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Troopers Collared Motorist for Parole Violation in Highway 238 Stop near Murphy

The Oregon State Police arrested a motorist on a local warrant for violating his post-prison supervision during a traffic stop on Williams Highway near Murphy this week.

OSP reports troopers pulled over a GMC Sierra driven by 38-year-old Jason Allen Eldred of Spirit Lake, Idaho, near milepost 7 of Highway 238 on Monday evening.

Troopers said they stopped Eldred for traffic violations and discovered that his driving privileges had been suspended in Oregon. They contacted his corrections officer who requested he be detained on a local warrant.

Jason Eldred was transported to the Josephine County Jail where he was lodged for Felony Parole Violation and was being held without bail. His pickup was towed to a Grants Pass impound yard.
Posted on 11/22/23 10:52AM by Sam Marsh