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Armond Harper Homicide Remains Unsolved After Three Years - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #19-08 (Photo) - 10/19/21

The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the 2018 homicide of Armond Harper.

On October 19, 2018, at 9:58 a.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to the report of a shooting at North Rosa Parks Way and North Albina Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located 42-year-old Armond Ramoan Harper suffering from a gunshot wound. Passersby were providing medical aid to the victim prior to police and EMS arrival. Harper was transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment to life-threatening injuries. Medical personnel were unable to save Harper's life and he died early the next day.

Witnesses described the suspect as a Black male in his 20s, medium build, wearing gray or black clothing, and that he ran out of the area, northbound on North Mississippi Avenue.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Anyone wishing to submit a secure and anonymous tip regarding any unsolved felony crime should visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/ or visit the App Store and download P3 Tips for your smart phone or tablet.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100% by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, please visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/

Photo: Victim Armond Harper

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Dion Matthews Jr. Homicide Remains Unsolved After Six Years - Crime Stoppers Featured Cases #17-28 (Photo) - 10/18/21

The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the 2015 homicide of Don Matthews Jr.

On Sunday October 18, 2015, at 11:15 p.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to the report of a shooting at Southwest 3rd Avenue and Burnside Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and were directed to the parking lot behind Dante's, located at 380 West Burnside Street, where they located 23-year-old Dion Anthony Matthews Jr. deceased. The Oregon State Medical Examiner determined that Matthews died of a gunshot wound.

Witnesses described seeing people running from the area and vehicles being driven away after the shooting.

No arrests have been made in this case and family is asking public to help solve this case.

Dion's mother Taunya provided the following statement:

"I'm a grieving mother with a voice. I'm reaching out as it has been six long devastating years since my only son's murder. That day changed my life forever, Please help me help others to put these massive killings to rest in our town of Portland Oregon. I know someone and people had seen something on the night of October 18, 2015, behind Dante's at 11:15 p.m., where my baby was killed cold blooded, as the killer or killers walked up to him and took his life. Let's stand together save our children's life from ending so very young and soon due to act of senseless violence.

"I do understand if you don't want to come out publicly to say something so please do so anonymously. Do the right thing, clear your consciousness and heart. Aren't you all tired of going to funerals and burying your children and loved ones?"

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Anyone wishing to submit a secure and anonymous tip regarding any unsolved felony crime should visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/ or visit the App Store and download P3 Tips for your smart phone or tablet.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100% by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, please visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/

Photo: Dion Matthews Jr.

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Reward Offered in Sean Garner Homicide - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #21-29 (Photo) - 10/08/21

The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the September 2021 homicide of Sean Garner.

On Sunday September 19, 2021, at 4:21 a.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 8400 block of North Brandon Avenue. When officers arrived at the scene, they found 44-year-old Sean Edward Garner deceased.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and determined that Garner died as a result of a gunshot wound and ruled his death a homicide.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Anyone wishing to submit a secure and anonymous tip regarding any unsolved felony crime should visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/ or visit the App Store and download P3 Tips for your smart phone or tablet.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100% by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, please visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/

Photo: Victim Sean Garner

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Donte' Young Homicide Remains Unsolved After Eight Years - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #13-26 (Photo) - 10/07/21

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a North Portland homicide that occurred eight years ago.

On October 7, 2013, at approximately 2:00 p.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 9500 block of North Burr Avenue. Officers arrived and located 33-year-old Donte' Al-Wa'Keel Young deceased from a gunshot wound to the head.

Officers talked with a number of witnesses at the scene and learned that a large group of people fled the area before police arrived. Detectives believe these witnesses may have information critical to the investigation.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Anyone wishing to submit a secure and anonymous tip regarding any unsolved felony crime should visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/ or visit the App Store and download P3 Tips for your smart phone or tablet.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100% by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, please visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/

Photos: Victim Donte' Young

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Maurice Gatson Homicide Remains Unsolved After Six Years - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #18-14 (Photo) - 10/03/21

The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a 2015 homicide.

On October 3, 2015, at 12:45 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the report of someone shot outside the Pallas Club, located at 13639 SE Powell Boulevard.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located 45-year-old Maurice Anthony Gatson suffering from fatal gunshot wounds. Gatson is survived by his wife and two children.

The suspect has been described as a Black male adult.

Homicide detectives have released surveillance video of the shooting to aid in the identification of the suspect. Warning -- the video is graphic and may upset some viewers but is being released with the consent of Gatson's family.

The video is available for viewing and download at https://youtu.be/MZwih8i1pT4

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Anyone wishing to submit a secure and anonymous tip regarding any unsolved felony crime should visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/ or visit the App Store and download P3 Tips for your smart phone or tablet.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100% by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, please visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/

Photos: Victim Maurice Gatson

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Michael Olson Homicide Remains Unsolved After Seven Years - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-39 (Photo) - 09/30/21

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a 2014 homicide that occurred in the Woodstock Neighborhood of Southeast Portland.

On Tuesday September 30, 2014, at 11:08 p.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 6100 block of Southeast 52nd Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim, 30-year-old Michael William Olson, deceased after suffering from a fatal gunshot wound. Olson resided in the Woodstock Neighborhood.

Homicide investigators believe Olson was killed in the course of a robbery.

An eyewitness described the suspect as possibly being a light-skinned African American or Hispanic male.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Anyone wishing to submit a secure and anonymous tip regarding any unsolved felony crime should visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/ or visit the App Store and download P3 Tips for your smart phone or tablet.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100% by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, please visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/

Photo: Victim Michael Olson and Suspect Sketch

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Reward Offered in Hood River County Cold Case Homicide - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #21-28 (Photo) - 09/29/21

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the disappearance and homicide of Tisha Dyer.

In June 2003, human remains were located in a remote location on a Mount Hood forest road in Hood River County. In 2021, the Oregon State Medical Examiner identified the remains as Tisha Ann Dyer, missing since 2002.

Hood River County Sheriff’s Office detectives learned that Tisha’s family and friends had not heard from or seen Tisha since 2002. At the time of her disappearance, Tisha was 36 years old, approximately 5’5” tall, and 130 pounds. At the time of her disappearance, Tisha was thought to be living the Portland area. According to the investigation, Tisha was not known to be involved in hiking or any other outdoor activities that would have taken her to a remote location on Mount Hood.

Investigators have shared three photos of Tisha to aid in the investigation: Two photos of Tisha at a party in the early 1990s (wearing a blue dress) and a 2001 DMV photo.

Investigators are asking for the public’s help to solve this case.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Anyone wishing to submit a secure and anonymous tip regarding any unsolved felony crime should visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/ or visit the App Store and download P3 Tips for your smart phone or tablet.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100% by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, please visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/

Photos: Tisha Ann Dyer

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Steven McCorvey Jr. Homicide Remains Unsolved After Five Years - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #15-35 (Photo) - 09/23/21

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a 2015 homicide.

On Wednesday September 23, 2015, at 8:34 p.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to the area of Northeast 15th Avenue and Buffalo Street after multiple reports of gunfire in the area.

Officers arrived in the area and located a vehicle occupied with two gunshots victims. Medical personnel responded to the scene and transported a 41-year-old female victim from the scene with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

30-year-old Stephen Dwayne McCorvey Jr. died at the scene. The Oregon State Medical Examiner determined that McCorvey Jr. died as a result of the shooting.

At this time, there is no suspect information.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Anyone wishing to submit a secure and anonymous tip regarding any unsolved felony crime should visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/ or visit the App Store and download P3 Tips for your smart phone or tablet.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100% by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, please visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/

Photo: Steven McCorvey Jr.

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