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Homecoming for Ashmore

Patrick Ashmore was looking forward to retiring and getting involved in the community after a 29-year career with the Oregon State Police that saw him rise to the No. 2 post in the agency. Then he got a call from retiring The Dalles Police Chief Jay Waterbury, asking him to apply for the vacancy Waterbury was about to create.

For the Record, May 25, 2016

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For the record, May 25

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 25.

For the Record, May 24, 2016

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Suspect’s body found over cliff

Investigators have found the remains of Mark Kevin Johnson, Jr., who was wanted for questioning in a Warm Springs Reservation murder case, in a vehicle that went over a cliff.

Deputy shares 'blue' moment

A blue reminder band on Wasco County Sheriff Deputy Gaven Marble’s right wrist bears the name of his former patrol sergeant who died in the line of duty. This week is National Police Week, a time for Americans to remember the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officials, but that reality lives with Marble every day.

Warm Springs death sparks investigation

Warm Springs Police Department officers conducting a welfare check found the body of Candelaria Rhoan, age 30, inside her home in the early morning hours of May 19. Although an autopsy is pending, responding officers believe Rhoan (pronounced "Roan") died violently.

For the record from May 18

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 18

The Dalles selects new police chief

Pat Ashmore, deputy superintendent of the Oregon State Police in Salem, has been appointed police chief for the City of The Dalles. Ashmore resides in The Dalles and is a native of The Dalles.

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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 11

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 11.

For the record from May 10

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 10, 2016.

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