Portland police ask for help in locating owners of recovered stolen property | Local News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) — The Portland Police Bureau is hoping the public can help them return stolen property they have recovered to the rightful owners.

The Central Precinct’s Neighborhood Response Team (NRT) has been investigating a series of burglaries in southeast Portland over the past month. According to police, the burglars broke into a specific home multiple times, stealing a vehicle and numerous collectibles.

As a result of the investigation, NRT served a search warrant at a home at 1324 14th Avenue Southeast on December 21. Police say the search resulted in the recovery of stolen property from the originally burglarized home, as well as a firearm, an electric motorcycle, a Segway, suspected stolen industrial equipment, a stolen firefighter’s coat, a coupe -keys and several stolen, falsified and fraudulent checks and financial documents.

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Jay Michael Lamb, 35, was incarcerated in the Multnomah County Jail on charges of first degree larceny, possession of stolen goods and second degree burglary. Police said additional charges were likely as the investigation continued.

Lamb was arrested in April 2020 after throwing a flare into a tent, causing burns to a man.

Karen Anne Brown, 27, has been convicted on two existing arrest warrants, with additional charges expected. Jeffrey Garder, 45, and Koy Hill, 52, were both cited for outstanding warrants.

Jay Lamb and Karen Brown

Jay Lamb and Karen Brown, booking photos (Courtesy of Multnomah County Jail)

Police said the suspects were involved in numerous criminal occurrences in Southeast Portland at commercial and residential locations.

The NRT is now asking for the public’s help in identifying the owners of the salvaged Segway and the beige firefighter turnout coat, which does not belong to Portland Fire & Rescue. Anyone with information is asked to email [email protected] Attention Central NRT.

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