Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

Police Bureau

Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve.

Phone: 503-823-0000

Fax: 503-823-0342

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Public Information Office
Public Information Office List | Login | Sign Up  
 View Item

Crime Stoppers for the Week of January 6, 2003

January 09, 2003 00:00


The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers, is asking for your help in locating and apprehending Michael Alvin Schmale. Felony arrest warrants, on file in Clackamas County and extraditable nationwide, charge Schmale with Aggravated Theft in the First Degree, Forgery in the First Degree and Computer Crime and Identity Theft. In addition, Multnomah County also holds a warrant for Schmale's arrest on a charge of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants.

The charges in Clackamas County stem from Schmale acting as a bookkeeper at his father's small family owned business. There, he embezzled money and failed to pay both income taxes and debts for the business. Total loss is over $60,000.

Michael Alvin Schmale is a 26-year old white male with a date of birth of September 29, 1976. Schmale is 6'0" tall and weighs 165 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. Schmale likes to frequent bars and play video poker. He may be driving a red 1989 Ford 4X4 pickup with Oregon plates QCS 924.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, which leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony crime, and you need not give your name. Call Crime Stoppers at (503) 823-HELP.


Media Relations:
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Desk: 503-823-0830
Pager: 503-790-1779

Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204



   More »