Woman Arrested for Eluding, Menacing Deputy

Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office - 01/07/19

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – A 19-year-old woman is lodged in jail on several charges Monday morning after leading a Jackson County Sheriff’s Office deputy on a pursuit to her home, and then brandishing an SKS-style rifle.  After a short standoff, the woman was taken into custody.  The weapon turned out to be a pellet gun.

On Monday, January 7, 2019, at 3:35 a.m., a deputy attempted to stop a 2000 Cadillac Escalade for traffic violations on Highway 238 near Humbug Creek Road.  The vehicle accelerated and continued to a residence in the 100-block of Humbug Creek Road. 

The female driver, later identified as Shayna Joy Stanford, 19, parked the vehicle in the driveway and ran into the residence.  She reappeared at the doorway moments later pointing a rifle outside. 
Stanford refused to come out of the home.  Deputies negotiated with Stanford for approximately 15 minutes and, with the assistance of her parents, convinced her to step outside.  Stanford physically resisted arrest as deputies took her into custody.  Nobody was injured.

Stanford was lodged in the Jackson County jail on the following charges:  driving under the influence of intoxicants (alcohol); reckless driving; attempting to elude police in a vehicle; attempting to elude police on foot; menacing; resisting arrest.  Bail at lodging was $32,500.

Case 19-00422