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03/13/2014 UPDATE #1: Central Precinct and Youth Services officers provide additional patrols in the area of Wilson High School

The original message incorrectly said this incident occurred, Wednesday March 13, 2014.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS72514
03/13/2014 Man Indicted for Homicide Involving 2-year-old Boy (Update) (Photo)

Update:

A Multnomah County Grand Jury issued an indictment today for Joshua Howard for Murder, Murder by Abuse and Criminal Mistreatment in the First Degree.

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Original Message below:

Today, Thursday March 6, 2014, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the 2-year-old boy critically injured on Tuesday night at the Unicorn Motel passed away at a Portland hospital.

The suspect, 28-year-old Joshua Howard, remains in custody at the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Attempted Aggravated Murder, Attempted Murder, Assault in the First Degree, and Criminal Mistreatment in the First Degree.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy on the child on Friday to determine the exact cause of death.

The Multnomah County District Attorney's Office will present the case next week to a Grand Jury, where additional charges, including Aggravated Murder, will be considered.

This investigation started on Tuesday March 4, 2014, at 9:36 p.m., when East Precinct officers responded to the Unicorn Motel, located at 3040 Southeast 82nd Avenue, on the report of a 2-year-old male unconscious.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS72326
03/13/2014 Female sexually assaulted in the area of N. Knott Street and N. Mississippi Avenue.

This morning, Thursday March 13, 2014, North Precinct police officers responded to a report of sexual assault which occurred late in the evening March 12 or early in the morning of March 13, 2014.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS72520
03/14/2014 National Consumer Protection Week Shred Event Scheduled for Saturday March 15

National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is a federal program designed to highlight current issues and help customers improve their ability to combat fraud.

During NCPW, federal, state, and local consumer protection agencies, together with consumer organizations and industry associations, launch consumer protection and education efforts around the country.

On March 15, 2014, the United States Postal Inspection Service and the Portland Police Bureau are sponsoring a shred event at the Portland Police Bureau's Southeast Precinct, located at 4735 East Burnside Street.

The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., or until the truck is filled.

Consumers can bring up to two boxes or bags of documents to be shredded.

This year, the Postal Service and the Postal Inspection Service are partnering with AARP, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people 50 and older, to educate consumers about foreign lottery schemes that target older Americans.

The goals for NCPW are:

* Increase the awareness of older Americans and their caregivers about the dangers of foreign lottery schemes.
* Give consumers valuable information about protecting their assets from fraudsters.
* Provide a central location where consumers can report suspected fraud.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS72252
03/14/2014 27-Year-Old Man Survives Being Crushed in Recycling Truck in the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood

This morning, Friday March 14, 2014, at 8:19 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 3000 block of Southeast 21st Avenue on the report of a body dumped out of a dumpster and into the back of a recycling truck.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and worked to free 27-year-old Liam O'Grady from the back of the truck.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS72539
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.

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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.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS72544
03/14/2014 Officer Shot in the Line of Duty Interviewed Today by Detectives - Investigation Continuing

Today, Portland Police Officer John Romero was interviewed by detectives as part of the ongoing investigation into Wednesday afternoon's shooting in Southwest Portland.

Officer Romero is in good spirits and is continuing to recover from his injuries but is asking for continued privacy as the investigation continues.

"The members of the Portland Police Bureau are touched by the outpouring of the community support shown to Officer John Romero," said Chief Mike Reese.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS72548
03/14/2014 CORRECTION - UPDATE #2 ARREST: Two pedestrians struck by vehicle which left scene

The 71-year-old victim is named Mary Brooks, not Brock as previously released.

The Police Bureau regrets the error.

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Today, Portland Police Traffic Division Officers arrested 54-year-old Nonie Ann Enyeart in connection with Wednesday afternoon's hit and run to two pedestrians at Southeast 80th Avenue and Powell Boulevard.

Enyeart's silver Dodge Caravan was located and seized at Southeast 88th Avenue and Cora Street after a tip from the community.

71-year-old Mary Brooks and 76-year-old Juanita Miller are continuing to recover from their injuries.

Enyeart will be booked into the Multnomah County Jail on two counts of Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver (Hit and Run) and Reckless Driving.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS72490
03/16/2014 UPDATE - Man Injured in Suspected Gang Shooting at Southeast 92nd and Foster (Photo)

The victim in this morning's shooting has been identified as 34-year-old Kyron Antonio Trevino.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS72568
03/16/2014 UPDATE - CHILD SAFE: Public's Help Sought in Locating a Missing 9-Year-Old Boy in Southeast Portland

The missing 9-year-old boy has been safely located in the 2700 block of West Powell Boulevard in Gresham and will be reunited with his family.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS72575
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