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Media Releases

Prolific Burglar Linked to Dozens of Cases, Sentenced to Prison
(May 20, 2020)
After a months-long investigation headed up by Tigard Police, a prolific burglar has been linked to dozens of local cases and will serve 50 months in prison.

Tigard Police Investigate a Commercial Burglary 

(May 18, 2020)
On Friday, May 15th around 8:30 a.m., Tigard Police officers responded to America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses (9225 SW Hall Boulevard) on a report of a burglary. Responding officers found the front glass door shattered and two display racks were cleared out. The suspect or suspects were gone.

Tigard Police Respond to Two Priority Calls

(April 30, 2020)
At 4:05 p.m. Tigard Police responded to a report of a theft in progress. A woman reported that a man broke her car window and stole her purse in the parking lot of the H Mart, a grocery store at 13600 SW Pacific Highway. The woman tried chasing him, but he got away in a car with a second suspect.

Arrest Made in Early Morning Assault, Burglary
(April 29, 2020)
Around 5:00 a.m. this morning, April 29th, 2020, Tigard Police officers responded to a call of an assault that had just occurred near SW Greenburg and SW Main Street. Arriving officers found a 60-year-old man who had been beaten with a piece of wood. An item of his personal property was also stolen. The victim was taken to a local hospital.

Officers Recover Stolen Car, Loads of Property
(April 16, 2020)
Around 9:35 p.m. on April 15, 2020, Tigard Police responded to a report of an unwanted person at an apartment complex. The suspect took off in a stolen car, crashed, and fled. Officers did not locate the subject, but recovered ammunition, drugs, burglary tools, counterfeit cash, and other items.

Tigard Police Introduce New Public Information Officer
(April 6, 2020)
The Tigard Police Department is pleased to announce that our new Public Information Officer, Kelsey Anderson, started on April 1, 2020

Tigard Police Investigating Commerical Burglary

(April 3, 2020)
At 4:10 a.m. on Friday, April 3rd, 2020, Tigard Police officers were dispatched to the Office Depot at 15060 SW Sequoia Parkway. 

Tigard Murder Suspect Arrested in Washington
(April 2, 2020)
On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020, Tigard Police detectives arrested a 46-year-old woman for a homicide at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tigard that occurred on Friday, March 6th, 2020.  

Tigard Police Respond to a Home Invasion Type Robbery

(March 31, 2020)
On Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at approximately 3:15 a.m., Tigard Police officers were dispatched to a home invasion type robbery on the 11900 block of SW North Dakota Street. 

Citations Start Monday at Photo Enforcement Intersection—SW Pac  Hwy and Durham Rd 
(March 20, 2020)
Starting Monday March 23rd, citations will be issued for red light violations at the intersection of Durham Road and Pacific Highway (99W) where photo traffic enforcement was recently installed.

Tigard Police Arrest 4 Suspects for Narcotics and Firearms
(March 19, 2020)
On March 18, 2020 around 11:06p.m., Tigard Police were dispatched to an incident at 12220 SW Scholls Ferry Road involving a roll-over crash and disturbance. Officers ultimately arrested four suspects after confiscating narcotics, firearms, and cash. 

Update: Tigard Police Investigate Suspicious Death at a Hotel
(March 10, 2020)

The Tigard Police Department and Washington County's Major Crimes Team continue investigating a suspicious death at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tigard, that has been classified as a homicide. 

Photo Enforcement Cameras Online March 11th
(March 10, 2020)

On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, photo traffic enforcement will go live and monitoring will begin at the following intersections along SW Pacific Highway: 72nd Avenue, Hall Boulevard, and Durham Road. 

Tigard Police Investigate a Suspicious Death at a Hotel
(March 8, 2020)
The Tigard Police Department is actively investigating a suspicious death at the Embassy Suites Hotel, located at 9000 SW Washington Square Road, in Tigard. On Friday March 6, 2020, hotel staff alerted Tigard Police after a guest was found deceased in their room. 

Officers Arrest a 28-Year Old Man for Menancing with a Weapon
(March 5, 2020)
On March 5, 2020 at 2:52pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance with a weapon at 10230 SW Washington Square Road near Panera Bread. They arrested a 28 year-old man for Menacing with a Weapon. 

Tigard Police Arrest Los Angeles Man on Forgery Charges
(March 2, 2020)
On February 26, 2020 at 3:40pm, Tigard Police Commercial Crimes Unit (CCU) detectives arrested Edwin Fuller, a 41-year old Los Angeles man, on ten counts of Forgery I and four counts of theft

Temporary Delay Issuing Photo Enforcement Citations for Red-Light Violations in Tigard
(February 19, 2020)
All photo enforcement cameras in the City of Tigard have been turned off until construction permit standards, required by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), are met.

