Lake County Sheriff
Monday, May 13 — Deputies responded to 215 N. G St. regarding a person in the custody of P & P that possessed drugs. Deputies contacted P & P officers who had a 75-year-old male in custody. Deputies were informed that during a pat down search for weapons and contraband a small package of what is believed to be meth was found in the male’s left front pocket. Deputies retrieved the packet and advised the male suspect of his Miranda Rights. The male suspect stated that he found the packet in his vehicle and put it in his pocket. When asked the male suspect confirmed the substance was meth. The male suspect was arrested, transported to the station and booked into the Lake County Correction’s Facility for PCS Meth.
Monday, May 13 — employees from the District Attorney’s Office brought an adult male to the Sheriff’s Office for a Court ordered intoxilizer test due to the male appearing in court with alcohol on his breath. The test revealed the male’s blood alcohol level to be .069 percent. The male suspect was remanded by Judge Robert Nichols for violation of release agreement. The male suspect was lodged in the Lake County Correction’s Facility.
Thursday, May 16 — Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of north M street for an unresponsive adult male. Upon my arrival Deputies were contacted by the reporting party advising that she believed the male in the residence was deceased. Deputies checked the unresponsive male for signs of life with negative results. The decedent was removed by Desert Rose Funeral Chapel.
Thursday, May 16 — Deputies responded to a (2) vehicle crash on Hwy 395 south and Kadrmas Road. Vehicle #1 was traveling eastbound on Kadrmas Road driving through the stop sign at Hwy 395 causing the crash with vehicle #2 at the intersection. No injuries were sustained from the results of the crash. Driver #1 was cited for Reckless Driving, Driving while suspended, and Driving Uninsured.
Thursday, May 16 — Deputies located an abandoned vehicle at the Lakeview Bowman Club at 1080 S. E St. The vehicle’s license plates and VIN tags were removed. The vehicle was impounded to Dieter Towing. The vehicle’s previous registered owners were determined to be deceased. The vehicle will be held while attempts are made to identify the legal owner.
Monday, May 6 — A vehicle was stopped for a speed violation. A DMV check revealed the driver was driving while under a suspended violation and had no insurance. The vehicle was towed by Don Deiter’s Towing. The driver, Duane Efird, 45, of Paisley was issued a citation for ORS 811.175 DWS Violation, ORS 806.010 Driving Uninsured, and ORS 813.602 Failure to Install IID.
Monday, May 6 — The driver was contacted and determined to be a disabled motorist that ran out of gas. Signs of criminal activity were present. A consent search of the vehicle revealed approximately 3 lbs. and 8 oz. of marijuana. The driver, Dustin Landcaster, 50, of South Carolina was issued a criminal citation for ORS 475B.227 Export Marijuana over 16 oz. and for ORS 475B.337 Possession of Marijuana between 4 oz. and 128 oz. in a public place.
Tuesday, May 7 — At 140 W and north T street, Chad Reiser, 47, of Lakeview was contacted. Reiser had two valid felony warrants out of Modoc County, Calif. He was lodged at the Lake County Jail for fugitive from another state.
Monday, May 13 — At 140 and Tunnel Hill Road a suspect in a blue Plymouth Voyager was stopped for a traffic violation. Jamie Hon, 39, was subsequently arrested for an outstanding warrant from Jackson County. She was lodged at the Lake County Jail.