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Police and Fire


Homeless man cited

A homeless man was cited Tuesday for vandalism and shoplifting at Cascade Square, followed by an arrest for failure to register as a sex offender. Dennis Wayne Ladoux, 62, was lodged in the regional jail and refused to go to court on Wednesday, said Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley.

January 11, 2018 1:34 p.m. read more..

Medical issue leads to seven-car crash

A 34-year old Washington woman reported having a medical issue that caused her pickup truck to plow into six other vehicles in the parking lot outside Staples late Wednesday morning, police said.

January 10, 2018 1:25 p.m. read more..

Sibling shooting on Jan. 8

Wasco County Sheriff deputies sped to a home in the 2400 block of Badger View Drive shortly before noon on Monday after a gunshot injury was reported to the emergency dispatch center. Sheriff’s Detective Sgt. Scott Williams said Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue transported the man and woman to Mid-Columbia Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening conditions.

January 9, 2018 1:22 p.m. read more..

TD man accused of strangling cat

An 18-year-old was jailed Wednesday on a charge of first-degree animal abuse (a misdemeanor) and is accused of strangling a cat, according to police. James Claude McIntosh was arrested in the 2500 block of West 10th Street Wednesday and was released Thursday.

January 5, 2018 1:34 p.m. read more..

Local man killed by train Dec. 30

A local man who was hard of hearing was killed Dec. 30 when he was hit by a train near the intersection of West Second and Cherry Heights Road. The train conductor told police he repeatedly sounded his horn — “It felt like 50 times,” he told officers — but Strunk did not “make an effort to turn or look at the train.”

January 3, 2018 1:28 p.m. read more..


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