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Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Bend; Two Arrested (Photo) - 10/16/18

Released by: Sgt. William Bailey – Public Information Officer      

Occurred:  October 16, 2018

Location:  Highway 97 near Suzanne Lane; Bend                

Arrested #1: Ison, Shawn R.       Age: 21    Crooked River Ranch, OR

Arrested #2: Blundell, Autumn R.         Age: 18          Redmond, OR    

NARRATIVE:         

On October 16, 2018, at approximately 10:52am, deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a reported suspicious vehicle parked in the area on Highway 97, near Suzanne Lane in Bend.  A passing motorist reported a pearl colored Cadillac Escalade parked off the side of the roadway.

Deputies and DCSO Street Crimes Unit detectives responded to the area and after observing the license plate on the vehicle, confirmed the Escalade was reported stolen on October 15th from within the City of Redmond, Oregon.  When deputies were checking the vehicle, two subjects were observed asleep inside.

Deputies performed a high risk contact of the two occupants and ordered them out of the vehicle one at a time.  Both subjects complied with the deputies and were subsequently taken into custody. 

Shawn Ison and Autumn Blundell were then transported to the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Adult Jail where each was lodged on one count of Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.

We would like to thank the observant community member that reported the suspicious vehicle to non-emergency dispatch.  Timely reporting of suspicious activity to law enforcement give us the best possible chance of arriving quickly and catching criminal activity as it’s happening.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service organization providing patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, civil and search and rescue. Special operations include Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with four K9 units. Founded in 1916 and today directed by Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the more than 185,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 232 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 180 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

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Deputy Involved Shooting Near Deschutes Junction, North of Bend (Photo) - 10/12/18

Released by: Sgt. William Bailey - Public Information Officer

Release Date: October 12, 2018

NARRATIVE:

At 10:42am today, a deputy-involved shooting occurred in the area of Deschutes Junction, north of Bend, while deputies were at a private residence attempting to locate and arrest a suspect on an outstanding felony warrant.  The suspect in the case is alive and was transported to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend with non-life threatening injuries.  The deputy involved was not injured.

The Tri-County Major Incident Team is investigating, led by the Oregon State Police

We ask the public to avoid the area, as the northbound Highway 97 on-ramp is currently closed as a result of this incident and investigation.

Future details will be released by the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office in coordination with the Oregon State Police.

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Arrests made in Redmond burglary - 10/11/18

Released by:  Lt. Chad Davis

Release Date:  10/10/18

 

Arrestee: Winningham, Nathan    Age: 32

                  Terrebonne, Oregon

 

Charges:   Burglary I

                   Theft I

                   Identity Theft

                   Fraudulent use of a credit card

                   Probation Violation

                   (Additional charges to follow)

 

Arrestee: Winningham, Melvin      Age:   55

                  Terrebonne, Oregon

 

Charges:   Felon in possession of a firearm (6 counts)

                   Theft I

                   Unlawful possession of Methamphetamine     

 

Search warrant location: 8603 NW 5th

                     

 

NARRATIVE:

 

On 9/25/18, Deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office investigated a burglary that occurred in the 2500 block of NW Coyner Avenue in Redmond.  Firearms, ammunition, tools, and credit cards were stolen in the burglary.  No suspects were known when the burglary was initially reported to Deputies.  The victim of the burglary was later contacted by his bank and notified that one of his credit cards had been used at a business in Redmond totaling over $4000.00 in fraudulent charges.  Video surveillance from the business captured a male and a female suspect using the stolen credit card. 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit (SCU) began assisting in the investigation and identified the male suspect as Nathan Winningham of Terrebonne.  SCU Detectives began conducting surveillance of Winningham’s residence in Terrebonne and developed enough information to obtain a search warrant for his residence in Terrebonne.  SCU Detectives and Deputies served the search warrant and located several stolen firearms, ammunition and paperwork from the burglarized residence and also Methamphetamine. 

