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Indictment filed after cyber tip results in discovery of 30K images, video of child pornography - 04/20/18

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a grand jury indictment has been filed against Shawn Martin, 49, in connection with a child pornography investigation.

The grand jury indictment charges Martin with 10 counts of encouraging child sexual abuse in the first degree and five counts of encouraging child sexual abuse in the second degree.

According to a probable cause affidavit filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Friday, April 13, 2018, a video uploading website discovered that a user was uploading child pornography onto his account. Martin was on post-prison supervision for numerous prior Ballot Measure 11 convictions related to sex crimes.

A cyber tip was received that resulted in the seizure and subsequent search of two of the defendant's laptops, according to court documents.

The probable cause affidavit states that a digital forensic exam of the two computers revealed more than 30,000 images and videos of child pornography. These were pictures and videos of children in sexually explicit situations including kids being raped and molested by adults. The age of the depicted children ranged from infants (less than a year old) to toddlers (between 2-4 years old) to prepubescent children (5-11 years old).

The court documents further allege that the defendant's laptops contained written stories of child molestation fantasies that were downloaded from the internet, written manuals that gave tips on how to have sexual encounters with children downloaded from the internet, and other explicit written literature.

The defendant in this case made his first court appearance on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Martin’s next court date is scheduled for April 23, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at the Multnomah County Justice Center, Courtroom Number 3.

Media: A copy of the charging documents and probable cause affidavit filed in this case can be obtained through the Oregon eCourt Case Information (OECI) system under case number 18CR24980.

Attached Media Files: PR-18-17-Shawn_Martin.pdf
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Man receives 88 month prison sentence after violent attack in downtown Portland (Photo) - 04/17/18

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced an 88 month prison sentence for Matthew Lee Owen after a 12-person jury found him guilty of two counts of assault in the second degree in connection with an attack that happened on September 26, 2017 in downtown Portland.

The jury returned its guilty verdict on January 11, 2018. Sentencing was set over to allow for a pre-sentence investigation to be conducted.

On April 13, 2018, Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Leslie M. Roberts sentenced the defendant to 88 months in prison.

At trial, Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Todd Jackson presented evidence that showed on September 26th, 2017 at approximately 7:30 p.m., officers assigned to the Portland Police Bureau were waived down at the corner of Southwest 4th Avenue and Southwest Washington Street. There, they saw a woman on the corner screaming with a large amount of blood coming from her face.

During the trial, the jury learned that the victim, who was homeless, had been playing her guitar midblock on Southwest 4th Avenue between Southwest Washington Street and Southwest Stark Street.  The victim made a mistake while playing a song, which prompted the defendant, who had been listening, to call her an explicit name.  The jury heard that the victim held out her arm and wagged a finger at the defendant telling him to stop using that kind of language.  The defendant then grabbed her arm and threw her to the ground.

Multiple witnesses testified that they saw the defendant repeatedly stomp the victim’s face into the pavement while she was on the ground. Evidence presented to the court showed that at the time, the defendant was wearing heavy hiking boots with a composite toe.

“This violent, unprovoked attack continued until witnesses were able to distract the defendant enough to allow the victim to escape,” said Deputy District Attorney Todd Jackson. “The victim in this case suffered extensive injuries that ultimately required facial surgery to repair. She was traumatized by what happened and the recovery for her has been difficult.”

The woman’s injuries included damaged teeth, multiple facial bones being broken, and a portion of her lower lip being completely detached.

Media: A photo of the defendant’s boot, which was entered into evidence during trial, is being included with this press release.

 

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Contact: Brent Weisberg, Communications Director

Phone: 503.988.6567

Email: rent.Weisberg@mcda.us">Brent.Weisberg@mcda.us

Former bookkeeper of K&F Coffee Roasters indicted for alleged embezzlement - 04/12/18

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a 58-count indictment was filed against a Hillsboro woman for allegedly stealing approximately $160,000.

It is alleged that between March 2016 and September 2017, the defendant, Yor Lisa Lor, as the bookkeeper, used her position at K&F Coffee Roasters to write checks to her personal financial accounts for a loss of approximately $160,000.

