Murder Suspect Gary Alan Lewis Arrested in Northeast Portland's Roseway Neighborhood

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June 12, 2014 22:55


This evening, Thursday June 12, 2014, at 7:57 p.m., an alert community member spotted a person he believed to be wanted murder suspect Gary Alan Lewis walking in Northeast Portland's Roseway neighborhood and called 9-1-1.

Numerous officers arrived in the area and located the suspect and took him into custody. Officers confirmed that the suspect was in-fact 61-year-old Gary Alan Lewis, wanted for the murder of 59-year-old Renee Suzanne Sandidge-Crowell.

Lewis will be booked into the Multnomah County Jail later this evening on a charge of Murder. His booking photo will be available at

Lewis will be arraigned on Friday.

The Portland Police Bureau would like to thank this alert community member, who wishes to remain anonymous, for calling 9-1-1.



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