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News Release
Suspect Arrested for Felony Elude - Methamphetamine and a Gun Located During Investigation (Photo) - 02/27/24

On February 26, 2024, at approximately 2:50 a.m., a Washington County Sheriff's deputy attempted to stop a silver Honda Accord for a traffic violation near the city of Banks. After initiating a traffic stop on Highway 47, the driver of the vehicle, later identified as 24-year-old Savannah Salyers, failed to stop and continued driving.

Deputies lost sight of the Honda but quickly located it parked near the 14800 block of NW Jackson School Road. Salyers was still in the vehicle and was arrested by deputies. 

Deputies located approximately 10.5 grams of Methamphetamine, a black 9mm handgun, and other drug paraphernalia. Salyers did not possess a concealed handgun license.

Salyers was arrested and lodged at the Washington County Jail for felony elude, unlawful possession of a firearm, and drug charges. 

While at the jail, deputies discovered an additional 26 grams of methamphetamine hidden in one of Salyers' undergarments. As a result, Salyers now faces additional charges, including supplying contraband.

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