Police catch burglary suspect in East Portland
On Friday, June 29, at 3:09 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress in a commercial building in the 7100 block of N.E. Glisan Street.
The business owner was waiting for the officers, and said he had encountered a man he believed had broken into his building and stolen multiple items.
The business owner said he had confronted the suspect, and a struggle had ensued. During the struggle, the business owner removed a gun from the suspect, and the suspect beat a hasty retreat prior to officers arriving. Officers secured the weapon, and found it was a replica firearm.
Officers set up a perimeter and located a suspect matching the burglar's description in the 7400 block of N.E. Glisan Street. Officers took the suspect, subsequently identified as 21-year-old Hayden P. Yurick, into custody, and he is lodged in the Multnomah County Jail.
Detectives with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Burglary Task Force are pursuing the investigation.