BEND, OR -- A pursuit through Bend Senior High School's landscaping over the weekend, led to the arrest of a 32-year old Bend man. Police tried to pull over Colton Todd Staples after a traffic violation on NE 6th and Alden, just after 1 a.m., Saturday. According to investigators, Staples slid off the road into a snow bank, but was able to free his vehicle when officers tried to approach. He then drove through the Bend High School parking lot, over bushes and grass, and through landscaping at a neighboring church.
Eventually, Staples stopped on Veronica Lane, where he ran to a nearby home. While at the front door, officers were able to take Staples into custody. He faces charges of attempting to elude, reckless driving, resisting arrest and a probation violation.