Sgt. Pete Simpson

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Wash. Man Found Dead Along Portland Rail Tracks

Police say a man found dead along railroad tracks on Portland’s lower east side was a 32-year-old truck driver from Everett, Washington.

CBS Seattle–10/23/2014

Police were told there was a chicken — and it was attempting to cross the road. (Getty Images)

No Joke: Chicken Crossing The Road Halts Portland Traffic

Police were told there was a chicken — and it was attempting to cross the road.

08/13/2014

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Woman Chains Herself To Barrel Of Concrete, Sits On Tracks In Protest

A woman who chained herself to a barrel of concrete sat on railroad tracks in Portland Monday morning to protest oil trains

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

File photo of a prison. (credit: David Greedy/Getty Images)

Captured: Inmate Who Fled 6 Days Before Release

Police say an inmate who served 272 days then escaped from a north Portland prison with less than a week to go has been recaptured.

05/01/2014

A south-central Idaho man police say robbed a bank while in a wheelchair but was captured in the parking lot is in custody.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Portland Police Use Beanbag Shotgun On Unruly Man

Police used a beanbag shotgun on a man who had been reported walking in and out of traffic and banging on cars in southwest Portland.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2014

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Man Jailed After Sleeping In Portland Police Car

Portland police arrested a homeless man who spent the night sleeping in the back of a patrol car and then couldn’t get out.

02/11/2014

File photo of a police car.  (Credit: Comstock/Thinkstock)

Police: Man Being Treated For Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound To The Testicles

A man is being treated for a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the testicles after a shooting took place during an attempted robbery on Tuesday.

01/30/2014

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