The Oregon State Police and other law enforcement agencies are actively searching for a murder suspect Wednesday in a remote wooded area of southeast Josephine County just north of the Oregon/California border. OSP is urging the public to not contact the wanted person if they see him and to call OSP or 9-1-1.
44-year old Daniel Joseph Martinson has a felony warrant issued for his arrest for murder in a November 2013 homicide in Cave Junction. The current search area is near Page Mountain Sno-Park in the southeast corner of Josephine County. There are some homes in this remote area. Martinson was spotted several times last night and this morning and has eluded officers on a motorcycle on several remote paved and dirt roads. The motorcycle is described as black in color with a red tank.
MARTINSON was last seen this morning wearing full camouflage clothing and has shaved his head. He is described as a white male, 5'6", and 155 pounds. MARTINSON is missing a front tooth and has a tattoo on his back of a pit bull dog with the word "Outlaw" underneath.
Anyone with information regarding his location is asked to call OSP Southern Command Center dispatch at (541) 664-4600 or 9-1-1.