SEVERE WX : Winter Weather Advisory View Alerts

UPDATE: Police pursuit ends in Low Pass, suspect ID'd

Numerous police vehicles were seen chasing a car near Monroe on Wednesday night.

Posted: Dec. 27, 2017 9:36 PM
Updated: Dec. 28, 2017 7:33 AM

UPDATE: Benton County Sheriff's Office says suspect is Gerardo Martinez, a convicted felon. Deputies say he tossed loaded handgun out the window during chase. They say his car was spiked twice, once near Corvallis, once near Monroe.

UPDATE: Officials and witnesses report police pursuit ends near restaurant in Low Pass. The driver was taken into custody without incident or injury.

MONROE, Ore. -- KEZI 9 News viewers reported a police chase near Hwy. 99 west of Monroe on Wednesday night.

We have calls into the Oregon State Police, the Benton County Sheriff's Office, and the Lane County Sheriff's Office.

This is a developing story.

Watch KEZI 9 News at 11 for the late-breaking details.

Article Comments

Broken Clouds
66° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 66°
Few Clouds
66° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 66°
Broken Clouds
69° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 69°
North Bend
58° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 58°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner


Community Events




  Enter Contests