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06/26/2015 71-Year-Old Man Arrested for February Sexual Assault in North Portland (Photo)

On Thursday June 25, 2015, Portland Police Bureau Sex Crimes Unit detectives arrested 71-year-old Hossein Tajipour in connection with a sexual assault investigation.

Tajipour was booked into the Multnomah County Jail after being indicted on multiple felony charges including, Sodomy in the First Degree, Sex Abuse in the First Degree and Coercion.

This investigation started on Sunday February 15, 2015, at 4:35 a.m., when North Precinct officers responded to the report of a sexual assault at a residence near North Portsmouth Avenue and Willamette Boulevard in the University Park Neighborhood.*-..
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06/26/2015 UPDATE: Death Investigation Underway After Report of Person Jumping from St. Johns Bridge

The Medical Examiner identified the deceased as 34-year-old Jonathan Ross Crosby of North Portland.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS85627
06/26/2015 World Naked Bike Ride Tomorrow Night - Police Urge Riders to Wear Helmets, Shoes, Ride with Bike Lights, and Hydrate #PDXWNBR

The World Naked Bike Ride is set to roll through the streets of Portland on Saturday June 27, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. Event organizers estimated the number of participants last year to be nearly 10,000 people.

The Portland Police Bureau will have extra officers on hand to ensure everyone is safe and to provide assistance at intersections.

Portland City Code 14A.40.030 (Indecent Exposure) states the following:

It is unlawful for any person to expose his or her genitalia while in a public place or place visible from a public place, if the public place is open or available to persons of the opposite sex.

Although many participants may violate Portland City Code, the Police Bureau will be exercising discretion as long as participants stay on the route with the rest of the riders.

The Portland Police Bureau recommends at a bare minimum, all riders at least wear a helmet and shoes to avoid any potential injuries.*-..
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06/25/2015 Woman Stabbed at Homeless Camp Along Johnson Creek in Southeast Portland's Lents Neighborhood

On Thursday June 25, 2015, at 4:33 p.m., East Precinct and Transit Police Division officers responded to the report of a stabbing at Southeast 92nd Avenue and Flavel Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the adult female victim suffering from multiple injuries.*-..
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06/25/2015 Portland Police Encouraging Community Members to be Responsible and Considerate with Recreational Marijuana (Photo)

Beginning July 1, 2015, the possession and use of recreational marijuana will be legal in the State of Oregon.

Many community questions can be answered by visiting

The Portland Police Bureau would like to make residents aware of the new law and some considerations moving forward:

* Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII) is a crime and can have deadly consequences.*-..
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06/24/2015 Suspect Crashes After Attempting to Elude Police in Northeast Portland

On Wednesday June 24, 2015, at 12:22 p.m., East Precinct officers attempted to stop a vehicle at Northeast 99th Avenue and Glisan Street for traffic violations.

The driver of the vehicle sped away from police in an attempt to elude officers.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS85626
06/24/2015 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #15-25 Stayton (OR) Armed Robbery (Photo)

The Stayton (OR) Police Department, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to locate two armed robbery suspects.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS85620
06/24/2015 UPDATE #2: Columbia Boulevard Closed for Traffic Crash Investigation (Photo)

The driver in this crash has been identified as 23-year-old Jose Luis Monroy-Benitez.*-..
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06/23/2015 UPDATE - FOUND SAFE: Public's Help Sought to Find Missing 9-Year-Old in Northeast Portland

9-year-old Nehemiah Perry has been safely located and is on his way home.

The Bureau would like to thank the public and media for sharing this information.



The Portland Police Bureau is asking for the public's help to find 9-year-old Nehemiah Perry, missing since approximately 12:00 p.m. today from his home in the 8300 block of Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

Nehemiah is described as a mixed-race male, 4'8" tall, medium build, long, curly hair, last seen wearing a red and white horizontally-striped shirt, gray shorts with green patches/spots, and black canvas tennis shoes.

Nehemiah is described as having Autism and ADHD but is verbal and able to communicate.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS85607
06/23/2015 Traffic Crash on I-5 NB Slowing Traffic at Lombard

On Tuesday June 23,2015, at 12:38 p.m., North Precinct and Traffic officers responded to the report of a traffic crash on I-5 northbound at Lombard where one vehicle left the roadway and the driver was non-responsive.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and the driver was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment.

Preliminary information indicates that the driver may have suffered a medical event prior to crashing.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS85605
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