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Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood Homicide Victim Identified, Suspect Arrested (Photo)
February 24, 2023 13:52

*This version corrects the spelling of the victim's name in the text of the press release. We regret the error.*

The victim in Tuesday's ho

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Focused Intervention Team Makes Several Gun Seizures and Arrests (Photo)
February 23, 2023 19:36

On Saturday, January 21st at 5:17 p.m. Officers from the Focused Intervention Team (FIT) stopped a silver Honda sedan for a moving violation. The vehi

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UPDATE: Crash was Speed Racing, Driver Dies at Hospital (Photo)
February 20, 2023 09:54

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES OF VEHICLES ON FIRE

Investigators with Portland’s Traffic Investigations Unit (TIU) have determined this cras

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UPDATE #3: Cathedral Park Neighborhood Suspect Identified (Photo)
February 18, 2023 09:58

*This version adds the photo*

Brent B. Lusted, 63, of Portland, was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on four counts each o

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UPDATE: Driver Arrested for Fatal Speed Racing Crash
February 16, 2023 13:41

On August 27, 2022, 26-year-old Ashlee Diane McGill was killed after being struck by one of two cars that lost control while engaging in speed racing.

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Serial Assaulter Arrested, Additional Victims Sought (Photo)
February 15, 2023 12:02

Over the previous several weeks, Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit have been investigating a series of stranger assaults concentrated in the area

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PPB Seeks Input on Directives (Photo)
February 15, 2023 09:31

The Portland Police Bureau directs member action by establishing policies, procedures, and rules, as found within Directives. The Bureau is in the pro

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Missing Woman Located (Photo)
February 13, 2023 16:49

Jacqueline Alexander was recognized by a concerned citizen who saw the media release requesting assistance. Alexander was located in Gresham and retur

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UPDATE: Lents Neighborhood Stabbing Investigation Concludes
February 12, 2023 17:15

After analysis of evidence, interviews with witnesses, and an autopsy, it was determined that the injuries were self-inflicted. The medical examiner d

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Juvenile Arrested for Selling Drugs, Downtown Injury Shooting
February 07, 2023 17:05

On February 5, 2023, at 1:12 p.m., Central Precinct officers were dispatched to the intersection of Southwest 2nd Avenue and Southwest Morrison Street

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UPDATE: Mill Park Neighborhood Homicide Victim Identified (Photo)
February 07, 2023 14:35

The victim in this homicide is identified as 20-year-old Tyz’Juan James. The Medical Examiner confirmed the manner and cause of death to be homi

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Update: Suspect from Tactical Incident Identified (Photo)
February 07, 2023 09:07

The suspect in this incident is identified as 32-year-old Levi Jon Lapage. Lapage is charged with Attempting to Elude by Vehicle, Reckless Driving, At

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Major Crash Team Responding to Hit and Run Crash in North Portland
February 06, 2023 22:13

On 2/6/23 at approximately 8:41 p.m. officers from the North Precinct responded to North Victory Boulevard underneath Interstate 5 on a report of a pe

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PPB Officer Invited to State of the Union Address (Photo)
February 06, 2023 13:37

Rep. Lori Chavez-DeRemer (OR-05) has announced that she has invited Portland Police Officer Jordan Zaitz to attend the State of the Union Address as h

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Traffic #ALERT: Critical Injury Crash Being Investigated by the Major Crash Team
February 04, 2023 18:55

A crash that left one patient with critical, life-threatening injuries is being investigated by the Major Crash Team (MCT).

On Saturday, F

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Two Wrong Way Drunk Drivers Crash on I-5 in South Portland (Photo)
February 04, 2023 16:09

Two drunk drivers are facing charges after driving the wrong way on Interstate-5 freeway in South Portland this morning.

On Saturday, Febr

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UPDATE #2: Victim of Downtown Stabbing Identified
February 02, 2023 13:09

The victim of the downtown stabbing Tuesday is identified as Jonathan D. Bennett, 34. His family has been notified of his death, and is requesting pri

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Portland Police Memorial Vandalized (Photo)
February 02, 2023 13:08

On Wednesday, February 1, 2023, Portland Police took a criminal report regarding significant vandalism to the Portland Police Memorial on Waterfront P

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UPDATE #3: Armed Robbers Booked Into Jail
February 01, 2023 19:14

After the suspects were safely taken into custody, Major Crimes Unit Detectives, supported by members of the Forensic Evidence Division, served a sear

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Officers Injured During Dangerous Encounter
February 01, 2023 19:10

CORRECTION: This corrects the day of the week, which was misstated in the original release.

Two Portland Police Officers have been transpor

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UPDATE: Tow Driver Involved in Banfield Crash Located (Photo)
February 01, 2023 16:23

The tow truck driver responsible for hitting another tow truck driver on the side of the Banfield Freeway has been located thanks to news coverage of

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UPDATE: Suspect Who Prompted Evening Standoff Identified
February 01, 2023 13:26

The suspect in this case is identified as 30-year-old Christopher Sean O'Connor. O'Connor was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on the

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Woman Arrested, Charged with Murder (Photo)
January 31, 2023 13:07

On January 27, 2023, 43-year-old Janae T. Kelley was arrested by the US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force in Chandler, Arizona. Kelley is accused o

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Suspect Arrested for Attempted Murder After December Cully Neighborhood Shooting
January 28, 2023 17:20

A suspect is facing attempted murder and other charges for shooting at a man with a shotgun in the Cully Neighborhood last month.

On Decem

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UPDATE: Fatal Lents Neighborhood Crash, Pedestrian Identified
January 28, 2023 16:46

The pedestrian killed in the January 23, 2023 crash is identified as Mary L. Mark, 64, of Portland. Her family has been notified of her death.

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