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02/05/2016 Homeowner Interrupts Burglary at Northwest Heights Neighborhood Home - Suspect Flees Area

On Friday February 5, 2016, at 4:56 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report that a victim was confronted by a burglar in a home in the 4000 block of Northwest Devoto Lane.

As officers were responding to the area they received an update that the victim was hiding in the master bedroom and last saw the suspect on the stairwell.

Officers arrived in the area and searched the home but did not find the suspect, described as an African American male in his 20s, 6'00" tall, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS91694
02/05/2016 Fraud Alert: Active Phone Scams in Portland During Tax Season (Photo)

The Portland Police Bureau wants community members to be aware of a variety of phone scams that are active in the Portland Metro area.

In 2015, officers received reports from people who stated that callers would claim to be members of a police department or sheriff's department and that the victim missed jury duty, had outstanding fines, or a warrant for their arrest that could be taken care of over the phone with a payment.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS91482
02/04/2016 Gunfire in North Portland's Kenton Neighborhood Overnight Damages Home -- No Reported Injuries (Photo)

On Wednesday February 3, 2016, at 11:21 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report that several gunshots were fired at a home in the 9100 block of North Chautauqua Boulevard.

Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire in the street in front of the home and noted several bullet holes in the front of the house.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS91664
02/04/2016 Report of Gunfire Overnight in Northeast Portland's Roseway Neighborhood -- No Injuries Reported (Photo)

On Thursday February 4, 2016 at 12:49 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire in the area of Northeast 66th Avenue and Mason Street.

Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire in the street but did not locate any gunshot victims or damage to property.

A witness reported hearing a car speed away after the shots.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS91663
02/04/2016 GREAT Graduation Today at Floyd Light Middle School for 271 6th Grade Kids (Photo)

Today, Thursday February 4, 2016, at 11:48 a.m., the Portland Police Bureau G.R.E.A.T. Program will be honoring students at Floyd Light Middle School, located at 10800 Southeast Washington Street

Officers Jessica Brainard, Chris Kulp, Heather Martley, Steve Morinville, Onest Robert, and Trevor Tyler will be celebrating the graduation and honoring the students hard work and achievement in the G.R.E.A.T. Program.

The officers and 271 6th graders will be celebrating and having a pizza party as part of the day's event.

G.R.E.A.T. stands for Gang Resistance Education And Training.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS91481
02/03/2016 Sober Driving is Everyone's Responsibility - #DontDriveDrunk

During the month of January 2016, Portland Police officers arrested 53 impaired drivers, utilizing additional funds supplied with a grant from Oregon Impact.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS91636
02/03/2016 23-Year-Old Man Arrested After 54-Count Indictment on Sex Charges Involving Children (Photo)

On Tuesday February 2, 2016, East Precinct officers arrested 23-year-old Jared Kelly White and booked him into the Multnomah County jail on 54 felony sex crimes involving children.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS91617
02/02/2016 Public Indecency Suspect Arrested After Several Month Investigation (Photo)

On February 2, 2016, Central Precinct officers booked a 34-year-old man into the Multnomah County Jail after a several month investigation into lewd acts in Portland's Washington Park.

34-year-old Nathan Lee Conner was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Indecent Exposure (13 counts), Public Indecency (13 counts), Offensive Littering (13 counts), and Criminal Trespass in the First Degree.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS91592
02/02/2016 26-Year-Old Man Arrested After Traffic Pursuit, Ramming of Police Officer in Police Car (Photo)

On Monday February 1, 2016, at 8:12 p.m., East Precinct officers attempted to stop a driver of a vehicle in the area of Southeast 136th Avenue and Division Street.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS91595
02/01/2016 32-Year-Old Man Arrested on Numerous Charges After Four-Hour Standoff in Northwest Portland (Photo)

On Saturday January 30, 2016, at 1:09 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a man climbing on trains in the rail yard at 3930 Northwest Yeon Street.

Officers arrived in the area and attempted contact with the suspect, later identified as 32-year-old Matthew Joseph Medlin.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS91551
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