Incident:                    Missing Person Located
Location:                    2800 Gateway Street, Springfield Oregon
Case Number:           21-4213          
Date/Time:                 June 18th 2021 / 1238 hrs
More Information:   Sergeant David Lewis at 541-726-3721 
Completed By:          Sergeant Lewis

Missing Person:         Laura Johnson of Springfield

Suspect:  Oen Evan Nicholson, 30 years old


On June 18th, our agency took a report of missing person, Laura Johnson of Springfield.  Laura had left her place of employment for her lunch break.  Our department located video surveillance of her departure.  Unbeknownst to us, Laura picked up her lunch and returned to her original parking spot. There, she was contacted by Oen Nicholson, a suspect in the recent North Bend homicide cases.  Nicholson forced Laura to drive him north.  They continued all the way to Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he was arrested without incident.

Laura is safe and unharmed and on her way back to Oregon.

Formal charges for this case are pending.  Nicholson is being held in Wisconsin on fugitive warrants from Oregon.

Case is ongoing, further questions can be referred Sergeant Lewis.