About Deschutes County Search and Rescue

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s SAR mission is to provide professional, high-quality search and rescue assistance to citizens of Deschutes County, visitors who recreate locally, and mutual aid to other counties as requested. The ability to save a life or effect a successful rescue is often dependent upon how quickly the person can be found or reached.

DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCH AND RESCUE ASSIST INJURED CLIMBER AT SMITH ROCK STATE PARK

2021-09-07T18:28:13-07:00September 7th, 2021|

Released by: Deputy Shane Zook - Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator Date/time: 09/06/21 at 2:27 PM Location: Smith Rock State Park Injured: Savanah Thomas – 26 year old female – Lake Tahoe, CA On 09/06/21 [...]

DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCH AND RESCUE ASSIST INJURED HIKER NEAR POLE CREEK TRAILHEAD

2021-09-07T18:27:32-07:00September 7th, 2021|

Released by: Deputy Shane Zook - Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator Date/time: 08/29/21 at 2:33 P.M. Location: Pole Creek Trailhead Injured: Steve Rex – 62 year old male – McMinnville, Or On 08/29/21 at about [...]

DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCH AND RESCUE VOLUNTEERS ASSISTS HIKER ON SOUTH SISTER

2021-08-23T19:48:11-07:00August 23rd, 2021|

Released by: Deputy Aaron Myers, Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator Date: 08/22/2021 Location: South Sister Person Assisted: Farney, Julia 25 year old female, Portland, Oregon On August 22, 2021, at approximately 1600 hours, 911 Dispatch [...]

DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCH AND RESCUE ASSIST INJURED MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDER ON SWEDE RIDGE LOOP

2021-08-10T21:37:15-07:00August 10th, 2021|

Released by: Deputy Shane Zook - Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator Date/time: 08/10/21 at 12:27 P.M. Location: Swede Ridge Loop, near Virginia Meissner Snow Park Injured: Heideker, Amy - 41 year old female - Anacortes, [...]

DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCHING FOR MISSING FEMALE WEST OF REDMOND (UPDATE: SUBJECT LOCATED)

2021-07-31T22:12:14-07:00July 31st, 2021|

Update: Subject Located Sheriff's Deputies received numerous tips from the public.  As a result, the search started to focus on the area around Tetherow Bridge. SAR Teams began focused ground searches in this area, moving [...]

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Volunteers assist two injured hikers at Smith Rock State Park

2021-07-22T16:20:56-07:00July 22nd, 2021|

Date Occurred: July 20, 2021 Released by: Deputy Aaron Myers, Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator Location: Smith Rock State Park Person Assisted: Zazueta, Amanda 25 year old female, Simi Valley, CA Person Assisted: Jaiswal, Prerna [...]

DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCH AND RESCUE ASSIST INJURED MT. BIKER ON SWAMPY LAKES TRAIL

2021-07-16T10:17:35-07:00July 16th, 2021|

Released by: Deputy Kyle Joye - Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator Date/time: 7-15-21 at 5:00 p.m. Location: Swampy Lakes Mt. Bike Trail Injured: Sundborg,Tom, 55 year old male - Bend, Oregon On 07/15/21 at about [...]

DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCH AND RESCUE ASSIST TWO INJURED HIKERS ON SOUTH SISTER HIKING TRAIL

2021-07-14T18:41:25-07:00July 14th, 2021|

Released by: Deputy Kyle Joye, Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator Date: July 13 - 14, 2021 Location: South Sister/Moraine Lake Trail Persons Assisted: Beverly Logan, 58 year old female, Portland, Oregon (Patient #1) Janusz Jurski, [...]

DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCH AND RESCUE MEMBERS ASSIST INJURED HIKER ON SOUTH SISTER

2021-07-14T18:39:58-07:00July 14th, 2021|

Released by: Lt. Mike Biondi - Search and Rescue Coordinator Date/time: 07/13/21 at 05:36 a.m. Location: South Sister near Lewis Glacier Injured: Sebulski, Madison - 19 years old female - Bend, Oregon Reporting party: Sebulski, [...]

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