Featured Stories

Other Pamplin Media Group sites

December Banks police log

- A motorcycle owner drove it to work in Hillsboro, where it was stolen. It was recovered on Northwest Sunset Avenue. A man was arrested and lodged at the Washington County Jail.

- Officers responded to a disturbance between juveniles on Northwest Jarvis Place.

- A Banks Middle School student had been making comments about self harm. School staff have a plan in place and are talking with the student’s parents.

- Officers responded to a domestic disturbance between a man and woman on Northwest Hammond Place.

- Officers arrested a student at Banks High School for stealing a tablet from the school in November. He was booked and released, and referred to the juvenile department.

- There was a traffic crash near Oak Way and Main Street. A large U-Haul and a passenger van crashed into each other. The U-Haul turned in front of the other car. The driver was cited. One juvenile was transported to the hospital as a precautionary measure.

- Officers responded to a domestic disturbance that started in the US Bank parking lot. A man and woman were yelling at each other in the street. Both went to US Bank and officers contacted them there. They determined no crimes had occurred.

- Someone reported that their car had been sideswiped while parked in on Market Street.

- Officers arrested a woman on a felony arrest warrant out of Columbia County. She was taken to the Washington County Jail to await transportation to the Columbia County jail.

- A woman was arrested on Buckshire Street for possession of methamphetamine and heroin.

- A vehicle stolen out of Forest Grove was located on Oak Way. Officers contacted the owners, who were able to drive it away.