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News Release
Weapons Offense in NE Bend - 01/08/22

Case number: 2022-00001338 

Date and Time: Saturday, January 8th, 2022, at 7:08am  

Type of Incident: Weapons Offense 

Location: 700 Block of NE Greenwood Ave. 

Arrested:  Mark A. Hanson, 34-year-old, Bend 

Victim: 44-year-old male, Bend 


On January 8th, 2022, at 7:08am, Bend police officers were dispatched to the 700 block of NE Greenwood Ave. for the report of someone who had been hit with a gun (pistol whipped). The suspect left the area on foot prior to officers’ arrival. 

Several minutes later, Officers located and arrested the suspect, Mark Hanson, near the 1200 block of NE 5th St. Deschutes County Deputy McNee and his K9 partner, Rico, responded to assist and were able to locate the pistol that Hanson had hidden in a bush nearby. It was determined that the pistol was a replica of a real gun.    

Hanson was arrested and lodged in the Deschutes County Adult Jail for the following charges: 

Assault IV 



Unlawful Use of a Weapon 

Disorderly Conduct II 


The victim received minor injuries and declined medical treatment at the scene. 


The Bend Police Department would like to thank the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance.   


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