Ontario couple arrested for attempted murder
An Ontario man remains behind bars Thursday night after police say he attempted to kill his daughter's ex-boyfriend.
Lester Earl Reger and his wife Erlene are facing charges for attempted first-degree murder and assault. Authorities say the suspects shot 19 year-old Ramon Fry in the back of the head and stomach at the Reger's home on Wednesday afternoon.
On Wednesday, an Oregon State Trooper located Fry on the Yturri Beltline in Ontario.
Officers said the teenager had a relationship with their daughter. Ramon Fry was transported by air to St. Alphonsus in Boise where he is stable with non life-threatening injuries.
Ontario Police arrested 61 year-old Lester Earl Reger of along with 50 year-old wife, Erlene Kay Reger, also of Ontario. They were taken to the Malheur County Jail for attempted murder and assault in the first degree.
The Reger's were arraigned Thursday at 1 p.m. inside the Malheur County Courthouse.
Erlene Reger posted a $50,000 bail and was released from jail Thursday.
Earl Reger remains behind bars. Earl will be back in court March 9 for a hearing.
According to the Ontario Argus-Observer, Lester Earl Reger pleaded guilty in 1985 to manslaughter in the beating death of Simone Reger, then his 27-year-old wife.
Associated Press contributed to this story.