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March 15, 2017


Attempted abduction suspect still at large

On March 7, 2017 at about 5 p.m., the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office responded to the 400 block of Alderdale Road in Alderdale for an attempted abduction.

The investigation shows that a 14-year-old female was out for a jog when a Hispanic male grabbed her from behind and attempted to pull her into the bushes. The young female was armed with pepper spray was able to defend herself and get away from the suspect. The victim returned home and the Sheriff's Office was called.

A sketch artist was called in and the featured sketch was made. Anyone with suspect information is encouraged to call the Sheriff's Office right away.

Jerry Fitzgerald of Alderdale is working with the community to raise $5,000 for an award leading to the arrest of the suspect. The Sherriff's Office encourages everyone to share this information and call immediately with any information regarding the case. You can call (509) 773-4545.

Attempted kicking

On March 13, 2017 at about 6:30 a.m., a resident in the 100 block of Sleepy Hollow Road reported that a subject just attempted to kick his front door in. The resident reported that he scared the subject off but was able to see him. The resident saw the subject and believed it to be James Phillips 37, of White Salmon. The resident had known Phillips in the past.

Deputy Tim Neher responded to the call and took the information. Shortly after clearing the call, Neher located Phillips in the area. Phillips was detained. The resident was able to positively identify Phillips as the suspect. Phillips was booked into the Klickitat County Jail for Criminal Trespass, Attempted Residential Burglary and Malicious Mischief.

Burglary on Brooks

On March 12, police received a report of a burglary in the 400 block of Brooks Street. Stolen items included tools, about 200 DVDs and around $3,500 in cash. Police have identified persons of interest and are currently investigating the case.

Vehicle prowl, familiar face

On March 11 at approximately 10:30 p.m., police received a report of a vehicle prowl in progress in the 300 block of Nesbitt Street. The witness had been checking her washing machine when she looked outside and noticed the rear door of her roommate's vehicle open, with a male inside rummaging around. In so many words, the witness asked the man what he was doing. The man raised his head, startled, and fled the scene-but not before the witness got a good look. She identified him as Jordan Jacoby, 19. When asked how certain she was of the man's identity, the witness said 100 percent, adding that she went to school with him. Police are currently searching for Jacoby, wanted for Vehicle Prowl in the second degree.


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