Crash, Crime, HILLSIDE

Deputies search for suspected driver of stolen vehicle near Shearer Hill Road

The Washington County Sheriff's Office near Hillside. Photo: Washington County Sheriff's Office

HILLSIDE - According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the suspected driver of a Dodge Challenger stolen out of Forest Grove is on the run in the NW Shearer Hill Road area south of Highway 6 after smashing through three fences this morning while fleeing deputies.

According to Washington County Sheriff's Office detective Robert Rookhuyzen, a sheriff's deputy ran the plates of a Dodge Challenger in Forest Grove near David Hill and Thatcher Roads around 4 a.m. Monday morning.

Noting that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Forest Grove this morning, the deputy began following the vehicle while awaiting backup, and ended up driving to NW Shearer Hill Road before a second sheriff's office vehicle could join them.

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