SE Portland vehicular assault

Delivery rider shares harrowing account of assault on SE 18th Avenue

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 28th, 2021 at 4:31 pm

Scot Hinson says his bike took most of the impact and likely saved his life.
(Photo: Donald Hinson)

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Alleged auto violence perpetrator Paul Rivas pleads ‘not guilty’ to all charges

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 28th, 2021 at 8:15 am

Rivas admitted he was driving this silver Honda SUV.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

Who could do something like this? And why?

Those are the questions many people asked themselves following the mass weaponized driving incident that left one person dead and many others injured on Monday, January 25th.

Three days later, a picture of the man who perpetrated this violence is beginning to emerge.

64-year-old Paul Rivas made his first appearance in court on Wednesday where he pleaded not guilty to all 14 felony counts against him. (Note: It is standard practice for a defendant to plead not guilty at arraignments.)
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Portland traffic violence victims turn to crowdfunding for help

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 27th, 2021 at 4:03 pm

Ray Chihak, Nicholas Strickler and Jaccob Riscajche.
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Two current GoFundMe campaigns organized by Portlanders seek donations to help victims and their families navigate the emotional, physical and financial consequences caused by automobile drivers.[Read more…]

At vigil, Jean Gerich remembered as active ‘free spirit’ who ‘lived with great courage’

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 27th, 2021 at 9:23 am

(Photos from last night’s vigil by Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

Friends, family, and many people who never knew Jean Gerich gathered to remember her Tuesday night. The 77-year-old Gerich was killed Monday in the intentional vehicular assault in southeast Portland that left at least nine other people injured.[Read more…]

PBOT Commissioner: “Portland witnessed a terrible tragedy”

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 26th, 2021 at 2:20 pm

Jo Ann Hardesty and Chris Warner.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Police say two of 10 victims in vehicular rampage were on bikes

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 26th, 2021 at 12:26 pm

Police and media at SE 18th and Stark on Monday.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Opinion: Vehicular violence hits home again. We cannot ignore it again.

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 26th, 2021 at 11:39 am

Memorial at Southeast 19 and Stark for victim hit and killed Monday.
(Photo: Sarah Mirk)

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Intentional vehicular violence in southeast Portland leaves one dead, several injured

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 25th, 2021 at 2:10 pm

(Photos from the scene by Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)
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