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1 Couple displaced from afternoon house fire
Saturday February 22, 2020, 2:39 AM
Couple displaced from afternoon house fire
Cowlitz County, Washington- At just after 3PM, neighbors and a school bus driver reported a house on fire with an elderly couple that may still be inside.

When Firefighters arrived on the scene the house was ablaze. Firefighters began extinguishing the fire with multiple hose lines and sea ... [More]    

2 Two Car collision in Hazel Dell kills Washougal Woman
Wednesday February 19, 2020, 6:38 AM
On 2/18/2020 at 7:31 hours, EMS and CCSO personnel responded to the 3600 block of NE 78th Street for the report of a two vehicle collision. Upon arrival, EMS personnel attempted to resuscitate a driver at the scene, but were unsuccessful.

Scene evidence and witness statements revealed that ... [More]    

3 Fight Involving a Gun at Convenience Store, 1 Person Shot
Saturday February 15, 2020, 2:12 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man is being treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound after a fight involving a gun in the Portsmouth Neighborhood.

On Friday, February 14, 2020 at 8:14p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance at a convenience store in the 6100 b ... [More]    

4 Officer Involved Shooting in Silverton, Marion County
Saturday February 15, 2020, 2:11 AM
SILVERTON, Oregon - On February 14, 2020 at approximately 12:40 P.M., Silverton Police Department personnel responded to a reported domestic violence disturbance at 911 Reserve St. Apt.#3, in Silverton.

Shortly after arriving, officers located the involved man, William Bluestone (21) of Bend ... [More]    

5 Driver Identified in Deadly I-205 Crash
Tuesday February 11, 2020, 6:58 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver that was killed in Saturday's crash on the Glenn Jackson Bridge is identified as Yevgeniy L. Kovalenko, 25, of Gresham. His family has been notified of his death.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is still ongoing, but speed is believed to be a key c ... [More]    

6 Shooting at Car Dealership
Sunday February 9, 2020, 8:51 AM
FOREST GROVE, Oregon - On February 8, at about 9:30am, Forest Grove Police were sent to the Doherty Ford Dealership at 4223 Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove for a reported disturbance.

On arrival police learned that a subject had fired a .308 caliber bullet at a truck owned by the dealership a ... [More]    

7 21 people evacuated from Umatilla County flood
Sunday February 9, 2020, 8:48 AM
21 people evacuated from Umatilla County flood

Pendleton – On Saturday, February 8th, the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office reported there were successful evacuation efforts using two helicopters in areas affected by county flooding. Helicopters provided by the National Guard and Umatilla County Search and Rescue personnel both worked ... [More]    

8 24-year-old woman killed on Hwy 30 In Clatsop County
Friday February 7, 2020, 4:32 AM
24-year-old woman killed on Hwy 30 In Clatsop County
On Thursday, February 6, 2020 at approximately 11:18 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 30 near milepost 92.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Buick LeSabre, operated by Emilee Mabey (24) of Ocean Park, WA. was westbound ... [More]    

9 Second Alarm Apartment Fire at SE Foster Rd.
Tuesday February 4, 2020, 8:11 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Last night at at 7:19 PM Portland Firefighters were called to an apartment on the 13000 block of SE Foster Rd. When they arrived firefighters found a second floor apartment burning with flames rapidly moving the the third floor apartment above. The location of the burning apartmen ... [More]    
10 Keizer Police Investigating Suspicious Death
Tuesday February 4, 2020, 8:09 AM
On February 3, 2020, at about 8:30 PM, Keizer police officers were dispatched to a parking lot in the area of 2555 Jorie Lane NE to a report of a motor vehicle crash. Officers discovered a deceased adult male at the location inside the crashed car. The death was suspicious and not consistent with th ... [More]    
11 Woman Driving Car Shot Near Lloyd Center
Sunday February 2, 2020, 5:27 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim is recovering from a gunshot wound that is believed to be non-life threatening after a shooting in the Eliot/Irvington/Lloyd District neighborhoods.

On Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 1:50a.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of someone shot outsid ... [More]    

12 Two Fires in Lebanon Fire District
Friday January 31, 2020, 3:52 AM
The Lebanon Fire District responded to 2 reported structure fires within 30 minutes of each other this evening, the first fire coming in at 10:00 pm. The fire was reported to be a stove on fire while the occupant was cooking. Upon arrival of the IC, the only occupant of the house told firefighters t ... [More]    
13 Major Crash Team Activation, SE 122nd Ave/Burnside Closed
Friday January 31, 2020, 3:51 AM
The Major Crash Team (MCT) is responding to the area of Southeast 122nd Avenue and East Burnside Street to assist in a traffic crash investigation involving serious injuries.

