On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, Klamath County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to 19549 Main Avenue in Bly, OR for a reported burglary and menacing that occurred at approximately 0535 hours. The victim identified the suspects as Charles ASKEW and Jeffrey JOHNSON. ASKEW and JOHNSON allegedly forced entry into the home, sprayed mace into one of the bedrooms, and as they were leaving were confronted by the victim. The victim had a pistol pointed at her by one of the suspects. Both suspects then left in a white Cadillac sedan.
While en route to the location, Deputy Borges observed a white Cadillac sedan matching the description of the suspect vehicle. ASKEW and JOHNSON were located in the vehicle, and both were detained without incident with assistance from the Oregon State Police.
ASKEW and JOHNSON were found to be in possession of a firearm, mace, methamphetamine, counterfeit currency, and stolen mail.
ASKEW and JOHNSON were both lodged at the Klamath County Jail, for the below listed charges.
Arrested: Charles William Askew 7-16-80
Charges: Menacing, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Burglary I, Unlawful Use of Mace II, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, PCS-Methamphetamine, and Possession of a Forged Instrument
Arrested: Jeffrey Richard Johnson 8-12-57
Charges: Burglary I, Unlawful Use of Mace II, Conspiracy- Menacing, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, PCS-Methamphetamine, Possession of a Forged Instrument, Mail Theft.
Press release from Klamath County Sheriff, Chris Kaber.