Serial burglary suspect arrested in string of Bend, Redmond burglaries

Bend Police Dept. 

On Monday, Oct. 24 at approximately 9:41 p.m., Bend Police responded to a report of a burglary in the 63000 block of Nels Anderson Road in Bend. The business owner was watching the suspect inside the business on video surveillance. Officers were in the area and responded to the burglary in progress. Laura Marie Zachary, a 30-year-old Bend resident, ran from the scene. After a short foot pursuit, officers took Zachary into custody without incident.  

Between Sept. 15 and Oct. 24, Bend Police Department investigated multiple commercial burglaries with the same methods. The suspect in these burglaries was identified as a white female who often wore face coverings. 

The Redmond Police Department was also investigating nine burglaries using the same methods which occurred between Oct. 15 and Oct. 19. After a joint interview, Redmond PD confirmed Zachary as the suspect in those burglaries as well. 

Zachary was lodged at the Deschutes County Jail on the above charges. Additional charges may be forthcoming. Bend Police ask local businesses to examine their external doors, particularly those with circular locks in glass doors, and report any damage or tooling marks to nonemergency dispatch at 541-693-6911. 

ChargesBurglary II x13, Attempted Burglary II x1, Theft II x5, Criminal Mischief II x10, Theft III x2, Criminal Mischief III x3, Possession of Burglars Tools x4 

Case #s: 
Bend Police Department cases/victims: 
2022-00055393 Van Henion Brewing
2022-00062595 Somewhere That’s Green
2022-00064103 Spork
2022-00064243 Urban Forest Tree Service
2022-00064253 Bend Roasting Company

Redmond Police Department cases/victims: 
2022-28648 Fiesta Mazatlan
2022-28771 Big O Bagels
2022-29062 Mo’s Egg House
2022-29088 Jody’s Diner
2022-29172 Choice Car Wash
2022-29175 Redmond Bazaar
2022-29180 Salon Bliss
2022-29185 Brightside Thrift Store
2022-29197 Spirit Halloween
2022-29395 Baldy’s Barbeque