Streets closed in the area, including 122nd Avenue between Northeast Glisan Street and Southeast Stark Street, and Ea ... [More]    

14 Gov. Kate Brown’s New 2020 Census Website Could Help Secure Oregon’s 6th Congressional Seat
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:29 AM
Gov. Kate Brown’s New 2020 Census Website Could Help Secure Oregon’s 6th Congressional Seat
Gov. Kate Brown unveiled a new website last week to let Oregonians know about the upcoming 2020 census in hopes of getting full participation so the state is represented accurately.

It includes background information, why participation matters and a timeline of events.

Getting an acc ... [More]    

15 Two Fires, Keep Lebanon Firefighters Busy
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:23 AM
Lebanon fire crews battled two working house fires within a 5-hour span on Friday night, stretching their available resources thin and testing the endurance of responders. The first fire came in at 5:38 p.m. at 30033 Fairview Road with reports of heavy smoke within the home. Both occupants were able ... [More]    
16 Dead Man Found Beside Hwy 101 in Coos County
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:21 AM
On Monday, January 27, 2020 at approximately 9:21 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers were dispatched to the report of a deceased person beside Hwy 101 near milepost 278 (Two Mile Lane).

Preliminary investigation revealed the deceased male, identified as William Schippert (44) of Bandon, had ... [More]    

17 Man Sentenced to prison in death of 19-year-old Portland girl
Saturday January 25, 2020, 3:10 AM
Man Sentenced to prison in death of 19-year-old Portland girl
PORTLAND, Oregon Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced today that 27-year-old Adam Alexander Valle has changed his plea and received an 85 month prison sentence for recklessly causing the death of 19-year-old Heaven Leigh Mathews while operating a stolen vehicle under the influe ... [More]    
18 Shooting in Hazelwood Neighborhood, Occupied House Struck
Saturday January 25, 2020, 3:02 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - East Precinct and the Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) are investigating a shooting this evening in the Hazelwood neighborhood that left an occupied house and a parked car with bullet strikes.

On Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:27p.m., East Precinct Officers responded to r ... [More]    

19 Woman Arrested in Connection with September 2019 Shooting
Thursday January 23, 2020, 6:19 AM
Woman Arrested in Connection with September 2019 Shooting
Detectives from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit have continued investigating the circumstances that led up to the shooting death of Philip Cloud on September 23, 2019. As part of the ongoing investigation, detectives executed several search warrants and interviewed dozens ... [More]    
20 Man Arrested for Attempted Armed Robbery
Thursday January 23, 2020, 6:09 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 8:04 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to the 1600 block of Northeast Grand Avenue on a report of an attempted robbery involving a weapon.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted a subject in the area of Northeast 6th Avenue and ... [More]    

21 Gresham U.S. Bank Fires Woman For Helping struggling man at Christmas
Sunday January 19, 2020, 2:54 AM
Gresham U.S. Bank Fires Woman For Helping struggling man at Christmas
PORTLAND, Oregon - Emily James from Portland says she was terminated from her jog at U.S. Bankafter helping a struggling customer get home to his family on Christmas Eve by giving him $20 of her own money.

Emily worked as a senior banker at a U.S. Bank call center in Portland when she receiv ... [More]    

22 Barricaded male who set fire to house arrested
Thursday January 16, 2020, 8:42 AM
Vancouver, Wash. –On January 15, 2020 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Vancouver Police responded to the 3200 block of NW Division Avenue for a restraining order violation. Officers made verbal contact with a male inside the residence, who was in violation of the restraining order, and who refused to exi ... [More]    
23 Man Arrested in Connection with Thefts, Two Guns Recovered
Thursday January 16, 2020, 8:41 AM
On January 2, 2020 there was a string of thefts from vehicles in the Sandy area. The Sandy Police Department was assisted in the investigation in the coming days by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, Gresham Police Department, Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and Portland Police Bureau. At the ... [More]    
24 Reward offered for missing 20-year-old Allyson Watterson
Tuesday January 14, 2020, 10:41 PM
Reward offered for missing 20-year-old  Allyson Watterson
NORTH PLAINS, Oregon – During its third week, the search for a missing Oregon woman has been suspended in a specific area.

However, Rescue commander Tony Morris of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office announced Saturday that it is suspending the active search for Allyson Watterson, a 20-ye ... [More]    

25 Man dies in Oregon coast crash, dog goes missing
Tuesday January 14, 2020, 10:24 PM
Man dies in Oregon coast crash, dog goes missing
NETARTS, Ore. – A 41-year-old Oregon man died Sunday afternoon when he crashed into a ravine along a coastal road, the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office said.

The crash was reported at about 3:40 p.m. along Whiskey Creek Road.

