Humour! Two More Arrested at Occupy Portland Tara Akridge William Duke

Humour! Two More Arrested at Occupy Portland Tara Akridge William Duke

2 arrested at “Occupy Portland”

Portland Police Bureau– 10/23/11

On Saturday, October 22, 2011 Central Precinct afternoon shift officers who were detailed to “Occupy Portland” made 2 arrests of known subjects for warrants. The first arrest was for a drug related Parole Violation warrant. Officers recognized 28-year-old William Duke from previous police contacts. He was sitting on a bench in the park. He was arrested without incident.

Later in the evening officers also arrested 34-year-old Tara Akridge, after recognizing her from previous contacts. She was found to have a Parole Violation related to a Possession of a Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine. Akridge identified herself to the police as the “Resource Director” for “Occupy Portland” and said she is currently living in the camp.

When the officers returned from their walking beat in the camp they discovered that the side view mirror of their patrol car had been broken off as it was parked on Southwest Main Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd. There are no suspects at this time.

Booking Information




SWIS ID: 757886

Name: Akridge, Tara D

Age: 34

Gender: Female

Race: White

Height: 5 ft 0 in

Weight: 115 lbs

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Hazel

Arresting Agency: Portland Police, Central Precinct

Arrest Date: 10/22/2011 11:17 PM

Booking Date: 10/23/2011 12:21 AM

Current Status: In Custody

Assigned Facility: MCDC

Projected Release Date: Unknown


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