This morning, Wednesday November 9, 2011, Portland Police officers arrested 29-year-old David Joseph Hodson for throwing a Molotov cocktail at the World Trade Center, located at 121 Southwest Salmon Street, in the late evening hours of Tuesday November 8. Officers obtained a very good description of the suspect and later located him within the Occupy Portland encampments. Hodson has been booked into the Multnomah County Jail for Arson in the First Degree, Manufacturing a Destructive Device, Possession of a Destructive Device, and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree.was nearby:
Police spokesman Lt. Robert King said the Molotov cocktail caused minor damage to an external stairwell at the World Trade Center building. The office building is located one block east of the two parks where Occupy protesters have been for more than a month.