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Public's Help Needed To Locate Suspect

BEND, OR -- The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help finding a Bend man suspected of providing a fake ID to deputies, Tuesday morning, then leading them on a chase.


A deputy pulled over a Dodge Ram pickup for a traffic violation, just after 6 a.m., and identified the driver as 27-year-old Freddy Ayala, despite his producing false identification. The deputy tried to arrest him for Driving while Criminally Suspended but Ayala sped off. After several blocks, the chase was called off for safety concerns.


He’s Hispanic, 5'8", 180-pounds, with “Ayala” tattooed on the back of his neck. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 541-693-6911, reference case #18-398411. They ask that you do not approach or attempt to detain the suspect. 


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