Teen charged with arson at North Precinct

2020 Protests

Fire set in early hours of June 26 in Northeast Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Police have arrested an 18-year-old man accused of lighting a fire at the North Precinct in the early hours of June 26.

Around 2:14 a.m. that morning, a fire was started at NE Martin Luther King Boulevard and Killingsworth, outside the PPB North Precinct, by people “associated with protest activity” outside that building, the Portland Police Bureau and Portland Fire & Rescue said.

Surveillance photos of the suspected arsonist were released by police and fire officials on Monday. The PPB said Gresham officers helped find and arrest Rollin Tristan Fodor the next day. Fodor is charged with riot and first-degree arson.

This person is suspected of starting a fire outside the PPB North Precinct on June 26 2020. (Photo released by PPB/PFR on July 6, 2020)

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