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Report for WSP and KCSO
February 12, 2013
WASHINGTONA Hood River man was killed Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at approximately 1:30 p.m. in a one vehicle accident on State Route 141, nine miles north of White Salmon, near milepost 11.
According to the report, Terry D. Roberts, 50, Hood River, was driving his 1977 Ford dually flatbed pickup north on SR 141. The vehicle crossed the centerline, drifted off the roadway and struck a tree on the west side of the highway. Shortly after the collision, the vehicle ignited and continued to burn until fire volunteers were able to extinguish the flames.
WSP said the driver was suspected to have sustained fatal injuries in the collision, prior to the fire.
KLICKITAT COUNTYOn Feb. 5, 2013, the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with the Goldendale Police Department, executed two search warrants.
One of the search warrants was conducted in the 300 block of Woodland Road and the other was in the 600 block of East Main Street.
During the investigation into illegal drug activity, detectives were able to link multiple suspects in the county as well as the city.
During the search at the East Main Street residence, evidence of ongoing drug dealing was found. Arrested at the scene were 37-year-old Charles W. Foley, 37-year-old Jennifer D. Stohler, 45-year-old John A. Lawrence and 29-year-old Nicholas A. Burnett.
The search warrant executed on Woodland Road resulted in the arrest of 38-year-old Steven L. Smith. Numerous firearms were located, including one believed to be stolen. Smith is prohibited from being in possession of firearms.
Foley was booked into the Klickitat County Jail on charges of two counts of delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a firearm.
Stohler was booked on three counts of delivery of a controlled substance. Lawrence and Burnett were each booked on one charge of delivery of a controlled substance.
Smith was booked on seven counts of unlawful possession of a firearm.
On Dec. 26, 2012, KCSO received a report that a fire truck belonging to the Centerville Fire Department had been stolen. During the execution of warrants in the above cases, KCSO developed enough information to solve the theft.
In addition to the drug charges, Foley was charged with taking a motor vehicle without permission.
The sheriff's office is continuing its investigation of other suspects and possible related crimes. Arrests and/or charges are expected.