Armed Drug Dealer Arrested By GVRT in Lloyd District

Portland Police Bureau

Officers in the Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) working proactive patrol in the Lloyd District Neighborhood arrested a suspect with guns, large quantities of drugs, and cash.

On Friday, October 4, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., GVRT officers were patrolling near Holladay Park when they conducted a traffic stop at Northeast 12th Avenue and Northeast Lloyd Boulevard. The officers discovered the driver, Noah J. Goldman, 37, of Portland, was in possession of methamphetamine. He was arrested. A search of the vehicle, and later Goldman's residence, yielded meth, heroin, cash, and two guns.

Goldman was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of Delivery of Methamphetamine near a School, Delivery of Heroin Near a School, Possession of Methamphetamine Near a School, Possession of Heroin Near a School, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

The Tactical Operations Division is continuing to investigate several incidents of gun violence citywide.

Anyone with information about gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106 or email information to

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If you see a gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.

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