Multnomah Co. Sheriff's Office News via FlashAlert.Net

  • Missing person in Dodson landslide identified, search continues
    on January 13, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    The driver believed to be swept away by this morning’s landslide has been identified as Jennifer Camus Moore, 50, of the unincorporated community of Warrendale. Moore remains missing. Search efforts continue. The family is asking for privacy and does not wish to be contacted by the media at this time. Continue to follow these agencies for the latest information: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office on Twitter: @MultCoSO Oregon Department of Transportation on Twitter: @OregonDOT National Weather Service Portland on Twitter: @NWSPortland Columbia River Gorge Natural Scenic Area on Twitter: @CRGNSA Multnomah County Roads Department on Twitter: @MultCoRoads For the latest road conditions and closures on Oregon highways, visit TripCheck.com.

  • Drivers involved in double fatal crash last week identified
    on December 22, 2020 at 1:31 am

    On Monday, December 14, 2020, at approximately 7:03 a.m., Multnomah County Sheriff’s patrol deputies responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash near NE Glisan St. & West Ponds Dr. When deputies arrived, they found a Volkswagen Jetta and a Subaru Impreza with substantial damage. Both drivers were pronounced deceased on scene. Because of the severity of the crash, the East County Vehicular Crimes Team (ECVCT) responded to lead the investigation. ECVCT investigators determined the cars were traveling in opposite directions on NE Glisan Ave. when the driver of the Volkswagen crossed the center line into oncoming traffic, colliding with the Subaru. The driver of the Subaru has been identified as Robert Dean Clawson, 25, of Vancouver. The driver of the Volkswagen has been identified as Brandon Cortes-Cayetano, 19, of Portland. They were the only occupants in each of their vehicles. The investigation is ongoing, and no further comment can be made at this time. --- The East County Vehicle Crimes Team is comprised of specially trained law enforcement members from the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, Gresham Police Department and Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office. ECVCT is responsible for investigating serious or fatal vehicle crashes and crimes in Gresham, Fairview, Maywood Park, Troutdale, Wood Village and unincorporated Multnomah County. This is the 30th ECVCT activation and 25th and 26th deaths on roadways in these areas this year.