Banks, Crime, Police

Two men arrested over weekend following pursuits in Banks, North Plains

Police vehicles around the time of Santos' arrest in Banks. Photo: WCSO

Two individuals made their mark in Banks on Friday and Saturday, the Washington County Sheriff's Office said, leading police on a series of pursuits by car, on a motorcycle, and on foot, eventually culminating in the arrests of two men this weekend.

Friday at 5:40 p.m., a Washington County Sheriff's Office deputy in the city of Banks attempted to stop a white Ford Mustang near Oak Way and Main Street. The driver allegedly fled the scene, with the deputy terminating a vehicle pursuit for safety reasons.

With the help of the neighboring Forest Grove Police Department, the suspect was identified as 31-year-old Donald M. Santos, of Forest Grove.

Santos was later found that evening, and fled again. Like the last pursuit . . .

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