Citizen Street Panel Issues Third-Year Report on Bond Measure to Fix StreetsOn January 11, 2012, the Street Repair Review Panel unanimously approved its Read on...
The Eugene City Council today agreed to acquire two lots of property in the Martin Street area to add to the Ridgeline Trail system. In addition, Be Noble Foundation will acquire a contiguous third lot. The three lots,... Read more
The Eugene Police Crime Prevention Unit is receiving information about a new internet scam where the online entity claims to be a company with the name “IT Solutions.” The company contacts the victim and then offers to clean... Read more
On February 26, Eugene’s City Council unanimously passed a Council Resolution, “Enhancing Current Integrated Pest Management in Parks” and banning the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on all City of Eugene-owned property.... Read more
All City of Eugene administrative offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28.
City community centers and swimming pools will also be closed to the public both... Read more
Eugene Airport (EUG) is gearing up for the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel week. About 14,000 (arriving and departing) passengers will be traveling through the airport between Tuesday through Sunday of this holiday week... Read more
The Eugene City Council on Monday, Nov. 24, agreed to acquire two lots of property in the Martin Street area to add to the Ridgeline Trail system. In addition, Be Noble Foundation will acquire a contiguous third lot. The... Read more
Library Journal has named Eugene Public Library a “Star Library” for the fifth time. The designation means Eugene Public Library ranks among the top three percent of public libraries nationwide for excellence in... Read more
None of the structures in Opportunity Village pass dwelling codes, but the community is a grassroots attempt at the newly embraced Housing First model
The City of Eugene, located in Oregon’s Lane County, has passed a paid sick leave ordinance mandating that all employers located or operating in the City provide their employees with paid sick time
You can see and feel the new energy downtown, which has undergone an urban revitalization in recent years that has brought many news businesses to the central city.
It was a very productive trip.
Using this link, you can enter the patient and card holder information and pay the ambulance invoice online. This is for patients that are paying their bill in full or are already on a regularly scheduled payment plan.
If you need to locate the ISO rating, nearest hydrant, closest fire station or which agency provides fire service to your home, that information can now be found on line. Click the link below for a short cut to the Regional... Read more....
How are we doing? If you would like to submit feedback for the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department, please fill out the electronic feedback form below. You can submit compliments, complaints or general... Read more
Nationally and locally, between 30 and 50% of all fire and life safety systems go without mandatory inspection, testing and maintenance as required by the building and fire codes. After significant due diligence to correct... Read more
The Eugene Springfield Fire Marshal has issued a new technical advisory on the safe anchoring of tents and canopies effective October 1, 2014.
Please see the attached flyer for information regarding the current selection process.
We wish happy celebrations to you and yours!
All Library locations – Downtown, Bethel, and Sheldon – and book returns are closed on City holidays, starting at closing time the night before.
Borrowed items may be... Read more »
In its 2014 rankings, Library Journal has named Eugene Public Library a “Star Library” for the fifth time. The designation means Eugene Public Library ranks among the top... Read more »
This October, Eugene Public Library asked the public for input to plan for the coming ten years and beyond.
Through community meetings and an online survey, Eugeneans responded with feedback about what kinds of... Read more »
Eugene Public Library is happy to announce a new service to support parents in raising “reading ready” young children.
Parents in the City of Eugene can sign up each of their children to receive a brand-new book in the... Read more »
This fall, Eugene Public Library and Springfield Public Library will host “Every Child Ready to Read” trainings for adults who work with parents and caregivers of young children. Admission is free.
Childcare providers... Read more »
Help local children start school ready to read! The Storytime-To-Go project brings Library storytimes to children in local daycare settings.
Storytime-To-Go volunteers receive training to lead fun and educational... Read more »
Airbnb speculated as among the hightest valuations for a start-up in the country as outlined in San Jose Mercury News article
New York Times article on a grocery delivery service and the fresh take on using technology to create jobs.
Nikaj Chokshi, Washington Post reporter, discusses regulations on ridesharing services
As the holidays begin, it is a great time to check out what is new in downtown Eugene.
Parking is free for street meters, surface lots, and city-owned garages on Thanksgiving, November 27, except for event parking. On... Read more
Throughout the past month, fans and businesses of the Love Food Not Waste (LFNW) commercial compost program submitted photos for the annual Compost Photo Competition which occurs every November in honor of LFNW’s 3rd... Read more
In an effort to ensure the safety of the community from impaired drivers, EPD will put saturation patrols on the roads and search-out those driving under the influence. Officers will make every effort to actively seek any... Read more
With the ease of the internet, purchases can be made in the convenience of your own home, on your own time, with the rewards showing up on your doorstep. It’s the latter that the Eugene Police would like citizens to be... Read more
Friday morning around 4 a.m., an officer responded to a report from a 17-year-old female victim, whom the suspect would not let out of the vehicle while driving on Hwy 99. The suspect, Kayli Ann Devoogd, age... Read more
Woman Robbed Near 4100 Block of Aerial WayCase 14-20215
A 43-year-old female on her way to work exited the bus near the Winco on Barger at 10:30 p.m. November 20. While cutting through the parking lot at the Oregon... Read more
A Week-by-week Look at Some Eugene Crime Stats and Activity
Eugene Police Department is using data, intervention and prevention to more effectively respond to crime. The more the public is informed about these trends and... Read more
Last night at approximately 9:56 p.m., the 76 gas station on 925 W. 6th Avenue was robbed of cash. It was reported that the suspect approached an employee, displayed a gun, and demanded money from the register. The suspect... Read more
At 5:58 p.m. today, police responded to a sexual assault near the parking lot at 463 Coburg Road.
A female in her 20s reported walking to her parked car when the attack occurred. The suspect, who was armed with a... Read more
That’s what everyone thinks. But, there are so many scams out there that if you are in the right situation, you might get taken off guard. For instance if you had a recent problem with your credit card or bank account, you... Scams
A same of those commendations
The Eugene Police Department received 30 commendations from citizens in October, 2014. Below is a sample of those commendations.
• Officers were commended by the... Commendations
Interesting fact: Collision investigators often use the term ‘crash’ instead of ‘accident’ because they rarely are ‘accidents’ without any apparent cause. Eugene Police is releasing public service announcements about how to... Read more
Another warning to the public: Eugene Police have received half a dozen reports of scams in the past week alone. That doesn’t account for the people who don’t report they have been victimized. Eugene Police are continuing to... Read more
A school official at Prairie Mountain School contacted a school resource officer yesterday at approximately 10:31 a.m. to report a possible abduction that occurred Wednesday. A 9-year-old student at the school informed the... Read more
At approximately 5:20 p.m. yesterday, police responded to an apartment at the 1200 block of Jacobs Drive for a deceased subject. The victim, Elaine Kay Wooden, 61, of Eugene, was discovered at the residence, and the medical... Read more
Three Juveniles Arrested for North Eugene High School ArsonCase Number 14-19302
At 1:07 p.m. today, a fire was discovered in a North Eugene High School boys bathroom, near the cafeteria. The area around the fire was... Read more
Illustrating the need for the walk zone was a crash that occurred today at 2 p.m.
