G.P. Public Safety utilizes SWAT Team to arrest two fugitives
The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety SWAT Team in conjunction with the Critical Incident Negotiations Team arrested two Jackson County felons at 519 S.E. Riverside Avenue Sunday at approximately 7:45 p.m.
Authorities received credible information on the fugitive’s location and due to the severity of alleged crimes they came prepared for a possible confrontation. A loud diversionary device was used upon contact at the residence and both suspects were taken into custody within 10 minutes.
A press release from the department of public safety does not include the suspect’s names.
Streets near S.E. 10th Street and S.E. Riverside Drive were closed for approximately one hour during the operation.