Alleged robber arrested on multiple gun charges

Veldon Leroy Green Jr. was arrested in the 5600 block of North Willis

Veldon Leroy Green, Aug. 21, 2015 (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)
Veldon Leroy Green, Aug. 21, 2015 (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man sought in connection with a June armed robbery was arrested August 21 by Portland’s task forces on guns and gangs.

Veldon Leroy Green Jr. was arrested in the 5600 block of North Willis, not far from his home, police said. A search warrant for his home found 2 more guns.

The 36-year-old faces 1st-degree robbery and 2 counts of 1st-degree aggravated theft. He also faces numerous gun charges: 2 counts of being a felon in possession of a gun, , unlawful use of a weapon, providing false information on a gun transaction, furnishing a firearm used in a felon and unlawfully having a firearm.

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