At 2 p.m., an 8-year-old boy was holding the door open for his mother to the Willamette Store, 1077 Willamette, after purchasing a soda.... Read more
At approximately 10:19 p.m. last night, police officers responded to a reported assault and fire at a campsite near the West Bank bike path in the Copping Street area. Responding officers found a 57-year-old male who had... Read more
Some new disk-type signage “Walk Your Wheels” are being installed in sidewalks in the downtown area. The new signage clarifies where people skateboarding and people biking must walk and not ride on the sidewalk in a... Read more
Last night at approximately 9:37 p.m., officers responded to the 4300 block of Goodpasture Loop regarding a dispute between roommates. The female victim and partner share an apartment with the suspect, Cameron Edward Brooks,... Read more
Oregon Community Credit Union RobberyIncident Number 14-252315
Oregon Community Credit Union at 488 E. 11th Avenue was robbed at approximately 10:12 a.m. today, November 4, 2014, by a white male in his mid-twenties,... Read more
Cougar Spotted in Hendrick’s Park Area on Fairmount Boulevard, South of Summit Avenue
At around 1 a.m. on Sunday, November 2, Eugene Police officers responding to an unrelated call for service spotted a cougar... Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASENovember 1, 2014Contact: After-hours Media Line
Fatal Crash at W. 7th and Charnelton
Saturday, November 1, at 7:45 a.m., Eugene Police investigated a fatal, single-vehicle crash that... Read more
UPDATE: Update: Since the first report, police have received two additional reports from the same general area of Kinsrow, around the same time: 3:30 a.m. In one report, the female awoke to see the suspect standing in her... Read more
October 31The night was busy. Several alcohol-related calls for service to include disputes, assaults, MIP(s), and alcohol overdoses. There were also a handful of warrant arrests and traffic citations. The West University... Read more
In the past two weeks, police officers have served two search warrants at the 1500 block of Sylvan Street. The search warrants are related to a string of burglaries in the area near the UO campus and a burglary in Corvallis.... Read more
Over the past few weeks, the Crime Prevention Unit has received information about several burglaries, specifically in the Santa Clara and River Road area, where entry was made through open or unlocked garage doors.... Read more
Tips for all residents:
• Motorists should drive extra cautiously on Halloween evening, as excited youngsters may forget some of their safety rules and dart out in front of cars.
• Residents are urged to have a... Read more
Eugene Police will be taking action on alcohol-generated problems and behavioral crimes in the West and South University Areas as well as the rest of the City during this Halloween weekend. ... Read more
Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit followed up on a rape reported by a victim to an agency from another state and yesterday at 3:46 p.m. arrested Marvin Paul Harley, age 48, of Oregon City, for Sex Abuse in the First Degree,... Read more
Arrest in drive-by shootingCase No. 14-17703
Eugene Police detectives and Springfield Police arrested a 19 year-old Springfield man in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting targeting two pedestrians last... Read more
NEWS RELEASE FROM LANE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT
Lane County and Eugene Crisis Negotiations Team Takes Honors
Last week members of Eugene Police and Lane County Sheriff’s Office Crisis... Read more
Umpqua Bank RobberyCase No. 1417867
The Umpqua Bank at 1175 Valley River Drive was robbed at approximately 1:48 p.m. today, at which time the suspect demanded cash. The suspect is a white male in his 30s, 6-feet tall,... Read more
Yesterday at approximately 1:34 p.m., an officer located James Edward Walters, who is a suspect in a series of Identity Theft and Unlawful Entry of Motor Vehicle cases where stolen credit cards were used at local stores.... Read more
Eugene Police Cold Case Squad is also working on the case, below. If anyone has tips in this case locally, please call 541.682.5111.
From: Clark Co. Sheriff's Office
Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 7:32... Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASEOctober 13, 2014For further information, contact:Melinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124John Hankemeier, Public Information Coordinator, at 541 .682.5197... VIDEOS
Bank Robbery – Umpqua BankCase Number #14-17451
Police responded to a robbery at Umpqua Bank, 59 E. 11th Avenue, at around 10:15 this morning. The suspect threatened the use of a firearm and fled with cash. Police... Read more
Anthony Wayne Meredith, age 22, of Park City, Utah, will be arraigned today at the Lane County Jail on charges of Rape in the First Degree, Rape in the Second Degree, Sodomy in the First Degree, and Sodomy in the Second... Read more
Between May and August of 2014, a person purchased a painting from a Eugene second-hand store. It had been stolen in a burglary during that time-frame from a residence in West Eugene. The case’s detective is seeking the... Read more
SUMMARY: Thursday night’s UO Football game brings excitement to the area, but also heavy traffic at a time of day when people many people are already on the road. Here are a few tips from EPD to help people who are... Read more
Yesterday at approximately 4:05 p.m., an officer was in the area of Royal Avenue and Hughes Street when police received information from an observant citizen that a person matching the ‘purse theft suspect,’ Kaylynn Colleen... Read more
Tuesday at approximately 4:05 p.m., an officer was in the area of Royal Avenue and Hughes Street when police received information from an observant citizen that a person matching the ‘purse theft suspect,’... Read more
The subject in the photo is a person of interest related to a number of thefts initiated in the Winco Grocery parking lot. The female approaches her victims and tells them she is locked out of her vehicle. She then asks for... Read more
Results from the weekend patrols:
Friday, September 26There were 29 total contacts. Of those there were 20 were Arrested/Cited in Lieu of Custody or issued a Uniform Traffic Citation. Nine others were... Read more
Eugene Police are continuing to hear of scams in which the perpetrators are impersonating officers, IRS agents, and financial institutions. In the most recent case, the suspect is telling the victim that they need to send... Read more
This weekend, in an effort to ensure a safe back-to-school weekend for college students, EPD will partner with SPD to search-out DUII drivers. The officers will make every effort to actively seek any vehicle that is reported... Read more
In recent weeks, the Downtown Team has focused enforcement on the Park Blocks due to public complaints and criminal activity. Last Thursday, at approximately 7:14 a.m., officers observed two suspects in that area in... Read more
Eugene Police Department, Lane County Sheriff’s Office, and Springfield Police team up for first Lane County Regional Crisis Intervention Training
Law enforcement officer crisis intervention team training is expanding... Read more
In the last few weeks since the start of school, the Traffic Enforcement Unit has contacted numerous drivers for failing to stop, and remain stopped, while the red safety lights are flashing on school buses. Upon talking to... Read more
In an effort to curtail child sexual victimization and underage sex trafficking, Eugene Police have been conducting a summer-long operation. This summer, beginning in July, the Eugene Police Street Crimes Team and Special... Read more
Warren Chester Tucker was found this afternoon by Oregon State Police near Burns. Troopers received information that Tucker was headed in that direction, and when the highway was closed due to cattle crossing, the troopers... Read more
On September 17, 2014, around 9 a.m. Warren Chester Tucker, also known as, “Spud,” age 87, left the residence where he is living, in a 2006 Ford Focus, Lisence #168CGG. Tucker was reported missing by his daughter, who said... Read more
Traffic Blocked on EB Beltline at NW ExpresswayCase No. 14-15770
At 7:50 this morning, Eugene Police were dispatched to a multiple-vehicle crash, blocking eastbound Beltline near Northwest Expressway.
