A growing list of Oregon sheriffs are telling their constituents they won’t enforce voter approved gun restrictions despite not yet knowing how some aspects of the law will work and not having a clear role in enforcing others.
InvestigateWest reached out to each sheriff candidate in Washington hoping to clarify how they view a sheriff’s authority. Of those who responded, several expressed their belief that their power was greater than federal or state authority.
In other news: In Newberg, nearly 77,000 pounds of marijuana, worth $76.5 million was seized by the Yamhill County Sherriff's Office. Those incarcerated at Larch Corrections Center have found temporary housing after the Nakia Creek Fire forced them to evacuate.
More than 24 hours after a Multnomah County Sheriff’s deputy appears to have shot and injured a woman in Northeast Portland, a trickle of information has come out about the incident, which spanned several blocks around Lloyd Center and involved three crime scenes.