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Oregon City Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying fraud suspects (Photo) - 11/21/17

On November 11, 2017, unknown suspect(s) broke into a vehicle in Oregon City and stole credit cards from within. On November 12, 2017, the credit cards were used at multiple locations in Clackamas County and Multnomah County. Attached are surveillance photographs of the two unidentified male suspects and an associated female subject.

Male Suspect #1 is described as a white male adult, around 30 years old, and stocky build. He is wearing blue jeans, a gray Carhart hooded sweatshirt, and baseball hat.

Male Suspect #2 is described as a white male adult, around 30 years old, and medium build. He is wearing blue jeans, black hooded sweatshirt, and black jacket with red sleeves.

The suspects are associated with a dark colored Dodge Dakota with matching canopy.

The Oregon City Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the two male suspects and associated female pictured with suspect #2. Anyone who has information about or knows who the suspects are, are encouraged to call the Oregon City Tip Line at 503-496-1616.

Reference OCPD case # 17-4064.

UPDATE: Woman who died in early morning fire identified - 11/14/17

Just after 2:00 am, on November 8, 2017, one of our officers was on patrol when he saw a fire near the Abernethy Bridge, Washington St. and 16th St. The fire was from a homeless camp on the hillside. When our officer found the fire, it had already engulfed the camp and nearby trees. Clackamas Fire responded and extinguished the fire. After the fire was extinguished, fire personnel found a deceased female inside a shelter. The female has been identified as 45-year-old Rachael Renee Edwards. Clackamas Fire investigators, our detectives, and the Clackamas County Medical Examiner's Officer are investigating the death and cause of the fire. Ms. Edwards' family are mourning their loss in this tragedy and have requested privacy.

Reference OCPD case # 17-4009

UPDATE: The Oregon City Police department is investigating an early morning accidental shooting that occurred at the Pioneer Pub, 720 Main St. - 10/24/17

On October 22, 2017, Oregon City Police responded to a suspicious circumstance call at about 1:14 am at the Pioneer Pub, 720 Main St. When initial officers arrived, they identified a 25-year-old male, Oregon City resident, had been shot in his hand. Police determined the gunshot wound was not self-inflicted and the person who had shot the victim had left the scene prior to police arriving. The victim was transported by ambulance to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

Detectives have identified a 21-year-old Clackamas resident as the person who accidentally shot the victim. Police have determined that the suspect and the victim knew each other. Detectives have ruled the shooting was accidental. The suspect also sustained a self-inflicted non-life threatening gunshot wound to his hand. No one else was injured at the scene. The suspect is cooperating with the investigation and detectives are still investigating this incident.

Later in the afternoon, Oregon City Police learned a trailer had been shot once in a nearby parking lot. No one was injured in this shooting. Detectives have determined these two incidents are related. The Oregon City Police believe these are isolated incidents and no one was targeted. We would like to encourage responsible gun handling at all times. At this time, no arrests have been made and the investigations are continuing.

Refer OCPD case # 17-3808