A man well known to Eastern Oregon law enforcement is in custody for stealing Malheur National Wildlife Refuge vehicles which were brazenly driven 30 miles from the refuge to the Safeway grocery store in Burns .
Shortly after noon on Friday, January 15the, Oregon State Police arrested Kenneth Medenbach, 62, of Crescent, Oregon, at the Safeway in Burns. He was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Law enforcement officers recovered two vehicles stolen from the refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) had previously reported the vehicles stolen to the Harney County Sheriff’s Office.
OSP troopers and deputies from several county Sheriff’s offices responded to the scene.
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