According to... Read more
The Eugene Police Department received a tip that Jahson Marryshow, age 31 was now residing in Eugene. EPD quickly learned Marryshow was wanted out of Ulster County, New York, and was listed as their most wanted fugitive.... Read more
Eugene Police responded to the area of Martin Luther King Blvd. and Scout Access Road at approximately 8:12 p.m. regarding a female who had just been sexually assaulted. Upon arrival officers discovered the female victim had... Read more
Case No. 14-15512Today, and EPD School Resource Team officer was called regarding a 12-old-female student, who reported a male subject standing outside his van with the passenger side sliding door open attempted to get her... Read more
Today as part of a friendly competition, the Eugene Police Department and Eugene Springfield Fire Department competed in the annual Boots and Badges blood drive. The competition is to see which department can donate the most... Read more
Eugene Police are continuing to hear of scams in which the perpetrators are impersonating officers, IRS agents, and financial institutions. It is easy to get taken in, even if you are usually suspicious of scams. These... Read more
Shortly after 12:40 p.m. a grass fire was reported on the north side of the railroad tracks off the Hwy 99 overpass, near Roosevelt Blvd. All lanes and the nearby railroad tracks were temporarily closed while emergency crews... Read more
Traffic AdvisoryHwy. 99 overpass, near Roosevelt Blvd. Shut Down Both Directions - Grassfire
The Hwy. 99 overpass, near Roosevelt Boulevard, in Eugene, is shut down in both directions while emergency response occurs for... Read more
Recently, residents in the area around Maurie Jacobs Park called Eugene Police to report concerns about suspected criminal activity near the river. Police met with them and the residents provided their observations that the... Read more
As part of a state grant, the Eugene Police Department, with the help of Lane County Sheriff’s Office Weighmasters and Oregon Department of Transportation, will be conducting truck inspections throughout the day on Monday,... Read more
An ounce of prevention works! Last week reminders were put out to UO football fans and to Spencer Butte visitors (news, social media, fliers, posters, information kiosks, public service announcements, and patrols by EPD... Read more
Focus on traffic safety as kids return to school
With children returning to schools, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit would like to remind motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and skateboarders to use extra... Read more
Early this morning, homemade explosives, made with empty beverage containers, were detonated by unknown people, causing an explosion loud enough to wake several people in the RiverPointe neighborhood. The device design has... Read more
The Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit would like your game day commute to go as smooth as possible. By following these suggestions you can reduce your commute time, ease congestion around Autzen Stadium, and reduce the... Read more
We have been getting at least three calls every day from owners of vehicles who have had their cars broken into and items stolen. This trend started about 2-3 weeks ago in the Spencer’s Butte parking lot and most of the... Read more
Eugene Police News ReleaseAugust 26, 2014For further information, contact: Ofc. Robert Rosales 541.682.5111Melinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124John Hankemeier, Public Information... Read more
For 2013, the most stolen vehicles* in the nation, according to the NICB report, were (total thefts in parentheses):
1. Honda Accord (53,995)2. Honda Civic (45,001)3. Chevrolet Pickup (Full Size) (27,809)4. Ford... Read more
Monday, August 25, and running through Sunday, September 7, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will once again participate in a statewide traffic safety campaign, “Click-it or Ticket Blitz.” The traffic safety... Read more
Our Violent Crimes Unit has been investigating the death of 23-year-old Dean Eric Sweeden, who died after being involved in a physical altercation. He was found on Wednesday, August 20 at around 7:35 a.m. and 9-1-1 was... Read more
UPDATE: the name of person arrested for Interfering is Kelly Ann Cooper, age 57, of Eugene.
Officers directed Cooper several times to stay inside her apartment, for her safety and for that of officers. She continued to... Read more
Suspect Safely Taken into Custody on Felony ChargesCase 14-14104
A suspect in a dispute barricaded himself inside his apartment after police responded to call for service in the 1300 block of Charnelton at approximately... Read more
Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit detectives are continuing to investigate an adult male’s death after he was found injured, possibly from an assault, around 7:35 a.m. today. He was found in the W. 6th Alley and Lincoln area... Read more
August 31Randall Clark Fetterman, age 54, was arrested on August 31 at 3:45 p.m. after he was reported to be lighting items on fire and throwing them into a recycling can in the 1400 block of Patterson. When confronted by... Read more
FOX HOLLOW ROAD FIRE UPDATEFire crews have declared the structure fire at 32491 Fox Hollow Rd to be under control. It is anticipated that two to three fire companies will remain on scene until this evening for further... Read more
CENTRAL LANE 9-1-1 NEWS RELEASECONTACT: Melinda McLaughlin, 541.968.0497
House Fire Near Spencer's Butte
Fire and law enforcement resources from Eugene and Lane County Sheriff's Office are responding to a house... Read more
Case No. 14-12764
Investigators have been continuing the investigation into Charles Lewis Irwin's death and have been able to determine it was caused by injuries consistent with being run over by a vehicle. The... Read more
Quick Capture: Harry Ritchie’s Robbery Suspect Incident No. 14-174619
Harry Ritchie’s Jewelers, 260 Valley River Center, was robbed at gunpoint of cash at about 11:19 a.m. today. EPD Patrol officers, Valley River... Read more
Thursday evening, media called about police activity near Royal Avenue. Kenneth William Hinton, 41, had warrants and a restraining order. He had violated his restraining order and burglarized the victim’s home and... Read more
On Sunday, July 27, the annual Eugene Marathon will begin its 26.2 mile route at E. 15th Avenue & Agate Street in Eugene at 6:00 a.m.
The marathon race course has three distinct sections: the Eugene... Read more
Around 2:38 a.m. this morning, the 5th Street Public Market was burglarized. The suspect entered the northwest door of the market, stole keys from the janitor’s room, and used the keys to enter the main courtyard and the... Read more
Burglary – unlawfully entering a building to commit a crime – continues to be a big problem here in Eugene, with break-ins occurring on a daily basis citywide. We continue to see a large proportion of burglaries involving... Read more
Subway RobberyCase No. 14-12229
The Subway sandwich shop at 1720 W. 18th Avenue was robbed at gunpoint at approximately 9:42 a.m. today. The suspect is a white male in his 30s or 40s with a blonde ponytail, and last... Read more
EUGENE-SPRINGFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT UPDATE Eugene-Springfield Fire Department reports the fire is not under control, but it is contained. There is no current concern of the fire spreading further. The evacuation order has... Read more
The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department is responding to a large fire at Springfield Forest Products, 1651 South F Street (near S 18th and Booth Kelly Road). Responders are asking people to stay out of the area. The fire... Read more
The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department is responding to a large fire at Springfield Forest Products, 1651 South F Street (near S 18th and Booth Kelly Road). Several surrounding streets are closed and responders are asking... Read more
Officers with the Eugene Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit will be focusing on drivers that follow to closely to other drivers on Beltline and I-105. Police officers stop drivers for violations every day, but... Read more
Over 120 pre-kindergarteners are participating in the Safety Town child safety program that kicks off MONDAY. Children will learn over 20 safety topics throughout the two-week long camp. Monday will begin with an... Read more
The Flame of Hope torch, carried by local law enforcement officers as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run, will pass through Lane County on Wednesday, July 9, with law enforcement personnel carrying the Special Olympics... Read more
Eugene Police join with community partners to offer child safety seat check-ups
WHAT: Child safety seat check-up event
WHEN: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Eugene Fire Station 2, 1705 W 2nd... Read more
Eugene Springfield Fire and Eugene Police and the Metro Explosive Disposal Unit have been taking steps to reduce the volume of unlawful displays, including through public service announcements, education and enforcement.... Read more
To combat the often deadly problem of impaired driving, the Eugene Police Department along with Springfield Police Department and Oregon State Police, were out in force this past weekend cracking down on impaired drivers,... Read more
The 41st annual Butte to Butte 10K road race will be held on Friday, July 4. Eugene Police advise area residents and visitors to plan their morning travel to avoid the race’s route.
On Friday, July 4, the Butte to Butte... Read more
To combat the deadly problem of impaired driving, the Eugene Police Department, along with Oregon State Police and Springfield Police Department will be out in force on July 4, conducting a DUII enforcement.
Every day of... Read more
Fireworks went on sale June 23, and as July 4 gets closer, there may be more people using fireworks. For many pets, this time of year is more scary than Halloween and it is a potentially dangerous time. Fireworks, loud... Read more
To combat the deadly problem of impaired driving, the Eugene Police Department, along with Oregon State Police and Springfield Police Department will be out in force on July 4, cracking down on impaired drivers.
This... Read more
June 24, 2014, the Eugene City Council approved two City Code changes to address the pervasive use of fireworks, which each year raises many concerns for the safety and wellbeing of animals, senior citizens, military... Read more
Travelers are asked to use alternate route or avoid the area of 11th Avenue and Seneca Road due to the replacing of a traffic signal pole. The approximate time expected to complete the replacement is 1 p.m.
