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 http://www.mcso.us.
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.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204