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Subject flees Bend Police/ Caputred and faces charges of restraining order violation and unlawful possession of a firearm - 05/19/18


Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018                         Case # 2018-00144518


Date & Time of Incident:  05-19-18 @ 0851

Type of Incident:             Unlawful possession of firearm/ Restraining order violation

Location of Incident:       NE Purcell/ NE Twin Knolls Bend, Or.


Suspect Information:

Schlicker, Grant  38 year old Bend resident




On Saturday, May 19th at 0851 hours, Grant Schlicker fled on foot from a Bend Police Officer in the area of NE Purcell and NE Twin Knolls.   Bend Police had been investigating Schlicker for violation of a no contact order.  Schlicker fled through numerous backyards and business areas in his flight from Officers.

Bend Police Officers set up a perimeter and at 0938 hours, were able to locate him hiding in an undeveloped area near 1900 NE Bear Creek by the Healy Heights apartment complex.  Schlicker was taken into custody without further incident. 

As the investigation unfolded, it was determined Schlicker had left his vehicle at Xcel fitness and fled when a Bend Police Officer attempted contact with him as he was leaving the business.  A firearm was visible inside his vehicle, a 2012 Chevrolet Pick-up.  Officers obtained a search warrant and were able to seize an unloaded revolver from within the vehicle.  Schlicker was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm as he is a convicted felon.  Schlicker was lodged at the Deschutes County Jail on the below listed charges.



Violation of Restraining order
Unlawful possession of a firearm
Interfering with a Police Officer
Criminal Trespass II (2 counts)


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Multiple arrests for bicycle thefts from Bend Senior High School (Photo) - 05/17/18

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018                                                                        

Case # Multiple case numbers              

Date & Time of Incident: April 15th through April 24th                                     

Type of Incident:  Bicycle thefts           

Location of Incident:  SE Glenwood area between 9th and 6th Street


Anastacia Marilyn Garcia Egan      23 year old                             Bend resident

Eric Q Fletcher                              23 year old                             Bend resident

Mitchell Travis Charriere                27 year old                                    Transient

Mark Lewis Miltimore                     29 year old                             Bend resident

Eric Ray Spott                               54 year old                             Bend resident

Nicholas Ryan Lopez                    35 year old                             Bend resident


In early April 2018, the Bend Police Department was made aware of multiple bicycle thefts taking place from a storage area at Bend Senior High School (BSHS). The bicycles are a part of an educational program that teaches students to fix and build bicycles. The educators in charge of the program became concerned and notified the School Resource Officer assigned to BSHS.

Working with our patrol officers and Intelligent Led Policing Team, a proactive policing effort was put into place to work on reducing these thefts. Over the period between April 15 and April 24 six people were arrested for possessing stolen bicycles from BSHS.

We found bicycles were mostly stolen in the early morning hours. The following people were contacted and arrested regarding thefts from BSHS:

  • Anastacia Egan was arrested for Theft I and Criminal Trespass II
  • Eric Fletcher was arrested for Theft I and Criminal Trespass II
  • Eric Spott was arrested for Theft I and Criminal Trespass II
  • Mark Miltimore was arrested for Theft I and Criminal Trespass II
  • Mitchell Charriere was arrested for Theft I, Theft II (2 counts), Possession of Methamphetamine and Criminal Trespass II
  • Nicholas Lopez was arrested for Theft I and Criminal Trespass II

All the suspects were transported to the Deschutes County Jail, where they were lodged on the listed crimes.

The Bend Police Department is committed to reducing bicycle thefts throughout our community. We highly encourage all of our residents to record their serial numbers at, take photographs of your bicycle, lock bicycles up using a high-quality bike lock and report if your bicycle has been stolen. Our officers are finding abandoned bicycles every day and our goal is to return stolen property to the rightful owners.

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Bend Police investigate shooting at Jack in the Box (Photo) - 05/16/18

**********Update May 16th- identity of people involved***********

Contacted 1 – Christopher Michael Nolan                            39 year-old                                 transient 

Contacted 2 – Robert Joseph Garris                                    39 year-old                                 Medford resident

During the investigation into the shooting at Jack in the Box restaurant on May 14th, detectives with the Bend Police Department learned Christopher Nolan pulled out a knife and confronted Robert Garris in the area of the drive-through. This confrontation was unprovoked, and the two subjects did not know each other.

During the confrontation with Nolan, Garris pulled out a handgun and shot Nolan multiple times. Garris was possessing and carrying his firearm legally. Bend Fire and Rescue transported Nolan to St. Charles Medical Center with life threatening injuries. Garris has and continues to cooperate with law enforcement with this investigation.

This investigation is ongoing and will be reviewed by the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office.

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Contacted (1) - 39 year-old white male, transient

Contacted (2) - 39 year-old white male, Medford resident


On Monday May 14th at approximately 9:38pm Bend Police Officers responded to a shooting in the drive-through area of the Jack in the Box restaurant at 805 NE 3rd St. in Bend. Officers arrived to find one adult male with multiple gunshot wounds, and another adult male on scene still armed with a handgun.


