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Friday, 08 May 2020

COLES Meeting Agenda and Call In Info

Date: May 14, 2020 at 12:00pm

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes (February 2020) – Sheriff Jim Adkins
  2. Governors Order 20-12 Enforcement
  3. Inter-Agency Pursuit Agreement – Chief Jim Porter
  4. CODE Report a - Lt. Ken Mannix
  5. CODE Forfeitures – Deputy DA Chris Morgan
  6. CERT Report – Lt. Brian Beekman
  7. COLES/CODE Administrative Update – Capt. Deron McMaster
  8. Major Incident Team Report – Lt. Chris Seber
  9. Other Business

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Tues, 31 Jan 2017

Immigration: OSSA Legal Analysis

Many Oregon residents are asking their local Sheriff how President Trump’s January 25, 2017 Executive Order on Immigration will change local practices. The Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association provides the following analysis of this complex issue. The answer, at least in the short term, is that immediate changes to police practices are unlikely.

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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:35:48 PDT

Update: Death Investigation Near Redmond;Suspect Arrested (Photo)

Updated Release by Detective Sergeant Jayson Janes

Arrested: Clinton Kevin Holland, 61 years of age, Redmond, Oregon

Charges: Murder II

NARRATIVE

During the investigation into the murder of Nicole Jakubek, detectives served multiple search warrants. The search warrants led to evidence linking Clinton Kevin Holland to the murder. On 7/7/2020 an arrest warrant was issued for Holland for Murder II. The warrant was later served on Holland at the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility in the Dalles, Oregon where he is currently in custody on unrelated charges. Holland will be transported to the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Jail upon being released by Hood River County on his current charges.

This investigation is ongoing, any additional information will be released by the District Attorney's Office. The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Oregon State Police Crime Lab, Redmond Police Department, the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office, the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office, and Jakubek’s family and friends for their assistance in this investigation.

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Update Released by Lt. William Bailey on July 7, 2020 at 3:15 pm

Victim: Nicole G. Jakubek             Age: 54                 Redmond, Oregon

This case is now an active murder investigation.  Detectives have been working this case since yesterday and last night were granted a search warrant for the residence and property.

The victim has been identified as Nicole G. Jakubek of Redmond.  Her family has been notified and our thoughts are with them during this extremely difficult time.

A suspect in this case has been identified and is in police custody.  He was arrested outside of Deschutes County overnight and is currently being held on unrelated charges.  His identity is not being released at this time to ensure the integrity of the investigation.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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Released by: Lt. William Bailey - Public Information Officer

Release date: July 06, 2020

NARRATIVE:

On July 6, 2020, at approximately 10:30 am, deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residence in the 300 Block of SW 35th Street in Redmond to perform a welfare check on an adult female after a family member called in reporting he was unable to get ahold of her.  Deputies arrived and found an adult female deceased inside the residence.  DCSO detectives have been called to the scene and they are working with the Oregon State Police Crime Lab, Medical Examiner’s Office, and District Attorney’s Office on this active investigation.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2020 15:11:38 PDT

Injury ATV Crash in Alfalfa.

Injury ATV Crash in Alfalfa.

Released By: Sergeant Jason Wall

Release Date: 07/05/2020

Incident Date: 07/04/2020, 1:51 pm

Location: Public Land West of Deer Lane/Fremont Road, Alfalfa.

Vehicle #1: Yamaha Rhino All-Terrain Vehicle.

Driver #1: 14 Year Old Juvenile Male, Name Withheld.

Passenger#1: 14 Year Old Juvenile Male, Name Withheld.

Passenger#2: 13 Year Old Juvenile Male, Name Withheld.

 

Narrative:

On 07/04/20 at approximately 1:51 pm, Deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to assist Bend Fire/Medics with an injury All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) crash on Public Land near the intersection of Deer Lane and Fremont Road in Alfalfa.

Upon arrival Deputies learned three juvenile males were riding in an ATV on Public Land west of the intersection of Deer Lane and Fremont Road. While driving off-road the ATV was involved in a rollover crash, for unknown reasons, ejecting the driver and one passenger. The juveniles were not wearing helmets at the time of the crash, and the driver and front passenger were not utilizing the installed seatbelts. The second passenger was not ejected as a result of wearing a seatbelt.

A fourth juvenile male riding with the other juveniles in a separate ATV, not involved in the crash, immediately contacted an adult family member at a nearby residence. Deschutes County 911 Dispatch was contacted, and the adult began to render aid to the injured driver.

