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Gun Theft Leads to Multiple Arrests - 01/19/19

Victim:  Joey Duvall  56 Year old Male

 

On January 18th, 2018, at about 3:15PM, Joey Duvall reported a Hi Point handgun stolen from his residence, 1695 NE Purcell #40, Bend, OR.  He suspected that his son, Kevin Duvall, and Kevin’s wife, Shyann Duvall were the persons who had stolen the  handgun.  Officers had previously received information that Shyann Duvall was responsible for using counterfeit money in Bend. 

 

On January 19th, at about 8:50 AM, Bend Police Officers responded 38 NW Irving in Bend related to two unwanted adults at that location.  Bend Police contacted Kevin Duvall and Shyann Duvall.  Kevin was arrested for charges related to the stolen firearm and Shyann was arrested for charges related to the stolen firearm as well as using counterfeit money. The stolen firearm was not located.

 

Arrested:

Kevin Duvall:  Theft in the First Degree and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Shyann Duvall:  Forgery in the First Degree, Theft in the First Degree (x3) and Forgery in the First Degree.

 

Further investigation revealed that Benjamin Guy Perry was in possession of the stolen HiPoint handgun and he was believed to be staying at 61326 SW Huckleberry Dr. and 60968 Lodgepole Dr in Bend. While officers were surveilling the residences, they contacted Keanna Jay Brown in her vehicle leaving the address on Lodgepole.  Brown was arrested for an outstanding warrant and Possession of a Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine. 

 

Arrested: 

Keanna Jay Brown, 21 year old Female, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine. 

 

On January 19th, at about 12:15 PM Bend Police Officers arrested Perry at the Huckleberry address. The stolen handgun was located at the residence along with trace amounts of Heroin.  Multiple subjects were contacted and arrested from this residence.

 

Arrested: 

Jordan Weigel 25 year old Female (Unrelated Arrest Warrant)

Omar Pacheco Garcia, 25 year old Male (Unrelated Arrest Warrant)

Benjamin Perry, 43 year old Male Outstanding warrant, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Delivery of a Controlled Substance. 

Shaneeze Marie McConnell-Dibben  21 year old female PCS Heroin

 

 

On January 19th, at about 4:45 PM Bend Police Officers and members of the Central Oregon Emergency Response Team (CERT) served a search warrant at the Lodgepole address.  Several subjects were arrested at the residence and drug paraphernalia was collected as evidence.    

 

Arrested:

 

-Ivan Snegirev  46 year old Male, (unrelated arrest warrant)

-Cameo Marsh, 36 year old Female (unrelated arrest warrant)

-Durand, David Reynolds, 41 Year old Male (Cited and released) PCS Meth

-Charles Gabriel Anderson, 49 year old Male (Cited and released) PCS Meth

 

Lt. Jason Maniscalco, Bend PD

Wanted subjects arrested - 01/18/19

Date: Friday, January 18, 2019                                                                     

 

Case # 2019-018895                           

 

Date & Time of Incident: January 18, 2019 @ 0950                                         

 

Type of Incident:  Wanted Subjects                                                                                                        

 

Location of Incident: 19717 Volare Ln, Bend, OR

 

Suspect:

 

Johnson, Dana Lee (Male)           36 year old                                            Bend resident

 

Capps-Watson, Angela                33 year old                                             Bend resident

 

Narrative:

 

During the morning of 1-18-19, a Bend Police Officer performed a traffic stop on a vehicle he knew was associated with two wanted subjects in the Romaine Village area. During the course of the stop, he learned the suspects were not in the vehicle, but were staying in a detached garage at an address on Volare Lane.

 

The wanted subjects, Angela Capps-Watson and her boyfriend Dana Johnson, had valid felony warrants for their arrest. Both subject’s warrants were for violating their Parole. Johnson was also suspected of failing to register as a sex offender.

 

When Officers attempted contact at the residence with Capps-Watson and Johnson, Johnson claimed to have a gun and threatened to shoot the Officers. He also claimed to have explosives set up and would detonate them if the Officers attempted to enter the residence. Johnson began barricading himself in the garage with Capps-Watson. Officers backed out to a containment position, and based on the threat Johnson presented and what appeared to be the validity of the threats, the Central Oregon Emergency Response Team (CERT) was called to assist.  

