Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy following a blue GMC pickup with no plates on highway 18 at milepost 1. Truck is believed to be operated by a subject with a felony warrant. Deputy requesting Lincoln City Police units respond to the north end of Lincoln City before he initiates a traffic stop.
Pursuit has begun after a deputy attempted to stop the pickup.
Driver has crashed his vehicle at NW 50th and is running on foot headed for the beach.
Lincoln City officer stating he’s somewhere on the beach between the casino and NW 50th.
Suspect has taken off some of his clothing – Red hat and black jacket with red lettering discarded.
Deputy has given the plates of the vehicle to Lincoln City Police dispatch. Vehicle is returning as stolen out of Salem.
Suspect last seen running south of the Chinook Winds complex, possibly headed for 38th or 39th.
Suspect last reported wearing no sleeve black shirt, blue jeans or black baggy pants.
A witness said she saw a man matching the description of the suspect, now said to be wearing shorts and a dark shirt, running north along the beach about 5-10 minutes prior.
Sheriff’s Office says they did not apprehend the suspect but they know who he is.