Bend City Police Blotter - Week of Sep 19
Sep 29,2006 00:00 by Bend Weekly News Sources

During the week, there were 16 reports of vehicle break-ins, with an estimated value of stolen items at $7,812.  Of the 16 reports, seven vehicles were unlocked.  There were also seven reports of car windows being broken by lava racks, with damage estimates totaling $3,050.  DUII arrests totaled five, and there were six warrant arrests made. There were three reports of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and two arrests for driving with a suspended license.

§         9/18.  A man was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants, attempting to elude, and reckless driving after he admitted he had six shots of rum and two beers in the previous 40 minutes.  He was jailed and his Ford Crown Victoria impounded.

§         9/19.  An unknown suspect broke into a motorhome parked at Jerry’s RV for servicing.  Suspect apparently found a hidden key, drove it a distance away to Hayes and South Division, and left the vehicle parked.  It is unknown if any items were missing.

§         9/19.  Marshall High School reported that two windows valued at $1,000 were broken.  There are no suspects or leads.

§         9/20.  At 10 p.m. a Bend man reported the window to his residence was broken.  The following morning the same man reported the theft of two “very expensive” marijuana plants from his back yard.  He stated the plants were for medicinal purposes.  It is unknown whether the two incidents are related.

§         9/20.  A Bend woman reported her wallet containing $300 in cash was stolen from her unlocked car inside the open garage of her residence on Harley Lane.

§         9/20.  A Bend man stopped for minor traffic violations was found to have no valid driver’s license.  His vehicle was towed and the man arrested when a search revealed the presence of methamphetamine, marijuana pipes, and open containers of alcohol.

§         9/21.  A Bend man was arrested after having been found to have a firearm concealed in his vehicle.  He was also allegedly in possession of less than one ounce of marijuana within 1,000 feet of St. Francis Catholic School.

§         9/21.  A Bend resident reported the theft of a cord of wood from her back yard on Hunters Circle.  The victim said her neighbor saw a white male pull a truck into her yard the previous day, but no description of the suspect or the suspect’s vehicle was available.

§         9/21.  A Bend woman reported her car had been keyed while parked at Walmart, with damage estimated at $200.  The victim stated she didn’t know who would have vandalized her car, but the only possible motivation was the “Pro-Bush” conservative bumper stickers she displayed.

§         9/21.  A Bend man reported the theft of his unlocked mountain bike, valued at $350.  Victim had parked it alongside of Dilusso Bakery while he was at work.

The preceding are excerpts taken from log entries and reports of the Bend Police Department.