Multnomah County man faces federal charges in Portland riots
A Fairview man is facing federal charges after allegedly causing thousands of dollars of damage to federal property during recent Portland riots.
Anthony Amoss, 33, allegedly damaged the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Portland Field Office. He is being charged by criminal complaint and faces three counts of destruction of government property.
According to court documents, Amoss caused the damage during three separate riots, breaking more than a dozen windows at the two government buildings. In the early morning hours of March 14, Amoss and others allegedly threw objects at the Hatfield Courthouse, causing more than $143,000 in damage. Then on March 20 and April 1, he allegedly threw more than 40 objects at the ICE office, causing $21,000 in damage.
Amoss first appeared in federal court June 2. The case is being investigated by ICE and the Federal Protective Service.
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