PENDLETON — Pendleton police Saturday morning, Sept. 2, arrested a man following a standoff with officers and a short car chase that ended with a crash in a ravine.
Pendleton police Chief Charles Byram said offiers came across Ricky Lee Ellison, 36, at 5:30 a.m. in a vehicle parked at the Super 8 by Wyndham hotel at 601 S.E. Nye Ave. When officers approached, Ellison showed a gun and claimed he would not be taken alive and would have a shootout with police, beginning an hours-long standoff.
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