Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on August 13th, 2008 at 10:56 pm
From The City of Tualatin (emphasis mine):
“On Tuesday August 12, 2008 at 6:39pm, Tualatin Police and Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue responded to a report of an assault between 3 males on SW Boones Ferry Rd and SW Ibach Street. Several citizens called 911 reporting that 2 men, in a truck, were beating a man on a bicycle.
Some of these citizens actually followed the suspect vehicle as it left the city, heading towards Wilsonville and provided police with a description of the truck and license plate.
Investigation of the assault, conducted by the Tualatin Police Department, indicates that the victim, 33-year-old Uriel Perez Ortega of Beaverton, had been riding his bicycle On SW Boones Ferry Rd when the suspects, in a large pickup truck came up from behind and tried to intimidate Mr. Ortega.
A verbal exchange took place and eventually the passenger suspect, 19-year-old Armando Manning of Wilsonville, got out of the truck and threatened Mr. Ortega.. Feeling scared, Mr. Ortega punched Mr. Manning in the face, causing minor injury. The driver of the truck, 26-year-old Michael Pellissier, also of Wilsonville punched Mr. Ortega several times in the face and head area, causing facial injuries. Several citizens stopped to assist Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue in treating Mr. Ortega’s injuries.
Tualatin Police located and interviewed Mr. Manning and Mr. Pellissier. They were lodged at the Washington County Jail on Felony Assault charges; Reckless Driving and Criminal Mischief…”