BEND, OR -- A Bend man faces a long list of theft charges after he was caught reportedly wearing a witness' stolen jacket. A victim called police yesterday afternoon to report seeing a man on a bicycle wearing a jacket that had been stolen out of his car. The jacket was quite unique and the victim was able to give a detailed description.
Officers located the suspect in Juniper Park, but he took off. 21-year old Taylor Steven Connelly was taken into custody a short time later near Pilot Butte Cemetery.
Investigators believe Connelly is responsible for as many as 10 car break-ins over the past 2 weeks.