MAY DAY SUSP TURNS SELF IN

Ponte (Portland police)

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - A man turned himself into the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office on a warrant Tuesday evening.

Police said 37-year-old, Christopher R. Ponte turned himself in shortly after 8 p.m.

He is facing a single count of riot and a single count of third-degree assault.

These charges are the result of an investigation that started on May 1st, 2019 related to a disturbance in the 800 block of Northeast Couch Street, according to police.

Police said this is an on-going investigation.

Assault detectives continue to work on several cases related to May 1 and June 29 demonstrations.

If anyone has information related to crimes committed on those or other dates, they are encouraged to contact the PPB at crimetips@portlandoregon.gov.

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