On Sunday, January 23, 2022 at approximately 4:30PM Klamath County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 6000 block of Shasta Way. The reporting party stated that a known assailant had forced entry into the home with a knife and a physical fight was in progress.

Multiple deputies responded and observed a vehicle driven by Ryan Joseph Decker, 37 of Klamath Falls, crash through a fence on the property and leave the area. Deputies pursued the vehicle to a house in the 6700 block of Eberlein Ave.

The female victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Decker was taken into custody and is lodged at the Klamath County Jail on charges including:

  • Attempting to Elude Police Officer
  • Burglary I
  • Assault IV
  • Menacing
  • Criminal Mischief I
  • Warrants for Failure to Appear x5