Police: Man wanted for slashing victim's throat with knife

Police: Man wanted for slashing victim's throat with knife
Jade Dean Berry

ALBANY, Ore. - A man suspected of slashing another man's throat with a knife should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.

Jade Dean Berry, 42, of Jefferson is wanted an a warrant after a Wednesday afternoon assault in Albany.

Gary Turvey, 56, of Albany suffered a knife wound to the neck and throat. Sgt. Hamersley with the Albany Police said that the cut went from the bottom of Turvey's ear to his adam's apple.

He was taken to the hospital, where he underwent surgery and remains in intensive care.

Police responded to the assault in the 2100 block of Front Avenue just before 3:30 p.m.

Berry left the area before officers arrived on scene. Police found his car just after 9 p.m. Wednesday at a home on SE 13th Avenue. Police said they found evidence linking Berry to the assault in the home.

Police asked anyone with information on the whereabouts Berry or the slashing incident to call Albany Police Detectives at (541) 917-7686.