WHEN: Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Valley River Center, Main Parking lot at Valley River Drive & Valley River Way
WHO: Certified child passenger... Read more
Officers with the Eugene Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit will be focusing on areas that statistics have shown to have high crash-rates. Multiple officers will enforce all traffic laws with attention primarily... Read more
An officer responded to the 1100 block of Ferry Street at approximately 10:15 p.m. regarding a trespasser, and contacted the suspect Jason Allen Charles, age 48. Charles immediately displayed hostility by... Read more
An 18-year-old female has reported to police that a man attempted to abduct her yesterday, June 5, around 12:15 p.m. near 18th and Bertelsen.
As she was walking to her vehicle, a man tried to grab her. She was able to... Read more
A few minutes before 2 a.m. Saturday, officer’s contacted Anthony Bharwada Chavez, age 37, on the corner of Broadway and Olive Street, regarding an open container of beer. Chavez conveyed his disapproval of the law... Read more
May 30 Citations
9 Open Container - CLC5 Prohibited Noise Warnings12 Loud Party/Noise Warnings3 Minor In Possession - CLC3 Possession/Consumption Unlicensed Premise - CLC3 Interfering With Police - Arrests1... Read more
SUMMARY: Space is still AVAILABLE for this active summer camp for youth from ages 8 to 13. (Camp is June 23-27).
Don’t let today’s weather fool you! Summer is just around the corner!
Eugene Police Activities League... Read more
Police are seeing an increase in out of control behavior, fueled by alcohol and in at least one incident, by a powerful illicit drug LSD. At approximately 4:52 p.m. Saturday, officers were dispatched to the 2200 Block of... Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASEMay 24, 2014Contact: after hours media line 541.682.5155
Auto v. Pedestrian Fatal at River Road/Federal Way (Irving)Case Number 14-8722
At approximately noon today, an 80-year-old... Read more
Vigilant citizens have been calling Eugene Police recently with reports of suspicious door-to-door solicitors. Reports of aggressive soliciting have come from areas near Riverview St., Coburg Rd./Pioneer Pike, Delta... Read more
Beginning Monday, May 19, and running through Sunday, June 1, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will be participating in a statewide traffic safety campaign, “Click-it or Ticket Blitz.” The traffic safety campaign... Read more
Spring is here. More people are out cycling, and that means bike thefts are likely to surge. There were 1010 bicycles reported stolen in 2013, 848 bicycles reported stolen in 2012 and 846 reported stolen in 2011. A total of... Read more
Tuesday morning, officers responded to the area in the 1800 Block of Brewer Avenue, between Gilham Rd. and Norkenzie Rd., for a report of slashed tires. Several cars in the area had been targeted and tires slashed.
If... Read more
Eugene Police will partner with Oregon State Police and the Springfield Police Department in anticipation of any alcohol-related calls for service Friday thru Monday.
DUII saturation patrols will search out intoxicated... Read more
Around 7:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Walmart parking lot at 4550 West 11th Avenue for a dispute between a truck driver from Froggy’s Towing company and Timothy Arthur Manning, age 54. Manning took... Read more
At 2:52 p.m. today, Shane Michael Emory, age 38, of Eugene, was arrested for Encouraging Child Sex Abuse 2. Eugene police investigators received information and a search warrant from Albany Police Department regarding... Read more
Travelers are asked to avoid the area of Alder Street and E. 11th Avenue, which is currently blocked by emergency vehicles and vehicles involved in crash. EPD is responding to a two-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in... Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS UPDATEApril 27, 2014
The suspect in the shooting, Daniel Garges, 38, of Eugene, has been arrested in the Salem area by Marion County Sheriff's Office. MCSO was assisted by Salem Police Department,... Read more
19-year-old Arrested for Use of Child in a Display of Sexually Explicit ConductCase No. 14-4495
On April 18, Elliot Thomas Cumer, age 19, of Eugene, was arrested for Use of a Child in a Display of Sexually Explicit... Read more
SUMMARY: Space is still AVAILABLE for this active summer camp for youth from ages eight to 13. (Camp is June 23-27).
Eugene Police Activities... Read more
Criminals are continually crafting new scams geared toward separating you from your savings, or reprising old scams. Financial and internet crimes are some of the fastest growing crime trends.
Eugene Police Financial... Read more
Over the past few weeks, there have been three separate incidents reported in West Eugene where bicyclists and pedestrians have been the target of reckless endangering by an unknown suspect who has shot at victims with four... Read more
At around 12:18 p.m. today Columbia Bank at 874 Seneca Road, was robbed of cash using a note. The suspect is a white male, in his early 30s, 5’7” tall, average build, facial stubble, and last seen wearing a black sweatshirt... Read more
The name of the deceased male is Tyler Wayne Alexander (date of birth 10/16/1986), of Springfield.
Previous Information Released:A 27-year-old male was found deceased at the house. He... Read more
This morning at 6:21, Central Lane 9-1-1 received a call advising of a ‘mountain lion’ near the entrance to Maurie Jacobs Park, 150 Fir Lane. The caller reported seeing a mountain lion and its cub near the play area of the... Read more
Eugene Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of Captain Sam Kamkar from the FBI National Academy. He was among 221 law enforcement officers who recently graduated from the FBI National Academy program at... Read more
At around 4:22 p.m. today US Bank at Albertson’s, 4740 Royal, was robbed of cash using a note. The suspect is a white male, in his early 50s, 5’5” tall, thin build, with scrubby facial hair, and last seen wearing a blue... Read more
Police responded to two arson cases, one today and one yesterday. The two cases appear unrelated.
Case 1: At 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, Eugene Police responded with Eugene Springfield Fire to Kennedy Middle School,... Read more
Last night, April 8, at 11:15, a bus driver called in a reckless driver on Beltline from Roosevelt. The vehicle, a 1988 Chevy Monte Carlo with specialty plates, crashed in the area of Beltline and Roosevelt and continued on... Read more
At around 2:18 p.m. today the Bi-Mart pharmacy at 1680 W. 18th Avenue was robbed of pharmaceuticals using a note. The suspect is a white male, in his 30s, 5’6” tall, medium build, with bright red dyed hair, and he was last... Read more
At approximately 2 a.m. this morning officers responded to the 600 block of Raber Road after neighbors called 9-1-1 and detained the suspect, Tyler Joseph Kowalchuk, age 20, without struggle.
The 50-year-old female... Read more
Avoid Broadway/Hilyard Area – City Working to Clear Illegal TrespassersTravelers are asked to avoid the Broadway/Hilyard area for the next several hours as the City helps a group of people who have been trespassing since... Read more
This afternoon, a group of people staged a sit-in at the City Manager’s Office and refused to leave. At 5 p.m., they were advised the office was closed and they indicated their intention to stay. At 5:45 p.m., the group was... Read more
The Eugene Police Department has teamed with A Family for Every Child, and is asking the community for donations to help support the first annual “Hero for a Day,” event, for boys in Foster care. Items needed for donation... Read more
At approximately 6:37 p.m. last night, Eugene Police responded to a report of a robbery at the U.S. Bank inside Albertsons at 1675 W. 18th Avenue, which involved the suspect using a note to rob the bank.
The suspect is a... Read more
The Eugene Police Department is conducting a criminal investigation into the death of Russell Lee Penn, born July 24, 1952. The address of the investigation is 957 Archie Street, where he lived. Police were... Read more
The following PDF is a report of the latest crime trends in Eugene Oregon.
Multi-agency saturation patrols aimed at preventing and stopping drunk drivers took place last weekend and into St. Patrick’s Day the following Monday.
The staffing increase gave police the ability to respond effectively... Read more
75 Violation of Designated Speed11 Cell Phone Violations24 Driving Uninsured11 Illegally Tinted Windows1 Pedestrian Violation2 Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device5 Registration Violations1 Unlawful... Read more
Approximately 12:21 p.m. Friday, officers arrested Jason Aaron Wofford for Disorderly Conduct – Interfering, and Possession LT of 1 Ounce of Marijuana. Wofford was reported to be armed with a lethal cutting... Read more
Update: Armored Truck Attempted Robbery – ShootingCase No. 14-4709
The 28-year-old suspect, Anthony Sam White, from Salem, was arraigned today at the hospital on a charge of Robbery in the Third Degree.
