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04/04/2014 The "Nerdy Bandit" Arrested After Early Morning Search Warrant in Southeast Portland's Richmond Neighborhood (Photo)

This morning, Friday April 4, 2014, at 5:00 a.m., the Portland Police Bureau's Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) served a search warrant at 3576 Southeast Division Street, in connection with a series of late-2013 robberies at clothing stores.

31-year-old Thaddeus Vachel Lindsay-Woods was arrested and charged with Robbery in the First Degree and Robbery in the Second Degree.*-..
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12/31/2003 The Danger of Firing Weapons into the Air

Most people have seen the broadcasts, usually originating from other countries, where people are, for some reason, firing weapons into the air.*-..
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08/02/2011 The Portland Police Bureau and the Z-Man Foundation begin their annual Z-Man Golf Tournament tomorrow Wednesday, August 3, 2011.

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The First Annual Z-Man Golf Tournament will begin with a putting contest at 12:45 at and a shotgun start 1:00 p.m. with a dinner at 6:00 p.m. and award presentation at 6:30 p.m. The tournament will be at The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club located at 805 SW 229th Avenue, Aloha Oregon.*-..
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11/05/2011 The Real Occupy Portland Claims Responsibility For Bank Vandalisms in NE

On Saturday November 5, 2011, at 8:34 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct responded to the Chase Bank branch, located at 4333 Northeast Sandy Boulevard, on the report of vandalism.*-..
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07/22/2013 The Snowman Foundation's Piano! Push! Play! Project Takes to the Streets Starting This Afternoon

Once again this summer, The Snowman Foundation will be offering piano-playing members of the public the opportunity to display their talent in public spaces around the city. The event, Piano! Push! Play!, kicks off Monday, July 22 at 5:00 p.m., at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Keyboard enthusiasts will find Snowman Foundation pianos at several designated street musician locations through Friday, August 2. The ribbon cutting ceremony at Pioneer Courthouse Square at 5:00 p.m. on July 22 will be followed by a short program featuring a duet performance by Portland Police Bureau Officer Jim Quackenbush and Hailey Rowden, a teenager and recipient of a Snowman Foundation piano and scholarship. Piano! Push! Play!! traces its roots to a pop-up concert series, with one piano on one street corner, in 2012.*-..
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09/18/2014 Thief Arrested After Stealing Metal from New Portland Police Training Complex (Photo)

On Monday September 15, 2014, at approximately 6:30 p.m., a suspect stole several thousand dollars worth of metal panels to be used as the entry facade to the new Portland Police Training Complex, located at 14902 Northeast Airport Way.

A North Precinct detective was able to obtain surveillance video of the suspect vehicle, which was a fairly distinct looking Chevy S-10 pick-up truck.

On Wednesday September 17, 2014, the detective spotted the vehicle as it drove by him on his way home.*-..
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08/08/2014 Thief Arrested for 24 Felony Crimes After Stealing More than $25,000 in Gasoline (Photo)

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05/16/2003 Third grade student reports he was grabbed near school

On Friday, May 16, 2003, at about 7:25 a.m., a male third grade student from Jason Lee Elementary School reported to police that was walking near the intersection of Northeast 90th Avenue and Northeast Eugene Street when an adult black male grabbed him around the chest and arms and held him in a "bear hug." The suspect held the victim for approximately five seconds until the victim kicked the suspect in the shin.*-..
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06/15/2006 Third Victim Identified in Serial Homicide Case

On Thursday, June 15, 2006, Portland Police Homicide Detectives, working with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, District Attorney’s Office and Major Crimes Team, discovered the body of 17-year-old Marissa Manwarren in an area north of Newport.*-..
News Releases Third Victim Identified in Serial Homicide
05/30/2014 Thousands of People Expected to Attend the Starlight Run and Parade on Saturday Night (Photo)

On Saturday May 31, 2014, the Portland Police Bureau expects tens of thousands of spectators to come into Downtown Portland in the afternoon and evening to watch the Rose Festival's Starlight Run and Parade.

The Starlight Run begins at 7:30 p.m. and the parade begins at 8:30 p.m.

Officers from all three precincts, the Traffic Division and the Transit Police Division will be all along the parade route to keep spectators safe and to respond to any calls for service.

The Portland Police Bureau would like to encourage spectators to avoid bringing bags and other equipment to the parade that isn't necessary and to avoid leaving items unattended.

Spectators seeing anything suspicious or incidents needing police service are asked to call 9-1-1 or to flag down an officer.*-..
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