Monday evening a member from Siletz Neighborhood Watch contacted the Sheriff’s Office regarding a suspicious male walking around town in Siletz.
The caller indicated a young adult white male was walking through various neighborhoods asking for specific people and a dog. One witness reported the male had a suspicioius bulge in his waist line. Witnesses, not recognizing the suspicious male or persons he was asking about, reported the activity to members of the Siletz Neighborhood Watch which immediately contacted the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
At approximately 6pm Sheriff’s Deputy Parsons located a male matching the description of the suspicious male in the Shasta Court neighborhood. During the contact Deputy Parsons found Devan LaFontaine age 23 of Otis was in possession of a concealed 9mm semi automatic handgun, which was in his waistband.
Devan was arrested and lodge at the Lincoln County Jail for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. His bail was set at $15,000.00
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank members of Siletz Neighborhood Watch and the Community of Siletz for reporting the suspicious circumstances.