On 7/29/2017 Toledo Detective Aaron Pitcher observed a tan colored Honda Accord traveling on NW A Street. The Honda was missing its front license plate and a traffic stop was conducted. A records check revealed the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Douglas County, Oregon. Toledo Officers Henderson , McCandless and Sgt Pace along with NPD Officers Watson, Dunteman and LCPD Officer Delugach responded to cover.
The driver (later identified as as Jeffrey Alan Haines 37 of Sutherlin , Oregon) who initially used his debit card as his identification was arrested and lodged in Lincoln County Jail for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance – Meth, Failure to Carry and Present and a parole violation warrant. The female passenger Tessa Marie Smithey, 19 of Sutherlin, Oregon was cited and released for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance – Meth.
Amongst the items inventoried , personal property was recovered from a theft (not yet reported ) from the Waldport, Oregon area. If you have any information in reference to this situation , please contact the Toledo Police Department at 541-336-5555 and refer to case number T20170408
Law Enforcement members from Newport Police and Lincoln City Police Departments were in Toledo for the Summerfest activities and assisted in this investigation.
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