Initial reports state that Jarrod Christensen, 41, of Clo ... [More]    

26 Oregon State Police investigating three people being swept into the ocean
Monday January 13, 2020, 2:47 AM
POLICE REPORT: The adult male and father of the two children is being identified as Jeremy Stiles (47) from Portland.

The officer that entered the ocean is from the Manzanita Police Department and is requesting no media interviews at this time.

On Saturday, January 11, 2020, at appr ... [More]    

27 Man charged with manslaughter following a fatal hit and run
Saturday January 11, 2020, 6:51 AM

Luis Silva Echeverria-Navarete charged with manslaughter following a fatal hit and run in N. Portland on November 26, 2017

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced the filing of a four count charging document against 22-year-old Luis Silva Echeverria-Navaret ... [More]    

28 Tenmile Lake recreational use health advisory lifted
Saturday January 11, 2020, 6:50 AM
Tenmile Lake recreational use health advisory lifted The Oregon Health Authority has lifted the recreational use health advisories for Tenmile Lake in Coos County.

Water monitoring has confirmed that the level of cyanotoxins (harmful algae toxins) in Tenmile Lake are below recreational guid ... [More]    

29 Extreme Clutter Complicates Firefighting Efforts In SE PDX
Tuesday January 7, 2020, 6:23 AM
PORTLALND, Oregon - A townhouse was called to PF&R firefighters at 3:50 PM. A townhouse fire at SE 131st & Division. SE PDX was ablaze. Crews arrived to find dark smoke flowing from the windows and eves. They were able to search the home and extinguish the fire within 15min. This prevented fire spre ... [More]    
30 Police Seek Help Locating Missing Man
Tuesday January 7, 2020, 6:20 AM
Gresham, Ore. – Gresham Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 68-year-old man. Jeffery Still was last seen today around 8:50 p.m. after leaving Portland Adventist Hospital. Still has medical issues and needs medication. He has brown hair, is approximately 5-feet-10-inche ... [More]    
 