The male with the gunshot wounds was transported by the Bend Fire Department to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend for medical treatment. The male with the handgun was detained and transported to the Bend Police Department for questioning.


The investigation continued throughout the night with the assistance from Bend Police Detectives, Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office, and the Oregon State Police Crime lab. All subjects involved in this incident have been contacted and identified. There is no threat to the public regarding this incident. The investigation is ongoing at this time.


The Bend Police Department is asking if you witnessed this event or have information related to this investigation, and you were not already contacted, to please contact non-emergency dispatch at 541-693-6911.

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DUII Crash into a Power Pole (Photo) - 05/13/18

Date: Sunday, May 13, 2018

Case #2018-137943


Date and Time of Incident: May 13, 2018 at 5:41 PM


Type of Incident: Motor Vehicle Crash into a Power Pole/DUII Arrest

Location of Incident: Boyd Acres Rd/Lamoine Ln, Bend.

Suspect: Nicholas Fortin, 27 year old Bend resident.

Suspect vehicle: 2008 Ford F150

Charge: Driving While Under the Influence, Reckless Driving, Criminal Mischief II


On May 13, 2018, the Bend Police responded to a reported hit and run to a power pole at Boyd Acres Rd near Lamoine Ln.  Officers arrived on scene and located the vehicle and single occupant, uninjured, a short distance away from the motor vehicle crash.  The driver, Nicholas Fortin, was traveling south bound on Boyd Acres Rd near Lamoine Lane where he was traveling too fast to negotiate the curve.  He lost control of the vehicle, striking landscaping rocks and then a power pole, snapping it in half. 

The road was was closed to a single lane of travel during the time the power lines were down on the roadway.  Pacific Power is still on scene restoring power to the residents.   

The driver of the truck Nicholas Fortin was arrested for driving while under the influence, reckless driving, and criminal mischief II.  He was lodged at the Deschutes County Jail.



Bend man arrested for Arson following two reported fires (Photo) - 05/13/18

Date: Sunday, May 13, 2018                                                                      


Case # 2018-00137645                          


Date and Time of Incident:  May 13, 2018 at 11:15 AM 


Type of Incident: Arson  


Location of Incident:  63313 Lamoine Lane, Bend.


Suspect: Bobby Yarbrough, 38 year old Bend resident.


Charges: Arson I, Reckless Burning, Criminal Mischief I.


On May 13, 2018, Officers with the Bend Police Department and Bend Fire Department were dispatched to 63313 Lamoine Lane on two separate incidents.

At 08:45 AM, an open burn was reported in the backyard of the residence. Bobby Yarbrough was contacted at the residence, however it was determined that no crimes had occurred at that time.

At 11:15 AM, a structure fire was reported in the backyard of the residence. Witnesses reported that a shed was fully engulfed with flames reaching 25 feet in the air.  The fire was extinguished by Bend Fire and based on evidence at the scene and witness statements, Bend Police Officers began an Arson investigation. Officers on scene contacted Yarbrough at the residence and took him into custody a short time later.

No injuries were reported in either incident and the shed was determined to be a total loss.

Yarbrough was transported to St. Charles Hospital where he is currently being evaluated.

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Canby Oregon man stabbed in front of local nightclub (Photo) - 05/10/18

**************UPDATE MAY 10TH- Arrest and identity of two suspects**************


Isaias Gutierrez Parra        22 year old                                           Culver Resident

Edgar Ramirez                  25 year old                                           Madras Resident

The Bend Police Department received multiple tips after releasing pictures from video surveillance in reference to the investigation of the assault that took place in front of the Seven nightclub on May 5. The tips yielded the identity of two suspects, Isaias Gutierrez Para and Edgar Ramirez.

With the assistance of the Prineville Police Department, both suspects were arrested in Prineville late in the night on May 9th. Additional suspects are being sought by investigators, as the investigation is ongoing.

Both Parra and Ramirez were both charged with Assault in the Third Degree and lodged at the Deschutes County Adult Jail in the early morning of May 10th .  

****************UPDATED MAY 9TH-Photographs of people with knowledge of the event***************

Investigators with the Bend Police Department are asking for the community's assistance in identifying people that may have information regarding this investigation. Investigators are asking for anyone who can identify persons in these photographs to call Deschutes County 911 non-emergency dispatch at 541-693-6911. 

Again, these are persons we believe have information about this investigation and we would like to identify them. 


*****************UPDATE:  Assistance requested***********************


The Bend Police Department is asking for any witnesses with video of this incident to contact police at (541)693-6911. 


Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018                                                                      


Case # 2018-00128847                          


Date and Time of Incident:  May 5, 2018 at 01:17am   


Type of Incident:  Stabbing


Location of Incident:  SEVEN Restaurant and Nightclub, 1033 NW Bond Street, Bend.


Suspects: Four Hispanic males, all described as having Fade haircuts, one male wearing a red and black jersey.


Victim: Antonio Luis Zuniga / 29 year old Canby Oregon resident.


