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UPDATE: Police Seek Help Locating Missing Woman (Photo) - 01/19/20

Robin Sells, Chief of Police                           Malaka Kerbs, Public Information Officer                                                                     

 

 

 UPDATE: Police Seek Help Locating Missing Woman

 

RELEASE DATE:        Jan. 19, 2020

CONTACT PERSON:  On Duty PIO
CASE NUMBER:          20-3265
 

Update:  Linda has returned home and is safe.  

Gresham, Ore. – Gresham Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 65-year-old woman.  Linda McCain was last seen today around 1:50 p.m.  Linda is developmentally delayed.  She is described as a white female, approximately 5-feet-4-inches tall, 145 pounds with black and grey hair.   She was last seen wearing a light blue puffy jacket and black pants.

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

 

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New Years Eve Shooting Arrests - 01/07/20

Gresham, Ore. - Gresham Police make two arrests in regards to New Years Eve homicide. On Dec. 31 at approximately 8:15 p.m., police responded to the 18800 block of NE Irving Ct. There they found 23-year-old Joshua Cermack deceased at the scene, and 19-year-old Christian Stai with life threatening injuries.
 

Last night the East Metro SWAT Team executed a search warrant in the 18500 block of NE Everett St. They arrested 18-year-old Zion Evans and 18-year-old Jacob Cadle. Both are being charged with murder in the 1st degree and robbery in the 1st degree. The shooting is believed to be drug related. No further information is being released at this time. 
 

Anyone that knows anything about the shooting is asked to call the Gresham Police Tip Line at 503-618-2719.

Fatal Pedestrian Crash - Update - 01/07/20

Gresham, Ore. - On Jan. 6th around 8:30 a.m., Gresham police officers responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by a car on SE Hogan Rd. and SE 5th St. The pedestrian was deceased at the scene. Next of kin has been notified. He is identified as 11-year-old Luis Medina. 

Police Seek Help Locating Missing Man - 01/07/20

Gresham, Ore. – Gresham Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 68-year-old man. Jeffery Still was last seen today around 8:50 p.m. after leaving Portland Adventist Hospital. Still has medical issues and needs medication. He has brown hair, is approximately 5-feet-10-inches tall, and 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and blue jeans



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

Fatal Pedestrian Crash - 01/06/20

Robin Sells, Chief of Police                                        Malaka Kerbs, Public Information Officer                                                                   

 

Fatal Pedestrian Crash

 

RELEASE DATE:               Jan. 6, 2020

CONTACT PERSON:           On Duty PIO
CASE NUMBER:               20-926
 

Gresham, Ore.— On Jan. 6th around 8:30 a.m., Gresham police officers responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by a car on SE Hogan Rd. and SE 5th St.  The pedestrian was deceased at the scene.  The pedestrian is an 11-year-old male who was on his way to school.

 

Next of kin have been notified and at this time the juvenile’s name will not be released.  The driver is identified as 26-year-old Garrett Bergquist of Gresham.  He cooperated with the investigation.  The investigation showed the pedestrian had the right of way and the driver ran the red light.  There was indication of impairment and the driver has been arrested.

 

The East Metro Vehicular Crimes Team is investigation the crash.  Anyone that witnessed the collision is asked to call the Gresham Police Tip Line at 503.618.2719.

 

 

  
 

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Shooting Victim Identified - 01/02/20

Gresham, Ore.— Gresham Police identify victim involved in deadly shooting. On Dec. 31 at approximately 8:15 p.m., police responded to the 18800 block of NE Irving Ct on the report that the 911 caller was bleeding, and his friend was not responding. Police arrived on scene and located two adult males inside of a Dodge pickup that had been shot. The driver was deceased at the scene, and the passenger was taken to a local hospital by ambulance.  

The deceased man has been identified as 23-year-old Joshua Cermack of Portland. The medical examiner determined that he died from a gunshot wound. The name of the surviving victim is being withheld at this time.

The East Metro Major Crimes Team is still determining the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Nearby residents are being asked to call if they locate anything unusual on their property or if they have video surveillance that may be of assistance. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Gresham Police Tip Line at 503-618-2719.