City Commissioner Nick Fish had been told about increasingly aggressive street people under the I-405 freeway, but seeing is believing.
After a walking tour between Northwest Johnson and Lovejoy Saturday, Oct. 4, and talking to affected neighbors, he characterized the problem as “less about homelessness, and more about illegal behavior.”
He called then Portland Police Chief Mike Reese and triggered a multi-agency mission that completely cleared the area of campers, waste, syringes and stolen property by the end of the weekend.
Though there was a weak attempt to move that homeless criminal element out, they have returned and resumed business as usual. Read more: http://nwexaminer.com/city-cleans-out-i-405-crime-nest