Monday, January 22, 2018

UPDATE #3: Victim Identified in Sunday Evening Homicide Investigation (Photo)

UPDATE #3: VICTIM IDENTIFIED IN SUNDAY EVENING HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION (PHOTO)


News Release from Portland Police Bureau
Posted on FlashAlert: January 22nd, 2018 4:00 PM
Downloadable file: Aaron Birt
The deceased victim of a shooting that occurred Sunday evening near Southwest 4th Avenue and Southwest Stark Street has been identified as 30-year-old Ellante Davone Williams of Portland. The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office determined Williams died of homicidal violence as a result of a gunshot injury.

Anyone with information about this investigation should contact Detective Vince Cui at 503-823-0449 or Vince.Cui@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Brad Clifton at 503-823-0696 or Brad.Clifton@portlandoregon.gov

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information about any unsolved homicide is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500. Information about any other unsolved felony crime is eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.

Online at https://www.p3tips.com/823

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

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The suspect taken into custody in connection to a death investigation that occurred Sunday evening near Southwest Stark Street and Southwest 4th Avenue is 24-year-old Aaron Drake Birt not Aaron Drake Brit.

The Police Bureau regrets this mistake.

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The victim found injured after officers responded to the report of gunfire at the intersection of Southwest 4th Avenue and Southwest Stark Street on Sunday evening has died of injuries sustained during the incident. The adult male victim's identity and cause of death will be released after a member of the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office performs an autopsy. The autopsy is scheduled for Monday, January 22, 2018.

The suspect that was taken into custody near Southwest 3rd Avenue and Southwest Morrison Street in connection to this investigation has been identified as 24-year-old Aaron Birt. Birt was lodged at the Multnomah County Jail on one charge of Murder, a parole violation for a previous conviction of Robbery in the Second Degree and a United States Marshals Service Hold.

Detectives continue this investigation. Anyone with information about Brit or this incident should contact Detective Vince Cui at 503-823-0449 or Vince.Cui@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Brad Clifton at 503-823-0696 or Brad.Clifton@portlandoregon.gov

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Investigators with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Homicide Detail continue an investigation near the intersection of Southwest Stark Street and Southwest 4th Avenue.

Central Precinct officers arrived at the crime scene at approximately 5:40 p.m. and located an adult male victim inside a vehicle parked at the intersection of Southwest Stark Street and Southwest 4th Avenue. Emergency medical personnel responded to the victim's location and transported him by ambulance to an area hospital. The victim is in critical condition.

During the initial investigation, officers have detained one person thought to be involved in this incident. The suspect was contacted and taken into custody near Southwest 3rd Avenue and Southwest Morrison Street without incident.

Officers canvassed the area and located evidence of gunfire near the vehicle in which the victim was located.

The area near this crime scene will remain closed to pedestrian and vehicle traffic for the next three to four hours.

Investigators do not believe there is an immediate danger to the public based on information learned at this time in the investigation.

Anyone with information about this investigation should contact Detective Vince Cui at 503-823-0449 or Vince.Cui@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Brad Clifton at 503-823-0696 or Brad.Clifton@portlandoregon.gov

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On Sunday, January 21, 2018, at 5:37 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire near the intersection of Southwest 4th Avenue and Southwest Stark Street.

Initial information suggests officers responded to the report of gunfire after a witness contacted 9-1-1. When officers arrived at the location they located an injured person. The injured person was transported to an area hospital by ambulance. The victim is receiving medical treatment and is believed to be in critical condition.

Members from the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Homicide Detail and Forensic Evidence Division, and Multnomah County District Attorney's Office are responding to the scene to assist with this investigation.

Vehicle and pedestrian traffic will be closed on Southwest 4th Avenue between Southwest Washington Street and Southwest Pine Street.

Interested media should respond to the southwest corner of Southwest 4th Avenue and Southwest Washington Street. The Public Information Officer (PIO) is responding to the location, ETA 45 minutes.

Anyone with information about this investgiation should contact the Portland Police Bureau non-emergency line at 503-823-3333.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information about any unsolved homicide is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500. Information about any other unsolved felony crime is eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.

