Man arrested for Friday gunfire in North Portland
Police have arrested a man suspect of firing a gun in North Portland on Friday night.
Mario Manuel Ugalde, 40, is charged with three counts of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and misdemeanor Driving While Revoked.
No one was reportedly injured.
According to police, at 8:06 a.m. on June 17, North Precinct officers responded to the 600 block of North Argyle Street on the report that a man who had fired a gun on Friday night was now back in the area trying to start fights with people.
Officers arrived in the area and located the suspect leaving the scene on a motorcycle. He did not stop for the officers, but instead rode his motorcycle slowly away from the traffic stop.
Officers followed the suspect for a few blocks until he stopped and was taken into custody without incident.
Officers found a crime scene for the previous gunfire, and were also able to locate and seize two firearms, magazines, ammunition, and spent shell casings from a nearby residence.
North Precinct officers had responded to previous calls in the area about gunfire, but had not been able to locate the suspect at the time.