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UPDATE 2 - Redmond Police Peacefully Resolve Incident With A Barricaded Person - 10/15/19

UPDATE 2 -

Redmond, OR – At approximately 12:14 PM on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, Redmond Police were called to the Oregon Tire Shop at 612 NW 5th Street in Redmond, Oregon.

 

As it turned out, the call for assistance was made by the eventual suspect, Mr. Oscar Landetta Bello of Culver, Oregon.  Mr. Landetta Bello reported a person with an alleged handgun, was attempting to steal a vehicle from the business.

 

Arriving Officers quickly learned Mr. Landetta Bello was subject to a restraining order preventing him from being at the business.  Officers also determined there was no attempt to steal a vehicle.  By the end of the incident, Officers also discovered there was no handgun present at the scene.

 

Officers also observed Mr. Landetta Bello had barricaded himself in the office of the Oregon Tire Shop.  A perimeter was secured and communication with Mr. Bello began via the telephone.

 

Crisis Team Negotiators from the Bend Police Department responded to assist.  The negotiators ultimately convinced Mr. Landetta Bello to give himself up to law enforcement.  He was taken into custody at 3:03 PM and arrested for Violation of a Restraining Order, Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree, and Initiating a False Report, and was then taken to St Charles Redmond for an evaluation. 

 

Mr. Landetta Bello will be taken to jail upon his release from the hospital.

 

The Redmond Police Department is very appreciative of the help rendered by the Bend Police Department, Oregon State Police, and the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office.  The owners and employees of the Oregon Tire Shop worked with law enforcement to help bring this incident to a successful and peaceful conclusion.

 

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Your Redmond Police Department serves you by responding to nearly 24,000 calls for service a year, with a professional staff of 45 sworn officers and 11 support staff. 

 

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UPDATE 1 - 

Redmond, OR - One male adult is in police custody.  Officers are still on scene investigating.  Details of the incident will be released later this afternoon.

 

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Redmond, OR - The Redmond Police Department is currently at the Oregon Tire Shop, 612 NW 5th St., Redmond, dealing with a barricaded subject inside the building. There is a large law-enforcement presence in the area and we are asking people not to approach officers on scene while we work to resolve this incident peacefully.
 

Media staging is at the corner of NW 5th St. and NW Elm Ave.

 

Additional details will be released at a later time. 

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