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Police Investigate Fatal Collision - UPDATE - 10/29/19

Gresham, Ore.— Yesterday at approximately 6:30 a.m., Gresham police officers responded to a report of a collision on Hwy 26 at Hillyard Rd. The driver of one of the vehicles was deceased at the scene. Next of kin have been notified and the driver is identified as 61-year-old Anthony Ortiz of Portland. The other driver is identified as 20-year-old Tyrone Keever of Estacada. He is cooperating with the investigation.

Police are still investigating the crash. No arrests or citations have been issued. If you know anything about the collision you are asked to call the Gresham Police Tip Line at 503.618.2719.

Missing 10-Year-Old Located - 10/29/19

Missing 10-year-old Rudy McNeese has been located and is safe. We would like to thank the public for their assistance. It is much appreciated.

Police Seek Help Locating Missing 10-Year-Old (Photo) - 10/29/19

Gresham, Ore. – Gresham Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 10-year-old boy. Rudy McNeese ran away from school and was last seen around 11:30 a.m. at the Plaid Pantry at Powell Blvd. and Eastman Pkwy. McNeese has brown hair, is approximately 4-feet-9-inches tall and medium to heavy build. He was last seen wearing the clothing in the surveillance photo. A black and orange plaid checkered shirt with black sleeves and hood or cap, black pants, and black shoes.

Anyone who knows of McNeese’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.

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Police Investigate Fatal Collision - 10/28/19

Gresham, Ore.— This morning at approximately 6:30 a.m., police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Hwy 26 at Hillyard Rd. An SUV was travelling westbound on Hwy 26 when it collided with another SUV that had been travelling eastbound and was turning left onto Hillyard Rd. The adult male driver of the turning vehicle was deceased at the scene. The other driver appeared to have minor injuries and is cooperating with investigators. Impairment does not appear to be a factor.

Police are still investigating the circumstances of the crash. No arrests or citations have been issued. If you know anything about the collision you are asked to call the Gresham Police Tip Line at 503.618.2719.

Gresham Police ODOT Speed Enforcement Grant - Results - 10/23/19

The Gresham Police Department participated in the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Speed Enforcement Grant conducting extra enforcement patrols in areas where serious injury and fatal vehicle collisions have occurred. The goal of this grant was to reduce speed related crashes in the City of Gresham.

The locations where the focused patrols were as follows:

1. Burnside St.

2. Division St.

3. Powell St.

4. Stark St.

5. Hogan Dr.

6. Glisan St.

7. 181st Ave.

8. I-84

During the grant period of Oct. 1, 2018 to Sept. 30, 2019, officers issued 137 citations and gave 11 warnings.

The Gresham Police Department would like to remind the public to drive safely and follow the posted speed limits.