Citations Start February 11th at Photo Enforcement Intersection—SW Pacific Highway (99W) and Hall Boulevard
(February 10, 2020)
REMINDER: Starting February 11th, citations will be issued for red light violations at the intersection of SW Hall Boulevard and Pacific Highway (99W) where photo traffic enforcement was recently installed. 

Officers Arrest a Suspect in a Bank Robbery
(February 6, 2020)
Officers arrested a suspect reportedly involved in a bank robbery at 16200 SW Pacific Hwy that occurred on February 6, 2020 around 2:46pm.

Tigard Police Participates in Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign
(February 3, 2020)
From February 3-16, 2020, the Tigard Police Department (TPD) is participating in Click It or Ticket, a grant-funded national seat-belt enforcement campaign along with other Oregon law enforcement agencies.

Photo Traffic Enforcement is Live at SW 72nd Avenue and Pacific Highway
(January 28, 2020)
Photo traffic enforcement for red-light violations is now live at second intersection in Tigard: SW 72nd Avenue and Pacific Highway. Warning letters will be mailed to motorists violating red-light traffic laws at this intersection for the next 30 days. After the warning period concludes, citations will be issued.

Photo Traffic Enforcement is Live at SW Hall and 99W

(January 10, 2020)
Photo traffic enforcement for red-light violations is now live at the intersection of SW Hall Boulevard and Pacific Highway (99W) in Tigard. Warning letters will be mailed to motorists violating red-light traffic laws at this intersection for the next 30 days. After the warning period concludes, citations will be issued.

Multiple DUII Arrests Made During Recent High Visibility Enforcement Safety Campaign(January 7, 2020)
During the holidays, Tigard Police participated in a grant-funded High Visibility Enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, offered by Oregon Impact, the Oregon Department of Transportation, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The funding allowed Tigard Officers to work overtime, focusing primarily on impaired and unsafe driving. Officers on this detail arrested four drivers for DUII and issued eleven citations and warnings for other violations.

2019 Press Releases

Tigard Police and OLCC Conduct Compliance Check in Tigard
(December 19, 2019)
On December 17, Tigard Police and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) conducted a compliance check in Tigard. Eight of the 9 businesses visited successfully passed a check for alcohol sales to minors. The Tigard Police Department assisted OLCC with this grant-funded effort made possible through Washington County. The site visits consist of a team comprised of two Tigard Police officers and a pair of OLCC inspectors who accompany a teen volunteer.

Beaverton Fatal Stabbing Suspect Arrested in Tigard
(December 18, 2019 )
On December 18, 2019, a tragic incident that began at approximately 11:00 a.m. in Beaverton, soon after impacted the Tigard community. A suspect allegedly connected to multiple stabbings at a Beaverton bank, one fatal, continued a path of crime into Tigard that ultimately sent a woman to the hospital with stab wounds.

Tigard Man Arrested After Setting Four Fires
(November 15, 2019)
On November 14, Tigard Police arrested a 26-year-old man after he allegedly started four fires in Tigard that same morning. Joseph Tyler Martinez will be lodged in the Washington County Jail under Arson I, two counts of Reckless Burning and Criminal Mischief. 

Tigard Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Fred Meyer
(November 14, 2019)
Tigard Police are investigating a robbery that occurred Wednesday, November 14, 2019, at the Tigard Fred Meyer located at 11565 SW Pacific Highway. An armed suspect entered the store through the east entrance near the garden center at about 9:50 p.m. and approached an employee at the checkout area nearby.

Sex Abuse Investigation Leads to Arrest of Tigard Man
(October 29, 2019)
A sex abuse investigation which began in the late spring culminated yesterday with the arrest of a Tigard man.

Tigard Police and OLCC Conduct Compliance Check in Tigard
(October 10, 2019)
On October 8th, Tigard Police and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) conducted a compliance check in Tigard. Eight of the 10 businesses visited successfully passed a check for alcohol sales to minors.

Suspect Arrested in 10/6/19 Robbery at 16230 SW Pac Hwy
(October 7, 2019)
On October 6, 2019 at 10:29pm, officers were dispatched to Dotty’s restaurant at 16230 SW Pacific Highway on a report of an armed robbery. Officers arrested a 25 year-old man for Robbery II and Theft II Other.

