Please reference CCSO Case # 22-006677
A suspect is in custody on robbery, menacing and theft charges after allegedly stealing items from an auto-parts store and threatening an employee with a handgun.
At 5:43 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at the AutoZone located at 10722 SE 82nd Ave. in unincorporated Clackamas County.
The suspect -- later identified as Demarcus Donte Roundtree, 34, of Portland – reportedly walked out of AutoZone with multiple stolen items. An employee followed Roundtree into the parking lot and asked if he intended to pay for the items. Roundtree reportedly yelled at the employee and produced a handgun. Roundtree then fled the scene in a silver Cadillac sedan.
Responding Sheriff's Office Patrol deputies located Roundtree in the suspect vehicle on SE King Road, in a parking lot near the AutoZone. Roundtree spotted deputies and fled; deputies pursued. The pursuit ended on a dead-end street after Roundtree drove the Cadillac up a small grassy hill near Southeast Mullan and Southeast 54th Street and got stuck; deputies then took Roundtree into custody.
Roundtree was transported to a local hospital for evaluation, cleared by medical personnel, then booked into Clackamas County Jail on the following charges:
- ORS.164.415 -- Robbery I
- ORS.163.190-1 -- Menacing
- ORS.164.045-1 -- Theft II
- ORS.811.540-2 -- Attempt to Elude a Police Officer
Bail was set at $265,000. Complete booking info is here: https://web3.clackamas.us/roster/#inmates
ADDITIONAL TIPS SOUGHT
Anyone with additional information on this case or Demarcus Roundtree is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at https://www.clackamas.us/sheriff/tip . Please reference CCSO Case # 22-006677.
Deputy John Wildhaber
Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office
Public Information Unit