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Owner of F/V Forus that sunk near Finley in the Columbia River to be criminally charged

The owner of a boat that sank last year near Finley will be the third person charged criminally since the state attorney general’s office began going after owners of derelict vessels. Brandon D. Traner, 30, of Portland, faces misdemeanor charges of abandoning a derelict vessel and releasing pollutants into state waters, according to documents filed Tuesday by the attorney general’s office in Benton County District Court.  Read more here tricityherald 09:45