Wanted Cottage Grove Man Arrested

Douglas Gene Williams

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A wanted felon from Cottage Grove was caught by Oregon State Police after trying to flee from troopers Sunday night.

Troopers say they tried to stop a reported stolen truck on Highway 26 near John Day. The driver, Douglas Gene Williams, 41, of Cottage Grove, failed to stop and turned onto a private driveway.

Williams then hit a barbed wire fence and drove recklessly on the gravel before coming to a stop.

OSP arrested Williams. He faces several charges and was lodged at the Grant County Jail.

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