By News-Register staff • 

Newberg man arrested on assault and robbery charges

Chad Raymond Greene
Chad Raymond Greene

NEWBERG A Newberg man was arrested Friday on assault and robbery charges in connection with a fight in which he allegedly cut his victim with a knife.

Newberg-Dundee police identified the suspect as Chad Raymond Greene, 20. He was charged with one count each of first-degree assault,  first-degree criminal trespass, first-degree robbery and second-degree attempted theft.

He was lodged in the Yamhill County Jail on $160,000 bail, pending arraignment in Yamhill County Circuit Court.

First-degree assault and first-degree robbery are felonies and Measure 11 offenses, punishable on conviction by a mandatory minimum prison sentence. The other charges are misdemeanors.

Police gave this account:

Officers received a report of a disturbance between two men in the alley between Second and Third streets near Howard Street. They immediately learned that one of the men had sustained knife wounds and the other had fled the scene.

Greene was taken into custody at an apartment building two blocks from where the confrontation took place. Witnesses assisted officers in locating the suspect.

The victim was treated at the scene by Newberg Fire Department medical personnel and he did not require hospitalization.

Greene contacted the victim about purchasing a cell phone from a Craigslist ad the victim had posted. The two meet agreed to meet in a parking lot adjacent to meet in a parking lot adjacent to the alley. Moments after they got together, Greene allegedly stole the victim's phone and ran away.

While fleeing, Greene jumped a fence at a nearby daycare facility and ran toward the alley with the victim in pursuit. He caught up with him and and a fight ensued.

Daycare staff and children were never in any danger.

Greene also has a pending circuit court case following his September arrest on a felony charge of first-degree theft.




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