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08/28/2014 Gang Violence Investigation Lead to Three Search Warrants, One Arrest - Investigation Ongoing (Photo)

This morning, Thursday August 28, 2014, at approximately 5:00 a.m., three search warrants were served in the Portland Metro area as part of an ongoing gang violence investigation by the Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team (GET).

Warrants were served at the following locations:

1009 West 23rd Street; Vancouver, Washington

2628 Northeast 13th Avenue; Portland, Oregon

2965 Southeast 92nd Avenue; Portland, Oregon

The Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) assisted with the service of the warrants in Portland.

The Vancouver (WA) Police Department Gang Unit assisted with the service of the warrant in Vancouver.

The Portland Police Bureau's Drugs and Vice Division (DVD) and the Metro Gang Task Force also assisted with this investigation and search warrant service.

23-year-old George Anthony Waters Jr.*-..
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08/28/2014 Hiring and Promotion Ceremony Today at 1:00 p.m.

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08/28/2014 Chief Mike Reese Discusses Several Items of Bureau and Community Interest in Video Message (Photo)

Portland Police Bureau Chief Mike Reese recently released a video message to members of the Bureau discussing several topics of interest to officers and members of the community.

The video message can be viewed at

The following is a transcript of the Chief's remarks:

"Recently, I worked a walking beat in Central Precinct with Sgt.*-..
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08/28/2014 Van Collides with Streetcar in Downtown Portland - One Injury, Streetcar Derailed

On Thursday August 28, 2014, at 6:10 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to West Burnside Street and 10th Avenue on the report that a van crashed into the Portland Streetcar.

Officers arrived and learned that the driver of the van was traveling eastbound on Burnside Street, approaching 10th Avenue, when he apparently had some kind of a brake failure in his vehicle.*-..
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09/01/2014 Back to School 2014 - Operation Safe Return #20isPlenty

The Portland Police Bureau and the Portland Bureau of Transportation are partnering to keep Portland's students safe as they return to school this week.*-..
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08/29/2014 Shooting Investigation Underway in Northeast Portland's Cully Neighborhood - No Injuries

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08/30/2014 Correction: Two Gang-Related Overnight Shootings - One Injured (Photo)

This call occurred at 11:34 p.m. We apologize for the error.



On Friday August 29, 2014, at 11:34 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a large, loud house party at a residence in the 9800 block of Northwest Engleman Street.

As officers were still en route to the party, additional information was received that gunshots were possibly fired at the party.

Officers arrived and did not locate any gunshot victims, evidence of gunfire or cooperative witnesses.

On Friday August 28, 2014, at 11:41 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the area of Northeast Jessup Street and Garfield Avenue on the report of multiple gunshots heard in the street.

Officers arrived in the area and located the remnants of a large house party just East of the location where evidence of gunfire was located by police.

No gunshot victims were located at the scene or arrived at any Portland hospitals.*-..
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08/30/2014 Acting Public Information Officer (PIO) Until Sunday August 31

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08/31/2014 Police respond to stabbing in St. Johns neighborhood

The morning, August 31st, 2014, at 506 a.m., North Precinct police responded to a stabbing call near the 8000 block of N. Richmond.*-..
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08/31/2014 UPDATE: Limited SERT Deployment in Parkrose Neighborhood to Check Motel Room for Possibly Armed Suspect

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