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December 07, 2001 00:00


Portland Police have identified a suspect in the theft of Red Cross donation boxes. The suspect has been identified as 44-year-old Duane Arthur Lamotte. Lamotte was arrested for Robbery in the Third Degree after he struggled with convenience stores employees to retain control of a Red Cross Donation box. The convenience store was located in Washington County. Lamotte is currently in the Washington County Jail.

A photograph of the Lamotte is available from the Portland Police Bureau Identification Division at (503) 823-0382.

At this time Lamotte has not been charged with any of the thefts that occurred in Multnomah County.


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