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Recent Crime News
Friday Jul 15 | via FireHouse.com
A park security officer received three years in prison Thursday for setting fire to empty houses on park property in the Cedar Mill community using road flares. John Michael Townsend, 25, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree arson and three counts each of second-degree arson in Washington County Circuit Court in May. Townsend, who is employed with Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, initially faced five first-degree arson charges. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via OregonLive.com
A former park security officer received three years in prison for setting fire to empty houses on park property in the Cedar Mill community using road flares. Last spring, the sheriff's office released this surveillance photograph as investigators were trying to identify the suspect. Comment?
Friday Jul 1 | via OregonLive.com
Two Romanian teens and a California woman were arrested June 30, 2016, in connection with an ATM skimming scheme at a Tualatin convenience store. Two Romanian teens and a California woman were arrested Thursday in connection with an ATM skimming scheme at a Tualatin convenience store. Comment?
Jun 23, 2016 | via ESPN
The survivor of an alleged 1998 rape met the man Wednesday whom she felt protected her attackers, and Brenda Tracy said she left Lincoln, Nebraska with an advocate for her cause in football coach Mike Riley. "I don't feel like there's any type of unfinished business between me and coach Riley at all," Tracy said Thursday as she returned to Oregon after speaking with Riley for 90 minutes and addressing his football team. Comment?
Jun 20, 2016 | via Portland Tribune
Deputies were called at 8:37 a.m. to the intersection of Southwest Blanton Street at Southwest 167th Avenue, where they found a man with an apparent gunshot wound lying on Blanton. The first deputy to arrive started lifesaving efforts, which Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue personnel continued, but the victim could not be saved and was pronounced dead at the scene. Comment?
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