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Drug Dealer Arrested Near School in the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood

September 29, 2022 19:05

A drug dealer has been arrested for delivery of controlled substances to minors near Cleveland High School in the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood.

On Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 11:13a.m., a Central Precinct officer responded to a report of a missing 16-year-old female, who is a student at Cleveland High School. The officer learned that the female might be with an adult male named Jonathan Ash Clark, 42, of Portland. Clark had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

The officer requested additional resources, including the Narcotics and Organized Crime (NOC) Unit and Central Precinct Neighborhood Response Team (NRT). The investigation led officers to locate Clark near Southeast Powell Boulevard and Southeast 21st Avenue, where they arrested him. Further investigation revealed that Clark was selling drugs to other minors near Cleveland High.

The missing female was located safe.

Clark was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on char

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