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07/24/2014 Demonstrations Anticipated This Evening in Downtown Portland and the Lloyd District

Today, Thursday July 24, 2014, the Portland Police Bureau is preparing for a demonstration and march to protest the situation in Gaza.

At this point, representatives from the Police Bureau are attempting to work with organizers to determine the route of the march so as to minimize the impact to Downtown and Lloyd District traffic.

Information at this point is that there will be a demonstration at Pioneer Square in Downtown Portland beginning at approximately 6:00 p.m. There will also be a road rally involving motor vehicles and bicycles beginning in the Lloyd District.*-..
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07/24/2014 Public Awareness Regarding Fraudulent Activity Known as the "Grandparent Scam"

The Portland Police Bureau would like to remind community members, especially seniors, that a common scam known as the "Grandparent Scam" remains active in our community.

The "Grandparent Scam" has been around for many years and is just one variation of the impostor scams that dupe people into losing thousands of dollars.

The typical scam involves a frantic call from a "grandchild" in trouble, or someone saying the grandchild is in trouble with the law, had an accident, or is detained in a foreign country while on vacation.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76245
07/23/2014 UPDATE - FOUND SAFE: Public's Help Sought Locating a Missing 17-Year-Old Runaway from North Portland's Boise Neighborhood

17-year-old Sierra Shaver returned home safely and is no longer considered a missing person.

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The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help in locating 17-year-old Sierra Shaver.

Sierra is described as an Asian female, 5'7" tall, 185 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76215
07/23/2014 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-28 Woodstock Neighborhood Homicide (Photo)

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a homicide that occurred in Southeast Portland's Woodstock Neighborhood.

On Tuesday July 22, 2014, at 10:56 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting at Southeast 57th Avenue and Harold Street.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76239
07/23/2014 UPDATE: Shooting Investigation Underway in Southeast Portland's Woodstock Neighborhood - One Person Deceased

Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into Tuesday night's shooting that left one man dead in Southeast Portland.

The victim has been preliminarily identified as a 19-year-old male.

Detectives have learned that several neighborhood residents heard several gunshots prior to the discovery of the victim.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76219
07/22/2014 Shooting Investigation Underway in Southeast Portland's Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood

This evening, Tuesday July 22, 2014, at 8:48 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to Providence Medical Center, located at 4805 Northeast Glisan Street, on the report that a gunshot victim had been brought to the emergency room.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and the male adult victim was transported to a Portland trauma hospital for treatment.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76214
07/22/2014 UPDATE: Acting Public Information Officer (PIO) for Tuesday July 22

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News Releases FLASHNEWS76192
07/22/2014 Two Vehcile Crash Injures Two People

This morning, Tuesday July 22, 2014, at 9:16 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a crash involving two vehicles in the area of SE 82nd Avenue and SE Yamhill St.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76203
07/21/2014 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-27 Commercial Burglary (Photo)

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a commercial burglary in Northeast Portland.

On Wednesday July 16, 2014, at 8:15 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a commercial burglary at T.D. Curran, located at 12310 Northeast Whitaker Way.

Officers spoke with the victim who told police that the burglary occurred overnight, at approximately 10:20 p.m.

T.D. Curran sells Apple products, including iPads, monitors, laptops, and iPhones.

The suspect or suspects broke into a vacant warehouse space next to the store, then broke through a common wall to access the store.

The victim estimates the total loss to be nearly $180,000 worth of products, including at least five customers property.

At this point there is no suspect information in this case.

The Portland Police Bureau would like to make people aware that thieves often will sell stolen property at a greatly reduced price through online ads.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76179
07/21/2014 Driver Who Struck Two People on Bicycles Saturday Night Arrested for Assault, Hit and Run (Photo)

On Saturday July 19, 2014, at 10:51 p.m., 32-year-old Lisa Lynn Vesely was arrested by Portland Police after fleeing the scene of a crash into two people riding bicycles on Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway.

Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in on Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway at 50th Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and learned that the suspect vehicle fled the scene, leaving two injured people

Officers learned that 30-year-old Jasmine Zamora was riding behind 25-year-old Cameron Duff, when they were struck from behind by a dark-colored car that fled the scene.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76178
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