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News Release
Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Searching for Missing Bend Area Man (Photo) - 09/17/22


Released by: Sergeant Jayson Janes

Date: September 17, 2022

John McPheeters has been located safe and is no longer of interest. The Sheriff's Office would like the community for their assistance in locating him. 


Released by: Sergeant Doug Jackson

Release Date: September 15, 2022


Missing Person: John William McPheeters, 64 year old male




The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Bend area man last seen on September 10th around 10:00 am. John McPheeters, 64, was reported missing this morning. He was last known to be living off the east side of Hwy 97 near mile post 132, just north of Bend. McPheeters is known to frequent the area of Robal Lane and Hwy 97.


McPheeters is described as a white male, 5’ 8”, weighing approximately 130 pounds, with medium length brown hair and a gray beard. McPheeters last known clothing description is a tie dye t-shirt, blue jeans, brown boots and an unknown color jacket. McPheeters also routinely carries a blue duffle bag.


A recent photo of McPheeters is attached to this press release. 


Anyone with information or that may have seen McPheeters is asked to call 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 five K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 200,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 259 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 193 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.


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