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At about 2:29 am this morning, an unknown male suspect attempted to rob an employee at Dotty's, located at 19273 Molalla Ave. Suite G. The suspect brandished a handgun, which is seen in the photograph, and demanded money. The suspect fled prior to getting any money. The employee was un-injured during the robbery and called police. Police searched the area but the suspect was not located.
The suspect is described as a white male adult, 20-30 years old, 5'9" to 6'0" tall, with a medium build. The suspect wore a distinct black and gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, black shoes, and a red and white bandana over his face. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.
If anyone recognizes the suspect or has any information about the robbery they are asked to call the Oregon City Police Department Tip Line at 503-496-1616. Reference OCPD case # 17-1040.
At about 9:08 am this morning an unknown male suspect robbed the OnPoint Community Credit Union located at 19753 S. Hwy 213. The suspect entered the bank and demanded money from the teller. The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. Although the suspect did not display a weapon the teller believed the suspect was armed. The suspect was last seen running on foot away from the bank. Oregon City Police with the assistance of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, Canby Police Department, and Gladstone Police Department contained the area. A police K-9 searched for the suspect but he was not located.
The suspect is described as a white male adult, early 20's, approximately 6'0" tall, with a slender build. The suspect was wearing a black and red Portland Trailblazers baseball hat, and a distinct gray and white jacket similar to a High School Letterman's jacket, blue jeans, and black and white tennis shoes.
The Oregon City Police along with the FBI are investigating this bank robbery. If anyone recognizes the suspect or has any information about the bank robbery they are asked to call the Oregon City Police Department Tip Line at 503-496-1616 or the FBI at 503-224-4181.
Reference OCPD case # 17-965.
-UPDATED PRESS RELEASE-
On March 13, 2017, around 11:45 pm, a citizen recognized the unidentified male suspect from a picture police had distributed and called the Oregon City Police. The male suspect was reported to be inside Shari's, 19001 S. Beavercreek Rd., playing on a lottery machine. Police arrived and identified the male as Kenneth Owen Trow. Kenneth Trow was arrested without incident and lodged at the Clackamas County Jail on one count of Criminal Mischief II, ORS 164.354; $6,250 bail.
On March 12, 2017, around 6:00 pm, Kenneth Trow damaged an Oregon Lottery poker machine at Abby's Legendary Pizza, located at 19011 S. Beavercreek Rd.
The Oregon City Police appreciates the public's help in identifying and locating Kenneth Trow.
Reference OCPD case # 17-841.
On March 12, 2017, around 6:00 pm, an unidentified male damaged an Oregon Lottery poker machine at Abby's Legendary Pizza, located at 19011 S. Beavercreek Rd.
The unidentified male was captured on surveillance cameras hitting and damaging the lottery machine screen. The suspect is described as a white male adult, in his mid-60's, 5'9" to 5'10" tall, about 200 pounds, with gray hair.
The Oregon City Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone who has information about or knows who the suspect is are encouraged to call the Oregon City Tip Line at 503-496-1616.
Reference OCPD case # 17-841.
Lisa Marie Peterson, 57, pled guilty to Murder this afternoon in a Clackamas County Circuit Court and was sentenced to life in prison, with the possibility of parole after 25 years.
On February 11, 2016, at about 3:48 pm, Lisa Peterson called police after she shot her 59-year-old husband, Joseph Ben Peterson, in their Oregon City home located at 19450 Falcon Dr. Lisa Peterson met police outside of their residence where she was arrested without incident. Police located Joseph Peterson inside the residence but he was already deceased. An autopsy determined Joseph Peterson was shot in the chest with a .380 caliber handgun.
The Oregon City Police Department with the assistance of the Clackamas County Inter-agency Major Crimes Team investigated the murder and forwarded their investigation to the Clackamas County District Attorney's Office for prosecution.
Refer OCPD case # 16-472