CROOKED RIVER RANCH, OR -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested a Crooked River Ranch man after allegedly striking a horse drawn carriage with his SUV, then fleeing the scene.
The horse drawn buggy, driven by 66-year-old Isaac Goodin of Crooked River Ranch, was reportedly hit by a Chevy Tahoe, after which the driver fled the scene in his damaged vehicle, police said. Crooked River Ranch Fire and Rescue responded and transported the victim to St. Charles Redmond. Investigators received a tip of a vehicle matching the suspect Tahoe's description, parked at a nearby Crooked River Ranch residence.
The suspect driver, 54-year-old Scott Stickey, also of Crooked River Ranch, admitted to being involved in a crash. Police believe Stickley shaved his head and facial hair, prior to being contacted by the deputy. He was arrested for Failing To Perform The Duties of a Driver, Hit and Run, Driving Under The Influence of Intoxicants and Reckless Driving. He was transported to the Jefferson County Jail and lodged without incident. His Blood Alcohol level at the jail was .20.