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OSP Snared Two Motorists on Local Warrants in Separate Tuesday Stops

The Oregon State Police arrested two people on local warrants during separate traffic stops that occurred within a 22-minute period in the Illinois Valley.

OSP reports the first incident occurred on Tuesday at 11:34 p.m. when troopers pulled over a Dodge Dart driven by 43-year-old Kristopher Everett Kelley of Cave Junction near the corner of Redwood Highway and East River Street.

Troopers said they stopped Kelley for a traffic violation and discovered that he was wanted on a local bench warrant for failing to appear in court. He was cited to appear in court and then released from custody.

The second incident happened on Tuesday at 11:56 p.m. when troopers pulled over a Honda Accord driven by 43-year-old Daren Alan McCollum on US Highway 199 near Eight Dollar Mountain Road.

Troopers said they stopped McCollum for traffic violations and learned that he was wanted on a local warrant for Contempt of Court. He was issued a criminal citation and advised that he must appear for his scheduled court date. He was then released.
Posted on 10/26/23 11:00AM by Sam Marsh