Suspect Arrested During Saturday Night Carjacking Investigation

Portland Police Bureau - 11/18/18 

On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 8:42 p.m., officers assigned to North Precinct and the Tactical Operation Division's Gang Enforcement Team responded to the report of a carjacking in the 15700 block of Northeast Beech Street.

Officers arrived in the area of the reported incident and contacted the victim. Upon contacting the victim, officers observed the victim was injured. Emergency medical personnel responded to the scene, provided the man medical aid and transported him by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment of what was believed to be a non-life-threatening injury.

As officers continued the investigation, they learned three people reportedly arrived at the victim's motorhome and robbed him of multiple items, including keys to a 2004 black Lincoln Navigator. During the robbery at least one of the suspects was armed with a handgun. One of the armed suspects reportedly pistol whipped the victim. After obtaining multiple items, the suspects left the location and at least one of the suspects drove from the scene in the black Lincoln Navigator. Investigating officers broadcast information about the carjacking to law enforcement throughout the Portland metropolitan area.

At approximately 8:48 p.m. on Saturday night, an officer assigned to East Precinct observed a vehicle that matched the description of the recently carjacked vehicle in the area of Northeast 122nd Avenue and Northeast Halsey Street. Officers contacted the driver of the Lincoln Navigator. Officers took the driver of the vehicle into custody without incident.

No other suspects believed to be involved in this incident have been taken into custody at this time. Based on information learned in the investigation at this time, investigators do not believe there is an immediate danger posed to the public in connection with this robbery.

The suspect has been identified as 39-year-old Shirene Nicole Singh. Singh was lodged at the Multnomah County Jail on a charge of Robbery in the First Degree.

Members with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Robbery Detail responded to the scene to assume the investigation.

This investigation is on-going and at this time there is no additional information to the public in relation to the investigation.

Anyone with information about this investigation should contact Detective John Russell at 503-823-0464, or Detective William Winters at 503-823-0466,

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