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Thursday April 14, 2011 - Times viewed: 7937
This morning, Thursday April 14, 2011, at approximately 11:45 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the report of a bank robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank, located inside a Safeway grocery store at 4515 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard. Officers arrived and learned that the suspect entered the bank and presented a demand note. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of money and fled the bank on foot. No injuries were reported. The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s, 6'00", thin build, dark scruffy facial hair and mustache, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, jeans and a baseball cap. Anyone with information about this robbery is urged to call Detective Tony Christensen at (503) 224-4181. No surveillance images or video will be released at this time. ...
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Thursday April 14, 2011 - Times viewed: 8190
PORTLAND, Oregon - Packy is turnnig 49 but the celebration at the Oregon Zoo won't be held until this weekend on Saturday. Born on April 14, 1962, Packy was the first elephant to be born in the United States in 44 years. He's been an Oregon celebrity ever since. Saturday's "Elephantastic" party will include games, crafts, pastry elephant ears and birthday cake at noon. Packy now tips the scales at more than 6 tons. He has fathered seven elephant calves. Packy’s parents were Thonglaw and Belle. Thonglaw was wild-born in Cambodia in 1947 and Belle was wild-born in Bangkok in 1952. Thonglaw died in 1974 and Belle died in 1997. Portlanders first learned of Belle’s pregnancy and the impending birth through an article in THE OREGONIAN in January, and the city came alive with anticipation. "Belle Bulletins" and a “Name the Baby” contest were aired by local radio stations. Stuffed elephants appeared in toy departments and school children made drawings of what they thought the baby would look like. For three months zoo veterinarian Dr. Matthew Maberry literally lived in the elephant house, keeping a close watch on the maternity ward. ...
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Thursday April 14, 2011 - Times viewed: 7775
ROSEBURG, Oregon - An electrical engineer who lives in Cottage Grove but commutes to the town of Sutherlin is saving a lot of gas as the first owner of a Chevy Volt in Oregon. Carey Bailey told the Roseburg News-Review that he's cut his monthly commuting cost by 80 percent since buying the electric car in January. The Chevy Volt runs off a lithium-ion battery that is backed up by a gasoline generator that recharges it while driving. Bailey says he recharges the car by plugging it into an electrical outlet when he gets to work. But the state is planning to install a series of fast-charge electric vehicle stations along Interstate 5, including ones in Roseburg, Rice Hill and Canyonville. The stations will provide full charges in as little as 15 minutes.
Information from: The News-Review, http://www.nrtoday.com ...
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Thursday April 14, 2011 - Times viewed: 7910
The Oregon senate Tuesday unanimously passed two education-spending bills to force teacher layoffs, larger classes, and shorter school years. The Senate ignored recommendations from educator, unions and Democrats and authorized $5.7 billion that will leave schools far short of what they say they need for the next two years. "I don't like it," Sen. Chris Edwards, D-Eugene, told senators. "But colleagues, you know what, this recession sucks. All these decisions suck and this budget sucks. But we don't have a choice. We have to do this." Lawmakers said that since they can't give schools more money, they opted instead to give them certainty and stability. Sen. Rod Monroe, D-Portland, said the $5.7 billion in funding is "sacrosanct," even if tax collections continue to decline when the latest revenue projections are released in May. "I can assure you, that number is firm," said Monroe, co-chair of the budget subcommittee that handles education. "It is not going to change. Sacrosanct. We're not going to whittle away at it even if the May forecast is down a little bit." The education bills, HB5552 and HB 5553, draw on $123 million from two savings accounts, the Education St ...
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Wednesday April 13, 2011 - Times viewed: 8024
The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers, is asking for your help in identifying a suspect that robbed a Plaid Pantry in March 2011. On March 3, 2011 at approximately 10:21 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Plaid Pantry store, located at 4516 Southwest Vermont Street. Officers arrived in the area and learned that the suspect fled the store on foot after obtaining an undisclosed sum of money from the clerk. The suspect entered the store and pulled a black handgun from the front of his waistband, pointed it at two employees and demanded money. The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-20s, 5'11", 175 lbs., blond hair, blue eyes, wearing a black Carhartt-type jacket, blue sweatshirt, black shoes, and a white cloth over his face. The suspect also has tattoos of small crosses on his right hand. Surveillance video of one of the robberies is available for viewing at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QssXB7yQgc Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you can remain anonymou ...
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Wednesday April 13, 2011 - Times viewed: 7736
On March 5, 2011, at approximately 3:20 p.m., a man armed with a shotgun walked in to the Wildroot Salon, located at 801 North Russell Street, and robbed robbed salon employees and customers. The suspect told people to lie down on the floor as he demanded money. The suspect then fled with several purses and an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured. The suspect is described as a black male in his 30s, between 5'10" and 6' tall. The suspect was wearing a tan coat and according to witnesses looked "disheveled." A composite sketch of the suspect is being released with the hope that someone will recognize him and call police. Anyone with information about this suspect is urged to call Detective Robert Hollins at (503) 823-0757. ...
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Tuesday April 12, 2011 - Times viewed: 8021
