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January 16, 2002 00:00


On January 16, 2002, at 8:30 a.m., Officers from Portland Police Bureau’s Southeast Precinct arrested 54-year-old Michael Bortin on a murder warrant from the State of California. Law enforcement officials from the State of California were present during the arrest of Bortin. Bortin was arrested without incident and has been lodged in the Justice Center Jail. Arraignment is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on January 17, 2002.

The Sacramento Sheriff’s Office has asked that all media questions be directed to Sgt. J. Lewis, Public Information Officer for the Sheriff’s office at (916) 874-5021.

At the request of the Sacramento Sheriff’s Office, Bortin’s photograph will not be released.


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



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