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News Release
Nicholas Slead
Nicholas Slead
Traffic Stop Leads to Recovery of Stolen U-Haul Vehicle (Photo) - 04/09/19

YONCALLA, Ore. - A traffic stop Monday evening resulted in the arrest of two people in a stolen vehicle.

A deputy made a traffic stop at 5:25 pm on a 2018 Ford Van owned by U-Haul for speeding. The deputy learned during the course of the traffic stop that the vehicle was stolen. The driver, 32 year-old Nicholas Charles Slead of Tacoma, Washington, was taken into custody. The passenger, 30 year-old Elisa Nicole Gill of Gresham, was also taken into custody on an arrest warrant. 

During a subsequent search of the vehicle, deputies located methamphetamine and heroin. 

Slead and Gill were transported to the Douglas County Jail where they were lodged on the following charges: 

Slead: 

Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine
Unlawful Possession of Heroin

Gill:

  • Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
  • Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Unlawful Possession of Heroin
  • Felony Arrest Warrant 

Attached Media Files: Nicholas Slead , Elisa Gill
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