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Homicide of Sean KealiherSTATUS
October 12, 2019
Crime Stoppers Featured Case #19-29 - Homicide
The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to determine who killed Sean Kealiher.
On Saturday October 12, 2019 at 12:14 a.m., Portland Police Central Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of gunshots heard in the area of Northeast 8th Avenue and Davis Street. Responding officers received additional information that a driver crashed a vehicle into a building.
When officers arrived they found a SUV crashed into the side of a commercial building and no one around. Officers also located evidence of gunfire into the crashed vehicle. A short time later, a report came in to 9-1-1 of an injured person at a local hospital who had been dropped off by friends in a private vehicle.
Officers responded to the hospital and learned that after the crash, 23-year-old Sean Kealiher suffered critical injuries. Friends of the victim placed him into a personal vehicle and transported him to the hospital, where medical staff were unsuccessful at life-saving measures.
The Multnomah County Medical Examiner performed an autopsy and determined the cause of death was blunt force trauma and the manner of death was homicide.
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Residential Burglary in GreshamSTATUS
September 23, 2019
Crime Stoppers Featured Case #19-31
The Gresham Police Department, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to identify the suspect involved in a residential burglary in Gresham.
On Monday September 23, 2019, officers from the Gresham Police Department responded to the report of a residential burglary in progress at an occupied home in 1700 block of Northwest 21st Terrace. The investigation revealed that an unidentified male suspect entered the home by climbing onto the roof and crawling through an upstairs window.
The suspect located the homeowners hiding in their bedroom and sprayed them with pepper spray before stealing Nike apparel and several dozen pairs of new Nike shoes. He fled the home in a 10-foot U-Haul box truck.
The suspect is described as being between 20 and 30 years old, skinny, and approximately 6 feet tall. The suspect may also be trying to sell dozens of new Nike shoes.
Hit and Run CrashSTATUS
September 21, 2019
Crime Stoppers Featured Case #19-30
Portland Police Bureau Case #19-326407
The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to identify the driver involved in a hit and run crash.
Surveillance Video of Crash
On Saturday September 21, 2019, at approximately 2:16 a.m., an unidentified suspect driving a red vehicle crashed into a 35-year-old male riding a moped, in the intersection of Northeast 9th Avenue and Broadway. The unidentified suspect was driving northbound on 9th Avenue then turned westbound onto Broadway, striking the moped rider who was driving southbound on 9th Avenue.
The driver of the red vehicle did not stop and has not come forward to law enforcement.
The moped rider suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries.
The suspect vehicle is believed to be a red 1996 to 2002 Toyota Camry and may have front end damage and a smashed windshield as a result of the hit and run crash.
Surveillance video of the crash is being released to aid in this investigation. Warning -- this video may be upsetting to view as it shows the crash and the victim being launched over the suspect vehicle.
Burglary at the Markum InnSTATUS
September 16, 2019
Crime Stoppers Featured Case #19-27
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to identify the suspects involved in a burglary at the Markum Inn.
On Monday September 16, 2019, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office took a burglary report from the owners of the Markum Inn, located at 36903 South Highway 213 in Molalla, Oregon.
Surveillance video at the restaurant showed two or three unknown suspects entering the location after prying open a door. Inside, the suspects pried open an ATM, taking the cash inside, and stole a safe, using a wagon from inside the business. The wagon was recovered (without the safe) on the property.
Surveillance images show the suspects wearing hats, masks, coats, and long pants. One suspect is wearing a unique-looking hat, similar to a formal police or military-style hat.
Surveillance video indicates that the burglary happened between the hours of approximately 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night and 3:00 a.m. on Monday.
Fatal Hit and Run of Cristian LennonSTATUS
September 15, 2019
Crime Stoppers Featured Case #19-32
The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to identify the suspect involved in a fatal hit and run crash.
On September 15, 2019, at approximately 8:04 p.m., Portland Police officers responded to the 4500 block of Northeast Portland Highway on the report of a pedestrian struck by a driver. Officers and medical personnel arrived at the scene and found 27-year-old Cristian Drae Lennon suffering from fatal injuries.
Investigators learned that Lennon was crossing Northeast Portland Highway when he was struck by a driver who was westbound on Portland Highway. The driver did not stop at the scene and has not been identified.
Based on evidence recovered at the scene, investigators believe that the suspect vehicle is a maroon 1996 to 1998 Chevrolet Blazer, likely with front end damage.
Fatal Fire InvestigationSTATUS
September 01, 2019
Crime Stoppers Featured Case #19-24
Portland Police Bureau
The Portland Police Bureau and Portland Fire & Rescue, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to gain more information about a fire that led to a woman’s death in North Portland.
On Sunday September 1, 2019, at approximately 1:42 a.m., Portland Fire & Rescue firefighters responded to the report of a fire at an apartment home in the 3900 block of North Albina Avenue.
Firefighters rescued 26-year-old Sarah Oxenreider from the home and had her transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment to life-threatening injuries. On Thursday September 5, Ms. Oxenreider died as a result of her injuries.
Homicide detectives and fire investigators are asking for the public’s help to learn more information about the circumstances of the fire that led to Ms. Oxenreider’s death.
Homicide of Logan NettletonSTATUS
August 30, 2019
On Friday, August 30, 2019, at approximately 3:33 a.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to a residence in the area of Southeast 174th Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard on a report of a shooting. Officers arrived and found 19-year-old Logan Nettleton suffering from a fatal gunshot wound.
Officers also located a second victim, an adult male, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The male was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. There was a young child in the residence at the time of the shooting. The child was not harmed.
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Arson Investigation in SalemSTATUS
August 19, 2019
Crime Stoppers Featured Case #20-2
Salem Police Department
The Salem Police Department, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve an August 2019 arson fire.
On August 19, 2019, at 2:57 a.m., the Salem Fire Department responded to a four-alarm fire at Oregon Pallet, located at 1650 Salem Industrial Way NE, in Salem, Oregon.
Oregon Pallet is a locally-owned pallet manufacturer and supplier for businesses, industry and agriculture that serves customers in multiple states.
The early morning fire destroyed a pre-harvest stockpiled inventory of over 100,000 pallets as well as numerous trucks and heavy equipment in the yard resulting in well over $1 million dollars in property loss. Thankfully, there were no injuries.
The fire was determined to have been intentionally set and is being investigated as arson by both the Salem Police Department and Salem Fire Department.
Homicide of Jennifer BlackSTATUS
August 18, 2019
Crime Stoppers Featured Case #19-34
The Salem Police Department, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a double shooting and homicide that occurred at the Pine Street Pub.
On August 18, 2019, at 1:36 a.m., Salem Police Department officers responded to the report of a shooting at the Pine Street Pub, located at 460 Pine Street Northeast in Salem. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located two gunshot victims, both of whom were transported by ambulance to an area hospital.
A 37-year-old male survived his injuries; however, 40-year-old Jennifer Anne Black died as a result of the shooting.
At this point in the investigation, there is no suspect information.
July 05, 2019
Crime Stoppers Featured Case #20-3
Portland Police Bureau
The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to identify the suspect in a July 2019 sexual assault investigation.
On July 5, 2019, at approximately 3:36 a.m., Portland Police officers contacted a woman in her 30s who was the victim of a sexual assault that occurred in the area of Southwest 4th Avenue and Grant Street.
Detectives obtained surveillance video from the area showing the suspect, described as a white male in his 50s or 60s, 6'00" tall, skinny build, gray hair, with a receding hairline and ponytail.
Surveillance images and video of the suspect are being released to aid in this investigation.
For investigative reasons, no other details are being released by detectives.