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News Release
DCSO Searching for Missing Sisters Area Man (Photo) - 11/16/19


Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office

63333 Highway 20 West

Bend, Oregon 97703

541- 388-6655

***** UPDATE*****

James Fisher was located at approximately 6:00am in the Sisters area.  Fisher contacted a resident in the 16000 block of Perit Huntington Road in Sisters and sought shelter from the temperatures.  The resident immediately contacted Deschutes County 911 and provided the information.  Deschutes County Sheriff's Office deputies responded and verified that the subject was James Fisher.  

Fisher was transported by EMS to the hospital for evaluation.



DCSO Searching for Missing Sisters Area Man


Released by: Sgt. Deke DeMars

Release Date: November 16, 2019


The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Sisters area man, last seen around 10:00 pm on Friday November 15th, 2019 at his residence in the 400 block of N Songbird Street in Sisters.


James Fisher, age 89, is believed to have left his residence on N Songbird Street on foot, sometime after 10:00 pm November 15th, 2019.  His whereabouts are unknown and investigators have learned Fisher has difficulty hearing and suffers from memory loss. Fisher is described as a white male, 6’2”, 165 lbs, with gray colored hair and green eyes.  Fisher is possibly wearing a black plaid flannel long sleeve shirt, light blue jeans with black shoes and might be wearing a black Oregon State University baseball hat.


Fisher does not have a phone with him and has difficulty walking.  He is familiar with the areas of downtown Sisters, the Timber Creek Subdivision, and the shopping center near Bi-Mart and Rays Food Place in Sisters. The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information or that has seen James Fisher to call into non-emergency dispatch at 541-693-6911 and speak with a deputy.


A photo of Fisher is attached to this release for reference. 


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 lead 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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