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News Releases
MCSO Investigates Fatal Crash Involving a Motorcycle on NE Sandy Blvd in Fairview **UPDATE #1** - 04/15/18

Update #1:

The involved motorcycle rider in Friday's crash was identified as 20 year-old, Beneamin Buliga of Happy Valley.  The East Multnomah County Vehicular Crimes Team is continuing the crash investigation.





On April 13, 2018 at approximately 7:34 p.m. MCSO Deputies respond to an injury crash involving a motorcycle at the 21400 block of NE Sandy Blvd. in Fairview.  On arrival deputies located the adult male rider who was fatally injured.  No other vehicles were involved.  The Vehicular Crimes Team is responding to investigate the crash.  Both directions of NE Sandy Blvd. from Arborcrest Drive to 223rd Avenue will be shut down for several hours while the crash is investigated.  Motorists are advised to use alternate routes until the roadway is reopened.



An unidentified body located in the Willamette River near the Fremont Bridge - 04/09/18

On April 9, 2018 at approximately 10:10 a.m. MCSO River Patrol and Portland Fire respond to the report of a body in the Willamette River downstream from the Fremont Bridge.  Upon arrival Portland Fire located the body of an unidentified person.  MCSO River Patrol Deputies assisted with the recovery and contacted the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office.  MCSO Detectives were notified of the recovery and will be working with the State Medical Examiner's Office to investigate the matter.  No further information is available at this time.


An unidentified body located in the Willamette River near the Burnside Bridge - 04/07/18

On April 7, 2018 at approximately 4:23pm MCSO River Patrol and Portland Fire respond to the report of a body in the Willamette River near the Burnside Bridge.  At approximately 4:42pm Portland Fire located the body of an unidentified person.  The body was turned over to MCSO River Patrol Deputies.  The Medical Examiner is responding to the scene and no further information is available at this time.


MCSO Work Crew Escapee Scott Smith is taken in Custody in Gresham - 03/24/18

On 03-24-18 at approximately 2:04am Scott Smith was taken into custody at a Gresham apartment complex. MCSO Detectives were able to identify a location where Smith was currently hiding. MCSO deputies along with Gresham Police and members of the East Multnomah County Gang Enforcement Team surrounded the apartment in the 16400 block of NE Glisan Street. After calling the occupants out of the apartment, Scott Smith was taken into custody without incident. Smith will be booked on a Parole Violation warrant. Additional charges will be presented to the Multnomah County DA's office upon completion of the investigation. Codie Corbit, Smith's girlfriend, was also booked on one count of Hindering Prosecution.

No additional information in available at this time.


MCSO River Patrol respond to a subject who jumped off the I205 bridge - 03/22/18

On 03-22-18 at approximately 4:17pm MCSO River Patrol responds to a report of a male who had jumped off the I205 bridge. Upon arrival responding units locate a vehicle on the northbound shoulder of I205. MCSO River Patrol and Fire units started searching the water below and shortly after 5:00pm the Vancouver Fire Boat crew located the male. Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. MCSO River Patrol is handling the recovery effort. No additional information is available at this time.

*Update* An Adult in Custody assigned to Work Crew steals an ODOT Work Truck (Photo) - 03/22/18

* Update *

MCSO deputies and PPB officers have cleared a residence on the 1700 block of NE 52nd Avenue where the suspect, Scott Smith, was thought to have been inside. He was not located in the residence and MCSO and PPB are continuing to investigate the incident and search the area.

Smith was last seen wearing tan Carhardt pants, a green jacket, and black work boots. He is 6'1", 150 lbs. with brown hair and blue eyes. He has multiple tattoos including some visible on his neck.

Smith was serving a 90-day Parole Violation sanction on an original charge of Identity Theft. If you see him or have information about his whereabouts, call 911 and do not approach him.

Additional information will be provided as the investigation moves forward.

Original Message:

On March 22, 2018 at approximately 12:22 p.m., an adult in custody assigned to MCSO's Work Crew stole an ODOT work truck from the 9400 block of NE Hancock Drive in Portland. In conjunction with ODOT, MCSO's Work Crew were conducting a cleanup of a green space near the area. The ODOT work truck was reportedly left unlocked and running at the time of the theft.

The suspect is identified as Scott M. Smith, 25, of Portland. Responding Officers and Deputies have located the ODOT truck a short distance away and are searching the area for the suspect. No additional information is available at this time and updates will be released as they become available.


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