Teen accused of causing $46K in damage in Portland ‘riot’

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a teen arrested two weeks ago is accused of causing more than $46,000 in damage in downtown Portland during a protest. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the 15-year-old Columbia County boy is accused of burglary, rioting and other charges, according to Portland police. Police say he was arrested on a warrant during a gathering that spanned Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 and was being held in a Columbia County juvenile detention center as recently as Tuesday. Police say surveillance footage showed the boy committing crimes during the demonstration, which was declared a riot, according to police. Police didn’t say specifically what damage the boy is accused of causing.