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01/24/2015 Police Investigating Three Early Morning Shootings - No Known Gunshot Victims

In the early morning hours of Saturday January 24, 2015, Portland Police officers responded to and investigated three separate shooting reports.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS81334
01/24/2015 Shooting Investigation Outside Lloyd Center Mall - No Known Injuries (Photo)

On Saturday January 24, 2015, at 4:43 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the report of gunshots heard in the Lloyd Center Mall parking structure, near Northeast 9th Avenue and Halsey Street.

Several officers arrived and immediately entered the parking structure to address any possible threats or suspects and to prevent access to the interior of the mall.

Officers did not locate any suspects at the scene and it appears there is no immediate risk to mall patrons.

Evidence of gunfire was located near the Barnes and Noble store on the Halsey side of the mall.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS81333
01/24/2015 CORRECTION: Suspect Indicted for Murder in January 2015 Homicide in Centennial Neighborhood (Photo)

Victim Randy Williams was 28, not 26 as previously released.

The Bureau regrets the error.

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On Friday January 23, 2015, a Multnomah County Grand Jury indicted 22-year-old Michael Aaron Wyatt Mininger for the murder of a 28-year-old man in Southeast Portland.

Mininger was arrested on January 15 on an outstanding probation violation warrant and has remained in the custody of the Multnomah County Jail.

Mininger was indicted on charges of Murder and Felon in Possession of a Firearm and will be arraigned on Monday in Multnomah County Court.

This investigation started on Thursday January 8, 2015, at 8:49 a.m., when East Precinct officers and medical personnel responded to the report of an unconscious adult male down in the parking lot of a residential complex in the 900 block of Southeast 162nd Avenue.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS81328
01/24/2015 Two Injured in Overnight Stabbing at Lents Neighborhood Bar - No Arrests

On Saturday January 24, 2015, at 2:37 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to The Street Bar, located at 3554 Southeast 82nd Avenue, on the report of a stabbing with two victims.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located two stabbing victims suffering.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS81329
01/23/2015 UPDATE - ARRESTS: Gang Enforcement Team Investigating Overnight Shooting in Montavilla Neighborhood (Photo)

Gang Enforcement Team detectives booked three people in connection with the Wednesday evening shooting on Southeast 89th Avenue.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS81255
01/23/2015 East Precinct Officers Investigating a Purse Snatch in the Gateway District

On Friday January 23, 2015, at 10:20 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the Gateway Fred Meyer, located at 1111 Northeast 102nd Avenue, on the report that a purse snatching victim was riding on top of the suspect's vehicle.

Officers arrived in the area and located witnesses and the victim on 102nd Avenue.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS81305
01/22/2015 Fundraiser Tonight at Le Bistro Montage for Vernon Neighborhood Assault Victim (Photo)

This evening, Thursday January 22, 2015, a fundraiser is being held for 29-year-old Nic Gordon at Le Bistro Montage and La Merde, located at 301 Southeast Morrison Street.

The following statement was sent out by Peter deRosa at Montage:

"One of our employees was a recently a victim of a violent crime in his neighborhood, that left him hospitalized and seriously injured.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS81278
01/22/2015 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #15-02 Robbery (Photo)

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspects in an August 2014 robbery.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS81230
01/22/2015 PPB and Partners to Host Operation Safe Summer

Portland Metropolitan Area: The Portland Police Bureau Youth Services Division, in partnership with other organizations that include the Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI), Multnomah County Department of Juvenile Justice, Portland Parks and Recreation and the Portland Police Bureau, is once again implementing Operation Safe Summer for 2015.

Operation Safe Summer, which started in 1996, is a collaborative effort between various disciplines (prevention, intervention, enforcement and corrections) to reduce the amount of violence and crime that occurs during the summer months.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS81259
01/21/2015 Downtown Food Cart Robbed at Knifepoint on Tuesday Night

On Tuesday January 20, 2015, at 9:34 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the Brunch Box food cart, located at Southwest 5th Avenue and Stark Street, on the report of an armed robbery.

Officers arrived and spoke with the victim who told police that a man holding a knife robbed the food cart of cash, then left the area on foot, walking northbound on 5th Avenue.

Several officers checked the area but did not locate anyone matching the suspect's description.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s, approximately 6' tall, wearing a red winter coat and stocking cap, armed with a pocket knife or Leatherman-style knife.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS81247
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