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Tip brings DCSO recovery of stolen ATV, Bend man’s arrest

Stolen recovered ATV DCSO
Deschutes County Sheriff's Office
ATV stolen near Terrebonne last November was recovered this week from a Bend backyard

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- A tip to Deschutes County sheriff's detectives that a Bend man was trying to sell a stolen side-by-side ATV led to charges against the 20-year-old and recovery of the vehicle in the suspect's backyard.

Detectives with the sheriff's office Street Crimes Unit got a tip Monday that Victor "Divon" Chavez was trying to sell a $27,000 ATV that was reported stolen from a ranch near Terrebonne last November, Sgt. William Bailey said.

Detectives found the ATV in the backyard of a home in the 1900 block of Northeast Jackson Avenue in Bend, Bailey said. Detectives then sought and were granted a search warrant to recover it.

Chavez was arrested by criminal citation on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit focuses enforcement on street-level drug cases and quality of life issues connected to property crimes throughout the county.

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