Traffic stop ends with arrest of passenger who attempted to flee police

By on Thursday, May 19th, 2022 in More Top Stories Northeastern Oregon News

BAKER CITY – A traffic stop ended in arrest this week in Baker City.  According to information from the Baker City Police Department, the incident started when a traffic stop was initiated near Elm and Indiana Ave.  After the vehicle stopped the passenger, 22-year-old Phillip Edward Hollard, fled on foot.  It is unknown why he fled as he did not have any outstanding warrants.  Hollard fled back to a home where he grabbed a Moped and took off again.  During his attempt to elude the officer, Hollard crashed the Moped.  

He was arrested and lodged on charges of Attempt to Elude and Reckless Driving