Man indicted for using spear in Pearl District attack


Appleton Olkeril faces 6 separate charges

Appleton Olkeril, November 26, 2019 (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man accused of using a spear to try and hurt a stranger in the Pearl District was indicted on 6 separate charges.

Appleton Olkeril allegedly used a wooden spear to “intentionally attempt” to hurt a man on November 16, court documents obtained by KOIN 6 News reveal.

Olkeril, 46, is charged with 3 counts of attempted assault, unlawful use of a weapon, criminal mischief and cocaine possession.

He was indicted by a Multnomah County grand jury November 22.

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