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Recent Crime News
Thursday Jul 12 | via The Oregonian
A car prowl suspect is believed to have stabbed a man who confronted him late Wednesday in Southeast Portland, police said. The apparent stabbing victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of what was thought to be a serious but non-life-threatening injury, according to Portland police. Comment?
Monday Jul 2 | via The Columbian
Officers responded to reports of gunfire in the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood and found a man inside a house who had been shot, police said. First responders rendered aid, but the man died while en route to a hospital, police said. Comment?
Saturday Jun 30 | via The Pordland Mercury
Early Friday morning, 45-year-old Jason Washington became the first person to be fatally shot by Portland State University 's newly-armed police force. According to friends and witnesses, Washington was trying to break up a fight outside of the Cheerful Tortoise bar on SW 6th and College St around 1:30 am Friday when a pair of PSU officers showed up. Comment?
Friday Jun 29 | via WBOC-TV Salisbury
The small gro... . In this Wednesday, June 27, 2018, photo, a small group of stay-at-home mothers, with children at their sides, work to organize an immigration rally in Portland, Ore. Comment?
Thursday Jun 28 | via Star Tribune
A new chant rose up as protesters, incensed by Saturday's fatal shooting of Thurman Junior Blevins by Minneapolis police, once again took to the streets Thursday night in north Minneapolis. A half dozen family members of Blevins, 31, spoke to a crowd of about 80 people gathered on a humid evening in the parking lot of the Cub Foods store at 701 W. Broadway. Comment?
Thursday Jun 28 | via VDARE
Jeff Sessions has has apparently had a fire lit under him and an Obama #DeepState holdover, L. Erik Patterson , is also feeling the heat on the rise of Antifa terrorism in Portland. " It's Going Down " refers not onlyto the Antifa terrorist front group that telegraphs and organizes various attacks by the black clad communists, but also the heating up of the once Cold, but soon to be Hot Civil War 2.0. As your correspondent pointed out earlier this week, Communists, always misidentified as anarchists and protesters, shut down the ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations office in Portland, OR. Comment?
Jun 12, 2018 | via OregonLive.com
Nicholas Devranos was arrested Monday on multiple counts of aggravated identity theft, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and burglary . A man suspected of identity theft was arrested Monday after fleeing on a motorized skateboard from one of five luxury apartments police say he was illegally renting. Comment?
Jun 6, 2018 | via The Oregonian
We are five residents of Northeast Portland who have all worked in homeless advocacy or other progressive causes. But we are motivated to speak out about a growing problem following the attempted murder of Portland father Kasey Lebechuck , who was stabbed 17 times after confronting a homeless person trying to set up a tent camp in his neighborhood. Comment?
Jun 5, 2018 | via Bike Portland
Just yards away from the horrific hit-and-run last month, and in a society where we are building walls around each other instead of breaking them down, a group of Portlanders plans to reboot a 50-year-old idea: A free, "inclusive Portland picnic". "In the wake of intense discord, we're gathering to connect," reads a media alert sent out by organizers. Comment?
Jun 3, 2018 | via Willamette Week
One year after police tactics at a downtown protest drew outrage and a lawsuit, Portland cops took a restrained approach to constraining brawls this evening between two groups of protesters who have become bitter political enemies. A result of that approach: Patriot Prayer protesters and their antifascist foes were emboldened to not only assault each other, but to menace passersby who tried to intervene. Comment?
May 31, 2018 | via SBWire
Home security solutions are concerned with residential security from several dangers such as burglaries, theft, and any other unethical practices. Home security solutions are electronic security systems that are used to monitor homes, living premises, and personal property. Comment?
May 30, 2018 | via The Oregonian
A Woodburn restaurant worker told police said she recruited a homeless man from Portland to help fake an armed robbery last week and scare a female coworker so the colleague's husband wouldn't let her open the business in the mornings by herself, court documents say. Chanh Boi Tran told Woodburn police that she didn't think it was fair to her friend Chung Liu Huang to work more than her husband and thought it was possibly dangerous for her to open Gina's Restaurant alone, according to a probable cause affidavit. Comment?
May 29, 2018 | via OregonLive.com
Kasey Lebechuck was coming home Sunday evening about 6 p.m. when he noticed a homeless man setting up camp near his Northeast Portland home. He approached the man and asked him to move. 1 comment
May 26, 2018 | via The Oregonian
A man suffered a serious but non-life threatening injury in an early Saturday morning shooting in Northwest Portland, police said. Officers responded to a report of gunfire near Northwest 6th Avenue and Northwest Everett Street at 1:15 a.m. Saturday. Comment?
May 25, 2018 | via The Pordland Mercury
John Elifritz inside the Cityteam shelter, shortly before being fatally shot by police. Still from video caught on the shelter's surveillance camera. Comment?
May 25, 2018 | via The Oregonian
Portland police on Friday released investigation reports and 16 videos gathered as evidence in the April 7 fatal shooting of John A. Elifritz inside a Southeast Portland homeless shelter. Videos came from at least four different cameras inside the shelter, from witnesses and surveillance cameras that captured part of Elifritz's alleged crime spree earlier that afternoon. Comment?
May 24, 2018 | via OregonLive.com
Gresham police suspect Brandon Ross is the "lollipop bandit," who is accused of robbing a Key Bank on May 22 while sucking on the candy.( It was around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday when police say Brandon Ross strolled into a Key Bank in Gresham, took a complimentary lollipop, placed it in his mouth and demanded money from a teller. Ross, 41, claimed there was a boy waiting in his car who would be shot if he didn't receive any cash. Comment?
May 24, 2018 | via KSWO
Longview police are on the scene of two wrecks in the city limits. One wreck, is at North Eastman and East Cotton. Comment?
May 24, 2018 | via KFVS12
The Mt Vernon Police Department and Ricks Towing were on the scene of a semi rollover crash on westbound Broadway. A picture is worth a thousand word, but one picture captured by a MAX bus driver captured tells a story of determination. Comment?