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Police arrest man, seize firearms at Portland Community College Sylvania Campus

by: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Jacob RosenPolice arrested a 35-year-old man at the Portland Community College Sylvania Campus on domestic violence charges Tuesday morning.

Jacob Rosen was charged with Assault in the Fourth Degree, Harassment and Menacing. The charges invovle prior incidents of domestic violence towards his girlfriend.

Police seized firearms from the trunk of his vehicle and from a residence.

According to police, on the morning of April 15, North Precinct officers responded to a call at a residence in the 9700 block of North Leonard Street on the report that a suicidal male has left there, armed with a shotgun. He was reported as driving to the PCC-Sylvania Campus, where he is a student, at 12000 Southwest 49th Avenue.

Officers obtained information on the man and vehicle and relayed it to Central Precinct officers who began checking the area of PCC-Sylvania. Officers also relayed the information to PCC-Sylvania Campus Safety so they too could be on the lookout for the man and his vehicle.

Officers in the area of the residence then located the man driving his vehicle into the parking lot. Officers stopped the vehicle and took the man into custody without incident. Officers located a shotgun and a handgun in the trunk of the vehicle. Both guns were not loaded and no ammunition was found in the vehicle.

Police also seized a rifle and shotgun, with ammunition, at the residence.

Police say there is no information that the man was intending on hurting anyone other than himself and it is not believed that there was ever any threat to other students at PCC-Sylvania.

Help is available for community members struggling from a mental health crisis and/or suicidal thoughts. Suicide is preventable.

The Multnomah County Mental Health Call Center is available 24 hours a day at (503) 988-4888.

Police say if you or someone you know needs help with suicidal thoughts or is otherwise in an immediate mental health crisis, please visit Cascadia or call (503) 963-2575. Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare has an urgent walk-in clinic, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., 7 days a week. Payment is not necessary.

Lines for Life is also available 24 hours a day at (503) 972-3456.