Police: Man flees officers in Irvinton Neighborhood, found with gun and cocaine
PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland police officers say a suspect led them on a pursuit through the Irvington Neighborhood before he was arrested Monday afternoon.
Officers were addressing livability issues in the neighborhood when they tried to perform a traffic stop on the driver of a maroon Pontiac Grand Prix.
Police say the driver did not pull over and instead continued driving on Northeast 7th Avenue and made multiple turns through the neighborhood streets.
Officers located the vehicle and the driver, later identified as 24-year-old Jeremiah Franciscoda Fuller, at a residence on Northeast Thompson Street. Police say Franciscoda Fuller was standing at the door of the home.
Police confirmed he was driving while his license was revoked and that he did not live at or know anyone in the residence.
Officers located a semi-automatic handgun and a substance they believed was cocaine inside the vehicle. They seized the gun and drugs as evidence.
Franciscoda Fuller was taken into custody and lodged at the Multnomah County Jail on charges of driving while revoked, possession of cocaine and possession of a loaded firearm in the city of Portland.