At 3:31 p.m.... Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Armored Truck Attempted Robbery - ShootingCase No. 14-4709
At 3:45 p.m. today, there was an attempt to rob an armored truck at Albertson's, 55 Division. One of the armored truck... Read more
Yesterday, March 20, the Eugene Police Department Major Collision Investigations Unit arrested Benjamin Michael Stanton, age 25, for Felony Hit and Run, and DUII in a vehicle/pedestrian hit and run case case. Stanton was... Read more
Police Investigate Homicide of George Bundy Wasson
Subsequent Carjacking of Two Victims at Kinsrow
Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit detectives and Arson investigators are continuing to investigate two related... Read more
Early this morning around 1 a.m. in the Kinsrow area, a victim was robbed at gun-point and their vehicle was stolen. Police ask for help locating the vehicle, which is a 2006 BMW, black, four-door, 330i, with the California... Read more
At 12:36 a.m. this morning, Eugene/Springfield Fire responded to a fire at a home on 2014 Elk Avenue. In the process of putting out the fire, a person at the home was found deceased.
Police are continuing to investigate.... Read more
At approximately 1:40 p.m. Eugene Police responded to a report of a robbery at the Fred Meyer Pharmacy located at 60 Division Avenue. Employees reported a male with face bandages, an arm sling and glasses, handed a note to... Read more
Case No. 14-4124
The abduction and rape of a 29-year-old female on Tuesday, March 11, at S. Garden Way near the round-about was reported to police yesterday at 6:12 p.m. The suspect is reported to have forced the victim... Read more
Multi-agency saturation patrols aimed at preventing and stopping drunk drivers will be in effect throughout the weekend and into St. Patrick’s Day, Monday.
After a successful Super Bowl multi-agency event, that included... Read more
Protect your property – During spring break, criminals have a tendency to target student property; specifically cars and homes.
If you are leaving town for the break or if you are going to be away from your property for... Read more
This morning at approximately 8:00 a.m., a 33-year-old man exposed himself to a teacher in the front of a classroom at Willamette High School.
The suspect, Christopher Lynn Vanorden, entered the classroom with the... Read more
This morning at 8:04, Police received report of sexual misconduct by a 23-year-old man with a 17-year-old minor female. Patrol followed up on the report and developed probable cause for arresting the suspect, Steven Mejia,... Read more
The following PDF is a report of the latest crime trends in Eugene, Oregon.
At 8:44 Saturday night, 32-year-old Rodolfo Zambrano of Eugene and a 47-year-old Eugene man were in an argument inside the Horsehead Bar, 99 W. Broadway. Both were asked to leave. According to witnesses, once outside the... Read more
At around 10 p.m. yesterday, Matthew Curtis Bossard, age 32, and Leticia K. Kagele, age 36, were refused service at Whirled Pies, 1123 Monroe, because they were intoxicated. After they left, employees locked the door to the... Read more
What: Eugene Police child safety program for children entering kindergarten in the fall When: Weekdays July 14 – July 25, either, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m., or 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Where: Eugene Christian School, 2895 Chad Dr.... Read more
Case No. 14-03530
Yesterday, shortly after noon, two Valley River Center mall businesses called to report a man who had passed a counterfeit bill at each of their establishments.
According to the businesses, Ryan... Read more
Police are looking for a robbery suspect who left US Bank, 55 W. 29th, with cash at approximately 9:46 a.m. today. The suspect, a white male in his 40s, 5’11” tall, thin build, with a thick light colored fake mustache, was... Read more
Hit and Run Vehicle vs. Pedestrian CrashCase No. 14-03418 On 02-28-2014, at approximately 7:46 p.m. Eugene Police officers along with the Eugene Fire Department responded to a vehicle vs pedestrian crash near the... Read more
Police are looking for a suspect in a robbery at Columbia Bank on Seneca Road that occurred at approximately 3:00 p.m. today. The suspect, a white male in his late 50s, 5’11” tall, 180 lbs, medium length grey hair tucked... Read more
Here is the citation count for yesterday's enforcement focus at Valley River Drive and Valley River Way:
Operating motor vehicle using mobile communication device- 45Seatbelt- 9Driving uninsured-14Illegal U... Read more
The following PDF is a report of the latest crimes trends in Eugene, Oregon.
Eugene Police recently received a call from a man and his twin in another state who have received two calls from someone claiming to be from the Eugene Police Department advising that they have warrants for both their arrest... Read more
Police are looking for a suspect in a robbery at US Bank, 99 E. 17th that occurred at approximately 11:33 a.m. today. The suspect, a white male in his late 20s, 5’9” tall, medium build, light blonde hair, was last seen... Read more
At 1:55 a.m., as patrons were leaving the bar after a concert, officers were dispatched to the dispute. The initial information indicated security guards at the location were involved in a physical dispute with multiple... Read more
Foster care can be difficult, and The Family for Every Child is doing a "princess party" in March, for girls in Foster care. They need donated dresses, tiaras, boas, fairy wings, wands, shoes, and jewelry to help make... Read more
Police responded to a four-vehicle crash on Franklin, near Walnut, around 6:45 p.m. today, after a driver went westbound in the eastbound lanes. Yuan Jiao, age 22, who was driving a BMW sport utility vehicle, was cited for... Read more
Local area thieves are taking advantage of unlocked vehicles with items left inside. They call this “car hopping” and “free boxing”. Thieves check areas such as parking lots, parking garages, and locations where they know... Read more
February 14, 2014
The activity for the night was busy. At one point we had officers tied up on two separate MVA DUII Crashes. The theme of the night appeared to be disputes, disorderly subjects, suicidal subjects, and a... Read more
Eugene Police have arrested Timothy Schley, age 29, of Eugene, in connection with sexual abuse of a Willamette High School student. Officials from Bethel School District have helped with the investigation.
On February 7,... Read more
At 10:13 a.m., a white male entered Oregon Stove Works at 3170 West 11th Ave, and demanded money from the person attending the register, using a threatening weapon and robbed the store of cash. The subject left on foot and... Read more
Beginning February 10, and running through Sunday, February 23, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will be participating in a statewide traffic safety campaign called “3-Flags”. The 3-Flags Traffic Safety Campaign is... Read more
At 1:53 p.m. on Sunday, February 9, a white male entered the Rite Aid at 1560 Coburg Road, and made contact with the pharmacist. He robbed the store of prescription medicine using a note and threatening a weapon. The... Read more
Winter weather is back in Eugene, and just like people, animals get cold too. When the temperature drops, it is important to consider the needs of your pet, and to keep them safe and in a warm location.
The American... Read more
Shortly before 5 p.m. today the U.S. Bank, located at W. 7th and Chambers (1717 W. 7th) was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash after the suspect displayed a note, then left on foot.
The suspect is described as a... Read more
Advisory: Please only call 9-1-1 if you have an immediate emergency or immediate life/health/safety hazard Power lines and trees are down across the county and Central Lane 9-1-1 is being flooded with calls. In order... More info and video link on next page
Multiple agencies that include; EPD, SPD, Coburg PD and OSP, will partner for DUII saturation patrols this weekend with grant-dollar funding. OSP will also utilize grant-overtime to focus on speeding motorists on the areas... Read more
January 30A short time before midnight, Wednesday, an officer responded to an apartment at the 2000 block of Goodpasture Loop regarding a vehicle theft. Jesse David De Lay, age 35, was located walking in the area, and the... Read more
The Cities of Eugene and Springfield have converted to a new public safety records management and dispatching system for Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services on schedule and without any service disruption.
