PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was arrested on Friday after police say he ransacked a Portland Water Bureau office and threatened its employees with a pitchfork.
According to the Portland Police Bureau, 50-year-old Kevin Bailey used the pitchfork to break into the office off North Interstate Avenue and threatened two workers with it.
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Police responded to the scene around 2:45 p.m. When they arrived, police surrounded the building and searched it with a K-9 unit, ultimately finding Bailey as well as the other damage he allegedly caused.
Windows were broken, offices ransacked, a ceiling panel damaged and two water bureau trucks were vandalized, police said. Photos show materials from shelves and cabinets thrown about and the two trucks’ cracked windshields.
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Bailey, who was taken to the hospital for what police say was an unrelated medical condition, is facing several charges:
- Second-degree burglary
- First-degree criminal mischief
- Two counts of menacing
- Second-degree disorderly conduct
- Second-degree criminal trespassing