Local Police Reminding Drivers, It’s Back-2-School This Week

The Prineville Police Department will be conducting a Pedestrian Enforcement Operation in the area of NE 3rd Street in select school zones and school traffic areas.

The goal is to increase awareness that every intersection is a crosswalk and to be aware of increased school pedestrian related traffic as we transition into the 2019-2020 school year.

Law enforcement all across Central Oregon, including The Prineville Police Department encourages all drivers to make a conscious effort to drive responsibly and safely.

This enforcement operation is made possible through overtime funding provided by Oregon Impact.

BEND WOMAN CONVICTED OF KILLING HER SON

Today in Deschutes County Circuit Court, 30-year-old Bend resident Tashina Jordan pleaded guilty to killing Mason Jordan, her 7-year old son.  Jordan pleaded guilty to murder and the court then reduced the conviction to manslaughter in the