MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR - The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office is reporting that Justin Ray Jones, 31, was taken into custody in Clark County, Washington on Thursday, March 9, 2023.
He was located by the Cowlitz Tribal Public Safety Department. Jones remains in custody in Clark County on charges of:
- Felon in possession of a firearm
- Theft of a motor vehicle
Justin Ray Jones will be extradited to Multnomah County for:
- Identity theft crimes
- Absconding from parole
If you believe you may have been victimized by Jones, you’re urged to call the MCSO Tip Line at 503-988-0560, or Crime Stoppers of Oregon at 503-823-0277.
February, 27, 2023 - Multnomah County Sheriff's Office detectives are seeking the public's help in locating 31-year-old Justin Ray Jones, who's wanted for a string of identity theft crimes, impacting people in Oregon and across the country. Detectives believe Jones is actively attempting to commit additional fraud, identity theft and forgery crimes. Additionally, Jones is currently wanted for identity theft and related crimes, and absconding from parole.
Jones is known to frequent the Woodstock, Mt. Scott and Lents neighborhoods of Portland. Jones is using multiple aliases and fraudulent identifications. To help the public identify Jones, a booking photo from 2021, is attached to the news release.
Currently, there are approximately three dozen victims, but detectives believe the number is likely higher.
If you recognize Jones and have any information on his whereabouts, or believe you may have been victimized by Jones, you’re urged to call the MCSO Tip Line at 503-988-0560, or Crime Stoppers of Oregon at 503-823-0277.