Unsolved Crimes


The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public’s help to solve a 2015 homicide. On Sunday October 18, 2015, at 11:15 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting at Southwest 3rd Avenue and Burnside Street. Officers and medical personnel arrived and were directed… Read More >>


The Oregon Department of Corrections, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public’s help to locate a suspect who escaped from custody in 1986. On October 7, 1986, Leslie Charles Dawson escaped from the Oregon Department of Corrections’ South Fork Forest Camp in Tillamook, Oregon. Dawson was serving a lengthy sentence… Read More >>


The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public’s help to solve a hate crime that occurred in Troutdale. On March 28, 2017, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Southeast 26th Court in Troutdale on the report of a burglary and vandalism. Deputies… Read More >>


The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public’s help to locate the suspect in a hit and run traffic crash. On January 27, 2017, at about 2:30 p.m., a driver traveling at a high rate of speed eastbound across the Hawthorne Bridge rear-ended two other drivers, causing… Read More >>


The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect in a bias crime assault. On February 7, 2017, at approximately 10:07 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 2600 block of Southeast Clay Street on the report of an assault. Officers arrived and… Read More >>