Online at https://www.p3tips.com/823

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

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UPDATE: Three Suspects Arrested in Connection to Sunday Evening Robbery (Photo)

UPDATE: THREE SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO SUNDAY EVENING ROBBERY (PHOTO)


News Release from Portland Police Bureau
Posted on FlashAlert: January 22nd, 2018 2:47 PM
Downloadable file: Kobe B Cordray
Downloadable file: Lamarr J Luster
Officers arrested 19-year-old Lamarr Juan Luster Jr, 20-year-old Kobe Branden Cordray, and 17-year-old Angelo Dewayne Luster on Sunday evening near Northeast 99th Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

This investigation began when officers responded to investigate a robbery at the Neighborhood Market, located at 9061 Northeast Sandy Boulevard. During the investigation officers learned the suspects had left in a white Ford Excursion. A description of the Ford Excursion was broadcast to responding officers. Port of Portland and East Precinct officers located a white Ford Excursion at a gas station near the intersection of Northeast 99th Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

The responding officers performed a traffic stop on the Ford Excursion and its occupants. During the traffic stop officers observed additional information that suggested the occupants in the vehicle were involved in the recent armed robbery at the Neighborhood Market. Lamarr J. Luster Jr, Kobe B. Cordray and Angelo D. Luster were directed out of the Ford Excursion and placed into custody.

Lamarr J. Luster Jr Kobe B. Cordray were both lodged at the Multnomah County Jail. They were each charged with two counts of Robbery in the First Degree and two counts of Robbery in the Second Degree. Angelo D. Luster was lodged at the Donald E. Long Detention Home on charges of Robbery in the First Degree and Robbery in the Second Degree. Lamarr and Cordray will be arraigned on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

Detectives continue to investigate this robbery and believe Lamarr J. Luster Jr, Kobe B. Cordray and Angelo D. Luster may be involved in additional robberies in the Portland metropolitan area. Anyone with information about Lamarr J. Luster Jr, Kobe B. Cordray and Angelo D. Luster should contact Detective William Winters at 503-823-0466 or William.Winters@portlandoregon.gov

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On Sunday, January 21, 2018, at 8:14 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a robbery at the Neighborhood Market, located at 9061 Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

Officers arrived at the market and learned two suspects entered the location and demanded money while one of the suspects brandished a firearm. The suspects obtained an undisclosed amount of cash. While leaving the location a suspect fired a handgun at the victim. The victim was not struck by the gunfire.

Responding officers searched the neighborhood but did not locate anyone matching the suspects' description. The suspects were described as two black males.

There are no surveillance images available for public release at this time.

Investigators with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Robbery Detail have responded to assist with this investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective William Winters with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Robbery Detail at 503-823-0466 or William.Winters@portlandoregon.gov

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information about any unsolved homicide is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500. Information about any other unsolved felony crime is eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.

Online at https://www.p3tips.com/823

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

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Vehicle crashes into Green Food Mart in Boring in failed ATM theft attempt; tips sought (Photo) *CORRECTION*

VEHICLE CRASHES INTO GREEN FOOD MART IN BORING IN FAILED ATM THEFT ATTEMPT; TIPS SOUGHT (PHOTO) *CORRECTION*


News Release from Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted on FlashAlert: January 22nd, 2018 1:57 PM
Downloadable file: Front of building
CORRECTION:

The release should be corrected to read that the ATM inside the store was stolen.






Please reference CCSO Case # 18-2066

At approximately 3:05 a.m. on Monday, January 22, 2018, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report that a vehicle had crashed into Green Food Mart (28190 SE Hwy. 212, Boring).

By the time deputies arrived, the vehicle was gone.

Deputies investigated, and determined that unknown person(s) had tried -- unsuccessfully -- to steal the ATM located inside the store.

Photos of the damaged storefront are attached

TIPS SOUGHT

The Sheriff's Office is seeking additional information in this case. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Sheriff's Office Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at https://web3.clackamas.us/contact/tip.jsp . Please reference CCSO Case # 18-2066.

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County seeks applicants for one seat on Civil Service Commission

COUNTY SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR ONE SEAT ON CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION


News Release from Clark Co. WA Communications
Posted on FlashAlert: January 22nd, 2018 1:13 PM
Vancouver, Wash. - Clark County is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Civil Service Commission for the Sheriff's Office.

