Drunk Driver Arrested on Tuesday Evening After Crashing Into Multiple Cars in Southeast Portland

Portland Police Bureau - 04/25/18 

On Tuesday April 24, 2018, at 5:45 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a hit and run crash in the area of Southeast 82nd Avenue and Foster Road where the suspect driver was being detained by witnesses.

Officers arrived at the scene and learned that the suspect crashed into several cars along 82nd Avenue. There were no injuries as a result of these incidents.

The driver, 36-year-old Dustin Rowe, was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver (Hit and Run), Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII), and Reckless Driving.

Drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs injure and kill thousands of people every year. People consuming alcohol or drugs are urged not to get behind the wheel and should have a sober driver or utilize taxis, rideshare companies or transit so everyone is safe on our streets.

The Portland Police Bureau is committed to working with our partners in government and the community to create safer streets and work towards reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic fatalities as part of Vision Zero.


To learn more about the City of Portland's Vision Zero effort, please visit: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/40390