On Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at 4:02 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducting traffic speed enforcement on Interstate 5 near Highway 217 stopped a BMW X7 going 89 mph in a 55-mph speed zone.
The driver, 37-year-old Erin Rae Shaw, was arrested after giving deputies false information about her identity. Shaw later revealed her correct name, and deputies learned she had several outstanding warrants, including a felony warrant in Washington County for weapons charges and a felony warrant from the Oregon State Parole Board for identity theft.
Shaw's passenger, 39-year-old Shawn Seig, was also arrested on an outstanding parole violation warrant.
During the investigation, deputies found methamphetamine in the vehicle as well as multiple laptops, thumb drives, and credit cards not belonging to Shaw or Seig.
Shaw was arrested and taken to the Washington County Jail for multiple charges, including failure to carry and present a license, providing false information, possession of methamphetamine, identity theft, and their parole violation warrant. Seig was also taken to the Washington County Jail for an outstanding warrant.
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