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Police Dog “Hunter” Catches Two Burglars

Monday, February 15, 2016

 

David Mellis, Seng Saechao, PHOTO: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office

Police and K-9 "Hunter" caught two burglars in the process of robbing a Public Storage facility on Monday, February 15 at 2:59 a.m.

David Alexander Mellis, 26, and Seng Meng Saechao, 25 were booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Burglary in the Second Degree.

The Incident

East Precinct and Canine Unit officers responded to a report of an alarm at the Public Storage facility located at 2542 Southeast 105th Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers established containment around the facility.

As officers and K-9 "Hunter" approached the area that the suspects were believed to be, two men exited on the buildings with arms full of suspected stolen property.

Both men surrendered immediately.

 

Related Slideshow: Top 10 Oregon Cities for Hate Crimes

Every year, the FBI releases hate crime statistics from around the state. Check out what the worst towns for hate crimes were in 2013. 

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Bend

Total Hate Crimes: 3

Types of Hate Crimes: 2 against religion, 1 against ethnicity

Hate Crimes Per 1,000 People: 0.038

Photo: Farewell Bend Park, via Wikimedia Commons

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#9

Newberg-Dundee

Total Hate Crimes: 1

Type of Hate Crime: 1 against ethnicity

Hate Crimes Per 1,000 People: 0.039

Photo: Newberg Public Library, Stuart Seeger on Flickr

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#8

Ashland

Total Hate Crimes: 1

Type of Hate Crime: 1 against race

Hate Crimes Per 1,000 People: 0.049

Photo Credit: The Plaza in Ashland, via Wikimedia Commons

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#7

Springfield

Total Hate Crimes: 3

Types of Hate Crimes: 2 against race, 1 against ethnicity 

Hate Crimes Per 1,000 People: 0.050

Photo: Gateway Mall in Springfield

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#6

Salem

Total Hate Crimes: 14

Types of Hate Crimes: 7 against race, 1 against religion, 4 against sexual orientation, 2 against ethnicity

Hate Crimes Per 1,000 People: 0.088

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#5

Eugene

Total Hate Crimes: 15

Types of Hate Crimes: 6 against race, 4 against religion, 3 against sexual orientation, 2 against ethnicity

Hate Crimes Per 1,000 People: 0.095

Photo: University of Oregon in Eugene

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#4

Newport

Total Hate Crimes: 1

Type of Hate Crime: 1 against sexual orientation

Hate Crimes Per 1,000 People: 0.10

Photo: Harbor in Yaquina Bay, Newport, via Wikimedia Commons

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#3

Sutherlin

Total Hate Crimes: 1

Type of Hate Crime: 1 against race

Hate Crimes Per 1,000 People: 0.129

Photo: Brett Spangler on Flickr

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#2

Tigard

Total Hate Crimes: 9

Types of Hate Crimes: 8 against race, 1 against ethnicity

Hate Crimes Per 1,000 People: 0.179

Photo: Loren Kerns on Flickr

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#1

Toledo

Total Hate Crimes: 4

Types of Hate Crimes: 2 against race, 1 against sexual orientation, 1 against disability

Hate Crimes Per 1,000 People: 1.156

Photo: Toledo city hall, via Wikimedia Commons 

 
 

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