The indictment alleges multiple counts of identity theft for forging the names of the two owners of K&F Coffee while writing the checks.

Lor made her first court appearance at the Multnomah County Justice Center on April 12, 2018 at 2 p.m before Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge David F. Rees. Her next court date is scheduled for June 1, 2018.

A copy of the indictment filed in this case can be obtained through the Oregon eCourt Case Information (OECI) system using Case Number 18CR24001.

This case is being investigated by the Portland Police Bureau’s White Collar Crimes Unit.

Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Sean Mazorol is prosecuting this case.

 

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Contact: Brent Weisberg, Communications Director

Phone: 503.988.6567

Email: rent.Weisberg@mcda.us">Brent.Weisberg@mcda.us

 

Attached Media Files: PR-18-15-Yor_Lisa_Lor.pdf
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Husband, wife charged in connection with multiple armed robberies that occurred throughout Multnomah, Clackamas County (Photo) - 04/12/18

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced criminal charges were filed against a husband and wife who have been connected to a series of robberies that are alleged to have occurred in Portland, Gresham, Wood Village, and Happy Valley in Clackamas County.

Upon review of this case, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office has charged Nigel Floyd, 38, with 21 counts of first-degree robbery and Stephanie Floyd, 39, with 19 counts of first-degree robbery. They are scheduled to make their first court appearances in Multnomah County Circuit Court before Judge David F. Rees on April 12, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at the Multnomah County Justice Center, Courtroom Number 3.

According to court documents, detectives assigned to the Gresham Police Department and Portland Police Bureau developed information that Nigel Floyd committed more than 20 robberies using a large kitchen knife. It is alleged that the robberies started on January 20, 2018 and continued through April 11, 2018.

Additionally, it is alleged in court documents that detectives from the Gresham Police Department, Portland Police Bureau, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office worked collaboratively and started conducting surveillance around local stores similar to the locations that had been previously robbed. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office assisted law enforcement in preparing an arrest warrant, search warrant and court orders for GPS data and cell phone tower data.

In a probable cause affidavit filed, it is stated that on April 11, 2018, a law enforcement surveillance team observed Nigel Floyd and Stephanie Floyd in the 7800-block of Northeast Glisan Street. Both were associated with a white mini-van. According to court documents, law enforcement observed Nigel Floyd exit the mini-van and put on a mask. Shortly thereafter, it is alleged that Nigel Floyd robbed the business. Law enforcement watched as Nigel Floyd exited the business and got back into the mini-van.

According to court documents, Stephanie Floyd is alleged to have been the getaway driver in a majority of the robberies while her husband, Nigel Floyd, is the one who entered the businesses to actually commit the robberies.

According to court documents, law enforcement believe Nigel Floyd and Stephanie Floyd are responsible for the following robberies:

  • January 20, 2018 - Metro PCS store located at 3510 SE 122nd Avenue
  • January 24, 2018, the Game Stop store located at 4328 SE 82nd Avenue
  • January 26, 2018, the Metro PCS store located at 1665 NE Division Street
  • January 29, 2018, the Metro PCS store located at 3510 Southeast 122nd Avenue
  • January 29, 2018, the Metro PCS store located 17988 Northeast Glisan Street
  • February 05, 2018, Sally's Beauty Supply located at 11966 Northeast Glisan Street
  • February 09, 2018 the GNC (General Nutrition Centers) store located at 1307 Northeast 102nd Avenue, Suite N
  • February 13, 2018, the Sally's Beauty Supply store located at 1505 Northeast 40th Avenue, Suite B
  • On February 20, 2018, the T-Mobile store located at 901 Southwest Highland Drive, Suite E
  • February 24, 2018, the Cricket Wireless store located at 1 Northeast 181st Avenue
  • March 02, 2018, Emerald Vapors (a vape shop) located at 8136 Southeast Foster Road
  • March 12, 2018, Str8vaping (a vape shop) located at 40 Northeast Division Street
  • March 13, 2018, the Game Stop located at 2705 Northeast 238th Drive
  • March 18, 2018, the Metro PCS store located at 801 Northeast 242nd Drive
  • March 21, 2018 the Boost Mobile Store located at 1120 Northeast 82nd Avenue
  • April 03, 2018, Metro PCS located at 9226 Southeast Division Street Unit A

