Police: Witnesses stop DUII suspect after hit-and-run in Portland

Booking photo for Dustin Rowe from the Multnomah County Jail.jpg
Booking photo for Dustin Rowe from the Multnomah County Jail

PORTLAND, Ore. – A suspected DUII driver is accused of crashing into several cars along SE 82nd Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.

No one was hurt in the incident.

Officers were called out about 5:45 p.m. on reports of a hit-and-run crash near SE 82nd and Foster Road. Witnesses held the suspected driver at the scene until officers arrived to take him into custody.

Based on initial information, 36-year-old Dustin Rowe crashed into several cars along 82nd Avenue before he was stopped.

Rowe was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on hit-and-run, DUII, and reckless driving charges. His bail is set at $10,000.

More from Portland Police:

Drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs injure and kill thousands of people every year. People consuming alcohol or drugs are urged not to get behind the wheel and should have a sober driver or utilize taxis, rideshare companies or transit so everyone is safe on our streets.

The Portland Police Bureau is committed to working with our partners in government and the community to create safer streets and work towards reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic fatalities as part of Vision Zero.

To learn more about the City of Portland's Vision Zero effort, please visit: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/40390

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