2 ID’d, arrested for Portland riot vandalism

While she was in jail, authorities said they cited her for reckless burning

Portland police said Mateen Shaheed, left, and Damaree Mitchell were among the vandals during the anti-Trump Portland riot, November 9, 2016 (PPB)
Portland police said Mateen Shaheed, left, and Damaree Mitchell were among the vandals during the anti-Trump Portland riot, November 9, 2016 (PPB)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Following up on numerous tips from the public, the Portland police said they identified and arrested 2 people allegedly responsible for some of the vandalism during an anti-Trump riot that took place in the days following the election.

Damaree Mitchell, 19, was initially booked into the Multnomah County Jail on an outstanding arrest warrant, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

While she was in jail, authorities said they cited her for reckless burning and second-degree disorderly conduct.

Damaree Mitchell has been cited for reckless burning. November 15, 2016, (PPB)
Damaree Mitchell has been cited for reckless burning. November 15, 2016, (PPB)

Police also arrested an Estacada man on Tuesday after authorities said he was involved in numerous acts of vandalism, including damaging vehicles at Broadway Toyota.

Mateen A. Shaheed, 20, faces six counts of first-degree criminal mischief.

Mateen Shaheed faces six counts of criminal mischief. November 15, 2016, (PPB)
Mateen Shaheed faces six counts of criminal mischief. November 15, 2016, (PPB)

 

PPB continues to ask for the public’s help in identifying those who committed crimes during last week’s riots and protests. Some images of criminal suspects have been shared here. Tips can be called in at 503.823.0000.