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News Release
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Assault Suspect Arrested out of Tualatin River (Photo) - 07/18/24

On Thursday, July 18, 2024, at approximately 6:05am, Tualatin Police responded to a report of an assault taking place on the railroad tracks, near 19605 SW Boones Ferry Rd, in Tualatin. It was reported that an adult male was assaulting an adult female.

When officers arrived, they witnessed the suspect, identified as Troy Dwayne Tedtaotao, 33 years of age, of Tualatin, running from the scene. Officers chased after Mr. Tedtaotao as he led them towards the Tualatin River, near Tualatin Community Park. Mr. Tedtaotao proceeded to jump down an embankment and enter the river.

Tualatin Police, with the assistance of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO), Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), Tigard Police Department, Washington County Tactical Negotiations Team (TNT), and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVFR) were able to coordinate efforts using boats, drones and police K9s to track and contain Mr. Tedtaotao until he was safely taken into custody.

Mr. Tedtaotao is charged with Second Degree Domestic Assault and is lodged at the Washington County Jail. 

There is no further information at this time.

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