Car Thief Caught Napping
On March 18, 2019 at about 6:33 AM, Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a report of a vehicle parked in front of the gas pumps at the Chevron Gas station in Waldport, Oregon. The caller reported the male subject was sleeping in the vehicle and refused to leave when asked. A license plate for the subjects vehicle was provided and deputies learned the vehicle was entered as a stolen vehicle out of Florence, Oregon. Deputies arrived on scene, contacted the occupant of the vehicle and took him into custody without incident. The occupant of the vehicle was identified as Jason Levi Wright, 45, of Florence, Oregon. Wright was transported to the Lincoln County Jail where he was lodged for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, bail was at $50,000.