Top Prosecutor Is Also A Victim

Posted by Steve Leader on June 27, 2014


Columbia County Prosecutor Steve Atchison and his wife are among dozens of victims whose houses have been hit by thieves since May.

The Portland Tribune reports the Atchison’s home was burglarized last Thursday. $12,000 in cash and property were stolen.

People who live in Columbia county are fighting-back. They’re posting pictures on Facebook of suspicious cars.

Whoever has committed the string of …

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Burglars Attack 71-Year-Old Man

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 20, 2014

PORTLAND — Two men forced their way inside a home around 9:30 on Monday morning when the 71-year-old man who lives there answered a knock at the door.

He says they assaulted him and stole from him before running away and disappearing into the neighborhood on Northeast 125th Place off Shaver.  The victim was treated for minor injuries.

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Two Arrests In Fire That Nearly Destroyed Tavern

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 17, 2014

PORTLAND — Two men including an employee have been arrested for a fire that seriously damaged the historic Pal’s Shanty Tavern and restaurant on Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

Investigators believe that the blaze was set to cover up a burglary.  One of the suspects was burned.  Firefighters responded to reports of an explosion and sparks from a window on the second floor …

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