PPB Continues to Investigate Criminal Acts Related to Saturday's Demonstration-Seeks Public's Help (Photo)

Portland Police | 7/1/2019 | Staff
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The Portland Police Bureau's Detective Division continues to investigate multiple criminal acts committed during demonstration events on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Investigators are releasing several photographs to the public of individuals believed to be involved in criminal activity. Anyone with information about those pictured in these photographs should contact the Police Bureau. Anyone who witnessed the incidents, should contact the Detective Division at (503) 823-0400 or submit an anonymous tip:

Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip or online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php

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The Portland Police Bureau is providing the following additional information:

* Prior to the event, information was circulating that some participants planned to throw milkshakes on others. As the event progressed, officers learned from some participants that a substance similar to quick drying concrete was being added to some of the "milkshakes." A Lieutenant in the field observed some of the material and noted the texture and smell was consistent with concrete. The Portland Police Bureau sent a tweet out to bring attention to this potential hazard and to encourage victims to contact us. The act of throwing any substance on another person without that person's consent constitutes the crime of harassment (ORS 166.065). After the tweet was sent, an anonymous email was sent to Bureau members with a "Milkshake Recipe" (See attached).

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* Specially trained officers were deployed in the field and attempted to separate the countering groups of individuals in an attempt to prevent assaults, while continuing to permit free speech as required by law. Several assaults did occur and as officers learned of the assaults, efforts were made to maneuver resources to assist in providing medical care, and to identify and apprehend any involved suspects.

* As the event progressed, Officers observed a number of participants in the crowd who concealed and brandished...
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