1 arrested, 1 gets away after police find stolen car in NW Portland

Police find items inside a stolen car Saturday in NW Portland.
Police find items inside a stolen car Saturday in NW Portland.(PPB)
Published: Oct. 2, 2022 at 9:43 AM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - A driver was found passed out with a gun in his lap in a running car in northwest Portland on Saturday, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

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PPB said officers got a report of two people passed out in a running car facing the wrong way on Northwest Glisan Street. When they arrived, they found the car was stolen from Washington state. The driver had a gun in his lap.

A stolen car found Saturday in NW Portland with a man passed out with a gun in his lap inside.
A stolen car found Saturday in NW Portland with a man passed out with a gun in his lap inside.(PPB)

Police said after a brief struggle, they arrested the driver for unauthorized use of a vehicle, resisting arrest and interfering with a police officer. The passenger ran and was not found.

Police recovered several items, including a gun, from the car.