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News Release
Menacing with a Firearm at Home Depot (Photo) - 10/26/20

Case # 20-49107

On 10/23/20 at about 1639 hours, the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety (GPDPS) received a 911 call from Home Depot, located at 111 NE Mill Street. It was reported an employee had a firearm pointed at them, while being threatened by a male customer. The suspect reportedly struck the employee with the pistol. The male suspect fled the location in a vehicle with a license plate and description obtained. The responding GPDPS police units found the vehicle a short distance away and were able to safely take the suspect into custody. He was identified as 28 year-old, Parker Lever with a listed Medford address. A GPDPS Detective responded and assisted with the investigation. After the conclusion of the investigation, Parker Lever was lodged at the Josephine County Jail on the charges listed below, with other possible charges being referred to the District Attorney's Office. 

Charges:

1. Attempted Assault in the Second Degree

2. Menacing - 2 counts

3. Unlawful use of a Weapon - 2 counts

The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety would like to ask if anyone has any information related to this case to please contact us at (541) 450-6260. We would also like to thank out citizens for their continued support. 

Attached Media Files: LEVER_PARKER.bmp
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