Hit and Run with Serious Injuries, Suspect Arrested for Domestic Violence Assault

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November 21, 2020 16:42


A victim is in the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a car in a domestic violence crime.

On Friday, November 20, 2020 at 4:19 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to Southeast 105th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street on a report of a hit and run where a pedestrian was struck. Officers arrived and found an adult female victim injured in the street. She was transported to a hospital by ambulance.

Officers began an investigation and learned that the suspect was in a domestic relationship with the victim. They later located and arrested the suspect. The suspected vehicle used, a silver 2004 Infiniti, was seized as evidence.

Officers and detectives from the Portland Police Special Victims Unit responded to assume the investigation. They booked Julian D. Brooks, 25, of Portland into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of Assault in the First Degree and Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver with Injuries.

Call to Safety (CTS) provides access to advocacy services, including confidential peer support, information and referrals to community resources. Formally the Portland Women's Crisis Line, CTS' 24-hour crisis line can be reached at 503-235-5333, 1-888-235-5333, or https://calltosafety.org/

Additional, web-based resources are available from Multnomah County's Domestic Violence Coordinator's office: http://web.multco.us/dv

The Portland Police Bureau's Special Victim's Unit (SVU) provides officers and detectives with specialized training in the dynamics of domestic violence. This unit also operates jointly with Multnomah County's Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team (DVERT) on "high-lethality" cases of domestic violence (those cases with warning signs associated with the most severe and life-threatening cases of domestic violence).

Information on SVU is available at: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/35679



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