Portland Police Arrest Nine People for Retail Theft in Portland

PORTLAND Ore. (FHB) – The Portland Police Bureau says that Nine people were caught after a two-day operation in Northeast Portland to catch shoplifters.

The operation took place at the Cascade Station Shopping Center on March 31 and April 1. Police, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office, and a few local businesses all worked together on it.

Portland Police Arrest Nine People for Retail Theft in Portland

Portland Police Bureau says that five people who had stolen from stores more than once were caught during the first mission. The bureau said that the unnamed suspects had multiple warrants for theft and other “crimes related to theft.”

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On the second day of the operation, police stopped 10 cars and found one stolen. Another car got away from the police. Four more suspects were arrested because they had multiple warrants for theft charges similar to the ones they were already facing.

The PPB says there are plans for future operations to stop retail theft.

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