The man who led police on a chase through Salem, smashing his RV into three patrol cars and prompting multiple officers to fire their weapons, has been arrested on attempted aggravated murder charges and a number of assault and hit-and-run charges.

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21 February 2018
A bicyclist was injured after being struck by a vehicle in north Portland Tuesday night, according to Portland police. Officers responded to the crash at the intersection of North Skidmore Street and North Williams Avenue at 7:30 p.m.
The man who led police on a chase through Salem, smashing his RV into three patrol cars and prompting multiple officers to fire their weapons, has been arrested on attempted aggravated murder charges and a number of assault and hit-and-run charges.
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash early Tuesday morning. Portland Police say the motorcycle crashed with two cars near the intersection of SE 141st Ave and SE Powell Blvd at 2:39 a.m. The motorcyclist was on the ground in the roadway when emergency medical personnel arrived. Both drivers of the cars involved remained on scene
East Precinct officers responded to the report of a robbery at the Cinco De Mayo Bakery, located at 1134 Southeast 82nd Avenue. Officers arrived at the bakery and learned a suspect entered the location and demanded money while brandishing a gun. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash the suspect left the location without incident
2 week ago
A pedestrian was hit and killed by a freight train in Canby Thursday night. A Union Pacific train was southbound near Ivy Street and Highway 99E when the collision occurred at around 7:30 p.m., according to Canby police.
Oregon State Hospital evaluators have concluded that Anthony W. Montwheeler is mentally unfit to stand trial, creating uncertainty about when he will be prosecuted on charges he stabbed to death an ex-wife and killed a Vale man in a collision during a police pursuit.2 week ago
Oregon State Hospital evaluators have concluded that Anthony W. Montwheeler is mentally unfit to stand trial, creating uncertainty about when he will be prosecuted on charges he stabbed to death an ex-wife and killed a Vale man in a collision during a police pursuit.
A woman was struck and killed by a car early Thursday morning. Portland Police say the woman was struck crossing SE 148th Avenue at Stark Street around 1 a.m. She was crossing in a crosswalk and had a walk signal.
A man was shot and killed Wednesday night in Northwest Portland, police said. Police responded to a report of gunfire at around 8:20 p.m. in the 200 block of Northwest 8th Avenue. They found a man suffering from serious life-threatening injuries. He was taken to the hospital where he died, police said.
A vacant house in NE Portland was damaged by a fire early Tuesday morning. Portland Fire & Rescue crews responded to the fire at 1150 NE 117th Avenue at 1:20 a.m. They found heavy flames coming from the roof.
Flames are still visible from the Macadam Center roof. Fire officials say this has turned into a 4-alarm fire
Portland Fire says no injuries related to this blaze. By the time fire crews made it inside, it was too dangerous. Some employees were in the building when the fire was reported, but got out. Employees suspect an electrical box was the source
Four Salem Police Officers were involved in a line-of-duty shooting Saturday afternoon while trying to stop a motor home that had struck two police patrol vehicles. The officers all fired at a man suspected of driving the motor home over the course of the incident. None hit him.3 week ago
Four Salem Police Officers were involved in a line-of-duty shooting Saturday afternoon while trying to stop a motor home that had struck two police patrol vehicles. The officers all fired at a man suspected of driving the motor home over the course of the incident. None hit him.
A fatal crash was reported on US 26 in Sandy on Friday morning. The crash was reported in the eastbound lanes in front of the Safeway at 37601 US 26. The crash involved a car and a semi truck. At least one person was killed. The condition of the other people involved is unknown.3 week ago
A fatal crash was reported on US 26 in Sandy on Friday morning. The crash was reported in the eastbound lanes in front of the Safeway at 37601 US 26. The crash involved a car and a semi truck. At least one person was killed. The condition of the other people involved is unknown.
A man is in custody after allegedly attacking another man with a kukri blade in Northwest Portland. Portland police said the victim left the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 8 Hall on NW Front Ave. to meet a ride home around 6:15 p.m. and spoke to the suspect outside. The suspect then chased the victim and hit him multiple times with the kukri, a long bladed Nepalese knife.
