Portland Police Arrest Prolific Business Burglar in North Portland's Kenton Neighborhood

Portland Police Arrest Prolific Business Burglar in North Portland's Kenton Neighborhood

February 21, 2013 07:45


On Wednesday February 20, 2013, Portland Police Bureau Burglary Detail detectives served a search warrant at a residence in the 9400 block of North Adriatic Avenue as part of an investigation into numerous commercial burglaries that occurred in December 2012.

39-year-old Jason Paul LaCroix was arrested at the residence in connection with the burglaries.

The investigation began after a series of burglaries to cellular phone/technology stores in the Portland area. Evidence tying LaCroix to the burglaries was developed by detectives, which ultimately led to the search warrant and arrest. Evidence was recovered at the residence linking LaCroix to some of the burglaries.

The burglaries occurred at the following locations:

12/19/12 at Go Wireless, located at 9932 Northeast Halsey Street.

12/19/12 at Air Link, located at 3626 Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

12/24/12 at Aarons Rentals. Located at 4616 Southeast 82nd Avenue.

12/28/12 at Smart Phone Repair, located at 7901 Southeast Powell Boulevard.

12/29/12 at Global Communications 14331 Southeast Division Street.

12/29/12 at Go Wireless 9932 Northeast Halsey Street.

12/31/12 at Aarons Rentals 1622 North Lombard Street.

LaCroix was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on seven counts of Burglary in the Second Degree and will be arraigned today.

Anyone with additional information about LaCroix or these burglaries is asked to contact Detective Ryan Goss at (503) 823-0400 or Ryan.Goss@PortlandOregon.gov.


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