Oregon Murder Suspect Captured In Siskiyou County After Chase On I-5

Law enforcement in Siskiyou County teamed up to chase down an Oregon murder suspect. Saturday evening the CHP got a “be on the lookout” bulletin from Corvallis Police, who were able to notify officers as the suspected killer crossed into California. The suspect vehicle was spotted on Interstate Five passing through Central Yreka and CHP Officers tried to stop it but it sped away southbound. Mount Shasta Area CHP joined the lengthy chase on a number of sSiskiyou County backroads. With help from Yreka and Weed Police and Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies, the suspect was stopped using spike strips and other tactics on North Old Stage Road in Mount Shasta. He was taken into custody with no shots fired and the gun believed to be used in the murder was recovered.