Portland Police Bureau’s Traffic Division officers arrested 22-year-old Sergey Lastivka Thursday on several charges related to the Monday evening crash that left a woman in critical condition.
After investigating the incident, Lastivka was arrested and booked into Multnomah County Jail on charges of Assault in the Second Degree, Assault in the Fourth Degree, Attempt to Elude by Vehicle, Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII), and five counts of Reckless Endangerment.
On Monday, around 11 p.m., Lastivka’s vehicle was heard doing donuts by a police officer in the area near Mall 205.
Tim Curran @ September 19, 2014
On Monday night around 11 p.m., an East Precinct officer was in the Mall 205 area when he heard car tires screeching.
While investigating the noise, the officer was nearly hit by the reckless driver, who was doing donuts, and then sped away.
When police responded to the area to locate the vehicle, an officer came across an accident where the suspect vehicle crashed into another car at Southeast 96th Avenue and Market Street.
The driver of the second car had to be removed from the vehicle by Portland Fire & Rescue personnel.
Tim Curran @ September 16, 2014
Northeast Sandy Boulevard re-opened between 122nd and 138th avenues today after a four-day closure caused by a burst water pipe, according to Oregon Department of Transportation Public Information officer Don Hamilton.
Intermittent lane closures are needed in the weeks ahead to complete the project and pedestrians will need to use caution as the sidewalk work is not yet complete, but Northeast Sandy Blvd. is once again a through street in the Argay neighborhood.
Tim Curran @ September 14, 2014
To celebrate its second year in business, ReLeaf MM, an east Portland medical marijuana dispensary is offering new and current patients a buy one get one promotion during the month of September. When patients buy one gram, they’ll get a second of equal or lesser value free.
Owner Dave Slack said he loves his Mill Park neighborhood location at 1034 S.E. 122nd Avenue. “We support and love our community. We have gotten to know many neighbors who are now patients,” he said. “122nd Avenue is a great location for not only the neighborhood patients, but also very convenient for people to find us from all over Portland; just like our [business] cards say.”
Tim Curran @ August 21, 2014
To raise pedestrian safety Oregon traffic law awareness, the Portland Bureau of Transportation and Portland Police Bureau conduct a crosswalk enforcement sting at the unmarked crosswalk of Northeast 82nd Avenue and Pacific Street today, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Under Oregon law, every intersection is a legal crosswalk, whether it is marked or unmarked, drivers must stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk.
The 82nd Avenue and Pacific Street crossing in east Portland’s Madison South neighborhood has no paint lines at the crosswalk; however, it does have a pedestrian median island and signage to alert drivers to the possible presence of pedestrians in the crossing.
Tim Curran @ August 11, 2014
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The August issue of the Mid-county Memo posted online this week.
This month’s feature stories are:
The Halsey-Weidler corridor Working Group got a pleasant surprise when Portland Development Commission representatives told them money for improvements tripled; obituaries on Dr. Leo J. Freiermuth and Joel Caldera; an east Portland pools free-swim guide; after more than five decades, Parkrose tire king Bob Brown retires, and finally this month, a Parkrose Heights brain tumor survivor walks for a cure.
Tim Curran @ August 9, 2014
Operation Undercover Crossing, the first in a series of vehicle and pedestrian sting operations conducted by the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office this summer, begins in Parkrose tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the marked crosswalk just south of Prescott Street on 102nd Avenue.
The goal of the MCSO is to raise pedestrian safety awareness of drivers and pedestrians through education and enforcement of pedestrian right-of-way laws.
Both drivers and pedestrians will be observed during this mission, according to police.
Tim Curran @ August 7, 2014
QRIS aims to raise the quality and consistency of childcare and early learning programs across the state.
PCS was the only Christian school to receive a five-star quality program rating, which is the highest rating in the state.
In order to receive the rating, the ECE program participated in an on-site evaluation to demonstrate that they are using the best possible practices in adult-child interaction.
Darlene Vinson @ August 4, 2014
The Parkrose Bronco cheer squad is ready to rah, rah, rah your donation of returnable cans and bottles Saturday, Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to p.m. at Parkrose High School, 12003 N.E. Shaver St.
Parkrose Bronco Boosters use funds raised from these collections to support student programs and activities throughout the school year.
All you have to do to show your Bronco spirit, is bag up your empties, toss them in the trunk and make the short trip down to the high school.
The cheer squad does the rest.
Darlene Vinson @ August 2, 2014
After a 52-year career in the tire and automotive service business, Bob Brown of Bob Brown Tire Center has retired, leaving the business in the hands of sons Kelly and Brian. The brothers will operate as Brown’s Parkrose Tire Factory, signifying their new affiliation with Tire Factory, a regional coop of dealer-owned retail stores.
The elder Brown began to learn skills of the automotive trade from his father, Hank Brown, who ran a tire-recapping business. After working a as a manager for Les Schwab and Woody Froom, Bob began selling tires out of his garage in June 1978.
Tim Curran @ July 31, 2014