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Police continue search for SH man after chase


April 18, 2018

Ryan Rikala

Sweet Home police continue to seek a 31-year-old Sweet Home man in connection to a high-speed early morning pursuit and crash involving a patrol car on April 3 and for outstanding warrants.

Officer Gerrit Southard initiated a traffic stop on a Ford Ranger at 1:38 a.m. on Elm Street near 14th Avenue, said Sgt. Jason Van Eck.

The driver, Ryan Rikala of Sweet Home, identified himself by name and date of birth, Van Eck said. The vehicle was registered to Rikala's parents.

After stopping, Rikala asked the officer if he could pull off at the park, Van Eck said, but Southard asked him to shut o...

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