Bend Man Arrested in Beating of Three Family Members
Sep 08,2006 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

A family dispute about money led to the arrest of a 52-year old Bend man who allegedly assaulted his father, mother and sister, sending two to the hospital, police said.

Deschutes County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the report of a dispute at 21751 Los Serranos Drive in Bend about 10:45 a.m. September 7 to find an assault in progress, said Sgt. Kevin Dizney.

Robin Thomas Williams, DCJ Photo 
Robin Thomas Williams was taken into custody without incident following a short foot pursuit from the residence.

Investigators determined that Williams allegedly assaulted his mother, 78-year old Ruth Williams, and seriously injured his father, Claude Williams, 84, and sister Geraldine Williams, 59, “by use of his hands”.

Williams’ father and sister were transported by ambulance to St. Charles Medical Center-Bend with non-life threatening injuries.

Williams was lodged at the Deschutes County Jail on charges of attempted murder, assault, strangulation, interference with a 911 call, menacing, and coercion.  His bail was set at $335,000.