Washington man arrested after smashing windows in Downtown Bend

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A Washington man was arrested early Tuesday after smashing out the windows of three Downtown Bend businesses, according to police.

Cosmo Miller-Woltz, 21, was charged with four counts of first-degree criminal mischief, two counts of second-degree criminal mischief and offensive littering.

Sgt. Wes Murphy said officers were dispatched downtown around 2:23 a.m. to reports of two people breaking windows in the area.

Officers arrived and found Miller-Woltz and another man and detained them for questioning.

Murphy said officers determined the other man was just a witness to the vandalism and Miller-Woltz had used a rock, beer bottle, and chair to smash out the windows of Via Delia, Alleda Real Estate, and the Brickhouse Restaurant.

He also tipped over and scattered the contents of two newspaper stands near NW Oregon and NW Wall St.

Officers stood up the stands and cleaned up the mess.

Based on the officers’ observations and statements by Miller-Woltz and witnesses, alcohol is likely a factor, Murphy said.

 

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