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Investigation of an arson fire at the Shanahan's Pub in Vancouver - 01/14/21

On 01-09-21 at approximately 2:06 pm, VPD patrol units and VFD engine crews responded to report of a fire on the roof of "Shanahan's Pub and Grill" restaurant, located at 209 W. McLoughlin Blvd.  VFD Deputy Fire Marshalls and investigators from the VPD Arson Unit subsequently responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

It was then confirmed that the fire was intentionally set by an unknown suspect.  Witnesses reported a male approaching the location carrying a ladder and a bucket; witnesses also observed a male with the same description running away from the scene minutes later around the time of the fire.  

Through the following joint investigation by the Vancouver Fire Departments' Fire Marshalls office and the VPD Arson Investigations unit, a potential suspect was identified.

On 01-14-21 VPD Arson Unit investigators, VPD Property Crimes Unit detectives, and a VFD Deputy Fire Marshall served a search warrant at the suspect's residence.  Further evidence of the arson was recovered during the search.  

The suspect was subsequently arrested and booked at the Clark County Jail for Arson in the 1st Degree.  The suspect is forty four year old Eugene Scott of Vancouver, WA. 

The arson investigation is ongoing at this time and no further details are available for release.  

Photo of Nash Harrison Lee Modin
Photo of Nash Harrison Lee Modin
Missing Child (Photo) - 01/09/21

The Vancouver Police Department is asking for assistance in locating Nash Harrison Lee Modin. Nash is a 13 year old, Caucasian male, 5'6, 120lbs, with brown hair, and blue eyes. Nash was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray Marvel superhero t-shirt with blue sleeves, black shoes, and a navy blue hooded sweatshirt wrapped around his waist.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 311. 

Attached Media Files: Photo of Nash Harrison Lee Modin
Missing Endangered Adult UPDATED (Photo) - 01/04/21

At approximately 1445 hours, the Vancouver Police was notified that Timothy was located in Roseburg, OR by an Oregon State Trooper. Timothy's family has been contacted with his whereabouts.


Timothy Torix is a 62 year old male that is missing and endangered. He called his family to report he was in the Eugene area and didn't remember how he got there and was unable to identify his actual location. Timothy has severe health issues including recent liver failure and is also experiencing a mental health crisis. Timothy is listed as 5'9, 155 pounds, brown eyes and brown/grey hair. 

Timothy drives a silver 2017 Nissan Sentra with license: (WA BNU4342). If Timothy is located, dial 911 to report a found missing endangered adult. 

Attached Media Files: Timothy , Timothy
Vancouver Police investigate shooting (Update 2) - 12/23/20

**** Update 2***

Investigators can confirm that the male entered the clinic lobby, shot the female employee who was working the front desk and then turned the gun on himself. There is no information that the two knew each other. 

The investigation is continuing and nothing further is releasable at this time. 


*** Update 1***

The male and the female who were shot in this incident did not survive their injuries. The Clark County Medical Examiner's Office will release identity information once it becomes available.

At this time, there is no information that the two were known to one another. The incident appears random in nature.The investigation by the Vancouver Police Department Major Crimes Unit is continuing.



Vancouver, Wash.- On December 22, 2020 at approximately 12:58 p.m., Vancouver Police responded to a disturbance with a weapon call at 505 NE 87th Ave. This building is part of the Peace Health Southwest campus and houses several medical clinics but is not connected to the main hospital. When officers arrived, they located two individuals, a male and a female, with gunshot wounds. Both were transported to the main hospital for treatment. Nothing additional regarding their condition is being released at this time. There is no threat to the general public.

The 505 clinic building and the main hospital were placed in lockdown and the clinic building was also evacuated. There were no additional injuries associated with this incident.

Detectives from the Vancouver Police Department Major Crimes Unit are investigating, and nothing further is releasable at this time.



Vancouver Police investigating credit union robbery - 12/22/20

Vancouver, Wash. –On December 22, 2020, at approximately 3:55 p.m., Vancouver Police responded to the iQ Credit Union located at 15705 NE Fourth Plain Blvd. for the report of a robbery. A male entered the credit union, presented a note and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described as a white male, 40’s, approximately 5’10”, 175 lbs.

A canvass of the area was done, including a K9 track. The suspect was not located.

Detectives from the Vancouver Police Department Major Crimes Unit are continuing the investigation.