Police seek suspect in multiple thefts from vehicles

Police say multiple Junction City residents were victimized by having items stolen from their unlocked cars parked at or near their homes early Friday morning.

Posted: Mar 29, 2020 11:07 AM
Updated: Mar 30, 2020 12:29 PM

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. -- Police have identified a suspect after multiple Junction City residents had items stolen from their unlocked cars parked at or near their homes early Friday morning. 

Among the items stolen was Oregon license plate number D64665. This is a yellow-colored permanent-issue disabled vehicle plate with dark blue lettering.

The Junction City Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in locating the suspect, 24-year old Steven Mitchell Mercier.

Police say anyone with information on Mercier’s whereabouts or information on any crimes he may have committed is urged to immediately contact the Junction City Police Department at 541-998-1245.

Police say citizens are advised to use caution and should not approach or attempt to apprehend Mercier.

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