UPDATE - VEHICLE LOCATED: Washington Murder Suspect David Kalac Possibly in Portland Area (Photo)

UPDATE - VEHICLE LOCATED: Washington Murder Suspect David Kalac Possibly in Portland Area (Photo)

November 05, 2014 18:50


This afternoon, the vehicle associated to wanted murder suspect David Kalac was located in the City of Portland. For investigative reasons, the location where the vehicle was found is not being shared at this time.

It is not known if Kalac has remained in Portland.

Anyone seeing Kalac is asked to immediately call 9-1-1.



On Wednesday November 5, 2014, Central Precinct officers received information from the Kitsap County (WA) Sheriff's Office regarding a suspect in a homicide from November 4.

At approximately 1:15 a.m., Central Precinct officers spotted the suspect vehicle, a gold 2001 Ford Focus 4-door at Southeast 9th Avenue and Powell Boulevard.

Officers initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle but the driver sped away and led police on a high-speed pursuit across the Ross Island Bridge and southbound on Southwest Barbur Boulevard. At approximately Southwest 30th Avenue, the pursuit was terminated as the driver of the suspect vehicle was swerving into oncoming traffic. The vehicle was last seen speeding southbound on Barbur Boulevard passing Taylors Ferry Road.

Based on the available information, officers believe the homicide suspect was driving the vehicle.

The homicide suspect is 33-year-old David Kalac. Kalac is a white male, 6'2" tall, 220 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Kalac has an active warrant for Murder in the Second Degree out of Kitsap County.

The suspect vehicle is a gold 2001 Ford Focus 4-door, with Washington plates 495-YLY.

Kalac is believed to be armed and dangerous.

Anyone seeing the vehicle or Kalac is asked not to approach but to immediately call 9-1-1.



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