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08/25/2014 Police Still Seeking Tips to Solve 2013 Homicide - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #13-32 (Photo)

Portland Police Bureau Homicide detectives, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, are asking for the public's help in solving a triple shooting and homicide in Northeast Portland.

On November 9, 2013, at 12:45 a.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the report of a large fight and riot outside the Fontaine Bleau Nightclub, located at 237 Northeast Broadway.

Officers arrived to find a crowd of 75-100 people involved in a disturbance and 30-year-old Durieul Joseph Harris suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS77122
08/22/2014 43-Year-Old Portland Musician Deceased After Apparent Suicide on Wednesday

On Wednesday August 20, 2014, at 8:09 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 5100 block of Southeast Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard on a welfare check.

The reporting party was concerned for the welfare of 43-year-old Derek Jordan Rieth after not hearing from him for several hours.

Officers arrived at the residence and located Mr.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS77131
08/25/2014 UPDATE - FOUND SAFE: Public's Help Sought to Locate a Missing Woman and Her Niece

News Releases FLASHNEWS77160
08/26/2014 CORRECTION: Drunk Driver Crashes into House after Attempting to Elude Police - No Injuries (Photo)

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08/27/2014 Acting Public Information Officer (PIO) Today Until 5:00 p.m.

News Releases FLASHNEWS77230
08/28/2014 Driver Rams Washington State Trooper after Pursuit into Oregon - No Injuries (Photo)

On Thursday August 28, 2014, at 1:51 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to I-5 southbound at Rosa Parks to assist Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers who were in a traffic pursuit with a black Ford Mustang.

The suspect crossed the Fremont Bridge and exited the freeway into the Northwest Industrial area, and drove into a dead end at Northwest 29th Avenue and Roosevelt Street.

The suspect turned the car around and rammed his car into the front of one of the WSP patrol cars.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS77272
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.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS77292
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.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS77314
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