Cell Phone App Helps Portland Cops Arrest Suspect in Two Violent Crimes

Posted by Steve Leader on August 13, 2014
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Portland Police say an app on a stolen I-Phone helped them solve both a sexual assault and a robbery.

A woman was raped last week while walking her two dogs in North Portland.  Four days later, cops were flagged down by someone who reported they were robbed of their I-Phone.

Sergeant Pete Simpson says the app led officers to the general location …

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Ice Cream Shop Robbed By Man With A Syringe

Posted by Pat Boyle on April 23, 2014
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Portland, Oregon -  A man walked into  the Baskin Robbins store on Southwest Broadway last night waving a syringe that he claimed was “full of AIDS.” He threatened employees with the needle and took off with an undisclosed amount of money.  This happened just before 9 p.m.

He was last seen walking northbound on Broadway. Officers checked the area, but were …

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Keizer Police Search For Armed Robber

Posted by Cort Johnson on March 19, 2014
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KEIZER, Or – Keizer Police say an armed man confronted an employee of a Brink’s armored truck as he was trying to service an ATM machine Tuesday.

Deputy Chief Jeffrey Kuhns says the employee entered a vacant Roth’s grocery store to access the ATM when he was confronted by a gunman.  Kuhns says the employee was able to lock himself inside …

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Convenience Store Robber Wanted By Police

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 7, 2014
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PORTLAND — Police are asking for help to find a man who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint two weeks ago.  Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of $1,000 for the tip that leads to an arrest.

The Plaid Pantry at Northeast 60th and Halsey was held-up just before 1:00 on the morning of February 21st by a black man in his 40′s.

Surveillance …

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Reward to Catch Pair Who Robbed Cab Driver

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 29, 2014
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PORTLAND — Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of $1,000 to catch this young man and woman wanted for robbing a Broadway Cab driver.

They were in the back seat when one of them pulled a gun just after midnight on January 8th at Southeast 157th and Division.  The taxi driver was not hurt.

Police are looking for a 19-year-old man and …

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