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06/30/2014 Acting Public Information Officer (PIO) for Portland Police Bureau

News Releases FLASHNEWS75557
06/30/2014 UPDATE #3: Shooting Investigation Underway in North Portland's Portsmouth Neighborhood

The victim in this homicide has been identified as Andrew Coggins, a 24-year-old male.

News Releases FLASHNEWS75555
07/01/2014 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-24 Andrew Coggins Homicide (Photo)

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a homicide that occurred on June 30, 2014.

On Monday June 30, 2014, at 2:46 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting near North Fessenden Street and Fiske Avenue.

24-year-old Andrew Leon Coggins Jr.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS75573
07/01/2014 Traffic Division Conducting Extra DUII Patrols Through the 4th of July Weekend

Over the next week, the Portland Police Bureau's Traffic Division will be adding extra patrols to the streets of Portland for the 4th of July holiday weekend.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS75576
07/01/2014 UPDATE- FOUND SAFE: Public's Help Sought in Locating a Missing 51-Year-Old Southwest Portland Man (Photo)

Missing 51-year-old John O'Malley was located safely in Lake Oswego today and is no longer missing.



The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help in locating missing 51-year-old John Anthony O'Malley.

O'Malley left his home in the 11400 block of Southwest Oak Creek Drive in the Arnold Creek neighborhood on a walk on Sunday afternoon and never returned.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS75533
07/01/2014 Shooting in Northeast Portland's Montavilla Neighborhood - One Man Injured

This evening, Tuesday July 1, 2014, at 9:36 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 700 block of Northeast 91st Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and contacted the victim, a 30-year-old male, who was suffering from a single gunshot wound in the right leg.

The victim told police that he was walking along the street when he got into an argument with a passing driver, who stopped, got out of the car and fired one round into the victim's leg, then sped away.

The victim was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment to his non-life-threatening injury.

Officers have checked the area for the suspect vehicle, described as a white or silver Acura Integra.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS75596
07/02/2014 Southeast Precinct Officers Talk Suicidal Woman Off of Northeast Portland Freeway Overpass

Today, Wednesday July 2, 2014, at 12:03 p.m., Southeast Precinct officers responded to the Northeast 53rd Avenue overpass above I-84 on the report of a woman standing outside the railing and that she was thinking about suicide.

Officers arrived and began to talk with the 44-year-old woman who told police she was recently released from the hospital but was still feeling suicidal.

Officers talked with her for approximately 30 minutes then she came back over the railing to be taken to the hospital.

TriMet MAX lines and Union Pacific Railroad were briefly stopped during this incident as the woman was over the MAX and train tracks.

Help is available for community members struggling from a mental health crisis and/or suicidal thoughts.

Suicide is preventable.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS75622
07/03/2014 Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-25 Burglary (Photo)

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a Downtown Portland residential burglary

In the Fall of 2013, a Downtown Portland condominium was burglarized and the victim lost several items of jewelry that hold significant family value.

The burglary occurred sometime between October 15 and November 25, 2013, at a condominium located at 311 Northwest 12th Avenue.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS75578
07/04/2014 34-Year-Old Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting his Grandmother and Uncle on Wednesday (Photo)

On Tuesday July 1, 2014, at 10:10 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a residence in North Portland's Piedmont Neighborhood on the report of a sexual assault.

Officers arrived and learned that the suspect sexually assaulted his 82-year-old grandmother and his 49-year-old uncle then ran out of the home.

The 82-year-old victim was treated at a Portland area hospital.

The victims identified the suspect as 34-year-old Willie Andre Johnson (also known as Aundre Willie Johnson).

Officers, including a Police K-9 Unit, searched the neighborhood but did not locate the suspect.

Early Wednesday morning, family called 9-1-1 again to report that Johnson was at McDonald's, located at Northeast Grand Avenue and Weidler Street.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS75671
07/04/2014 Public Alert: Cougar Sightings Continue in East Portland

This morning, Friday July 4, 2014, East Precinct officers responded to three separate cougar sightings in East Portland.

The first sighting was reported at 1:30 a.m., in the area of Southeast 117th Avenue and Siskiyou Street.

The second sighting was reported at 4:11 a.m., in the area of the Gateway bike path at I-205 northbound.

The third sighting was at 5:30 a.m., in the area of Southeast 115th Avenue and Siskiyou Street.

Officers checked the area after each of the sightings but did not locate the cougar.*-..
News Releases FLASHNEWS75676
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