Created under RCW 41.14, the five-member commission is required to oversee certain employment and personnel matters. The primary focus is to ensure that pre-employment testing and hiring are fair, valid and non-discriminatory. The commission also presides over appeal hearings.

Civil Service commissioners are appointed by the Clark County Council.

The vacant seat is an at large position open to residents throughout Clark County. The term will begin when the seat is filled and will end Dec. 31, 2023.

The Civil Service Commission meets monthly, or more often as needed, for two to four hours. Members typically meet during regular business hours.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens, registered to vote in Clark County, and have lived in the county for at least two years. They must show an ability to balance interests of job applicants, current employees and the Sheriff's Office to ensure effective law enforcement services. Education and experience in personnel administration and/or law enforcement are highly valued.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current résumé to the Civil Service Commission, Clark County Human Resources, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver 98666-5000. Deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The commission will review applications, call for interviews and make recommendations to the council.

The county also will accept applications by fax at 360.397.2457 or by email to leslie.harringtonsmith@clark.wa.gov.
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CORRECTION: Victim Injured Near SW 4th Ave and SW Stark St Dies (Photo)

CORRECTION: VICTIM INJURED NEAR SW 4TH AVE AND SW STARK ST DIES (PHOTO)


News Release from Portland Police Bureau
Posted on FlashAlert: January 22nd, 2018 12:37 PM
Downloadable file: Aaron Birt
The suspect taken into custody in connection to a death investigation that occurred Sunday evening near Southwest Stark Street and Southwest 4th Avenue is 24-year-old Aaron Drake Birt not Aaron Birt.

The Police Bureau apologizes for this mistake.

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###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW###

The victim found injured after officers responded to the report of gunfire at the intersection of Southwest 4th Avenue and Southwest Stark Street on Sunday evening has died of injuries sustained during the incident. The adult male victim's identity and cause of death will be released after a member of the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office performs an autopsy. The autopsy is scheduled for Monday, January 22, 2018.

The suspect that was taken into custody near Southwest 3rd Avenue and Southwest Morrison Street in connection to this investigation has been identified as 24-year-old Aaron Birt. Birt was lodged at the Multnomah County Jail on one charge of Murder, a parole violation for a previous conviction of Robbery in the Second Degree and a United States Marshals Service Hold.

Detectives continue this investigation. Anyone with information about Brit or this incident should contact Detective Vince Cui at 503-823-0449 or Vince.Cui@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Brad Clifton at 503-823-0696 or Brad.Clifton@portlandoregon.gov

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Investigators with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Homicide Detail continue an investigation near the intersection of Southwest Stark Street and Southwest 4th Avenue.

Central Precinct officers arrived at the crime scene at approximately 5:40 p.m. and located an adult male victim inside a vehicle parked at the intersection of Southwest Stark Street and Southwest 4th Avenue. Emergency medical personnel responded to the victim's location and transported him by ambulance to an area hospital. The victim is in critical condition.

During the initial investigation, officers have detained one person thought to be involved in this incident. The suspect was contacted and taken into custody near Southwest 3rd Avenue and Southwest Morrison Street without incident.

Officers canvassed the area and located evidence of gunfire near the vehicle in which the victim was located.

The area near this crime scene will remain closed to pedestrian and vehicle traffic for the next three to four hours.

Investigators do not believe there is an immediate danger to the public based on information learned at this time in the investigation.

Anyone with information about this investigation should contact Detective Vince Cui at 503-823-0449 or Vince.Cui@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Brad Clifton at 503-823-0696 or Brad.Clifton@portlandoregon.gov

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###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW###

On Sunday, January 21, 2018, at 5:37 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire near the intersection of Southwest 4th Avenue and Southwest Stark Street.

Initial information suggests officers responded to the report of gunfire after a witness contacted 9-1-1. When officers arrived at the location they located an injured person. The injured person was transported to an area hospital by ambulance. The victim is receiving medical treatment and is believed to be in critical condition.

Members from the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Homicide Detail and Forensic Evidence Division, and Multnomah County District Attorney's Office are responding to the scene to assist with this investigation.