The public record in this case includes multiple photos of the alleged robber, Nigel Floyd. These photos are being released to members of the media at the request of law enforcement to assist with the investigations that remain on-going.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call either Gresham Police Detective Tim Snider at 503-618-3186 or via email at Tim.Snider@greshamoregon.gov or Portland Police Detective William Winters at 503-823-04560 or via email at s@PortlandOregon.gov">William.Winters@PortlandOregon.gov

Additional details on this case, including the full probable cause affidavit, can be obtained through the Oregon eCourt Case Information (OECI) system under Case Numbers 18CR24699 and 18CR24695.

Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney David Hannon is prosecuting this case.

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Contact: Brent Weisberg, Communications Director

Phone: 503.988.6567

Email: rent.Weisberg@mcda.us">Brent.Weisberg@mcda.us

 

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Man convicted under Oregon hate crime statutes after threatening Muslim couple in Northeast Portland - 04/11/18

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that Fredrick Harmes (who also uses the last name of “Sorrell”) pleaded no contest to two counts of second-degree intimidation.

Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Benjamin Souede found Harmes’ change of pleas to be knowingly and voluntarily. Judge Souede accepted the no contest pleas and convicted Harmes.

This case is a result of an incident that occurred on May 29, 2017 when Alekzandr Wray and his wife Jaminah Shannon were driving in Northeast Portland in the afternoon when the defendant pulled up next to them in a van.

According to court documents, Harmes, through an open driver window, made several comments about Ms. Shannon’s attire and used explicit language to tell her to take off her Niqab and a Hijab. Harmes told both Mr. Wray and Ms. Shannon to go back to their own country. While legally it does not matter, Mr. Wray stated in court both he and his wife were born and raised in the United States of America. The defendant repeatedly called the victims “terrorists,” according to court documents.

The victims in this case told Portland Police that Harmes’ actions caused them to become frightened for their safety. As they slowed down to let the defendant pass their vehicle, Harmes slowed his vehicle too, keeping pace with them for several blocks while continuing to yell and at times swerving his vehicle towards the victims’ vehicle.

According to court documents, while stopped at a red light near the intersection of Northeast 102nd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street, the defendant hung out his window and used both hands to mimic, in a very demonstrative fashion, shooting a gun at the victims.

Harmes “shot” at Mr. Wray and Ms. Shannon again using his finger gestures. He then proceeded to move to a position in his vehicle, which was out of their sight. The victims told police that they believed he may have been reaching for a real gun.

Harmes was arrested on July 7, 2017.

Judge Souede allowed the victims to address the court after Harmes changed his pleas. Both Mr. Wray and Ms. Shannon told the court about the emotional impact Harmes had on them, their family and the Muslim community.

Sentencing for Harmes will resume on May 18, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. before Judge Souede.

The maximum sentence for a single count conviction of second-degree intimidation is 364 days in jail and/or a fine of $6,250.

 

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Contact: Brent Weisberg, Communications Director

Phone: 503.988.6567

Email: rent.Weisberg@mcda.us">Brent.Weisberg@mcda.us

Attached Media Files: PR-18-14-Fredrick_Harmes.pdf
Charges filed against man accused of dressing up as a salesman, selling bogus electronics after weighing down packages, resealing authentic boxes - 04/10/18

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced criminal charges were filed against Jeremy Shawn Williams, 36, who is accused of placing random household objects into brand name electronic boxes, resealing the packaging and then selling the items under false pretenses to unsuspecting people.

Williams is charged with three counts each of identity theft and computer crime. He is also charged with two counts of second-degree theft and one count each of attempted second-degree theft, forgery, unlawful possession of heroin, unlawful possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of hydrocodone.

