The Oregon State Police is seeking Public Assistance with information regarding the location of William Thomas Gillespie in Josephine County.
The Oregon State Police, U.S. Marshals Service, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are seeking the public’s assistance with locating William Thomas Gillespie, 38 of Cave Junction, Oregon. Gillespie is wanted on a felony Federal warrant. Additionally, Gillespie is wanted by OSP for questioning regarding the May 2022 homicide of Daniel Guess in Cave Junction and a January 2023 investigation involving felony assault, robbery, kidnapping, and strangulation that also occurred in Cave Junction.
Mr. Gillespie is described as 6-foot-2 and approximately 200 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. His tattoos include the word “infidel” above his right eyebrow, a fishhook below his left eye, a demon head or Japanese Oni-style tattoo on his throat, with its horns extending to both sides of his neck. Visible piercings include pierced ears and a dermal stud piercing below his right eye. Mr. Gillespie may have changed his appearance in order to elude law enforcement.
Mr. Gillespie is considered armed and very dangerous and should not be contacted by the public. A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of William Thomas Gillespie. Anyone with information on Mr. Gillespie’s location should call the Oregon State Police at OSP from your mobile phone or 800-442-2068.