Portland Police Cold Case Detectives Seek Information After Indictment

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March 10, 2021 18:35


Today the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office announced an indictment following investigations by the Portland Police Bureau Cold Case Homicide Detail, the Portland Police Bureau Homicide Detail, and the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office.


Portland Police arrested 53-year-old Christopher Lovrien May 4, 2020, on an indictment connected to the homicide of Mark Dribin, who had been reported missing in 1999. Detectives executed multiple search warrants at Lovrien's property in southeast Portland in May 2020, and found the remains of Kenneth Griffin there. The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office determined Griffin's death was a homicide. Lovrien was later indicted in Griffin's homicide.
Because of evidentiary items located on the premises during the May 6, 2020 search, the Detective Division is seeking help from the public regarding Lovrien and the possibility of additional victims of homicide.

Portland Police Bureau's Homicide and Cold Case Units recognize that the resolution of every murder case is important for the family and community. With the assistance of our partners at the Oregon State Police Forensic Laboratory, Bode Technology and the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office, we will continue to seek justice for those victims that have no voice.

Anyone with information about these cases, or any other cases that may involve Lovrien, is asked to contact Detective Brendan McGuire at (503) 823-0869 or Brendan.McGuire@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Scott Broughton at (503) 823-3774 or Scott.Broughton@portlandoregon.gov.
If anyone has information about any unsolved homicide, please e-mail crimetips@portlandoregon.gov .

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