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Roger Lee Owens Jr. biography: 10 things about Seattle man who stole Lexi Harris’s car

Roger Lee Owens Jr. (©Washington Police Department)
Roger Lee Owens Jr. (©Washington Police Department)

Roger Lee Owens Jr. is an African-American man from Washington, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Seattle, Washington. (a)
  2. Aside from Seattle, he has lived in other parts of Washington including Renton, Edmonds and Tukwila. (a) (b)
  3. He previously lived in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (a)
  4. In July 2010, he met a homeless girl, then 14, and offered her to let her stay at a motel room in Tukwila he had rented. He allegedly forced her to work as a prostitute so he could buy cocaine and pay rent on the motel room. (b) (c)
  5. The teenage girl he took in in July 2010 accused him of raping her while she was in a drug-induced daze. On September 21, 2010, a nurse at an area hospital contacted the Tukwila Police Department to report that the teenage girl had come in with injuries sustained during a rape. (b)
  6. On September 25, 2010, the Tukwila Police Department contacted him but did not arrest him. (b)
  7. On December 15, 2010, he was arrested and charged with promoting the commercial sexual abuse of a minor. (b)
  8. On June 13, 2021, he allegedly stole the car of Seattle Police Department officer Alexandra “Lexi” Brenneman Harris, who was fatally struck by another car while she was helping people involved in a three-car collision near South Forest Street in Seattle. (c)
  9. On June 17, 2021, he was arrested  for investigation of felony hit-and-run, theft of a motor vehicle, possession of stolen property, possession of a stolen firearm and identity theft. (c)
  10. He was 49 years old when he was arrested on June 17, 2021. (c)



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