Johnson continued to refuse to exit the residence, made additional threats of having a gun and explosives. Eventually, Negotiators with the CERT team, with the assistance of Deschutes County Parole and Probation, were able to get Johnson and Capps-Watson to surrender. Both subjects were taken into custody without incident.

 

Further investigation revealed that Johnson had a replica handgun in his possession that he left in the garage when he surrendered. The investigation also revealed that the use of controlled substances were a factor in this case.

 

Johnson was lodged at the Deschutes County Jail for his Warrant, Fail to Register as a Sex Offender, Disorderly Conduct, and Menacing.

 

Capps-Watson was lodged for her warrant.

 

 

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Thefts from vehicles and recovered stolen property (Photo) - 01/18/19

Date: Friday, January 18, 2019                                                                      

Case # 2019-018161                            

Date & Time of Incident: December and January                                           

Type of Incident:  Unlawful Entry into Motor Vehicles                                                                                                        

Location of Incident: City of Bend

 

Victim:

Multiple people throughout the City of Bend

Suspect:

Nickless, Jonathan           22 year old                                            Bend resident

New, Mathew                    22 year old                                            Redmond resident

Narrative:

Over the past couple months, the Intelligence-Led Policing(ILP) Unit noticed a pattern of vehicles being broken into in the area of NW College Way near NW Regency.  Property had been stolen from unlocked vehicles in this area and in different locations around Bend. Bend Police found personal property had been taken from vehicles to include credit cards, speakers, light bars, sports equipment and tools.  The vehicles were parked in parking lots and in the roadways.

During the investigation, Bend Police found stolen credit cards from the thefts were used at around 25 different businesses in Bend and Redmond, with some being used at the same businesses multiple times.  Bend Police found there were a total of 36 different fraudulent credit card transactions.

Through video surveillance, officers with the ILP team identified the suspects who unlawfully used the stolen credit cards as Jonathan Nickless and Matthew New. 

On January 17 at 4:19pm, officers with the Bend Police Department and the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement Team (CODE) contacted and arrested Jonathan Nickless and Matthew New outside the residence located at 2769 NE Broken Bow Drive in Bend.  Officers also had previously applied for, and were issued a search warrant for that location.  During the investigation, officers recovered stolen property from the residence including stolen credit cards, speakers, light bars, construction equipment, consistent with property listed as stolen from the previously reported thefts.

At 7:55pm, Bend Police served an additional search warrant at 551 NE Larch Avenue in Redmond.  Officers recovered additional stolen property including more construction equipment and items purchased with the stolen credit cards. It is estimated that the value of all the recovered stolen property is around $10,000.  Bend Police have been able to close multiple theft cases and are still working on returning property to different property owners.

Both Jonathan Nickless and Matthew New were taken to the Deschutes County Adult Jail.  Both Nickless and New were lodged on (7) counts of Unlawful Entry into Motor Vehicles, (1) count of Theft I, (36) counts of Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card and (36) counts of Identity Theft. As the investigation continues, it is possible additional charges will be added to both New and Nickless.

The Bend Police Department would like to encourage our community to file a report if they have had thefts from their vehicles. Our Intelligence Led Policing Team is continually monitoring criminal reports to try to identify problems that affect the livability in our community. Reporting can be done through contacting Deschutes County Non-Emergency Dispatch at 541-693-6911 or through our online reporting. On-line reporting can be accessed through the following url:

https://www.bendoregon.gov/government/departments/police/online-tools/online-police-report

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Attached Media Files: Media release
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Counterfeit bills passed in Bend businesses (Photo) - 01/15/19

Since December of 2018, Bend Police Officers have received over 15 reports of counterfeit twenty-dollar bills being used at local businesses such as McDonalds, Taco Bell, 7-11, Burger King, and Bogeys’ burgers.  The counterfeit $20.00 bills contain the same serial number and markings.  They look similar to legitimate currency, yet the feel of the paper is different. The counterfeit bills have the words “COPY MONEY” written in the upper right hand corner on one side, and “Specimen” written in red on the other side. 

