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La Pine Man Arrested After Assaulting Disabled Friend With Pepper Spray, Gasoline and Removing His Prosthesis (Photo) - 05/07/20

Released by:  Sgt. Kent Vander Kamp

Release Date:  May 7, 2020

Location:    16000 Block of Cassidy Drive, La Pine 

Arrested:     Troy Kenneth Dahl, Age 34, of La Pine, Oregon

Charges:     Assault II


                    Driving While Suspended


                    Unlawful Use of Stun Gun / Pepper Spray


On May 5th, 2020, at approximately 8:00PM, Deschutes County 911 received a call about an assault that just occurred in a remote forested area near Reed Rd and Darlene Way in La Pine.

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrived and determined Troy Kenneth Dahl and the victim are acquaintances and has been in an on-going argument.

The two men continued to argue while driving in Dahl’s Chevrolet Tahoe. Dahl drove the truck into a nearby wooded area where he began assaulting the victim with pepper spray and punches before removing the victim’s prosthetic leg and throwing it into the nearby woods. Dahl then poured gasoline on the victim and threatened to light him on fire using a cigarette lighter. Dahl did not light the victim on fire

However, Dahl put the victim and his prosthesis in the trunk area of his SUV and drove victim to his relative’s house where Dahl dumped the victim in the middle of Cassidy Drive. Dahl rang the victim’s relative’s doorbell and fled the area. The victim’s relative called 911 after finding the victim in the roadway.

The victim sustain non-life threatening injuries and sought is own medical treatment.

DCSO Deputies searched the area and located Dahl’s Chevrolet without Dahl. A Search Warrant was obtained and the truck was seized for evidence processing.

The next day, Troy Dahl, voluntarily surrendered to Deputies and was arrested. He was later lodged in the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Jail with the above charges.

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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