The Portland Police Bureau

August 19, 2020

Portland Police Investigating Shooting in Lents Neighborhood

Portland, OR (STL.News) On August 18, 2020 at approximately 7:59 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 9300 block of Southeast Harold Street on reports of a shooting.  When officers arrived they recovered 24 casings, consisting of 3 different caliber bullets, outside of the Boys and Girls Club building.  The building appeared...

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August 17, 2020

Portland OR: Protest Complicates Police Response to Assault Calls

Portland, OR (STL.News) At about 7:00p.m. protesters gathered in Chapman Square and Lownsdale Square parks began entering Southwest 3rd Avenue at Southwest Main Street, blocking vehicular traffic.  There was a peaceful rally and speeches.  A march began around the building to the 2nd Avenue side, which is the main entrance to Central...

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August 3, 2020

Portland: Peaceful Event in Downtown Portland

Portland, OR (STL.News) On Sunday, August 2, 2020, a group came together in and around Lownsdale Square park in downtown Portland. The gathering spilled out into the streets surrounding the park.  Vehicular traffic was unable to get through for several hours.  By midnight, the majority of the crowd left the area.  Portland...

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July 31, 2020

Portland: Mass gathering along SW 3rd Avenue includes speeches

Portland, OR (STL.News) During the evening hours of July 30, 2020 a group of a few hundred people gathered along SW 3rd Avenue and gave speeches for a few hours outside the Justice Center and Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Federal Courthouse. At times people lit small fires along sidewalks on surrounding blocks and...

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July 30, 2020

Portland Police Identified Stabbing Victim as Aja Rhone-Spears

Portland, OR (STL.News)  Homicide Detectives are seeking witness accounts of an incident that turned deadly on Tuesday night. A group of people met for a vigil near the 15800 block of Southeast Division related to a recent shooting resulting in Tyrell Penney’s death. Some members of the group returned to a residence...

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