BRIEFLY.Byline: The Register-Guard
Deliberate police crash ends brief car chase
A Eugene police officer intentionally in·ten·tion·al
1. Done deliberately; intended: an intentional slight. See Synonyms at voluntary.
2. Having to do with intention. crashed his car into the vehicle being driven by a man they say was trying to elude e·lude
tr.v. e·lud·ed, e·lud·ing, e·ludes
1. To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill: The suspect continues to elude the police.
2. them by going the wrong way on Pearl Street Tuesday night.
Justin Schescke, 25, of Eugene, who was fleeing police, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, police said.
The officer was not injured in·jure
tr.v. in·jured, in·jur·ing, in·jures
1. To cause physical harm to; hurt.
2. To cause damage to; impair.
3. but was shaken
Shaken (車剣, also known as kurumaken) are a type of Shuriken up, Sgt. Eric Klinko said. Police did not release his name.
Klinko said police were trying to stop Schescke near 18th and Pearl shortly after 10 p.m. after citing him two hours earlier for DUII DUII Driving (while) Under the Influence of Intoxicants and releasing him into the custody of a girlfriend.
Police said Schescke did not pull over and a brief chase ensued. Police called off the pursuit when Schescke turned the wrong way on Pearl. He did not make it far before an officer deliberately drove into the front of Schescke's car, stopping him.
Police shut down 18th Street during their investigation.