Portland Police Search Owners Of Stolen Items, Arrests Made


PORTLAND, OR – Are you a firefighter and your protective coat is missing, maybe stolen? Maybe you own a Segway and your ride has gone missing. Can’t find your gun?

Portland Police say these were just three of dozens of stolen items they recovered during the execution of a search warrant last week.

They also found an electric motorcycle, industrial equipment, a key cutter, and several dozen stolen checks, forged and fraudulent checks and other financial documents.

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They would like to reunite the objects with their owners. The Central District Neighborhood Response Team is asking for help identifying the owners of a salvaged Segway and a beige firefighter coat (not from Portland Fire).

Anyone with information is asked to send an email to crimetips@portlandoregon.gov for the attention of Central NRT.

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The items were recovered when police executed a search warrant at a house in southeast Portland.

Police arrested four people they said were involved in numerous crimes in homes and businesses, mostly in the interior of the southeast.

Police say they arrested:

Jay Lamb, 35, of Portland, has been charged with first degree theft, receiving theft and second degree burglary,

Karen Brown, 27, was held at Multnomah County Detention Center on the basis of two existing felony arrest warrants;

Jeffrey Garder, 45, and Koy Hill, 52, both of Portland, have also been cited for current terms.

The investigation is continuing and further charges are awaited.

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