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12/02/2014 UPDATE #3 - TRAFFIC ALERT: I-205 Southbound Closed at Sandy for Pedestrian Fatality

The man killed on I-205 last night has been identified as 40-year-old Ritchie James Dodge.

The investigation into the crash is continuing and, once complete, will be given to the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office for review.

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Traffic has been reopened in all lanes of I-205 southbound.

Traffic Investigators have learned that the deceased male was seen earlier in the northbound lanes of the freeway and may have been panhandling along the northbound on-ramp from Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

The driver that struck the man was not impaired and remained at the scene, cooperating with investigators.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy on Tuesday and confirm the man's identity.

No further updates are expected this evening.

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The left lane of I-205 southbound is open to traffic.*-..
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10/19/2012 UPDATE #3 ADDITIONAL ARREST: Portland Police Arrest Two Robbery Suspects after Traffic Pursuit in Southeast Portland

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On Tuesday October 16, Robbery detectives arrested 23-year-old Tyrell Milton Burton on multiple charges related to the October 13 robbery at Gator's Bar & Grill. Burton was charged with three counts of Robbery in the First Degree, and one count each of Burglary in the First Degree, Burglary in the Second Degree, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Investigators determined that Burton shot himself after the robbery. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### Portland Police Robbery Detectives have arrested one man in connection with this morning's robbery in Southeast Portland. 29-year-old Antwaun Leshawn Spencer was arrested for three counts of Robbery in the First Degree, Attempt to Elude in a Vehicle, Reckless Driving, Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver, and Driving While Suspended. The second suspect remains in an area hospital recovering from a gunshot wound and has not yet been charged. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### On Saturday October 13, 2012, at 1:44 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of a robbery in progress at Gator's Bar & Grill, located at 6605 Southeast Powell Boulevard. Minutes after the call came in to 9-1-1, the first arriving officers spotted two African American males exiting the bar and running to a car, which immediately sped away out of the area.*-..
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11/01/2012 UPDATE #3 ARREST: Portland Police Investigating a Hit and Run to a Pedestrian in the North Tabor Neighborhood

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Today, Thursday November 1, 2012, investigators from the Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division arrested 24-year-old Willie Xenophen Hurst III for the hit and run to 20-year-old French Foreign Exchange Student Charlotte Claudel. Hurst was taken into custody at his probation officer's office in Northeast Portland. Hurst was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Assault in the Second Degree, Felony Hit and Run, Reckless Driving, and Recklessly Endangering Another Person. Claudel was released from the hospital and continues to recover from her injuries. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### Portland Police Hit & Run Investigators are continuing to seek the public's help in identifying the driver of a vehicle that struck 20-year-old Charlotte Claudel on Monday night. Investigators have released two photos of the suspect vehicle in the hope that someone will come forward with information about the driver. The suspect is described as an African American male, shaved or short hair and a close-cropped full beard.*-..
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07/15/2013 UPDATE #3 CITATION: Traffic Closed on Division East of 122nd Avenue - Bicyclist Struck by Vehicle

The bicyclist involved in the crash, 34-year-old Hector Perez, was issued a traffic citation for Oregon Revised Statute 811-280, Failure to Yield to Vehicle While Entering a Roadway (with crash). ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGES BELOW### The bicycle rider involved in yesterday's crash has been identified as 34-year-old Hector Vizzuett Perez of Southeast Portland.*-..
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03/06/2013 Update #3 on Officer-Involved Shooting at Northeast 7th and Lloyd

The two officers involved in Monday night's shooting at Northeast 7th and Lloyd are Officer Brad Kula, a 10-year-veteran, and Officer Michele Boer, a 4-year-veteran. Both officers will be interviewed on Thursday. No additional updates on this case are expected until after the Grand Jury. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### Portland Police Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate Monday night's officer-involved shooting at Northeast 7th Avenue and Lloyd Boulevard. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 10:45 p.m., two officers in separate cars drove up onto the top level of a parking garage located at Northeast 7th Avenue and Lloyd Boulevard. Unexpectedly, the officers were immediately confronted by a man associated with a vehicle.*-..
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01/24/2011 Update #3 Shooting Victims Identified

Update #3 The homicide victim from the early morning shooting outside J D's Bar and Grill, located at 4523 Northeast 60th Avenue, has been identified as 24-year-old Deon Moisan of Northeast Portland.*-..
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08/30/2011 UPDATE #3 Victim Identified: Portland Police Investigating Traffic Crash at NE 138th/Marine Drive

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The motorcycle rider that was involved in last night's crash on Northeast Marine Drive has been identified as 66-year-old John James Zupan of Vancouver.*-..
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12/28/2010 UPDATE #3: Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in SW Portland

The subject involved in last night's officer-involved shooting has been identified as 34-year-old Marcus Lagozzino.*-..
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12/06/2010 Update #3: Portland Police Investigate Suspicious Death

The Oregon State Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy on 32-year-old Randy Lee Willard on Friday and determined that he died of a gunshot wound.*-..
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05/28/2013 UPDATE #3: Major Crash Team Investigating a Traffic Crash at Southeast 20th & Madison

28-year-old Stephen Alan Person died late Monday night at a Portland hospital. Additional charges against 26-year-old Nathan William Wisbeck will be considered. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### 28-year-old Stephen Alan Person remains in a Portland hospital in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.*-..
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