Gun Violence team arrests two during Portland traffic stop
The Gun Violence Reduction Team has arrested two people who are allegedly connected to a 2019 shooting that did not cause injuries, police say.
The GVRT's tactical division says it was following up on an investigation when officers stopped a car near Northeast Fremont Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on Thursday, Jan. 9.
Two people — Justin Tyrone Coleman, 29, and Shawna Ann Cash, 26 — were arrested on various gun charges.
Coleman faces charges of unlawful use of a wewapon and two counts of being a felon in possession of a gun.
Cash is charged with unlawful possession of a loaded gun.
Police say they seized a Ruger .380 LCP semi-auto handgun and a SCCY 9mm CPX-2 semi-automatic handgun as evidence during the traffic stop.
Police did not link either person to any particular shooting, but say the investigation contines and "more information will be released at a later date."
Coleman was ordered released from the local jail by a court judge, according to jail records, while Cash was let out on supervised release.
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