtaugh Road that occurred Friday afternoon. According to a press release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office issued Saturday, deputies responded to a report of an attempted[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…]

North Plains struck by early morning crime spree

North Plains’ police chief Washington County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant James Haxton and North Plains Mayor Teri Lenahan on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at the North Plains National Night Out. Photo: WCSO, Brenda Schaffer Several neighborhoods in North Plains were struck by what the Washington County Sheriff’s Office described as an[Read More…]

Public asked for help after woman goes missing near North Plains

Allyson Joy Watterson. Photo: WCSO NORTH PLAINS – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public assistance in locating a 20-year-old woman last seen on Sunday, December 22 hiking with a man in a wooded area near North Plains. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has also deployed their Search and Rescue (SAR)[Read More…]

Deputy Frank Ward injured in head on collision near North Plains

Photo: OSP NORTH PLAINS – A Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy and another driver were injured in a two vehicle collision around 3 p.m. at the intersection of Glencoe Road and Wren Road between Forest Grove and North Plains, according to the Oregon State Police (OSP). The officer, deputy Frank[Read More…]

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