Due to the severity of the injury and distance to medical services an Air Ambulance (Air Link) responded to the area to transport the juvenile. A Landing Zone was established on Raven Lane.

Both passengers were uninjured as a result of the crash, however the driver was transported via Air Ambulance (Air Link) to St. Charles Medical Center, Bend with life threatening injuries.

Both ATV passengers were transported to St. Charles Medical Center, Bend by family members in personal vehicles.

Alcohol and/or Controlled Substances does not appear to be a factor in the crash.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the Adult Jail, provides Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Civil Process and Search and Rescue Operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

 

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Thu, 02 Jul 2020 14:00:27 PDT

Joint Law Enforcement Statement on the Governor's Face Mask Order (Photo)

Released by: Lt. William Bailey - Public Information Officer

Release date: July 2, 2020

NARRATIVE:

Central Oregon law enforcement agencies have received questions about what our roles are in enforcing the Governor’s Order to wear face coverings inside public buildings.

It has always been our goal to help community members understand the health and safety guidelines that have been put into place across Oregon. Our philosophy of enforcing this and other Orders will continue to be education and to seek voluntary compliance.  As the Governor has stated, the expectation is that OSHA Oregon will take the lead in enforcing her facemask requirement.

Law Enforcement will respond to and investigate all calls for service from business owners who report disputes or disturbances related to the facemask requirement, and then take the appropriate enforcement action if necessary.  Unless the call requires a law enforcement response, call OSHA at the toll-free number: 800-922-2689.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020 16:49:24 PDT

Fatal Power Glider Crash at the Bend Municipal Airport (Photo)

Released by: Sgt. William Bailey – Public Information Officer

Release Date: June 30, 2020

 

Location: Bend Municipal Airport; 63136 Powell Butte Highway

Deceased: McKeage, Christopher S.  Age: 65  Bend, Oregon

Aircraft: 2002 Avia Stroitel AC-5M glider

NARRATIVE:

On June 30, 2020, at approximately 1:25pm, deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a report of a glider crash in the NE corner of the Bend Municipal Airport.  Witnesses reported the aircraft caught fire immediately after it crashed. 

Deputies arrived and confirmed a power glider had crashed just after take-off from the airport and the sole occupant, Christopher S. McKeage of Bend, was deceased.  Bend Fire Department resources quickly extinguished a small brush fire that occurred because of the crash before it could spread to nearby trees.

Deputies spent the afternoon photographing and documenting the scene, contacting witnesses, and collecting nearby video surveillance around the time of the crash.  The information collected will be forwarded onto the FAA and NTSB to assist with their investigation.

The crash is still under investigation and cause has not been determined.  McKeage’s next of kin has been notified. 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Bend Police and Fire Departments and the Deschutes County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2020 16:48:19 PDT

Hit and Run Crash Blocks Highway 97 North of Redmond

Update:

The investigation into this crash is now complete.  A DRE (Drug Recognition Expert) from the Oregon State Police completed an evaluation on suspect Daughs.  It was determined that he was operating his vehicle under the influence of prescription drugs.  The charges of DUII (drugs) and Assault III have been added to the previous list of charges.  Mr. Daughs will be lodged at the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Adult Jail.

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Hit and Run Crash

06/28/20

By:  Sergeant Troy Gotchy

 

Arrested:  Daughs, Daniel Dale 59 years of age

                  Bend, Oregon

 

Vehicle:  2008 Chevy Malibu Silver

 

Charges:  Failure to perform the duties of a driver (felony)

                  Reckless Driving

                  Reckless Endangerment X 3

                           

 

Driver 2: Hedgecock, Anthony D. 43 years of age

                Madras, Oregon

 

Vehicle 2:  1995 Chrysler Le Baron

 

Passenger/Victim:  Summers, Heather 32 years of age

                                   Madras, Oregon

 

Driver 3:  Rasulov, Sanjar 33 years of age

                  Brooklyn, NY

 

Vehicle 3:  Tractor trailer

 

On 06/28/20 at approximately 1223 hours, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and the Redmond Fire Department were dispatched to a three vehicle motor vehicle crash with injuries on Highway 97 at mile post 118.  Dispatch advised this was a head on collision involving at least one semi-truck.

