A 30-year-old Bend man has been arrested and accused of drugging at least two women before sexually assaulting them, according to police.
Brigham “Briggs” Scott Lazalde was arrested Monday at a home in the 20000 block of Merriewood Lane and taken to the Deschutes County Jail
He was charged with first-degree sexual penetration, first-degree sodomy, and furnishing alcohol to a minor.
Lt. Juli McConikey said police received two separate reports at the end of January and the end of February where Lazalde was suspected of sexual assault. The victims are 20-years-old and 29-years-old.
In each case, he met the women on dating websites, provided controlled substances, and then sexually assaulted them, McConkey said.
The current charges are pertaining to the incident in February; the January incident has been submitted to the Deschutes County District Attorney’s office for a charging decision.
Bend Police believe there might be more victims in the area who have not yet come forward.