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07/27/2015 Sex Trafficking Unit Arrests 61-Year-Old Man on Friday in Online Sting (Photo)

On Friday July 24, 2015, officers assigned to the Portland Police Bureau's Sex Trafficking Unit arrested a 61-year-old man who believed he was meeting a minor for sex acts.

Officers posted a fake online advertisement and the suspect, 61-year-old William Moses, responded to the ad.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS86478
07/26/2015 Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest, Recovery of Stolen Handgun (Photo)

On Friday July 24, 2015, at 10:28 p.m., Gang Enforcement Team (GET) officers stopped a red GMC Yukon for speeding at Southeast 100th Avenue and Stark Street.

During the course of the stop, officers located a stolen handgun in the vehicle and arrested the driver, 30-year-old Marcus Dupree Giles.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS86477
07/26/2015 Shooting Investigation Underway After Man Arrives at Portland Hospital with Non-Life-Threatening Gunshot Wound (Photo)

On Sunday July 26, 2015, at 9:24 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a that a 30-year-old man arrived at Portland Adventist Medical Center with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Based on the investigation thus far, officers believe the victim was injured in a shooting that occurred at approximately 2:45 a.m., near North Columbia Boulevard and Martin Luther King Jr.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS86476
07/26/2015 UPDATE - ARREST: Shooting Investigation Underway in Southeast Portland's Centennial Neighborhood - No Known Injuries (Photo)

Gang Enforcement Team (GET) investigators arrested 24-year-old Aaron Deon Kinsey early this morning after a six hour standoff at his residence.

Kinsey's arrest comes as a result of an investigation into a shooting on Saturday evening in the 1300 block of Southeast 160th Place.

GET investigators were able to develop information that Kinsey was the shooter and that he was inside his home in the 1300 block of Southeast 160th Place.

Officers made numerous attempts to persuade Kinsey to exit the home and surrender to police.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS86472
07/25/2015 UPDATE #2: Traffic Crash on I-5 Southbound at Burnside Affecting Traffic

The motorcycle rider injured in Friday evening's crash has been identified as 42-year-old Stephanie Bennifield of Gresham.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS86465
07/25/2015 Gang Enforcement Team Investigating Two Reports of Gunfire Early Saturday Morning in North Portland (Photo)

On Saturday July 25, 2015, at approximately 4:10 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire in the area of North Kerby Avenue and Willis Boulevard.

As officers were responding to the area, witnesses reported seeing a crowd of 10 to 15 gang members wearing red in a parking lot and several cars leaving the area.

Shortly after officers arrived, police heard several more gunshots to the southeast of their location, off in the distance.

Callers to 9-1-1 reported seeing a vehicle drive by Javier's Tacos, located at North Vancouver Avenue and Lombard Street.

Officers responded to Javier's and located evidence of gunfire and damage to a window at Javier's.

No gunshot victims were located at either location nor arrived at any Portland area hospitals.

The Gang Enforcement Team (GET) responded to conduct an investigation into both incidents, which are believed to be related.

The Tactical Operations Division is continuing to investigate several incidents of gun violence citywide.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS86466
07/25/2015 UPDATE - FOUND SAFE: Public's Help Sought to Locate a Missing 26-Year-Old Man (Photo)

26-year-old Joshua Shirey was safely located Friday evening and is receiving medical care.



The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help to locate a 26-year-old man reported missing on July 22, 2015.

26-year-old Joshua Allen Shirey is described as a white male, 5'11" tall, 145 pounds, hazel eyes, clean shaven, hair approximately 2" long (photo is an older driver's license picture).

Shirey was last seen in the area of Northeast 102nd Avenue and Halsey Street on or about July 17.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS86460
07/25/2015 UPDATE - FOUND SAFE: Public's Help Sought to Locate a Missing 11-Year-Old Girl in Southeast Portland's Centennial Neighborhood

Missing 11-year-old Alanna Diego was located safely overnight and has returned home.



The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help to locate a missing 11-year-old girl, last seen this afternoon at 1:45 p.m.

Alanna Diego is described as a female Pacific Islander, 5'1" tall, 130 pounds, stocky build, long waist-length hair in a ponytail, last seen wearing a solid blue tank top and shorts.

Alanna left her residence in area of Southeast 145th Avenue and Division Street on foot and did not return.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS86463
07/24/2015 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #15-29 Sharon Allison Homicide (Photo)

The Vancouver (WA) Police Department, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a homicide that occurred in May 2015.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS86330
07/24/2015 UPDATE: Shooting Investigation Underway in North Portland's St. Johns Neighborhood - One Man Injured (Photo)

The victim in last night's shooting has been identified as 19-year-old Rasheed Lambert.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS86433
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