Crime Stoppers Featured Case #13-02 Beaverton Fatal Hit and Run

February 06, 2013 09:55

  

The Beaverton Police Department, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect that killed a pedestrian in January 2013.

On January 15, 2013 at approximately 7:57 p.m., officers from the Beaverton Police Department were dispatched to the area of Southwest Laurelwood Avenue and Southwest Homewood Street on a report of an adult male face down on the roadway.

When officers arrived on scene they determined that the subject down on the edge of the roadway was deceased. The victim was later identified as 18-year-old Harley Rocher of Aloha, Oregon.

From the evidence at the crash scene, it appears that this was a hit and run involving a motor vehicle. This incident is currently being investigated by Beaverton Police Officers and members of the Washington County Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team (CART).

The suspect vehicle is believed to be teal in color and should have damage to the passenger side and the windshield. A photograph of paint evidence collected at the scene is being released to assist the public in identifying the vehicle by color.

Investigators are still asking that anyone that might have witnessed this crash or has any information that would help in this investigation to please contact the Beaverton Police Department at (503) 629-0111.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you can remain anonymous.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com , text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave your tip information.

Visit http://www.tipsoft.com to download the Crime Stoppers App for the iPhone or Droid.

Media Relations:

Officer Mike Rowe

Beaverton Police Department

(503) 969-6502

MRowe@beavertonoregon.gov

Crime Stoppers Coordinator:

Sgt. Pete Simpson

Portland Police Bureau

(503) 823-0830

Peter.Simpson@PortlandOregon.gov

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Media Relations:
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Peter.Simpson@portlandoregon.gov
Desk: 503-823-0830
Pager: 503-790-1779


Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204