1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
November 14, 2001 00:00
The Portland Police Bureau Drugs and Vice Division, with the assistance of the Homicide Detail of the Detective Division, initiated a criminal investigation. The evidence gathered during the criminal investigation was presented to Deputy District Attorney John Horton of the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office. On November 9, 2001, a Grand Jury indicted 20-year-old Jeremy Michael Tomsha on 1 count of Manslaughter in the 2nd degree and 6 counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Schedule 1) in connection with the death of Flaherty.
Tomsha was arrested on November 13, 2001 and will be arraigned at 2:00 p.m. on November 14, 2001. Photographs of both Tomsha and Flaherty are available via e-mail from the Identification Division by calling (503) 823-0382.
Sgt. Pete Simpson