Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Update #2: Police Respond to Unresponsive Male on Bus on N. Greeley (Photo)

UPDATE #2: POLICE RESPOND TO UNRESPONSIVE MALE ON BUS ON N. GREELEY (PHOTO)


News Release from Portland Police Bureau
Posted on FlashAlert: July 11th, 2017 1:40 PM
Downloadable file: Edgar I Sanchez
The suspect who fell asleep with a handgun in his waistband while riding a TriMet bus today has been identified as 18-year-old Edgar I. Sanchez.

Officers with North Precinct, the Transit Police Division and the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) safely contacted and took Sanchez into custody.

Sanchez was booked in the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Disorderly Conduct in the Second Degree, Interfering with Public Transportation, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) for Consideration.

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Update: Police have taken the subject into custody and the situation is resolved.

Traffic will be resuming shortly in this area.


On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at 9:01 a.m., TriMet contacted Portland Police regarding a male subject who had fallen asleep at the front of a bus traveling in the area of North Willamette Blvd. and North Greeley Avenue. The subject had a handgun in his waistband. The bus was evacuated and police have attempted to contact the man, but he has remained unresponsive.
The bus is parked on North Greeley Avenue, just north of Willamette Blvd. Traffic is affected in this area.

The Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) will be responding on a limited callout in an attempt to resolve this situation.

More information will be released at this incident continues.

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