Driver named and photos released in Puyallup cyclist death

Technically, I shouldn't use the term 'driver' in the title of this post, since the person pictured below is merely the owner of the vehicle, matched witnesses descriptions, and is now apparently on the run from police. He has not yet been convicted of a crime, although an arrest warrant was supposed to be issued today.

Feast your eyes.

According to KING5, these two are now on the run from police. Apparently the male (driver) is also a convicted felon and should be unable to leave the country. Well, that makes me feel better.

An arrest warrant will be issued Friday for a man police said caused the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist in Puyallup.

Police said as 51-year-old John "Chip" McRae III was cycling down East Maine Street Monday when he was struck and killed by a silver Cadillac STS.

Police said 23-year-old Blair Jenson owns the Cadillac that killed McRae and have identified him as a "person of interest." Jensen may be with his girlfriend 20-year-old Christina Ripple. Jensen and Ripple may be driving in her vehicle, a white 2008 Toyota Scion TC Coupe with the Washington license plate 523XEM, Puyallup police said.

Puyallup police said they found the vehicle involved in the cyclist's death on Tuesday. Officers said the vehicle was damaged as was expected after such an incident.

“Anyone harboring or protecting him is, in our minds, rendering criminal assistance so they need to give us his location,” said Lt. Dave McDonald of the Puyallup Police Department.

Authorities said Jensen is a convicted felon and cannot legally leave the country.

Puyallup police have sent the attempt to locate bulletin to police agencies across the state including the border patrol and the Sea-Tac airport police.

KING 5 also put up a series of images related to the crash. Here's the car.

I think it's fairly clear that the driver wasn't exactly obeying the speed limit at the time of the crash.

If you really want, follow the link to the KING 5 article and view the rest of the photos. Not exactly the most upbeat viewing material for a Friday.

I'll close with some appropriately enraged commentary. I can do that, right?

This guy has now proven that not only is he a complete and utter toolbag who is so hopelessly lame that he has to race people on Main street in a car that is usually driven by men in the acute stages of a midlife crisis, he's incredibly, painfully, awe-inspiringly stupid as well. The pathetic attempt to hide the crime after leaving the scene was just the beginning. Now, he's running from police. Well, if we didn't have an admission of guilt before, this should pretty much do it.

Thanks, Mr. Jenson. You've just bolstered the state's case. Traffic laws are incredibly lenient, although this state is better than most. Still, the more crimes you commit, the less likely it is that a judge is going to be nice to you when it comes to sentencing.


I'm going to go for a long, long ride (and yes, some of it will be on roads) and clear my head. Then, tomorrow, I'm going to write something about cars, fast cars, my love for said fast cars, responsibility, and physics - all things I've been thinking about a great deal the past few days.


Anonymous said...

dont forget he is stupid 4 dating her! christina is my cousin and she is a ho-bag, gold-digging, prissy, bag-whore....
no joke
i say start the manhunt for her, she was the getaway and needs to be locked up for gross neglegeance!

tht & i fuckin hate tht heartless bitch! she slapped my lil sister once because she left ONE candy wrapper on christina's bedroom floor!
tht fuckin cunt deserves every inch of punishment she will get outta this!

Laura Frazer said...


wanted suspect....she doesnt look much like tht picture anymore.

her current do is short hair tht is fryed with highlights. she has tanned herself ALOT! she could almost pass 4 an african american except she doesnt have the features....

and i know, she is my heartless bitch of a cousin....tht dumbfuck cunt

so keep your eyes out!!!

Anonymous said...

Blair is my ex along with about a million other girls out there. He is a no good lieing scum bag so it sounds like they deserve one another. He even attempted to try and get me back when he was with her. He doesn't deserve anything but a jail cell for the rest of his life all alone and it sounds like she deserves the same.