Raymond, WA – On January 30th a deputy with the Pacific County Drug Task Force observed a male subject identified as Justin F. Bailey (age 38), of Cosmopolis, driving a vehicle in the Raymond area. The deputy had prior knowledge that Bailey was a wanted person and had an outstanding Department of Corrections Felony warrant for his arrest. The deputy also had knowledge that Bailey’s privilege to drive was suspended in the State of Washington. The deputy relayed
the information to other deputies and officers in the area.
A Pacific County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop the vehicle that Bailey was driving just north of the city limits of Raymond on state route 101. The vehicle Bailey was driving fled from the deputy and other officers at high speeds. The pursuit traveled several miles and entered Grays Harbor County. Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s deputies joined in the pursuit as the suspect vehicle continued to flee. The suspect vehicle fled onto a logging road just off of North River Road.
The suspect vehicle was halted and the driver, Justin Bailey, was taken into custody without further incident. Agencies involved with the pursuit were the Pacific County Sheriff’s Office, the Raymond Police Department, the Grays Harbor
County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Natural Resources Police.
Justin Bailey was transported to the Pacific County Jail and booked on charges of Felong Attempting to Elude Police Vehicles, Driving While License Suspended and for the Felony Department of Corrections Warrant.