Jeremy Joseph Christian, the suspect in Friday's attack on MAX, is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday May 30, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. in the Multnomah County Justice Center Courthouse, located at 1120 Southwest 3rd Avenue. He will be arraigned on charges of Aggravated Murder (two counts), Attempted Murder, Intimidation in the Second Degree (two counts), and Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon. A Multnomah County Grand Jury is expected to consider additional charges in the coming days.
Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances leading to the violent attack. As part of that investigation, detectives will extensively examine the background of the suspect, including the information about the suspect's extremist ideology. Detectives have received many tips about the suspect's prior behavior and interactions with members of the community and will continue to investigate this information.
The Portland Police Bureau and the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office have been working closely with victims, witnesses, and families over the past several days as they grieve and process the horrific events of May 26, 2017.
No additional information is anticipated to be released as it may compromise the ongoing investigation and eventual prosecution of the suspect.
Court documents, including any probable cause affidavits, may be available through the Oregon Judicial Case Information Network - http://www.courts.oregon.gov/OJD/OnlineServices/OJIN/Pages/index.aspx
To request Portland Police Bureau records regarding the suspect, public records requests must be filed formally at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/66961
Some records about the suspect may be available; however, all records relating to the current investigation, including but not limited to reports, audio/video material, or 9-1-1 calls will not be released until the case has been adjudicated.
The Police Bureau does not maintain criminal history information but it may be requested through the Oregon State Police Identification Services Section at https://www.oregon.gov/osp/ID/pages/public_records.aspx
Anyone with information about the suspect, any witnesses to the attack or anyone with additional information is asked to provide it to detectives by email, CrimeTips@portlandoregon.gov
Anyone with information that desires to remain anonymous may provide it to Crime Stoppers of Oregon and it will be shared with detectives.
Submit an anonymous tip:
Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip.
Online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php
Call 503-823-HELP (4357)
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