THE DALLES, Oregon - Monday morning close to lunchtime, a wild bear was seen climbing across and up the The Dalles Dam with no easy way to get off. He was confused. He couldn't find a way to move in any direction, and had nowhere to go, and no one to help him. Or so he thought! The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife sent a team of biologists to check out the bear. They talked for a spell as those sort do then came up with a plan. They called the State Police. All this caused some distress with humans at work attempting to find a good solution. ODFW representative Rick Hargrave said the bear was caught in some cables. Nasty stuff. Can’t have those cables being disturbed. The bear was stuck in a difficult area to navigate so humans in charge apparently came to the conclusion there was no way to rescue the unfortunate bear without putting a human at risk. Biologists decided that if the bear was tranquilized, there was a chance it would slide 75 feet downward and be killed or perhaps injured and wander into a state park downstream and attack and eat some Oregon citizen. ...
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Tuesday April 12, 2011 - Times viewed: 8218
ASTORIA, Oregon - The body of 25-year-od Dustin Douglas Weber was discovered by a person walking the beach just south of the Columbia River. Weber was a victim of the 9.0 earthquake tsunami that moved over the pacific to California from Japan's coast. On March 11, 2011, Weber was swept away during an episode on the Klamath River in California. His body washed ashore in Oregon. In 1964, 11 residents of Crescent City, California were killed by a tsunami generated in Alaska. Weber is the first person killed by a tsunami since 1964. Webber apparently believed the danger of a tsunami has passed as he ventured near the water. His mother said he did not understand that the wave surges would become larger for hours. She said he was preoccupied with skipping rocks into the river just before he was swept away. ...
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Monday April 11, 2011 - Times viewed: 8720
LONGVIEW, Washington - A couple in their 3-'s were shot to death early Monday morning by a man who police say was a jealous former husband. The bodies of Dana Enyeart, 39, and Bruce Kamp, 36, were both discovered in a Longview home Monday morning, shot to death by Eyeart's ex-husband, Michael L. Feeney. Just after midnight on Monday morning, Longview police responded to the 3000 block of Ammons Drive for a report of two people shot at the residence. Officers arrived and found Bruce Kamp, 36, and Dana Enyeart, 39, deceased. Enyeart and Feeney were divorced in 2006 but had recently been seeing each other. ...
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Monday April 11, 2011 - Times viewed: 8358
PORTLAND, Oregon - 19-year-od Mario Alexander Marin of Gresham died by a gunshot wouknd early Sunday, April 10, at Northeast 86th Avenue and Sacramento Street. Detectives are asking for the public's help in locating a vehicle that was described by witnesses as leaving the area after the shooting. The vehicle is described as a light tan or silver 4-door, unknown make or model. Detectives do not know if this is a suspect or witness vehicle but would like information from anyone who knows more about this car. The crime scene was established in the area from Northeast 82nd to 88th, Sacramento to Brazee. No vehicular or foot traffic is allowed in the area. Homicide detectives and Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division are responding to begin their investigation into the shooting. No suspect information is available at this time and no arrests have been made. Detectives cannot yet say if this shooting is gang-related or not but urge anyone with information to call Detective Chris Traynor at (503) 823-0449 or Detective Steve Ober at (503) 823-4033. ...
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Sunday April 10, 2011 - Times viewed: 7857
24-year-old Marco Alfonso Huerta-Castillo was arrested last night after he was spotted speeding up to 139 MPG on I-84,Saturday April 9, 2011, at approximately 10:55 p.m. A Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division officer spotted a the orange motorcycle and immediately moved into position behind the motorcycle and eventually stopped it near Northeast 148th Avenue on I-84. However, Huerta-Castillo refused to stop right awayi. He took off and briefly attempted to elude the officer but soon surrendered and pulled over near northeast 148th Avenue along the interstate. He apparently realized he was no match for the alert officer. Huerta-Castillo of Northeast Portland, was arrested for Attempt to Elude, DUII, Reckless Driving and booked into the Multnomah County Jail. Huerta-Castillo was also given traffic citations for Speeding (139 mph), Driving While Suspended, Driving Uninsured, and No Motorcycle Endorsement. ...
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Sunday April 10, 2011 - Times viewed: 7913
Early this morning, Sunday April 10, 2011, at approximately 1:11 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the area of Northeast 86th and Sacramento on the report of shots fired from a vehicle. Numerous calls to 9-1-1 reported multiple gunshots and vehicles speeding out of the area. Officers arrived and located a gunshot victim on the sidewalk at Northeast 86th and Sacramento. Medical personnel responded to the scene at determined that the victim was deceased. The victim appears to be a young male adult. Some area houses sustained damage from gunfire but there does not appear to be any other victims at this point. A crime scene has been established in the area from Northeast 82nd to 88th, Sacramento to Brazee. No vehicular or foot traffic is allowed in the area. Investigators are still at the scene processing evidence. The neighborhood remains blocked off to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday at the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office. The name of the 19-year-old male victim will not be released until after the autopsy and family has been notified. Investigators cannot yet say if the shooting is gang-related or not and no s ...
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Saturday April 9, 2011 - Times viewed: 8108
The pedestrian killed in this morning's fatal crash at Northeast 60th and Killingsworth has been identified as 63-year-old Mary Anne Turner of Northeast Portland, shown in the photo. Investigators learned that a vehicle driven by 87-year-old Helen Quimiro of Northeast Portland was travelling westbound on Northeast Killingsworth and had a green light at Northeast 60th Avenue. Turner 30-40 feet from a crosswalk when she was struck as she was crossing from the north side of Killingsworth to the south side. After striking Turner, Quimiro continued driving westbound from the crash site. She then struck three parked cars, and continued driving away from the scene. Officers soon located the car and found Quimiro at her residence in the 6000 block of Northeast 37th Avenue. Officers called for medical personnel because they believed that she, the driver, might have suffered some kind of medical problem. Medical personnel treated and released Quimiro at the scene and she cooperated fully with investigators. No arrests have been made at this point and the case will be referred to the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office. ...
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Friday April 8, 2011 - Times viewed: 8249
