The Oregon State Police in conjunction with the Wasco County District Attorney, the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office, and the Dalles Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance with information to lead to the location of Logan Cantwell (23).  Logan may be going by an alias of Logan Taylor or Kendall Myers and is described as, 5’04’, short strawberry blonde hair, blue eyes, and approximately 140 lbs.


Logan Cantwell Charged with Attempted Murder, Remains at Large


Statement from Wasco Co DA Matthew Ellis

November 15, 2021


(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. The investigation is still ongoing and involves several law enforcement agencies

throughout the Columbia River Gorge region.


Cantwell is a white, 23‐year‐old male, 5’04”, short strawberry blonde hair, blue eyes, and

approximately 140 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.

Press inquiries should be directed to the Wasco County District Attorney’s Office at 541‐506‐

2680. Tips should be directed to 911 or the Oregon State Police Dispatch at 800‐442‐0776 or

OSP (677) from your mobile phone.


No additional information is available for release at this time.


The Oregon State Police is working with The Dalles Police Department, Wasco County Sheriff’s Office on an incident that occurred this morning November 13, 2021, around 8:47 A.M. in Wasco County involving shots fired.   The Oregon State Police SWAT team searched a residence near Shaniko earlier today in an attempt to locate Cantwell.  Highway 97 was shut down for several hours to collect evidence and document the scene.

Law Enforcement is currently asking for the public’s assistance for information on the whereabouts of Logan Cantwell (23).  Logan Cantwell may be using the alias Logan Taylor or Kendall Myers.  If seen, do not approach him. 

Any information regarding Logan Cantwell’s current location should be immediately reported by call by calling 911 or the Oregon State Police Dispatch at 800-442-0776 or *OSP (*677) from your mobile phone.   Reference case #SP21319426

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