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Free Child Safety Seat Clinic - 10/17/18

On October 20, 2018, Beaverton Police Department, along with Safe Kids Coalition of Washington County and Kuni Auto Center, will be offering a free child safety seat clinic.

The clinic will run from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM at the Kuni Auto Center located at 3725 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005.

Motor-vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death nationwide for children ages 1-12. In 2015, 1,353 children under age 9 were injured in Oregon traffic crashes; six children died. It's estimated that car seats may increase crash survival by 71% for infants under 1 year old, and by up to 59% for toddlers ages 1-4. Booster seats may reduce the chance of nonfatal injury among 4- to 8-year-olds by 45% compared to safety belts used alone.

For more information about the proper fit of a child safety seat please visit https://www.nhtsa.gov/equipment/car-seats-and-booster-seats.

No appointment is necessary so please just drop in. Arriving early is recommended as we sometimes have more vehicles than we can accommodate during the event timeframe. Each car seat check will take approximately 30 minutes.

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Attached Media Files: Press release
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Limited Edition BPD Pink Patches For Sale (Photo) - 10/15/18

Beaverton Police Department is now selling limited edition pink patches with all proceeds going towards Breast Friends.
Each patch will be sold for $10, with $9 supporting Breast Friends.

Community members can buy patches at the Beaverton Police Department from Lieutenant Keith Welch or Public Information Officer Jeremy Shaw during daytime business hours. Outside daytime hours please call 503-526-2261 and ask for Lt. Welch or Officer Shaw.


Breast Friends was founded in 2000 by two breast cancer survivors and is local to Washington County. Breast Friends ensures no woman goes through cancer alone.
Breast Friends is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all sales will include a receipt for tax purposes. There is no limit on the number of patches that can be bought.

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Average BAC in September Alcohol DUIIs was .14% - 10/03/18

The Beaverton Police Department is participating in a yearlong National Traffic Safety Campaign again in 2018. The focus of this campaign is taking impaired drivers off our streets, keeping Beaverton a safe city to travel and live.

 

Officers were out on targeted patrols for impaired drivers during the month of September and made 39 DUII arrests. During the month of October, officers will continue their efforts to take impaired drivers off the streets of our no refusal city. This High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) detail was paid for by grant funds. Out of the 39 arrests, 4 people refused to take a breath test and a warrant for a blood draw was granted. Out of the people who were arrested for an alcohol related DUII and provided a breath sample, the average blood alcohol content in their blood was .14%.

 

8 Of the 39 DUII drivers in September crashed their car prior to being arrested. 10 Intoxicated drivers, which included the 8 traffic crashes, were found by citizens calling the police and 29 intoxicated drivers were found by our patrol officers performing self-initiated activity. Drunk driving, impaired driving or buzzed driving all have the potential to claim lives and often will result in jail time. The men and women of the Beaverton Police Department ask you to please use a designated driver or find another sober ride home.

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Attached Media Files: Press release
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Automobile/ Pedestrian Fatal Crash (Photo) - 10/01/18

On October 1, 2018 at 3:28 a.m. Beaverton Police officers responded to the 16000 block of TV Hwy regarding a vehicle/ pedestrian injury traffic crash.

 

When officers arrived, they found the pedestrian had passed away on scene.  Officers learned an adult male was driving a white Cadillac Escalade westbound on TV Hwy in the right lane of travel.  A pedestrian crossed TV Hwy, headed south, in front of the vehicle.  The vehicle hit the pedestrian and the driver immediately stopped to render aid.  The pedestrian was then hit by two additional vehicles.  Those two vehicles didn’t stop, but proceeded west on TV Hwy. 

 

The pedestrian was identified as 28-year-old Uriel Santiago-Sarabia from unincorporated Washington County.  The driver of the initial vehicle stayed on scene and cooperated fully with the investigation.  The driver was not arrested and no citations were issued.    

 

Beaverton Police Department is seeking information regarding the drivers of the two addition vehicles who struck Mr. Santiago-Sarabia.  One vehicle was described as a large truck and the other was a sedan.  The Washington County Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team assisted with the investigation.  If anyone has information regarding the two additional vehicles please call 503-629-0111 and speak to a Beaverton Police officer.

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Attached Media Files: Press release , Crash photo
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Rape And Sex Abuse Arrest (Photo) - 09/27/18

On September 19, 2018 Beaverton Police detectives arrested 20-year-old Jonathan Tyler after uncovering evidence that Mr. Tyler had a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl and his desire to have a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.


