Douglas County Sheriff's Office


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

John Hanlin


Date/Time of Release:  07/24/2013 - 11:35
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Fugitive Arrested  
Date/Time of Incident:  07/23/2013 - 17:45
Incident Location:  Colliding Rivers View Point, Glide, OR  
Case Number:  n/a  
Arrested:  Finnell, Russell Scott / Age 29 / Glide, OR

On Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at about 1745 hours, Sheriff's Detectives arrested Russell Finnell, age 29, of Glide at the Colliding Rivers View Point. Detectives have been following up on tips to locate Caleb "Gator" Titus. Information was received that Finnell was at the swimming hole at the Colliding Rivers View Point. Finnell is a known associate of Titus.

Finnell was located hiding on a large rock in the middle of the river accessible by crossing the water. Finnell was taken into custody with the assistance of a Roseburg Police K9 Officer and his K9 partner, Iago, and a Sheriff's Office Marine Deputy.

Finnell was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant for Probation Violation. His original charge was Assault III.

Titus is still wanted by Detectives. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Sheriff's Office at (541) 440-4471.

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