On 10/8/18, SCU Detectives arrested Nathan Winningham’s father, Melvin Winningham, who also lives at the same residence in Terrebonne.  Melvin Winningham was arrested for six counts of felon in possession of a firearm, Theft I and Unlawful possession of Methamphetamine and lodged at the Deschutes County Adult Jail.  

On 10/9/18, SCU Detectives learned Nathan Winningham was frequenting a residence in the 1400 block of NE 7th St. in the city of Redmond.  Detectives began conducting surveillance on the residence.    Winningham was located hiding in the bathroom of the residence and he was eventually taken into custody with the assistance of DCSO K-9 Ezel.  Winningham was not injured in the incident and later lodged at the Deschutes County Adult Jail on the listed charges.  The investigation is on-going and additional arrests are likely to occur.

 

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Street Crimes Unit focuses enforcement on street level drug cases and quality of life issues connected to property crimes throughout Deschutes County.

 

 

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Pursuit in Bend by DCSO - 10/11/18

 

MEDIA RELEASE

Pursuit in Bend    

Released by:          Sgt. Kevin Dizney

 

Occurred:               October 11, 2018 at 0235 AM

 

Location:                Knott Road near Woodside Court

 

 

Driver:                      Alvino, Jesus  Age:  23

Redmond, Oregon

 

Charges:                 Felony Attempt to Elude

Reckless Driving

Reckless Endangering

Warrant for Parole Violation on a weapons offense  

 

 

Passenger:             Escobedo, Bryan Jayson   Age:  29 

                                  Redmond, Oregon

 

Charges:                 Warrant:  Probation Violation for drug possession

 

 

 

NARRATIVE:         

 

On Thursday, 10/11/18, at approximately 0235 hours, a Deschutes County Sheriff’s Deputy began to assist Bend Police Officers on a traffic stop of a

2000 Volkswagon Jetta, relating to traffic violations observed in the City of Bend.  When the Bend officers attempted a traffic stop, the suspect vehicle eluded by failing to yield and speeding away.  The officers did not initiate pursuit until the Deschutes County deputy was able to get in position behind the vehicle.  The deputy observed additional traffic violations including speed in excess of 90mph while westbound on Knott Road heading toward Deschutes River Woods. 

 

The deputy continued pursuit into Deschutes River Woods at speeds between 25-65 mph.  The deputy chased the suspect on Baker Road to the end of Riverwoods Drive, where the road ends, turned around, and chased the vehicle back out to the highway on the same route.  The suspect then turned southbound on Highway 97 after a failed attempt to spike strip the vehicle was attempted near the Deschutes Riverwoods Store. 

 

Deputies continued chase on Highway 97 at speeds in excess of 105 mph to just south of the Cottonwood Road exit when additional deputies, assisted by Sunriver Police Department, were able to successfully spikestrip the vehicle causing the tires to gradually deflate bringing the car to a stop. 

 

Deputies were able to take both suspects into custody without further incident.  During the investigation, it was determined both suspects had warrants for their arrest. 

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Pursuit in Bend by DCSO - 10/11/18

 

MEDIA RELEASE

Pursuit in Bend    

Released by:          Sgt. Kevin Dizney

 

Occurred:               October 11, 2018 at 0235 AM

 

Location:                Knott Road near Woodside Court

 

 

Driver:                      Alvino, Jesus  Age:  23

Redmond, Oregon

 

Charges:                 Felony Attempt to Elude

Reckless Driving

Reckless Endangering

Warrant for Parole Violation on a weapons offense  

 

 

Passenger:             Escobedo, Bryan Jayson   Age:  29 

                                  Redmond, Oregon

 

Charges:                 Warrant:  Probation Violation for drug possession

 

 

 

NARRATIVE:         

 

On Thursday, 10/11/18, at approximately 0235 hours, a Deschutes County Sheriff’s Deputy began to assist Bend Police Officers on a traffic stop of a

2000 Volkswagon Jetta, relating to traffic violations observed in the City of Bend.  When the Bend officers attempted a traffic stop, the suspect vehicle eluded by failing to yield and speeding away.  The officers did not initiate pursuit until the Deschutes County deputy was able to get in position behind the vehicle.  The deputy observed additional traffic violations including speed in excess of 90mph while westbound on Knott Road heading toward Deschutes River Woods. 