 

In some cases, employees noticed the bill was fake or counterfeit, retained the bill, and contacted the police. In other cases, the bill made it to the banks where they reported the counterfeit bills.  Bend Police Officers continue to investigate these crimes and they request anyone with information contact the 911 Dispatch Center at (541)693-6911.

 

The counterfeit twenty-dollar bills in the photo have similar markings to the counterfeit bills collected by officers, but the serial numbers are different. 

 

Lt. Jason Maniscalco

Attached Media Files: Fake Twenty Dollar Bills
***Update***Homicide investigation at Cedar West Apartments in Bend - 01/13/19

 

*****Update on Homicide at Cedar West Apartments*****

Bend Police Investigators and the Oregon State Police Crime Lab worked late into the night at apartment G102, Cedar West Apartments.  They have identified the victim and suspect as:

Victim:  CASHWELL, JENNY LYNN  37 Year old Female, Bend Resident

Suspect:   PORCIELLO, ALAN PETER, 36 year old Male, Bend Resident

Porciello was lodged at the Deschutes County Jail on charges of:  Manslaughter in the First Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. 

This investigation is ongoing and additional details will be released as the investigation progresses.

 

Initial Press Release:

The City of Bend Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation at Cedar West Apartments, 825 NE Watt Way in Bend. 

 

On Jan. 12th at about 3:45 PM, Bend Police responded after a 911 call from a male at the apartment complex.  Bend Police Officers responded to the apartment and determined a female inside an apartment was deceased.  Investigators are currently speaking with a male who was on scene when officers arrived.  Investigators from the Bend Police Department are being assisted by the Oregon State Police Crime Lab and the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office.  The Bend Police Department believes there is no further danger to the public.  The names of the persons involved will be released at a later time. 

 

More information will be forthcoming after next of kin notifications and as the investigation progresses. 

 

Lt. Jason Maniscalco

Bend Police Department

Robbery at Umpqua Bank in Bend - 01/11/19

On January 11th, 2019, Bend Police Officers, Deschutes County Deputies and Oregon State Police Troopers responded to a reported robbery at Umpqua Bank at 61515 S. Hwy 97, in Bend.  The suspect male entered the bank and demanded money. The suspect then fled from the bank with an undisclosed amount of money prior to officers arriving on scene.  No weapons were observed and no one was injured during the robbery.  Investigators from the Bend Police Department and the FBI are on scene assisting with this investigation. 

 

Suspect description: 

 

6’0 180 lbs, possibly 25-40 years of age wearing a blue sweater, blue baseball style hat, and blue pants. Possibly wearing a disguise.

Armed subject - 01/08/19

Date:  Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Case #:  2019-008359

Date and Time of Incident:  January 8, 2019, 3:50 PM

Type of Incident:  Unlawful use of a weapon, Menacing

Location of Incident:  In a field behind 20750 Brinson Boulevard

Suspect:

Nathan Mitchell Felix, 30 year-old Transient

Victims:

Holly Presley, 35 year-old Transient

Scott Rentieria, 25 year-old Transient

On January 8, 2019, at 3:50 PM, Deschutes County 911 received a call from a female reporting Nathan Felix was at a transient camp, armed with a hatchet and threatening to harm others present.  Bend Police officers were dispatched and were assisted on scene by the Oregon State Police and Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office. 

Felix, who was armed with a pry-bar, was contacted by Bend P.D. officers to include a Police Negotiator.  Felix was not cooperative and verbally threatened officers. After ensuring the other occupants of the camp were removed to safety, Felix was taken into custody without further incident.

Felix was transported and lodged at the Deschutes County Adult Jail on the listed charges.

Charges:

Unlawful Use of a Weapon

Menacing – 2 counts

Disorderly Conduct

New Public Information Officer for Bend Police Department - 01/03/19

The City of Bend Police Department would like to announce that Lieutenant Jason Maniscalco will be the new Public Information Officer. The change is set to take place January 4th, 2018.

