Vancouver Police arrest fugitive and recover multiple guns and drugs

Daniel Gene Hoffman was booked into the Clark County Jail on multiple charges

VANCOUVER – Earlier this week, agents from several area law enforcement agencies arrested a fugitive who was staying at an area motel.

VANCOUVER – Earlier this week, agents from several area law enforcement agencies arrested a fugitive who was staying at an area motel. On Sunday (Nov. 10), detectives from the Neighborhood Response Team, the US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force, the SW Washington Regional SWAT Team, and Vancouver Police Patrol developed information that a wanted fugitive, Daniel Gene Hoffman, was staying at a Vancouver motel. As Hoffman was preparing to leave in his vehicle, SWAT team members intercepted him and took him into custody. During the arrest of Hoffman, a loaded firearm was located on his person. A search warrant for the hotel room and Hoffman’s vehicle was executed resulting in seizure of another pistol, a shotgun, tactical equipment, holsters, ammunition, 2.2 pounds of methamphetamine, .25 ounces of cocaine, and paraphernalia and materials associated with distribution. Hoffman was booked into the Clark County Jail for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent-Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent-Cocaine, two outstanding felony warrants, and Resisting Arrest. Information provided by Vancouver Police Department.
During the arrest of Daniel Gene Hoffman, a loaded firearm was located on his person. A search warrant for the hotel room and Hoffman’s vehicle was executed resulting in seizure of another pistol, a shotgun, tactical equipment, holsters, ammunition, 2.2 pounds of methamphetamine, .25 ounces of cocaine, and paraphernalia and other materials. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Police Department

On Sunday (Nov. 10), detectives from the Neighborhood Response Team, the US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force, the SW Washington Regional SWAT Team, and Vancouver Police Patrol developed information that a wanted fugitive, Daniel Gene Hoffman, was staying at a Vancouver motel.

As Hoffman was preparing to leave in his vehicle, SWAT team members intercepted him and took him into custody. During the arrest of Hoffman, a loaded firearm was located on his person. A search warrant for the hotel room and Hoffman’s vehicle was executed resulting in seizure of another pistol, a shotgun, tactical equipment, holsters, ammunition, 2.2 pounds of methamphetamine, .25 ounces of cocaine, and paraphernalia and materials associated with distribution.

Hoffman was booked into the Clark County Jail for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent-Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent-Cocaine, two outstanding felony warrants, and Resisting Arrest.

Information provided by Vancouver Police Department.

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