Douglas County Sheriff's Office


 Justice Building • Roseburg, Oregon 97470 • (541) 440-4450

John Hanlin


Date/Time of Release:  06/15/2012 - 09:00
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Escape From Jail  
Date/Time of Incident:  06/15/2012 - 05:00
Incident Location:  Douglas County Jail, Roseburg, OR  
Case Number:  n/a  
Escaped:  Grimes, Thomas Ivan / 32 yoa / Springfield, OR

The Sheriff's Office is investigating an escape from the jail. Thomas Ivan Grimes was discovered missing from his cell during a check at 0600 hours this morning. Investigators are working to determine when and how exactly Grimes was able to get out of the jail.

Grimes was being held in jail on several warrants charging him with Attempt to Elude, Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, Reckless Driving, Recklessly Endangering and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle. Grimes is also being held on a warrant out of Lane County and a Lane County Parole Board hold.

Grimes is described as 5'08", 150 lbs, shaved head, hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a white sleeveless t-shirt and dark color jeans. If anyone has information as to his whereabouts or believes they have seen Grimes they should contact 911. Do not attempt to contact Grimes, he may be dangerous.

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