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Firearm Photo
Firearm Photo
PPB Officers Seize Firearm in Traffic Stop-Two Arrested (Photo) - 03/08/19

On March 1, 2019, at 10:59 P.M., members of the Portland Police Bureau's Gun Violence Reduction Team conducted a traffic stop in the 3300 block of Southeast 148th Avenue. During the traffic stop, a firearm was located and seized. (Photo)

Two subjects were arrested in relation to the firearm. 29 year-old Jeremy Butte and 34 year-old Aaron Athearn were arrested and booked at the Multnomah County Detention Center. Butte was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon (Firearm), Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Loaded Firearm in Public (City Code), and a parole violation detainer. Athearn was charged with Carrying a Concealed Firearm and Possession of a Loaded Firearm in Public (City Code). (Photos)

The Portland Police Bureau's Gun Violence Reduction Team continues to investigate several incidents of gun violence citywide. Anyone with information about gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106 or email information to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared with investigators as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects.

Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov

If you see a gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a minimum $250 cash reward to anyone who reports a convicted felon or a juvenile in possession of a firearm and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.

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Call 503-823-HELP


Attached Media Files: Firearm Photo , Butte Photo , Athearn Photo
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