Archive for January 12th, 2012

January 12, 2012

4 Arrested in Connection to Day After Christmas Max Light Rail Attack

by lewwaters

From the Portland Police Bureau:

This evening, Thursday January 12, 2012, police officers from the Transit Police Division made four arrests in connection with the December 26, 2011 assault and riot on a MAX train in Southeast Portland.

18-year-old Rakeshia Shamone Burns, her 16-year-old half-sister, and the 13-year-old half-sister of the 16-year-old were all arrested and charged with Assault in the Third Degree, Riot, Disorderly Conduct in the Second Degree, Harassment, and Interfering with Public Transportation.

38-year-old Selena Estelle Harris, the mother of Burns and her 16-year-old half-sister, was also arrested for two counts of Hindering Prosecution. Harris is accused of lying to police officers about her daughters. whereabouts and of hiding them from police.

Good work, Portland Police

Selena Harris has been an outspoken critic of the Police after her son was murdered in Old Town in 2010 and his murderer was not found and arrested after a year.

See the Oregonian

January 12, 2012

SMARTER BRIDGE COMMITTEE NEWS CONFERENCE, January 12, 2012

by lewwaters

For more information, see Couv.com Opponents say scrap CRC design, build smarter bridge

See also from the Columbian CRC foes of all stripes share concerns