PPB Investigating Numerous Overdoses Involving Juveniles
September 28, 2023 09:44

The Portland Police Bureau wants to warn the community about a concerning number of juvenile overdoses in recent months. PPB’s Narcotics and Org

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Homicide Investigation Underway in the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood
September 28, 2023 08:06

A homicide investigation is underway in the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood.

On Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 4:24a.m., Central Precinct

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Multi-Agency Mission Yields Stolen Vehicles, Arrests (Photo)
September 26, 2023 16:16

On Saturday, September 23, 2023, members of East Precinct conducted a Stolen Vehicle Operation (SVO) in and around Portland International Airport. As

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Human Trafficking Mission Results in 12 Arrests (Photo)
September 26, 2023 13:16

The Portland Police Bureau and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office completed a fourth human trafficking mission in East Multnomah County on Se

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Central Precinct Officers Locate and Arrest Stabbing Suspect (Photo)
September 23, 2023 17:29

Central Precinct Officers located and arrested a stabbing suspect attempting to escape after a fight in a bar.

On Friday, September 22, 202

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UPDATE #2: Suspect Arrested for Murder of Brandon Lockwood (Photo)
September 23, 2023 11:11

A suspect is in custody facing a murder charge related to the August 11th homicide of Brandon Lockwood in the Sunderland Neighborhood.


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UPDATE: "Baby Precious" Identified, Suspect Indicted After Cold Case Investigation (Photo)
September 21, 2023 12:29

“Baby Precious,” a newborn infant girl who was found deceased over a decade ago, has been identified, and a suspect has been arrested rela

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UPDATE #2: Bicyclist Killed in Crash on North Portland Road Identified
September 20, 2023 18:16

The bicyclist killed in the Tuesday morning crash in North Portland is identified as Jason M. Ruhmshottel, 43, of Portland. His family has been notifi

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Car Crashed Into Bridge Pillar. Major Crash Team Responding (Photo)
September 17, 2023 17:15

On Sunday, September 17, 2023, at 3:09 p.m., officers from the Central Precinct were dispatched to a crash on Southeast Martin Luther King Jr. Bouleva

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Correction: Major Crash Team Responding to SE 82nd Ave for Pedestrian Struck
September 17, 2023 08:11

Correction: The pedestrian struck in this incident sustained life threatening injuries but remains in critical condition at an area hospital. The Bure

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Human trafficking mission results in 10 arrests (Photo)
September 16, 2023 15:29

The Portland Police Bureau and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office criminally charged ten men during a joint human trafficking mission in east

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East Precinct Arrests Suspect Vandalizing Police Facility (Photo)
September 16, 2023 12:38

A suspect is facing a felony criminal mischief charge after causing significant damage to the Portland Police Bureau’s East Precinct this mornin

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PPB Hires New Public Information Manager (Photo)
September 15, 2023 12:15

The Portland Police Bureau has hired Mike Benner as its new Public Information Manager. Benner has approximately 20 years of experience in communicati

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UPDATE: Aubrey Brandvold Found, Returned Home Safe (Photo)
September 14, 2023 19:06

Aubrey Brandvold was located safe and returned home today. The Portland Police Bureau is grateful for the numerous community tips we received, and for

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Security Officer Arrested After Stabbing a Victim in the Hazelwood Neighborhood
September 14, 2023 12:15

A suspect working as a security officer is facing an assault charge after stabbing a victim in the Hazelwood Neighborhood.

On Wednesday, S

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UPDATE #2: Suspect Arrested in May 12 Murder of Kenny Martinez (Photo)
September 13, 2023 18:16

The suspect in the May 12, 2023 murder of Kenny Martinez has been arrested.

On Wednesday, September 13, 2023, United States Marshals arres

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UPDATE: Humboldt Neighborhood Homicide Victim Identified (Photo)
September 12, 2023 14:14

The victim of the August 28 homicide in the Humboldt Neighborhood has been identified as Edilio Thorpe Barrera V, 34. His family has been notified of

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UPDATE #2: Suspect in Downtown Stabbings Indicted on Numerous Charges (Photo)
September 08, 2023 19:46

The suspect in two downtown stabbings, Moctezuma Garcia, was indicted today by a Grand Jury on numerous felony charges.

On Friday, Septembe

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Motorcyclist in Fatal Crash Identified
September 06, 2023 15:29

The driver of the motorcycle who died in this crash is identified as Daniel Perkins, 37. His family has been notified of his death.

The c

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Serial Rapist Arrested, Detectives Seek Information about Additional Crimes (Photo)
September 06, 2023 15:14

A serial rapist is facing 17 charges including first degree rape and kidnapping, and detectives are requesting information about other potential crime

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Officer Involved Crash. Major Crash Team Responding
September 04, 2023 20:14

On Monday, September 4, 2023, at 6:57 p.m., an officer from the East Precinct was responding to assist another officer with a domestic violence call w

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UPDATE: MAX Stabbing Suspect Charged with Assault, Bias Crime, Robbery (Photo)
September 03, 2023 00:30

The suspect in the stabbing of two juveniles on a light rail train is being charged with assault, bias crime, and robbery.

Shortly after d

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UPDATE: Driver Killed in Parkrose Neighborhood Crash Identified
September 02, 2023 12:59

The driver who died in the Parkrose Neighborhood crash Friday is identified as Terrelle L. Tucker, 39, of Portland. His family has been notified of hi

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Officers Interrupt Shooting, Gun Recovered, Shooting Under Investigation in the Centennial Neighborhood (Photo)
September 02, 2023 12:35

East Precinct Officers interrupted a shooting and recovered a stolen firearm in the Centennial Neighborhood.

On Saturday, September 2, 202

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UPDATE: Suspect Charged with Attempted Murder After Vehicular Assault
August 26, 2023 18:16

The driver in this morning’s Cully Neighborhood crash is facing attempted murder and other charges.

The initial investigation indica

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Suspect In June 2 Homicide Investigation Arrested (Photo)

September 05, 2018 21:20


On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, members of the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Homicide Detail and Detective Coordination Team arrested 68-year-old Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy at her Washington County home. Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy was arrested in connection to the murder of 63-year-old Daniel C. Brophy.

This investigation began on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 8:30 a.m., when Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting with one person injured at the Oregon Culinary Institute, located at 1701 Southwest Jefferson Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim inside the building. Life-saving efforts were performed on the victim but they were not successful.

Based on information learned during the investigation, detectives believe Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy is the suspect in Daniel C. Brophy's murder.

Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy was lodged at the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Murder and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy will be arraigned in Multnomah County Court on Thursday, September 6, 2018.

Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should contact Detective Darren Posey at 503-823-0403 or Darren.Posey@portlandoregon.gov



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