Police, fire, and medical reports from August 2
A 4-year-old boy from The Dalles, Parker Lee Perkins, died in an off-road-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon near Goldendale. The vehicle involved in the accident is called a UTV, or a utility task vehicle, and is also known as a side by side, since UTVs can seat two to four people.
Police, fire, and medical reports from July 30
A fire at the Wasco County Landfill on Steele Road was reported early Saturday morning, and 30 planeloads of water and foam were dropped on it to quell it as quickly as possible, an official said. Reported around 1 a.m. Saturday, it was fully out by Sunday around 6 p.m., said Kevin Green, district manager for Waste Connections, which runs the landfill.
Police and fire reports from July 28, 2017
Police, fire, and medical reports from July 27
A fire in the 2400 block of Steele Road threatens a combine and wheat fields Wednesday afternoon.
Police, fire, and medical reports from July 26
A scary encounter in the county assessor’s office, where a man silently filmed employees, ended with the film crew — known for filming police — praising Wasco County Sheriff Lane Magill for his professionalism.
Police, fire, and medical reports from July 25
Police, fire, and medical reports from July 21
In 2013, Kelly Green spoke to The Chronicle under a pseudonym, describing her struggles with her schizophrenic son, Garrett Brennan. In the article, she said her then 21-year-old son was too dangerous to live with her family, which included three younger children living at home who were terrified of him. Four years after the article ran, on March 16, 2017, Brennan was arrested, accused of stabbing his grandmother, Charlene Caldwell, 71, to death when she went to his apartment in The Dalles to check on him.
Police, fire, and medical reports from July 19
Police, fire, and medical reports from July 18
Fire crews respond to a grass fire along the railroad tracks east of Spearfish Lake near Dallesport Monday evening.