THE DALLES, Ore. -- Police are still searching for leads in a 2012 homicide of a Dallesport Washington man.

On August 24, Scott Erlenbush, 46, of Dallesport, Wash. was found murdered in the 100 block of West 1st Avenue, according to Chief Jay Waterbury of The Dalles Police Department.

Background: Death in The Dalles investigated as homicide

Recently I was asked by the victim's family ... about posting the victim's photo and the suspect's sketch, said Sgt. Kramer of The Dalles police.

Kramer said he hopes re-releasing the images would garner new leads.

The victim was last seen at the 76 gas station located near Holstein s in The Dalles, Kramer said. He was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by an unknown person.

The car the victim was in was described as a dark gold sedan.

Police believe Erlenbush was picked up in Dallesport and taken to The Dalles in the sedan. It was driven by a white man in his 20s, with dark blonde or light brown hair, a scruffy face and a lower lip piercing (police sketch at right).

Witnesses told police the driver seemed agitated while they were parked at the gas station and seemed to be in a hurry.

Anyone with information that may help the investigation was urged to call 541-296-2613.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case and tipsters can remain anonymous.


Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at, text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave your tip information.

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