Logan Cantwell Charged with Attempted Murder, Remains at Large Statement from Wasco Co DA Matthew Ellis

(THE DALLES, Ore.) Today, Wasco County District Attorney Matthew Ellis announced that Logan Cantwell is being charged with Attempted Murder in the First Degree, Attempted Assault in the First Degree, Attempted Assault in the Second Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Criminal Mischief in the First Degree, and Attempt to Elude. On Saturday, November 13, 2021, Logan Cantwell fired shots at a Wasco County Sheriff’s Deputy near Shaniko, OR in an attempt to elude arrest along Highway 97.  No one was injured in the fire exchange, but Cantwell escaped and is still at large.  Investigation is still ongoing, and involves several law enforcement agencies throughout the Columbia River Gorge region. 

Cantwell is a white, 23-year-old male, 5’09”, short strawberry blonde hair, blue eyes, and approximately 182 lbs. 

Cantwell is considered armed and dangerous.  If he is seen, the public should not approach him, but contact law enforcement immediately.  Cantwell is believed to be in the Columbia River Gorge, and may be on either the Oregon or Washington side.  He may be going by an alias, Logan Taylor or Kendall Myers.