Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Mon, January 14 2013 at 6:37 PM, Updated: Mon, January 14 2013 at 7:12 PM
Police arrested Donald Lee Anderson of Central Point after finding body armor, a badge and articles of clothing that resemble a a US marshals outfit.
On January 10th an RVMC employee was looking through public Jackson County jail photographs online and recognized the man who months earlier entered the hospital dressed as a US Marshal claiming he needed medication for anxiety. Police say he claimed to be transporting a known fugitive when it turns out the man is not a US Marshal.
Police say Anderson is a well-known scammer who has in the past perpetrated businesses through false injury claims and even posed as state worker showing up to car accidents only to steal items from off-guard drivers.
News at Sunrise Co-Anchor Travis Koch started his career as a filmmaker. He wrote and directed documentaries about traveling and extreme sports.
Among his many life experiences, he was a dog musher in Alaska and a baker in Minnesota. Travis began his career at NBC5 News as a weekend photographer and has continued to follow his dreams in television broadcasting and multimedia.