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Intoxicated I-5 hitchhiker arrested
Tony Lee Wood was wanted on nine warrants from seven different jurisdictions
Reports of an intoxicated man hitchhiking and stumbling into traffic Monday afternoon on Interstate 5 near the Carmen Drive exit led to the arrest of a person wanted on nine warrants out of seven different jurisdictions.
Oregon State Police started receiving calls around 5:35 p.m. about a man who was stumbling and acting strangely while hitchhiking on Interstate 5. An OSP trooper found Tony Lee Wood, 38, about 20 minutes later at the off-ramp to Highway 217.
OSP Lt. Gregg Hastings said Wood, who is from Portland, was wanted on nine outstanding warrants from seven different jurisdictions Deschutes County, Klamath County, Multnomah County, Linn County, Troutdale, West Linn and Gladstone. Six of the warrants were for failure to appear on various misdemeanor charges; the others were for criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and furnishing false information to a police officer.
Wood was being held Tuesday in the Clackamas County Jail.Add a comment