Hit and run accidents
On June 29 at approximately 5:38 p.m., OSP was dispatched to a minor vehicle crash south of Depoe Bay on US 101 in order to assist drivers in exchanging information. When OSP contacted the victim driver in Depoe Bay, the suspect driver had already left the scene. The victim driver showed damaged to his driver side mirror which he said occurred near Beverly Beach when a motorcycle recklessly passed him at a high rate of speed. The suspect motorcycle continued without stopping. The victim driver followed the motorcycle to Depoe Bay where he drove alongside it and convinced the driver to pull over. The suspect driver would not show a license. The victim driver was able to provide a photograph of the suspect driver driving his motorcycle and a photograph of the motorcycle license plate. The motorcycle driver was determined to be currently suspended at the felony level and on probation in Lane County for felony DUII. The motorcycle driver was not located. Case information had been forward to the Lincoln County District Attorney’s office for consideration.
On June 30 at approximately 12:48 a.m., OSP was dispatched to a hit and run crash which occurred on State Road 18 near milepost 9. A blue Pontiac G6 was westbound and negotiating a sweeping left curve when the vehicle was struck from behind by a lifted white pickup. The Pontiac drove off the westbound shoulder and came to an uncontrolled rest in the heavy roadside forest. The driver was not injured. The pickup continued without stopping.
Restraining order violation
On June 30 at approximately 10:19, OSP contacted a red Abarth Spider on a routine traffic stop westbound on Highway 20 near milepost 28. Upon identifying the driver and passenger, police determined the driver was violating a no-contact release agreement issued from Benton County. The driver, Jackson Rick Tegan, 20, was taken into custody and lodged in Lincoln County Jail. The passenger was provided with a courtesy transport to Philomath. The vehicle was towed from the scene by Coast Towing.