1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
June 13, 2003 00:00
During a short struggle, one of the officers struck Case who then fell to the ground and hit his head on either the pavement or the MAX tracks. One of the officers also dislocated a shoulder during the struggle. Both Case and the officer were transported to the hospital.
Detectives were called to the scene and are currently seeking anyone that may have seen the altercation with the officers or saw Case prior to his contact with the officers. Case is described as a white male, approximately six feet tall wearing dirty clothing. Case had the appearance of a transient. The Portland Police Bureau does not have a photograph of Case.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Brian Gross at (503) 823-0757 or Detective Paul Dolbey at (503) 823-0835.
This investigation is continuing.
Sgt. Pete Simpson