Clallam County deputies searching for armed felon who fled during traffic stop

CLALLAM COUNTY, Wash. — Clallam County deputies are searching for a wanted felon who fled during a traffic stop and is believed to be armed.

Deputies performed a traffic stop around 11:30 p.m. Aug. 17 in the 2000 block on Monroe Road. The car, a blue and silver 1989 Ford Bronco, was driving over the speed limit and didn't have working taillights.

The vehicle didn't stop, instead slowing to about 20 miles per hour. When it did stop, the passenger ran away.

The deputy talked to the driver of the car, and saw suspected drugs in the cup holder.

The deputy then obtained a warrant and searched the car. He found 30 grams of suspected methamphetamine, a loaded 12 gauge shotgun that had been sawed off and miscellaneous drug paraphernalia.

The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license, driving without an ignition interlock device and speeding. She was then released.

When deputies were searching the area where the passenger had ran, they found a bag containing 60 grams of suspected methamphetamine, over $2,500 in cash and a wallet with the ID of Steven D. Goodman.

Steven "Teddy" Goodman is a white man about 6 feet tall who weighs 195 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes.

Goodman's past criminal history includes 9 felony convictions, including robbery, burglary and unlawful possession of a firearm. He also has 5 misdemeanor assault convictions.

Police believe he is armed. Contact the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office if seen.