Suspect Arrested at Downtown Protest After Menacing People with a Firearm (Photo)

July 08, 2016 00:30


In the evening hours of Thursday July 7, 2016, Central Precinct officers arrested a 36-year-old man armed with a handgun after he menaced people during a demonstration in Downtown Portland.

Michael Strickland was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Menacing and Disorderly Conduct in the Second Degree. He'll be arraigned on Friday July 8 in Multnomah County Court.

The Police Bureau would like to hear from anyone who personally witnessed Strickland's behavior or has pictures or video to share. Any tips should be emailed to and they will be shared with an investigator.



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