BEND, OR -- A Bend transient is accused of slashing numerous tires at the Centennial Parking Plaza garage. Bend Police say employees from the Oxford Hotel found a man sleeping in a stairwell of the garage, with a knife in his hand. They asked him to leave. After he walked away, witnesses heard air hissing from tires and discovered 11 slashed tires on 11 different vehicles.
Based on the description provided by Oxford Hotel employees, Bend Police located 38-year-old Zachary Mathews nearby, and arrested him on six counts of Criminal Mischief II. The investigation is ongoing as additional victims come forward, and more charges are expected.