Oregon deputies pull 57 electric scooters and bikes from Portland river

Mail Online | 6/27/2019 | Matthew Wright For Dailymail.com
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Oregon authorities were shocked when they pulled more than 50 electric scooters and bikes from a Portland river in a two day effort.

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office first noted the scooters approximately a month ago but first started digging them out of the Willamette River on Tuesday.

Sheriff - Team - Scooters - Wall - Start

The sheriff's dive team pulled five scooters from the 'sea wall' at the start of Tuesday, speculating that they would recover 15 more.

But soon that number increased to nine before there were far too many to fit on the department's initial boat.

Department - Dive - Wednesday - Photos - Hull

The department resumed their dive on Wednesday and posted photos of the finished hull from the river.

According to a Twitter post from the department, the dive team used their training days to pull the scooters out.

Post - Sergeant - Dangler - Scooters - Notes

Another post shows Sergeant Dangler with one of the scooters and notes that he was able to get the lights working. It is unknown if that particular scooter was still able to run, however.

Scooters from Lime, Bird and Razor were all included in the hull. The bikes appear to be from Biketown.

Scooters - Bikes - Water - Rust

It is currently unknown how long the scooters and bikes were in the water but some did have rust on them.

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