Reward offered in fatal North Portland hit and run

PORTLAND - The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a hit-and-run that killed a man in North Portland. 
 
On August 30, 2016, at approximately 8:48 p.m., North Precinct and Traffic Division officers responded to the report of a hit and run to a pedestrian. 
 
Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim, 65-year-old Stanley Henry Grochowski, suffering from several injuries. Grochowski was transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment. 
 
On September 9, 2016, Grochowski died as a result of his injuries. 
 
Officers learned that Grochowski was crossing westbound across North Greeley Avenue, in a crosswalk, when he was struck by the driver of a dark-colored, smaller SUV that was traveling southbound on Greeley. The driver momentarily stopped, then sped away from the scene. 
 
Based on the investigation, officers believe that the suspect vehicle is a 2008 to 2012 Toyota Rav4, dark-colored with silver trim. A photo of a similar vehicle is being released to aid in this investigation. 
 
Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous. 
 
Information about unsolved homicides can lead to a reward of up to $2,500 cash. All other unsolved felony crimes are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000. 
 
Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers. 
 
Submit an anonymous tip: 
 
Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip. 
 
 
Call 503-823-HELP (4357) 
 
 


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