Welcome To The District Attorney's Office

Thank you for visiting the Office of the District Attorney for Deschutes County website. District Attorney Patrick J. Flaherty and his dedicated attorneys and staff are committed to keeping our community a safe place to live. The office serves the citizens of Deschutes County, working to reduce crime, protect innocent victims, and enhance the lives of district residents.

The District Attorney’s Office continues in its mission to efficiently and effectively seek justice, for the safety and well-being of our community.

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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Jun
16
Press Release
Today, Luke Wirkkala was convicted for the murder of David Ryder. The jury was attentive and spent nine days listening to the testimony at trial and receiving exhibits. The jury applied the facts to the law and the defendant was convicted.
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Apr
11
Press Release
DDA Matt Nelson convicted defendant Wesley Bryan of three separate counts of Unlawful Delivery of Marijuana to a Minor and five separate counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor. The children he delivered the Marijuana to, by allowing them to smoke it, were between 10 and 14 years of age. This investigation was conducted by the Bend Police Department, another co-defendant previously plead guilty to charges as well. The defendant will be sentenced on April 21, 2014.
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