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Saturday arrest occurs after woman, young daughter seen running and seeking help

CROOK COUNTY JAIL - Eric BabcockThe Prineville Police Department was dispatched to an address on Brookfield Lane on Saturday, July 25, because of a report of a woman running down the street carrying a small child and screaming for someone to call 911.

The report came in at approximately 12:19 p.m., and the Crook County Sheriff's Office, along with the Prineville Police Department, responded to an address on Northwest Brookfield Lane.

Upon arrival, deputies located a 32-year-old woman, Jennifer Ryan, and her young daughter at an address a short distance down the road. Both parties were uninjured.

After several hours, 37-year-old Eric Babcock was taken into custody. As a result of the investigation, Babcock was charged with two counts of felon in possession of firearms, reckless endangering, menacing and first-degree criminal mischief.

Crook County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Prineville Police Department and members of the Central Oregon CERT Team.

The investigation is continuing.

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