One of his recent previous arrests resulted in Forsyth being required to wear a GPS ankle monitor as a condition of his release
On Monday (Jan. 3), shortly after 2 a.m., Clark County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a report of a pickup truck and travel trailer which had rolled down the street and come to rest on a property near the 6200 block of NE 11th Ave. in Hazel Dell. The deputies arrived to find the involved flatbed trailer was registered to Johnny Forsyth, 44, of Vancouver.
Forsyth is well-known to Clark County law enforcement. He had been arrested six previous times since Oct. 29, for crimes including Felony Harassment (death threats), numerous Domestic Violence No-Contact Order violations, Attempt to Elude a Police Vehicle, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Stalking.
One of his recent previous arrests resulted in Forsyth being required to wear a GPS ankle monitor as a condition of his release. In Forsyth’s most recent prior arrest, which occurred on Dec. 17, he fled from deputies in his Tesla after an attempted traffic stop that was being conducted due to the ankle monitor showing he had violated the protection order numerous times earlier that day. Forsyth abandoned his vehicle in a dead-end and fled on foot after cutting off his ankle monitor. He was located a short distance away and a subsequent search of his vehicle pursuant to a search warrant yielded an AR-15 pistol.
After the trailer was located, the Sheriff’s Office used the ankle monitor system to find Forsyth was located about a block away. Review of the ankle monitor’s data showed Forsyth had violated a protection order yet again the previous morning by entering an exclusion zone. He was arrested without incident and booked into the Clark County Jail on a new count of Domestic Violence Stalking (Class B Felony).
This is Forsyth’s seventh arrest in just over two months. He is a co-owner of 3 Monkeys Tavern and Cliff’s Tavern, both located in Hazel Dell.
Information provided by Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
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Certainly sounds like he named his bar correctly. Wondering who are the other two monkeys…..
Looks like we have a prosecuting attorney problem in Clark County? He’s got to go next term.