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Party City donates art supplies to Vancouver PAL (Photo) - 10/05/15
Vancouver, Wash. - On October 2, 2015, the Vancouver Police Activities League (PAL) received a donation of over $3200 worth of art supplies from Party City. Due to limited storage space for Vancouver PAL, the supplies will be shared with the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Washington.

Vancouver PAL Executive Director Jenny Thompson says, "These art supplies will really help us add new creative elements to our after school programs and we truly appreciate Party City reaching out to Vancouver PAL with this generous donation".

For more information on the Vancouver Police Activities League visit


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Vancouver shooting results in arrest - 09/18/15
On 9-18-15 at 1122 hours several officers from the Vancouver Police Dept. were dispatched to a disturbance in which several shots were fired at a vehicle near Fourth Plain and Grand. After arriving, officers located a victim who had several bullet holes in his vehicle. Investigation revealed this incident may have originated from a "road rage" disturbance. A short time later officers located the suspect vehicle and several subjects were detained from that vehicle. Arrested for Assault I and Drive By Shooting was 20 year old Manuel Villa-Rodriguez. Arrested for Obstructing a Police Officer was 18 year old Christian Martinez. Additional arrests are anticipated as this is an ongoing investigation. No additional information will be released until early next week.
Vancouver Police holds memorial ceremony for K9 Ike (Photo) - 09/11/15
Vancouver, Wash. -The Vancouver Police Department will be holding a memorial ceremony for K9 Ike to recognize his service to the department and the community. The ceremony is open to the public (please see the attached map for information on available public parking).

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Vancouver Hilton, Heritage Ballroom
(301 W. 6th Street, Vancouver WA)

The Vancouver Police Department would also like to acknowledge and thank the community for the generous outpouring of support and donations that have been received following Ike's death. Funds received have been directed into the Vancouver Police K9 fund. This fund is used to cover expenses related to the Vancouver Police K9 Unit including purchase of new K9's, medical expenses related to the K9's, equipment needs, and training.

At the request of Ike's handler, Officer Jack Anderson, K9 Ike was laid to rest in a private burial ceremony held on September 2, 2015.
Vancouver Police substitute PIO, September 14-18 - 09/10/15
Vancouver, Wash. - Vancouver Police PIO Kim Kapp will unavailable September 14-18. Taking media calls during office hours will be Lt. Kathy McNicholas who can be reached at (360) 487-7442.

As always, for after-hour or weekend inquiries, members of the media should contact dispatch on the media line and request a return call from on-duty personnel.

All investigative updates are always sent out in the form of a media release and on duty personnel will not receive investigative updates.


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Vancouver Police Seek Help in Finding Missing Boy (Photo) - 09/08/15
Cody has been located and returned to his family; thank you to the public and media for assistance.

The Vancouver Police Department is currently investigating a missing 15 year old boy, Cody N Cheney. Cody is described as 5'11, about 150 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, tan military style boots, and Seattle Seahawks sweatshirt (see attached pictures). Cody was carrying his school backpack, an authentic USAF backpack.

Cody was last believed to have been in school at Evergreen High School, but when family went to pick him up from sports practice, they were told Cody never came to practice.

Anyone who has seen Cody or knows his whereabouts is urged to contact the Vancouver Police.
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