Portland Police Arrest Man Who Fights With Officers in Downtown Portland

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July 01, 2012 08:50


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On Sunday July 1, 2012, at 2:46 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the report of a man threatening passersby and trying to fight with Embassy Suites hotel security at Southwest 3rd Avenue and Ash Street.

Officers arrived in the area and made contact with the man, 35-year-old Timothy Wayne Bolton, who began to fight with officers. Two officers received minor injuries in the struggle with Bolton who continued to fight with officers despite an officer using a Taser.

Bolton was eventually taken into custody and booked into the Multnomah County Jail for Assaulting a Public Safety Officer, Resist Arrest, Interfering with a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct in the Second Degree, and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.


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