Vehicle and pedestrian traffic will be closed on Southwest 4th Avenue between Southwest Washington Street and Southwest Pine Street.

Interested media should respond to the southwest corner of Southwest 4th Avenue and Southwest Washington Street. The Public Information Officer (PIO) is responding to the location, ETA 45 minutes.

Anyone with information about this investgiation should contact the Portland Police Bureau non-emergency line at 503-823-3333.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information about any unsolved homicide is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500. Information about any other unsolved felony crime is eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.

Online at https://www.p3tips.com/823

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

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Sandy & Estacada Police Log - 01/18/2018-01/21/2018

SANDY & ESTACADA POLICE LOG - 01/18/2018-01/21/2018


News Release from Sandy Police Dept.
Posted on FlashAlert: January 22nd, 2018 9:08 AM
Sandy & Estacada Police Log - 01/18/2018-01/21/2018

ESTACADA:

18-0093

On 01/18/2018 at about 0814 hrs., a parent of a student who attends Estacada High School reported a theft of a cell phone. There are no suspect/s at this time.

18-0105

On 01/20/2018 at about 1838 hrs., Jennifer L. Phipps, (42, of Eagle Creek), was stopped for traffic violations. During the encounter, she was observed driving her vehicle into a ditch near the corner of SE Eagle Creek Road and SE Rivermill Road. She was cited for speeding and using a cell phone while driving, and was arrested for DUII and Reckless Driving. She was lodged at the Clackamas County Jail on $5,000 bail.

SANDY:

18-0094

On 01/18/2018 at 1014 hrs., police responded to a report of a burglary in the 19000 block of Wellesley Avenue. A report was taken.

18-0095

On 01/18/2018 at 1400 hrs., Larry Y. Zhu (35, of Sandy) was arrested at the Sandy Police Department on a warrant for failing to appear on a theft charge. He was transported to Clackamas County Jail, where he was lodged on $2500 bail.

18-0102

On 01/19/2018 at about 1933 hrs., police responded to a welfare check request in the 15000 block of Bachelor Avenue. A report was taken and will be referred to DHS.

18-0103

On 01/20/2018 at about 1457 hrs., police responded to the intersection of Highway 26 and Wolf Drive regarding a motor vehicle crash. One party was cited for following too closely.

18-0104

On 01/20/2018 at 1721 hrs., police stopped a vehicle in the 36000 block of Highway 26 for a traffic violation. The driver was found to have a suspended driver license. He was cited for this, and for Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device. The vehicle was towed.

18-0106

On 01/20/2018 at about 2032 hrs., police contacted a juvenile for posession of alcohol and marijuana at Sandy High School. A report was taken and will be forwarded to the juvenile department.

18-0107

On 01/20/2018 at about 2116 hrs., police contacted a juvenile for being under the influence of alcohol at Sandy High School. A report was taken and will be forwarded to the juvenile department.

18-0108

On 01/21/2018 at 0102 hrs., police checked a garage in the 39000 block of Hood Street for trespassers. A juvenile with a felony warrant for Assault 4 was found sleeping in the garage. The juvenile was transported to the Donald E. Long Detention Center in Portland.
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Vehicle crashes into Green Food Mart in Boring in failed ATM theft attempt; tips sought (Photo)

VEHICLE CRASHES INTO GREEN FOOD MART IN BORING IN FAILED ATM THEFT ATTEMPT; TIPS SOUGHT (PHOTO)


News Release from Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted on FlashAlert: January 22nd, 2018 8:03 AM
Downloadable file: Front of building
Please reference CCSO Case # 18-2066

At approximately 3:05 a.m. on Monday, January 22, 2018, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report that a vehicle had crashed into Green Food Mart (28190 SE Hwy. 212, Boring).

By the time deputies arrived, the vehicle was gone.

Deputies investigated, and determined that unknown person(s) had tried -- unsuccessfully -- to steal the ATM located inside the store.

Photos of the damaged storefront are attached

TIPS SOUGHT

The Sheriff's Office is seeking additional information in this case. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Sheriff's Office Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at https://web3.clackamas.us/contact/tip.jsp . Please reference CCSO Case # 18-2066.

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