On May 5, 2018 around 01:17 hours, officers with the Bend Police Department were dispatched to Seven Restaurant and Nightclub located at 1033 NW Bond Street. Officers arrived on scene and located 29 year old Antonio Zuniga in front of the nightclub where the stabbing occurred. Zuniga had been stabbed several times however he was able to relay information to officers regarding his attackers. This information was broadcast to Bend Officers along with Deschutes County Sheriff’s Deputies and Oregon State Police Troopers who also arrived in the area to assist.

The suspects were not located and are still at large. Zuniga and other witnesses were only able to provide limited details of the suspects. They were described as four Hispanic males, all with “Fade Haircuts.” One of the suspects was described as wearing a black and red jersey.

Zuniga was transported to St. Charles Hospital in Bend where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Bend Police Department’s non-emergency line at 541-693-6911.

Bend man arrested after attempting to flee from a traffic stop - 04/27/18

On April 26th 2018 around 9:19 PM, an officer with the Bend Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after the officer observed several traffic violations. The traffic stop occurred in the area of NW Revere Avenue and NW Wall Street. After contacting the driver of the vehicle, identified as Ryan Jones, the officer returned to his patrol vehicle and learned that Jones had a warrant for his arrest. The officer then observed Jones exit his vehicle and start walking away from the scene.

The officer advised Jones that he was under arrest at which point Jones started to run from the scene. After a short foot pursuit, Jones was taken into custody in the courtyard of Wall Street Suites located at 1430 NW Wall Street. While taking Jones into custody, Jones resisted arrest and assaulted two officers.

Jones was arrested and charged with the below crimes:

Suspect / Ryan Dewald Jones / 36 year old Bend resident

Reckless Driving


Interfering with a Police Officer

Escape II

Resisting Arrest

Assault of Public Safety Officer X2

Two Deschutes County Warrants

Motor Vehicle Crash on the southbound Parkway near Hawthorne (Photo) - 04/26/18

****UPDATED Release April 26****

This release is to identify the identity of the drivers on the Parkway crash on April 19th. 

Charles Ryan Trego             33 year old                     Bend resident       Silverado driver

Jared Roel Garza                 27 year old                     Bend resident       Subaru driver

At this time, the investigation is still ongoing. 

****Previous release on April 19****


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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Sexual Harassment on the River Trail (Photo) - 04/25/18

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018                                                                   

Case # 2018-114790                            

Date & Time of Incident: April 21st at 9:15 pm                                               

Type of Incident:  Sexual Harassment                                                           

Location of Incident:  Deschutes River Canyon Trail; Southern Foot Bridge


20-40 year old male, dark clothing and average build


On April 21st, officers with the Bend Police Department responded to the Deschutes River Canyon Trail at 9:15pm for the report of a female that was physically groped. The reported offense occurred on the east side of the river, in the secluded area near the southern foot bridge.

When officers arrived, they contacted a 45 year old female Bend resident. The female had been running with her dogs on the trail prior to being assaulted. The female noticed a male approaching her and she attended to her dogs to accommodate both of them to be on the trail. As the female was tending to one of her dogs, the male walked past her and grabbed her waist and buttock areas. The female was able to get away from the male, but one of her dogs ran off during the attack.

An extensive search for the male was completed by the Bend Police Department to include searching with a police canine team consisting of Officer Uballez and “Kim” and the deployment of a drone. The suspect was not located during this time.

The female was able to give a brief description of the suspect as the assault occurred quickly and at dusk. The male is thought to be 20-40 years old with an average build. The female believed the suspect was wearing a dark pants and jacket or a zip up hoody sweatshirt.

Later in the evening, the female was reunited with her lost dog.

This was the only report of this type of occurrence happening on April 21st. The Bend Police Department is currently investigating this incident as we want to ensure the safety of our community and visitors alike as they enjoy everything Bend has to offer.

We are asking our community to advise if they have witnessed any type of similar occurrence on the Deschutes River Trail or if they had witnessed this event. You can contact us through Deschutes County 911 at 541-693-6911.

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Arrest of Burglary Suspect in NW Bend - 04/23/18

Date: Monday, April 23, 2018                                                                       

Case # 2018-115725                            

Date and Time of Incident:  April 23rd, 2018 at 05:35 am

Type of Incident:  Residential Burglary

Location of Incident:  Northwest Bend Residence


79 year old Bend, Oregon Resident


Shelton White 45 year old male Bend, Oregon Resident


On 04/23/18 at around 05:35 am, Bend PD officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of NW Nordic for a report of a burglary in progress. The caller stated a male had broken into their home and was currently being held at gunpoint by her husband.

The investigation revealed White broke a window of the residence and was attempting to gain entry when he was confronted by the residents.  A struggle ensued as the 79 year old resident attempted to keep White out of his home.  The 79 year old resident and White sustained injuries. 

The Bend Police Department, Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and the responded to the location and took White into custody without incident.  The 79 year old resident was treated at his home, and White was transported by Bend Fire and Rescue to St. Charles Bend and admitted for non-life-threatening injuries. 

White was not known to the residents, and drugs and/or alcohol were found to be a factor in this case.

White was arrested on the following charges:

Burglary I, Assault 4, Criminal Mischief 2

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