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An Oregon man is facing several felony charges after allegedly busting his way into a police car and assaulting an officer with pepper spray.

Just after 9:30 am on October 4, a Portland Police Bureau officer was downtown and seated in his parked patrol car while attending to paperwork.

While the officer was distracted, a man reportedly approached from behind the car and smashed the window.

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The police arrested two suspects after an alleged car thief forced them to chase him until he smashed into a vehicle which was also reportedly found to be stolen.

On the morning of July 5, the Newberg-Dundee Police Department received notification from the owner of a Toyota Land Cruiser who stated that their vehicle was missing.

When they began to look for the vehicle reported as stolen, the authorities saw someone driving a Land Cruiser fitting the given description and attempted a traffic stop.

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A man accused of discharging a firearm into the air, stealing a vehicle, and forcing the police on a high-speed chase, reportedly careened the car from a cliff edge into the ocean before being arrested.

Last Tuesday afternoon, the Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Office received word that a man allegedly discharged a firearm into the sky before he stole a car and left its owner as he left the scene.

When deputies located the vehicle and tried to perform a traffic stop, the driver reportedly did not comply and began to increase his driving speed.

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A man has been charged with first-degree robbery after he allegedly walked into a Voodoo Doughnuts with an ax and proceeded to steal sweets from the establishment.

Around 3:30 am last Saturday, a man reportedly entered the downtown Southwest Portland Voodoo Doughnuts and reportedly wanted a box of the well-known, unique pastries that they offer.

As reported by Portland Police, the man, later identified as 40-year-old Christopher L. James, was allegedly carrying an ax that was just over a foot in length when he went inside the store. He allegedly used the tool to intimidate the workers into allowing him to walk behind the service counter and help himself to a box of the doughnuts in the display case.

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Portland Police found a suspect they purport is responsible for burglarizing more than one food cart in the area, and they believe that he used a drone to help him illegally enter the establishments.

On October 1, in Northeast Portland, two vendors at the Piedmont Station Food Carts, Hapa Howie’s and PDX Dönerländ, were allegedly victims of break-ins involving the theft of valuables and money from inside their food pods.

Some of the items the establishments reported stolen were computer equipment, cash, audio electronics, cooking utensils, and business checks.

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The Oregon mother of a 13-year-old girl with cancer is struggling to fight the state for charges against her, and for placing her daughter in the foster system, for deciding to treat the disease homeopathically after she believed traditional medical treatment nearly killed the teen.

Kylee Dixon is the now 13-year-old daughter of Christina Dixon.

In February 2018, Kylee, who was then 11, complained of horrible stomach pain and she was taken to the emergency room for assessment.

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On Wednesday in Portland, Oregon a U.S. District Judge sentenced Darren Bottinelli to 46 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for healthcare fraud. Bottinelli was also order to pay $3,093,918 in restitution to his victims. The purpose of his company was to put money into trust accounts for employees of his clients, who could then draw upon those monies for eligible health expenditures.

Darren Bottinelli was the sole shareholder, officer, and director of Axis, based in Portland, Oregon. His company administered employee health reimbursement and flexible spending accounts for client employers nationwide.

Some of his clients included Goodwill Industries, Job squad, Cascade Christian Services, VersAbility Resources, and Vets Securing America; which employed veterans, mentally and physically disabled adults, other vulnerable individuals, as well as government contractors and other companies who hire hourly and minimum wage contract workers.

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