Northwest

Suspected burglar falls from tree after chase

Aloha. OR - A suspected burglar was arrested after he fell about 40 feet from a tree after being chased by deputies from the Washington County sheriff's office.

KATU-TV reports deputies found 46-year-old Bret T. Davis in a tree in Aloha, Ore., on Saturday afternoon after chasing him through a wooded area.

Deputies said Davis refused to come down from the tree. He climbed higher instead, before finally falling.

Davis has been charged with first-degree burglary, third-degree robbery, fourth-degree assault and second-degree theft. Authorities say he was not seriously injured in the fall.

The homeowner also suffered minor injuries.


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