BEND POLICE NEWS RELEASE:
Date & Time of Incident: 05/27/14 - 1251
Type of Incident: Escape III
Location of Incident: 1206 SW Silver Lake Blvd & Fred Meyer
Joshua Alan Seeley
25 years of age
On May 27th, 2014, at about 1251 hours, Bend Police Officers began investigating a domestic dispute at 1206 SW Silver Lake Blvd. Officers learned one of the involved persons was a Joshua Alan Seeley who had left before their arrival. Officers also learned Seeley was wanted by his probation officer.
Officers located Seeley near Fred Meyer (61535 S Highway 97) by the canal. Seeley initially denied his true identity and was detained in handcuffs. Seeley was not immediately placed in a patrol vehicle as the investigation and interviews continued. During this time, Seeley fled from officers and jumped headfirst into the canal. Seeley floated down the canal towards the 3rd Street Bridge where he was able to gain footing and stand up. He then ran from the canal and hid behind a tree east of the intersection at SE Brosterhous and SE 3rd Street.
Officers followed Seeley and subsequently arrested him without further incident. He was lodged at the Deschutes County Jail. There were no charges related to the original domestic dispute Seeley was involved in.
Interfere with a Peace Officer