Woman found inside portable toilet gets arrested on Ore. warrants

A construction worker told police he had lifted the lid of a port-a-potty and been surprised to see suspect inside


Associated Press

EUGENE, Ore. — A woman wanted on identity theft charges has been arrested in Oregon after a construction worker lifted the lid of a portable toilet to find her hiding inside.

The Register-Guard reports that 27-year-old Treasure Dawn Shockey, who had two warrants for her arrest, ran when police in Eugene tried to talk to her Saturday.

Police say a witness told them she saw the woman run through her yard and climb a fence onto the property of the Eugene Swim and Tennis Club.

About 20 minutes later, a construction worker told police he had lifted the lid of a port-a-potty and been surprised to see her inside. Police say Shockey left the toilet and they arrested her.

Her public defender, David Saydack, didn't immediately return a message from The Associated Press seeking comment.

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