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Sunday, Sept. 6 – Deputies responded to a burglary in progress on the 96000 block of Sagewood Lane, Christmas Valley. The reporting party told dispatch he had witnessed the suspect breaking into a residence across the street. The witness said the suspect was drilling the locks and then attem…

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Tuesday, Sept. 8 – OSP responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle that was parked on the fog line of Hwy 140 at mile post 94 and creating a hazard for eastbound travel. Deiter’s Towing towed the vehicle belonging to Arthur Whelchel.

The defendant, Anthony James Karsten, has been accused by the Grand Jury of Lake County of the following offenses: 1. Sexual abuse in the first degree – on or about Aug. 26, 2020, in Lake County did unlawfully and knowingly subject NS, a person under the age of 14 years, to sexual contact by…

Friday, Sept. 4 – OSP contacted an individual who had built an illegal campfire on Green Diamond Resource Company land near the Mitchell Monument. Dustin Andrew Owings, Klamath Falls, was found to have a valid cite and release warrant for a failure to appear on a DUI charge out of Klamath Co…

Monday, Aug. 24 – Deputies and Oregon State Police responded to a vehicle versus cow motor vehicle crash at Five Corners. The driver, an adult male, was arrested on Klamath County warrants and local charges.

Monday, Aug. 24 – OSP responded to a vehicle versus cow accident on Hwy 140 at milepost 89. The drive, Taylor Lamar Jones, Klamath Falls, provided false identification. A DMV and warrants check of his actual named revealed that he had four confirmed warrants out of Klamath County. A methamph…

The defendant, Brendan M. Werner, has been accused by the Grand Jury of Lake County of the following offenses: 1. Laundering a monetary instrument – on or about July 29, 2020, did transport funds, to wit: approximately $19,000 knowing that the funds involved in the transportation represent t…

Sunday, Aug. 16 – Payton Jasper, Lakeview, was driving at a high rate of speed around a blind corner on Forest Service Road 3910 when he and another vehicle collided into each other nearly head on. Jasper had consumed alcohol prior to the collision and it was determined that he was at fault.…

Friday, Aug. 21 – Deputies responded to a criminal mischief report at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post on north Fourth street. A large hole had been cut in the chain-link fence and an exterior electrical conduit had been damaged. Several items had been moved, but nothing appeared to have be…

Saturday, Aug. 8 – Scott Dawson was driving southbound on Hwy 395 when he struck and killed a deer crossing the roadway.

Friday, Aug. 14 – Deputies responded to a report of a trespasser on the 100 block of south K street. The individual was contacted and cited and released on an active warrant out of Lake County.

The defendant, Tyler James Valenti, has been accused by the Grand Jury of Lake County of the following offenses: 1. Assault in the fourth degree constituting domestic violence – on or about July 28, 2020, in Lake County did unlawfully and recklessly cause physical injury to Melissa L. Lewell…

Tuesday, Aug. 4 – OSP contacted John Arthur John, 56, Lakeview, on the corner of Center and south F streets, sitting on a bench screaming for help. John became hostile towards the OSP Trooper. John was placed on a mental health hold and transported to the Lake District Hospital for evaluatio…

Tuesday, Aug. 4 – Deputies took an adult male to the Lake District Hospital on a mental health hold after he stated he wanted to kill himself.

The defendant, Ashley Bryce Stanton, has been accused by the Grand Jury of Lake County of the following offenses: 1. Assault in the third degree – on or about Aug. 2, 2020, in Lake County did unlawfully and recklessly cause serious physical injury to Augusta N. Long by means of a vehicle, a …