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Joint Law Enforcement Statement on the Governor's Face Mask Order (Photo) - 07/02/20

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 face mask requirements.

Law Enforcement will respond to and investigate all calls for service from business owners who report disputes or disturbances related to the face mask 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

Submitted by: Lt. Juli McConkey

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Lucy's Taco Shop Robbery update - 07/02/20

###original release###

Suspect: Unknown at this time

Narrative:

On 6-28-20 at about 2256 hours, Bend Police Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery that had just occurred at Lucy's Taco Shop.   It was reported that the suspect was armed with a gun and demanded cash.  The suspect was described as a female who was wearing a mask and fled the scene with an unspecified amount of money.  Officers began searching the area for the suspect, but were unable to locate her.  The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information regarding the robbery, please contact non-emergency dispatch at (541) 693-6911. No additional information is being released at this time.

###Updated release###

Victims: Lucy’s Taco Shop        916 NE 3rd St, Bend, OR

Numerous employees of Lucy’s Taco Shop

Arrested:  Sharena Miller-Warner                  24 year old Warm Springs, OR resident

Charges: Robbery I (x2), Unlawful Use of Weapon (x5), Menacing

On 6-28-20 at about 2256 hours, Bend Police Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery that had just occurred at Lucy's Taco Shop.   It was reported that the suspect was armed with a gun and demanded cash.  The suspect was described as a Hispanic female who was wearing a mask and fled the scene with an unspecified amount of money.  Officers began searching the area for the suspect, but were unable to locate her. Through video surveillance, Police learned the female suspect was armed with a handgun at the time of the robbery. She was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, with the hood up. The sweatshirt had distinct writing written across the chest area. The female was determined to be unknown ethnicity, with a dark complexion, and between 5’0” and 5’3”.  Bend Police Officers and Detectives began working on possible leads in the case.

On 7-1-20 at about 2247 hours, a Bend Police Officer was on routine patrol in the area of Lucy’s Taco Shop. The Officer observed several employees flee the store chasing a subject that matched the description from the previous robbery, eastbound on NE Irving Ave.  The Officer gave chase while other units arrived in the area. The suspect was located behind a storage area of a business at NE 4th and NE Irving. She was taken into custody without incident. She was in possession of a handgun, cash, and electronics. The female was wearing the same distinct clothing she had been wearing during the previous robbery.

Officers learned the suspect had re-entered Lucy’s Taco shop on 7-1-20, and again robbed it at gunpoint. She threatened an employee with the handgun and stole cash, a credit card reader, and a cell phone.  Employees attempted to follow the suspect when she fled, then observed the officer in the area. 

The suspect was identified as Miller-Warner. Miller-Warner was lodged on the above listed charges.  

Armed Robbery - 06/29/20

Victims:  4 employee's at Lucy's Taco Shop- 916 NE 3rd St, Bend, OR

Suspect: Unknown at this time

Narrative:

On 6-28-20 at about 2256 hours, Bend Police Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery that had just occurred at Lucy's Taco Shop.   It was reported that the suspect was armed with a gun and demanded cash.  The suspect was described as a female who was wearing a mask and fled the scene with an unspecified amount of money.  Officers began searching the area for the suspect, but were unable to locate her.  The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information regarding the robbery, please contact non-emergency dispatch at (541) 693-6911. No additional information is being released at this time.

Subject with knife assualts 7 Eleven employee - 06/16/20

Date: 06/16/20                                                        

 

Case # 2020-00088476

 

Date & Time of Incident:  06/15/20 at 10:44 PM

Type of Incident:                Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing, and Assault

Location of Incident:         7 Eleven (256 NE Franklin Ave)

 

Victim Information:

 

25 year old Marcos Contreras (7 Eleven employee)

 

Suspect Information:

 

32 year old Joshua Seeley

 

Narrative:

 

On Monday, June 15th, 2020, at approximately 2244 hours, Officers responded to 7 Eleven, 256 NE Franklin Ave, regarding a physical fight in progress. Witnesses reported a male was actively attacking and punching a 7 Eleven employee. As Officers were en route to the call they learned one subject had attempted to use a knife in the course of the fight.

 

When officers arrived on scene they located the two males, still engaged in the fight.  Both males were detained.  After learning the involvement of the two subjects, the victim was identified and released. 

 

Further investigation revealed that Seeley and a female companion had been in the store creating a disturbance and cursing at employees.  When employees asked Seeley and his female companion to leave the store Seeley became verbally aggressive and challenged Contreras to a fight.  Contreras declined to engage, but made an attempt to escort Seeley out of the store.

 

Once outside the store Seeley punched Contreras in the face with a closed fist.  During the fight Seeley made threats to kill Contreras and Seeley reached for a knife he had sheathed on his hip.  Contreras was able to gain control of the knife and took it from Seeley.  A bystander was able to secure the knife and made attempts to separate the two.   

 

Contreras was treated for his injuries on scene by Bend Fire Department.  Seeley was arrested and transported to St Charles for injuries sustained during the fight.  Seeley was later transported to Deschutes County Adult Jail on the below listed charges.

 

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Bend Police Department at 322-2960.

 

Charges:       Assault II

                        Attempted Assault I

                        Menacing

                        Unlawful Use of a Weapon

                        Disorderly Conduct II

                        Oregon State Parole Board Felony Warrant

 

Bend Police Seeking information on possible vehicle/pedestrian collision - 06/10/20

On June 6th 2020 at about 3:15 PM, the Bend Police Department was dispatched to a reported vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred in the area of SW Industrial Way and SW Lava Road. The incident occurred during the “Bend Walk for Justice” demonstration and involved a vehicle that possibly collided with a person pushing a child in a stroller.

The Bend Police is asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to please call the Deschutes County Dispatch Non-Emergency number at 541-693-6911 and refer to Bend Police Case Number 2020-00086449.