 

The deputy continued pursuit into Deschutes River Woods at speeds between 25-65 mph.  The deputy chased the suspect on Baker Road to the end of Riverwoods Drive, where the road ends, turned around, and chased the vehicle back out to the highway on the same route.  The suspect then turned southbound on Highway 97 after a failed attempt to spike strip the vehicle was attempted near the Deschutes Riverwoods Store. 

 

Deputies continued chase on Highway 97 at speeds in excess of 105 mph to just south of the Cottonwood Road exit when additional deputies, assisted by Sunriver Police Department, were able to successfully spikestrip the vehicle causing the tires to gradually deflate bringing the car to a stop. 

 

Deputies were able to take both suspects into custody without further incident.  During the investigation, it was determined both suspects had warrants for their arrest. 

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(Updated) Four Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit and Foot Chase. Stolen Gun and Drugs Recovered. (Photo) - 10/09/18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: October 8th, 2018

Released by: Sergeant Kent Vander Kamp

Bend, OR – Four people arrested after a brief vehicle pursuit, crash into a railway embankment and foot pursuit. DCSO Deputies later recovered a stolen pistol, methamphetamine and heroin during their arrests.  

On October 8, 2018, approximately 8:40PM, a Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was driving in the area of SE Wilson Ave and SE Third St in the City of Bend. At the same time, the Deputy noticed a brown Nissan Altima began driving suspiciously through a parking lot and avoiding the patrolling DCSO Deputy.

The Altima left the retail shopping center parking lot without yielding to oncoming traffic on Third St. The Deputy activated his emergency lights and siren to conduct a traffic stop for the violation. The Nissan sped away before quickly turning onto SE Miller Ave. The Nissan came to a stop when turned into a dead end right-of-way used by Burlington Northern Railway. It appeared the Nissan was trying to cross up and over the railroad tracks. After the car came to rest on the railroad embankment, the driver and his three passengers all fled in different directions throughout the neighborhood. The vehicle pursuit lasted about 2 minutes and speeds ranged between 45-50 mph. 

Additional Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Bend Police Officers converged on the scene and quickly located the driver, Lonnie Michael Fosburg, age 29, of Bend running from the scene. He was arrested after a brief struggle with DCSO Deputies. DCSO Deputies located a user amount of controlled substances in his possession.

The passengers, Michael Vincent Dorazio, age 44 of Corpus Christi, Texas, Cheyenne Porter, age 20 of Bend and Bobby BJ Moody, age 39 of Prineville, OR, were all captured without incident.

Lonnie Fosburg was later transported to St. Charles Bend for a medical evaluation prior to being lodged at the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Adult Jail.

During the investigation, a stolen pistol was found inside the Nissan. The pistol was stolen in a May 2018 during a residential burglary in Redmond, OR.

There were no injuries or property damage reported. However, Burlington Northern Railroad suspended train service for investigator’s safety until the Nissan was removed.

A summary of the charges are as follows:

Lonnie Michael Fosburg – Lodged in the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Jail

  • Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer - Felony
  • Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer – Misd
  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm
  • Theft I (Firearm)
  • PCS – Methamphetamine – Felony
  • PCS – Heroin - Felony
  • Interfering with a Peace Officer
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Probation Violation

Michael Vincent Dorazio - Lodged in the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Jail

  • Interfering with a Peace Officer
  • Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer – Misd

Cheyenne Porter - Lodged in the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Jail

  • Interfering with a Peace Officer
  • Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer – Misd
  • Probation Violation

Bobby BJ Moody - Lodged in the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Jail

  • Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer – Misd
  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm
  • Theft 1 (Firearm)
  • PCS – Meth - Felony

CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   Sgt. William Bailey, Public Information Officer, 541-388-6655 or SheriffPIO@deschutes.org  

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service organization providing patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, civil and search and rescue. Special operations include a Marine Patrol, K-9 units, and Forest Patrol. Founded in 1916 and today directed by Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 157,000 residents in the unincorporated areas of the county. The agency has 221 authorized and funded personnel which includes 175 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

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Homeowner Interrupts Burglary When Returning Home. Idaho Man Arrested and Property Recovered. - 10/09/18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: 10/08/2018

Released by: Sergeant Troy Gotchy

Bend, OR – Homeowner interrupts burglary when he returns home.  Idaho man arrested and property recovered.

On October 8th at approximately 2108 hours Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the 20000 block of Destiny Court off of O.B. Riley road for a Burglary in progress.  The reporting person arrived home and saw an unknown subject inside his house.  The victim called 911 and started to leave his residence in his vehicle.  As he was pulling around in his driveway, a white passenger car drove around from the back of the residence almost colliding with homeowner.  The victim backed his vehicle up, and allowed the suspect vehicle to pass.

After the suspect vehicle had gone by him, the victim followed the suspect vehicle and provided updated locations to the 911 dispatcher.  Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office were able to catch up to the suspect vehicle and stopped a 1993 Dodge Sprint passenger car bearing Oregon license 859JMP at the intersection of 3rd and O.B. Riley Road.

The driver later identified as Robert Lee Tyson, age 36, of Pocatello, ID was contacted along with a female passenger.  Both were detained at the scene without incident while Deputies spoke with both subjects. 

During the course of the investigation, several items belonging to the victim were recovered from inside the vehicle.  Tyson was arrested for Burglary I and Aggravated Theft (over $10,000) and lodged at the Deschutes County Jail.  The female passenger was later released without charges.  The vehicle was impounded for no insurance.

CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   Sgt. William Bailey, Public Information Officer, 541-388-6655 or SheriffPIO@deschutes.org  

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service organization providing patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, civil and search and rescue. Special operations include a Marine Patrol, K-9 units, and Forest Patrol. Founded in 1916 and today directed by Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 157,000 residents in the unincorporated areas of the county. The agency has 221 authorized and funded personnel which includes 175 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

 

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Death Investigation in Tumalo - 10/03/18

**Female Identified 10/03/18**

The female in this case has been identified as Marisa Sky from Tumalo.

 

SUBJECT:

White Adult Female

Name being withheld pending family notification.

 

On 10/02/18 at approximately 1550 hours the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a deceased person off of O.B Riley Rd near Tumalo Reservoir Rd. in Tumalo. Deputies arrived and located a deceased female.

Deputies are continuing to investigate, but it has been determined there was no foul play involved in the female’s death and there is no danger to the community.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Deschutes County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Bend Fire Department.

No other details will be released at this time.

Missing/Overdue person located - 10/03/18

 

MEDIA RELEASE

Missing/ Overdue Person Located

 

Released by:  Sgt. Don Manning

 

Occurred:   10/02/18 at 8:53 p.m.          

 

Location:    Missing from La Pine State Park Campground area

 

Missing/Located Person: England, Bonnie   Age: 69

                              

NARRATIVE:         

 

On 10/02/18 at approximately 8:53 pm, deputies from the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the La Pine State Park Campground area for a missing overdue female. On arrival deputies learned from England’s husband that she had left approximately 3 ½ hours prior to the call on her bicycle with her dog. England was going to ride her bike and take her dog for a walk. Deputies also learned she did not have a cell phone, flashlight, or food and water with her.

 

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies and a deputy assigned to the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office search and rescue division completed an extensive search lasting approximately 2 ½ hours.  The listed deputies utilized multiple search techniques in an attempt to locate England. Deputies covered an approximate 5 mile area on multiple hiking trails and forest service roads and were eventually able to locate England and her dog.

