News Release from: Portland Police Bureau PORTLAND POLICE INVESTIGATING AN
ATTEMPTED ATM THEFT IN NORTHWEST PORTLAND
Sunday May 5, 2013, at 6:18 a.m., Central Precinct officers
responded to the report of a truck ramming at ATM in front of the Selco
Community Credit Union, located at 2465 Northwest Thurman Street.
Officers arrived in the area and found the suspect vehicle abandoned a few
blocks away. Significant damage was done to the front of the credit union as
well as the ATM.
Officers spoke to a person near where the truck was abandoned who told
police that a person tried to get into their truck but ran away when
Officers searched the neighborhood but did not locate anyone matching the
suspects description, which was a white or Hispanic male in all dark
It is not known at this point if this attempted ATM theft is connected to a
similar incident last week on Southeast Belmont Street.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Portland
Police at CrimeTips@PortlandOregon.gov
Q3 2012 NWDA Crime Statistics: NWDA-crime-Q32012.pdf
Q3 2011 NWDA Crime Statistics (for comparison): NWDA-crime-Q32011.pdf
Q3 2012 saw a significant decrease in ‘theft from vehicle’ crimes, which had been the district’s predominant crime since the first of the year. A year-to-date graph of the district’s ‘theft from vehicle’ by month can be found here: NWDA-TFV-YTD.pdf
The predominant crime for Q3 is Larceny, which is the unlawful taking of property from the possession of another; includes pickpocket, pursesnatch, shoplift, and bike theft. (Note: Theft from Auto has been separated from the Larceny category to more easily track and identify where these crimes occur.)
Q1 2012 NWDA crime statistics: q12012.pdf
Q1 2011 NWDA crime statistics: q12011.pdf (for compairson)
Theft from Vehicle remains the predominant crime in the district. Download this pdf for tips on preventing car prowls: http://www.portlandonline.com/oni/index.cfm?c=46330&a=317228
PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU NEWS RELEASE
Witness Helps Portland Police Locate and Arrest Car Prowler in Northwest Portland
On Sunday March 11, 2012, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Portland Police officers from Central Precinct responded to the report of a car prowl at Northwest 20th Avenue and Everett Street. A witness gave officers a good description of the suspect and officers were able to locate the suspect, 51-year-old Allan Curtis Beck, and took him into custody.
At the time of his arrest, Beck was also in possession of a stolen bicycle, and several baggies of suspected methamphetamine, and other stolen property.
Based on the officers’ investigation, Beck is suspected of being involved in other car prowls and officers will be following-up to see if any additional cases can be linked to Beck.
Beck was booked into the Multnomah County Jail for Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle, Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree, Theft in the Second Degree, Theft of Lost or Mislaid Property, and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.
Bail is set at $14,500 and Beck will be arraigned on Monday.
Graph of monthly 2011 Theft From Vehicle crimes with NWDA boundaries:
Summary and analysis of 2011 crimes by type within the NWDA boundaries:
National Night Out is Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
Registered parties occurring between 7/29 and 8/7 are considered official NNO parties
Registration for this year’s celebration of National Night Out has opened, and will continue through July 19th.
To learn more about this year’s NNO, visit our NNO website at: www.portlandonline.com/oni/nno. You can register your party, get ideas for party activities, download forms for closing your street or reserving space at a park, and much more. Want to talk to a real person? Call Teresa at 503-823-4064, or your neighborhood Crime Prevention Coordinator (Frank Silva, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Stephanie Reynolds, Crime Prevention Program Manager
Office of Neighborhood Involvement
City of Portland
National Night Out is coming! To learn more, visit:
Visit the Crime Prevention website at: www.portlandonline.com/oni/cp