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Sheriff's Office IDs man who made school threat

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Charles Matthew Schmiel. The Sheriff’s Office has determined that Schmiel is the person responsible for the threat made to the unnamed Sisters school on May 5.

Schmiel does not have a permanent address. He is possibly camping within the Deschutes County area.

If you know Schmiel’s location or if you have any information on his whereabouts, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 541-693-6911 reference case 22-23618.

DCSO deputies responded to all Sisters schools this morning before the students and staff arrived and performed security checks. Nothing suspicious was located during these checks. Deputies continued conducting security checks throughout the school day.


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