Portland Police arrested 11 adults and one juvenile on Thursday, April 7, 2011, after approximately 40 anti-police protesters marched from the south parks blocks through downtown Portland. Portland Police report that the downtown area was very busy last night unrelated to the protest, with many community members enjoying various entertainment events. Police were successful in preventing property damage to local businesses and reported and no community members were injured. Firework type incendiary devices were thrown at officers by protesters; officers were able to arrest some individuals who were observed throwing these devices. A couple of police officers suffered minor injuries while making arrests. The following arrests were made in last night's protest:
  • A 15-year-old girl, charged with: Attempted Assault on a Police Officer; Interfering with a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct and Harassment
  • 22-year-old Michael Hilton, charged with: Offensive Littering
  • 31-year-old Dennison Williams, charged with: Assault on a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct
  • 19-year-old Vincent Porter, charged with: Interferi ...
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Friday April 8, 2011 - Times viewed: 8979
PORTLAND, Oregon - A Multnomah County grand jury today indicted Parrish Bennette on murder with a firearm, and first-degree manslaughter with a firearm in the death of 14-year-old Yashawnee Vaughn. Bennette is scheduled back in juvenile court to be arraigned late this afternoon. The murder with a firearm indictment charges Bennette of unlawfully and intentionally causing Yashawnee Vaughn's death, and threatening her with the use of a firearm. The charge of first-degree manslaughter states that Bennette "unlawfully and recklessly" caused Vaughn's death. Bennette was originally charged with murder in connection with the death of Yashawnee Vaughn but charges were later reduced to manslaughter. Vaughn's family has called for a nationwide search for the body of their daughter. Last week, police launched an unsuccessful three-day search of the Rocky Butte area and an adjacent former golf driving range. ...
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Friday April 8, 2011 - Times viewed: 7916
Early this morning, Friday April 8, 2011, Portland Police officers booked 30-year-old Eicca Elglavoi Lucas of Gresham into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Reckless Endangerment, Possession of a Loaded Firearm in the City, Discharging a Firearm in the City, and Domestic Violence Menacing. Investigators from the Portland Police Bureau's Domestic Violence Reduction Unit learned that Lucas had a dispute with his 30-year-old girlfriend on the street and fired a shot into the air. Lucas was later arrested out of a Gresham apartment where he surrendered to police. Officers arrived in the area and spoke with witnesses and learned that the shooting actually occurred in the 16100 block of Southeast Stark Street and that the suspect may have entered an apartment in the 300 block of Southeast 162nd, which is in the City of Gresham. Portland Police and Gresham Police surrounded the apartment and after several phone calls and use of a loud hail, a subject emerged and surrendered to police at approximately 6:20 p.m. The location of the shooting is within one of the newly designated "Illegal Firearms Use Hotspots" ...
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Friday April 8, 2011 - Times viewed: 7878
PORTLAND, Oregon – Federal prosecutors, citing national security concerns, urged a judge on Thursday not to force them to turn over to the defense more materials in the case of a Somali man charged with trying to blow up an Oregon Christmas tree-lighting ceremony. "There are important national security concerns that militate for limited discovery in certain areas and which should guard against an unwarranted fishing expedition," court documents filed by government lawyers on Thursday said. Mohamed Osman Mohamud was arrested on November 26 after he allegedly tried to detonate what he thought was a car bomb during a crowded tree-lighting ceremony in Portland on November 26. The bomb was actually fake explosives provided by undercover agents. Mohamud's attorneys have asked for more materials from the government as they prepare their defense, including recording equipment that allegedly failed during a crucial meeting between undercover agents and the alleged jihadist. The failure to record the meeting was human error and "giving the defense access to the device would serve no proper purpose," prosecutors said in their court filing. The government attorneys said they ...
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Friday April 8, 2011 - Times viewed: 8122
At approximately 2:45 p.m., Thursday afternoon April 7, 2011, Portland Police responded to the Bank of the West in the 8100 block of Southeast Division Street after a bank employee reported the bank had been robbed. A male subject later identified as 52 year-old Richard Tucker, presented a note demanding money from the bank. Witnesses told police the suspect may have driven away in a silver colored Honda. A short time later, officers near Northeast 33rd Avenue and Northeast Killingsworth Street saw the suspect in the Honda but then lost sight of the car. Additional North Precinct officers drove to the area and located the vehicle again near Northeast 13th Avenue and Northeast Lombard Street. The suspect, Tucker, was taken into custody at the Northeast Lombard Street location. Witnesses confirmed he was the suspect who had robbed the bank earlier. Tucker has been lodged in the downtown Multnomah County Facility this evening on one count of Bank Robbery. ...
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Thursday April 7, 2011 - Times viewed: 8189
Beaverton Officers responded to an alarm Monday at the Rite Aid Store located at 14625 SW Allen Blvd. Responding officers arrived at 1:10 am quickly and discovered forced entry to the rear of the store and advised other officers that the store had been burglarized. Upon examination officers discovered that a large amount of prescription medications were stolen from the pharmacy section of the store. Officers quickly gained valuable suspect vehicle information that led to a traffic stop by Tigard Officers on a vehicle that was believed to be involved in the burglary. The two occupants of the vehicle were subsequently arrested for the burglary and the stolen prescription medications were recovered inside the vehicle. A representative from Rite Aid advised officers that the medications that were stolen consisted of narcotic level pain medications such as oxycontin and oxycodone and were worth approximately $50,000. The two suspects arrested are identified as 36 year old Jarrod Miles Moore and 36 year old Lorrinda Lyndee King. Both were charged with the following crimes and lodged at the Washington County Jail. Moore was charged with:

