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Hit and Run Injury Crash ***Suspect Arrested*** (Photo) - 01/11/20

****UPDATE****

On Friday, January 11th, 2020 Grants Pass Police Officers located Heather Watson on foot in the area of West Park St., and Edgewater Dr.  Watson, and her mail acquaintance, Sheldon Keough were taken into custody without incident. Keough was Lodged at the Josephine County Jail on an unrelated felony warrant. Heather Watson was arrested and lodged for felony "Hit and Run" charges related to the crash on Rogue River Hwy. from Monday evening.  

****UPDATE****

 

Suspect Vehicle has been located and is now in the possession of the GPDPS.

 

Heather Watson is a person of interest regarding the Hit and Run incident that occurred on January 6th. Watson's whereabouts are unknown currently. 

 

The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in locating Heather Watson.  Please contact Ofc. Shali Marshall  or Detective Yerrick at 541-450-6260 if you have any information related to this crash, or the whereabouts of Heather Watson. 

 

 

***UPDATE: Suspect has been identified in the hit and run crash. Please see the attached bulletin for more information.

The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is investigating an injury hit and run crash which occurred on Rogue River Hwy near Cloverlawn Drive on January 6, 2020, at approximately 5:45PM.  The crash involved a vehicle striking a pedestrian who received serious injuries.  The suspect vehicle fled the area eastbound on Rogue River Hwy.  The pedestrian was transported to an out of area hospital for treatment.

The suspect vehicle is described as a silver colored 2 door, 90’s to 2000’s smaller sedan.  There may be damage to the front and/or hood of the vehicle from striking the pedestrian.  See attached photo.

The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect vehicle and driver.  Please contact Ofc. Shali Marshall at 541-450-6260 if you have any information related to this crash, the identity of the driver, or whereabouts of the vehicle. 

Case Number: 20-923

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