Portland Homeless Advocate Arrested for Misconduct, Identity Theft

A widely known Portland homeless advocate was arrested Tuesday and indicted on 19 counts in total, including seven counts of first-degree theft, five counts of identity theft, two counts of aggravated identity theft and five counts of first-degree official misconduct, Barney Lerten reports for KTVZ.  Kevin Dahlgren is accused of abusing his official position, identity theft, and stealing property “of $1,000 or more.” The indictment lists the city of Gresham as the victim of the theft charges. An investigation into Dahlgren is ongoing, and the DA’s office said that more victims have been identified but not yet located. The investigation centers around Dahlgren’s use of a city-issued procurement card. 

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