February 25, 2022
Elisabeth Shepard, Communications Director
Grand Jury returns not true bill in August 27, 2021 fatal shooting by an officer after joint presentation from the DOJ and MCDA
PORTLAND, Oregon – Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that upon the conclusion of the presentation of evidence, a grand jury returned a not true bill and found the use of force by Portland Police Bureau officers that resulted in the death of Alexander Tadros, 30, was not criminal under Oregon law. –
The case was presented by two Multnomah County Deputy District Attorneys and two Assistant Attorneys General appointed by the Department of Justice at the request of DA Schmidt. The grand jury heard from over 25 witnesses and listened to two days of evidence and testimony.
Previously released information regarding this incident can be found by clicking here.
Pursuant to ORS 132.270, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office will file a motion and request that the court authorizes the release of a grand jury transcript for public review. If the Court grants the motion, the MCDA will post the transcript to its public website.