The Everett Police Department is confirming that the Jeep belonging to Leslie Pedersen has been found…
Linn County Oregon: Investigators involved in the search for the black 2010 Jeep Patriot missing out of Everett, Washington that is associated with a homicide investigation confirmed the vehicle was found abandoned in a remote location in Linn County, Oregon.
The vehicle was found early Friday afternoon, October 7, 2011. No other information regarding the vehicle, its location and condition, and other details is expected to be released today.
Everett, Washington Police Department and Oregon law enforcement agencies involved in their investigation and the Cody Myers murder investigation thanks everyone who has been providing information to help during the last several days.
David Jones Pedersen is still missing and considered endangered
Victim’s husband still missing, Couple called persons of interest in Oregon teen’s murder. The Appeal-Democrat newspaper in Marysville, CA is reporting that three firearms were found in the car containing 31-year-old David Joseph Pedersen and 24-year-old Holly Ann Grigsby. The two were apprehended by a California State Trooper yesterday afternoon. Meanwhile in Oregon, the Statesman-Journal in Springfield has the story of how the two are connected to the disappearance of a teen whose body was discovered yesterday, “We can say without a doubt that a vicious, vile reign of terror on the West Coast of the United States has come to an end,” Yamhill County Sheriff’s Capt. Ken Summers said during a press conference Wednesday evening. “The predators are off the streets.” Everett Police Detectives have been in Oregon and are expected to be on the way to California to interview the couple. There is still no indication of what’s happened to David Jones Pederson, the husband of murder victim Leslie Pedersen and father of suspect David Joseph Pedersen. He was reportedly last seen at his home in the Mobile Country Club Park on the weekend of September 24th-25th. Police are still searching for his black Jeep.
A multi-state task force has been formed as law enforcement steps up the search for 31-year-old David Joseph Pedersen and 24-year-old Holly Ann Grigsby. Yesterday they were named as suspects in the killing of Leslie Pedersen at her Everett mobile home last week. Pedersen’s husband, David Jones Pedersen is also missing and considered an endangered person. The couple’s Black Jeep Patriot with Washington license ABZ7996 has not been located.
Holly Grigsby was seen at a Oregon convenience store on Sunday driving a white 1999 Plymouth Breeze, Oregon License 025CCH. The car belongs to Cody Myers, a 19-year-old teenager who has been reported missing. Myers lives in Lafayette, Oregon and has not been seen since Saturday when he left home to go to a concert. Police say they believe David Joseph Pedersen was waiting in the car while Grigsby was in the store.
David Jones Pedersen is considered missing and endangered
The Everett Police Department today named two suspects in the murder of Leslie May Pedersen last week at the Mobile Country Club. Here’s their latest release directly from Everett Police Sgt. Robert Goetz…
EVERETT, WA: Everett Police now have probable cause for the arrest of David Joseph Pedersen and Holly Ann Grigsby for Murder 1st degree in the September 29th stabbing death of Leslie Pedersen.
Suspect Pedersen is a 31 year old white male, 5’10” tall, 165 pounds, with hazel eyes and red hair. Pedersen has extensive tattooing on the upper torso, arms and neck. He also has a tattoo on his left cheek. Those tattoos are displayed in the attached photographs.
Suspect Grigsby is a 24 year old white female, 5’07” tall, 160 pounds (although she looks thinner in recent photos), light brown hair and hazel eyes.
These suspects were last seen in the Salem Oregon where they were observed on surveillance video at a store in the area.
Both are to be considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS and should not be approached if seen. Call 911 if you see either one of these suspects.
We also have an attempt to locate for David Jones Pedersen who is considered a missing and endangered person. David has been missing since the murder and has not been heard from or scene since Monday September 26th. He is suspect Pedersen’s father.
We have been asked about the possible connection between a missing teen in Oregon and our murder case in Everett. We have been working with law enforcement in Oregon and have found potential evidence that our suspects may have ties to their missing person’s case. We have detectives heading back to Oregon to continue to follow up any leads.
Detectives are asking the public to keep an eye out for a 2010 Black Jeep Patriot Washington license ABZ7996. The front license plate has been replaced with a U.S. Marine Corp plate. That vehicle is missing from the residence. If anyone sees that vehicle they are asked to call 911.
Everett Police have confirmed that a resident of the Mobile Country Club in South Everett yesterday was murdered. Police were called to the park yesterday after a relative coming to visit a homeowner found the woman dead in her trailer. Major Crime detectives spent the day and night gathering evidence. Everett Police Sgt. Robert Goetz tells My Everett News that the victim was 69 years old. Police are releasing few details and say there is no obvious motive or suspect. They are asking anyone who thinks they may have information to call them at (425) 257-8450. The Snohomish County medical examiner has not yet released the victim’s identity.
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