Demonstrators Vandalize Multnomah Democrats Building


A group of demonstrators vandalized the Multnomah Democrats building in southeast Portland breaking windows and tagging the building.

Portland Police report, in the evening hours of November 8, 2020, a group of people gathered in Laurelhurst Park located in the 500 block of Southeast Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard. The group left the park and began marching in a northerly direction towards Northeast Sandy Boulevard. Once the group reached Northeast Sandy Boulevard they gathered outside the Multnomah County Democrats building located in the 3500 block.

Several members of the group began to tag the Multnomah County Democrats building with graffiti and broke out several of the building's windows. After engaging in criminal activity, the group quickly left the location and headed back southbound towards Laurelhurst Park. As the group fled from the location, Portland Police arrived on scene and made targeted arrests of subjects who had engaged in criminal activity. The remainder of the group dispersed into the neighborhood.

The following individuals were booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center:

*24-year-old JAMES WALKER PRETTYMAN, Criminal Mischief II

*33-year-old THOMAS MOLLROCEK, Criminal Mischief II, Escape III

*22-year-old MAXIMILLAN JENNINGS, Criminal Mischief I