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Man attempts to flee police after burglary

Scappoose police arrested a 27-year-old man for first degree burglary Thursday afternoon, after he attempted to flee police in a Scappoose neighborhood.

WALLINAccording to the Scappoose Police Department, officers from Scappoose and a deputy with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a home in the 33000 block of Southwest Mountain Way around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, on a call of a domestic disturbance possibly involving a knife.

When police arrived, Daniel Wallin fled the scene and hid in his ex-girlfriend's house on Southwest 4th Street, according to the police department.

"As we entered the residence Wallin fled out the back of the residence where he was confront by Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputy and Scappoose Police Department Officers," a Scappoose Police Department press release states.

Wallin was taken into custody without incident.

He faces charges of first degree burglary, menacing, criminal mischief, reckless endangering, being a felon in possession of a restricted weapon and carrying a concealed weapon.

Wallin is being held at the Columbia County Jail on $12,400 bail.