Quick response catches confused suspect

The following is a press release from Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer:

On April 16th, 2019 at approximately 11:50 A.M., Mr.Nelson Grabner and his wife, Michelle Grabner called 911 to report someone was trying to break into their shop located at 99 Schrantz Road in Roosevelt, Washington. Mr. Grabner tried to stop th male subject, but the supect took off in a silver SUV at which time the suspect came close to running over Mr. Grabner. The suspect endded up getting stuck in a creek on Grabner’s property, the suspect rand from the vehicle and headed north from the Grabner residence.

Mr. Grabner disabled the suspect’s vehicle by shooting three of the vehicle’s tires out.

Klickitat County Deputies nd Posse Deputies responded to the area to search for the subject.

Mr. Grabler and Sheriff’s Deputy Mitch Kagley caught up with the suspect and Deputy Kagley placed the suspect udner arrest.

The suspect was identified as Charles D. Johnston, a white male, 70 years of age. Mr. Johnston ws charged with Criminal Trespass and Resisting Arrest.

The suspect appeared to have mental issues, so whe was transported to Klickitat Valley Hospital and is being evalueated by Comprehensive Mental Health.

On April 16th, 2019 at approximately 11:50 A.M., Mr.Nelson Grabner and his wife, Michelle Grabner called 911 to report someone was trying to break into their shop located at 99 Schrantz Road in Roosevelt, Washington. Mr. Grabner tried to stop th male subject, but the supect took off in a silver SUV at which time the suspect came close to running over Mr. Grabner. The suspect endded up getting stuck in a creek