Wanted man caught following 9 years on the run

Braide Shipman in booking photo from Thursday, August 10th, 2017.

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A man who police say was on the run for 9 years is now in custody. He was arrested near the 11-hundred block of Fruitdale Drive in Grants Pass on Thursday.

Grants Pass police officers arrested Braide Shipman and caught him following a lengthy pursuit that police say involved a motorcycle getaway, foot chase and even an attempt to float down an irrigation canal. Police say Shipman was a fugitive and was involved in an incident two years ago where he rammed a police vehicle and injured one of the officers as he took off.

Shipman is facings numerous charges including assault of a police officer.



Braide Shipman from photo released in 2015.


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