New Sheriff:  L. Shane Nelson

New Sheriff: L. Shane Nelson

Date: 7/1/2015

L. Shane Nelson was sworn in this morning as the ninth Sheriff of Deschutes County.


Found Pony and Goat

Found Pony and Goat

Date: 6/26/2015

The pony was located in the area of Cricketwood Rd. near Repine Dr.
The goat was located in the area of Elsinore Rd. and Solar Dr. which is just south of the Sunriver area.


Corrections Deputy Saves Inmate

Corrections Deputy Saves Inmate

Date: 6/25/2015

On 06/24/15 at 2:25 p.m., Deputy Kevin Carkhuff, a 7 1/2 year Corrections Deputy, was working in the Medical/Mental Health Unit in the Adult Jail. He heard a female inmate coughing and went to check on her. He noticed she was in distress and determined she was choking after signals from the inmate. He performed the Heimlich Maneuver which dislodged a piece of food from the inmate’s airway.


Fire Evacuation PSA

Fire Evacuation PSA

Date: 6/25/2015

Fire Information and Evacuation Levels


Subdivision Burglaries East of Bend

Subdivision Burglaries East of Bend

Date: 6/25/2015

Within the past two weeks there have been three separate burglaries to residences in the subdivision east of Ward Road and South of Dobbin Road just east of Bend.


Injury Motor Vehicle Crash

Injury Motor Vehicle Crash

Date: 5/16/2014

Injury motor vehicle crash on Highway 97 at 61st Street between Bend and Redmond


Lost Cross Country Skier, Swampy Lakes Trail

Lost Cross Country Skier, Swampy Lakes Trail

Date: 2/10/2014

On 02-10-2014 at about 3:20 pm, Deschutes County 911 received a call from a female (Sophia Thundercloud) requesting help.


Kentucky Road Death Investigation

Kentucky Road Death Investigation

Date: 2/8/2014

On February 8, 2014 a deputies of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office along with the Bend Fire Department responded to a call of a medical emergency where a 61 year old male had been located collapsed in the snow by his wife on Kentucky Road in the Bend area.


Crossroads Loop Death Investigation

Crossroads Loop Death Investigation

Date: 2/8/2014

On February 8, 2014 a deputy of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for a welfare check of an elderly couple in the Sisters area that had last been seen on the evening of February 7, 2014.


Shot Fired

Shot Fired

Date: 2/1/2014

A shot fired at a residence on Scaup Drive in the Sunriver area.