Success Stories



Crime Stoppers Tips Lead to Identification and Arrest of 4 Juveniles for Kenilworth Park Fires

Arson Investigators from the Portland Police Bureau and Portland Fire & Rescue have arrested four juveniles in connection with several fires this Summer in Southeast Portland’s Kenilworth Park.

The four male juveniles, ranging in age from 11 to 15 years old, face charges ranging from Arson in the Second Degree to Reckless Burning.

Anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers of Oregon led to the identification of the suspects.

Between July 12 and August 3, 2014, firefighters and police responded to 10 fires in the area of Kenilworth Park, located at Southeast 32nd Avenue and Holgate Street.

The fires were small trash fires in the park and, in one case, a burning mattress left near the northwest corner of the park. One fire damaged a fire hydrant.


Five Arrested for Fred Meyer Robbery

On Wednesday, June 24, 2009, a group of five males entered the Fred Meyer at 82nd Avenue and Johnson Creek, in a well-orchestrated effort to steal Blu-Ray discs.

On Thursday, June 25, 2009 a tipster called Crime Stoppers with information on the names and locations of the suspects involved in the robbery. With the help of the tipster all five suspects were arrested and Crime Stoppers rewarded the tipster for their help in solving the case.


Harold Joseph Andres Arrested for Vancouver Safeway Pharmacy Robberies

Vancouver Police, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers, arrested Harold Joseph Andres for two seperate Safeway Pharmancy robberies. Andres stole $10,000 worth of prescription drugs and was charged with four counts of Robbery in the first degree.

Thanks to an anonymous tipster this case was solved!