On February 10, 2022, at about 9:20 am, Oregon State Police Troopers at the Salem Area Command were sent information from Woodburn Police Department regarding an attempt to locate a stolen BMW SUV.
The suspect had used physical force to steal the vehicle in the Woodburn area.
Probable cause existed for Robbery and Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle.
The vehicle was located near milepost 256 southbound in Salem.
Troopers attempted to stop the involved vehicle and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit traveled from I-5 southbound near milepost 244 to milepost 228 where exited and then went northbound on I-5.
The vehicle again exited at milepost 233 and then went southbound on I-5 again. Spike strips were deployed successfully at milepost 209.
The vehicle continued southbound before the passenger side tires went flat. The vehicle continued southbound on the passenger side wheels until a Springfield Area Command used his patrol vehicle to push the vehicle off the roadway near the Oak Grove Rest Area, milepost 202.
The vehicle stopped and the suspect, D’Andre Eyler, ran on foot. He was subdued by an OSP Trooper and detained.
Eyler was lodged at the Marion County Jail on charges of Robbery III, UUMV, Assault IV, Attempt to Elude (Felony/Misdemeanor), and Reckless Driving.
Courtesy of OSP