Wilsonville, OR Crime & Safety

The Story Of Kyron Horman, The 7-Year-Old Whose Disappearance Spawned The Largest Manhunt In Oregon History

After being dropped off at school by his stepmother early one morning in June 2010, Kyron Horman vanished — and has never been seen or heard from again. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Friday, June 4, 2010, seven-year-old second grader Kyron Horman arrived at Portland’s Skyline Elementary School. It was the day of the science fair and he was setting up his project with the help of his stepmother.
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Ore. firefighters’ car wash scandal signals deeper issues

It’s the responsibility of fire service organizations to provide some education and awareness about the reality of this work — When I read the article about afraud investigation related to personal car washing at Portland, Oregon, fire stations, my first reaction mirrored many others I have seen online: Seriously? This is the biggest problem they have in Portland? How much did the city of Portland spend on this "fraud investigation”?
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Police Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run on 99E in Oregon City

Oregon state troopers are investigating a suspected hit-and-run that left a 30-year-old Milwaukie man dead on the side of Highway 99E in the Canemah area Sunday morning. Canby resident Ed Grautski was on his way to deliver doughnuts to Athey Creek Christian Fellowship in West Linn at approximately 7 a.m. when he noticed what he thought was a pile of blankets or a sleeping bag in a southbound pullout.

One Shop Broken Into, Another Burned for Pharmacy Owner

A double dose of very bad luck for a local small business owner. One of her pharmacies was burglarized, and another, burned. Jasmine Nguyễn loves her work in the pharmacy business, where she sees her patients as a family. The owner of Pharmacy dot com near Southeast 82nd and...
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Proud Boy "Tiny" Toese Goes to Jail

The Stranger's sister site down south, The Portland Mercury, originally published this post on their blog, Blogtown. Tusitala "Tiny" Toese, a member of the far-right group Proud Boys, has been arrested on a Multnomah County warrant for his actions during an August 22, 2021 protest in Portland, according to sources familiar with the case. Toese is facing a total of eleven criminal charges.

At least three of four Vancouver officers in recent killing have fired on-duty before

At least three out of the four Vancouver Police Department officers involved in the Jan. 9 fatal shooting of a man have previously shot a person while on duty in recent years. Investigators on Monday identified officers Timothy Pfeifer, Christopher Bohatch, Ryne Briley and Monica Hernandez as the four officers on administrative leave following the shooting death of Luis Ku Huitzil.

Vancouver woman, 34-weeks pregnant, survives hit-and-run

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KPTV) - A Vancouver woman along with her father and 8-month-old unborn child, survived a hit and run accident last Friday. FOX 12 spoke with the mother of two, Alexis Collins, who talked about the harrowing experience that she labeled as “a mother's worst nightmare.”. On January...

Controversial Protest PowerPoint May Have Been Presented During Training Held by Four Oregon Law Enforcement Agencies

A recent deposition of a commander of the Portland Police Bureau’s now-dissolved Rapid Response Team suggests that the controversial PowerPoint presentation released by city officials last week may have been presented during training jointly taught by four Oregon law enforcement agencies: PPB, the Oregon State Police, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office and the Salem Police Department.

Four Vancouver officers identified in deadly shooting of man

VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark County Sheriff’s Office on Monday identified the four Vancouver police officers involved in a shooting that left a man dead earlier this month. Police shot and killed 45-year-old Luis Ku Huitzil at a mobile home park Sunday, Jan. 9. They said he confronted...

U.S. Justice Department Slams City for Failing to Notify It About Portland Police Presentation Slides

The civil rights division of the U.S. Department of Justice issued a scathing letter to the City Attorney’s Office and Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell this morning, following Mayor Ted Wheeler’s Jan. 14 announcement that the city had recently discovered a troubling meme in a PowerPoint presentation slide that was part of a training session for the Police Bureau’s now-dissolved Rapid Response Team.

Who has died in Portland homicides in 2022

The Oregonian/OregonLive continues to track the historic wave of homicides across Portland. This looks at the people killed in 2022 and what we know about them and their deaths. Last year, a record 92 people died in homicides in the city. Most of them died in shootings. 1. and 2....