SunGard... Read more
December 31Today at 4:24 a.m., officers responded to 2100 block of N. Danebo regarding a possible menacing. Upon arrival, Officers contacted Bill Joe Newman, age 73, standing in the middle of the street. Newman was holding... Read more
Eugene Police responded to a report of an armed subject at 1328 Oak Patch Rd. The subject was reported to have threatened at least one other tenant at the apartment complex with a pistol. Officers made contact with the... Read more
Recientemente en Eugene se han cometido varias estafas que implican llamadas telefónicas como la siguiente: una persona dice representar a una compañía de servicios públicos (agua, electricidad, gas), para después exigir un... Read more
A recent scam in the Eugene area involves a caller who claims to represent a utility company and demands a payment of cash by the victim to avoid having their utilities immediately cut-off.
There are other variations of... Read more
Senior Animal Welfare Officer Ted Carlson will be out this morning delivering Christmas treats to dogs whose owners are sure to be on the “nice list” this year through their responsible pet ownership.
Officer Carlson and... Read more
On Monday, December 10, at about 1:30 p.m., a 44-year-old white Eugene man was walking downtown near the LTD Bus Station at 10th and Willamette, when a 30-year-old male coming toward him from the opposite direction suddenly... Read more
The top two things you should do:1. Slow down2. Leave plenty of driving distance, don't accelerate quickly and don't brake abruptly
•Drive defensively and cautiously – your eyes should be looking ahead and... Read more
Although Ferry Street Bridge and I-105 at 6th have been re-opened, there is a slew of more crashes being reported to 9-1-1. 7th and I-105 is now shut down as a tractor trailer jackknifed. Crews on are on the way to... Read more
There is a jack-knifed truck hauling a 30-foot camp trailer blocking 28th and Chambers/Almaden where thawed ice has refrozen, becoming slick. Please avoid that area. Public Works is responding.
Eugene Police would like... Read more
With the ease of the internet, purchases can be made in the convenience of your own home, on your own time, with the rewards showing up on your doorstep. It’s the latter that the Eugene Police would like citizens be... Read more
There have beeen plenty of crashes reported today. If you don’t need to travel, to stay home. If you do have to go out, please use extreme caution and try to choose flat travel routes, avoiding hills and on ramps.
There... Read more
November 28Night November 27Foggy and quiet. Patrick Andrew Logan was casing cars near 15th & Willamette. When an officer spotted him he ran away. The officer tracked him to the 1400 block of Olive and arrested him on... Read more
Each day our watch commanders have a briefing of a few noteworthy calls. While some of these calls make the news, more often than not they don’t. However, they give some indications about the types of calls our officers are... Read more
Multi-agency saturation patrols aimed at preventing and stopping drunk drivers will continue during and after the final UO home game of the football season Friday.
In an effort to ensure football fans’ and other... Read more
Mr. Carlson has been located. He was found in a locked closet at the Southtowne facility. He is alive and healthy.
Thanks are due to the public and Lane County Sheriff’s Office Search and rescue. There were many people... Read more
Eugene Police are seeking the public’s help to find an endangered elderly man who has been missing since about noon today.
Walter Carlson, 83, walked away from his residence at Southtowne Living Center, 360 W. 28th, this... Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASENovember 24, 2013Contact: After hours/weekend Media Lline 541.682.5155
Home Invasion Robbery Suspects CapturedIncident 13-18737
At around 11:20 last night, two armed home invasion... Read more
Update: Officer-Involved Shooting
At 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, Officer Aaron Johns, age 40 and a 15-year veteran of the Eugene Police Department, stopped a red Honda mini-bike at the Fire Station driveway on... Read more
Interagency Deadly use of Force Investigation:https://vimeo.com/27072292https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G1ApUEXcbo
Myths and Misconceptions - Law Enforcement Use of Deadly Force
Lane County regional law... Read more
At 2:45 p.m. today, what began as a traffic stop evolved to an incident with a Eugene Police officer calling for emergency cover and a modified school lockdown for Churchill High School and a lockdown at Kennedy Middle... Read more
Case No. 13-20944
At around 10:10 last night, a caller reported seeing a suspicious male and female in a car parked in front of the Ivy Market in a black Ford Explorer. The male was armed with a handgun and made a... Read more
PROBLEM: Local college students are victims of property crimes, usually at a much higher rate than the common citizen. Frequent crimes in this demographic include; non-forced entry at off-campus rentals, car break-ins,... Read more
The following link is a PDF document that contains information on laptop theft and the things you can do to reduce your vulnerability.
The Eugene Police Department provides an online police reporting option for the public. Online reporting allows citizens to conveniently file crime reports on frequently occurring types of property crime that are committed... Read more
In response to the on-going problem of auto theft in Lane County, Eugene Police are hoping to help provide drivers with this effective deterrent tool to protect their vehicles from theft. While statistics have not been... Read more
The following PDF is a report of the latest crime trends in Eugene, Oregon.
Today, at 2:53 p.m., a 1995 Silver Chevy Blazer, driven by Floyd Edward Hargiss, age 74, of Eugene, was travelling northbound on Willamette toward Broadway. Hargiss reported he was going to hit his brakes, but hit the gas... Read more
Police were called at 10:48 p.m. yesterday to the 700 block of Stephens Drive after reports of a stabbing. An investigation showed that three individuals, Travis Gregory Brumwell, age 20; Jeffery Leon Guinn, age 19; and... Read more
Four Suspects Taken into CustodyCase No. 13-19018
Around 10:50 a.m. today, Eugene Police served a search warrant at the residence in the 900 block of Chambers. SWAT and Metro Explosives Disposal Unit and EMS were also... Read more
Today at 1:30 p.m., U.S. Bank, located at 99 East 17th Avenue, was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect has been described as a white male, in his 40s, 5’7” tall, with a medium build, salt and pepper beard,... Read more
On September 17, 2013, Quiznos Restaurant, located at 4355 Commerce Street, was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect threatened the use of a weapon.
The suspect has been described as a white male, in... Read more
Chase Bank RobberyIncident No. 13-99024
At 10:16 a.m. today, Chase Bank, 1100 Willamette Street, was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash after the suspect displayed a note.
The suspect has been described as a... Read more
Arrest made in UO and local business theft casesDetective Seeking Any Additional Business Victims
A suspect has been arrested for a series of thefts at the UO and local businesses in which computers or large... Read more
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a train on September 26 at 1:39 p.m. at 1st and Van Buren. According to witnesses, Shannon Gale Bergstrom, age 31, no known address, walked onto the tracks and the crash appeared... Read more
Party Safe, Party Responsibly - To prevent and respond proactively to potential alcohol and behavior problems, Eugene Police will be proactively working in the West and South University area as well as downtown, as college... Read more
With the return of students to college campuses, this is an opportunity to provide helpful tips to a population often seen as “target-rich” by property thieves. As part of the Property Crimes Reduction Strategies; the Crime... Read more
Eugene Police and FBI are investigating a robbery that occurred at 4:39 p.m., Monday, September 9, 2013, at Pacific Continental Bank on 2021 River Road. The suspect is a white male, medium build, approximately 5’ 8” tall,... Read more
With children returning to schools, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit would like to remind motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and skateboarders to use extra caution, especially near schools. After a long summer... Read more
SUMMARY: This weekend Eugene will be busy with community events; know the traffic implications and plan your route accordingly.
Saturday August 24, Eugene will once again be bursting with flair and character as the Eugene... Read more
Starting August 1, when a motorist is stopped by a Eugene Police officer for some violations regarding equipment, vehicle registration, and drivers’ licenses, they may be eligible for a new City of Eugene Vehicle Compliance... Read more
For a look at the vehicles, scroll down and clink on the link at the bottom of this story!
SUMMARY: As a result of Ford no longer manufacturing the Crown Victoria sedan, EPD has spent two years testing patrol vehicles... Video Link...
The report was taped along with the visuals and is available for viewing now at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahe7R2Mj328
Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns has provided an annual report on the department and local crime.... Video Link
Extensive phone outages are affecting residents from 38222 McKenzie Highway down to the Thurston Area. The lines are expected to be down until 4 p.m. Central Lane 9-1-1 was advised by Century Link that phone lines were out,... Read more
A 9-year-old boy reported missing has been located. Many members from the public responded to help look, along with local agencies.
