Our office will be closed for the Holiday Season on Thursday December 25th 2014 and Thursday January 1, 2015. 

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.

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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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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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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