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CCSO canine Vito captures suspect running from cops in Clackamas


Donald Livingston, 35, of Portland, was was unable to outrun CCSO K9 Vito, who quickly apprehended him on Sunday near Highway 212 in Clackamas.

CCSO - VitoLivingston arrested on charges of attempting to elude a police officer, reckless driving and reckless endangering. His troubles started at about 10:10 p.m., when a Clackamas County deputy assigned to the city of Damascus attempted to initiate a traffic stop on CCSO  - Donald LivingstonLivingston's 1995 Lexus sedan, in the area of Sylvian Way and Richey Road in Boring.

Livingston allegedly did not stop for the sirens and attempted to elude police. Troopers with the Oregon State Police responded to assist CCSO deputies.

After using spike strips to flatten the Lexus' tires in combination with a "pursuit intervention technique," deputies were able to safely bring the vehicle to a stop in the area of Highway 212 and Southeast 106th Avenue in Clackamas. Livingston allegedly continued his attempt to escape by running away on foot, when he was captured by Vito.

A female passenger in the vehicle was interviewed and released at the scene. Livingston was being held in Clackamas County Jail on a $37,500 bail.CCSO - Donald Livingston's 1995 Lexus sedan is stopped in Clackamas by police.