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Michael Hanson, 34, of Redmond is in custody today after a police pursuit north of Redmond.

 

Thursday morning, Redmond Police attempted to stop Hanson after he was identified as being wanted on felony warrants; specifically parole violation for kidnapping.  He claimed to be armed and made threats against police and his parole officer.

 

Lt. Nathan Garibay explains that Hanson fled in his car, driving at a high rate of speed and endangering the public.  “A Deschutes County Deputy attempted to stop him, and again, he refused to stop. We were able to contain him within an undeveloped area, northeast of the Tetherow Crossing Subdivision. Eventually he was located and taken into custody, but not after he collided with an OSP trooper."

 

Hanson is lodged in the Deschutes County Jail, and Garibay says Hanson's activities are still under investigation.

Traffic

 

 

  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • I-84,Troutdale MP 17 - 62, in the Coumbia Gorge remains closed. The highway is closed EB at Exit 17 in Troutdale. Trucks use US-26 to OR-35 as an alternate route.

 

  • Construction at 27th Street . Northbound Lane Closed from Ferguson to Bear Creek.  Detour in place.

 

  • 27th and Bear Creek Rd intersection varying traffic control changes

 

  • O.B. Riley Road South-bound lane closed south of Mervin Samples Rd (12/17)