Tigard Police Investigating Bank Robbery
(October 4, 2019)
A 9-1-1 call reporting a robbery at the Bank of the West occurred on September 27 at approximately 4:35 p.m. The bank is located at 16200 SW Pacific Highway in Tigard.

Scammer Impersonating a Tigard Officer
(August 28, 2019)Over the last couple of days, Tigard Police have received several reports of a scammer calling residents and businesses claiming to be a Tigard Police Officer. 

Incident at Fowler Middle School/Fanno Creek Trail area
(August 20, 2019)At 12:30pm on August 20, 2019, Tigard Police received a report alleging that a 6’ feet tall, skinny, white adult male with black dreadlocks, a white tank top, and blue jeans randomly pointed a gun at a juvenile male near the area of Fowler Middle School/Fanno Creek Trail.  The victim reportedly ran away to safety while the male subject was last seen running from the baseball field toward the woods behind Fowler. 

 Tigard Police and partners did a complete and thorough search of the paths, trails, and area attempting to locate the individual, but did not find the subject or any other witnesses. No other persons have reported similar incidents regarding this individual. Officers have stopped the search of the area. 

Shooting at 9585 SW Washington Square Rd
(June 27, 2019)
On June 26, 2019 at 8:35pm, Tigard Police Officers were dispatched to 9585 SW Washington Square Rd on a disturbance with a weapon call.

Bicyclist Fatality in Traffic Crash
(June 5, 2019)
On June 4, 2019 at 8:28pm, Tigard Police were dispatched to a fatal traffic crash involving an automobile and bicyclist near the area of 13770 SW Pacific Hwy. 

Retired Tigard Police K-9 Baxter Passes Away

(June 3, 2019)
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of retired Tigard Police K-9 Baxter. He died peacefully at 10:00am this morning with his favorite Kong toy still in his mouth, surrounded by loved ones. Baxter served Tigard Police faithfully for eight years and transitioned to a beloved pet with his handler Sergeant Odam and his family. 

Tigard Police and OLCC Conduct Compliance Checks in Tigard

(May 31, 2019)
On May 29, 2019, five out of nine Tigard businesses (56%) passed a compliance check for alcohol sales to minors that was conducted by four Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) inspectors, two Tigard Police officers, and a 20-year-old Tigard Police cadet.

Tigard Police Participate in Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign

(May 21, 2019)
From May 20, 2019 to June 2, 2019, the Tigard Police Department (TPD) is participating in a national seat-belt enforcement campaign. This annual campaign is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Click It or Ticket high-visibility enforcement effort. The intent of Click It or Ticket is to save lives. In 2017, there were 10,076 unbuckled passenger vehicle occupants killed in crashes in the United States.

Tigard Police and Partners Arrest Five People Associated with Scams

(May 20, 2019)On 5/14/19, Tigard Police along with federal and local law enforcement agencies served multiple search warrants at various locations in Clackamas and Washington Counties. The search warrants related to ongoing criminal activity where scammers operating out of the country demanded payment by Apple gift cards while criminal intermediaries located in the Portland metro-area quickly used the funds at stores in the Portland metro-area, specifically in Tigard. Five people, operating as intermediaries, were arrested in connection with the 5/14/19 search warrant. 

Tigard Police Arrest New York Man for Aggravated Theft I
(May 9, 2019)On 5/6/19, Tigard Police Commercial Crimes Unit (CCU) Detectives arrested  a 25-year old man from New York on an Aggravated Theft I charge involving the alleged purchase of over $33,000 worth of merchandise for approximately $1,100 using forged barcodes. He is currently lodged in the Washington County Jail.

Tigard Police Department Receives State-Wide Law Enforcement Accreditation
(May 8, 2019)
Effective April 30, 2019, the Tigard Police Department (TPD) has been certified as a state-accredited law enforcement agency by the Oregon Accreditation Alliance (OAA). Currently, 49 of 211 Oregon law enforcement agencies share this status.

Officers Arrest Suspects Following a Shooting

(April 24, 2019)On Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 2:40am, police received a call from a woman reporting that a male and female suspect were following her vehicle and shooting at her and the other occupant as they were travelling near SW Nimbus and Scholls Ferry. Officers arrested a 34-year-old Wilsonville woman for Assault I, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Attempted Murder related to the shooting. 

Two Suspects Arrested for a Robbery in a Shopping Center

(April 4, 2019)On Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 1:27 pm, Tigard Police officers were dispatched to the 9200 block of SW Washington Square Road on a report of a strong-arm robbery. An elderly couple were walking to their vehicle in the mall parking lot when two male juvenile suspects allegedly approached them and grabbed their two Apple laptop computers.

