Traffic Flagger Assaulted

Deschutes Co. Sheriff's Office 

On July 9, 2020 Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a report of an assault of a Traffic Flagger in the area of Butler Market Rd and Hamehook Rd.  A crew was preparing for the transport of a house in this location necessitating the movement of power lines. A Traffic Flagger, Teresa McGuire, was at this location and had traffic stopped for several minutes when an unknown subject attempted to drive around her. A dispute ensued when the McGuire attempted to stop the subject, who was driving a dark colored Jeep Wrangler. The subject exited his vehicle and assaulted the McGuire, causing injury.

Witnesses attempted to stop the subject from leaving but he was able to get back into his vehicle and drive away. He was last seen driving east on Butler Market Rd, towards the Powell Butte Hwy.

Bend Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported McGuire to St. Charles Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The subject was described as a tall white male adult with a thick build wearing khaki pants.  He was driving a Jeep Wrangler TJ which is dark in color, possibly black.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office requests anyone with information regarding this incident to call non-emergency dispatch at (541) 693-6911 and reference case #20-90193.