Criminal Escapes From Psychiatric Unit at Bend Hospital

UPDATE: The suspect is back in custody. He was lodged at the Deschutes County Jail on charges of coercion, menacing, fourth-degree assault and harassment, as well as two Deschutes County warrants, a California warrant and a violation of his release agreement

On Monday, June 20, 2022 about 8:31 a.m., Deschutes County 911 dispatch received a call from St. Charles hospital staff that a man receiving treatment had escaped the Psychiatric Unit. The man, Jeremy Allbritton, is wanted on several new crimes and has warrants for his arrest out of Oregon and California. He has recently assaulted hospital staff and should be considered dangerous. He was not armed at the time he left the hospital.

Jeremy Owen Allbritton, 41-year-old Central Oregon Resident

He was last seen in the area of NE Courtney Drive in Bend at about 08:45 a.m. At that time he had taken off his reddish-pink hospital scrub short-sleeved top but was still wearing his green hospital scrub bottoms. He was not wearing any shoes.

Allbritton is approximately 6-feet tall, weighs 220 pounds, and has very short or shaved brown hair. He has numerous tattoos. Please refer to the photos for an exact description.

Suspects Tattoo

The Bend Police Department is asking the community to report any sightings or interactions with Allbritton.

Police say do not approach Allbritton, but call 9-1-1 to report his whereabouts. If you have already had contact with Allbritton today (Monday, June 20, 2022) contact non-emergency dispatch at 541-693-6911 so authorities can obtain further information.

Courtesy of BPD