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Arson (Photo) - 02/23/20

**Case Update** 

On February 22, 2020, at 4:29 PM, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office responded to a rollover, single vehicle crash on Powell Butte Highway north of Butler Market Road.  A citizen caller reported that the male driver fled on foot after the crash.  Deschutes County Sheriff’s Deputies and Bend Police Officers responded to the scene and established a perimeter.  The crashed vehicle was a silver 1999 Nissan Pathfinder.   

A perimeter unit near Powell Butte Highway and McGrath Road saw the male hiding in the trees nearby.  The male was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit.  The male was identified as Bryan Lindley, the suspect in the Crown Villa RV Park arson from February 9, 2020.   

Lindley was evaluated at St. Charles Medical Center after the crash.  Lindley was then lodged at the Deschutes County Jail for the following Charges; 

Arson I 

Reckless Endangering (2) counts 

Assault IV (Domestic Violence) 

Violation of Restraining Order  

Update Prepared by LT. Brian Beekman/ Submitted by Sgt. R.C. Bigelow 





Case number: 2020-43013

Date and time:  February 9, 2020 at 5:10 p.m.

Location: 60801 Brosterhous Road, Crown Villa RV Park


Suspect: Bryan Dale Lindley, 59-year-old male, Bend resident

Suspect vehicle: Silver 1999 Nissan Pathfinder, Oregon license 263DTW


On Sunday, February 9, 2020 around 5:10 p.m. Bend Fire and Bend Police were called to the Crown Villa RV Park located at 60801 Brosterhous Road for a 1987 Bounder motorhome that was fully engulfed.  It was reported that Bryan Lindley intentionally set fire to the motorhome he owns with his estranged wife. After he set fire to the motorhome, Bryan Lindley left the RV Park in a silver 1999 Nissan Pathfinder.

Bryan Lindley has not been located. If you see the Nissan Pathfinder or Bryan Lindley, please call the non-emergency dispatch line at 541-693-6911 and notify law enforcement. This is an open investigation.


Submitted by: Lt. Juli McConkey

Attached Media Files: Motorhome
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