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Motor Vehicle Crash on the southbound Parkway near Hawthorne (Photo) - 04/19/18

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018                                                                       

Case # 2018-111807                            

Date and Time of Incident:  April 19th, 2018 at 08:40am   

Type of Incident:  Motor Vehicle Crash

Location of Incident:  Southbound Bend Parkway near NW Hawthorne


Driver vehicle #1:

27 year old male                                                                         Bend resident

Passenger vehicle #1:

10 year old male                                                                         Bend resident

Driver vehicle #2:

33 year old male                                                                         Bend resident



On April 19 at 8:40am, the Bend Police Department and Bend Fire and Rescue responded to the report of an injury motor vehicle crash on the Bend Parkway near NW Hawthorne. Deschutes County 911 Dispatch advised that there was a person entrapped in one of the involved vehicles.

When first responders arrived on scene, they learned a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado had collided with a 2004 Subaru Impreza. A 10 year old child was removed from the Subaru by the driver of the Subaru and the child was contacted by first responders immediately. Bend Police Officers provided immediate lifesaving assistance to the child until Bend Fire and Rescue arrived a short time later. The child was transported to St. Charles Bend with life threatening injuries. The child has since been transported by air ambulance to a trauma center in the Portland Oregon area.

The driver of the Subaru did not suffer noticeable injuries. The driver of the Silverado pickup was trapped inside his vehicle until Bend Fire and Rescue was able to remove him. The driver was transported to St. Charles Bend with non-life threatening injuries.

The initial investigation has found the Silverado pickup was traveling northbound on the Bend Parkway. The pickup left the northbound lane, crossed the center median and collided with the Subaru Impreza, which was driving south on the Bend Parkway.

The Oregon State Police and Oregon Department of Transportation assisted with this investigation. The roadway was blocked for just over an hour.

This investigation is ongoing to find the cause of the crash. The Bend Police Department would like to ask if anyone was a witness to this crash to please contact us at 541-693-6911.

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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest (Photo) - 04/07/18


Jordan Weigel  24 year old Terrebone, OR resident

On 4/6/18 at approximately 0157 hours, a Bend Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a red, 2000 Honda Accord with California license plates for a minor traffic violation.  The officer had observed the vehicle make a series of suspicious turns and suspicious driving maneuvers prior to the traffic stop.  The officer identified the driver as Jordan Lynn Weigel.  Other occupants of the vehicle were known to the officers to be involved in the use and possession of illegal narcotics.  While the initial officer was filling out a warning for the violation, another officer developed probable cause to search the vehicle for controlled substances.  A search of the vehicle revealed 42.45 grams (1.497 ounces) of heroin, user quantities of methamphetamine, Xanex pills, packaging material, digital scales and $697.00 in cash.  Based on evidence obtained during the investigation, Weigel was arrested on the below listed charges and transported to the Deschutes County Adult Jail where she was lodged.


PCS Heroin

MCS Heroin

DCS Heroin

PCS Methamphetamine

PCS Schedule IV Controlled substance

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Attempted theft at COCC (Photo) - 04/05/18

Date: Thursday, April 05, 2018                                                                       

Case # 2018-096545                            

Date and Time of Incident:  April 4th, 2018 at 11:00am   

Type of Incident:  Attempted theft

Location of Incident:  2600 NW College Way; Central Oregon Community College


20 year old                                                                                 Bend resident


45 year old white male, 5’8” medium build, described as having long hair past his shoulders and a beard longer than his hair. Last seen wearing a short sleeve green shirt and acid washed jeans.


On April 4th at 7:10pm, officers with the Bend Police Department made contact with a female COCC student regarding an attempted theft. The student mentioned after she left a class and went to her vehicle, an unknown suspect attempted to steal her backpack from her.

The student reported parking her vehicle in parking lot B12. As she was getting into her car at around 11:00am, the suspect grabbed a single strap of her backpack in an attempt to remove it from her. The student pushed the suspect into another parked vehicle, before the suspect ran away. The student never lost any property and the suspect fled without being contacted.

Officers went to the area of the attempted theft to look for additional evidence. At this time, no suspect has been identified.

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SE Bend Traffic Stop Leads to Methamphetamine Seizure (Photo) - 03/30/18


Christopher Lee Hughes 32 year old

Bend, Oregon Resident



Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine

Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine

Felon in Possession of Restricted Weapon (Switch blade)

Theft I (by receiving stolen property)


Investigation Details:

On March 29, 2018, at about 2121 hours, a Bend Police Officer executed a traffic stop near the location of SE 4th Street and SE Railroad Street within the city limits of Bend, Oregon.

While initiating the traffic stop, which involved a black BMW sedan, a bag was thrown from the passenger side of the vehicle.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was contacted and identified as Christopher Lee Hughes. Hughes was detained and eventually searched. A switch blade style knife was located on Hughes’ person at this time. Furthermore, a subsequent search of the bag that was thrown from Hughes vehicle revealed a substantial amount of a crystalline substance which field tested as methamphetamine.

Hughes’ vehicle was searched and a Samsung Galaxy cell phone was located in his vehicle and identified as stolen property in relation to a Washington County theft case. In addition, further evidence of drug distribution was located within Hughes’ vehicle.

In total, 59.5 grams of methamphetamine and $801 cash were seized in relation to this case. Hughes was lodged at Deschutes County Adult Jail on the listed criminal charges.


Theft of ATM machine from K Market on NW Albany (Photo) - 03/26/18

Bend Police Department

Date: Monday, March 26, 2018 Case # 2018-00086377

Date & Time of Incident: 03-26-18 between 0330 and 0345 hours
Type of Incident: Burglary
Location of Incident: 1400 NW Albany Bend, Or.

Victim Information:
K Market

Suspect Information:
Dark colored SUV

On Monday, March 26th, 2018 at 0536 hours, Bend Police officers responded to the K market at 1400 NW Albany on a reported burglary to the business. At approximately 0330 hours, a male subject is seen on video surveillance breaking a front window to the business and then backing a darker colored SUV up to the window. A lone male adult is seen removing the ATM machine from within the business and then leaving the scene.

A still photograph of the suspect and vehicle are attached. If anyone has information on this subject, vehicle or incident, they are asked to contact the Bend Police Department through the non-emergency line at 541-693-6911.

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