13 arrested in Portland riots, more arrests expected

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More arrests are expected

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Thirteen people were initially arrested during a riot in downtown Portland that escalated quickly following a vigil over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and authorities said more arrests have been made and more are expected.

The riot lasted about 5 hours and police said included arson, riot and looting. Two police officers were slightly injured, one by a thrown incendiary device and the other was hit in the head with a rock.

Police said the rioters started multiple fires in the city and looters targeted banks, marijuna dispensaries, liquor stores, electronic stores and department stores in the downtown area.

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The 13 people arrested range in age from 19-40 and face a variety of charges. They are listed here in alphabetical order with their charges:

  • Jason Arbaza, Riot, Theft, Interfering with Police Officer
  • Willie Anderson Brown, 29, Riot, Burglary, Theft, Possession of Methamphetamine, Trespass, Disorderly Conduct, and a Warrrant
  • Joshua Feala, Riot, Burglary, Theft, Disorderly Conduct, Interfering with Police Officer
  • Jamal Hampton, 23, Burglary, Theft, Riot
  • Travis Hessel, 27, Burglary, Theft, Riot
  • Dayla Hester, 19, Burglary, Theft, Riot
  • William L. Isham, 32, Interfering with a Peace Officer and Disorderly Conduct
  • David McDougald, 30, Warrants for DUII, Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangerment
  • Jason Mitchell, 40, Burglary, Theft, Riot
  • Alexis Parra-Castillo 25, Riot
  • Michelle Strong, 30, Burglary, Theft, Trespass
  • Latrae Robinson, 28, Riot, Theft, Burglary
  • Noah Wendrow, 20, Riot

PPB said others have been arrested but since 5 a.m. Their names are not yet available.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

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