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Police arrest man in grocery store in Sisters

Bend Police arrested a man inside Ray’s Food Place in Sisters on Sunday afternoon, after they had responded to a domestic call in Bend.

According to Bend Police, officers responded to an address in Bend at about 4:18 p.m. on Sunday, June 27, after a woman’s relatives called to report that she needed to have police dispatched to her residence.

When they arrived, officers determined that an assault had taken place and that the woman’s boyfriend had left the residence. They had a description of his vehicle and developed information that it had been located in Sisters, out of gas.

Officers responded to Sisters and located the vehicle, but the suspect was not present. They located the suspect inside Ray’s Food Place and took him into custody. The man was not armed.

William Chester Barker, 35, was arrested on charges of fourth-degree assault, interfering with making a police report, and on an outstanding out-of-county warrant.


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