Theft Investigation Leads To Arrest


On 04/12/2020 at about 2:42 PM, Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to the report of Suspicious Activity/Theft at a residence off of the Yachats Ocean Road located in Yachats, Oregon. The report indicated that an unknown adult male was trespassing at the private residence, stealing exterior furniture in the process.


Deputies located Patrick C. Hummel, 42 year old Corvallis resident, hiding in a wooded area adjacent to the residence, Hummel resisted arrest as he was taken into custody on multiple charges. Hummel was evaluated by medical responders after which he was transported to the Lincoln County Jail on the following charges:


Criminal Trespass in the 2nd Degree, Theft in the 3rd Degree, Resisting Arrest, Escape in the 3rd Degree, and Interfering with a Police Officer. In addition, Hummel had an active Felony Warrant issued for his arrest out of Benton County, Oregon.

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