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October 3, 2014 at 7:15 AM

Handcuffed man escapes in Clark County

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — Police in Clark County are still looking for a fugitive who escaped in handcuffs Thursday after he was helped out of a deputy’s patrol car. The sheriff’s office says 26-year-old Cameron Petersen of Woodland was stopped on a stolen motorcycle Thursday afternoon at a residence. He was handcuffed and placed in…

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July 18, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Man accused of shooting Vancouver, Wash. officer dies

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — Authorities say the man accused of wounding a Vancouver, Wash. police officer during a traffic stop has died after a suicide attempt in his jail cell. Clark County Sheriff’s Sgt. Fred Neiman said 48-year-old James Sapp died Friday afternoon, almost 24 hours after deputies found him in the act of killing…

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