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News Release
Dispute involving a knife - 07/31/20

Involved Parties:

Dougherty, Augustus                      21 year old Bend resident

Dougherty, Stevi (F)                        26 year old Bend resident

Forbes, Adam                                   27 year old Bend resident

Hiegel, Krysten                                 20 year old Bend resident




On 7-31-20 at about 0200 hours, Bend Police Officers were dispatched to a residence on Lora Ln for a domestic dispute, where it was reported that someone had been stabbed. Bend Police had been to the residence earlier in the night for a verbal dispute where no crimes had occurred.

When Bend Police arrived, they found Stevi Dougherty had a severe laceration to her lower arm. A tourniquet was applied until medics could arrive and transport Stevi to St. Charles Medical Center. Adam Forbes was also contacted and had a cut on his hand.

Bend Police learned Forbes and Dougherty live at the residence together with Dougherty’s brother, Augustus and Augustus’ significant other, Hiegel.  An ongoing verbal dispute had occurred over the living arrangements. The verbal dispute escalated to the point where a struggle ensued over a knife between Forbes and Augustus, causing injuries to Forbes’ hand. During the struggle, Stevi was struck with the knife, causing substantial injuries to her lower arm.

The investigation in ongoing at this point and charging decisions have not been made. Alcohol is believed to be a factor. 

Forbes was treated at St.Charles and released for his injuries.

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