Saturday, July 29, 2017

Salem OR. security officer arrested for murder

Salem OR July 29 2017
One week after shots first rang out in Salem parking lot, police have arrested a private security guard Friday afternoon on suspicion murder.
Gregory Capwell, 33, of Salem, is accused of shooting and killing Jose Francisco Moreno, 25, in the parking lot of the Best Western Plus Mill Creek on July 22.
Officers were dispatched to the lot off of Ryan Drive SE around 3:26 a.m. after receiving reports of a shooting involving a private security guard and another subject, according to Salem Police.
They found Moreno, shot and bleeding, in the parking lot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Capwell, a private security guard employed by Homefront Security, was at the scene when officers responded.
Salem police officials said they arrested Capwell after an extensive investigation that included multiple interviews, review of video surveillance and consultation with the Marion County District Attorney's Office.
Capwell was previously arrested on fourth-degree assault, reckless driving and reckless endangerment charges in 2011.
He was convicted of reckless driving, sentenced to two years probation and ordered to attend anger management classes.
He was also convicted of reckless driving in 2004 and of reckless driving, speeding and speed racing on a highway in 2009.
On Friday, Capwell was taken to Marion County jail and held without bail. He is scheduled to appear in court at 3 p.m. on July 31.

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