 

While units were responding to the scene, dispatch advised the vehicle that caused the crash left the scene travelling north on the Highway.  The information about the silver 2008 Chevy Malibu was passed on to the Oregon State Police.  Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrived on scene, and found the Chrysler Le Baron wedged under the semi-truck near the rear tires of the trailer.  The female passenger in the Chrysler was found lying on the ground with serious injuries. 

 

The Redmond Fire Department arrived on scene, and transported the female to St. Charles Redmond with non-life threatening injuries.  During this time, a Trooper with the Oregon State Police located the suspect vehicle and stopped it at mile post 113 on Highway 97.  He was taken into custody for the listed charges, and transported back to the scene.

 

The investigation revealed the suspect (Daughs) was North bound on Highway 97 when he crossed over into the South bound lanes.  The driver of the Chrysler (Hedgecock) swerved to avoid the suspect, but hit the rear of the suspect vehicle.  The Chrysler continued into the North bound lanes, and struck the semi-truck.  Three of the four lanes of Highway 97 were blocked for approximately 30 minutes until the vehicles could be removed.  The Chevy Malibu and the Chrysler Le Baron had to be towed due to damage caused in the crash.

 

At this time the investigation is ongoing as to whether drugs and/or alcohol were a factor in the crash.  No one else was injured in the crash, and the semi-truck was able to drive away from the scene. The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Oregon State Police, the Redmond Fire Department, and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with four K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today lead by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

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Sun, 21 Jun 2020 21:24:11 PDT

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Rescues Broken Top Hiker (Photo)

Released by:      Dep. Joshua Westfall, Assistant Search And Rescue Coordinator

Occurred:            06/21/2020     7:10 PM

Location:             Broken Top mountain

Rescued:             Nelson, Chantel, 34 yo female, Beaverton, OR
           

NARRATIVE:

On June 20th around 7:10 PM, Deschutes County Dispatch received a 911 call regarding a hiker, later identified as Chantel Nelson, who was reportedly hiking near Broken Top mountain and "in trouble". According to Nelson's hiking partners, she was also beginning to lose consciousness and could not continue on her own.

Based on this information, two DCSO Deputies and 9 Deschutes County Search and Rescue Volunteers responded to assist. One Deputy remained in quarters with a volunteer to coordinate the mission while another Deputy responded to the scene with the 8 other volunteers. 

Based on Nelson's location and the amount of intermintent snowpack on the forest service roads in the area, reaching her location proved challenging. Due to weather and the circumstances of the call, air transport was not an option at that time. SAR resources drove up Bearwallow Rd in trucks towing two offroad SAR vehicles--DCSO SAR's Ranger and Argo. The Deputy and volunteers then deployed up forest service road 370 to the 380 Rd in the Ranger and Argo. Due to the amount of snow, these roads were later determined to be impassable for one of the offroad vehicles, resulting in some SAR volunteers having to hike in on foot. 

SAR volunteers first reached Nelson around 12:40 am and began tending to her. After tending to her Nelson was able to walk down the mountain with the assistance of the volunteers. Nelson walked to the Broken Top Trailhead where DCSO SAR vehicle Argo was waiting. Nelson was then transported to the SAR trucks in the Argo and then provided transport into Bend at her request. Nelson declined further medical assistance at that time. DCSO resources returned to quarters at approximately 7:00 am the following morning. 

It was later determined that intoxicants were the primary factor in Nelson's inability to continue down the mountain, requiring her resuce. The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office would like to remind the public that consuming intoxicants while recreating in the wilderness can lead to dangerous situations necessitating rescue and potentially putting the recreator and rescuers at risk as a result. 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with four K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today lead by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.


Sun, 21 Jun 2020 17:36:18 PDT

Injury Motorcycle Crash at Wickiup Reservoir (Photo)

Injury Motorcycle Crash at Wickiup Reservoir

 

Released by: Lieutenant Ty Rupert

Release Date: 6/21/20

 

Rider #1: Caleb Krause 28 yom from Newberg, Oregon

Vehicle #1: Honda Dirt Bike

 

NARRATIVE: On June 21, 2020 at approximately 1000 hours deputies from the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an injury motorcycle crash at Wickiup Reservoir. Initial information received was the rider had a possible broken femur. Deputies located the rider in the forested area on the Deschutes River Arm across from Gull Point Campground at Wickiup Reservoir.

 

LaPine Fire Medics were dispatched to the area but were unable to access the patient due to the terrain. Medics were transported to the scene of the crash by an Oregon State Police Game Trooper to treat the rider. A Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol boat responded to the scene to assist. The Marine Patrol boat transported the patient from the scene of the crash to the Gull Point boat ramp to an awaiting LaPine Fire Medic.

