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 VOLUNTEERS ASSIST INJURED MOTORCYCLIST ON EDISON-LAVA TRAIL

2021-11-06T21:38:36-07:00November 6th, 2021|

Released by: Deputy Kyle Joye, Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator Release Date: November 5th, 2021 Location: Edison - Lava Trail near Kwohl Butte Person Assisted: 61 year old Male, Vashon, WA Narrative: On November 5th, [...]

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 [...]

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