Police seek information on domestic violence suspect
Portland Police are asking for the public's help to locate a man suspected of committing several domestic violence crimes. He also has a warrant for hit and run.
Gabriel Juarez Sandoval should be considered "armed and dangerous," police say.
The 27-year-old was allegedly armed with a baseball bat when he forced his girlfriend to leave a 7-Eleven store "against her will" around 10:23 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, according to a news release. The couple had left by the time officers arrived at the storefront located at Northeast 60th Avenue and Prescott Street.
The woman called police again aroind 11:06 a.m., saying she had been stabbed and needed medical attention. Police and first responders rushed to treat her near the corner of Southeast 82nd Avenue and Rhine Street, and later transported her by ambulance to a local hospital.
She is expected to survive.
Sandoval last faced charges in August after police spotted him fleeing a crashed vehicle near Northeast Prescott Street and 87th Avenue.
According to a probable cause affidavit, he later told police he had consumed alcohol before the crash and threw a firearm into bushes because he is a felon. He told jailers he was homeless and using drugs every day, according to court records.
Sandoval has also faced charges for first-degree criminal mischief, harrassment and attempted murder over the years.
Sandoval is described as a five-foot-six Hispanic man with short black hair. He was last seen driving a white 2013 Nissan Altima with Oregon license plate C-A-9-4-8-2-7.
Anyone who spots Sandoval is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.