Lincoln City Police has arrested 42 year old Dan Chambers for Criminally Negligent Homicide for the death of 33 year old Tamara Garrett of Lincoln City. Lincoln City Police served a search warrant at 754 River Bend Loop, Otis where Chambers was living in a garage and arrested Chambers without incident. The garage was searched by Lincoln City Officers and Deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office.
On the early morning of October 9th, Lincoln City Police responded to 4625 NE John Ave on a report of unconscious female. Upon arrival, officers found a friend of Tamara Garrett performing CPR on her. Officers took over CPR until medics arrived. Miss Garrett was transported to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital where she was pronounced deceased. An investigation into Miss Garrett’s death revealed she had been using controlled substances that evening and that her death was caused by, or in part by, an over dose of a controlled substance. Investigation further reveals that Dan Chambers provided the controlled substance to Miss Garrett.
Chambers was transported and lodged at the Lincoln County Jail in Newport where he was booked on charges of Criminal Negligent Homicide, Delivery of Heroin and Methamphetamine and Possession of Heroin and Methamphetamine. His bail was set at $225,000.
This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with any information regarding the death of Miss Garrett is asked to contact Detectives Bud Lane with Lincoln City Police at 541 994-3636 or Detective David Broderick with Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team at 541 265-8101
Lincoln City Police was assisted in their investigation by the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team, The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office and the Lincoln County District attorney’s office.