Friday 30 January, 2015
On January 29, 2015 at approximately 4:35 pm, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an abandoned car on the USFS 23 road, 5 miles north of Trout Lake, Washington. Deputies responded and determined the vehicle is associated with Sarah Roecker, 52, of Beaverton, Oregon. Roecker had been reported missing and suicidal on January 19th to the Beaverton Police Department. Deputies and USFS personnel searched the immediate area that evening and resumed the search on the morning of the 30th, utilizing both law enforcement personnel and search and rescue volunteers.
Search efforts will continue throughout the weekend to attempt to locate Ms. Roecker. If she is not located the search status will be re-evaluated on Monday.
Chief Criminal Deputy
Skamania County Sheriff’s Office
509-427-9490 x2015 office