Dec. 6 retail-theft operation leads to 5 arrests, 2 juvenile custodies at Clackamas Home Depot


CCSO News Release

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office led a multi-agency operation targeting retail theft at Home Depot. 

The shoplifting detail included CCSO Patrol deputies, detectives and Reserve deputies working alongside Tigard PD detectives and Home Depot loss-prevention personnel. It led to seven custodies (five adults and two juveniles) on multiple charges, as well as the recovery of over $1,000 in stolen merchandise. 

During the operation, law enforcement contacted retail thieves ranging in age from 16 to 54 as they exited the Home Depot at 9300 SE 82nd Ave. Recovered stolen items included a drone, faucet, multiple spray-paint cans, and other items. 

Adult suspects were booked at Clackamas County Jail on charges including Theft II, Theft III, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Resisting Arrest, and outstanding warrants in Clackamas and Marion Counties.

Arrests included: 

CCSO Case # 22-027426
Jeffrey Keith Severson
, age 54
Charges: Theft III, Resisting Arrest, Escape III
CCSO Case # 22-027431 
Kristen Kay Ragan
, age 47
Charges: Theft III, Failure to Appear warrants (Theft II, Theft III, Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle)
CCSO Case # 22-027410
Alan Clive Hill,
age 27 
Charges: Theft II,  Carrying a Concealed Weapon
CCSO Case # 22-027410
Bennett James Kelly
, age 20
Charge: Theft II
CCSO Case # 22-027402
Quincy Anthony Buggs
, age 33
Charges: Theft II, Failure to Appear warrant (Theft III)

One of the juveniles was transported to the Clackamas County Juvenile Reception Center (JRC); the other was released to their parents.

The Dec. 6 operation follows an Oct. 27 shoplifting detail at DICK'S Sporting Goods, Macy's, Kohl's and Spirit Halloween.


Deputy John Wildhaber
Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office
Public Information Unit