Grants Pass Assault Subject Caught

1977229_10152675534868312_675640332_nGRANTS PASS, Ore.– Officers from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety received a 911 call shortly before two o’clock  Friday afternoon from a teenage male reporting that an unknown adult male had forced himself into the teenagers residence and assaulted his mother.

Police arrived on scene shortly afterwards looking for the subject and conducted interviews of nearby residences. Officers had probable cause that the person responsible for assault was Sean Strunk, when police tried to contact Strunk, he barricaded himself in his home.

The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety SWAT Team and Critical Incident Negotiations Team were activated. After negotiations with Strunk failed the SWAT team entered Strunk’s residence. Officials subdued Strunk with a Taser.

No injuries were reported and Strunk was transported to Three Rivers Medical Center for a medical evaluation before being transported to the Josephine County Jail.


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  1. suzanne says:

    Great work!

  2. Annie says:

    I was just looking at the top 10 most wanted. To me he sort of bears a resemblance to that Jason Brown. Hard to tell from just pix.
    Good job anyway.

    1. shell says:

      Sean is not on the top 10 wanted list. He has suffered mental illness since he was a sophmore in the honors program at the university of oregon. It is a heartbreaking thing to watch a person you love fall victim to such a devastating illness. Our family has fought for him on a daily basis for 20 years. Most specifically my parents. Their love and devotion to him and his illness can be compared by none. I do not in any way make excuses for his behavior. I do however blame the system. I also have the uptmost compassion for those living on the streets without family, or family that cannot find them, that suffer from this disease.

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