Eugene, Ore. – ANDREW CAPPS has been arrested and booked into the Lane County Jail today at approx. 8:30:14 AM
Capps had a bench warrant for not appearing in court over his retrial on manslaughter 1, and hit and run vehicle- injury. These charges stem from a fatal 2017 crash where he was said to be the driver, and fled the scene.
Original portion of the EPD press release:
December 30, 2017, at 02:26 a.m., Eugene Police and Eugene/Springfield Fire responded to a single-vehicle crash on Bailey Hill Road at Four Oaks Grange Road. Eugene officers arrived on scene to find an occupant of the vehicle non responsive and not breathing. They started life saving measures until medics and Fire arrived to take over life saving measures. These attempts were not successful and the victim succumbed to the injuries sustained in the crash. The victim has been identified as Mack Wallace Carothers, age 24, of Eugene.
Multiple Eugene officers and a police K9 responded to the area in attempt to locate another person whom witness advised fled from the scene. The identity of the subject who fled is unconfirmed at this time. Eugene Police Major Crash Investigation Team responded to the scene and continues to investigate the cause of the crash.
(Information from the Lane County Jail, court records, and EPD)