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04/24/2013 CORRECTION - Portland Police Issue 'Stranger Danger' Alert for Sellwood-Moreland Neighborhood

This incident occurred on Tuesday, not today. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### On Tuesday April 23, 2013, at approximately 4:15 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of suspicious activity in the area of Southeast 18th Avenue and Rex Street. As officers were en route to the area, additional information was broadcast that the caller was reporting a "creepy" man driving a silver 4-door sedan and that the vehicle left in an unknown direction. Officers checked the neighborhood but did not locate the vehicle so they contacted the 9-1-1 caller to obtain additional information. The caller reported that his 11-year-old daughter was playing at the intersection of 18th and Rex when a "creepy guy" approached her at the corner. Officers spoke to the 11-year-old, who told police that she was outside playing when a stranger parked his car facing westbound on the corner of 18th and Rex and got out of his vehicle.*-..
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01/20/2014 CORRECTION - Police Investigating a Residential Robbery in Northeast Portland's Argay Neighborhood

Address is in the 4000 block of Northeast 125th Place, not Avenue as previosly stated.



This morning, Monday January 20, 2014, at 9:26 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 4000 block of Northeast 125th Place on the report of a residential robbery.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted the victim, a 71-year-old man, who told police that someone knocked at his front door and when he answered it, two men pushed their way into his home, assaulted him and stole items from the home.*-..
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03/13/2013 CORRECTION - PLATE WRONG: Portland Police Investigating an Armed Carjacking at Gateway Fred Meyer

The stolen vehicle plate is actually Oregon license plate CU27516. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### This evening, Wednesday March 13, 2013, at approximately 9:15 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of an armed carjacking in the parking lot of the Gateway Fred Meyer store, located at 1111 Northeast 102nd Avenue. Officers arrived in the area and spoke to the victims, an adult male and an adult female.*-..
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08/11/2014 Correction - North Precinct responds to robbery

The time in the initial release incorrectly stated 10:50 p.m., it should have read 10:50 a.m. We apologize for the mistake.



Today, August 11, 2014, at 10:50 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a robbery call at the Plaid Pantry at 7144 N.E. Killingsworth Street.*-..
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02/03/2014 CORRECTION - New Photos of Police Impersonation Suspect Released (Photo)

The suspect vehicle is now believed to be a Ford Taurus, not a Buick as initially reported.



Today, Monday February 3, 2014, Portland Police detectives are releasing surveillance photos connected with an investigation into an incident where a man posing as an undercover police officer stopped a woman and searched her car.

On Friday January 17, 2014, the victim in this case met with a police sketch artist and a composite drawing of the suspect is being released to the public to aid in the identification of the suspect.

This investigation started on Sunday January 12, 2014, at approximately 1:30 a.m., when a 33-year-old woman (who has asked not to be identified publicly) stopped at the Plaid Pantry convenience store located at Southeast Grand Avenue and East Burnside Street.*-..
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07/09/2014 Correction - Injury collision involving a bicyclist

Today, July 9, 2014, at 7:46 a.m., Central Precinct and Traffic Division officers responded to an injury collision between a car and a bicyclist at S.E. Ankeny Street and S.E. 7th Avenue.*-..
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02/17/2014 CORRECTION - Fatal Hit and Run Driver Arrested - Charged with Manslaughter (Photo)

Jerin Crabtree is 29 years old, not 24 as initially reported.*-..
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03/14/2014 CORRECTION - East Precinct Investigating Apparent Suicide in Southeast Portland's Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood

This incident occurred in the Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood, not Lents as initially released.

The Police Bureau regrets the error.


This afternoon, Friday March 14, 2014, at 12:44 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 7800 block of Southeast Flavel Street on the report of a male lying in the roadway surrounded by blood with a gun lying on top of him.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and confirmed that the 57-year-old male was deceased of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Officers learned that the man was involved in an argument with his wife at a nearby residence before walking outside and shooting himself in an apparent intentional act.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner has taken custody of the body and will perform an autopsy on Saturday.

Help is available for community members struggling from a mental health crisis and/or suicidal thoughts.*-..
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08/10/2014 CORRECTION - East Officers respond to stabbing

The location of this incident should have read the 2900 block of S.E. 121st Avenue.*-..
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06/07/2013 CORRECTION - ARRESTS: Child Sex Abuse Investigation Nets Two Arrests - Two Additional Suspects Sought by Police

23-year-old Nicholas Kelly Clisby was booked into the Clark County Jail, not Multnomah County Jail, awaiting extradition to Oregon. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGES BELOW### 23-year-old Nicholas Kelly Clisby and 18-year-old Terry Scott, were arrested today by detectives after tips from the public were received about their locations. Both suspects will be booked into the Multnomah County Jail this evening. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### The Portland Police Bureau is currently involved in an ongoing investigation of child sexual abuse involving four Portland men who were victimizing two young girls. With the assistance of the Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team, detectives from the Child Abuse Team arrested two men in connection with the case.*-..
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