Southeast armed robber receives prison term
A home invasion robbery in the southeast corner of the Brentwood-Darlington neighborhood on July 9, 2016, has eventually resulted in three suspects being arrested and sent to prison.
According to Multnomah County District Court records, the trio was high on methamphetamine in a residence in the 7300 block of S.E. Luther Road, just over the county line in unincorporated Clackamas County, when they decided to commit a robbery at a home in the 7000 block of S.E. 66th Avenue.
According to court documents, upon entering the home, Kristopher Knepper head-butted an adult male while Donald Livingston held a gun to the man's head – and demanded his keys, money, and cell phone; and, Anthony Arnold yelled at the victim something to the effect of, "I thought you had more fight in you."
Members of the Portland Police Bureau's Robbery Unit detectives took on the case; their investigation led to the suspects' arrests.
On May 21, 2017, Livingston pleaded guilty to one count of robbery in the second degree, and was sentenced to 70 months in prison and 36 months of post-prison supervision.
Then, on May 26, 2017, Knepper pleaded guilty to one count of attempted robbery in the second degree; the court imposed a 42 month prison sentence on him, along with eight months of post-prison supervision.
Finally, over two years later, on July 3, 2019, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill was able to announce that 49-year-old Anthony Arnold received an 85 month prison sentence, after pleading "no contest" for participating in an armed robbery.
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