Lost Male Found Safe

Deschutes Co. Sheriff's Office - 11/24/18

On November 23, 2018 at approximately 1500 hours Deputies from the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of NW Kingwood Dr. and NW Maple Ln for the report of a lost 18 year old male,
Michael McManus from Redmond, Oregon  and his German Shepard.

Upon arrival deputies learned Michael had been with his father, Daniel McManus running their dogs in the area when Michael and his dog became separated from his father.

Deputies as well as Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Detectives began checking the area for Michael. A Bend K9 unit responded to the area to assist in the search. Approximately 21 members from the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office SAR Division were dispatched to the location to assist in the search.

Michael was not dressed or prepared for the arriving cold temperatures. After searching the area for approximately 2 hours Michael was located on a trail approximately a half mile north of his last known location by Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies. Michael was provided a coat and hat to keep him warm until he was reunited with his family.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service organization providing patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, civil and search and rescue. Special operations include Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with four K9 units. Founded in 1916 and today directed by Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the more than 185,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 180 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.