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Standoff on I-84 ends in arrest


Contributed by NORCOR

David Jennings

A Kelso, Wash. man was arrested Thursday by Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers and SWAT team members during a standoff following the man's attempt to elude eastbound on Interstate 84 east of The Dalles.

On April 19, 2012 at approximately 8:16 a.m. OSP received information to be on the lookout for a Ford F-250 pickup eastbound on Interstate 84 from the Hood River area following a reported hit and run non-injury crash. The pickup reportedly rammed into the back of another vehicle driven by an adult male near milepost 59.

An OSP trooper and lieutenant spotted the suspect vehicle eastbound at Rowena near milepost 76 and attempted to stop it. The pickup's driver failed to stop and sped up to...

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