Columbia County Jail out of business
April 13, 2023
DAYTON–The last few inmates in the Columbia County Jail were moved out about a week ago, most relocated to Walla Walla County, where they'll be housed while the two counties work out a cooperative agreement in place of operating a local jail here.
So ended a 136-year span of Columbia County Sheriff's Office operating a local jail.
Sheriff Joe Helm, in consultation with Prosecuting Attorney C....
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