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04/24/2013 UPDATE - ARREST: Portland Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect After Chase in Northeast Portland

Robbery detectives booked 45-year-old Jacques Craner into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Robbery in the Second Degree (two counts) and Attempt to Elude in a Vehicle. During a search for evidence in the neighborhood where Craner was arrested, officers located a realistic-looking replica firearm they believe Craner used during the robberies. Craner will be arraigned on Thursday in Multnomah County Court. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### This morning, Wednesday April 24, 2013, at 8:27 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Subway, located at 1211 Northeast Martin Luther King Jr.*-..
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04/24/2013 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #13-08 Little Things Jewelry Robbery

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a robbery in Northwest Portland. On Monday April 22, 2013, at approximately 7:45 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of an armed robbery at Little Things jewelry shop, located at 1720 Northwest Lovejoy Street. Officers arrived and contacted the victim who told police that approximately 30 minutes earlier, a man who was shopping in the jewelry store approached the counter to purchase an item, then displayed a pocket knife as he demanded money from the victim, an adult female. The victim gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money then the suspect tied the victim up and left the store.*-..
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04/24/2013 Portland Police to Honor GREAT Students at Faubion School on Thursday

On Thursday April 25, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., the Portland Police Bureau G.R.E.A.T. Program will be honoring students at Faubion School, located at 3039 Northeast Rosa Parks Way. Sergeant Tim Sessions and Officer David Hughes will be celebrating the graduation and honoring the students hard work and achievement in the G.R.E.A.T. Program. G.R.E.A.T. stands for Gang Resistance Education And Training.*-..
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04/24/2013 Marquam Bridge Truck Crash Remains Under Investigation

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04/23/2013 Traffic Safety Mission Scheduled for Wednesday April 24th in East Portland and Gresham

The Portland Police Bureau, the Oregon State Police, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, and the Gresham Police Department will be conducting a joint traffic safety mission in East Portland and Gresham on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. The mission will focus on distracted driving, seat belt violations, and moving violations. Officers, Troopers, and Deputies will be working from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. from 122nd Avenue east to 201st Avenue, from Halsey Street to Foster Road. The goal of the mission is to promote traffic safety awareness through high-visibility enforcement, education, and public outreach. The City of Portland has already had 12 traffic fatalities in 2013.*-..
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04/23/2013 City of Portland Part I Crime Stats Through April 6, 2013

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04/22/2013 Portland Police Investigating an Armed Robbery in Northwest Portland

This evening, Monday April 22, 2013, at approximately 7:45 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of an armed robbery at Little Things jewelry shop, located at 1720 Northwest Lovejoy Street. Officers arrived and contacted the victim who told police that approximately 30 minutes earlier, a man who was shopping in the jewelry store approached the counter to purchase an item, then displayed a pocket knife as he demanded money from the victim, an adult female. The victim gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money then the suspect tied the victim up and left the store.*-..
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04/22/2013 Portland Police Arrest Suspect After Motel Stand-Off on Powell Boulevard

Members of the Portland Police Bureau's Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) took 57-year-old Terry Glenn Mortensen into custody this morning after a stand-off that lasted several hours. Mortensen was arrested for outstanding parole warrants for a 2003 Assault in Clark County, Washington and a 1977 Homicide in Clark County, Nevada. At approximately 2:45 a.m. on Monday April 22, 2013, Central Precinct officers received information that Mortensen was in a room at the Motel 6, located at 3104 Southeast Powell Boulevard, and made contact with him at the door.*-..
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04/22/2013 SERT Responding to Southeast Portland for a Wanted Subject

The Portland Police Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) is responding to the area of Southeast 31st and Powell Boulevard to assist Central Precinct officers on a wanted subject call. The focus of the investigation is the Motel 6, located at 3104 Southeast Powell Boulevard, and police are evacuating rooms at the motel. Southeast Powell Boulevard is completely closed to all traffic from 33rd to 28th Avenues. Media staging will be on the West side of the perimeter on Powell Boulevard. This is an ongoing tactical incident and no additional information can be released at this time.*-..
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04/21/2013 UPDATE: Portland Police Investigating Stabbing of TriMet Bus Operator in Southeast Portland's Lents Neighborhood

Portland Police officers searching the Lents neighborhood last night did not locate the suspect involved in stabbing a TriMet bus operator, identified as 35-year-old Brian Nixon. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Assault Detail at (503) 823-0400. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### This evening, Saturday April 20, 2013, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of a stabbing at Southeast 92nd Avenue and Flavel Street. As officers were enroute they learned that the victim was a TriMet bus operator and that the suspect ran into the neighborhood after the stabbing. Officers arrived in the area and contacted the victim, an adult male, who told police that he was using the portable restroom for TriMet when he heard banging on the door.*-..
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