Three arrested in cinema, bank, home burglaries
Oct 31,2007 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

Redmond police announced yesterday the arrest of three persons - an adult and two 17-year-old boys - in connection with several burglaries that took place in late 2006 at a local cinema and a bank, and an auto theft and home break-in in the Tumalo area on Monday.  The suspects have been linked to other cases, police said, and additional charges may be possible.

 
Austin Tyrell Gibson - DCJ photo
Redmond Cinemas was burglarized on October 24, 2006 and December 1, 2006, Captain Brian McNaughton reported.  The Bank of the Cascades – Odem Medo Branch reported a burglary, also on December 1, 2006, and a private residence in Tumalo was reported October 30, 2007.

Austin Tyrell Gibson, 19, of Redmond, and the two teens were taken into custody.  Gibson was lodged in the Deschutes County Jail, and the teens were lodged in the Deschutes County Juvenile Detention Facility, McNaughton said.

“The suspects have been linked to other cases that are still under investigation and new charges may be added at the conclusion of our investigation,” the police captain said.

According to McNaughton, Gibson is charged with ten charges in connection with all four incidents: first-degree theft and second-degree burglary (Redmond Cinemas, Dec. 6, 2006); first-degree robbery and fourth-degree assault (Bank of the Cascades, Dec. 1, 2006); first-degree theft and second-degree burglary (Redmond Cinemas, Oct. 24, 2006); and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, first-degree burglary, first-degree theft, and second-degree criminal mischief (Tumalo residence, Oct. 30, 2007).

One of the teens is charged with six crimes in connection with three incidents: first-degree robbery and fourth-degree assault (Bank of the Cascades, Dec. 1, 2006); first-degree theft and second-degree burglary (Redmond Cinemas, Dec. 6, 2006); and first-degree theft and second-degree burglary (Redmond Cinemas, Oct. 24, 2006).

The second juvenile is charged with four crimes in connection only with the recent incident at the residence in Tumalo: unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, first-degree burglary, first-degree theft, and second-degree criminal mischief.