For media inquiries, Lieutenant Maniscalco will be available using the following contact information:

Office- 541-322-2980

Mobile- 541-410-7793

Email- BendPolicePIO@Bendoregon.gov

**Correction** Armed Robbery Arrest - 12/29/18

**Please disregard the initial release as it contained some name errors.  The following release is correct.  The suspect and victims did not know each other and are not related**

 

Date:  Saturday, December 29, 2018

Case #:  2018-402994

Date and Time of Incident:  December 29, 2018, 6:58 PM

Type of Incident:  Armed Robbery Arrest

Location of Incident:  2460 NE Division Street, Local Motors

Suspect:

Christopher James Grant, 50 year-old Bend Resident

Victims:

Christina Marie Matlock, 45 year-old Bend Resident

Morgan William Matlock, 43 year-old Bend Resident

Male Juvenile, 6 year-old Bend Resident

On December 29, 2018, at 6:58 PM, Deschutes County 911 received a call from a female asking for help with an emergency at Local Motors.  Bend Police Officers were dispatched and arrived three minutes later. 

The Officers encountered a robbery in progress.  There was a suspect in a mask and armed with a hammer who was inside the business.  Local Motors business owners Morgan Matlock, Christina Matlock and a male juvenile were also inside the business and the suspect was demanding money from them.  Christina Matlock and the male juvenile eventually exited the business and were contacted by officers.  The male suspect then exited the business, saw officers on scene and ran north. 

Bend Police Officers pursued the suspect on foot and ordered him to stop.  The suspect refused but officers caught him on NE Tweet Place north of NE Yale Avenue.  The suspect had stolen both victim’s cellular phones.  The suspect was identified as Christopher James Grant. 

The subsequent investigation revealed Grant entered the business wearing a mask, displaying a badge on his chest and he yelled, “Sheriff”.  Grant is not a police officer in the state of Oregon and was impersonating a police officer at the time.  During the robbery, Grant ordered Christina Matlock to go outside and start her vehicle.  Grant also handcuffed Morgan Matlock during the robbery.  Morgan Matlock suffered minor injuries from the handcuffing.

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Bend Police Detectives assisted in this investigation.  The investigation is ongoing to determine how Grant obtained the law enforcement items used in these crimes.

Charges:

Robbery II

Burglary II

Kidnap I

Attempt Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle

Coercion

Menacing

Unlawful Use of a Weapon

Harassment

Attempt Theft I

Theft I

Criminal Impersonation of a Peace Officer

 

  

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Plane Crash at Bend Municipal Airport (Photo) - 12/29/18

Date: Saturday, December 29th, 2018

Case # 2018-00402761

Date & Time of Incident: Saturday, December 29, 2018 / 2:27 PM

Type of Incident: Plane Crash

Location of Incident: 63150 Powell Butte Highway, Bend OR / Bend Municipal Airport

Pilot: John Bentley Jr. / 58 year old Bend Resident

 

Narrative:

On December 29th 2018, Officers with the Bend Police Department and the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Bend Municipal Airport on a report of a plane that crashed. Officers arrived on scene and learned that a single engine, Cessna 180 crashed on the northeast corner of the runway. The plane was occupied by the pilot and three passengers. All occupants of the plane were not seriously injured and were treated on scene. One passenger was transported to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend for a minor injury.

As the plane touched down a gust of wind hit the plane. The pilot attempted to gain control of the plane however it made contact with an embankment and crashed just east of the runway. The Pilot advised they were returning from an approximate 3 hour fight when the crash occurred. The airport remained open during the investigation.

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Death Investigation downtown Bend (Photo) Updated on December 29th - 12/29/18

****Updated December 29*****

On December 16th, the Bend Police Department investigated a death that occurred in the Downtown Bend area. During an extensive investigation, to include multiple items of evidence collected, it was determined the 34-year-old male Deschutes County resident died by suicide. There will be no further information released on this case.

