PPB Officers Arrest Suspect in Carjacking, Shooting

Portland Police Badge
Portland Police Badge



November 20, 2023 16:46

  

Portland Police officers, alongside partner agencies, apprehended a suspect in a crime spree that stretched from Downtown Portland to Columbia County.

On Monday, November 20, 2023, at approximately 8:40 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to reports of a carjacking in the area of Southwest 9th Avenue and Southwest Alder Street. Through the investigation, officers determined a suspect took a vehicle by strong-arming the driver.

Using the vehicle’s GPS device, officers tracked it into Washington County, back into Multnomah County, and then into Columbia County. At a business just inside the Columbia County line, the suspect was involved in a shooting. The suspect attempted a second carjacking before jumping in the original vehicle and taking off.

As the vehicle returned to Multnomah County on Highway 30, officers saw it veer into oncoming traffic at speeds of up to 80 mph. Officers used spike strips and other pursuit intervention techniques to stop the vehicle. The driver, identified as Buomkouth J. Chuol, 28, was taken into custody.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to email crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 23-301517.

###PPB###

*************



Email News Releases

Get News Releases from the PPB directly to your inbox.

Open Data Portal

Datasources from the Portland Police Bureau.

Social Media

Social Media and Podcasts from PPB.


Media Relations

Police Media Resources

Strategic Communications Unit
PPBPIO@police.portlandoregon.gov
Phone: 503-823-0830
1111 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97204


Recent Headlines:


PPB News Archives


      Instagram      

© OpenStreetMap contributors