Press Releases

Arrest Made in Bank Of The West Robbery

Nearly two years after a robbery at the St. Helens branch of the Bank of the West, an arrest has been made. On Tuesday November 10, 2009 St. Helens Police Detectives arrested Alexander Yracheta and charged him with Robbery in … Continue reading

Donut Day is December 19th!

The St. Helens Police Department will once again partner with the Columbia Pacific Food Bank for the 7th annual DONUT DAY event. The St. Helens Police Department and the Columbia Pacific Food Bank join together to exchange food for Krispy … Continue reading

St. Helens Police Introduce Newest Officer

The final step in a four month long hiring process was completed on Monday morning when a new police officer was sworn in. Surrounded by family, friends and co-workers Stephanie LaVallee was introduced as the newest member of the St. … Continue reading

Metal Thieves Take Another Park Memorial

Metal thieves struck again earlier this week when another memorial was taken from McCormick Park in St. Helens. On Tuesday September 15, 2009 a city parks department employee discovered that the Blue Star Memorial was taken during the night. View the … Continue reading

Citizens Academy Dates Announced

The St. Helens Police Department is currently accepting applications for its eleventh annual Citizens Police Academy. The Citizens Academy is an eight week program designed to give St. Helens area residents a first hand look at how their police… View the … Continue reading

Arrests Made in 6th Street Explosive Incident

Two suspects in the April 30th bomb incident at the 6th Street Baseball Park were arrested late Wednesday night. Acting on a tip from the public, Officer Lisa Faulker sparked an investigation that led investigators to a travel trailer parked … Continue reading

A Dispute Between Neighbors Leaves One Dead

A dispute between neighbors left one man dead following a shooting on Saturday night. At about 11:21 p.m. St. Helens Police Officers were dispatched to a report that Todd Edward Marchant, a forty three year old male who resides at … Continue reading

Explosive Found in City Park

A homemade explosive was discovered in a city park late Thursday morning. At about 11:15 a.m. a parks department employee was spraying weeds at the 6th Street Little League Park when he discovered the device. View the full press release here.

Rash of Stolen Cars Reported in St. Helens

The St. Helens Police Department is investigating a series of stolen cars in the St. Helens area. Between February 25 and March 9, 2009 four cars were snatched from residential driveways. The common factor in each of these crimes is … Continue reading

Police Seek Assistance in Hit and Run Investigation

The St. Helens Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in locating a hit and run suspect who caused several thousand dollars in damage to the Royal Quick Clean Laundry Mat late Monday night. According to witnesses a maroon sport … Continue reading