Tigard Police and TVF&R Investigate a Commercial Structure Fire

(April 2, 2019)
At 3:10 am on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue and Tigard Police were dispatched to a fire at 12555 SW Hall Blvd, a commercial office building in Tigard. Based on the evidence at the scene, Tigard Police detectives are currently working with TVF&R on a criminal investigation.

Tigard Wells Fargo Robbery
(March 27, 2019)
Tigard Police are asking for help identifying and locating a suspect who allegedly robbed a Tigard Wells Fargo on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The bank is located at 9200 SW Washington Square Rd in Tigard. At approximately 3:45 pm, a 9-1-1 call alerted police of the robbery who then quickly set up containment and searched the area. The suspect remains at large.

DUII HVE Safety Campaign for St. Patrick's Day Weekend Yields An Arrest

(March 20, 2019)The most recent High Visibility Enforcement Campaign (HVE) was conducted during the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day weekend and yielded one DUII arrest. One patrol officer, working six hours on this detail, arrested a driver for DUII and issued seven other warnings and citations.

Multiple Vehicle Crash on Saturday, March 16th
(March 18, 2019)
Around 4:40 pm on Saturday, 3/16/19, police responded to a call about a gray Honda Civic traveling southbound on SW Greenburg Rd that left the roadway at the on-ramp to northbound Highway 217. The vehicle reportedly hit a large ODOT sign, went down the embankment, and spun out on the center of the highway, crashing into two vehicles. The male subject exited the vehicle and began running along the highway. 

DUII High Visibility Enforcement Safety Campaign Yields 1 Arrest

(March 8, 2019)
The most recent High Visibility Enforcement Campaign (HVE) was conducted during the 2019 Super Bowl weekend and yielded one DUII arrest. Two patrol officers, working 8.75 hours on this detail, arrested one driver for DUII and issued 11 other warnings and citations, including one driving while suspended.

Tigard Police Investigate a Possible Threat to Tigard High
(March 1, 2019)
Parents called Tigard Police about a possible threat of violence by a former Tigard High school student. The concern originated from a social media post and rumors spread quickly about threats of violence to the school. Officers responded and have fully investigated the social media post that prompted the concern. After interviewing the former student and his parents, Tigard Police concluded that no threat of harm to Tigard High School exists. 

Woman Struck by WES Train in Tigard Tuesday Evening
(February 21, 2019)
On Tuesday, February 19th at 5:48pm, Tigard Police officers responded to a report of a collision between a WES Commuter Rail train, heading southbound toward the Tigard Transit Center, and a woman reportedly walking along the train tracks. The woman sustained injuries from the collision and was transported to OHSU.  Tigard police assisted Transit Police and medical personnel at the scene. 

Tigard Police Plan Extra DUII Enforcement
(January 31, 2019)
Drive sober or get pulled over. To ensure everyone’s safety this Super Bowl Sunday weekend, Tigard Police will have additional officers on roadways who will primarily focus on arresting impaired drivers. In cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Tigard Police will be participating in a grant-funded program to promote high visibility enforcement (HVE). Last year, more than 10,000 people died in alcohol-impaired crashes - one every 51 minutes. Avoid the fines and potential for car crashes by planning ahead if you are driving and consuming alcohol or other intoxicants.

Tigard Set To Begin Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign
(January 31, 2019)
Beginning February 4th through February 17th, Tigard Police will participate in a nationwide traffic safety campaign to enforce Oregon seat belt laws. This effort is made possible through federal funding, which provides overtime opportunities for this campaign. Recent statistics indicated that Tigard motorists demonstrated nearly 97% compliance regarding passenger vehicle seat belt usage for front-seated occupants. However, the lack of seat belt use was a major factor in half of all motor vehicle fatalities in Oregon during recent years. 

Multiple DUII Arrests Made During Recent High Visibility Enforcement Safety Campaign
(January 8, 2019)
During the most recent High Visibility Enforcement Campaign (HVE) which began on December 14th and ended January 2, 2019; nine drivers were arrested for DUII. Also, during the two-week long safety campaign, Tigard Police initiated 37 additional motorist contacts resulting in the issuance of a citation or warning for other violations including speeding and driving while suspended.

