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07/24/2014 Public Awareness Regarding Fraudulent Activity Known as the "Grandparent Scam"

The Portland Police Bureau would like to remind community members, especially seniors, that a common scam known as the "Grandparent Scam" remains active in our community.

The "Grandparent Scam" has been around for many years and is just one variation of the impostor scams that dupe people into losing thousands of dollars.

The typical scam involves a frantic call from a "grandchild" in trouble, or someone saying the grandchild is in trouble with the law, had an accident, or is detained in a foreign country while on vacation.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76245
07/24/2014 Demonstrations Anticipated This Evening in Downtown Portland and the Lloyd District

Today, Thursday July 24, 2014, the Portland Police Bureau is preparing for a demonstration and march to protest the situation in Gaza.

At this point, representatives from the Police Bureau are attempting to work with organizers to determine the route of the march so as to minimize the impact to Downtown and Lloyd District traffic.

Information at this point is that there will be a demonstration at Pioneer Square in Downtown Portland beginning at approximately 6:00 p.m. There will also be a road rally involving motor vehicles and bicycles beginning in the Lloyd District.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76291
07/26/2014 Gang Enforcement Team Investigating Overnight Shooting - One Man Injured (Photo)

On Saturday July 26, 2014, at 2:14 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center on the report of a gunshot victim in the Emergency Room.

Officers arrived and spoke with the 20-year-old male victim who told police he'd been shot somewhere between Southeast 72nd and 85th Avenues, along either Division Street or Powell Boulevard.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76324
07/27/2014 UPDATE - FOUND SAFE: Public's Help Sought Locating a Missing 56-Year-Old Man

56-year-old James Reynolds was found safe last night and has been reunited with his family.

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The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help locating 56-year-old James "Jim" Reynolds.

Reynolds was last seen on Saturday July 26, at approximately 5:00 p.m., at Claudia's Bar, located at Southeast 30th Avenue and Hawthorne Boulevard.

Reynolds has a brain injury from a motorcycle crash and has a diminished mental capacity and memory problems.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76333
07/29/2014 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-29 Aggravated Assault (Photo)

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a shooting that occurred in Southeast Portland's Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood.

On July 22, 2014, at 8:48 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to Providence Medical Center, located at 4805 Northeast Glisan Street, on the report that a gunshot victim had been brought to the emergency room.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76355
07/31/2014 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-30 Armed Robbery (Photo)

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving an armed robbery that occurred in Northeast Portland's Sumner Neighborhood.

On March 12, 2014, at approximately 2:30 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to Frolic's Adult Bookstore on the report of an armed robbery.

The suspect entered the bookstore, armed with a handgun, and demanded money from the employee.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76357
07/28/2014 Central Precinct Officers Diffuse Potential Suicide on Sunday in Southwest Portland's Multnomah Neighborhood (Photo)

On Sunday July 27, 2014, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a residence in Southwest Portland's Multnomah Neighborhood on the report that a man as threatening to commit suicide using a firearm and/or a large knife.

Several officers arrived in the area, including officers assigned to the Enhanced Crisis Intervention Team (ECIT).

The caller, the man's wife, was able to leave the home with their young daughter but their young son was still in the home.

ECIT officers began to communicate with the man by telephone and were able to de-escalate the situation and he agreed to surrender to police and go to the hospital.

Once the man was in custody, officers entered the home and found the child safe and sound and he was reunited with his mother.

The man's firearm was taken as safekeeping.

The Portland Police Bureau's Behavioral Health Unit (BHU) was notified for potential follow-up.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76360
08/01/2014 UPDATE - Public's Help Sought Locating a Missing Endangered 30-Year-Old Man (Photo)

On Wednesday July 30, 2014, missing person Devin Singh was found deceased at the base of the St.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76371
07/29/2014 Sergeant Involved in Off-Duty Incident

Today, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, the Portland Police Bureau was notified by the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) that Sergeant Jason Pearce, a 19-year veteran assigned to the Traffic Division/K9 Unit, was involved in an altercation while on vacation in Trout Lake, Washington.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76393
07/30/2014 Major Crash Team Investigating Single Vehicle Crash in North Portland's Kenton Neighborhood

This morning, Wednesday July 30, 2014, at 1:09 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to North Interstate Avenue and Interstate Place on the report of a traffic crash.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and found a single vehicle crashed into a power pole.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS76407
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