UPDATE: Jul 12th, 2022 – David Joseph Essary has been captured, and is currently in the Lane County Jail.
Read the story of his capture here: Essary Captured
Deputies served a search warrant on Friday at a residence in the 3700blk of East 22nd Ave. in Eugene. Numerous firearms, ammunition, and ballistic vests were recovered from an area accessible to convicted felons.
At least one of the firearms was confirmed as stolen while another’s serial number had been removed. The primary suspect in the investigation, 29 year old David Joseph Essary, is also convicted felon and is not allowed to possess these items. Essary remains outstanding and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911.
Eugene, Ore. – Lane County Sheriff’s Deputies are currently serving a search warrant at a residence in the 3700blk of East 22nd Ave. in Eugene.
The warrant service is related to an ongoing criminal investigation. The crimes being investigated include: Arson, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of Body Armor, Criminal Mischief, Theft, Burglary, Possession of Burglary Tools, Trespass, and Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle.
Suspect – David Joseph Essary DOB: 10/07/1992
The suspect in this case is 29 year old David J. Essary. Essary stands approximately 5’07” and weighs approximately 200lbs. He has brown hair, brown eyes, and tattoos on his neck and arms.
Essary is believed to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911. Case #: 22-2832. Essary’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/david.essary.142
News Release from Lane Co. Sheriff’s Office
Posted on FlashAlert: June 3rd, 2022 7:55 PM