PORTLAND – Police swarmed a North Portland business Tuesday afternoon as part of a coordinated metro-area search for evidence in a suspected auto theft ring.
Dozens of officers entered West Coast Car Crushing at 9101 N Columbia Blvd, Tuesday afternoon.
Portland and Oregon State police and Clark and Clackamas county sheriff's deputies were involved in a coordinated series of searches in Portland and Vancouver, according to Sgt. Pete Simpson of the Portland police.
Officers also raided:
- A1 Light Truck and Van Parts at 9609 North Columbia Boulevard
- 330 North Lotus Isle Drive
- 516 West Fourth Plain Boulevard in Vancouver, Wash.
- 514 Northwest 40th Street in Vancouver, Wash.
So far no arrests have been made. The investigation was ongoing.