Suspects arrested in drive-by shooting

Published Jul 29, 2013 at 05:00AM

Crook County sheriff’s deputies arrested two men Sunday on suspicion of shooting at a home north of Prineville early that morning.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, an investigation of the incident revealed the shooting might be related to a dispute that began Saturday at the Jefferson County Fair and continued later that day at a home in Jefferson County.

Shots were reported shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday, at a home on Northwest Lamonta Road outside of Prineville, according to a Crook County Sheriff’s Office press release. The suspects drove a red Chevrolet Blazer and fired several shots, then drove away. When deputies arrived, they found at least one bullet struck the home and several other bullets hit a car parked in the driveway.

After investigating the incident, deputies worked with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office to locate and arrest two men at Haystack Reservoir. Crook County sheriff’s deputies arrested William A. Neason, 21, of Redmond, and lodged him at the county jail on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon, reckless endangering, menacing, first-degree criminal mischief, and second-degree criminal trespass.

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Dillon Ruhl, 19, of Redmond, and lodged him at the county jail on suspicion of reckless endangering, menacing and second-degree criminal trespass.

— Bulletin staff report

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