Sheriff's Office recovers stolen car, arrests driver and passenger; second passenger still sought

News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted: Dec. 28, 2012, 2:20 p.m.

Media and Interested Parties


Please reference Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Case #12-38419

At about 10:50 a.m. on Dec. 28, 2012, near Hwy. 212 and Hwy. 26, a Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputy attempted to stop a white 1999 Volkswagen Passat after seeing that the driver wasn't wearing a seatbelt.

The driver immediately sped off and attempted to elude the deputy. The driver of the suspect car pulled into a driveway near SE Waybill Road and SE Orient Drive a short while later.

The driver and both passengers attempted to elude the deputy on foot -- running through the yard and into the surrounding area.

The deputy learned the car was stolen out of SE Portland on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012.

Responding deputies from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office (CCSO), officers from the Sandy Police Department, and deputies from Multnomah County -- aided by a CCSO K9 deputy -- searched the area and located the driver and one of the passengers.

The driver was identified as Trevor A. Freauff, age 22, of Clackamas. He was located by the K9 and was bit after refusing to comply with commands. He is being treated for dog-bite wounds at a local hospital and will be transported to the Clackamas County Jail when released. Charges will include: Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle, Reckless Driving, and Reckless Endangering. There is a potential for other charges as the investigation continues.

The passenger was identified as Joshua N. Biggs, age 25 of Portland. He was arrested and will be charged with UUMV -- with potential further charges as the investigation continues.

Deputies are still looking for the second passenger and he has been tentatively identified as Christopher Allen Freauff, age 27, of Clackamas. He is an adult white male, 5' 11", thin build, brown hair, wearing all dark clothing.

Booking photographs of both suspects in custody will be available here, on our inmate roster, after they are processed.


The Sheriff's Office is seeking tips and information regarding this crime.

Anyone with information concerning this crime is encouraged to contact the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office's confidential Tip Line -- by telephone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online e-mail form. Please reference Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Case #12-38419.

The public can also submit crime-tip text messages to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office from a cell phone. All users have to do is send a text message to CRIMES (274637 on your phone keypad) -- with the keyword CCSO as the first word in the message body.

Important reminder: Please do not send emergency messages using the text-messaging system -- in case of an emergency, call 911.

Please reference Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Case #12-38419


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Contact Info:
Adam Phillips, Sergeant
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office


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