Portland Police Arrest DUII Driver After Shot Fired - Gun Recovered

December 02, 2012 21:20

  

On Saturday December 1, 2012, at 9:36 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct responded to the area of Northeast 82nd Avenue and Sandy Boulevard on the report of a gunshot heard in the area.

An officer driving in the area saw a 2000 Cadillac Sedan DeVille traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on 82nd Avenue. The officer stopped the vehicle, driven by 29-year-old Tyler Mathew Kahnert of Southeast Portland.

The officer located an open container of alcohol in the vehicle and determined that Kahnert has also driving while suspended (misdemeanor level) and had no valid insurance.

An inventory of the vehicles contents by the officer found a handgun under the driver's seat and a spent shell casing. Additionally, the officer located a baggie of marijuana and drug distribution paraphernalia.

The vehicle was towed and Kahnert was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of DUII, Reckless Driving, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Delivery of Marijuana.

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