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Women are stealing keys from fitness centers and taking items from vehicles in the Beaverton area.

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Suspects have been stealing keys from fitness centers and taking items from vehicles. Suspects sought in series

of fitness center thefts

The Beaverton Police Department is asking for the public's assistance identifying an I.D. theft suspect targeting fitness centers throughout the Portland Metro area.

The suspect uses a guest pass to enter the fitness center and then cuts locks in the women's locker room. She frequently steals car keys from the locker, locates the vehicle in the parking lot, stealing purses, wallets, credit cards and identification from the victims' cars. The suspect is known to use those stolen credit cards at nearby businesses, but she has also been known to open bank and credit accounts using the victims' identities.

She visited all of the Beaverton 24 Hour Fitness and LA Fitness clubs on May 12 and is the suspect in numerous other cases in the Portland Metro area. 

The woman has an unidentified accomplice driving what is believed to be a 2014 silver Toyota RAV 4 with an unknown plate. It is unknown if there are more suspects involved. 

Anybody with information about the thefts is urged to call 503-629-0111.

County provides sites

to dispose of drugs

Washington County is offering a dropoff site for people wishing to dispose of opioid drugs.

Seventy-percent of people who have a problem with opioid use or addiction have gotten drugs from a friend or family member, according to the county. People with old, extra or unused prescription pain pills in their homes are urged to take them to a secure drop-off site.

Several local pharmacies and police stations have drop boxes.

To find a location WashingtonCountyDrugDisposal.com.

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