the past two nights deputies have been searching for Levi Read, age 27, of
Salem. Sunday night, deputies chased Mr. Read in a stolen Honda car that he
ditched near Portland Road NE near the Labish Village. At the time of the chase
deputies believe Mr. Read was armed with a shotgun.
On Monday night
deputies responded back to the same area after a sighting of Mr. Read but were
unable to locate him, they did however recover the shotgun. Mr. Read is the same
man that earlier this summer, July 1st, ran over a deputy's foot while fleeing
in a vehicle.
Mr. Read is a white male, 6'00" tall, 180 pounds, with
brown hair and brown eyes. Mr. Read has several outstanding felony warrants for
his arrest for the charges of Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle, Attempting to
Elude the Police and Assaulting a Public Safety Officer. Mr. Read should be
considered dangerous and deputies ask that you do not attempt to apprehend him.
If you know where or how to locate Mr. Read you can text your anonymous
tips to If you know the location of Mr. Read you can call MCSO at 503-588-5032
or text your anonymous tip to 847411 in
the body of the text please include TipMCSO followed by your message.
Primary PIO Phone: 503. 584. MCSO (6276)
Information Officer Lt. Chris Baldridge
Cell Phone: 503.930.0579
On Twitter: @MCSOInTheKnow