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News Release
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La Pine Woman Charged with Arson After Burning Her 5th Wheel Trailer; Other Property (Photo) - 02/10/20

Released by: Sgt. William Bailey – Public Information Officer

Release Date: February 10, 2020

Location:    52000 block of Sunrise Blvd., La Pine

Arrested:     Adams, Jessica M.  Age: 31          La Pine, Oregon

Charges:     Arson II, Reckless Burning, Initiating a False Report

NARRATIVE:

On February 09, 2020, at approximately 6:26 am, Deschutes County 911 received a call from Adams reporting her 5th wheel travel trailer was on fire.  Several Deschutes County Sheriff's Office deputies and La Pine Fire Department personnel responded to the scene.  Upon arrival, deputies found the trailer fully engulfed in flames.

La Pine Fire Department personnel extinguished the fire which caused damage to the trailer as well as a free standing wood carport it was parked under.  A State Fire Marshall’s Office Investigator and an Oregon State Police Arson Unit Detective responded to investigate the cause of the fire.  Adams initially reported the fire had been set by her ex-boyfriend.  However, the investigation revealed Adams intentionally set the trailer on fire; destroying the trailer, its contents, as well as damaging the carport.

Adams was arrested by a citation to appear on the above listed charges.  This investigation is ongoing.

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, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six 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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