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07/17/2014 Public Alert: Additional Reports of Suspicious Subject Approaching Women in Lower Southeast Portland

On Wednesday July 16, 2014, the Portland Police Bureau released information about a suspicious subject approaching two different women in Southeast Portland.

After seeing media reports, two additional women have contacted police with similar incidents to report.

The new reports stem from incidents on Saturday July 12, 2014.

The first new incident occurred at approximately 7:00 p.m., outside OMSI.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76074
07/18/2014 UPDATE - ARREST: Child Abuse Team Detectives Seeking Public's Help to Find Wanted Child Abuse Suspect (Photo)

39-year-old Fredrick Alan Hartstrom turned himself in to Portland Police early this morning and was booked into the Multnomah County Jail.



Multnomah County Child Abuse Team detectives are seeking the public's help in locating 39-year-old Fredrick Alan Hartstrom who has warrants for Sodomy in the First Degree and Sexual Abuse in the First Degree.

Hartstrom is aware of the charges and has failed to turn himself in as promised.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76075
07/18/2014 Disabled Woman's Tricycle Stolen from Southeast Portland's Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood

Today, Friday July 18, 2014, a Portland Police officer took a report from a woman who had her tricycle stolen from her home last night.

56-year-old Wendy Gonzalez reported to police that sometime overnight, between 10:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m., her Red Wing Tricycle was stolen from her driveway.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76107
07/18/2014 PPB to Hold Bike Safety Fiesta for Local Kids (Photo)

The Portland Police Bureau's Youth Services Division will host its second annual Bicycle Safety Fiesta on Saturday, July 19, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Rosewood Initiative, 16126 SE Stark Street, Portland.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76110
07/18/2014 Mother Using Heroin Arrested Downtown, 7-Year-Old Child in Car (Photo)

News Releases FLASHNEWS76113
07/19/2014 Suspect Approaching Women in Lower Southeast Portland Arrested by Central Precinct Officers (Photo)

On Friday July 18, 2014, at 11:12 p.m., Central Precinct officers arrested 44-year-old Jerry Johnson after Sex Crimes Unit detectives determined that he was the suspect that kissed a woman at OMSI and approached other women in Lower Southeast Portland.

Officers arrested him at his home in the 2600 block of Northwest Upshur Street and transported him to the Detective Division.

Detectives learned that Johnson was working as a security guard, but quit on July 17, due to the intense public scrutiny on the case.

Johnson was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on a charge of Sex Abuse in the Third Degree.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76125
07/21/2014 Driver Who Struck Two People on Bicycles Saturday Night Arrested for Assault, Hit and Run (Photo)

On Saturday July 19, 2014, at 10:51 p.m., 32-year-old Lisa Lynn Vesely was arrested by Portland Police after fleeing the scene of a crash into two people riding bicycles on Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway.

Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in on Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway at 50th Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and learned that the suspect vehicle fled the scene, leaving two injured people

Officers learned that 30-year-old Jasmine Zamora was riding behind 25-year-old Cameron Duff, when they were struck from behind by a dark-colored car that fled the scene.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76178
07/21/2014 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-27 Commercial Burglary (Photo)

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a commercial burglary in Northeast Portland.

On Wednesday July 16, 2014, at 8:15 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a commercial burglary at T.D. Curran, located at 12310 Northeast Whitaker Way.

Officers spoke with the victim who told police that the burglary occurred overnight, at approximately 10:20 p.m.

T.D. Curran sells Apple products, including iPads, monitors, laptops, and iPhones.

The suspect or suspects broke into a vacant warehouse space next to the store, then broke through a common wall to access the store.

The victim estimates the total loss to be nearly $180,000 worth of products, including at least five customers property.

At this point there is no suspect information in this case.

The Portland Police Bureau would like to make people aware that thieves often will sell stolen property at a greatly reduced price through online ads.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76179
07/22/2014 UPDATE: Acting Public Information Officer (PIO) for Tuesday July 22

News Releases FLASHNEWS76192
07/22/2014 Two Vehcile Crash Injures Two People

This morning, Tuesday July 22, 2014, at 9:16 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a crash involving two vehicles in the area of SE 82nd Avenue and SE Yamhill St.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76203
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