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K-9 Grim sniffs out suspects in Douglas County

Christopher Helm, 35, and Hondo Kuntz, 42, both of Yoncalla were taken to the Douglas County Jail.

Posted: Sep 10, 2019 7:17 AM
Updated: Sep 10, 2019 10:12 AM

OAKLAND, Ore. -- Two suspects were arrested on Saturday after K-9 Grim tracked them down following reports of a burglary, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.

Christopher Helm, 35, and Hondo Kuntz, 42, both of Yoncalla were taken to the Douglas County Jail.

The sheriff’s office said they got a call that a stranger ran out of a house in the 300 block of Thurman Lane.  

Deputies brought Grim to the scene, and they said he found Helm and Kuntz hiding nearby.

Helm faces charges of first-degree criminal mischief, first-degree burglary, second-degree trespass, unlawful possesion of methamphetamine and probation violation.

Kuntz faces charges of first-degree burglary, second-degree trespass and third-degree criminal mischief.

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