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11/18/2014 Sex Offender Arrested for Two Sexually Related Criminal Incidents in Downtown Portland (Photo)

On Monday November 17, 2014 at 1:45 p.m., on the second floor of Lincoln Hall, Portland State University Campus Public Safety Officers arrested 33-year-old James Ray McNeil after receiving a report that McNeil was publicly masturbating, while in close proximity to a female student.

After a brief struggle with Campus Public Safety Officers, McNeil was taken into custody.
McNeil has no affiliation with Portland State University and is not a student.

McNeil was identified by Portland Police as a suspect in a sex crime that had been reported earlier that morning at the Estate Hotel, located at 225 Northwest Couch Street.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79705
11/18/2014 UPDATE - SAR ACTIVATED: Public's Help Sought to Locate a Missing Male with Alzheimer's (Photo)

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue (SAR) team is beginning to search for missing 70-year-old John Lloyd Scott.

The Missing Persons Unit is asking the public who lives and works in Southeast Portland's Lents Neighborhood to keep an eye out for John and to immediately report any sightings to 9-1-1.



The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help to locate missing 70-year-old John Lloyd Scott.

John was last seen at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Monday November 17, 2014, when relatives dropped him off at the Holgate MAX platform to go to Clackamas Town Center (a normal routine). John lives in the 11000 block of Southeast Holgate Boulevard.

At approximately 11:00 p.m., John called his nephew to say that he was lost "near the bike trail" and that he was going to sit down on the grass to rest.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79691
11/18/2014 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-47 Southwest Portland Burglaries (Photo)

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving multiple residential burglaries in Southwest Portland.

On Saturday October 25, 2014, a Multnomah County Sheriff's Office deputy responded to the report of a residential burglary at 5054 Southwest Hilltop Lane.

Deputies spoke with the victim who told police that the burglary occurred while they were away for dinner, between 7:30 and 9:00 p.m.

The suspect or suspects broke into the residence by throwing a large concrete plant pot through a bay window.

The victim estimates the total loss to be nearly $100,000 worth of jewelry and causing approximately $5,000 in damage.

The following Saturday, November 1, 2014, a Multnomah County Sheriff's Office deputy responded to another burglary at 5044 Southwest Hilltop Lane, a few houses down from the first victim.

Entry was made by breaking out the window on a rear French door.

The victim estimates the total loss to be nearly $15,000 worth of jewelry and prescription medications and causing approximately $5,000 in damage.

At this point there is no suspect information in either of these cases.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79703
11/18/2014 Northwest Portland Package Thief Arrested by Portland Police (Photo)

On November 8, 2014, 39-year-old Aaron James Barnett was arrested by Central Precinct officers after detectives linked him to some package thefts in Northwest Portland.

Detectives believe Barnett stole packages off of porches in Northwest Portland as he walked around the neighborhood.

During this time of year, police often see a spike in theft of packages delivered to area homes.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79684
11/17/2014 Crime Alert: Sexual Assault in Southeast Portland's Hazelwood Neighborhood (Photo)

On Saturday November 15, 2015, at 11:37 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 13100 block of Southeast Stark Street on the report of a burglary and assault that occurred approximately 7 hours earlier.

Officers arrived and, through a translator, learned that the victim was sexually and physically assaulted by two unknown men who forced their way into her residence, sometime between 4:00 and 5:00 a.m.

The victim, a 45-year-old female, told police that she was asleep when she heard someone knock at the door so she went to check and see who was outside.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79687
11/17/2014 Sex Crimes Detectives Investigating the Filming of Sexual Activity Involving Grant High School Students

The Portland Police Bureau's Sex Crimes Unit is conducting an investigation into reports of sexual activity between students occurring at Grant High School and the activity being filmed by students.

Last week, a School Resource Officer was alerted to the activity occurring on and off campus and immediately worked with Grant High School administrators to address the issue.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79674
11/16/2014 Drive-By Shooting Investigation Underway in Northeast Portland's Parkrose Neighborhood - No Injuries

On Sunday November 16, 2014, at 10:03 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a drive-by shooting outside the Be Van Sports Bar, located at 10834 Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

Several officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire and damage to the side of the bar.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79659
11/15/2014 Officers Save Stabbing Victim's Life by Applying a Tourniquet in Northeast Portland's Sumner Neighborhood

On Saturday November 15, 2014, at 5:06 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 4400 block of Northeast 91st Avenue on the report of a stabbing.

Officers arrived and located a male adult severely bleeding from a stab wound to one of his legs.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79653
11/14/2014 Stabbing Investigation Underway in Northeast Portland

On Friday November 14, 2014, at 5:18 p.m., East Precinct and Transit Police Division officers responded to the report of a stabbing at the Gateway Transit Station, located at 1101 Northeast 99th Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the 16-year-old female victim who was suffering from a non-life-threatening stab wound.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79640
11/13/2014 Cold Case Homicide Detectives Arrest Suspect in 1988 Homicide (Photo)

On Thursday November 13, 2014, Portland Police Bureau Cold Case Homicide Unit detectives arrested 59-year-old Walter Wayne Howard for the 1988 homicide of Renee Harvey in Portland, Oregon.

Howard was arrested in San Diego, California, with the assistance of the San Diego Police Department and the California Department of Corrections.

Howard will be booked into the San Diego County Jail and will await extradition to Oregon.

This investigation began on January 15, 1988, when 25-year-old Renee Harvey was found deceased in her residence at 611 Southeast 27th Avenue in the East Buckman Neighborhood.

A friend of Renee Harvey's went to Ms.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79583
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