PORTLAND, Oregon (KPTVA man accused of attacking several people and a Portland police officer with a baseball bat in northeast Portland have been arrested.
On December 22, officers responded to a report of a person being hit in the head with a baseball bat in the 1100 block in the northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard just after noon. 22.30. The victim was able to give the officers an “Intricate description of the suspect” who fled after the attack.
About half an hour later, officers at Rosa Parks Transit Station on the 6500 block of North Interstate Avenue responded to another report of an attack with a baseball bat. Several people were hit in the head and shoulders as they got off the MAX train. The suspect had also broken several train windows, according to PPB. The man had fled before the officers arrived.
Later that morning, the PPB received separate calls from an individual who attacked people with a baseball bat near the 500 block in Northeast Everett Street. They were unable to find the suspect or any victims.
At 11:53 there was a new conversation regarding the same person. The suspect, identified as Trendlon Deneishel Kimp Brewer, 53, was wearing a backpack with a baseball bat sticking out from the inside. According to PPB, Brewer hit one of the officers in the cheekbone when officers took him into custody. The officer received a minor injury.
Brewer was booked into Multnomah County Jail, where he faces three counts of second-degree assault, three counts of unlawful use of a weapon, assault on a public security officer, disturbance by a peace officer and second-degree disorder.
PPB said that the investigation is still ongoing and believes that there may be more victims. Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to contact Detective Jeff McGuire at Jeff.McGuire@portlandoregon.gov gold 503-823-0400.
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