Local briefing

Report: Man breaks in, bathes

A Prineville man was arrested Monday after allegedly entering a home and washing himself in the bathroom, according to a news release from the Prineville Police Department.

Trent Anthony Lucas, 26, was charged with suspicion of several crimes, including assaulting a police officer, after an incident in which police said he entered an occupied residence and fled after being confronted by a male occupant.

After fleeing, Lucas reportedly holed up in an unoccupied residence on the same street and refused officers’ orders to exit, according to the news release.

Prineville Police and Crook County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home in the 700 block of Southeast Garner Street.

By the time law enforcement arrived on scene, Lucas had left, according to the news release.

Officers checked the area and reportedly located Lucas two houses away in an unoccupied residence.

They ordered him to exit, but Lucas refused.

After checking with the homeowner and confirming Lucas did not have permission to be in the home, officers entered.

Lucas reportedly had removed most of his clothing and was washing himself in the bathroom, according to the news release.

Lucas struggled with officers attempting to take him into custody and was shot with a Taser, according to reports.

Law enforcement reported Lucas appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance and was allegedly found in possession of methamphetamine.

He was also allegedly in possession of stolen checks.

Lucas was charged with suspicion of first- and second-degree burglary, two counts of first-degree criminal trespass, two counts of second- and third-degree criminal mischief, assault on a peace officer, possession of methamphetamine and resisting arrest.

He is being held at the Crook County Jail in lieu of $57,000 bail.

— Bulletin staff report