Here are organizations that can be reached at any time, day or night, to help:

Deschutes Line 541.322.7500 X9
Teen Youth Line 877-968-8491
Teen Texting Line: 839863 text teen2teen
Oregonyouthline.org<http://Oregonyouthline.org> for live chat
VA 800-273-8255 #1
VA Text 838255

Here is a link to the media guidelines for reporting on suicides:

https://mailchi.mp/31bde301b354/mediasuicideprevention

***End of update***

 

Date: Monday, December 17, 2018                                                                

Case # 2018-388426

Date & Time of Incident: December 17 at 2:45am

Type of Incident:  Death Investigation  

Location of Incident: NW Newport/NW Wall Street

Victim:

34 year old male                                                    Deschutes County Resident

Narrative:

On December 16th at 2:45am, officer with the Bend Police Department responded to a parking lot on the SE corner of NW Newport and NW Wall Street for the report of a person found on the ground. A community member found a person on the ground in the parking lot, who was later determined to be deceased. Bend Police Detectives responded and have been investigating this incident since early morning of December 16th. It was determined very early in the investigation that there was no threat to the community.

This investigation is currently ongoing.

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Unfounded report of a shooting in Bend - 12/29/18

Date: Saturday, December 29th, 2018

Case # 2018-00402400

Date & Time of Incident: Saturday, December 29, 2018 / 7:37 AM

Type of Incident: Reported Shooting

Location of Incident: 136 NW Greenwood Ave, City of Bend / Yellow Knife Wireless

Narrative:

On December 29th 2018, Officers with the Bend Police Department were dispatched to Yellow Knife Wireless on a report that a female that had been shot. The reporting party advised that they had shot a female and would shoot the police. Bend Police Officers, Deschutes County Sheriff’s Deputies, Oregon State Police, Bend Fire, Bend Public Works, Oregon Department of Transportation, and the Central Oregon Emergency Response Team all arrived in the area to assist. A perimeter was set with several roads being closed around the business. A team of officers and deputies cleared the business and did not locate anyone in or around the business. At 9:20 AM the roads were reopened.

The Bend Police Department is actively investigating this incident. At this time, the Bend Police Department has not substantiated any credible threat to the community. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Bend Police Department at 541-693-6911.

Robbery suspects arrested, stolen firearm recovered - 12/28/18

Date:  Friday, December 28th, 2018

Case #  2018-398509

Date and Time of Incident:  December 25th at about 4:00 AM

Type:  Robbery

Location of Incident.  Sonoma Lodge 450 SE 3rd St, Bend, Oregon

Victim:            Kristopher Crescenzi          22 year old Bend Resident

 

Arrested:        Ricky Fontaine: WMA         25-year-old Bend Resident

                       Dakota Len: WMA              20-year-old Bend Resident

                       Niya Brabec:  WFA              18-year-old Bend Resident

                       Alecia Silvis:  WFA              27-year-old Bend Resident

 

Narrative:

On December 25th, 2018 at about 11:00 AM, Bend Police Officers began an investigation into a robbery that reportedly occurred early that morning at a motel room at the Sonoma Lodge, 450 SE 3rd St.  The victim, Kristopher Crescenzi, reported that three suspects stole multiple items from him and threatened violence against him if he tried to intervene.  The suspects stole a .22 caliber rifle, Playstation, and a propane torch from the victim.  Crescenzi identified the suspects as Dakota Len, Niya Brabec, and Ricky Fontaine. 

 

On December 26th at about 3:15 PM Bend Police Officers received an anonymous tip regarding Fontaine’s whereabouts.   Bend Police Officers contacted Fontaine at an address on Oconnor Way where he was arrested without incident.  Officers recovered the stolen Playstation at the residence.

 

On December 27th at about 3:45 PM, Niya Brabec and Dakota Len were observed near Starbucks on the south end of Bend.  They were arrested and lodged at the Deschutes County Jail for the listed crimes.   

 

Additional investigation revealed the stolen .22 caliber rifle was hidden within a residence at 1415 SW 27th St. in Redmond.  It was determined that Alecia Silvis was residing at the residence on NW 27th St. and she was wanted for crimes related to a theft from a vehicle in Bend where a firearm and bank checks were stolen. 

