April 22, 2013 04:45The Portland Police Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) is responding to the area of Southeast 31st and Powell Boulevard to assist Central Precinct officers on a wanted subject call.
The focus of the investigation is the Motel 6, located at 3104 Southeast Powell Boulevard, and police are evacuating rooms at the motel.
Southeast Powell Boulevard is completely closed to all traffic from 33rd to 28th Avenues.
Media staging will be on the West side of the perimeter on Powell Boulevard.
This is an ongoing tactical incident and no additional information can be released at this time. Updates will be provided when they become available.
Sgt. Pete Simpson