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News Release
Gavin Moore
Gavin Moore
Vehicle Pursuit - 06/04/21


INCIDENT DATE AND TIME:  June 3, 2021, at 7:00 PM

ARRESTED:  Gavin Moore, 28-year-old male

CHARGES:  Warrants for Post-Prison Supervision Sanction, Criminal Trespass, Theft III, Probation Violation for Assault IV.  New charges of Felony Attempt to Elude, Misdemeanor Attempt to Elude, Reckless Driving, Recklessly Endangering Another, Criminal Mischief II and Failure to Perform Duties of a Driver (Hit and Run).        


On June 3, 2021, at 7:00 PM, a Deputy with the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office attempted to perform a traffic stop with a vehicle on Redwood Highway in the Selma area.  The vehicle failed to lawfully stop and fled southbound on Redwood Highway at a high rate of speed.  The Deputy and a Trooper from the Oregon State Police pursued the fleeing vehicle through Selma until the vehicle turned onto Lakeshore Drive, towards Lake Selmac.  The suspect vehicle then turned onto Reeves Creek Road with the Deputy and Trooper still pursuing.  While on Reeves Creek Road, another Trooper from the Oregon State Police was able to successfully deploy spike strips as the suspect vehicle continued towards Redwood Highway.  The suspect vehicle turned southbound onto Redwood Highway and crashed into a northbound vehicle on the highway.  The suspect vehicle crashed into the ditch alongside Redwood Highway and was quickly taken into custody by Troopers and Deputies. 

The driver and occupant of the northbound vehicle that was struck by the fleeing suspect declined medical treatment or transport at the scene of the crash.  The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety responded to the scene and investigated the crash.   


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