Thevboy was with his family near Cuthbert Theatre when he left after becoming angry and... Read more
Case No. 13-13595
Last night, July 24, at approximately 10:09, Police were called to the scene of a crash involving a 32-year-old pedestrian, Nicholas Asher Tendick, and 1998 red Ford Ranger pick-up driven by Dallin... Read more
On June 9, 2013, a local woman was stopped on River Road in Eugene between 3:15 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. The stop was made by an unknown color sedan that had overhead emergency lights. The individual who made the stop was wearing... Composite Sketch
Police Seek Help in Public Indecency CaseCase No. 13-10912
On Saturday, July 6, a Eugene Police Officer arrested a 23-year-old white male, Anthony Richard Long, age 23 of Eugene on charges of Private Indecency and six... Read more
SUMMARY: TODAY will be “Day 3” of Safety Town and more than 140 pre–Kindergarten campers from two sessions will be practicing their traffic and pedestrian skills on the Safety “TOWN.” Also, this camp would not have been... Read more
South of Royal Avenue on the bicycle path along Beltline Highway, a young man was found yesterday morning by police officers lying unconscious in a ditch on the west side of the path. The officers immediately attempted to... Read more
At 18th and Hilyard around noon today, a bicycle ridden by a 20-year-old female collided with a white or silver sedan. A middle-aged white male with glasses was driving. According to the investigating officer, the bicyclist... Read more
Eugene Police are investigating the death of James Earl Jacobsen, Jr., age 33, of Eugene.
At this point in the investigation, the Medical Examiner will be conducting tests to determine the cause of Jacobsen Jr.'s ... Read more
Don’t Be Delayed – Know the Closures!
SUMMARY: Eugene Police advise of street closures associated with the Annual Butte to Butte race.
The annual Butte to Butte 10K road race will be held on Thursday, July 4. Eugene... Read more
A power outage of unknown origin impacted radio lines and 9-1-1 in the Central Lane Service Area (majority of Lane County). Staff has been able to restore radio and 9-1-1 service.
Residents needing fire or ems service... Read more
Every corner is a crosswalk. And, pedestrians and motorists have a shared responsibility for safety. Regardless of who is legally in the right, a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian can take place in an instant but... Read more
Update June 22, 2013
The deceased man's name is William James McKnight, 4/1/72.
The other involved party was detained and questioned, then released. The investigation is continuing and no criminal charges have... Read more
A homeowner arrived home in the 1500 block of Jefferson at around 12:22 p.m. today to interrupt a burglary in progress. He confronted the suspect, who ran.
The homeowner kept ‘eyes on’ the suspect for a time and updated... Read more
The Police Commission is hosting key Lane County leaders for a State of Public Safety Forum on Thursday, June 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m, at the Eugene Public Library. Panelists will discuss the state of public safety,... Read more
From Monday, May 20, through Sunday June 2, Eugene Police issued 503 total citations as part of the Click it or Ticket Seatbelt enforcement.
The lack of seatbelts were not the only infractions noticed. In addition to 44... Read more
Don’t let today’s weather fool you! Summer is just around the corner! Eugene Police Activities League (PAL) Camp, in partnership with Pacific Source, Selco, Oregon Credit Union, and UO--------------------
Eugene... Read more
It’s estimated that of Eugene’s approximately 40,000 dogs, only 40 percent are licensed. With the help of local celebrities, the City of Eugene Animal Services Program is launching a campaign aimed at increasing the number... Read more
Police worked with the woman complainant and are releasing a basic sketch. If there are any relevant tips, please contact 541.682.5166.
On May, 7, around 10:30, a woman who lives in the River Road area reported she... Read more »
(61 & 62)The following are summaries of the two exclusion cases in the month of May.On the morning of May 7, a subject was observed wearing a hockey mask, walking in the traffic lane and flailing his arms in the area of... Read more
Fatal Pedestrian/Vehicle Crash – 4820 Goodpasture LoopCase No. 13-9193
A pedestrian has died after a pedestrian/vehicle crash that occurred at the Chevron Parking lot, 4820 Goodpasture Island Road. The low-speed crash... Read more
More people are out cycling, and based upon the current increasing numbers of thefts, EPD would like bicyclists to be aware of tips to protect their property.
There were 848 bicycles reported stolen in 2012 and 846... Read more
There were 1,038 child passengers under age four injured in Oregon traffic crashes last year. A third of these children were improperly restrained or unrestrained. Last year in Oregon, 61 people died in crashes and were not... Read more
Prediction and response are the keys to Eugene Police’s data-led policing strategy. EPD’s weekly crime stats show a significant property crime spike in the west Eugene neighborhood; specifically Barger-Roosevelt, N.... Read more
EPD Crime Analysis Unit reports that over the first three months of 2013 there has been a 33 percent increase in Weapons Offenses, with an 89 percent increase in weapons possessed illegally and a 19 percent increase in... EPD REPORT
Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice. There is a... Read more
What: Eugene Police accident and safety program for children entering kindergarten When: Weekdays July 15 – July 26, either, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m., or 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Where: Eugene Christian School, 2895 Chad Dr. (Across... Read more
LATEST(60) On April 10, around 11:30 a.m., a bike officer was patrolling in the area of the West Park block when he noticed a group of subjects sitting on the benches and standing under the covered area. While riding... Read more
Last night at 5:37 p.m., Police were called to Village Avenue Apartments after a woman reported glass breaking at her residence. It was reported that 28-year-old Matthew Scott Devinney of Eugene, had thrown material through... Read more
Eugene Police responded to calls about a man shooting off rounds into the air at the Walmart parking lot, 1040 Greenacres. Walmart employees reported Abdon had discharged his handgun numerous times at the streetlights behind... Read more
Last night, April 8, at around 11 p.m., Eugene Police responded to loud noise complaints from more than one citizen referencing 17tt and 18th/Mill St. Arriving officers found several loud parties in the area, but at 17th... Read more
NEWS RELEASE April 3, 2013Animal Services Contact:Paula Hunt, Acting Public Information Coordinator, at 541.682.5197, orMelinda McLaughlin, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124Media: Animal Services Manager... Read more
At about 12:33 p.m., Sunday, March 31, an alert off-duty EPD officer spotted a vehicle he recalled as being reported stolen. He called it in to dispatch, and several EPD officers saturated the area. By the time the vehicle... Read more
Eugene Police are seeking a suspect in connection with a stolen vehicle that was involved in a single-vehicle hit and run crash on Royal Avenue at Oak Hill Cemetery Road on Sunday, March 31, between 4 a.m. and 4:15 a.m. The... Read more
Public Alert: Law Enforcement ImpersonatorCase No. 13-05754
On March 27, 2013 at 4:41 p.m., Eugene Police were dispatched to investigate a subject impersonating a police officer in the 700 block of Tyler Street. The... Read more
Scammers recently called at least one local hotel and asked to be transferred to the phone lines of various rooms. When a guest would answer, the scammer would tell the guest that they were the front desk clerk and they were... Read more
Police are seeking witness information about a crash involving a vehicle and a bicyclist that occurred at W. 5th Avenue and Chambers Street shortly after 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27.
According to preliminary... Read more
Correction: The bicyclist was travelling southbound on Chambers in the northbound lanes; the white Dodge was westbound on 5th attempting to turn northbound on Chambers.The bicyclist is a 25-year-old male. The vehicle was... Read more
Police are seeking witness information about a crash involving a vehicle and a bicyclist that occurred at W. 5th Avenue and Chambers Street shortly after 2:15 p.m. today.
