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Police chase down stolen Bigfoot Beverages vehicle on I-5

Roseburg police responded to a report of the vehicle being stolen from the Mercy Hospital parking lot at about 11:30 a.m.

Posted: May 10, 2019 3:20 PM

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- Police chased down a stolen Bigfoot Beverages vehicle on Interstate 5 on Friday in Douglas County.

Steve Doner, 31, of California was arrested following the pursuit.

Roseburg police responded to a report of the vehicle being stolen from the Mercy Hospital parking lot at about 11:30 a.m.

The vehicle was spotted by a Sutherlin officer near milepost 138 at about 11:45 a.m. The officer unsuccessfully tried to stop the driver, who took an exit and got back onto I-5 headed south.

Police said the suspect stopped before reaching spike strips set up at milepost 131.

Doner was taken to Douglas County Corrections for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and attempt to elude, police said. The vehicle has been returned.

Oregon State Police and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office assisted.

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