BEND, OR -- Three teens face a list of charges after they were caught by an alleged victim, breaking into cars. According to the Deschutes County Sheriff's office, a homeowner confronted the group late Saturday night on Old Wood Road south of Bend. After a brief struggle, the homeowner was able to detain one of the suspects while the other two ran off. They were later arrested.
18-year old Michael Lester of La Pine was taken to the Deschutes County jail; the 14- and 16-year old suspects were taken to the Juvenile Detention Center. Investigators say the three are responsible for several car break-ins in the area, and face multiple charges, including assault and robbery.