DCSO SEARCH AND RESCUE ASSISTS INJURED MOUNTAIN BIKER
Location: “Bens” Mountain Bike Trail, approximately 1.3 miles from Phil’s Trail Head
Injured Subject: Larry Rosenberg, 68 year old male, Bend, OR
On 06/03/20, at about 12:18pm, 9-1-1 Dispatch received a call from a subject recreating in the Phil’s Trail system, who had come across an injured mountain bike rider on the “Bens” trail, approximately 1.3 miles from Phil’s Trail Head. Larry Rosenberg had just fallen off of his bike and landed on a rock. It was reported that Rosenberg would need assistance getting back to the road so he could be attended to by Bend Fire Department.
Two DCSO Deputies responded to Rosenburg’s location, while a call out was initiated for DCSO SAR Volunteers to respond. The first deputy arrived at 12:55pm, with 13 DCSO SAR Volunteers arriving at 1:22pm with a wheeled litter. It was determined Rosenberg could walk under his own power and he was assisted as he walked approximately 1/3 mile to Skyliners Rd via an alternate trail. Rosenberg was turned over to Bend Fire personnel at approximately 2:10pm, who transported him to St. Charles Hospital in Bend for further treatment for non life threatening injuries.
The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with four K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today lead by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.