Lake County Sheriff Office Report

None reported


Oregon State Police Report

Monday, Aug. 19 — A blue Ford Eclipse was tagged for tow the week prior. ODOT reported the vehicle was still at location on Hwy 31 near mile marker 66. Hall Motor Company removed the vehicle. 

Tuesday, Aug. 20 — Troopers were flagged down by two individuals who stated they found someone’s bag in the woods. The bag was secured at the office for safekeeping. 

Friday, Aug. 30 — Troopers were dispatched to a driving complaint headed east bound on Hwy 140 from mile post 73. Dispatch was told an older white ford pickup was failing to maintain its lane and almost hit on coming traffic. The white Ford F350 pickup was allegedly traveling at varying speeds ranging from 25-45 miles per hour. Dispatch was called again and said the vehicle had come to a stop near Patton Meadow Road. Troopers located the vehicle at a pullout at mile post 83 on Hwy 140 west. Troopers made contact with Dustin Andrew Owings, 35, of Klamath Falls. Owings was not compliant and Troopers had probable cause to ask the driver out of the vehicle to perform standardized field sobriety tests. Owings did not cooperate and was arrested for DUI. He also had a valid warrant and recommended charges were interfering with a police officer, resisting arrest and criminal mischief one. 

Friday, Aug. 30 — A blue Toyota Corolla was headed northbound when the driver, Casey Germain, 29, of Klamath Falls drifted off the roadway, overcorrected and crashed on the southbound shoulder. A passerby that was southbound in a Dodge Durango slowed down for the crash and was rear ended by a blue Dodge Ram. Two of the vehicles were recovered by Larkin Towing and a driver was transported by ambulance to the Burns Hospital. A dog was also transported to the Lakeview Animal Hospital. 

Saturday, Aug. 31 — Troopers contacted Travis John Matthies, 48, of Klamath Falls walking down Hwy 140 near mile marker 93. A LEDS check revealed he was an out-of-compliance sex offender and a citation was issued. 

Monday, Sept. 2 — Troopers assisted the Lake County Sheriff’s Office regarding a trespassing call. Brandan De Port Arnold, 30, and Alison Mae Arnold, 40, were located at the 20700 block of Bullard Creek Road and were arrested.

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