PORTLAND, Oregon - 37 year-old, Christopher R. Ponte turned himself into the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office on a warrant this evening shortly after 8 p.m. He is lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center on a single count of Riot and a single count of Assault III. These charges are the result of an investigation that started on May 1st, 2019 related to a disturbance in the 800 block of Northeast Couch Street.
Detectives assigned to the Portland Police Bureau's Assault Detail worked with the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office to obtain a warrant, which was authorized by a judge. This is an on-going investigation and no further details are available for release. Assault Detectives continue to actively work several cases related to May 1st and June 29th demonstrations. If anyone has information related to crimes committed on those or other dates, they are encouraged to contact the Portland Police Bureau at firstname.lastname@example.org