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Crime Stoppers of Oregon Media Kit 2017 (Photo) - 04/04/17

Crime Stoppers of Oregon works with law enforcement agencies in the Portland, Oregon and Southwest Washington media market by offering cash rewards to solve unsolved cases and tipsters may remain anonymous.

Anonymity is one of the strongest attributes for Crime Stoppers of Oregon and is encouraged to be explicitly shared in news stories. The rewards are offered by Crime Stoppers of Oregon, not the law enforcement agency, and should be credited as such.

News stories about a Crime Stoppers of Oregon featured case should include statements such as the following:

For Homicides:

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved Homicide, and tipsters can remain anonymous. Submit tips by texting CRIMES (274637), Type 823HELP, followed by the tip; submit a tip online at http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com; or call 503-823-HELP (4357).

For other Felony Crimes:

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to and arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony crime, and tipsters can remain anonymous. Submit tips by texting CRIMES (274637), Type 823HELP, followed by the tip; submit a tip online at http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com; or call 503-823-HELP (4357).

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Crime Stoppers Featured Case #17-14 - Assault (Photo) - 04/03/17

The Vancouver (WA) Police Department, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a serious assault.

On March 26, 2017, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Vancouver Police officers responded to an assault call in which the victim was beaten by a group of males as he was walking in the 2500 block of Northeast 110th Avenue.

Officers learned that the victim walked by a dark colored vehicle, which had a white male standing outside of it and was occupied by more three white males. The males start talking to the victim and the occupants get out and begin approaching the victim who becomes scared and takes off running.

As the victim is running, he was struck in the head with something and feels multiple fists hitting him about the head and body. The victim was rendered unconscious for several minutes and when he regained consciousness he noticed his backpack containing multiple personal items was gone. The victim walked a few blocks from where he was assaulted and a passerby saw that he was injured and allowed the victim to use their cell phone to call 9-1-1. The victim suffered a concussion from the attack that required hospitalization.

The suspects are described as white males in their 20s, associated with a dark colored vehicle.

Detectives from the Vancouver Police Major Crime Unit are investigating and are asking anyone who may have information related to this assault to contact Crime Stoppers of Oregon.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information about any unsolved homicide is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500. Information about any other unsolved felony crime is eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip.

Online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

Visit http://www.tipsoft.com to download the TipSubmit app for the iPhone or Droid.

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Crime Stoppers Featured Case #17-13 - Hate Crime (Photo) - 03/31/17

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 arrived at the scene and spoke with the 33-year-old male victim, learning that an unknown person or persons broke into the home over the weekend and spray painted anti-Muslim graffiti and other epithets throughout the home. The victim told police that he was born in Iran but is not Muslim.

There is no suspect information in this case.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information about any unsolved homicide is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500. Information about any other unsolved felony crime is eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip.

Online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

Visit http://www.tipsoft.com to download the TipSubmit app for the iPhone or Droid.

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Crime Stoppers Featured Case #17-12 - Felony Hit and Run (Photo) - 03/30/17

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a hit and run that injured a Southeast Portland woman.

On February 25, 2017, at approximately 9:08 p.m., East Precinct and Traffic Division officers responded to Southeast 51st Avenue and Division Street on the report of a hit and run that injured 48-year-old Andrea Saffaie-Castro (first name is pronounced SAH-FYE).

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located Saffaie-Castro suffering from traumatic injuries. Saffaie-Castro was transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment and is continuing to recover from her injuries. Saffaie-Castro's 12-year-old son was with her at the time of the crash but was seated inside the car and not injured.

Officers learned that Saffaie-Castro parked her car on the north side of Division Street and exited her vehicle, when she was struck by a vehicle being driven westbound on Division. The driver of the suspect vehicle did not stop after the crash.

The suspect vehicle is described as a white, newer model extended cab pickup, lifted, with a chromed rack behind the cab. The pickup was towing an open utility trailer at the time of the crash.

Interested media may contact the Crime Stoppers Law Enforcement Coordinator for family contact information as Saffaie-Castro's husband is willing to give interviews.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information about any unsolved homicide is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500. Information about any other unsolved felony crime is eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip.

Online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

Visit http://www.tipsoft.com to download the TipSubmit app for the iPhone or Droid.

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