BANDON - Late Tuesday night, Nov. 21, the Coos County Sheriff’s office received to a report of a man trespassing in a home in the 46000 block along U.S. Highway 101 in the Laurel Grove area of Bandon.

According to a Coos County Sheriff's Office press release, officers with the Bandon Police Department first arrived at the scene as they were the closest to the home. They located the suspect, Christopher Beltran, 44, with an address of General Delivery, Coos Bay, walking around near the residence. Police detained Beltran for further investigation.

According to the homeowner, she learned Beltran was in her home when her dog alerted her of the stranger. When she confronted the man in her foyer he claimed that the neighbors had sent him over, and that he needed to speak with someone. The homeowners said they did not know the man at all.   

Beltran was taken Coos County jail, where he was booked for Criminal Trespass 1. Still in custody, Beltran’s bail is set at $10,000.