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Police seek sex crime victims

Suspect identified as Shane Kavantzas, 36
by: MULTNOMAH COUNTY Shane Kavantzas

Police are looking for additional victims of a 36-year-old man arrested for multiple sex crimes on Friday.

Shane Kavantzas is charged with two counts of rape in the first degree, two counts of sodomy in the first degree, two counts of sex abuse in the first degree, two counts of kidnap in the first degree and five counts of public indecency. He is booked into the Multnomah County Jail.

The charges are the result of an investigation by Sex Crime Detectives in which Kavantzas is believed to have sexually assaulted the different adult females and was seen publicly masturbating near Madison High School and along 82nd Avenue in Northeast Portland.

The etectives believe that there may be more victims of Kavantzas' behavior and would like to hear from anyone who has had an encounter with Kavantzas.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Jeff Pontius at (503) 823-0541 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .