Released by: Deputy Aaron Myers, Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator
Person Assisted: Lanford, Jeremy, 44 year old male, Bend, Oregon
On July 3, 2021, at approximately 0900 hours, 911 Dispatch received a call regarding a bicycle crash on the Tiddlywinks trail off Century Drive. The reporting person advised the injured rider, Jeremy Lanford, sustained injures that prevented him from making it further down the trail without assistance from Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Volunteers.
13 DCSO SAR Volunteers responded to the scene, reaching Lanford at 1025 hours. Lanford was evaluated and treated on scene by SAR Volunteers. Lanford was able to walk on his own to a forest service road and was released to friends on scene. Lanford was going to seek further medical evaluation on his own.
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 six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 200,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 259 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 191 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.