Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution - Attempted Aggravated Murder (4 counts), Attempted Murder (10 counts), Assault in the First Degree, Assaulting a Public Safety Officer, Unlawful Use of a Weapon (12 counts), Recklessly Endangering Another (10 counts), Menacing (10 counts), Attempted Assault in the First Degree (9 counts), Assault in the Second Degree (3 counts), Attempted Assault on a Public Safety Officer (3 counts), Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer (3 counts), Reckless Driving, Assault in the Third Degree

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David Anthony Durham

A routine traffic stop turns violent. The FBI needs your help tracking down David Anthony Durham, who we believe fired multiple shots at the police officer who pulled him over in Oregon.

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May 13, 2019

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Date(s) of Birth Used March 11, 1967
Place of Birth Oregon
Hair Blondish Brown - Long
Eyes Blue
Height 6'3"
Weight 160 to 185 pounds
Sex Male
Race White
Nationality American
Scars and Marks None known
NCIC W602055000


The FBI is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the location and arrest of David Anthony Durham.


Durham is known to possess survival skills. He was wearing full green camouflage at the time of his disappearance, as well as tan or dark boots, and a dark-colored beret. In the past, he has expressed a desire to travel or is believed to have traveled to California, the Caribbean, and Thailand.


David Anthony Durham is wanted for his alleged involvement in the shooting of a police officer in Lincoln City, Oregon. At approximately 11:00 p.m. on January 23, 2011, the police officer pulled over an SUV for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, the driver of the vehicle, later identified as Durham, shot the officer multiple times and critically wounded him. Durham then fled the area in the vehicle. A police chase ensued and Durham exchanged gunfire with officers before abandoning his vehicle in Waldport, Oregon.


A local arrest warrant was issued for Durham in the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for the County of Lincoln on January 27, 2011, and he was charged with the various violations listed above. A federal arrest warrant was issued in the United States District Court in Portland, Oregon, on January 29, 2011, and Durham was charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.



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