Mr. Tyler, a Salem resident, traveled to Beaverton to meet the 13-year-old victim, for a sexual relationship, on more than one occasion. Mr. Tyler also communicated through a social media application his desire to have a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.


On September 19th Mr. Tyler traveled to Beaverton to meet the 15-year-old victim for sex. Mr. Tyler was arrested by Beaverton Police detectives after arriving at the predetermined meeting location.

On September 25, 2018, evidence in this case was presented to a Washington County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury indicted Mr. Tyler on Rape in the Second degree, Sex Abuse in the First Degree, 2 counts of Online Sexual Corruption of a Minor in the First Degree and 2 counts of Luring a Minor. Mr. Tyler is currently in custody at the Washington County Jail.


Mr. Tyler worked for the Salem-Keizer Education Foundation. Due to Mr. Tyler’s work with youth, Beaverton Police detectives believe there may be more victims. Any additional victims are asked to call 503-629-0111 and speak to a Beaverton Police officer.

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Attached Media Files: Press release , Tyler mugshot
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Assault On A Public Safety Officer (Photo) - 09/25/18

On September 24, 2018, Beaverton Police officers arrested 52-year-old Thomas Ray after he harassed a train operator at Beaverton Transit Center and assaulted an officer.

 

At 9:47 p.m. on September 24th, Beaverton Police officers responded to Beaverton Transit Center regarding Mr. Ray who harassed a train operator.  Prior to officers’ arrival, Mr. Ray left on a bus and subsequently caused a disturbance on that bus.  The bus stopped at SW Lombard/SW Canyon due to the disturbance Mr. Ray was causing.    

 

The first officer arrived on scene and was speaking to Mr. Ray in the parking lot of Natural Foods Grocer.  As a second officer approached, Mr. Ray assaulted the first officer, to the extent, the officer needed medical attention.  Mr. Ray continued to resist arrest as more officers arrived.  Mr. Ray was finally taking into custody and transported to Washington County Jail. 

 

The first officer was taken to a local hospital and later released.  The full extent of the officer’s injuries will not be known until a later date.  Another officer suffered minor injuries during the incident.

 

Mr. Ray was charged with Assaulting a Public Safety Officer, Assault in the Forth Degree, Interfering with a Police Officer, Harassment and Interfering with Public Transportation. 

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Attached Media Files: Press Release , Mugshot Ray
Officer-Involved Shooting - 09/24/18

On September 7, 2018 at approximately 8:31 am, Beaverton police officers responded to the 8500 block of SW Apple Way on a report of an adult male riding a bike while holding a large knife. This incident ultimately ended in an officer involved shooting.

On September 21, 2018, evidence in this case was presented to a Washington County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury indicted 22-year-old Anthony A Shaner for three counts of Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Two Beaverton Police officers and one store employee were considered victims in the three criminal counts.


Mr. Shaner is still receiving medical attention at a local hospital. Once Mr. Shaner is released from the hospital he will be taken into custody on the Grand Jury indictment.


Beaverton Police Officer Dan Coulson was involved in this officer involved shooting. Officer Coulson is a 22 year veteran of the Beaverton Police Department. Officer Coulson was placed on administrative leave during the investigation, which is standard practice.

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Attached Media Files: Press release
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Youth Pastor Arrested For Luring A Minor (Photo) - 09/24/18

On September 7, 2018 Beaverton Police Detectives arrested 30-year-old Ryan Mutchler. Mutchler had a text message conversation, over several days with an undercover detective, which outlined Mutchler’s desires to have a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl. Mr. Mutchler was taken to Washington County Jail and charged with Online Sexual Corruption of a Minor in the Second Degree and Luring a Minor.


Beaverton Police Department was informed of Mr. Mutchler’s potential behavior by alert parents who monitored their child’s cell phone use. Mr. Mutchler met the victim at a joint church camp between June 24th and June 30, 2018.


Mutchler was a youth pastor at Mountain Park Church in Lake Oswego and he assisted with the Aloha High School marching band program on a short-term basis.


Beaverton Police Department believes there is a potential for more victims given Mr. Mutchler’s work with youth. Any additional victims or anyone with information regarding Mr. Mutchler’s behavior are asked to call 503-629-0111 and speak to a Beaverton Police officer.

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Attached Media Files: Press release , mugshot