Redmond Police Arrest Suspect After Robbery/Assault

Redmond Police Dept. - 12/27/18 

Redmond, OR – On Wednesday evening, December 26, 2018, Redmond Police Officers were dispatched to the intersection of SW 25th Street and SW Fissure Loop North for a reported dispute between two adult males.  One of the involved males was reported to be armed with a knife.

Officers arrived on the scene and investigated.  Officers were told by the victim and a witness, that another male, later identified as Mr. Rudy Gandarilla, 40-years-old and a Redmond resident, became upset at the victim and threatened him with a knife after the victim drove an acquittance of Mr. Gandarilla to his house.  Mr. Gandarilla confronted the victim while the victim was seated in the driver seat of his vehicle.  During the confrontation, Mr. Gandarilla slashed two of the victim’s tires, punched the victim in the face several times, and demanded the victim turn over other personal items, including a cell phone and wallet, all while threatening the victim with a knife.

Mr. Gandarilla retreated inside his residence located on the corner of SW 25th Street and SW Fissure Loop North before law enforcement arrived.  Mr. Gandarilla cooperated with law enforcement at the scene and ultimately was arrested for several crimes, to include: Robbery in the First Degree, Theft in the First Degree, Menacing, Assault in the Fourth Degree, and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree.  He was lodged at the Deschutes County Adult Jail in Bend.

Redmond Police was able to recover the victim’s cell phone, wallet, and the knife believed to have been used to threaten the victim.

At this time, drug-impairment by Mr. Gandarilla is suspected of being a contributing factor in this incident.  The victim and the suspect were known to each other before this incident.
Suspect mug 2017