Williams made his first court appearance in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 before Judge David F. Rees.

According to court documents filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court, Portland Police spoke with a man on March 19, 2018 who reported he made contact with someone using the name “Nik” on an internet marketplace. The victim told police that he agreed to meet “Nik” to buy a brand name laptop computer for $200. It is alleged that the defendant showed up dressed in a way that presented himself as an employee from a national electronics retailer. Court documents allege that the defendant wore a company name tag with the name “Nick” printed on it.

According to court documents, the victim gave the defendant $200, expecting a computer. When the victim looked at the package, the defendant would not allow the buyer to open the box, which had been resealed, arguing that if the box was opened and the sale fell through, the defendant could not resell an opened product.

According to court documents, when the victim later opened the box, he found a random book inside.

A similar incident occurred 10 days later, according to court documents. It is alleged that a second victim used the internet to buy a cellphone for $300. When the victim showed up to retrieve the item, the defendant appeared to be wearing a uniform and had on the name tag with the name “Nick” printed on it. It is alleged that when the victim opened the package, he found an electronic device that is used to repel rodents, and not the phone as originally expected.

According to court documents, on April 9, 2018, detectives with the Portland Police Bureau contacted “Nick” online in an attempt to buy another cellphone. The defendant arrived wearing similar clothing as he did from the two other transactions. It is alleged in a probable cause affidavit that additional evidence, including hydrocodone pills, methamphetamine and heroin, was found in the defendant’s possession at the time of his arrest.

Williams’ next court date is scheduled for April 24, 2018.

 

Media: A copy of the probable cause affidavit filed in this case can be obtained through the Oregon eCourt Case Information (OECI) system using case number 18CR24076.

 

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Contact: Brent Weisberg, Communications Director

Phone: 503.988.6567

Email: rent.Weisberg@mcda.us">Brent.Weisberg@mcda.us

 

Multnomah County inmate indicted after escaping from work crew - 04/09/18

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a five count indictment against Scott Michael Smith, 25, in connection with the alleged theft of an Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) vehicle while Smith was participating in an inmate work crew program.

In court documents, it is alleged that on March 22, 2018, the defendant, who was assigned to the Multnomah County Inverness Jail, stole an ODOT vehicle in the 9400-block of Northeast Hancock Drive. A multi-day manhunt for Smith ensued. He was captured on March 24, 2018.

Smith made his first court appearance on March 26, 2018 before Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Angel Lopez. On April 2, 2018, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office filed a court order indicating that we could not proceed forward with the case. The initial charges against Smith were dismissed; however, the defendant remained in custody on a parole violation. Following the court notice, additional investigative work was conducted, including presenting witnesses before the grand jury.

On April 9, 2018, the Multnomah County grand jury returned a true bill that charges Smith with two counts of second-degree escape and one count each of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, aggravated first-degree theft and first-degree theft.

Smith is scheduled to be arraigned on April 10 at the Multnomah County Justice Center, Courtroom 3.

 

Media: A copy of the indictment can be obtained through the Oregon eCourt Case Information (OECI) system under case number 18CR20263.    

 

 

Contact: Brent Weisberg, Communications Director

Phone: 503.988.6567

Email: rent.Weisberg@mcda.us">Brent.Weisberg@mcda.us

 

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Attached Media Files: PR-18-12-Scott_Michael_Smith.pdf
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Man receives 70 month prison sentence for randomly attacking high school student in Northeast Portland (Photo) - 04/06/18

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that Carlos Nampula-Cruz, 38, received a 70 month prison sentence in connection with a random attack against a 17-year-old boy near Benson High School in Northeast Portland.

“No one should ever have to experience something like this, especially a 17-year-old high school student who was walking with his friend to get an after school snack,” said Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Todd Jackson, who prosecuted this case. “This was a random, unprovoked attack that occurred less than a block away from a place where everyone should feel safe, a high school.”

Nampula-Cruz pleaded guilty to one count each of attempted second-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon, second-degree assault and first-degree criminal mischief.

