Update: UOPD arrests suspect in patrol car theft

UOPD has apprehended the man suspected of stealing a UOPD patrol car on Wednesday, June 28.

According to Chief of Police Matthew Carmichael, the suspect is 30 year old Ryan Paul McGill of Medford, Oregon. He was detained at a Greyhound bus station by officer Hubbard. They were able to identify him from a video they had viewed of the suspect earlier.

McGill is being held on two felony charges and one misdemeanor. One Class C felony for unauthorized use of a vehicle, one Class A unauthorized entry into a vehicle, and one first degree Class C charge of criminal mischief.

He is being held at the Lane County jail.

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Erin Carey is a Senior Reporter, majoring in Journalism and minoring in Comparative Literature. She loves coffee, hockey and telling visitors at the Oregon Zoo random facts about the animals.