Attempted ATM Theft – 5/5

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News Release from: Portland Police Bureau PORTLAND POLICE INVESTIGATING AN

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

NWDA Q3 Crime Statistics

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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.)

NWDA Q2 2012 Crime Statistics

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Q2 2012: NWDA Q2 2012.pdf
Q2 2011 (for comparison): NWDA_Q2 2011.pdf

S&L Committee letters to PPD and Crime Prevention 06-19-12

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Mounted patrol in Couch Park




NWDA Q1 2012 Crime Statistics

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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:

2011 W. Burnside Crime Map

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Car Prowl Arrest – 3/12/12

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.

NWDA 2011 Crimes – Theft from Vehicle

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Graph of monthly 2011 Theft From Vehicle crimes with NWDA boundaries:

NWDA 2011 crime TFV.pdf

NWDA 2011 Crime Statistics

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Summary and analysis of 2011 crimes by type within the NWDA boundaries:

NWDA 2011 crime stats.pdf

Registration for National Night Out 2011 has opened!

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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:  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,

Happy summer!

Stephanie Reynolds, Crime Prevention Program Manager

Office of Neighborhood Involvement

City of Portland



National Night Out is coming!  To learn more, visit:


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