 

On 12/27/18, The Central Oregon Emergency Response Team (CERT) along with officers from the Redmond  and Bend Police Departments served a search warrant at 1415 SW 27th ST. in Redmond.  Alicia Silvis and three additional occupants were located inside the residence.  Silvis was lodged at the Deschutes County Jail for the outstanding warrant and the listed crimes.  The three remaining occupants were interviewed and released.  The stolen .22 caliber rifle from the robbery was recovered from a bedroom within the residence.  The stolen torch from the robbery was found within Fontaine’s vehicle, which was parked outside the residence.  Drug paraphernalia was also discovered and collected from the scene. 

 

Charges:

 

Ricky Fontaine:     

Robbery in the Second Degree (related to robbery)

Felon In Possession of a Firearm (related to robbery)

Parole Violation Warrant

Forgery in the First Degree (Unrelated to Robbery)

Possession of a Forged Instrument (Unrelated to Robbery)

Theft in the First Degree (Unrelated to Robbery)

Theft in the First Degree  (Unrelated to Robbery)

Criminal Conspiracy (Felony)   (Unrelated to Robbery)

 

Dakota Len

Robbery in the Second Degree (Related to robbery)

Theft in First Degree (Related to robbery)

 

Niya Brabec:           

Robbery in the Second Degree (Related to robbery)

Theft in the First Degree (Related to robbery)

 

Alecia Silvis:          

Forgery in the First Degree (Unrelated to robbery)

Possession of a Forged Instrument in the First Degree

(Unrelated to robbery)

Felon in Possession of a Firearm (Related to robbery)

Probation Violation Warrant (Related to robbery)

 

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Recovered Stolen Property (Theft of packages from porches) (Photo) - 12/23/18

Date: Sunday, December 23, 2018

Case # 2018-00395178, 2018-00396892, 2018-91001409

Date & Time of Incident: December 21 at 4 PM

Type of Incident:  Theft  

Location of Incident: Various locations in Bend

Victim:

John Dempsey, 32 year old male Bend Resident

Shea Long, 36 year old male Bend Resident

Suspect:

Steven Edward Stout, 39 year old Bend Resident

Narrative:

On 12/21/18, at 1630 hours, an officer from the Bend Police Department responded to a report of package thefts from a home in the 20000 block of Fairway Dr.  The homeowner reported that an unknown male subject was observed on home video surveillance coming to the front porch of their home, knocking on the door, and when they did not get a response the suspect stole the packages that had previously been delivered.  The packages contained Christmas presents for family members in the home.

The officer was able to obtain a copy of the video surveillance from the homeowner. The officer was able to identify the suspect vehicle, which was a 2004 Kia Optima, as well as the license plate on the vehicle. The officer identified Steven Stout as the suspect.

On December 23 while on patrol, a separate officer was able to identify Stout driving the previously identified vehicle from the thefts. That officer stopped the vehicle in the 2400 block of NE Twin Knolls.

During a search of the suspect vehicle, officers located and recovered the previously reported stolen property from December 21. During the search, other property was located and was found to be stolen from a different package theft in the 300 block of SW McKinley. As well as the recovered property, officers located heroin and methamphetamine on his person. Stout was arrested on the theft and drug charges.

Officers contacted the original theft victim and their property was returned.  Officers continued their investigation and were able to locate an additional victim of theft from the City of Bend Police Department Online Report System. 

Officers learned from the online report that over $1500 of snowboarding gear had been delivered and those packages had been stolen off their porch within moments of being delivered.   These products were also intended to be Christmas gifts to family members.  Officers contacted this victim as well, and their gifts were returned in time for Christmas.

Stout admitted to ingesting controlled substances prior to being stopped by officers.  Stout was transported by Bend Fire and Rescue to St Charles Bend, where he was cited and released.

 Theft I, PCS Heroin (Felony), PCS Methamphetamine (Felony)

The investigation is still ongoing and more victims may be identified.  If you have experienced a package theft please contact the Bend Police Department at 541-693-6911.