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11/17/2014 Sex Crimes Detectives Investigating the Filming of Sexual Activity Involving Grant High School Students

The Portland Police Bureau's Sex Crimes Unit is conducting an investigation into reports of sexual activity between students occurring at Grant High School and the activity being filmed by students.

Last week, a School Resource Officer was alerted to the activity occurring on and off campus and immediately worked with Grant High School administrators to address the issue.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79674
11/18/2014 Northwest Portland Package Thief Arrested by Portland Police (Photo)

On November 8, 2014, 39-year-old Aaron James Barnett was arrested by Central Precinct officers after detectives linked him to some package thefts in Northwest Portland.

Detectives believe Barnett stole packages off of porches in Northwest Portland as he walked around the neighborhood.

During this time of year, police often see a spike in theft of packages delivered to area homes.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79684
11/17/2014 Crime Alert: Sexual Assault in Southeast Portland's Hazelwood Neighborhood (Photo)

On Saturday November 15, 2015, at 11:37 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 13100 block of Southeast Stark Street on the report of a burglary and assault that occurred approximately 7 hours earlier.

Officers arrived and, through a translator, learned that the victim was sexually and physically assaulted by two unknown men who forced their way into her residence, sometime between 4:00 and 5:00 a.m.

The victim, a 45-year-old female, told police that she was asleep when she heard someone knock at the door so she went to check and see who was outside.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79687
11/18/2014 UPDATE - SAR ACTIVATED: Public's Help Sought to Locate a Missing Male with Alzheimer's (Photo)

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue (SAR) team is beginning to search for missing 70-year-old John Lloyd Scott.

The Missing Persons Unit is asking the public who lives and works in Southeast Portland's Lents Neighborhood to keep an eye out for John and to immediately report any sightings to 9-1-1.



The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help to locate missing 70-year-old John Lloyd Scott.

John was last seen at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Monday November 17, 2014, when relatives dropped him off at the Holgate MAX platform to go to Clackamas Town Center (a normal routine). John lives in the 11000 block of Southeast Holgate Boulevard.

At approximately 11:00 p.m., John called his nephew to say that he was lost "near the bike trail" and that he was going to sit down on the grass to rest.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79691
11/18/2014 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-47 Southwest Portland Burglaries (Photo)

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving multiple residential burglaries in Southwest Portland.

On Saturday October 25, 2014, a Multnomah County Sheriff's Office deputy responded to the report of a residential burglary at 5054 Southwest Hilltop Lane.

Deputies spoke with the victim who told police that the burglary occurred while they were away for dinner, between 7:30 and 9:00 p.m.

The suspect or suspects broke into the residence by throwing a large concrete plant pot through a bay window.

The victim estimates the total loss to be nearly $100,000 worth of jewelry and causing approximately $5,000 in damage.

The following Saturday, November 1, 2014, a Multnomah County Sheriff's Office deputy responded to another burglary at 5044 Southwest Hilltop Lane, a few houses down from the first victim.

Entry was made by breaking out the window on a rear French door.

The victim estimates the total loss to be nearly $15,000 worth of jewelry and prescription medications and causing approximately $5,000 in damage.

At this point there is no suspect information in either of these cases.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79703
11/18/2014 Sex Offender Arrested for Two Sexually Related Criminal Incidents in Downtown Portland (Photo)

On Monday November 17, 2014 at 1:45 p.m., on the second floor of Lincoln Hall, Portland State University Campus Public Safety Officers arrested 33-year-old James Ray McNeil after receiving a report that McNeil was publicly masturbating, while in close proximity to a female student.

After a brief struggle with Campus Public Safety Officers, McNeil was taken into custody.
McNeil has no affiliation with Portland State University and is not a student.

McNeil was identified by Portland Police as a suspect in a sex crime that had been reported earlier that morning at the Estate Hotel, located at 225 Northwest Couch Street.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79705
11/25/2014 Portland Police to Celebrate G.R.E.A.T. Families Graduation in Multnomah Village (Photo)

Today, November 25, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., the Portland Police Bureau's G.R.E.A.T. Program will be honoring families who participated in six-week G.R.E.A.T. Families program taught by Portland Police officers.

The celebration will be held at the Stephens Creek Crossing Community Room, located at 6715 Southwest 26th Avenue.

Officers Angel Ocasio and Mike Paresa will be among those honoring the families who participated in the program.

G.R.E.A.T. stands for Gang Resistance Education And Training.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79729
11/19/2014 Missing 70-Year-Old Man Found Deceased in Southeast Portland's Lents Neighborhood (Photo)

On Wednesday November 19, 2014, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers located the body of 70-year-old John Lloyd Scott in the area of Southeast Flavel and Knapp Streets, East of I-205 near Johnson Creek.

John was reported missing by family late Monday night after he failed to return from a trip to Clackamas Town Center.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79734
11/20/2014 UPDATE - 2nd ARREST: Portland Police Arrest a 66-Year-Old Man, Indicted for 2013 Sex Crimes (Photo)

Portland Police Bureau Sex Crimes Unit detectives booked 25-year-old Kiah Loy Lawson into the Multnomah County Jail early this morning after he turned himself in to police.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79744
11/20/2014 Public Alert: Scammers Calling Portland Residents Claiming to be IRS - Victims Losing Thousands of Dollars

The Portland Police Bureau is continuing to receive reports where victims stated that someone claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) called them and demanded money for back taxes.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS79765
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