Press Releases

Burglary Suspect Arrested

When Kyle Moore picked his burglary victim last Friday morning he had no idea he was being watched. From the time he rode up to the house on his bicycle, knocked on the front door then disappeared into the backyard, … Continue reading

Food Bank Burglary

When the Columbia Pacific Food Back opened for business last Friday morning, employees discovered that they were the victims of a burglary. Sometime during the night the building was forcibly entered, then petty cash, empty pop cans and their… View the … Continue reading

Pursuit & Car Thefts

A rash of car thefts during the month of December came to a crashing conclusion after a man led local police officers on a high speed chase through the streets of St. Helens.  Early in the morning of December 28, … Continue reading

Sergeant Promoted

The St. Helens Police Department is very please to announce that Detective Joseph Hogue will be promoted to the rank of Sergeant effective January 1, 2007. Detective Hogue began his law enforcement career as a reserve officer with the St. … Continue reading

Graffiti Artist Arrested

For nearly two months the City of St. Helens and several local businesses were subjected to repeated cases of vandalism.  That all came to an end last Thursday afternoon when three juvenile suspects were identified and are now facing felony … Continue reading

Donut Day

The St. Helens Police Department will officially began fund raising on November 1st, 2006 in preparation for the 4th annual “DONUT DAY” charity event. The St. Helens Police Department will once again partner with the Columbia Pacific Food Bank… View the … Continue reading

Shooting Suspect Arreset

An intense investigation that started with a shooting near Sherlock’s Grocery culminated in the Friday afternoon arrest of Timothy Lee Deherrera Jr. Deherrera and Ty Patrick Paulsen had been the subjects of police interest since an early morning shooting…  View … Continue reading

Sherlock’s Shooting

The St. Helens Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in locating a shooting suspect. Timothy Lee Deherrera Jr. has been identified as one of two people involved in a shooting near Sherlocks Grocery on September 16, 2006. View the … Continue reading

Police Department Arson

Police Department Arson

On August 18, 2006 a second suspect was arrested and charged with crimes related to his involvement in recent attempts to burn the St. Helens Police Department. Officers and detectives arrested a seventeen year old male after he admitted… View the … Continue reading

S. 17th Street Shooting

Just after 10:00 p.m. on Sunday September 17, 2006 officers from the St. Helens Police Department responded to a report of a fight with at least one gunshot at 485 S. 17th Street. At least ten people were present when … Continue reading