Fedosey V. Kasachev, 41, of Salem, was arrested for multiple charges stemming from a concerned citizen’s phone call Friday morning in Waldport.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received a call from a man in the area of NW Oceanview Dr, Waldport who reported a male subject wearing all black with his hood pulled up, cutting through people’s yards and acting suspicious.
While en route to the call, Deputy Cody Tadlock received a report of a theft from a vehicle in the area of Mokmak Lake Dr. where several items had been taken from a vehicle.
Deputies contacted the caller and he reported Kasachev was seen trying to enter unoccupied homes shortly before deputies arrived.
Deputy Chris Barth located two suspects matching the description given and an investigation was conducted. Deputies were able to determine that one of the subjects had stolen items from two vehicles at the property. The stolen property was immediately returned to the victims.
Kasachev, was taken into custody for Giving false information to a police officer, two counts of unlawful entry of a motor vehicle, two counts criminal trespass in the second degree, attempted burglary in the first degree, theft in the second degree and outstanding arrest warrant out of Marion County. Kasachev’s bail was set at $135,000.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind citizens that as the summer months pick up and the population grows to be vigilant and report suspicious activity. Crimes of this nature go unsolved often due to lack of suspect information. Thanks to a concerned citizen who noticed unusual activity, deputies were able to make an arrest and return stolen property to the rightful owners.