Douglas Scyphers Captured in Arizona
Wanted suspect, Douglas Scyphers was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Office and the Arizona WANTED (Wanted Apprehension Network Targeted Enforcement Detail) Task Force on August 17, 2016 at approximately 11:00 a.m., in the Phoenix, Arizona area.
Scyphers was wanted for charges of Rape of a Child 1st, 2nd and 3rd Degree, Possession of Sexually Explicit Depictions of a Minor, and Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.
In July of 2015, he failed to meet the requirements of his pre-trial conditions of release prompting Spokane County Sheriffâ€™s Office Sexual Assault Detectives and Prosecutors to seek a warrant for his arrest.
Shortly after the warrant was issued Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest offered a reward for information leading to his arrest.
Scyphers was arrested without incident and booked into the Maricopa County Jail.
Original Press Release August 2015:
Crime Stoppers Cash Reward of Up to $1,000 Offered For Information Leading to the Arrest of Douglas Scyphers
Douglas D. Scyphers is a 46-year-old W/M wanted for charges of Rape of a Child 1st, 2nd and 3rd Degree, Possession of Sexually Explicit Depictions of a Minor, and Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.Â He has failed to meet the requirements of his pre-trial conditions of release and is facing a potential new charge of Bail Jumping.
Scyphers was last seen driving a family memberâ€™s 1993 White Jeep Cherokee with Washington license plates AOB6460.Â He is described as 5â€™10â€, approximately 160 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.
Spokane County Sheriffâ€™s Detectives continue to investigate this incident and are concerned there may be additional victims.Â If you have any information regarding Scyphers or his whereabouts please call Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest.
Crime Stoppers fugitives are wanted criminal suspects who are avoiding capture by police.Â This makes them potentially dangerous, and they should only be contacted by law enforcement professionals.
Persons with information regarding this fugitive whereabouts should call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS, or should forward the tip via the Internet website http://www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org.
Tipsters do not have to give their name to collect the cash fugitive reward.
Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is a civilian organization that promotes public safety by paying cash rewards for information that solves crimes.Â It is not affiliated with law enforcement.
Deputy Mark Gregory
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office
Public Information Officer