UPDATE: Portland Police Pursue Detain Three After Traffic Pursuit That Started in Southeast Portland

December 06, 2012 23:00

  

Portland Police arrested three people after this afternoon's disturbance and traffic pursuit that ended on Northeast Killingsworth Street.

20-year-old Kevin Reinhard, 26-year-old Shawn Keele and 22-year-old Chelsea Scott were all arrested on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine. Keele and Reinhard were also charged with additional felony crimes including firearms violations.

Officers recovered an Airsoft replica firearm, multiple knives, and a small amount of methamphetamine and related paraphenelia inside the vehicle.

Port of Portland Police officers assisted Portland Police Bureau officers in locating a handgun that was tossed from the vehicle when the pursuit went into the airport main terminal. The gun was recovered on Airport Way, between the ramp to the Departure gates and the Arrival gates.

All three suspects were booked into the Multnomah County Jail and will be arraigned on Friday.

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On Thursday December 6, 2012, at 5:38 p.m., Portland Police officers responded to the report of a disturbance involving two men with guns outside the Laurel Place Apartments at Southeast 125th Place and Powell Boulevard.

As officers arrived in the area, a vehicle with the suspects left the area westbound on Powell Boulevard. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle at Southeast 125th Avenue and Holgate Boulevard but he vehicle sped away with officers in pursuit.

The traffic pursuit continued onto I-205 northbound and eventually ended after officers used Spike Strips to deflate the tires and used a Pursuit Intervention Technique (PIT) to spin the car out on Northeast Killingsworth Street after it exited I-205.

Three people have been taken into custody from the vehicle and officers are continuing the investigation.

There were no traffic crashes or injuries as a result of this pursuit.

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