Police Report - March 28, 2017 incident

Waqas Mirza filed this request with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office of Multnomah County, OR.
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From: Waqas Mirza

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Oregon Public Records Law, I hereby request the following documents:

A copy of the police report concerning a bias incident that occurred on March 28, 2017 in a home on Southeast 26th Court. According to news reports, Hasel Afshar found his home "ransacked, the walls coated in racist epithets." The incident associated with the police report has been widely reported in news media:


The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Waqas Mirza

From: GAIDOS Chad M

Good Morning,

In accordance with ORS 192.501(3), the requested document are part ongoing criminal investigation and are not available for release at this time.

Thank you,

Lieutenant Chad Gaidos
Public Information Officer
Multnomah County Sheriff's Office
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 350
Portland, Or 97214
Office: (503) 988-2300
Pager: (503) 271-0226
Email: chad.gaidos@mcso.us