Traffic-related fatalities are on the rise in Portland.
It’s the 18th traffic death in Portland this year, and the second over Easter weekend.
Portland police say they are too busy responding to other problems to watch for drunken drivers.
In other news: Alcohol and automobiles remain a horrible combination.
Jones, a 23-year-veteran with the Portland Police Bureau, is Commander of the Professional Standards Division.
Say goodbye to summer days of nudie lounging on Sauvie with a cold beer in hand—the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife just voted to ban booze from the area between May 1 and September 30 annually.
It’s a scenario all weed smokers face at some point or another: You feel okay to drive, but you’re just not sure about which side of sobriety you’d fall on if your level of intoxication were judged by a trained professional.
Andrea Valderrama, who is running for Commissioner Dan Saltzman’s seat, told police she was the designated driver for a 2013 arrest.
Judge Judith Matarazzo irked Multnomah County prosecutors by trying to change the rules on DUII sentencing. So they struck back.