UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed in April 28 Hit-and-Run Identified
May 31, 2023 14:59

The pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run on April 28 in the Montavilla Neighborhood was identified as Robert B. Ketchum, 62, of Portland. His family has

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Busy Holiday Weekend Results in Numerous Major Calls, Significant Arrests (Photo)
May 30, 2023 14:01

Officers, Sergeants, Detectives, and Criminalists at the Portland Police Bureau had numerous major calls, significant arrests, and gun seizures during

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Crash Investigation Underway In Northeast Portland
May 30, 2023 01:40

On Monday, May 29, 2023, at 10:26 p.m., officers from the North Precinct responded to a crash at the intersection of Northeast Columbia Boulevard and

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Motorcycle Rider Dies After April 30 Crash on SE Foster Rd
May 29, 2023 12:01

A motorcyclist injured in a crash on April 30 has died.

On Sunday, April 30, 2023, at 12:45a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a rep

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UPDATE: Hit and Run Victim Identified
May 29, 2023 12:01

The woman killed in a hit-and-run crash on May 24 is identified as Lara C. Morrow, 35, of Portland. Her family has been notified of her death.

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Traffic #ALERT: Single-Vehicle Crash with Life Threatening Injuries Closes N Marine Dr
May 28, 2023 05:51

A crash on North Marine Drive leaves one man with life threatening injuries and another seriously injured.

On Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 11:

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Traffic #ALERT: Motorcycle-Involved Crash Leaves One Deceased in the Hazelwood Neighborhood
May 28, 2023 03:01

A crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle has left one deceased and another seriously injured in the Hazelwood Neighborhood.

On Su

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PPB's Human Trafficking Unit Selected for Demonstration Site (Photo)
May 26, 2023 14:59

PPB’s Human Trafficking Unit has been selected to serve as a demonstration site by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and

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Public Assistance Requested Identifying and Locating Robbery Suspect (Photo)
May 26, 2023 14:01

A robbery suspect is being sought by detectives, and the Portland Police Bureau is requesting assistance from the public.

On Sunday, Apri

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Suspect in Goose Hollow Apartment Fire Arrested, Charged with Arson (Photo)
May 25, 2023 21:08

A suspect in a large Goose Hollow Neighborhood apartment fire has been arrested and charged with arson and other crimes.

On May 16, 2023,

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Missing Woman's Remains Located in the Pleasant Valley Neighborhood, Death Investigation Underway (Photo)
May 25, 2023 16:01

Remains of a woman missing from Gresham were found in Portland, and a death investigation is underway.

On February 19, 2023, the Portland

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PPB to Participate in Safety Belt and Child Seat Awareness Campaign (Photo)
May 24, 2023 14:01

Portland Police Traffic Officers will join other law enforcement officers from around the state in educating the public regarding safety belt and chil

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Shooting Homicide Investigation in North Tabor Neighborhood
May 24, 2023 12:59

A man has died after a shooting in the North Tabor Neighborhood.

Today, Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 9:18 a.m., East Precinct officers were

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Stolen Vehicle Operation Leads to Discovery of Chop Shop (Photo)
May 24, 2023 10:53

On May 12 and May 19, 2023, the Portland Police Bureau’s East Precinct partnered with the Gresham Police Department and the Multnomah County Dis

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Victim in Roseway Neighborhood Shooting Identified
May 22, 2023 17:30

The victim in this Roseway Neighborhood shooting is identified as 19-year-old Savon Marquis Davis. The Medical Examiner confirmed his manner and cause

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UPDATE#2: Victim in Cully Neighborhood Homicide Identified
May 20, 2023 16:05

The victim in the May 14th Cully Neighborhood homicide is identified as Jose Valentin Perez, 30, of Portland. His family has been notified of his deat

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UPDATE: Victim in Portsmouth Neighborhood Homicide Identified (Photo)
May 16, 2023 14:13

This update is to add two additional pictures of Kenny Martinez provided by his family, and to correct his age. Martinez was several weeks away from h

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UPDATE: Major Crash Team Activation For Fatal Motorcycle Crash
May 16, 2023 11:30

An investigation has determined that although the motorcycle and rider were found on Southeast Water Avenue, the rider was initially traveling southbo

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School Shooting Threat Leads to Arrest (Photo)
May 15, 2023 20:16

On May 15, 2023, just before 4:00 p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to Creative Science School (1231 Southeast 92nd Avenue) on reports that

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Numerous Fatal Drug Overdoses Raise Concerns About Dangerous Batch
May 14, 2023 22:23

The Portland Police Bureau is alerting the community of a potentially dangerous batch of drugs circulating the street marketplace. Since Friday, May 1

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Eight People Injured, 1 Killed, By Gunfire in Portland Overnight
May 14, 2023 17:27

At least nine people were struck or otherwise injured by gunfire in Portland overnight, leaving one dead and several hurt.

On Saturday, Ma

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Pedestrian Involved in April 25th Crash Dies
May 14, 2023 02:08

A pedestrian involved in a crash last month has died.

On Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 5:21a.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a

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Woman Dies After Tuesday, May 9 Collision With Vehicle
May 14, 2023 02:08

A woman died at the hospital after being in a collision with a vehicle last week.

On Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 1:23p.m., a North Precinct of

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Three People Injured in a Bar Shooting in Lloyd Neighborhood
May 14, 2023 01:31

Three people suffered injuries after a shooting in a bar in the Lloyd District Neighborhood.

On Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 12:04a.m., North P

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UPDATE: Man Killed in SE Portland Crash Identified
May 13, 2023 16:31

The man who died in the May 11 southeast Portland crash is identified as Daniel Q. London, 19, of Portland. His family has been notified of his death.

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Pedestrian Safety Crosswalk Mission Nets 25 Citations, 27 Warnings, 1 Arrest (Photo)

May 14, 2020 11:32


On May 13, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division conducted a pedestrian safety crosswalk mission, focusing on the intersection of Northeast Halsey Street and Northeast 106th Avenue. This intersection is a posted 20 miles per hour zone.

During this traffic mission officers patrolled on motorcycles and utilized a decoy. The decoy, who is a PPB traffic officer, was able to identify when the driver did not stop for a pedestrian. The decoy also observed if the drivers were not wearing their seat belts or were using cell phones at the time of the incident.

Traffic officers issued a total of 25 citations, 27 written warnings, and one arrest.

During the mission a motorcyclist eluded traffic officers when they attempted to stop him for excessive speed. Officers did not pursue the vehicle, however after broadcasting the information the motorcycle was spotted by officers in the area of Northeast 102 Avenue and Northeast Fremont Street. Officers found the vehicle had crashed and the driver fled on foot. A perimeter was established and the rider was located and arrested after refusing medical treatment.

36-year-old Christopher D. Hensley (photo) was arrested for Reckless Driving, Attempting to Elude Police Officer (vehicle), Attempting to Elude Police Officer (foot), and Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver. Hensley was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center.

The Traffic Division will be conducting future enforcement missions as staffing allows.

The Portland Police Bureau is committed to working with our partners in government and the community to create safer streets and work towards reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic fatalities as part of Vision Zero.

To learn more about the City of Portland's Vision Zero effort, please visit: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/40390



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