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News Release
Suspicious man in Alfalfa: Emergency Phone Network utilized - 08/10/19


Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office

63333 Highway 20 West

Bend, Oregon 97703

541- 388-6655



Suspicious man in Alfalfa: Emergency Phone Network utilized


Released by: Sergeant Deke DeMars


Release Date: August 10th, 2019


Location: Dixon Loop/Stenkamp Road


Vehicle: 1992 White Ford Explorer




On August 10th, 2019 at approximately 3:36 PM, deputes with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a suspicious male in the area of Dixon Loop and Stemkamp Road in Alfalfa. It was reported that a male had driven his white 1992 Ford Explorer into a private driveway, turned the vehicle off, and abandoned it.


The 911 caller believed the driver had seen deputies, who were in the area on a separate investigation, and he attempted to avoid detection. Deputies responded and searched the property for the male. Deputies determined the man crossed Stemkamp Road west toward Bend.


Deputies utilized a K9 team and worked with The Oregon State Police while conducting a search of the area. The man was tracked to Waugh Road but was not located. Deputies and 911 Dispatch unutilized the Emergency Phone Network (EPN) to notify residents in the area of their search.


At this time deputies are still working on information to identify the driver of the vehicle. The man was described as, a white male, around 30 years old, 6’1 and approximately 180-190 pounds. He had brown hair with a dark full beard and was wearing a blue and black t-shirt and jeans.


Anyone with information about this case should contact Deschutes County non-emergency dispatch at 541-693-6911.


The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with four K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.



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