The investigation started on February 8, 2018 when Portland Police responded to reports of a disturbance around 2:30 p.m. near Northeast 9th and Northeast Flanders Street.

The 17-year-old victim who was stabbed suffered non-life threatening injuries to his shoulder.

According to court documents filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court, prior to the actual stabbing, Nampula-Cruz attempted to stab another unrelated, random person. He then threatened to stab a third person, threw a brick through a fourth victim’s car window, breaking it, and then stabbed the 17-year-old boy.

“After all of that, this defendant proceeded to kick a fifth victim’s vehicle door, causing property damage before ultimately being taken into custody by the Portland Police Bureau,” Jackson said.

As part of the plea agreement reached with the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office, Nampula-Cruz will be ordered to pay restitution, which will be determined at a later date, and will be on three years of post-prison supervision.

 

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Media: A photo of the knife used in this stabbing is being provided as part of this press release.

A booking photo of Nampula-Cruz can be obtained through the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Contact: Brent Weisberg, Communications Director

Phone: 503.988.6567

Email: rent.Weisberg@mcda.us">Brent.Weisberg@mcda.us

 

 

Portland man indicted in connection with robbery, kidnapping - 04/05/18

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a four-count indictment against a 42-year-old man in connection with an attempted rape, kidnapping and robbery investigation.

On April 3, 2018, a Multnomah County grand jury indicted Randy Wayne Bunch with one count each of first-degree kidnapping, first-degree burglary, second-degree robbery, and attempted first-degree rape.

According to court documents filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court, on October 6, 2017, around 7:00 p.m., a woman was working at a cell phone store in the 1400 block of North Tomahawk Island Drive when a man, later identified as the defendant, walked into the business.

According to the probable cause affidavit, the defendant stood up, stuck his hand in his sweatshirt like he had a weapon and said, “I have a gun, take me to the back room.” The employee was afraid that the defendant had a gun and that he was going to shoot her.

According to the affidavit, the defendant closed the door behind them, cornered the employee in the back of the office and told her to remove her clothes.

As the defendant was leaving the office, it is alleged that he grabbed an electronic tablet that has a value of $2,000.

Bunch appeared before Judge Susie L. Norby on April 5, 2018 and was arraigned on the indictment. His next court appearance is scheduled for May 18, 2018.

 

Media: A copy of the probable cause affidavit and indictment filed in this case can be obtained through the Oregon eCourt Case Information (OECI) system under case number 18CR21057. A booking photo is available through the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Contact: Brent Weisberg, Communications Director

Phone: 503.988.6567

Email: rent.Weisberg@mcda.us">Brent.Weisberg@mcda.us

 

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200 month prison sentence for man convicted of numerous domestic violence offenses in Multnomah County - 04/05/18

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that Justin Douglas Hatchell, 28, was sentenced to 200 months in prison after a Multnomah County jury found him guilty of two separate attacks against his former girlfriends.

The Portland Police Bureau began its investigation into Hatchell in April 2017.

During the investigation, it was discovered that Hatchell, on separate occasions, held two of his former girlfriends against their will at a residence in the 4800 block of Southeast 62nd Avenue in Portland.

“The violence exhibited by Justin Hatchell in these cases is particularly alarming,” said Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Kelley Rhoades, who prosecuted this case. “The trauma these women experienced is just evil. These women suffered some of the worst physical and mental abuse possible. The brutality inflicted by Justin Hatchell will be with them for the rest of their lives.”

Evidence was presented during the trial that showed in July 2016, the first victim was kept at the residence for approximately three weeks while she was raped, assaulted and strangled.

Evidence at trial showed that in March 2017, the other victim was assaulted so badly that she now has permanent nerve damage to her face. The jury also learned that Hatchell kept the woman locked in his bedroom for a week because he did not want the public to see her injuries.

During trial, the jury learned that Hatchell used a wooden beam to prevent the door from opening, and thus preventing his second victim from leaving the windowless room. The jury also learned that Hatchell tied a wire on the other side of the door and used it as a second layer of defense to prevent the woman from leaving.

