Deputies responded to the scene and quickly located the suspect hiding in a nearby brushy area. The suspect, 29 year-old Dellas Dean Hall of Waldport, was taken into custody without incident. Hall was transported to the Lincoln County Jail where he was lodged on one count of Robbery in the First Degree (Attempted) and four counts of Menacing and possession of Meth. Hall’s bail was set at $160,000.
Anyone who witnessed this incident is encouraged to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at (541) 265-0777. The Newport Police Department and Oregon State Police assisted in this investigation.