Suspect Arrested After Hit and Run and Pursuit into Downtown Portland (Photo)

November 20, 2014 13:30

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On Wednesday November 19, 2014, at 10:00 p.m., Multnomah County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 23800 block of Northeast Holladay Street on the report of a hit and run to a vehicle and property.

As deputies were en route to the scene, additional information was received that the suspect vehicle, a gray Honda coupe, was leaving eastbound on Holladay Street.

Deputies spotted the vehicle westbound on I-84 and pursued the vehicle for a brief time but backed away as the suspect accelerated to a high rate of speed.

Portland Police officers began following the vehicle on I-84 westbound and followed it until the suspect vehicle exited off of I-405 at Salmon Street. An officer used a Pursuit Intervention Technique (PIT) to spin the vehicle out.

The suspect vehic

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