'Car theft mission' recovers stolen vehicles, guns, drugs

Stolen vehilces recovered in East Portland.

During a Portland Police Bureau "car theft mission" to find stolen vehicles, officers found nearly a dozen stolen cars, made 18 arrests and recovered guns and thousands of fentanyl pills in East Portland on Tuesday, Jan. 18.

"The commander at each precinct said that this is a big enough problem in our precinct that we need to make a special effort here," Sgt. Kevin Allen said of car thefts in Portland.