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Recent Crime News
6 hrs ago | via OregonLive.com
Portland police identified a man who was shot near Legacy Emanuel Medical Center early Saturday morning as 20-year-old Esteban "Steve" Del Cid of Tualatin. Del Cid is in critical condition at a Portland hospital, and homicide detectives are working the case because of the very serious nature of Del Cid's injuries, police said. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via The Oregonian
Friends of a man who had just been shot early Saturday morning called 911 after they became lost looking for a hospital. Police found them just one block north of Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. Comment?
Thursday | via Portland Tribune
Portland police say a 25-year-old man arrested in connection with Wednesday afternoon's collision on Northeast Columbia Boulevard that killed a man may have been intoxicated at the time of the two-car accident. Traffic Division investigators booked Joshua James Vann into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of first-degree manslaughter, driving under the influence of intoxicants, second-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and reckless endangerment. Comment?
Thursday Feb 26 | via KATU-TV Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. Police arrested a 25-year-old man Thursday, accusing him of drunken driving that led to another driver's death Wednesday on Columbia Boulevard . Comment?
Thursday Feb 26 | via The Oregonian
Even in a city that has spent millions on bike-related infrastructure and earned the nickname Bike City U.S.A. , it's hard to catch a bike thief. It's even harder to prosecute one. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via WICU12 Erie
A Portland law firm filed six lawsuits on behalf of shoppers who said they suffered racial discrimination, false arrest and battery at stores around the Portland metro area. More than eight months after a store manager confronted her and accused her of shoplifting, Shaquoya Burns said she still feels the sting of his accusations. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via KREM-TV Spokane
A 44-year-old man continues his long road of recovery, after getting beaten with a brick and kicked in the head during a robbery in North Portland. Brick-beating victim still recovering; suspects at large A 44-year-old man continues his long road of recovery, after getting beaten with a brick and kicked in the head during a robbery in North Portland. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via FindLaw
Before ORTEGA, Presiding Judge, and SERCOMBE, Judge, and HADLOCK, Judge. Richard E. Oberdorfer argued the cause for appellant. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via The Columbian
A Portland woman who tried to rob two gas stations this past summer in east Vancouver was sentenced Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court to 60 days in jail. On Aug. 15, Catrina M. Jackson, 36, attempted to rob Snappy's Gas & Groceries, 10512 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., and Stop N Shop Market Shell Station, 4911 N.E. 112th Ave., prosecutors said. Comment?
Monday Feb 23 | via WANE-TV Fort Wayne
A 44-year-old man is to be arraigned Monday on allegations he intentionally tried to kill a man by maiming and torture, court records show. The indictment against David Ray Bartol alleges that on December 21, 2012, he tried to cause the death of Nicholas Remington. Comment?
Monday Feb 23 | via OregonLive.com
Portland police and Crime Stoppers of Oregon are offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest of a suspect in an assault and robbery in Northeast Portland in February. Police were called to North Fessenden Street and North Exeter Avenue on Feb. 14 on the report that Patrick Wheaton, 43, had been attacked and robbed by two men. Comment?
Friday Feb 20 | via Daily Mail
Man who won heroism medal for thwarting a bank robbery now charged with holding up a bank himself - and stealing $15,000 'Bank robber': Englishman Mark Rothwell, 49, has been charged with robbing a bank - despite having won a medal for foiling a similar hold-up in 2010 A man who was hailed as a community hero after thwarting a bank robbery by tackling the would-be thief to the ground has allegedly committed a hold-up of his own. Mark Rothwell, a 49-year-old Englishman, is accused of barging into a community bank in Portland, Oregon, with a 9mm handgun drawn. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via KATU-TV Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. Portland police arrested two 14-year-old boys Thursday in connection with a gang-related shooting at a KFC in Northeast Portland a little over two weeks ago. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Portland Tribune
Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team took the boys into custody without incident Thursday, Feb. 12, at Southeast 127th Avenue and East Burnside Street. Both were armed with semi-automatic handguns at the time of their arrest, according to police. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via OregonLive.com
Steven Young, 21, is sentenced for -- in the words of his defense attorney -- "wild escapades" in 2014 that included a night that ended with Young's friend shooting a Portland cop and killing a police dog. A 21-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for his role in a Southwest Portland crime spree that ended with an officer shot in both legs and his canine partner dead . Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via The Oregonian
Portland police cordoned off a Northeast Portland branch of Albina Community Bank on Wednesday afternoon after a robber got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Comment?
Monday Feb 16 | via The Oregonian
Portland police say a 57-year-old man stole between $25,000 and $30,000 in cash from the Overlook Restaurant on North Skidmore Street. Michael Lee Dizer is in custody in the downtown Portland jail after he was booked on allegations of first-degree aggravated theft, second-degree burglary, third-degree robbery, harassment and third-degree assault. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via The Oregonian
Bullet flies through bedroom window of North Portland teen - one of 180 shots fired in Portland over last six weeks As she was taking a shower, a bullet whizzed through her bedroom window and flew across her bed "right where she would have been sitting usually,'' her mother said. It lodged in the wall above the teen's nightstand, just below the photos of her friends and her Key Club certificate. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via KSWO
Astronomers have their own version of the single person's dilemma: Do you wait by the phone for a call from that certain someone? Or do you make the call yourself and risk getting shot down? Astronomers have their own version of the single person's dilemma: Do you wait by the phone for a call from that certain someone? Or do you make the call yourself and risk getting shot down? The fourth fatal police shooting since last summer in this agricultural city of 68,000 in southeastern Washington is drawing criticism and scrutiny from as far away as Mexico. A police officer involved in a deadly shooting in Washington state was a defendant in a federal civil-rights lawsuit the city of Pasco settled in 2013 for $100,000. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via NBC29
A person familiar with the decision says the Marlins have been ... . FILE - In this photo made using a fisheye lens, Teams Italy and Puerto Rico stand during the playing of the national anthems at the second-round elimination game of the World Baseball Classic at Marlins Park in Miami. Comment?
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