Even after being arrested and booked into jail, Hatchell continued to manipulate and control one of the women. He sent her a letter that tried to convince her from appearing in court.

“The jury in this case handed down the appropriate verdict,” Rhoades said.

At the sentencing on Thursday, Rhoades told the court that Hatchell has proven he is not just aggressive towards his intimate partners, but that he is aggressive with members of the community and will attack without provocation. Rhoades told the court that “he is a violent person, a time bomb, and he enjoys fighting.”

On February 16, 2018, the jury found Hatchell guilty of two counts of first-degree rape, three counts of coercion, seven counts of strangulation, seven counts of fourth-degree assault and one count each of second-degree assault and tampering with a witness.

The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Victim Advocates provided extensive help to both women throughout this case.

Detective Ross Dormady, who is assigned to the Portland Police Bureau’s Family Services Division Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team (DVERT), led the investigation.

 

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10 year prison sentence for man convicted of sexually abusing a child - 04/03/18

Today, April 3, 2018, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that Ricardo Guzman Bolanos, 44, was sentenced to 125 months in prison after the defendant admitted to sexually abusing a child.

Bolanos appeared before Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Eric L. Dahlin and pleaded no contest to one count of attempted first-degree sodomy. Bolanos also pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

The victim in this case, a child who is known to Bolanos, was eight years old when the abuse started in 2013. Bolanos’ conduct spanned the course of two years before the child reported the abuse to her parents and ultimately law enforcement.

“Unfortunately, child sexual abuse happens more than most people would expect,” Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill said. “In some instances, this kind of abuse can go unreported for several months or longer. That is why it is critically important that if someone suspects a child is being harmed they not sweep it under the rug, and instead contact local authorities immediately.” 

Shortly after law enforcement was made aware of this case, Bolanos fled the area. Working with our law enforcement partners locally and regionally, investigators located Bolanos in Yakima County, Washington. Upon his arrest, he was brought back to Multnomah County pursuant to a warrant that had been issued.

This case was investigated by the Multnomah County Child Abuse Team, which includes detectives from the Portland Police Bureau and Gresham Police Department. The Child Abuse Team partners with the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office, the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Child Abuse Response and Evaluation Services (CARES) Northwest to form the Multnomah County Multidisciplinary Team (MDT).

The District Attorney’s MDT unit handles all child homicides, felony child physical abuse cases, felony child abandonment cases, custodial interference cases, and felony sex crimes where the victim is currently under the age of 18 and where the perpetrator is considered a family member in Multnomah County.  

Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Chuck Mickley prosecuted this case.

Media: A booking photo of Bolanos can be obtained through the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office website.

Man indicted in connection with Northeast Portland shooting - 04/03/18

Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced Tuesday, April 3, 2018 that Ervan Ronnell Herring, 25, was indicted by a grand jury in connection with a shooting that happened on March 12, 2018 in Northeast Portland.

Herring is charged with one count each of attempted murder and attempted first-degree assault. He is also charged with seven counts of unlawful use of a weapon.

It is alleged that on March 12, 2018, around 6 p.m., multiple gunshots were fired in the 6300-block of Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Investigators assigned to the Portland Police Bureau’s Gang Enforcement Team recovered more than 15 shell casings from two distinct firearms. The evidence was recovered at a business parking lot.

Herring appeared before Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Susie L. Norby on April 3, 2018 and was arraigned on the nine count indictment.

Herring, as of this release, remains in custody. Bail information can be obtained through the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office. His next court date is scheduled for March 14, 2018 in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

This case is being investigated by the Portland Police Bureau’s Gang Enforcement Team.

Anyone with information on this case, or any other 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 gangs@portlandoregon.gov

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers a minimum $250 cash reward to anyone who reports a convicted felon or a juvenile in possession of a firearm. Tipsters can remain anonymous. Rewards of up to $1,000 are available for other unsolved felony crimes and $2,500 for unsolved homicides.

This case is being prosecuted by Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Eric Zimmerman.

An indictment is only an accusation of a crime, and a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.