Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies say they have arrested Richard Murry IV, 18 of Walport, on charges he assaulted his 16 year old live in girlfriend who is pregnant. Deputies Tuesday morning received a 9-1-1 call that Murry had punched the girl in the stomach at their residence on Read Drive south of Waldport and that he had left in a full sized pickup pulling a vehicle tow dolly. Sheriff’s units and Oregon State Police immediately began searching for Murry but later learned he had returned to the Read Drive address. Police quickly detained Murry and soon after arrested him on assault charges.
However, deputies say as they were getting more information on the incident, Murry’s sister Alyssa Murry, attempted to free her brother from the back of the Sheriff’s patrol car. Officers immediately stopped her and arrested her for attempting to interfere with police. She was also transported to the county jail where she was cited and then released due to jail overcrowding. Her brother Richard Murry was booked at the county jail for Assault, but was released after posting $15,000 bail.
Meanwhile, deputies say the parents of the girl transported her by private vehicle to PCH to have her evaluated.