SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office arrested Terry Conner, 51, Monday night after authorities said he led them on a high-speed chase from outside Jasper into Springfield.
The chase came to an end on Bob Straub Parkway near Main Street, closing down the road while deputies arrested Conner and processed the scene.
The sheriff’s office said deputies were responding to a call related to Conner and his vehicle near Jasper before the chase, but would not say what the call was regarding.
Conner was booked into the Lane County Jail overnight facing 18 charges, including reckless endangerment, attempting to elude police, hit-and-run, reckless driving, and possession of a stolen vehicle among others.
According to jail records, Conner is also wanted by the U.S. Marshals. Conner has a lengthy criminal record throughout Oregon dating back decades.
The Oregonian newspaper reported in 2012 that Conner was living in Albany when he was arrested and charged for passing fake $100 bills at a casino.