Standoff Ends Peacefully in Orondo

From a press release – On 08/07/17 at approximately 9:00 AM Douglas County Deputies responded to an assault call in Orondo.  A Deputy located  the suspect in a fruit warehouse.  He fled as the Deputy attempted to talk to him and ran into a nearby house.  Another Deputy attempted speak…


Man Shot in Bridgeport, In Stable Condition

A man was shot in Bridgeport Friday night and admitted to a Brewster hospital. Douglas County Sheriffs Deputies are investigating the case. They say the incident occurred on the 800 block of Fairview and the victim was an adult male. The victim was flown to Confluence Hospital and is reported…


Gas Thefts on Rock Island Road

Douglas County Sheriffs are looking for information on gas thefts that occurred on Rock Island Road last week. One took place at the U-Haul dealer at 423 Rock Island and the other just down the street at the Liquor and Cannabis Control Board office. This is the most recent in…


Bomb Squad Called to Orondo

A Washington State Patrol Bomb Squad was called out to an orchard in Orondo when the owners found 30 sticks of high-explosive dynamite, detonation cord and a box of blasting caps. Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal says this is not uncommon, “I wouldn’t say it’s frequent, but it’s often enough that…