Vehicle Elude / Assault on a Police Officer / Unlawful Delivery of Heroin

On 10-21-18 at approximately 0430 hours, Detectives from MADGE (Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcment Team) stopped a vehicle in the parking lot of Motel 6 (South) located at 950 Alba Dr. The vehicle they had stopped back up quickly striking one of the MADGE Vehicles and injuring an Officer (minor injury). The suspect vehicle then drove forward striking another vehicle and fled the parking lot. It then drove northbound through a couple of fences and through the Alba Baseball Fields. When the vehicle could go no further, the male driver (Kevin Leroy Holt) jumped out on foot and crossed I-5 towards the area of Earhart and Franquette. Multiple MPD units were in the area to assist and a K9 was deployed to track the suspect. K9 Kylo tracked the suspect to the backyard of a house on Franquette St, and located him hiding inside a boat in the backyard.  The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

During a search of the surrounding area, Officers located over 2 lbs of Heroin that the suspect had attempted to conceal.

The suspect was transported to the Jackson County Jail where he was lodged on multiple charges to include-

Unlawful Possession of Heroin, Unlawful Delivery of Heroin, Unlawful Possession of Meth, Unlawful Delivery of Meth, Hit & Run (Property X3), Attempt to Elude-Vehicle, Attempt to Elude-Foot and Assault on a Police Officer.

SUSPECT-

Holt, Kevin Leroy  38 yr old male

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