Arrest made in Kidnap Case

                                                                                                   July 5, 2019 On 6/30/19 at approximately 4:07 PM, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check within the city limits of Stevenson, Washington. A business owner called to report a … [Read more...]

Firework Safety 2019

As we celebrate the 243rd anniversary of our Nation’s founding we ask that you do so safely and responsibly. We will soon see fireworks stands erected and sales commence. Under Washington state law, legal fireworks may be sold beginning June 28th through July 5th.Skamania County continues to enforce … [Read more...]

Arrest Made In Connection With Death Of Brian Bodle

                                                                                                      04/23/2019The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection with the murder of Brian Bodle 24, of Newberg Oregon.Damian Bradley Belander, 22 years of age from Dayton Oregon, was … [Read more...]

Dive Team Assists Hood River Sheriff’s Office

On Sunday March 24th,  2019 the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Dive Rescue and Recovery Team, along with Marine Deputies of the Hood River Sheriff’s Office, held a joint dive/boat operations training in the Hood River Marina.  After working out logistics with the Port of Hood River, the training … [Read more...]

Overdue Climbers Found Safe On Mt. St. Helens

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office initiated search efforts early Monday morning for two overdue climbers. The Sheriff’s dispatch center received information from Tigard Police that two men, Lei Chen 60 years of age, and Tianyi Zhai 61 years of age were overdue from climbing Mt. St. Helens on … [Read more...]

Skamania Co S.O. Dive Team assists Hood River in Vehicle Recovery

On March 4th the Skamania County Sheriff's Office Dive Team responded to help in the recovery of a submerged vehicle.  Below are a few pictures of their efforts.   … [Read more...]


The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received assistance Thursday night from the SW Washington Regional SWAT team in efforts to arrest a North Bonneville man. Robert Lane, 42 years of age from North Bonneville was wanted on multiple warrants including stalking and violation of a protection … [Read more...]

USFS 83 Rd Investigation Update #1

01/28/2019 An autopsy was conducted on Saturday January 26, 2019 in relation to the discovery of a body 7 miles east of Cougar Wa, off Forest Road 83 last Thursday.  The autopsy revealed the cause of death to be homicidal violence.   Preliminary identification of the deceased adult … [Read more...]

Deceased Subject Located on USFS 83 Road.

January 25, 2019 The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Thursday afternoon January 24th at approximately 2:15 pm reporting suspicious circumstances on forest road 83 near the junction of forest road 90 which is approximately 6 miles east of Cougar Wa.   Detectives responded to … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help From Public

Tuesday, 22 January,2019 The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance with a missing person’s case out of the Stevenson, Washington area.  On 10/09/2017 our office responded to an area just north of Stevenson for a report of suspicious circumstances.Deputy’s responded … [Read more...]