Arrests made in logging company theft attempt
April 22, 2020
Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office deputies caught and arrested two suspects last Tuesday in an attempted robbery of heavy equipment.
On April 14 at around 6:30 a.m., Mike Cochran of Cochran Logging Company, located on Highway 141 at about Mile Post 25 in the Trout Lake area, called 911 Dispatch and reported that he had caught two male subjects trying to steal items off his heavy equipment. Cochran stated the two subjects threatened him with a gun, and they left the area in a white pickup truck.
Klickitat County Sheriff’s Deputies Dustin Vorce and Melissa Wykes were dispatched to Cochran’s call. Range Deputy Harold Cole also responded to the call from the Glenwood area to assist the...