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Multiple Windows in Multnomah County Smashed Overnight
Do we need common sense hammer legislation?

Lawless Multnomah County Oregon is in the news again for reports of violence and vandalism.

It comes as no surprise to many observers, as the local District Attorney Mike Schmidt has pledged to not prosecute so many violent rioters that have dominated the regional news as of late.

Now, a man has broke several windows in the Lloyd District in Portland, Oregon and was arrested with a hammer believed to be used in the crimes.

Local authorities have recently been trying to convince the public, that the failing area of Oregon needs more gun control in order to address the rampant crime. Reports such as this seem to suggest that violent criminals will use whatever weapon might be at their disposal, and that disarming innocent people only sets them up to be victimized by the criminal class.

On Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 4:28a.m., Portland North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of alarms going off and someone breaking windows in the area of Northeast Broadway and Northeast 15th Avenue.

Responding officers located the suspect near Northeast 16th Avenue and Northeast Schuyler Street. The suspect was not compliant but was arrested after trying to run away. A hammer was recovered as evidence.

Officers checked the area for victims and located several locations damaged: Shaun A. Patterson, 28, was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on a charge of Criminal Mischief in the First Degree. Other charges are possible. Officers made an effort to contact all affected victims, but if anyone believes they're a victim and have not made contact with the police, please make a police report.

--Bruce Armstrong

Post Date: 2021-02-07 13:21:47Last Update: 2021-02-07 13:37:40

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