02-20-2018  9:20 pm      •     
Naomi Etta Perkins
The Skanner News
Published: 21 April 2014

Police arrest Naomi Etta Perkins, 30, was  arrested and charged with assault after an Easter Sunday church service, according to a press release from Portland Police Bureau.

 Officers were called out to Oliver Elementary School, 15840 SE Taylor Street, to respond to reports of a fight between two women, which left one with cuts from a razor blade. Life Restoration Church holds its church services at the school.

Perkins and the victim, 32-year-old Anjeanette Marie Brown, reportedly had fought over a man they both knew.  During the altercation, Brown sustained a serious, but not life-threatening, cut to one of her arms.

“Officers learned that Perkins and Brown, known to each other, had a dispute after church over a man known to both of them and that Perkins used a razor blade to cut one of Brown's braids off of her head,” the police release says. “As the two struggled, Perkins cut Brown on one of her arms, causing a significant injury.” 

Officers arrested Perkins, charged her with Assault in the third degree and took her to Multnmah County Jail. Brown was treated for her injury at a Portland hospital. 

Detectives ask anyone who witnessed the incident or has information to contact Detective Jeff Sharp at (503) 823-9773 or jeff.sharp@portlandoregon.gov. 

Recently Published by The Skanner News

  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random
load morehold SHIFT key to load allload all
Carpentry Professionals
Calendar

‘Use Your Power’ MLK Breakfast Speech

Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events

The Skanner Photo Archives