BEND, OR -- Police arrested a Bend man early Friday morning believed to be responsible for at least a dozen car prowls in northeast Bend. Investigators searched the home of 23-year-old Taylor Connelly and say they found jewelry, knives, cell phones and other personal items connected to thefts committed over the past three months. The victim vehicles were all believed to be unlocked.
Connelly is also charged with meth possession and possessing a restricted weapon, along with violating his parole. Officers continue to locate victims and suspect they may connect him with additional thefts from vehicles.