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Camera captures what eye can’t see

Wasco County’s law enforcement agencies have a new tool to aid in the investigation of domestic violence cases.

For the Record, May17, 2016

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Sharp increase in ‘hot dog’ calls

Not too many years ago, summer brought the occasional call to police about a dog in distress in a hot car. But in the last few years, such calls to The Dalles Police Department have significantly increased, officers say. And almost without exception, the calls are unfounded, meaning the dog was fine.

For the Record, May 12, 2016

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For the record from May 10

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Drug team looks at fire

After a Wamic man suffered serious burns on April 22, Wasco County sheriff’s deputies learned that the incident may have been connected to an illegal drug lab explosion.

For the Record, May 3, 2016

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Reward for ram killing

Rewards totaling $2,000 are now being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the death of a third bighorn sheep ram in early April east of Rufus.

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Riding for a cause

“Please stand for the flag,” calls Saundra Buchanan of the Wasco County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse, to people sitting along sidewalks at local parades. She admits to frustration when people don’t pay respects to the visible symbol of all the freedoms they enjoy.

For the Record, April 29, 2016

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Sex offender gets 15-year sentence

A 2014 graduate of The Dalles-Wahtonka High School, Michael Cele Stephens, was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing six girls aged 13 to 15.

For the Record, April 27, 2016

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For the Record, April 26, 2016

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Two arrested in drug bust

The subject of an active felony warrant and his female companion were arrested at a Biggs motel this week for heroin and methamphetamine possession.

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