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Redmond Police Arrest Attempted Murder Suspect - 06/10/24

On Thursday June 6, the Redmond Police Department arrested 37-year-old Bend resident Darron Jay Reece on charges of Attempted Murder Second Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Assault 1, and Felon in Possession of a Weapon. Reece reported to the Prineville Police Department and turned himself a day after being questioned regarding his involvement in a shooting that occurred near the intersection of NE Hemlock Avenue and NE 17th Street.  

The shooting was reported on Monday evening, June 3, and the victim is still being treated for life threatening injuries, but is expected to survive. The Central Oregon Major Incident Team assisted in a large canvas of the area and was instrumental in developing information about Reece’s involvement. The Redmond Police Department would like to thank the Prineville Police Department for their assistance in taking Reece into custody.   

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Motor Vehicle Accident Temporary Closes Airport Way near the Deschutes County Fairgrounds (Photo) - 06/06/24

On 6/5/2024, Redond Police and Redmond Fire and Rescue responded to a motor vehicle accident on SW Airport Way, near Mt. Hood Drive. The crash involved an Acura SUV and a Harley Davidson Motorcycle, with two riders. 

 Both riders of the Motorcycle were transported to Bend St, Charles. The driver of the motorcycle suffered serious injuries. The accident caused the closure of SW Airport Way, and travelers headed to Roberts Field were redirected. 

The driver of the SUV was issued a citation for illegal U-turn. The desirable weather brings motorcycle riders to the roadways and the Redmond Police Department would like to remind motorist to have an increased awareness regarding motorcycle traffic.

Names of the involved parties will not be released at this time.   

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