Grants Pass robbery suspect turns himself in after search near Gold Hill, Jackson County Sheriff’s say

GOLD HILL, Ore — Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said a bank robbery suspect out of Grants Pass, is now in the Josephine county jail after a search that extended into Jackson county.

The suspect, 41-year-old Donald Lawrence Denny Jr., was initially spotted on I-5 near Gold Hill around 6:15 Saturday morning.  Jackson County Sheriff’s spent the morning searching for the suspect with a K-9 and drone unit.

Denney Jr., is a resident out of Lakeside California. Deputies say he called in from the Dardanelles Store to turn himself in after hiding out for a few hours. Denney Jr, was then taken into custody, facing unknown charges.

Jackson County Sheriff’s did not exactly identify which bank the suspect allegedly robbed.


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