BEND, OR -- A Bend resident was arrested Sunday on Arson and reckless burning charges, after two fires on his property. Emergency crews first responded to the home on Lamoine Lane at about 8:45 a.m., for a backyard burn. Bend Police spoke with Bobby Yarbrough, but determined there was no crime.
About 90 minutes later, at 11:15 a.m., witnesses reported a shed was fully engulfed in flames, in the same backyard. Firefighters extinguished the blaze and, based on evidence and witness statements, Police launched an arson investigation. Yarbrough was arrested and taken to St. Charles for evaluation. The shed was a total loss.