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Crime Stoppers Tip Leads to Arrest of Murder Suspect in Northwest Portland (Photo)

December 14, 2017 14:20


On Thursday December 14, 2017, Portland Police Bureau Central Precinct officers arrested a wanted murder suspect after an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers of Oregon led police to find the suspect in Northwest Portland.

The suspect, 30-year-old Tyler Wayne Nees, was arrested near Northwest 23rd Avenue and Lovejoy Street. After the arrest, officers discovered Nees was in possession of a realistic-looking replica firearm in his waistband.

Nees was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Murder and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Nees is also being held on a charge of Possession of Methamphetamine (felony) and a parole violation. Nees will be arraigned on Friday in Multnomah County Court.

This investigation started on Saturday December 2, 2017, at 1:55 a.m., when East Pre

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