Late Wednesday, January 18, Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team (GET) officers responded to Katie’s Backyard Sports Bar in Parkrose at 11307 N.E. Sandy Blvd., to conduct a walk-through based on possible gang activity.
Marcus Anthony Davis, 32, was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Manufacturing Cocaine, Delivery of Cocaine, and Possession of Cocaine.
Police said that when they arrived in the parking lot, several people ran into the bar.
Following them, police walked through the bar while recognizing several known gang members and associates.
During the walk-through, police said they located and seized two loaded handguns and three separate baggies of cocaine, totaling approximately 2.5 ounces.
One subject was arrested and GET officers are continuing the investigation.
32-year-old Marcus Anthony Davis, 32, was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Manufacturing Cocaine, Delivery of Cocaine, and Possession of Cocaine.
In addition, Davis is being held on a parole violation.
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