BORING, Ore. – The man suspected of killing a Clackamas County employee Thursday is also wanted for weapons charges and questioning about a child rape case in Washington, police said Monday.
Officials were offering a $7,500 reward for information leading to his arrest.
Dirck White, 41, of Edgewood, Wash. is suspected of shooting and killing Grady Wazenfelter, a county weighmaster, Thursday afternoon on Highway 224 near Southeast Amisigger Road.
Wazenfelter pulled over White, who was driving a commercial truck hauling wood, for not having a license plate on the trailer.
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White was still on the loose Monday afternoon.
Officials said White was also wanted in Pierce County, Wash. on a weapons charge and for questioning about a sex crime regarding the rape of a child.
White’s previous employer, O’Malley Brothers Trucking in Estacada, was cooperating with the search effort. They offered $2,500 in reward money in hopes of catching White, said Sgt. Robert Wurpes of the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office.
On Monday, the U.S. Marshals joined the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office in the search for White. He was driving a 2004 Mercedes 320 with the Washington license plate ANB7070.
White is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who sees him is asked to call 911.