Lake County Sheriff Office Report

Wednesday, July 31 — Deputies responded to the 200 block of North I Street regarding a vandalism.  The victim reported that unknown suspect(s) used a sharp tool and scratched the paint off the fender of his pickup truck.  In addition, the suspect cut the fuel line to his generator that was stored in the bed of the pickup.  The total damage was estimated at approximately $2,000.

The Sheriff’s Office will pay cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects in all criminal offenses.  If you have information identifying suspects in a crime call your local law enforcement agency or 911.  The Sheriff’s Office is currently offering a $500 reward for information involving the burglaries of the Eagles Nest Restaurant and the Eagles Lodge.  You can remain anonymous with your information.


Oregon State Police Report

Tuesday, July 16 — A white Ford Ranger was southbound on Campbell Road when for an unknown reason, the driver, David Thomas Kando, 28, failed to stop at the Hwy 140 intersection. Kando drove off the side of Hwy 140, crashing into several large boulders and a fence. Minor injuries were reported and medical attention was refused. Kando requested to arrange his own tow and the vehicle was tagged as abandoned. 

Wednesday, July 17 — Oregon State troopers responded to Hall Motor Company where an ODOT truck had been shot by a shotgun causing over $2500 in damage. The incident is being investigated and no suspects have been identified. 

Thursday, July 18 — Jackson Morris, 31, of Lakeview was contacted near 580 S. 11th St., in Lakeview. Morris had a valid felony warrant out of Lake County for a probation violation. Morris was escorted to the Lake County jail where he was booked and released. 

Thursday, July 18 — A traffic stop was initiated on a gray Chevrolet Malibu for an observed traffic violation. Signs of criminal activity were observed. A probable cause search revealed approximately 5.9 pounds of usable marijuana and other evidence. Nathan Keith Whorton, 45, of Wichita, KA, was lodged at the Lake County jail for exporting, possession and delivery of marijuana. The vehicle was recovered by Don Deiter’s towing. 

Sunday, July 21 — A vehicle was called in as a parking complaint. Troopers contacted the driver of the vehicle. Michael Paul Vaughn, 26, of Lakeview had a confirmed probation violation warrant out of Modoc County. A search of Vaughn revealed a plastic bag containing methamphetamine. Vaughn was lodged at the Lake County Jail for the warrant and PCS Methamphetamine. 

Monday, July 22 — A traffic stop was initiated on a maroon Chevrolet Pickup driven by Alexander Sterling Harding, 32, of New Pine Creek and a passenger Amber Marie Epperson, 34, of Lakeview. The stop was initiated for no seat belt, driving with a suspended license, no insurance and several other violations. The vehicle was impounded by Hall Motor’s. 

Tuesday, July 23 — Jacqui DeLaCruz, 24, of Lakeview was stopped for a traffic violation. She was cited for speeding, driving with a suspended license and no insurance. Her silver Chevrolet Tahoe was towed.  

Tuesday, July 23 — Adam Warren Young, 31, of Lakeview was contacted at the Lake County Parole and Probation office. Young was lodged at the Lake County jail on a probation violation detainer. 

Wednesday, July 24 — A traffic stop was conducted on a purple Jeep Grand Cherokee for a brake light violation. The driver, Michael Wayne Monroe, 47, of Silver Lake gave false information and was arrested for a valid state parole board warrant. He was also cited for DWS-felony and no insurance. 

Thursday, July 25 — Troopers stopped a blue Toyota for a reasonable suspicion of a crime that led to the arrest of Christopher Louis Holloway, 51, of Lakeview for a parole violation. 

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