Grants Pass Dept. of Public Safety
On December 16, 2020, at approximately 11:03 am, the Grants Pass Police received a 911 call from employees at Motel 6, located at 1800 NE 7th Street in Grants Pass, Oregon. They reported a man with a firearm at the location who was yelling at people. Officer were on the scene quickly and contacted the male outside a motel room. He was identified as 26-year old Mr. Tyler J. Crist. He was taken into custody without incident. Officers learned that Mr. Crist was staying at Motel 6.
Detectives from the Grants Pass Police responded to lead the investigation. Mr. Crist has been lodged in the Josephine County Jail on the charges of Menacing and Disorderly Conduct. The investigation is on-going. Anyone with information is asked to call the Grants Pass Police at 541-450-6260.