Oregon man driving stolen car collides with woman driving another stolen car

by Bryan Brammer · Jul 9th, 2020 12:53 pm

Newberg-Dundee Police Department

Last Updated Jul 11th, 2020 at 6:13 am

A police chase in Oregon came to an abrupt halt when a male driver fleeing local authorities in a stolen car crashed into a woman who was also driving a stolen vehicle.

Newberg-Dundee police pursued Randy Lee Cooper, 27, in a stolen Toyota Land Cruiser for several blocks before he collided with a Buick Regal while he was attempting to elude law enforcement.

Cooper was arrested and charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, attempting to elude police, assault, and reckless driving.

After taking Cooper into custody, the police discovered that the second vehicle had also been reported stolen three weeks prior.

The driver, Kristin Nicole Begue, 25, was also arrested and charged with driving under the influence and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.


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