Press Releases

Feb
23
Press Release
Here’s the video of last week’s press conference where District Attorney Hummel announced he would not be pursuing charges against Kevin Perry in the shooting death of Shane Munoz. Our thoughts are with the Munoz family as they continue to grieve the loss of Shane. Read more to view video of the announcement.
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Feb
13
Press Release
On Thursday, February 19 at 9:30 a.m., Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel will announce a charging decision on an undisclosed case.
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Dec
16
Press Release
Last week the office threw a celebration of District Attorney Patrick Flaherty's term in office and presented him with a plaque. We thank you for your four years of service to this office and our community. Thank you to all our law enforcement partners that were able to attend and say goodbye. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.
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Sep
10
Press Release
This afternoon defendant William Paul Cisneros was found unanimously guilty by a jury of his peers after a four day trial, of Rape in the First Degree (Class A Felony), four counts of Sodomy in the First Degree (Class A Felony), two counts of Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the First Degree (Class A Felony), two counts of Sex Abuse in the First Degree (Class B Felony), and one count of Luring a Minor (Class C Felony). The defendant showed no remorse for the rape and...
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Aug
19
Press Release
Defendant Gary Kent Peterson was convicted of Robbery in the Third Degree and Theft in the Second Degree after a trial on August 19, 2014, for the robbery of a local bank on June 16, 2014. Deputy District Attorney Kandy Gies prosecuted the case with the assistance of the Bend Police Department, the Stayton Police Department and employees of the bank...
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