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Portlander Wesley Kloor, 26, faces criminal mischief charge for incident at Brooks Motor Co., located in unincorporated Clackamas County just north of Gladstone

COURTESY PHOTO: CCSO - At approximately 12:39 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, deputies responded to a report of several vehicles on fire in the parking lot of Brooks Motor Co. Several cars at a Jennings Lodge dealership Wesley Kloorwere set on fire in the early hours of Sept. 30, sparking an arson investigation, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies and fire crews were called out to Brooks Motor Co. around 12:40 a.m. Sept. 30 after the blaze in unincorporated Clackamas County just north of Gladstone. Several cars lined up and marked for sale had been set on fire, along with two other vehicles parked under a carport nearby.

The sheriff's office said, based on evidence found at the scene, the fires had been intentionally set.

When following up with the business' staff, deputies learned that a man who uses a wheelchair had threatened to burn the place down when he was at the car lot the day before. Employees also alleged that he threw a skateboard at a staff member and threatened to slit someone's throat.

COURTESY PHOTO: CCSO - No injuries were reported after Clackamas and Gladstone fire crews extinguished the blaze at Brooks Motor Co.Authorities cross-referenced this information with dispatch calls from Sept. 29 and found a name they believed to be the suspect's: 26-year-old Wesley Kloor of Portland.

While still conducting their investigation at the scene of the car lot, deputies noticed a man in a wheelchair watching them from across the street. When authorities approached him, they noted a "strong smell of accelerant." Deputies searched Kloor and said they found evidence that corresponded with what they found at the crime scene, as well as a Halloween mask.

Kloor was arrested and booked into the Clackamas County Jail on $40,000 bail. He faces charges of arson and criminal mischief.

COURTESY PHOTO: CCSO - Deputies arrived to find multiple vehicles ablaze in the secured lot of the car dealership at 18777 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd.No injuries were reported after Clackamas and Gladstone fire crews extinguished the blaze.


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