 

Due to the severity of the injury and distance to medical services an Air Ambulance (Life Flight) responded to the area to transport the rider.  An LZ (Landing Zone) was established at North Wickiup boat ramp. The rider was transported by air ambulance to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend for treatment with what appeared to be a broken femur on his right leg.

 

The rider was not wearing a helmet and alcohol does not appear to have been a contributing factor in the crash.

 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

 

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Sat, 20 Jun 2020 18:08:24 PDT

Vehicle vs. Motorcycle La Pine (Photo)

UPDATE: Also assisting on scene was Crescent Fire. Attached are photogrpahs from the scene. Birchell's family has been notified of the crash. 

Released by: Lt. Ty Rupert

Release Date: 6/20/20

 

Driver #1: Marvin Cudd Jr. 71 yom Sunriver, Oregon

Vehicle #1: 2003 Ford Taurus

 

Driver #2: Joseph Birchell 36 yom Venice, Florida

Vehicle #2: 2006 Yamaha VMax motorcycle

 

NARRATIVE: On June 20, 2020 at approximately 1252 hours deputies were dispatched to Highway 97 and Finley Butte Rd. in La Pine for a report of a vehicle vs. motorcycle crash.

 

Upon arrival deputies located the rider, Joseph Birchell of Venice, Florida laying in the middle of Highway 97. Parked on Finley Butte Rd was a 2003 Ford Taurus driven by Marvin Cudd Jr. of Sunriver, Oregon who had crashed into Birchell. Birchell sustained a critical injury to his lower right leg. Birchell was treated by La pine Fire as well as Sunriver Fire at the Scene. A landing zone was setup on Highway 97 for Airlink to respond. Due to the severity of the injury, Birchell was flown by Air ambulance (Airlink) to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend for a critical injury.

 

Highway 97 was closed in both directions for approximately 45 minutes. ODOT assisted with traffic control.

 

The investigation revealed that Cudd Jr. was driving southbound on Highway 97 and pulled onto the shoulder of the roadway. Birchell was also southbound on Highway 97 in his lane of travel. Cudd Jr. unexpectedly pulled back into the southbound lane of travel to follow a car he had been waiting for and struck Birchell. Birchell and his motorcycle slid across Highway 97 and came to rest in the northbound lanes near Finely Butte Rd.

 

Drugs and alcohol were not contributing factors in the crash. Cudd Jr. was cited for careless driving. Birchell’s motorcycle was towed from the scene.

 

 

 

 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

 

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Wed, 17 Jun 2020 15:06:35 PDT

ATV riders locate a deceased male east of Bend/ Bike Found (Photo)

Updated Press Release:  Lt. Chad Davis

Release Date: 6/17/20 at 3:05 p.m

Deceased male: Sims, John Eric    Age: 36

      Portland, Or.

Associated vehicle:  2008 Subaru Forester, red in color

Updated press release narrative: 

On 6/16/20, after the initial press release on this incident, a citizen contacted the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and reported they had located a red mountain bike that matched the description of John Sims’ bike.  Detectives responded to an area to the east of the Millican OHV play area, where the bike was located near trail # 20.   The bike was located less than one mile west of where Sims’ body was recovered.  The bike had sustained some damage, which may have been the result of a crash.  

 

Today, 21 members of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Unit and 2 deputies responded to the scene where Sims’ bike was located and conducted an additional search for evidence.   The search consisted of grid searching the area between the location of the bike and where Sims’ body was recovered.  No additional evidence was located during this search. 

 

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NARRATIVE:

On 6/14/20 at 12:32 p.m., deputies from the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a deceased male, who had been located by ATV riders.  This location was approximately one mile north of Hwy 20 near milepost 28.   Deputies arrived on scene and began conducting a death investigation.   Detectives and a Deputy Medical Examiner from the Deschutes County Medical Examiner’s Office arrived on scene to assist in the investigation.  The male was later identified as John Eric Sims, age 36, of Portland, Oregon.

 

The investigation determined Sims had come to visit Central Oregon and his destination was the Pine Mountain Observatory.  Sims drove to an area above the Pine Mountain U.S. Forest Service Campground and parked his 2008 Subaru Forester.  It is believed Sims left his vehicle riding his mountain bike and at some point became separated from his bike.  Sims appeared to have walked for several miles until he collapsed at the location where he was located by the ATV riders.   Based upon the condition of Sims’ body, it appeared he died due to exposure to the elements. It was also determined his body had been at the location for several days.   There was no evidence of foul play.  Sims’ next of kin has been notified. 