 

England and her dog were found to be in good health and did not need any medical attention. England was then returned to her husband.

 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public to bring a communication device, and other emergency survival items when venturing out in the forest.

 

 

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Hiker assisted by DSCO SAR Volunteers near South Sister (Photo) - 09/29/18

Date: 09/29/2018

Victim: Northcott, Kevin Jay 47 year old male, Salem, Oregon 

Reported by: Assistant SAR Coordinator Deputy Aaron Myers

Narrative:
On September 29, 2018, at approximately 1425 hours, 911 Dispatch received a call that a hiker, later identified as Northcott, had re-injured a prior existing injury while hiking on the South Sister climber's trail. Northcott was hiking with a friend who began assisting Northcott down the trail. The injury prevented Northcott from walking the rest of the way on his own and requested assistance from the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office SAR Unit. 

12 Deschutes County Sheriff's Office SAR Volunteers hiked 3 miles from the Devil's Lake Trail Head to meet up with Northcott. DCSO SAR Volunteers assisted Northcott into a wheeled litter, transporting him back to the Trail Head. Northcott was medically evaluated by SAR Volunteers and opted to seek further medical attention at a later time. 

 

 

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Portland Man Allegedly Ingests Narcotics During Pursuit is Later Hospitalized and Jailed (Photo) - 09/29/18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: September 28, 2018

Released by: Sergeant Kent Vander Kamp

La Pine, OR – A Portland man was arrested for several crimes and outstanding arrest warrants after a brief pursuit in a stolen car. He was later hospitalized after ingesting an unknown amount of narcotics during the pursuit and subsequent stand-off.

On September 28, 2018 at approximately 11:10AM, a Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputy attempted to stop a red Ford Expedition for traffic violation (Driving over 100 mph) on Day Rd in the La Pine area. The Ford driven by Phillip Miles Anderson, Age 28 of Portland, Oregon.

The DCSO Deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop for the speed violation and Anderson refused to stop. The DCSO Deputy quickly discontinued the pursuit after Anderson continued driving into a residential area at high speeds.  Minutes later, DCSO Deputies located the same Ford Expedition crashed in a private yard at the intersection of 5th St and Amber Lane.

Anderson refused to exit the truck or comply with Deputy’s commands. The surface streets in the area were closed for the safety of the community and motorist during the incident. DCSO Deputies negotiated with Anderson and after 10 minutes, he was taken into custody without incident.

During the investigation, DCSO Deputies discovered the Ford Expedition was stolen during July 2018 from Gresham, Oregon. It was also determined that Anderson was ingesting narcotics during the pursuit and subsequent stand-off. He was transported by La Pine Fire Department paramedics to St. Charles Bend for evaluation and treatment.  

No one was injured during the incident.

Anderson was released from St. Charles Bend late this afternoon and was arrested for:

  • Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
  • Unlawful Possession Heroin – Felony
  • Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine – Felony
  • Attempt to Elude – Motor Vehicle
  • Reckless Driving
  • Recklessly Endangering
  • Driving While Suspended – Misdemeanor
  • Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon
  • Tampering with Evidence
  • Criminal Mischief II
  • 3 Outstanding Arrest Warrants (Multnomah County)
  • Parole Violation

He was later lodged in the Deschutes County Adult Jail with the same charges.

Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Oregon State Police and the Sunriver Police Department.

CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   Sgt. Kent Vander Kamp, 541-388-6655 or SheriffPIO@deschutes.org  

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service organization providing patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, civil and search and rescue. Special operations include a Marine Patrol, K-9 units, and Forest Patrol. Founded in 1916 and today directed by Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 157,000 residents in the unincorporated areas of the county. The agency has 221 authorized and funded personnel which includes 175 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

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Redmond Man Arrested After Attacking and Killing a Dog - 09/28/18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: September 28, 2018

Released by: Sergeant Kent Vander Kamp

Redmond, OR – A Redmond man was arrested after citizens report him beating a dog to death in his front yard. He was arrested and later transported and released to St. Charles Medical Center for an evaluation.

