'Singer/songwriter/ID thief' back in jail after CCITF investigation

News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office

Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 2:48 p.m.


Mustang, money, meth and suspect Stephen G. Rowell, 34, of Portland


On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, investigators with the Clackamas County Inter-agency Task Force (CCITF) served several search warrants in Multnomah and Clackamas counties related to a narcotics investigation.

The suspect in the investigation is Stephen G Rowell, 34, of Portland. Rowell was sentenced in 2009 for multiple counts of identity theft in Multnomah County. The Oregonian wrote about Rowell in 2009, here:

"Singer/songwriter/ID thief gets 13 years in prison" (The Oregonian, April 22, 2009)

As a result of the June 24, 2015 search warrants, investigators seized:

  • Approximately 3.5 ounces of meth
  • Over $55,000 in cash
  • A 2007 Ford Mustang

Rowell was arrested on parole violation charges while the drug investigation continues. He is currently lodged in Multnomah County Jail. His complete Multnomah County booking info is here.

A booking photo is attached, as well as a photos of the seized Mustang, money and meth. 


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Contact Info:
Sergeant Nathan Thompson
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office