2018 Press Releases

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle While Crossing Hall Boulevard
(December 17, 2018)
Just before 5 p.m. on Monday, December 17, a pedestrian attempting to cross Hall Boulevard in Tigard was struck by a vehicle. The incident occurred in the area of a Fanno Creek Trail pedestrian crossing spanning Hall Boulevard, just south of Tigard City Hall. The pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to OHSU. The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene and is cooperating with police.

Tigard Police and OLCC Conduct Compliance Check in Tigard
(December 13, 2018)
All eight businesses visited in Tigard on December 12th successfully passed an OLCC check for alcohol sales to minors. The Tigard Police Department assisted the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) with the recent compliance check. This grant-funded effort made possible through Washington County, consists of a team of two Tigard Police officers and an OLCC inspector accompanying two teen volunteers.

Tigard Police Plan Extra DUII Patrols
(December 5, 2018)
Beginning on December 14 and continuing through December 31, Tigard Police will have additional officers on the roads to help bolster everyone’s safety when driving. In cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Tigard Police will be participating in a grant-funded program to promote High Visibility Enforcement (HVE).

Tigard Police Arrest Beaverton Man For Bank Robbery

(November 21, 2018)
Tigard Police investigators arrested a 49-year-old Beaverton man who allegedly robbed the Tigard Key Bank on November 13, 2018. Investigators were spurred by tips from the public.

Tigard Homeowner Confronts and Shoots Intruder
(November 14, 2018)
At approximately 7:15 a.m. on November 14, a 9-1-1 call alerted Tigard Police that an intruder was attempting entry into a residence located at 11075 SW Sage Terrace in Tigard. The caller advised the police dispatcher that he confronted the suspect and a gun was discharged. Tigard Police were on-scene within minutes.

Tigard Key Bank Robbery

(November 13, 2018)
Tigard Police are asking for help to identify and locate a suspect who allegedly robbed the Tigard Key Bank on Tuesday, November 13th. The bank is located at 11665 SW Pacific Highway in Tigard. A 9-1-1 call at approximately 2:20 p.m. alerted police of the robbery who then quickly set up containment and searched the area. The suspect remains at large.

Tigard Police and OLCC Conduct Compliance Check in Tigard

(September 20, 2018)
Nine out of 10 businesses visited in Tigard on September 19, successfully passed an OLCC check for alcohol sales to minors. The Tigard Police Department assisted the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) with the recent compliance check. This grant-funded effort consists of a team of two Tigard Police officers and an OLCC inspector accompanying a nineteen year-old volunteer.
 
Altercation Led To a Stabbing Along a Beaverton/Tigard Walking Trail

(August 19, 2018)
Tigard Police is investigating a stabbing that occurred on the popular Barrows Park Trail. The incident occurred in the area of Horizon Blvd. just south of Barrows Rd. in the Progress Ridge area at approximately 5:30 p.m. on August 17.

Tigard Police Set To Begin Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign
(August 19, 2018)
The Tigard Police Department will once again participate in a nationwide traffic safety campaign to enforce Oregon seat belt laws. The program is set to begin on August 20 and continue until September 2, 2018.

Tigard Police Reminds Motorists to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
(August 15, 2018)
The end of summer is traditionally marked by the Labor Day holiday. Sadly, the Labor Day holiday is also one of the deadliest, with drunk drivers endangering themselves and others on America’s roadways.

Pedestrian Fatality In Tigard
(July 25, 2018)
On Wednesday, July 25, a semi-truck fatally hit a 32 year-old man seated in a wheelchair, as he attempted to cross Pacific Highway. The crash occurred at approximately 1:25 a.m. Tigard Police and the Washington County CART (Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team) were called to the scene on the 13700 block of SW Pacific Highway.

Convenience Store Employee Assaulted During Robbery
(July 16, 2018)
Shortly after 3:00 a.m. on Monday, July 16, Tigard Police were called to the Plaid Pantry convenience store located at 15995 SW Hall Blvd in Tigard. An injured employee called and reported he was allegedly beaten with a gun during a robbery attempt. The victim further added after unsuccessfully obtaining any money or otherwise, the suspect fled on foot into the neighborhood.

Series of Tigard Burglaries Ends With Arrest

(July 2, 2018)
Tigard Police arrested a 55 year-old man earlier today allegedly responsible for a series of burglaries in Tigard. The suspect, Ronald Lee Dickinson, had been originally contacted by Tigard Police on July 1 for an unrelated harassment investigation. During an interview, Tigard investigators developed information that implicated Dickinson for eight residential burglaries. All but one burglary occurred in Tigard.

