An off-duty Portland police officer was arrested New Year's Eve in Tualatin.
Homero Reynaga, a 15-year-veteran of the Portland Police Bureau, was charged with Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree. He was booked into the Clackamas County Jail.
According to the bureau, the arrest occurred on Dec. 31 when Tualatin police officers responded to the report of a man vandalizing a neighbor's vehicle in the 6400 block of Southwest Nyberg Lane.
Reynaga was previously assigned to Central Precinct. As per bureau policy, he has been placed on paid administrative leave and his police powers have been rescinded pending an internal investigation.
The bureau does not comment on personnel matters.