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Matthew Winslow hits another motorist head-on Sunday afternoon east of Prineville

A local man was arrested for DUII following a head-on crash that injured a local woman east of Prineville Sunday afternoon.

Crook County Sheriff's Office reported that deputies responded to a traffic complaint shortly after 4 p.m., stating that a dark gray or black Jeep was failing to maintain its lane of travel and had almost crashed. The reporting parties believed the person driving the Jeep was intoxicated.

While deputies were in route, dispatch received information that the Jeep had crossed the center line and crashed head on into another vehicle near Northeast Lake Front Lane, approximately 6 miles east of Prineville on Ochoco Highway.

Upon arrival, deputies located a silver Toyota car off the north side of highway and a black Jeep SUV off the south side of the highway. The driver of the Jeep, 36-year-old Matthew Winslow, of Bend, and the driver of the silver Toyota, Madalyn Guarino, of Prineville, were transported to St. Charles Hospital in Prineville.

An investigation determined that Winslow was presumed to be driving while under the influence of marijuana and methamphetamine. He was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless driving, recklessly endangering another, resisting arrest and escape 3. He was also cited for driving while suspended, refusing a breath test and refusing a urine test.

Additionally, Winslow was found to be in possession of a user amount of methamphetamine, which carries a $100 fine under the new state law.

The investigation is active and additional charges may be pending.


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