Bend Police Department
BAYONET BOY BUSTED FOR DUI
Kevin Trapman wasn’t glad to see Bend Police Officer, it really was a bayonet in his pants as he assaulted cop when charged with DUI
BEND, OREGON — On May 11, 2017, at 5:01 pm, Officers from the Bend Police Department responded to the area of American Lane and Reed Market Road for the report of a minor hit and run crash. The initial report was a small red passenger car with a black hood had hit a pickup truck.
As officers were responding to this area, a separate Bend Police Officer saw a red 1995 Acura Integra with a black hood driving on Savannah near Linnea Drive. The officer was able to get behind the vehicle after he noticed the Acura almost crashed “head-on” into an oncoming vehicle. When the officer was able to turn around, the Acura had turned onto NE Derek Drive.
Trapman exited his vehicle quickly and started walking towards his residence. The officer told Trapman several times to stop walking, but the driver disregarded and started to run away from the officer.
The driver, later identified as Kevin William Trapman, stopped in the roadway spun his tires while pulling into his driveway. Trapman exited his vehicle quickly and started walking towards his residence. The officer told Trapman several times to stop walking, but the driver disregarded and started to run away from the officer.
Trapman had a bayonet hidden the front of his pants where he was reaching towards during the incident with the initial officer.
The officer continued with the contact of Trapman, who was not complying with the officer’s requests to stop. Trapman resisted the officer’s attempt to take him into custody, which resulted in a physical struggle. The officer could not get both hands away from Trapman’s waistband, which was pinned against the ground. It was learned later in the incident, Trapman had a bayonet hidden the front of his pants where he was reaching towards during the incident with the initial officer.
Several other Bend Police Officers responded to the scene to help take Trapman into custody. While fighting with Bend Police Officers, Trapman attempted to “head butt” and kick the officers. Trapman had to be restrained using the “WRAP” and was transported to St. Charles Emergency Department for the DUII investigation. The WRAP is a restraint device designed to keep a resistive and/or combative person who are in custody safe from harming themselves or others. Attached is a link to a current City of Bend City Addition video explaining how the WRAP works and why it works.
Trapman was later taken to the Deschutes County Jail, where he was lodged for DUII, Hit and Run, Attempt to Elude (by foot), Reckless Driving, Interfering with a Public Safety Officer, Attempt to Assault a Public Safety Officer, Resisting Arrest and DWS Misdemeanor. During this investigation, it was also learned that Trapman was an outstanding suspect in an unrelated shoplifting case. He was also lodged on Theft III charges.
BEND POLICE: We found Trapman’s vehicle had a flat tire and more damage than would have happened during the initial hit and run. We know from our investigation that Trapman caused near collisions at Brosterhous and American Lane and Savannah near Linnea Drive. We also know Trapman was last seen driving from Reed Market north on 15th Street.
We are asking our community if you saw this vehicle driving yesterday in a concerning manner, please contact our non-emergency number at 541-693-6911.