Date: 05/08/2014 09:18 AM
Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Portland Police Department is examining how it handles juvenile suspects after an uproar over a year-old case in which officers handcuffed a 9-year-old girl. Capt. Dave Famous said the department has set up a work group to examine its juvenile custody directives. The little girl’s mother is disturbed that two officers who handcuffed her daughter in May 2013 and took her to headquarters to have her fingerprints and mugshot taken were not disciplined.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A federal judge in Portland says police detectives violated a pregnant woman’s constitutional rights when they repeatedly refused to let her use a restroom. The Oregonian reports that the judge ruled yesterday that the detectives’ denial of Natanya Bolden’s four requests to use the bathroom during a 90-minute period in custody constituted “unreasonable detention.” She was seven months pregnant at the time.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland Fire and Rescue says a quick response limited most damage at an apartment fire to one unit in an eight-unit building in north Portland late last night. The incident commander made it a two-alarm fire because of the fire and smoke threatening the residences. There were no injuries.
SWEET HOME, Ore. (AP) – The Linn County sheriff says his deputies have recovered a man’s body from a pond near Sweet Home. Sheriff Bruce Riley says the man has not yet been positively identified. Sweet Home is southeast of Salem.
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