Published On: Wed, Sep 18th, 2019

Portland: Justin Jeffries arrested for stealing a vehicle, hitting two people

On Saturday evening, Portland Police responded to an injury accident call near the 3100 block of Southeast Holgate Boulevard.  Officers arrived and determined this incident involved a possible vehicle theft.

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According to police, Justin Jeffries, 30, is accused of stealing a vehicle and hitting two people while fleeing the scene.  Two victims were injured during the incident and were treated at nearby hospitals. One victim, an adult male, sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated and released. The other victim, an adult male, remains at an area hospital for serious, but what are believed to be non-life threatening, injuries.

Law enforcement arrested Jeffries on the rooftop of an area carport.

Jeffries was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on an Assault 2 charge. Detectives are working with the District Attorney’s Office on other charges to consider.

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