Kristopher Casey Basta, 38, was arrested by Tualatin Police after a witness saw media reports asking the public for information on him. He was indicted on charges of first-degree burglary and fourth-degree assault.Kristopher Basta

Police arrested Basta near the 8700 block of Tualatin-Sherwood Road at about 8:45 p.m. on Friday. Basta is currently being lodged at the Washington County jail.

Police say Basta, of Tualatin, is accused of breaking into an apartment in the 7800 block of Sagert Street and assaulting a man about 2 a.m. on Jan. 5.

Tualatin Police spokeswoman Jennifer Massey said Basta had offered to turn himself in several times since the incident, but did not follow through with his offer after nearly two weeks and a warrant was issued.

Massey said that Basta was known to frequent Tualatin and Lake Oswego often.

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