Police Labor Day Weekend log: Shooting, arrests, robbery
Portland police have responded to several potential dangerous situations over the exended Labor Day Weekend.
• The arrest of murder suspect Jamias L. Hart-Resberry, 30. He was wanted in the Aug. 20 shooting death of Andre D. Pennington, 47, at the M. James Gleason Memorial Boat Ramp, located at 4325 Northeast Marine Drive.
The Gang Enforcement Team arrested Hart-Resberry at 21:01 a.m. on Saturday, Sept, 1, near Southwest Harvey Milk Street and Southwest 4th Avenue. He is charged with murder, delivery of cocaine and a parole violation.
• The arrest of armed fugitive Johnathan A. Harris, 31. East Precinct officers responded to the report of a suspect with a warrant in front of a residence in the 9300 block of Southeast Ramona Street at 11:29 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31. Harris was armed with a firearm and resisted arrest. Police used a chokehold to take him into custody.
Harris is charged with felon in possession of a firearm and a warrant from Clackamas County for theft in the first degree. Officer Larry Wingfield, a 26-year bureau veteran is on paid administrative pending a deadly force investigation for using the choke hold.
• The shooting of a man at the Gateway Shopping Center, located at 9924 Northeast Halsey Street. The name of the victim who sustained non-life threatening injuries was not released. Police say he is not cooperating with the investigation, which began when East Precinct officers responded to the scene at 3:24 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 3.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Detective Division's Assault Detail at 503-823-0479.
• The investigation of the armed robbery of the Astro Station located at 4027 Southeast Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard. Central Precinct officers responded to the report of the robbery at 11:35 p.m. on Sept. 1. They learned a suspect demanded money while implying he possessed a weapon, then left with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen walking west on Southeast Galdstone Street from Southeast Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard.
The suspect is a 20- to 30-year-old white male, 5'6" to 5'8" tall, with a medium build, short brown hair and scruffy beard. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Robbery Detail detectives at 503-823-0405.