There have been three possibly related burglaries at homes in a subdivision east of Bend in the past two weeks, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said Thursday as they urged the public to watch for suspicious activity and to make use of the vacation house check service they offer.
Redmond police said Friday they arrested a 19-year-old Prineville man as he was released from the Crook County Jail, this time on new car theft and other charges stemming a March 24 incident in Redmond. They also said they are still looking for a stolen pink side-by-side ATV.
Another rash of illegal car entries were reported early Saturday, hitting at least 17 vehicles parked on eight streets in northeast Bend neighborhoods – and so far, all of the victims found had left their cars unlocked, police said.
A masked gunman held up a Bend coin and jewelry shop Friday morning and ran from the scene, prompting a police search of the area and the release of surveillance photos in hopes of catching him; a Crime Stoppers reward also is out..
Crook County authorities are looking for whoever drained a private reservoir east of Big Summit Prairie, while the landowner is offering a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the vandals, officials said Monday.
A witness has helped Redmond police develop a composite drawing of a suspect who held up the same northwest Redmond Subway at knifepoint twice in less than three weeks, officers said Thursday. They acknowledged it looked similar to a man arrested this week in a motel robbery at knifepoint.
At least nine small fires were set off a forest road east of La Pine within a 2-day period last month, and now U.S. Forest Service law enforcers are seeking any tips from the public in hopes of finding who did it.