Burglary II
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Thursday April 7, 2011 - Times viewed: 8122
Gresham and Troutdale Police Departments executed federal search warrants Monday in the 16900 block of SE Powell Boulevard, Portland,arresting 53-year-old Edward Albert Espinoza for bank robbery. Assisted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, police were able to identify Espinoza as the suspect who robbed two banks on Feb. 16; Bank of America, 200 East Powell Boulevard, Gresham and U.S. Bank (inside the Albertsons store), 25691 SE Stark Street, Troutdale. Evidence related to the robberies was seized during the search and additional counts of bank robbery are likely. Espinoza is being held at the Multnomah County Detention Center without bail. (See attached photograph). No further information is available at this time. ...
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Wednesday April 6, 2011 - Times viewed: 8190
A 16-year-old girl was reported as a runaway after leaving her parents house in January. Detectives are asking the publics help in locating her or her boyfriend. Her family say they fear she may no longer be a voluntary runaway. On January 26th, 2011, the parents of 16-year-old Olivia Avalos Lopez called the Sheriff's Office to report her as a runaway. Olivia was last seen on January 24th, when she packed her belongings and left the parent's residence with a male friend. Detectives investigating the case have spoken to that person and he reported that he dropped her off at the MAX station at Millikan Way in Beaverton. Since that time Olivia has called her family on two separate occasions, but said she could not disclose her location and could not return home. Her family is concerned that she may no longer be a voluntary runaway. ...
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Wednesday April 6, 2011 - Times viewed: 8014
On April 5, 2011 law enforcement agencies from multiple jurisdictions continued the search efforts for missing British Columbia residents Albert and Rita Chretien. The couple was last seen at a convenience store in Baker City, Oregon on March 19, 2011, during a scheduled trip to Las Vegas, Nevada. At this time the search has extended through Baker, Malheur, Grant and Harney counties in Eastern and Southeastern Oregon. The Baker County Sheriff's Office, along with their Search and Rescue (SAR) Team, has patrolled approximately 1,360 miles of state highways and county roads in Baker County, utilizing six SAR Teams. The SAR Commander has also been responsible for coordinating with Sheriff's Offices in Grant and Malheur counties. Malheur County Sheriff's Office has utilized two airplanes in their search, which thus far has extended over an eight hour period and encompassed approximately 700 air miles. Their efforts have focused on the more remote and treacherous areas of their county. Their personnel have also patrolled approximately 500 miles of state and county roads in Malheur County. Weather conditions have thus far prevented an aerial search in other counties. ...
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Wednesday April 6, 2011 - Times viewed: 7832
A Maryland man was arrested by Oregon State Police Tuesday night north of Klamath Falls after a traffic stop. Police say the man dowsed himself and the inside of his car with lighter fluid then ignited himself and the car. Troopers removed the man and extinguished the fire before it caused major damage to the vehicle and to the driver. Inside the car, troopers found about 30 lbs of marijuana. According to Lieutenant Jason Westfall, on April 5, 2011 at 10:50 p.m. an OSP trooper stopped a rented 2011 Jeep Cherokee on Highway 97 near milepost 236 for a traffic violation. During the course of the traffic stop and contact with driver LESTER KASTEN, age 45, from Owings Mills, Maryland, the trooper developed probable cause to the search the vehicle. As the trooper approached the driver to inform him of the intent to search the vehicle, KASTEN had dowsed himself and the vehicle's interior with lighter fluid. Using a lighter in his hand, KASTEN ignited the interior of the rented vehicle. Troopers removed KASTEN before he sustained any injury and then extinguished the fire before Chiloquin Fire Department arrived to assist. Damage to the vehicle's interior was minor. Subsequen ...
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Wednesday April 6, 2011 - Times viewed: 8044
The Salem Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who held up the Walmart located at 5250 Commercial St SE just before 11:00 PM last Saturday night. The suspect is described as a white male, mid-20's, 5'9" to 5'10", thin to medium build, blue eyes, crooked teeth, wearing a white hoody, a black Adidas athletic jacket with white stripes down the sleeves, slightly baggy blue jeans, and light colored tennis shoes. He appeared to be talking on a cell phone as he walked into the business. The suspect displayed a handgun to a clerk while demanding cash. The suspect made off with an undetermined amount of money. No one was injured in the incident. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Detective Mike Quakenbush at (503)540-2352. ...
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Wednesday April 6, 2011 - Times viewed: 7870
Brownsville - It took three dozen firefighters to put out the at an early-morning fire in Brownsville yesterday. Firefighters responded to a 3:00 a.m. call from a home on Powell Hills Loop. The entire family was home but fortunately, no one was hurt. Firefighters had to call trucks in from Halsey, Lebanon, and Harrisburg because there were no fire hydrants close enough to the home to be used. It's not yet known if the fire caused a "total loss" to the home and names have not been released. ...
