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Portland police arrest two suspects in North Precinct arson

Rollin Tristan Fodor and Gavoughn Streeter-Hillerich arecharged with first-degree arson and riot in connection with the fire at the police station.
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PORTLAND, Ore. — July 8 UPDATE - Police announced two arrests in the arson case. 

On Tuesday, Gresham police arrested 18-year-old Rollin Tristan Fodor.

Fodor is charged with first-degree arson and riot in connection with the fire at the Portland Police Bureau's North Precinct on June 26.

On Wednesday, police arrested 22-year-old Gavoughn Streeter-Hillerich. He is charged with first-degree arson and riot.

Streeter-Hillerich also faces charges of riot, unlawful use of a weapon, hit-and-run and menacing in connection with a June 8 demonstration when people blocked Interstate 84 in Portland.

Original story below.

Portland police and Crime Stoppers of Oregon are offering a reward for information about a suspect in an arson at the police bureau’s North Precinct on June 26.

A group of people set the police station on fire while people were inside, and damaged and burned nearby businesses, all of which are owned by people of color, during an hourslong clash with police officers.

Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell called the group’s actions reprehensible and evil. Faith leaders and members of Portland's Black community denounced the violence as an attempt to distract people from the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement. 

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Police released images of one suspect wanted in connection with the North Precinct fire.

Credit: Portland police

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,500 in cash for information that leads to an arrest. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

People can report a tip online or call 503-823-HELP (4357).

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