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A police pursuit began late Thursday night when a Newport Police officer spotted a speeding SUV coming down the south end of the Yaquina Bridge. The next few minutes proved tough driving and high adrenalin moments at the end of the South Jetty.
Friday morning: Suspect identified as James Dean White, 43. He was charged with Attempt to Elude, Reckless Driving, Resisting Arrest, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Driving on a Revoked license (DUII), DUII, and a warrant for failure to appear in court on DUII. White’s drivers license is revoked in Oregon and in his native Colorado. Bail, $125,000.
White will be arraigned in Circuit Court this afternoon.Share on Facebook