On September 27th, 2018 at 2:03PM, Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 911 reports of a man beating a dog in front of a house on the 500 block of NE Yucca Ave. Witnesses reported seeing the same man, later identified as Jeffrey Edward Taylor, age 39, of Redmond, injuring the dog with his hands and feet. A citizen passing-by attempted to intervene and was threatened by Taylor.  Moments later, an Oregon State Police Trooper arrived and stopped the dog attack that was still in progress.

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrived and immediately began providing first aid to “Ashton”, a 17 year old Australian Shepard and prepared him for transport to a nearby emergency animal hospital. Unfortunately, the “Ashton” died at the scene. The dog was owned by Taylor’s roommate, who was not at the house during the incident. DCSO Deputies are still investigating the motive behind the attack.

After DCSO Deputies conducted an investigation, Jeffery Edward Taylor was arrested for Animal Abuse I. He was later transported to St. Charles Medical Center for an evaluation. Taylor was released to hospital staff with a citation in lieu of custody.

Deputies were assisted at the scene by Oregon State Police.

*** UPDATE ***

There are no photos of "Ashton" or Mr. Taylor available at this time.

Our office has recieved calls from the public requesting information about why Mr. Taylor was not lodged in the Deschutes County Jail and issued a citation-in-liue of-custody. Instead of a “physical arrest”, the citation-in-lieu releases the person on the promise to appear in court at a specified date and time. Due to privacy laws, I am unable to specify the reason a citation-in-lieu was used in this particular case. However, citations-in-lieu of custody are often used when people are charged with certain misdemeanor or felony offenses, are too unhealthy or ill for jail, they require emergent medical or mental health care at a hospital or several other unusual circumstances. However, a citation-in-lieu of custody is still an “arrest” and does not discount the seriousness of the alleged crimes. 

CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   Sgt. Kent Vander Kamp, 541-388-6655 or SheriffPIO@deschutes.org  

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service organization providing patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, civil and search and rescue. Special operations include a Marine Patrol, K-9 units, and Forest Patrol. Founded in 1916 and today directed by Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 157,000 residents in the unincorporated areas of the county. The agency has 221 authorized and funded personnel which includes 175 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

 

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Subject in Sisters arrested for vehicle break-ins. - 09/26/18

Released by:  Sgt. Grant Johnstone

Release Date:  09/26/2013 at 3:06pm

Subject #1:  Kirshner, Noah, Age 19, Sisters Oregon

NARRATIVE:

On 9/25/2018 at approximately 3:49pm, deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Black Butte Police Department responded to a domestic dispute at 576 E Jefferson in Sisters Oregon.

Multiple calls were received by citizens on this incident and when law enforcement arrived; they contacted Noah Kirshner outside the residence.  During the course of investigation, it was determined that Kirshner had caused extensive damage to a residence, and had been throwing rocks at vehicles.

Property found in Kirshner’s possession linked him to multiple vehicle break-ins in the Sisters area that had been reported the morning of 09/25/2018.

Kirshner was taken into custody and transported to the Deschutes County Jail where he was lodged on one count of Criminal Mischief 1st degree, one count of Theft in the 2nd degree, and 8 counts of Unlawful Entry of Motor Vehicles.

Deschutes County Deputies were assisted at the scene by Black Butte Police Department

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Injured Hiker near South Sister (Photo) - 09/23/18

Date: 09/23/2018

Victim: Doherty, Keith, 64 year old Male, Portland, OR. 

Reported by: Assistant SAR Coordinator Deputy Aaron Myers

Narrative:
On September 23, 2018, at approximately 1300 hours, 911 Dispatch received a call that a hiker had fallen while walking, on the trail, near Lewis Glacier, near South Sister. The injury prevented the hiker from continuing down the trail without assistance from Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Volunteers. 

