February 19, 2014 12:15
Portland Police Bureau Robbery detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with a January 2014 armed robbery of a Broadway Cab driver in Southeast Portland.
16-year-old Kevin Duane Hickman was arrested on January 8, 17-year-old Lashayla Abriell Patterson was arrested on January 29 and 18-year-old Stephen Alexander Hartley III was arrested on February 6.
Anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers of Oregon led to the arrests of Patterson and Hartley.
This investigation started on January 8, 2014, at approximately 12:15 a.m., when a Broadway Cab driver was robbed at gunpoint in the area of Southeast 157th Avenue and Division Street. The driver was not injured during the robbery and the suspects fled the scene before police arrived in the area. Several hours later, Hickman was arrested.
On January 29, investigators released surveillance images of the two remaining suspects through Crime Stoppers of Oregon, which led to the identification and arrests of Patterson and Hartley.
Hartley was charged with Robbery in the First Degree, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery in the Second Degree and three counts of Robbery in the Second Degree and booked into the Multnomah County Jail.
Patterson was charged with Robbery in the First Degree and two counts of Robbery in Second Degree and booked into the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Home.
Hickman was arrested and booked on charges of Robbery in the First Degree and Robbery in the Second Degree and booked into the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Home.
Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in featured cases, or any unsolved felony crimes, and tipsters can remain anonymous.
Crime Stoppers tips can be submitted online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php
or by texting CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by the tip, or by calling 503-823-HELP (4357) and leaving the tip information.
Tips can be submitted in English, Spanish or French.
to download the Crime Stoppers App for the iPhone or Droid.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204