Early this morning, Saturday March 17, 2012, at approximately 12:28 a.m., a Portland Police Officer assigned to the Traffic Division arrested 23-year-old Jared Allen Jones for several charges after he attempted to elude officers in a stolen car in the area of Southeast 123rd Avenue and Division Street.
Jones attempted to speed away from the officer who quickly used a Pursuit Intervention Technique (PIT) maneuver to spin the the stolen car causing it to stop.*-..
60-year-old Steven Lee Wright was arrested in connection with yesterday's bank robbery at the Sterling Savings Bank branch located at 4728 Northeast Sandy Boulevard.
Wright entered the bank and demanded money from the teller.*-..
The two people killed in yesterday's traffic crash on Northeast 162nd Avenue have been identified as 56-year-old Larry Gene Williams (driver) of North Portland and 32-year-old Latasha Simone Kinney (rear passenger) of Southeast Portland.*-..