Four DCSO SAR Volunteers were transported by Air Link to the top of South Sister and walked approximately 0.5 mile down the scree slope to evaluate the injured hiker. An additional four DCSO SAR Volunteers hiked from the Devil's Lake Trailhead to meet up with the other Volunteers. DCSO SAR Volunteers assisted the injured Hiker into their wheeled litter and hiked approximately 1.5 miles to an area where Air Link was able to safely land. The injured Hiker was transported by Air Link to St. Charles for further evaluation for non life threatening injuries. 

The DCSO SAR Volunteers were assisted by several hikers on the trail with moving the injured hiker in the wheeled litter. 

 

 

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Bend Man Arrested During Road Rage Incident After Pointing a Gun (Photo) - 09/20/18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: September 20, 2018

Released by: Sergeant Kent Vander Kamp

Bend, OR – A Bend man was arrested for Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Pointing a Firearm at Another, Recklessly Endangering and Reckless Driving after a “road rage” incident on Highway 20 W in the Tumalo area of Bend.

On September 20, 2018 at 4:30PM, Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 911 reports of a white Chevrolet Suburban driving eastbound on Highway 20 west at Dayton Rd. Deschutes 911 was told by victims that the driver, Hawkens Mclean Hazelton, age 22 of Bend, Oregon, was pointing a gun at other drivers.

The investigation revealed that Hazelton was driving recklessly on Highway 20 W and began challenging other drivers to fight with hand gestures, physical threats and dangerous driving, all to intimidate the other drivers. At one point during the incident, Hazelton began pointing a 9mm semi-automatic pistol out of the Suburban windows towards another driver. No shots were fired and no injuries were sustained.

A Bend Police Officer located the Hazelton’s Suburban on Highway 20 as he approached Bend. DCSO Deputies and Bend Police Officers stopped the Suburban and conducted a “high risk traffic stop” at Highway 20 and Old Bend Redmond Highway.  Highway 20 W was briefly closed during the stop to protect the motoring public and DCSO Deputies.  

Ultimately, Hazelton was arrested for Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Pointing a Firearm at Another, Recklessly Endangering and Reckless Driving. He was later lodged in the Deschutes County Adult Jail with the same charges.

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted at the scene by Bend Police Department Officers, Oregon State Police Troopers, and Oregon Department of Transportation.

CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   Sgt. William Bailey, Public Information Officer, 541-388-6655 or SheriffPIO@deschutes.org  

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service organization providing patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, civil and search and rescue. Special operations include a Marine Patrol, K-9 units, and Forest Patrol. Founded in 1916 and today directed by Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 157,000 residents in the unincorporated areas of the county. The agency has 221 authorized and funded personnel which includes 175 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

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Vehicle vs bicycle crash with injuries on Cheyenne Road - 09/19/18

Released by: Sgt. Grant Johnstone

Location: 60150 Cheyenne Road

Vehicle 1: Red 2003 Subary Legacy

Vehicle 2: Cannondale Bicycle

Driver 1: Ethan Ropp, 26 years old, Bend Oregon

Driver 2: Mitchell Peters, 23 years old, Bend Oregon.

Narrative:

On September 19th, 2018 at approximately 5:42pm, deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a report of an injury crash on Cheyenne Road involving a motor vehicle and a bicyclist.

Upon arrival, deputies began administering first aid to the bicyclist, Mitchell Peters.  Investigation by deputies on scene determined that Peters was traveling north on Cheyenne Road.  A red 2003 Subaru Legacy driving by Ethan Ropp was also traveling north on Cheyenne Road. 

Ropp diverted his attention to an instrument gauge within his vehicle and did not notice that Peters was in the roadway.  Ropp was traveling near the posted speed of 35mph and struck Peters. 

Peters was transported by the Bend Fire Department to St. Charles in Bend with non-life threatening injuries.  Ropp was issued a citation for careless driving.

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by Oregon State Police and the Bend Fire Department.