Clackamas names building for slain weightmaster

Grady Waxenfelter, a weighmaster for Clackamas County, was gunned down on Highway 224 by a truck driver, Feb. 6, 2014 (Courtesy photo)
Grady Waxenfelter, a weighmaster for Clackamas County, was gunned down on Highway 224 by a truck driver, Feb. 6, 2014 (Courtesy photo)

OREGON CITY, Ore. (KOIN 6) — The weightmaster building in Oregon City was named Friday for Grady Waxenfelter, a longtime county employee slain on the side of the road in February.

Waxenfelter worked for Clackamas County for 17 years as a mechanic and weightmaster. He was shot to death when he stopped a truck for not having a license plate.

Dirck Morgan White, 41, (side by side photos) is the suspect in the shooting death of a Clackamas County weightmaster, Feb. 6, 2014 (Clackamas County Sheriff's Office photos)
Dirck Morgan White, 41, (side by side photos) is the suspect in the shooting death of a Clackamas County weightmaster, Feb. 6, 2014 (Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office photos)

The suspect in the murder, Dirck Morgan White, remains on the loose. He is considered armed and dangerous.

There is a $16,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Waxenfelter’s killer.

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