Washougal police assist U.S. Marshals Service with warrant arrest

Laufilitonga K. Tamoua is charged with attempting to elude police

A 38-year-old man who was wanted on a Department of Corrections warrant has been arrested in Washougal.
Laufilitonga K. Tamoua was arrested on three new charges as well, Thursday, around 11 a.m., at a house on the 3200 block of “F” Place.
The arrest was made by the U.S. Marshals Service, with assistance from the Washougal Police Department.
The new charges were first degree robbery, theft of a motor vehicle and attempting to elude police. The warrant was for non-compliance while on probation supervision.
Tamoua was transported to the Clark County Jail. He made his first court appearance Friday. No bail has been set.
Tamoua’s next court date is Tuesday, May 10, at 9 a.m., in Clark County Superior Court.
Brandon Ratliff, supervisor of the U.S. Marshals Service’s Pacific Northwest Violent Offenders Task Force, said tips from the community led to the arrest.

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