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News Release
Assault north of Bend sends one man to jail; one man to hospital with serious injuries - 02/11/18

Prepared by: Lt. Mike Biondi

Date/time: 02/11/2018 at 4:53 p.m.

Arrested: Planteen, Matthew - 34 year old male - Bend, Oregon

Charges/bail:

Attempted Murder - $250,000
Assault I - $100,000
Kidnapping I - $100,000
Unlawful Use of a Weapon - $10,000
Attempted Escape I - $10,000
Tampering With Evidence - $5,000
Resisting Arrest - $5,000

Total bail: $480,000

Victim: Trask, Terry - 63 year old male - Bend, Oregon


On 02/11/2018 at about 4:53 p.m. deputies from the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office responded to the 64000 block of the Old Bend-Redmond Hwy for a reported assault. Upon arrival, deputies found Trask had been assaulted by Planteen.

During the investigation, deputies learned Trask and Planteen were roommates and had a disagreement the previous day over Planteen moving out. Planteen reportedly assaulted Trask with a hammer at about 3:30 a.m. while he was asleep in bed. After the initial assault, Planteen drug Trask around the house while continuing to strike him with the hammer. Trask was finally able to get access to his phone and call his friends around 4:00 p.m. Upon arriving at the Trask/Planteen home, the friends, realizing what had taken place, called 911 armed themselves with a baseball bat and held Planteen at bay until deputies arrived.

Trask was transported via ground ambulance to Saint Charles Medical Center - Bend with serious injuries. Planteen was arrested on the above listed charges and lodged at the Deschutes County Jail.

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