July 29, 2014 13:20
Today, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, the Portland Police Bureau was notified by the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) that Sergeant Jason Pearce, a 19-year veteran assigned to the Traffic Division/K9 Unit, was involved in an altercation while on vacation in Trout Lake, Washington. Sergeant Pearce was vacationing with another Bureau member, who was not directly involved in the incident.
According to KCSO, on July 28, 2014, at 9:34 a.m., they received a report of an assault that occurred on July 27, 2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m. at the Elk Meadows RV Park, Trout Lake, WA. The report involves Sgt. Pearce and a 17-year-old male.
KCSO responded to the RV Park and made contact with all the involved parties, and will now be forwarding the case to the Klickitat County Prosecutor's Office.
The Professional Standards Division will review the KCSO reports as soon as possible and will determine what necessary internal investigative actions need to be taken. At this time, Sergeant Pearce remains on vacation.
Because this is a pending investigation, the Police Bureau will not be commenting any further on this incident at this time.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204