Police are searching for a suspect that robbed GameStop in southeast Portland at knifepoint Wednesday afternoon. Officers responded to the report of a robbery at the business, located at 4328 Southeast 82nd Avenue, at 4:37 p.m.
East Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the report of gunfire in the 1300 block of Southeast 130th Avenue. Officers responded to the location after a community member contacted 9-1-1 and reported hearing gunfire.
Firefighters rescued a cat from a mobile home that was on fire Tuesday. Crews were called around 5:40 p.m. to the mobile home in the 8400 block of Southeast Lambert and found its kitchen on fire. Firefighters quickly put out the blaze.
Driver of Vehicle Involved in Hit and Run Crash on Fremont Bridge Identified
Tsunami warning for Canada, Alaska and entire US west coast after 8.2-magnitude earthquake at sea near Alaska4 week ago
Tsunami warning for Canada, Alaska and entire US west coast after 8.2-magnitude earthquake at sea near Alaska
Grand Jury rules U-Haul employee was justified in shooting robbery suspect1 month ago
Grand Jury rules U-Haul employee was justified in shooting robbery suspect
Police are investigating a series of commercial vandalisms and burglaries along Southeast Hawthorne Street. As of 6 a.m. on Monday, police have identified at least 4 confirmed burglaries or attempted burglaries1 month ago
Police are investigating a series of commercial vandalisms and burglaries along Southeast Hawthorne Street. As of 6 a.m. on Monday, police have identified at least 4 confirmed burglaries or attempted burglaries
Police have SW 4th shut down near Stark for a shooting investigation1 month ago
Police have SW 4th shut down near Stark for a shooting investigation
A 44-year-old Eugene man will be arraigned in Portland Monday in connection with the 2017 shooting death of a man who was found suffering from gunshot wounds in Southeast Portland1 month ago
A 44-year-old Eugene man will be arraigned in Portland Monday in connection with the 2017 shooting death of a man who was found suffering from gunshot wounds in Southeast Portland
1 month ago
Police are looking for a suspect after a man walked into a Gresham hospital with a gunshot wound Thursday night. According to a spokesperson with the Gresham Police Department, a man walked into Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center after he had been shot in the shoulder. It appeared to be non-life-threatening. The shooting took place near the intersection of Southeast 182nd and Powell, the spokesperson said.
A Kelso man was arrested on rape and sexual abuse charges for allegations involving victims who were minors at the time. The victims, now 23, 14 and 12 years old accused Erick Itza-Briceno of grooming and sexually abusing them when they were 9-14 years old, the Columbia County Sheriffs Office said.1 month ago
A Kelso man was arrested on rape and sexual abuse charges for allegations involving victims who were minors at the time. The victims, now 23, 14 and 12 years old accused Erick Itza-Briceno of grooming and sexually abusing them when they were 9-14 years old, the Columbia County Sheriffs Office said.
1 month ago
Polk County: Troopers on scene of a fatal crash Hwy 22 MP 5
A14-year-old Beaverton girl who was went missing Wednesday morning has been found safe1 month ago
A14-year-old Beaverton girl who was went missing Wednesday morning has been found safe
1 month ago
A 57-year-old woman is dead after a car crash in Morrow County. Deputies say Becky McDuffee and her 78-year-old mother in law veered off the road near the Condon Highway and went down a steep embankment Monday
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters extinguished a fire at a law office in Tigard early Wednesday morning. At 2:05 a.m., a TVF&R crew responded to a fire alarm at a building near Southwest Hampton Street and Southwest 66th Avenue.1 month ago
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters extinguished a fire at a law office in Tigard early Wednesday morning. At 2:05 a.m., a TVF&R crew responded to a fire alarm at a building near Southwest Hampton Street and Southwest 66th Avenue.
26 year old man is accused of kidnapping a woman at knifepoint, according to police. Rigoberto Vasquez Vasquez is charged with kidnapping, sexual abuse, unlawful use of a weapon, coercion, meaning and attempted robbery.1 month ago
26 year old man is accused of kidnapping a woman at knifepoint, according to police. Rigoberto Vasquez Vasquez is charged with kidnapping, sexual abuse, unlawful use of a weapon, coercion, meaning and attempted robbery.