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Dangerous burglary suspect caught, investigation ongoing

Authorities arrested Bo Bryant one day after he fled a burglary bust


The Crook County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of Prineville residents Bo Bryant and Sarah Ann Pack, both 33, in relation to an ongoing investigation involving a string of residential burglaries.

On Wednesday, July 30, the Central Oregon Emergency Response Team (CERT) with the assistance of the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement task force (CODE), Crook County Sheriff’s Office, and the Prineville Police Department had executed a search warrant at the address of 6352 S.E. Canyon Road.

At the time, Kelly Michael Shearer, 34 of Prineville, was arrested for unlawful use of a motor vehicle; theft by receiving; unlawful manufacture of marijuana; and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Lucas Thomas Bechtel, 32 of Prineville, was arrested for theft by receiving, and Talina Shantel Ortiz, 36, of Prineville, was arrested on two outstanding warrants.

Bryant, the primary suspect in the case, was not apprehended during the search.

The following day, July 31, Bryant was arrested in the Redmond area by detectives of the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement task force, assisted by CERT, the Redmond Police Department, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, and the Crook County 911 Dispatch Center.

Bryant and Pack, who was arrested at the Crook County Sheriff’s Office by detectives, were taken into custody without incident and charged with first degree burglary, identity fheft, theft by receiving, aggravated theft I, and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Both are currently lodged at the Crook County Jail. In addition to these charges, Bryant is also being held on multiple outstanding warrants.

The Crook County Sheriff’s Office extends their thanks to the media and citizens who assisted in bringing this potentially dangerous situation to a satisfactory conclusion.



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