‘Dangerous’ patient found in Warm Springs

Rodrick Edminston, 22, found early Sunday morning

Rodrick Edminston was last seen Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (OSP)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 22-year-old who escaped custody while being transported from a psychiatric facility in Pendleton to Bend was found early Sunday morning in a restroom on the Warm Springs Reservation.

J&R Secure Transport said Saturday Rodrick Edminston escaped their custody at the Cow Canyon rest area on Highway 97. The rest area is located 21 miles south of Maupin in Wasco County.

Authorities conducted a search, but couldn’t find Edminston. According to officials, Edminston is schizophrenic.

Around 8 a.m. Sunday, Edminston was found in a restroom near the Kahneeta Resort on the Warm Springs Reservation, Warm Springs Police said.

Edminston was classified as “dangerous” by Lifeways Inc — stating he was being held on a mental health hold. No criminal charges are pending against him at this time.