Troopers chase and apprehend a Cave Junction man riding an ATV
The Oregon State Police apprehended a 23-year-old Cave Junction man at approximately 6:00 p.m. Monday after he led them on a chase while he was riding on an all-terrain vehicle.
Troopers saw the suspect, Michael Alan Murphy, popping wheelies and driving in a reckless manner on Redwood Highway. They initiated a traffic stop and Murphy allegedly drove at a high rate of speed southbound from Cave Junction and he eventually drove onto a dead-end on Blas Cerdena Drive. Troopers then detained Murphy and took him into custody.
Murphy was lodged in the Josephine County Jail on charges of felony attempt to elude on a vehicle and reckless driving. He was also cited for several traffic violations.