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Portland Murder Suspect Arrested in Las Vegas by FBI Criminal Apprehension Team

FBI Las Vegas February 27, 2014
  • Public Affairs Specialist Bridget Pappas (702) 385-1281

This press release was originally issued by the Portland, Oregon Police Bureau.

Lonnell Demarcus George, age 23, wanted for the March 2013 murder of 18-year-old Edward Jewell Paden, Jr., was arrested on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

George was arrested without incident by the Las Vegas FBI Criminal Apprehension Team (CAT) at an apartment in Las Vegas. The CAT is a task force composed of detectives from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Henderson Police Department, and special agents from the FBI.

Paden was killed at Northeast 60th Avenue and Killingsworth Street in the afternoon of March 27, 2013. Officers responded to 9-1-1 calls about a shooting at the Valero Gas Station and located Paden deceased.

George is in the custody of the Clark County (Nevada) Detention Center awaiting extradition to Oregon.

The Portland Police Bureau would like to thank Las Vegas FBI CAT for their assistance in this case.

Anyone with additional information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Rico Beniga at (503) 823-0457 or rico.beniga@portlandoregon.gov.