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News Release
Sofia Affatati Mugshot
Sofia Affatati Mugshot
Arrest Made in Sisters Area Graffiti Investigation (Photo) - 10/15/19

Released by: Sgt. William Bailey – Public Information Officer

Release Date: October 15, 2019

Location: Sisters, Oregon         

Arrested: Affatati, Sofia A.  Age 18  Sisters, Oregon


Deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office have been actively investigating a series vandalism cases in the Sisters area since this past July.  The vandalism involved graffiti both inside and outside the City of Sisters that had occurred over a several week period.  Today, eighteen-year-old Sofia Affatati was arrested in connection with this investigation.  Affatati has since been lodged in the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Adult Jail on two counts of Criminal Mischief I and five counts of Criminal Mischief II. 

The investigation is still ongoing and additional arrests are possible.  Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call non-emergency dispatch at 541-693-6911.

Below is the release that went out via social media on July 18, 2019:

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a series of vandalism cases in the Sisters are over the last couple weeks. Similar graffiti to what is shown in this photo has been located in various locations, both inside and outside of the City of Sisters. The graffiti often includes a three or four pointed crown and several variations of the letter combination "SGR". As we continue to actively investigate these incidents of vandalism in our community, we ask the residents and visitors of Sisters to help us by keeping an extra vigilant watch and report any suspicious activity that could be related to these crimes.

Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to contact non-emergency dispatch at 541-693-6911 and request to speak to a deputy. Tips can also be submitted to our Facebook page via private message.

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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