BEND, OR -- A 60-year-old Bend man faces criminal charges after police say he ordered his dog to attack a 21-year-old city worker. Contractors and city staff were reportedly conducting camping code enforcement when the incident occurred, just before 10:30 Tuesday morning.
According to Bend Police, Gerald Gosnell, Jr. was upset they were removing garbage from an encampment on NE Forum Drive. Gosnell was booked on multiple charges, including menacing and having an unlicensed animal. The dog was taken to the Humane Society of Central Oregon, and the victim was treated for a minor dog bite to his hand.