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Fugitive arrested for suspected safecracking on Interstate 205 bike path

Some alert Clackamas County employees led deputies to a burglary suspect Thursday afternoon.

PHOTO COURTESY CCSO - Checks found inside a safe stolen from Oregon City Preschool on April 28.Just before noon, several Clackamas County Justice Court employees were outside their office, located near the I-205 bike path on the east side of Clackamas Town Center. They saw a PHOTO COURTESY CCSO - Darryl Tasco, 55, from Delaware, arrested on burglary charges and a fugitive warrant.man on the bike path trying to break into a safe.

Deputies arrived and found the man trying to open the safe in broad daylight.

While this was occurring, Oregon City police officer Tanner Crivellone was at Oregon City Preschool responding to a burglary call. Someone stole the school’s safe overnight. The Oregon City officer could hear the other call over his radio, and thought the safe on the bike bath sounded very similar to the stolen safe from the preschool.

Deputies confirmed it was the same safe when they found checks from Oregon City Preschool inside. Darryl Tasco, 55, from Delaware, was arrested on burglary charges and a fugitive warrant.

CCSO - View on Justice Court from I-205 bike path.