 

Investigators are still attempting to locate Sims’ mountain bike, which is described as being an unknown brand mountain bike that is red in color.   The public is encouraged to contact the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office at 541-693-6911, if they locate an abandoned red mountain bike in this area

 

 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

 

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Mon, 15 Jun 2020 17:04:38 PDT

Use of Force Incident Under Review (Photo)

Released by: Sgt. William Bailey – Public Information Officer

Release Date: June 15, 2020

NARRATIVE:

This morning, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office became aware of a photo circulating on social media that appeared to show two of our deputies holding down a female subject, while one of them had a knee on or near her neck.  The photo appears to be a screen shot of cell phone video taken on June 11, 2019.

The cell phone video was captured while deputies were at a residence in Deschutes River Woods on June 11, 2019, enforcing an Order of Assistance: Recover a Child Under Immediate Danger, signed in Deschutes County Circuit Court.  The mother was resisting and blocking deputies and repeatedly called 911 while the deputies were at the residence attempting to locate the child.  The mother received warnings about the crime of Improper Use of 911, yet after they left the residence, she called 911 again when no emergency existed.  Deputies returned to the residence to arrest her for Improper Use of 911 when this incident of force occurred.  

Sheriff Nelson has ordered a complete review of this image and the force depicted in it.  The sheriff’s office takes these matters very seriously and he promises a complete review of the force utilized by the two deputies.  We are working to obtain a copy of the video from the subject that posted the image to social media.

A copy of the DCSO police reports from this incident are available upon request.  As the criminal case is still working its way through the courts, names and other protected information has been redacted.  Media entities that have not already received a copy can request one by emailing Sheriff.PIO@deschutes.org.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

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Mon, 15 Jun 2020 16:07:05 PDT

Rollover MVA of Stolen Vehicle

Released by: Lieutenant Ty Rupert

Release Date: 6/15/2020

 

Location: George Millican Rd near milepost 23

 

Arrested: Jacob Cody Echols 37 yom from Texas  

 

Charges:

Theft 1

Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle

Unauthorized Entry of a Motor Vehicle

Theft 2 (2 Counts)

Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Felon in Possession of Body Armor

Criminal Mischief 1

Possession of Burglary Tools

Criminal Mischief 2

 

NARRATIVE:

On June 13th, 2020 at approximately 0659 hours deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover near Mile Post 23 on George Millican Road. While deputies were in route they were advised the vehicle and license plates were possibly stolen out of Deschutes County. Initial reports said there was nobody around the vehicle. Deputies arrived and observed a 2006 Ford F250 upside down off the side of the road. It was determined the vehicle was stolen on June 1, 2020 out of Bend.

 

A K9 deputy and his K9 partner Ezel conducted a track leading from the vehicle where they located a male suspect sitting on a rock approximately 200 yards from the vehicle. The male was identified as 37 year old Jacob Cody Echols from Texas.

 

When deputies contacted Echols he was wearing a hoodie type sweatshirt with body armor on underneath the sweatshirt. Also alongside him was a backpack with a machete. Inside the vehicle deputies located a stolen AR15 rifle with loaded magazines. After inventorying the stolen vehicle there were several items located including hockey type masks, stolen license plates and pry bars. The Crook County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation. Echols had received minor injuries as a result of the crash but refused medical treatment. Echols was taken into custody without incident and lodged in the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Adult Jail on the above listed charges.  

 

 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

 

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Mon, 15 Jun 2020 14:09:06 PDT

Missing hiker located near Johnny Lake

Date:  06/15/20

By:  Deputy Shane Zook, Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator

Location:  Johnny Lake, West of Cascade Lake Highway

Located Subject:  Cody Lumby, 29 year old male, Monmouth, OR

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Unit located a missing hiker that became lost near Johnny Lake on 06-14-20.  The missing hiker, Mr. Cody Lumby, from Monmouth, Oregon, was camping with family and friends near Johnny Lake.  Lumby and his friend decided to go for a walk near the lake at about 8 AM.  Lumby and his friend stopped for a few minutes to use marijuana, and shortly afterwards, became separated. 

