Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-31 Kenilworth Park Fires

Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-31 Kenilworth Park Fires

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August 07, 2014 15:20


Portland Fire & Rescue and the Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, are asking for the public's help to identify who is lighting fires in the area of Kenilworth Park in Southeast Portland.

Between July 12 and August 3, 2014, firefighters and police have responded to 10 fires in the area of Kenilworth Park, located at Southeast 32nd Avenue and Holgate Street.

The most recent fire occurred on August 3, at approximately 3:00 a.m. and involved several male juveniles setting a mattress on fire near the northwest corner of the park, then running away through the park. Previous fires were small, trash fires in the park. One fire damaged a fire hydrant.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by the tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave the tip information. Tips can be left in English or Spanish.

Visit to download the Crime Stoppers App for the iPhone or Droid.

Detective Joe Luiz
Portland Police Bureau
(503) 823-3408

Investigator Rick McGraw
Portland Fire & Rescue
(503) 823-3797




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