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Tuesday April 5, 2011 - Times viewed: 8022
Portland Police Bureau Missing Persons detectives are investigating the reported parental abduction of 3-year-old Victoriya Gornichar. Witnesses reported seeing the child being taken from her home, in the 10000 block of Northeast Beech Street, during the early morning hours of April 4th, 2011, by her biological father, 25-year-old Aleksandr Yarovoy. Yarovoy is a subject of interest in this investigation. Detectives have determined that the father was restrained from both the child and her mother, per a valid Multnomah County Circuit Court Restraining Order. While this case is being investigated as an unlawful parental abduction, detectives want to stress that this has not been classified as an Amber Alert. Victoriya is described as a white female, 3 years old, with curly dark blonde hair and blue eyes. She stands approximately 3 feet tall and weighs 30 pounds. She is missing some upper front teeth and was last seen wearing purple and green Tinkerbell pajamas. Aleksandr Yarovoy is described as a white male, 25 year old, who stands 5'08" tall and weighs 220 pounds. He has short brown hair, brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a black jacket and dark blue jeans. The two ...
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Tuesday April 5, 2011 - Times viewed: 8163
This morning, Tuesday April 5, 2011, at approximately 5:12 a.m., Portland Police responded to the U.S. Bank branch, located at 16002 Southeast Division Street, on the report of a car that crashed into the bank. Officers and medical personnel arrived and spoke with the 53-year-old female driver who was still seated in her car, a 1988 Buick LeSabre 4-door. The driver told officers that she pulled up to the front to use the ATM and thought she put her foot on the brake. Investigators determined that she may have slipped and put her foot on the gas, driving the car through the double front doors and nearly 30' across the lobby. The driver was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and did not appear to be impaired. No other injuries were reported and the bank was closed at the time of the crash. No citations have been issued at this time and the bank branch will likely be closed today for repairs.
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Monday April 4, 2011 - Times viewed: 7884
HILLSBORO, Oregon - A women reported to Hillsboro police that she believed a man had tried to lure her into his van as she was walking along 231st in Hillsboro on Friday. She said that a white or silver van similar to a Ford Econoline was driven by a white adult man in his 40-50's. She said that as the van passed traveling in her direction, the driver turned onto Cherry Lane alongside her. The driver called out "hey, little girl, can you come and help me calm my daughter down, she's crying". The woman grew suspicious because the crying from the van sounded like a recording. She then told the driver there was church just up the road. The driver got out of the van to insist on her help to calm the baby. By this time there were several other vehicles on the road so she flagged down a passing car. The driver got back into the van and drove away. Police have no additional description or information at this time. Tigard Police said a similar incident occurred on Wednesday involved in a white van. Hillsboro Police Department would like to take this opportunity to remind parents the importance of speaking to their children regarding safety. Encourage your children ...
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Monday April 4, 2011 - Times viewed: 8448
The family and friends of 14-year-old Portland girl Yashanee Vaughn continued today to look for clues of her death. There has been no sign of Yashanee since March 19. Police have said she was killed, but they have not found her body. The effort was split into two different groups. Law enforcement officers and professional searchers made up one team and a mixture of concerned citizens the other. The first team searched Rocky Butte hills in Northeast Portland but they did not find and clues. They will continue tomorrow. Police have not clearly stated if they're looking for Yashanee’s body or related clues. Yesterday, two searchers were injured after they fell off a steep hill. We cannot confirm if the searchers were seriously injured. "There’s some steep hills and holes, all kinds of crevices," said Multnomah County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Diana Olsen. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Unit, with the assistance of dozens of search and rescue volunteers from Oregon and Southwest Washington, is leading the effort. The Portland Police Bureau and the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office say they appreciate the community interest in assisting with t ...
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Saturday April 2, 2011 - Times viewed: 8148
Teacher representatives at Mt. Hood Community College say that a strike is possible if the college imposes a contract. "The faculty bargaining team is currently anticipating a forced final offer from the Board. In response to this threat, the faculty can and will escalate in an attempt to settle the contract, up to and including a possible strike." No one seems to be willing to give ground in the dispute over cost-of-living adjustment proposals and other issues such as the size of employee contributions to their health care package. The Mt. Hood board says it is considering the correct steps for next week’s meeting on Wednesday, April 13. However, the board says it has no plan to force a contract settlement, but is considering adjacent plans to replace teachers in the event of a strike. ...
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