Police chase leads to arrest of suspect in Portland

portland-policeOn Sunday October 26, 2014, at 5:40 p.m., an East Precinct officer attempted to stop a stolen car in the parking lot of Portland Community College, located at Southeast 82nd Avenue and Division Street.

The driver of the stolen vehicle sped away from police and as it exited the parking lot onto Southeast Division Street at 80th Avenue he crashed into a responding patrol car being driven by an East Precinct sergeant. The sergeant’s car then hit and damaged a light pole.

The suspect vehicle traveled through a field and hit a home. The suspect was arrested and several officers and a Police K-9 Unit responded to search for the passenger.

The sergeant has been transported to a Portland hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Troy Lynn Harrison.

Harrison was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on numerous outstanding warrants as well as new charges of Assault in the Third Degree, Attempt to Elude by Vehicle, Attempt to Elude on Foot, Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver (Hit and Run/Injury), Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle, Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, Reckless Driving, and Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle.

Harrison will be arraigned on Monday October 27, 2014.