1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
August 22, 2007 00:00
Oregon State Police and Marion County District Attorney's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a Woodburn man wanted on homicide charges related to a June 16, 2007, fatal motor vehicle crash on Highway 99E near Gervais. The two-vehicle crash resulted in the death of two people, Marion County Sheriff's Deputy KELLY FREDINBURG and OSCAR OSCENCIO - AMAYA. A warrant exists for the arrest of ALFREDO De JESUS – ASCENCIO, age 20, from Woodburn. On June 16, 2007, around 11:30 p.m., De JESUS - ASCENCIO was the driver of a Ford Crown Victoria northbound on Highway 99E when it crossed into the southbound lane and collided head-on with a southbound Marion County Sheriff's patrol car driven by Deputy KELLY FREDINBURG, age 34. The Marion County Sheriff's patrol car caught fire and Deputy FREDINBURG was pronounced deceased at the scene. De JESUS – ASCENCIO was critically injured and transported to Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU). Two passengers were traveling with De JESUS – ASCENCIO. Right front passenger, OSCAR ASCENCIO – AMAYA, age 19, died from his injures the next day at Oregon Health Sciences University. A second passenger received minor injuries and was taken to Salem Hospital where he was treated and released. De JESUS - ASCENCIO is described as a Hispanic male, 5'4" tall, 140 pounds, with dark hair and brown eyes. As a result of the injuries he suffered in the crash, he is believed to be using a walker. He was last known to be in the Woodburn area on August 9th. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of ALFREDO De JESUS - ASCENCIO is asked to contact Oregon State Police Northern Command Center dispatch at 800-452-7888.
Additionally, Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you remain anonymous. Call Crime Stoppers at (503) 823-HELP (4357) or 9-1-1 if the suspects location is known.
Crime Stoppers Coordinator: Officer Catherine Kent Portland Police Bureau 503-823-0830
Sgt. Pete Simpson