Portland, Oregon 2021-11-24 19:30:35 –
Victims sued people before they were killed, court documents say
KOIN, Oregon — According to court documents, a man arrested for killing his girlfriend on Sunday night in southeastern Portland was sentenced to prison for child trafficking three months ago. Escaped...
On Sunday night, police arrested Davonte Donahue after a standoff that occurred when police responded to reports of domestic violence near the corner of SE171st Avenue and Division Street. Donahue shot a police officer in the apartment, but was eventually arrested hours later.
Police found a woman dead in the house and he was charged with murder.
In March 2016, a judge sentenced Donahue to nine years in prison for sexual trafficking of minors, according to court documents obtained by KOIN 6 News.
On August 12, court documents said Donahue jumped over the fence, was caught by a camera, cut off a GPS ankle monitor, and escaped the area with a white sedan waiting for him.
Sunday night standoffs at SE Portland
Authorities said it began when a woman, later identified as Mariela Gonzalez Rocha, told authorities that she was being held hostage by her boyfriend in the bathroom of her apartment.
Gonzales Rocha called 911 around 3:30 pm and heard him crying on the phone, court documents said, and appeared to appeal to the man.please [expletive] please do not. “
Later, a man took over the phone, telling authorities that his name was Jason, and according to court documents, Gonzales Rocha claimed to be using drugs. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the Multnomah County Circuit, Gonzales Rocha shouted the name “Davonte Donahue” before the call suddenly ended.
Officials said several neighbors reported hearing gunshots in the area before police arrived.
When the police arrived, they said Donahue fired at the policeman through the door of the apartment. At least 30 shots were fired through windows and doors.
Donahue continued firing after a special emergency response team broke the window and filled the apartment with unspecified chemicals. Officials said police did not fight back and continued to ask Donahue to surrender.
After 1 am, SERT entered the room where Donahue was hiding and arrested him.
Police said they had found a woman shot dead in the apartment, identified as Gonzales Rocha on Wednesday.
Donahue was taken to a local hospital before being detained in Multnomah County Detention Center. In addition to being charged with escape, Donahue also faces the following crimes: first-class murder (domestic violence), felony possession of firearms (domestic violence), and first-class attempted murder. 5 cases, Multnomah County Warrant.
Resources are available
Emergency situations should be referred to 911, but Multnomah County officials said victims of domestic violence in need of emergency crisis services could also contact the Call to Safety Hotline at 503.235.5333. .. A 24/7 bilingual Spanish hotline is also available. Callers can access El Program Hispano Proyecto UNICA at 503.232.4448.
NS Gateway Center for Domestic Violence It can be reached at 503.988.6400.
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