Wanted Sex Offender Arrested
On Friday April 3, 2015, at 2:07 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to Safeway, located at 1303 Northwest Lovejoy Street on the report of a shoplifter in custody.
Officers responded to the store and took custody of 26-year-old Robert Edward Foster from Safeway Loss Prevention, who told police that Foster was caught stealing food. A warrant check revealed that Foster had an outstanding parole violation warrant related to a violent sex crime.
Foster was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on a charge of Theft in the Third Degree and a parole violation.