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Full details of what led to the traffic stop have not been revealed; but apparently it was serious

DAVID F. ASHTON - After stopping this white Chevy SUV on S.E. Foster Road, members of the Portland Police Gang Enforcement Team interviewed the occupants. With S.E. Foster Road now pared down to two traffic lanes, when members of the Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team (GET) stopped a vehicle between S.E. 69th and 70th avenues at 4:40 p.m. on January 22, the action closed off all westbound traffic.

Many police units responded when officers stopped a white Chevy Tahoe SUV, approaching from both east and west, and blocking it off with a police technique called a "high risk" stop.

Within minutes, officers had pulled the SUV to the curb on the westbound lane of Foster Road, and there had taken a man and woman into custody.

"We've been keeping our eyes on the SUV, tracking its movements for a while now; at this point, we're speaking with the occupants of the vehicle," a GET officer told THE BEE.

Because the stop was in conjunction with a "gang related" ongoing investigation, the officer declined to provide further details, including whether or not there had been an arrest. Eventually Foster reopened to traffic.


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