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PPB Responding to Hostage Situation

July 04, 2022 16:50

Update 4:38 p.m.

The suspect in this incident has surrendered to SERT officers after successful negotiations by the Crisis Negotiation Team. Officers are in the process of clearing the scene and streets have been opened to through traffic. Investigators from the Special Victims Unit are taking the lead on this investigation and information on charges will be released after the suspect is booked into Multnomah County Jail later today.


Portland Negotiators and SERT are addressing an individual purported to be holding a hostage inside a residence.

On July 4, 2022, at approximately 12:01pm, East Precinct officers responded to the 3800 Block of Southeast 105th Avenue after being called to check on the welfare of a resident. After arriving, officers received information indicating this was a hostage situation. Officers consulted with the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT), who have sinc

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PPB in negotiations with armed, barricaded subject
July 04, 2022 04:12

Update - 3:49AM

NE Emerson St has been reopened to through traffic and officers have cleared the scene. The subject of this call was not lo

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Eastbank Esplanade Assault Results in Bias Crime Charges
July 02, 2022 23:04

An assault on the Eastbank Esplanade has resulted in the arrest of a suspect and Bias Crime charges.

On Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 3:45p.m.

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