Nature of Incident: Vehicle pursuit
Date/Time of Incident: October 26th, 2016 4:39 AM
Location of Incident: SW 6th St & SW Evergreen Ave (Redmond)
Arrested Person(s): Jalen W. Miller 22 yrs. old, Redmond.
At approximately 0439 hrs. an Officer initiated a traffic stop with a silver Honda Accord in the area of SW 6th St & SW Evergreen Ave (Redmond) for an expired registration. The car did not stop and a pursuit was initiated.
The pursuit continued into the NW area of Redmond where the Officer lost the car. A short time later, Officers located the car in the area of NW 7th St & NW Jackpine Ct., but the driver fled on foot and was not immediately located.
A perimeter was established and a Redmond Police K9 team was called into conduct an area search / track. During the search, a Deschutes County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted a male running in the area. Several subsequent 911 calls in regard to a man on the roof of a residence led to a short foot pursuit and apprehension of the suspected driver, Jalen Miller.
Evidence in the car showed Miller was the driver of the car. Also found in the car was suspected stolen property, drugs and drug paraphernalia.
Miller was transported to the Redmond St. Charles Medical Center for evaluation and treatment of minor injuries received from jumping from the roof of the residence. Miller was later lodged into the Deschutes County jail for felony & misdemeanor elude, driving while misdemeanor suspended, reckless driving, possession of methamphetamine and heroin, criminal mischief II, interfering with a Police Officer and criminal trespass.
The Redmond Police Department would like to thank the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, the Oregon State Police and the residents in the neighborhood for assistance with this incident. The Redmond Police Department is committed to improving the quality of life in Redmond and Central Oregon by addressing traffic crime offenses. If anyone in the community has information about this incident, please contact the Redmond Police Department at (541)504-3400, or through the non-emergency dispatch number at (541) 693-6911.