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 an Associate News Editor, majoring in Journalism and minoring in Comparative Literature. She loves coffee, hockey and telling visitors at the Oregon Zoo random facts about the animals.