Since early September, Oregon State Police has responded to ten separate reports of a variety of objects being thrown at passing motorists from a walkway adjacent to I-205.
The area in questions is the Exit 289 I-5 SB which curves, goes underneath I-5, and becomes I-205 NB. The exit ramp is adjacent to a footpath that travels behind the Martinazzi Village apartments in Tualatin.
There are multiple paths connecting to it which gives access to I-205 and I-5.
The items being thrown have ranged from apples, rocks, branches, logs and pumpkins. The descriptions of the individuals responsible have ranged from early teens to early twenties in age with a variety of different clothing descriptions.
The items being thrown have hit passing vehicles have caused damage. The most recently was a large rock.
No one has been hurt.
On several of the incidents the suspects were seen fleeing the area into nearby trees and/or up a hillside and out of sight.
Anyone with knowledge of these suspect(s) is encouraged to call the Oregon State Police NCC dispatch center at (503)375-3555 or (800)452-7888.