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An attempted traffic stop leads to a pursuit, a neighborhood hunt, and an arrest

MCDC BOOKING PHOTO - 31-year-old Michael Wayne Welch, now in jail on multiple charges and several warrants.On Sunday October 21, just after midnight at 12:10 a.mMCDC BOOKING PHOTO - 31-year-old Michael Wayne Welch, now in jail on multiple charges and several warrants.., East Precinct officers attempted to stop the driver of a pickup truck for a traffic violation at S.E. 82nd Avenue at Powell Boulevard. The driver failed to stop for police and sped out of the area.

A few minutes later, officers located the vehicle abandoned near S.E. 84th Avenue and Bush Street. Officers established a neighborhood perimeter and began searching with a Canine Unit, assisted by the "eye in the sky" Air Support Unit.

Officers eventually located the suspect in a garage of a home in the 8300 block of S.E. Rhone Street. He was taken into custody without incident.

The suspect, 31-year-old Michael Wayne Welch, was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Attempt to Elude by Vehicle, Attempt to Elude on Foot, Interfering with a Peace Officer, Burglary in the Second Degree -- and multiple arrest warrants.

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