On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, the Portland Police Bureau anticipated multiple planned demonstrations in the area of downtown Portland. By 7:30p.m., approximately 40 people were gathered at Chapman Square located at 210 Southwest Main Street.
At 8:15p.m., approximately 100 people were gathered near the Justice Center and blocked vehicular traffic in the intersection of Southwest 3rd Avenue / Southwest Main Street. A dumpster fire was started near the area. The fire was ultimately extinguished by a community member. Out of an abundance of caution, the doors of the Justice Center were locked to prevent unlawful entry into the building.
At approximately 9:50p.m., one person began breaking and spray painting the windows of a local coffee shop near the area of Southwest 4th Avenue /