Lumby's friends searched the area, but could not locate him, so they called 911.  Twenty nine DCSO SAR Volunteers and three DCSO Deputies, were involved in the search for Lumby.  US Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers also assisted with the search.  DCSO SAR Volunteers were divided into Ground Search Teams as well as a K9 team.  At about 9 PM, SAR Volunteers who were searching north of Johnny Lake were conducting sound sweeps (calling out to Lumby as well as using whistles) and they heard a reply in the distance.  They followed the sound of the voice they were hearing and located Lumby. 

After becoming lost, Lumby suffered a minor injury, which made it very difficult for him to walk, so he had built himself a small fire to keep warm.  When Lumby heard the SAR Volunteers calling out for him, he began yelling back until he was found.  SAR Volunteers assisted Lumby in getting back to his camp as well as extinguishing his warming fire.  Lumby refused any further medical treatment.

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office would like to remind citizens that while in the wilderness, drugs and alcohol can affect your ability to navigate through areas of dense forest like that found around Johnny Lake. 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

 

 


Sat, 13 Jun 2020 05:44:31 PDT

LaPine man Cited for Interfering with Fire Department (Photo)

Released by: Sgt. Shawn Heierman 

Release Date: June 13 , 2020

 

Location:    15770 Burgess Rd., La Pine, OR

 

Arrested:     Newingham, Eddie Elwood ( Cited in Lieu of Custody )

                        LaPine resident ( 54 year old male )

 

Charges:     Interfering with a Firefighter 

                     Interfering with a Police Officer

                     Menacing

                       

 NARRATIVE:

 

On June 13, 2020 at approximately 1:09 a.m., Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a structural fire at High Lakes Towing and Recovery located at 15770 Burgess Rd in La Pine. Upon arrival, Deputies discovered the west half of the shop at High Lakes Towing was fully engulfed with flames extending through the roof. Several vehicles near the shop along with a 5th Wheel RV were also engulfed in flames. Nearby residents were quickly evacuated for their safety.

 

Eddie Newingham who is an employee of High Lakes Towing, was refusing to leave the burning structure due to his concerns over a missing cat. Firefighting efforts to save the burning building were temporarily halted due to Newingham repeatedly exiting and re-entered the building while looking for his cat.  Newingham exhibited an aggressive and confrontational demeanor towards law enforcement during their attempts to gain his cooperation. 

 

Newingham was ordered to leave the burning building numerous times, but continued to do so while armed with 2 long handle axes that he used to menace law enforcement deputies who approached him.  

 

Newingham was eventually cordoned off from the burning shop in an adjacent fenced in area. Newingham was coaxed into relinquishing the axes he was carrying, and deputies used further deescalation techniques to calm Newingham's aggressive behavior. 

 

La Pine firefighters were able to extinguish the fire in the burning vehicles and building, but not before extensive damage was done. Total losses to property at this point are unknown. The owner of High Lakes Towing was out of town but was notified by phone of the damage to his business. The fire is believed to have been caused by welding repairs being performed on a RV parked next to the shop. Newingham was not cooperative with questions regarding the fire.

 

Newingham was given a criminal citation to appear in Bend Circuit Court on the above listed charges.

 

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office would like to thank La Pine Fire Department, Oregon State Police and Sunriver Police Department for their assistance with this incident.

 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

 

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Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:52:50 PDT

Blue Line Safety Zone added to La Pine (Photo)

Prepared by: Sgt. William Bailey - Public Information Officer

Release date: June 10, 2020

NARRATIVE:

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office is now offering the Blue Line Safety Zone in the parking lot of our La Pine substation. This clearly marked and well-lit location is for our community to use for the various kinds of exchanges that occur every day in Central Oregon. Examples include child visitation exchanges and the legal buying and selling of merchandise from various online websites. By providing a location in the parking lot of the Sheriff’s Office substation in La Pine, we are hoping to deter those that would take advantage of or do harm to those in our community.

This location is under 24-hour video surveillance and provides a safer location for members of our community to meet and exchange children or legally purchased merchandise. Our deputies will not get involved in or directly monitor these transactions; however, if the need arises we would have video surveillance available to refer back to. Community members should call 911 from this location should an emergency arise.

Meeting a person unknown to you to complete an online transaction comes with inherent risk. Community members should always use caution and choose a public location to complete any online transaction.

This is the third Blue Line Safety Zone the sheriff’s office offers in Deschutes County. Other locations include the parking lots of our Public Safety Campus in Bend and Sisters substation.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

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