BEND, OR -- A Klamath Falls man was arrested early Monday morning, following an armed robbery at K Market on NW Albany in Bend. According to Bend Police, 32-year-old Brian Gifford threatened the store clerk with a knife and demanded money, just after 9 p.m., Sunday. The suspect left in a white Jeep Cherokee with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Just before 2 a.m. Monday, Redmond Police responded to an unrelated incident near SW 33rd and Newberry. They found Gifford with a white Jeep Cherokee registered to the state, and discovered it had been reported stolen. Redmond officers recovered property allegedly stolen from the K Market robbery and the weapon used.
The Klamath Falls man was taken to the Deschutes County Jail on several charges, including Robbery I and Menacing.