Tigard Set to Begin Click It or Ticket Seat Belt Safety Campaign
(May 10, 2018)
The Tigard Police Department will once again participate in a nationwide traffic safety effort to enforce Oregon seat belt laws. Oregon State Police, sheriff’s and local police will all be working to increase proper safety belt and child car seat use during the statewide traffic enforcement blitz beginning on May 14 and continuing through May 27.

Tigard Police and OLCC Conduct Compliance Check in Tigard
(May 8, 2018)
Two out of 9 businesses visited in Tigard on May 3 failed to pass an OLCC check for alcohol sales to minors. The Tigard Police Department assisted the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) with the recent compliance check. This grant-funded effort consists of a team of two Tigard Police officers and an OLCC inspector accompanying a twenty-year old volunteer.

Tigard Police Commercial Crimes Unit Shuts Down Counterfeit Check Cashing Scheme
(April 12, 2018)
On April 11, detectives assigned to the Tigard Police Commercial Crimes Unit arrested three suspects who appeared to be part of a counterfeit check-cashing operation stemming from Georgia. The investigation began the day prior when a Tigard Umpqua Bank employee contacted Tigard Police to advise that a subject currently inside the bank was attempting to cash a counterfeit check. A Tigard Police officer quickly arrived at the bank and arrested the suspect.

Prostitution Crackdown in Tigard

(March 28, 2017)
On March 22, the Tigard Police Commercial Crimes Unit conducted an operation to target and arrest prostitution customers or "johns." As a result, four adult males were taken into custody and charged with Commercial Sexual Solicitation.

Tigard Police Continue High Visibility Enforcement
(March 21, 2018)
During the most recent High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) campaign that took place March 16th through the 17th., Tigard Police arrested two drivers for DUII. In addition, officers also initiated 25 other traffic-related stops resulting in either citations or warnings for other traffic offenses such as speeding or driving with a suspended license.

Off-Duty Tigard Police Officer Suspected of Driving While Under the Influence
(March 8, 2018)
While off-duty, a member of the Tigard Police Department was arrested under suspicion of driving while intoxicated. The arrest was made by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. Ron Wommack, an 18-year veteran with the agency, has been placed on administrative leave.

Former Tigard High School Educator and Coach Charged With Alleged Sex Abuse
(February 2, 2018)On February 1, a former Tigard High School Teacher and Coach was arrested by Tigard Police on sex abuse charges. Marcus D. Jolley, 40, was taken into custody by Tigard Police detectives at his home without incident. Jolley was the center of an in-depth investigation after a former Tigard High School student disclosed the alleged sex abuse to a Tigard Police School Resource Officer.

Tigard Police Investigating Armed Robbery (photos included) 
(January 31, 2018)
An employee of the Astro Gas Station located at 12885 SW Pacific Highway in Tigard, reported being robbed by an armed man. The incident occurred on Tuesday, January 30 at approximately 11:30 p.m. The victim stated that while standing inside the outdoor kiosk, the suspect approached on foot. 

Tigard Police Plan Extra DUII Enforcement
(January 31, 2018)
Beginning on February 1st and continuing through Super Bowl Sunday, Tigard Police will have additional officers on the roadways to help ensure everyone’s safety. In cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Tigard Police will be participating in a grant-funded program to promote high visibility enforcement (HVE).

Second Stranger Danger Incident in Tigard
(January 12, 2018)
On Thursday, January 11, a parent reported to Tigard Police that her child was approached by a stranger while walking home from school. The incident occurred at approximately 2:35 p.m. in the vicinity of 93rd and Inez St. in Tigard, just blocks away from Templeton Elementary School.

Elementary School Student Approached By Stranger In Van
(January 4, 2018)
Tigard Police would like to take this opportunity to remind parents the importance of speaking to their children regarding safety. Children should be encouraged to be alert and to know what steps to take in the event they find themselves in a situation that could be uncomfortable or possibly harmful.

High Visibility Enforcement Campaign Yields Multiple DUII Arrests
(January 3, 2018)
During the most recent High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) campaign which began on December 15th and ended January 1, 2018; 5 drivers were arrested for DUII and one driver charged with MIP (Minor in Possession).

Tigard Police and OLCC Conduct Compliance Check in Tigard
(January 2, 2018)
One out of 12 businesses visited in Tigard on December 27th failed to pass an OLCC check for alcohol sales to minors. The Tigard Police Department assisted the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) with the recent compliance check.

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Public Information Officer
Kelsey Anderson
Desk Phone: 503-718-2561
Mobile Phone: 971-708-2921
Email: kelsey.anderson@tigard-or.gov




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