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News Releases
Stabbing In Clark County - 10/21/20

On October 20th at approximately 17:00 Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call of an assault with a knife between two male roommates at 7003 NE 31st Ave. Upon arrival deputies located a stabbing victim and provided first aid. The victim was then transported to Peace Health Southwest Medical Center and taken into surgery.

The suspect was also located at the residence and taken into custody. He was booked into Clark County Law Enforcement Center on charges of Assault in the 1st Degree DV.

The suspect is 72-year-old William Loy of Vancouver.

The victim remains at PHSMC. Their name and condition will not be released at this time.

The Clark County Major Crimes Unit is investigating this incident.

There is no further information available regarding this incident.  

Updates will be made when they are available.


Media release prepared by SGT. Scott Schanaker


Correction: Clark County Sheriff's Office Homicide Investigation October, 17, 2020 - 10/19/20

The victims name was incorrectly reported.  The victim has been identified as Daniel Tveidt not David as refered in orginal release.

Clark County Sheriff's Office Homicide Investigation October, 17, 2020 - 10/19/20

On 10/17/2020 at approximately 7:00pm, Deputies responded to the Chelatchie Prairie store in Amboy, Washington on the report of a male who had been shot multiple times.  Life Flight was activated and responded to the area, but prior to Life Flight’s arrival 35-year-old David Tveidt succumbed to his injuries and passed away.  It was learned the shooting occurred approx. 9 miles east of the Chalatchie Prairie store. 


Suspect information was developed, and the suspect 32-year old Cody Nutter was arrested at his residence.  Clark County Regional SWAT team assisted in the apprehension of Nutter.


Nutter was booked into the Clark County Jail on Murder II and will make first appearance on Monday Morning (10/10/20). 


Clark County Major Crimes is investigating and anyone with information on this homicide is asked to contact Detective Justin Messman at (564)397-2051.


The investigation is ongoing. 


No further information at this time. 

Clark County vehicle and television theft from Orchards Fred Meyer (Photo) - 10/15/20

This unknown female stole a 65” television from the Fred Meyer in Orchards, Washington.  As she pushed it down a sidewalk, a citizen stopped to help her thinking she was struggling.  The female took his help, but then stole his vehicle with the television in it and eluded police.  Any identifications can be emailed to me

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Update:  Vancouver Police Officer Involved Shooting October 4, 2020 - 10/15/20

The Regional Independent Investigative Team will provide weekly updates to the ongoing investigation to the media in accordance with Washington State Law I-940. 


The Regional Independent Investigative Team reports there is no new information to be released at this time regarding the ongoing investigation into the Vancouver Police officer involved shooting which occurred October 4, 2020.  

The Clark County Sheriff's department is asking for assistance in identifying a person of interest in a shooting. (Photo) - 10/13/20

The Clark County Sheriff’s department is asking for assistance in identifying this motorcycle rider.  This rider is a person of interest in a shooting at the 24500 block of NE Rawson Rd in Brush Prairie, Washington.  This occurred on 10/08/20 at approx. 2:00pm.  If you can identify the motorcycle rider please contact Deputy Michael Currier at">  

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Update: Vancouver Officer Involved Shooting, October 4, 2020 - 10/09/20

Updated information on the Officer Involved Shooting from October 4th, 2020.

The involved Vancouver Police Officers are Officer Rotha Yong and Officer Brandon Riedel.

Officer Yong, 39, was hired by the Vancouver Police Department in February 2009. She is currently assigned to West Precinct Patrol.

Officer Riedel, 26, was hired by the Vancouver Police Department in July 2018. He is currently assigned to West Precinct Patrol.

Both officers are currently on critical incident leave per investigative protocol.  


No further information at this time.


Update: Vancouver Police Office Involved Shooting October 4, 2020 - 10/06/20

The suspect in the Vancouver Police Officer involved shooting which occurred on Sunday October 4 at approx. 11:15 p.m. died at a local hospital as a result of injuries sustained during the incident.  The Clark County Medical Examiner is determining the cause of death and the positive identification of the deceased.  The victims of the initial domestic violence assault were treated for injuries sustained during the original assault and released the following day from the hospital.


No further information at this time.

Head-on Collision in North Clark County Injures Four - 09/29/20

On 9/29/2020 at 4:17pm CCSO deputies and EMS personnel were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision in the 33800 block of NE Gable Avenue, located north of Battle Ground, Washington.  Upon arrival, EMS personnel tended to four persons in the vehicles.  The occupants of the vehicles were all transported to area hospitals with serious injuries.

Deputies learned that a southbound Chevrolet coupe, driven by John C. Clifford, crossed over the centerline of the roadway and struck a Nissan SUV driven by Lori K. Anchors.  Clifford, age 39, was transported via Life Flight helicopter.  Anchors, age 61 and the two children with her were transported via ambulance to area hospitals.  Conditions of all parties were not immediately known.  Both Clifford and Anchors are residents of Battle Ground.

The CCSO Traffic Unit responded and conducted an investigation at the scene of the collision.  Additional investigation will be conducted in the coming days.  Preliminarily, impairment by alcohol on the part of Clifford is suspected as a causing factor in this incident.  The roadway was closed for a little more than 3 hours.  As of 7:33pm, the roadway has reopened to traffic.


One in Custody after reports of gunfire - 09/25/20

On 09/24/2020 at 21:18 Deputies responded to the area of NE 88th St and NE 19th Ct regarding reports of gunfire in the area.  Due to the high density of the population living in the area, notifications were made to shelter in place while an area check was conducted.  Eventually two persons were detained and one person was booked at Clark County Jail on four counts of Reckless Endangerment and one count of Aiming/Discharging a Firearm.


Pursuit ends in collision with detective, suspect arrested UPDATE - 09/22/20

UPDATED information, 9/22/2020

On 9/21/2020 Vernon L. Shelton, age 43 was booked into the Clark County Jail on charges stemming from this incident.  Shelton was booked for Assault, 2nd Degree and Eluding, both felony offenses.  Shelton also had a misdeanor warrant for Driving with a Suspended License, 3rd Degree.  Additional misdemeanor charges of Reckless Driving and Driving with a Suspended License, 3rd Degree were referred.



Today at 4:34 pm, a CCSO Detective relayed via radio that he was attempting to stop a vehicle that he observed had been driving recklessly on SR14 eastbound.  The detective stated that the vehicle, an older red Acura coupe, had passed him at speeds over 100 mph and was weaving in and out of lanes.  The detective activated his patrol car's emergency lights and attempted to stop the vehicle, which continued east on SR14, taking the 6th Street Exit in Camas.  The vehicle then abuptly reversed course and drove west on SR14 at a high rate of speed.  The detective continued to follow the vehicle to the area of NE 192nd Avenue.  The detective then slowed in order to discontinue the pursuit, and the suspect vehicle slowed as well, suddenly swerving in an attempt to collide with the detective's patrol car.  The detective attempted to avoid the collision, but his car was struck by the suspect's vehicle, which then caused the suspect to lose control and slide off the roadway on the north side of SR14.  The suspect, a white male adult, fled on foot into the rock quarry on the north side of SR14.  The suspect was located  and arrested following a successful track by VPD K9 Ivar.  The suspect was taken to an area hospital with unspecfied injuries that were not life threatening.

The suspect is not being identified at this time, due to an ongoing investigation.  The CCSO detective was not injured in this collision and his patrol vehicle suffered minor damage.  No suspects remain outstanding in this case.