Three arrested on weapon and drug charges
Police responding to the report of gunshots in Southeast Portland arrested three men on weapon and drug charges early Saturday.
Robert Jermaine Richardson Jr., 20, is charged with Possession of Cocaine and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.
Ismail Sharif Abdullahi, 23, is charged with Possession of Cocaine and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.
Dajuan Travonte Shakier, 23, is charged with Possession of Cocaine, Felon in Possession of a Firearm. He is also charged with a parole violation.
According to police, at 3:25 a.m. on Saturday, May 2, East Precinct officers responded to the report of gunshots heard at Southeast 83rd Avenue and East Burnside Street. A witness reported hearing multiple gunshots and seeing someone shoot from a dark-colored vehicle.
Officers were in the area and quickly reached the scene. A K-9 Unit also arrived and observed a vehicle matching the description pulled to the curb on Northeast 83rd Avenue, near Davis Street.
One occupant got out of the car and tried to walk away, but was contacted by police. Additional officers arrived and contacted two other occupants of the vehicle. According to police, officers noticed a shotgun lying on the backseat floorboard.
All three men were taken into custody and, during a search of the vehicle, officers located a handgun in addition to the shotgun. Officers seized a quantity of cocaine and several thousand dollars in cash from the three occupants.
No gunshot victims or property damage was located in the neighborhood.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Detective Todd Teats at (503) 823-2137, email@example.com.