KELSO, Wash.A sex offender on the run and wanted by the Astoria Police Department has been captured in Kelso, Wash.
Silas Eastman, 36, was arrested Wednesday by the Kelso Police Department, after leading officers on a chase that ended when the Eastman crashed a car, tried to force his way into a home and resisted officers who used a Taser several times to take him into custody, according to KLOG radio station.
He was booked into jail under the name of a Kelso man, but police determined it was Eastman who had been wanted since November on a fugitive warrant.
Astoria Police detectives were traveling to Kelso to interview the captured man.
Eastman, who sometimes uses the alias Silas Savage, was wanted by Astoria Police following an incident on Labor Day Weekend in Astoria, when he allegedly gave a 16-year-old girl alcohol before sexually abusing her.
The girl immediately reported the abuse to other adults in the home when the attack occurred.
Eastman had been living in a trailer in Tillamook County prior to Labor Day, but has been on the run since. He was indicted by the Clatsop County Grand Jury in the incident on charges of first-degree unlawful sexual penetration, first-degree sex abuse, first-degree attempted rape and second-degree sex abuse, but had not been taken into custody.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.