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25-Year-Old Man Arrested in Online Sexual Corruption Case

Friday, November 06, 2015

 

Tyler Matthew Shrum; courtesy of the Portland Police Bureau

Officers with the Portland Police Bureau’s Sex Trafficking Unit arrested a 25-year-old Portland man in connection with an online sexual corruption case.

Tyler Matthew Shrum was arrested in North Portland and booked into Multnomah County Jail yesterday on charges of online sexual corruption of a child, luring a minor, attempted rape and two counts of attempted sodomy.

Police say Shrum was communicating online with undercover officers and did not have any actual contact with a minor. Police did not reveal the website Shrum used, citing to ongoing investigative reasons.

Police are asking anyone that knows or think that someone may be involved in trafficking or is being exploited to contact the Portland Police Bureau's Sex Trafficking Unit at 503-823-4800, the Sexual Assault Resource Center hotline 1-800-640-5311; or, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, 1-800-843-5678 or via the Cyber Tipline.

 

Related Slideshow: Crime Trends in Portland - Good News and Bad News

The Portland Police Bureau's Strategic Services Division and the Criminology and Criminal Justice program at Portland State University (PSU) have partnered to provide an interactive tool to provide a longer term look at crime trends.

The interactive data shows the geographic distribution of crime in the city; and reveals insights into crime data.

See key findings below.

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Vandalism

GOOD NEWS: Overall, the news in Portland is positive regarding incidents of vandalism, but the decline has not been as rapid as some other crimes.

Vandalism has remained relatively consistent for the past five years.

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Domestic

GOOD NEWS: Domestic assaults saw significant decline in the late 1990s, but have been fairly consistent in the past five years.

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Guns

GOOD NEWS: The number of gun related crimes has seen the greatest declines of any of the tracked crime sectors. 

Gun related crimes decreased 80%.

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Bikes

BAD NEWS: The theft bikes has seen an 83% increase. Some of this is tied to the increase in biking, but the crime has been the biggest blemish on the crime trends.

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Robbery

GOOD NEWS: Street Robbery is down more than 25 years, but it has been fairly stagnant during the past five years.

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Non-Domestic Assaults

GOOD NEWS: The number of non-domestic assaults has remained relatively stagnant over the past five years.

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GOOD NEWS: Home breakins are down significantly, but like other categories (non-domestic assault and robbery) it has remained fairly constant during the past five years.

Over the 25 years residential robberies are down over 70%.

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