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DUII Driver Crashes into Several Vehicles Leads to Arrest in the Old Mill District - 04/10/19

Type of Incident: DUII / Hit & Run

Case # 2019-00113573, 2019-00113621, 2019-00113653

Date & Time of Incident: Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 / 2:27 PM

Location of Incident: SW Bond St & SW Scalehouse Loop


Victim Vehicle #1:  Blue 2003 Honda CRV

Driver #1:  Ryan Michael Scott, 31 year old male


Victim Vehicle #2:  Black 2005 GMC Denali, black

Driver #2:  Martha Marie Clutter, 65 year old female

Passenger:  Doris Olsen, 90 year old female


Property Damage Victim:  Hooker Creek Companies, LLC

95 SW Scalehouse Loop # 100, Bend, OR 97702


Suspect: Darren Robert Graybehl, 32 year old male, Bend Resident

Passengers:  None

Vehicle:  Red 1993 Toyota pickup with matching canopy



On April 10th, 2019 at around 2:27 PM, Bend Police Officers were dispatched to reports of a hit and run crash on SW Wilson Ave just east of SW Bond St.  Multiple callers reported a red truck rear-ending a blue Honda CRV and fleeing the scene.

While Officers responded, additional calls came in to 9-1-1 Dispatch.  It was learned a second hit and run crash had occurred on SW Upper Terrace Dr near SW Bond St with a similar suspect vehicle. 

The suspect vehicle was located on SW Scalehouse Loop where it had gone off the road and through a fence into construction equipment.  The driver fled the scene on foot.  While fleeing from the scene, the suspect unlawfully entered two other vehicles in an attempt to hide from officers before stealing a bicycle and using it in his attempt to escape.  The suspect was arrested a short time later and identified as Darren Robert Graybehl.

Graybehl was arrested for the below listed charges and lodged at the Deschutes County Jail. Nobody was seriously hurt in any of the crashes.


Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (ORS 813.010)

Hit & Run – Property Damage – 3 counts (ORS 811.700)

Reckless Endangering – 7 counts (ORS 163.195)

Reckless Driving – 4 counts (ORS 811.140)

Criminal Mischief II – 3 counts (ORS 164.354)    

Theft II (ORS 164.045)

Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle – 2 counts (ORS 164.272)

Possession of Controlled Substances (ORS 475.752)


Submitted By:  Sgt. Todd Fletcher

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