Tyler Pederson Mugshot

Photo: Whitman County Sheriff

COLFAX - A 23-year-old Lewiston man is wanted on an arrest warrant after he failed to show up for his felony eluding trial in Whitman County Superior Court Monday morning.

Tyler Pedersen’s jury trial was set to start in Colfax on Monday, September 14. Potential jurors were dismissed from the courtroom when Pedersen failed to appear.

Pederson was arrested by Whitman County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Langerveld on May 31st following a car chase near Uniontown. Deputy Langerveld says Pedersen led him on a pursuit on U.S. Highway 195 at speeds up to 100 MPH before he pulled over near the state line.

The felony arrest warrant for Tyler Pedersen contains a bond for $100,000. It’s valid in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.