Bentz returns to Ontario, says state police called off

Sen. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario.

SALEM -- At least one Senate Republican has returned to Oregon.

Sen. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, confirmed Thursday afternoon that he had returned home. The state police had been called off, he said.

Oregon State Police Superintendent Travis Hampton declined to comment on whether police had been called off. Gov. Kate Brown’s communications staff did not return requests for comment.

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