Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Currently Operating 3 Searches

Tuesday October 1, 2013 1145 hours The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is currently operating 3 active search and rescue operations in northern Skamania County. The search for Kristopher Zitzewitz, 31, of Portland, OR continues in the Big Lava Beds approximately 10 miles north of Cook, WA in … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff To Continue Focus On “The Principles of Liberty”

September 19, 2013   As a follow-up to the forum held last May, Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown will be hosting another evening forum that focuses on the Principles of Liberty. The Sheriff has invited two guest presenters for this one hour forum on Thursday September … [Read more...]

Click Here To Read The Washington State ATV Law

Click on the link below to download and read the .pdf copy of Washington's new ATV law.   House Bill 1632 … [Read more...]

Washougal And Vancouver Men Arrested For Kidnapping, Assault, And Robbery

MEDIA RELEASE Monday, August 26th 2013 1400 hours A week long investigation by Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Detectives and Deputies resulted in the arrest of two men from Washougal and Vancouver for Kidnapping, Assault, and Robbery. Marcus Bedell, 25 of Washougal, WA and Charles Sample, 32 … [Read more...]

Sheriff Will Host Forum To Discuss All Terrain Vehicle Use On County Roads

  August 15, 2013 Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown will host a forum on Thursday, August 29th, to gather input from the public regarding Washington State’s new law allowing All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) on county roads.   The Washington State Legislature passed Engrossed Substitute House Bill … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff To Survey County Residents Regarding Service Levels

Media Release August 9, 2013 Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown will soon be asking county residents for input on service levels from the county’s sole law enforcement provider.  A short survey will be available beginning the week of August 11th and will be distributed at the Skamania County Fair … [Read more...]

Skamania County Prosecutor Determines Animal Cruelty Charges Are Appropriate In Dillingham Case

August 7, 2013 Joint Media Release Skamania County Prosecutor and Sheriff   The Skamania County Prosecutors Office has determined that the death of the dog in the Christopher Dillingham case does meet the elements necessary for the charge of animal cruelty in the State of Washington.  Dillingham … [Read more...]

Skamania County Prosecutor Clarifies Charging Decision In Explosives Case

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, 6 August 0345 hours ****UPDATE****   August 5, 2013—The Skamania County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office today charged Christopher Wayne Dillingham with Possession of Bomb or Explosive Device with Intent to Use for an Unlawful Purpose, a Class A felony carrying up to 20 … [Read more...]

Stevenson Man Arrested On Explosives Charges

A Stevenson man was arrested early Sunday morning after Deputies responded to the report of an explosion in the NW Stevenson area.  Christopher Dillingham, 45, was arrested and booked into the Skamania County Jail  on charges of Malicious Mischief in Second Degree, Reckless Endangerment, and … [Read more...]

Injured Texas Woman Pays For Helicopter To Assist With Her Removal From Mt St Helens

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, July 24, 2013 1020 hours An injured 48 year old Katie, TX woman decided to pay for a private helicopter to remove her and her daughter from the 6100 foot level of the south side of Mt St Helens early this morning.  Nancy Allen had contacted the Skamania County Sheriff’s … [Read more...]