Eugene Police Department is rebuilding its Property Control Unit (PCU) following findings from an audit it commissioned to look into problems flagged by a new PCU supervisor
Case No. 13-5170
At 11:24 this morning a 1997 Mitsubishi Montero going southbound on river road crossed into the northbound lanes, went up over a curb and hit the northwest corner of an apartment building at 1649 River... Read more
At 2:18 this afternoon, the Key Bank at 1380 Coburg Road was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash after the suspect displayed a note.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20-30s, with a thin build, short... Read more
Case No. 13-04862At 12:24 p.m. today (March 13, 2013), police responded to an armed subject call in the 2000 block of S. Bertelsen Road. When they arrived, they observed the suspect sitting in a chair and he appeared to... Read more
On March 6, around 3:00 p.m. Eugene Police bike officers observed subjects selling marijuana near the east emergency exit of the LTD Downtown Service Center at 1080 Willamette Street. When they contacted the suspects,... Read more
On March 6, around 6:00 p.m. our bike officers saw two people sell marijuana on the corner of Broadway and Olive Street. When they contacted the suspects, officers were able to establish probable cause to arrest both for... Read more
On March 6, around 12:30 p.m. Eugene Police bike officers observed subjects selling marijuana in the breezeway connecting Willamette and South Park Streets. One of the suspects is a known downtown drug dealer, who the team... Read more
March 6, 2013At about 1 a.m. on Saturday March 2, a Downtown Bicycle Officer rode into the alley at Willamette and Broadway, where he found a subject smoking marijuana from a glass pipe. During contact with the subject... Read more
Eugene Police arrested 26 year old Springfield resident Kelly Gresham for Assault in the First Degree and Possession of Methamphetamine. The Assault charge is related to a shooting incident that has been under investigation since November 26, 2012.
Eugene Police Arrest 23 after Being Called to a Disorderly Party on Alder Street, Campbell Club.
Eugene Police Department has a new, free course specially designed to help women interested in law enforcement careers with EPD.
Eugene Police Women in Blue is one of the department’s strategic goals to recruit, retain... Read more
Beginning Monday, February 11, and running through Sunday, February 24, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will be participating in a statewide traffic safety campaign called “3-Flags.” The 3-Flags Traffic Safety... Read more
Police make an arrest in a sex abuse case from August 2012 near the University of Oregon campus.
Eugene Police are seeking Dustin Wayne Renfroe, age 28, who is wanted for Assault in the First Degree-Failure to Comply, after he did not appear for court today.
Renfroe was arrested for Assault in the First Degree on... Read more
A 14-year-old boy with special needs who left Monroe Middle School early today was located at Gateway Mall around 5:30 p.m. He is safe and EPD is thankful for the public's help.
Police responded to a vehicle/bicycle crash around 7 a.m. at Fox Hollow Road and Sprague Street. The crash occurred when a 1992 Lexus 300 driven by Stanley L. Fleming, age 61, of Eugene, was southbound on Fox Hollow Road... Read more
Downtown Public Safety Zone case summaries are sent to Mayor and Council, and there have been requests by public members for making it available through the Internet. As there are exclusion activities, these are posted... Read more
Eugene Police are looking into any connection between five commercial burglaries with similar style modes of entry from overnight January 21
Eugene Police are offering a training to area property owners and property managers on current laws, the most frequently requested information and ways to keep your property safe.
We're recruiting! Come to the career night this week to find out from the professionals what the job is really like and learn tips to be a successful applicant.
Eugene Police have rescheduled the public property viewing for January 10, 2013. Truck loads of stolen property were recovered and will be available to victims to identify.
Eugene Police will be cheering on the Ducks in tonight's Fiesta Bowl along with the rest of Eugene, but want to make sure the celebrations are safe and enjoyable for all.
Eugene Police Detectives are reminding the public to keep a keen eye on their 20 dollar bills as they are the most commonly counterfeited bill.
A Eugene Police K-9 unit recovers a weapon thrown by suspects after the theft of the firearm was discovered.
Eugene Police received twice the average number of reports of thefts from vehicles. Officers urge citizens to remember a locked vehicle is not a safe storage location.
Slick driving conditions are being reported in the South Eugene area. Police are including driving tips for adverse weather conditions.
Parents, teachers, and all interested community members are invited to a free symposium on January 12 to learn about gangs in our area, sort myth from fact, address stereotypes, learn what prevention techniques work in other... Read more
Eugene Police have completed their investigation into a November 29 fatal traffic crash and have issued the driver a citation.
After several months of investigation two are arrested in connection with burglaries of local post office locations.
With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, remember to obey all traffic laws while you are out and about - whether you are walking, riding a bike or driving a car.
Due to traffic violations observed and reported by... Read more
Police responded to 3rd and Washington at 1:43 p.m. to investigate a fatal train/pedestrian crash. Multiple witnesses say the train was traveling through when they saw a man intentionally place his head on the train tracks.... Read more
Police are releasing a composite sketch in this case. The description is of a white male, age 17 or 18, and 5’6” to 5’10” tall, of slim build with muscles, and some acne on chin, nose, and forehead.
If anyone has... For Sketch go to link
Eugene Police send staff out in the West University area to discuss crime prevention with neighbors.
Last chance to catch one of this series of Crime Prevention Presentations tomorrow and Thursday.
FULL STORY: Police Respond to Attempted Abduction
Around 1 p.m. today, Police were called to Yujin Gakuen Japanese Immersion Elementary School, 250 Silver Lane, after a 9-year-old female student attempting to use a... Read more
Officers are reaching out to the public to identify the appropriate owner for a late 1960s diary that was located last month.
Churchill area is host to the next Crime Prevention Presentation, but all are welcome to attend! There are only a few presentations left find one that works for you.
Eugene Police Criem Prevention Staff will once again be out in force throughout areas populated by students reminding them to take care to protect their property while away on winter break.
Toys for Tots collection event to be held this Sunday, Nov. 20, at Shopko on Chad Drive in Eugene.
Tips to ensure that your carefully selected purchases end up in the hands of the intended recipient and not in the hands of thieves.
After receiving multiple tips Eugene Police have arrested the woman who assaulted a bus driver last month.
Eugene Police and the FBI are hoping you can help in identifying the suspect pictured in surveillance photos from this morning's bank robbery
TOMORROW! Eugene Police Crime Prevention Unit will be speaking to the Active Bethel Citizens neighborhood association.
An observant citizen called in a suspicious subject and responding police confirm he was involved in a bank robbery earlier in the day.
After a three and a half month investigation Eugene Police Detectives arrest Jackson Harpol, 31, for a home invasion robbery and sexual assault from July of this year.
After an alert security guard reported suspects inside the Peace Village Charter School police respond and arrest the three involved.
Eugene Police arrested Crummett without incident, with the assistance of the University of Oregon Police Department on the UO Campus, where he is employed. Although he is an employee of the University of Oregon, the crimes... Read more
A bronze medallion was stolen from the Fern Ridge Bike Path. Do you have information on its location?
Eugene Police have received an influx of reports of exceptionally aggressive door-to-door sales teams and are looking into any connection to crime trends.
LATEST(51) NEWS RELEASEOctober 30, 2012For further information, contact:Jenna McCulley, Public Information Coordinator, at 541.682.5197, orMelinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682... Read more
The school year is in full swing, but do you know who your resources are? Meet the school resource team and learn who you contact with questions.
The 25-year-old victim reported to police that she was outside of the bar, when she was approached by a man who offered her a cigarette. The victim reported that she followed the man around the corner, where he assaulted and... Read more
On the heels of the success of a prevention presentation to Bethel neighbors, the Crime Prevention will be holding forums throughout the City of Eugene.
The fleet of bikes, along with other equipment and the trailer they were in, were stolen over the weekend from Prairie Mountain School in the Bethel School District. The “Bike Friday” bikes, valued at $32,000, are owned by... Read more
Police took Jacob Morton Berk into custody after a bystander intervened and detained him following an assault.
Criminal Mischief was reported by the owner of Wrap City from over the weekend and police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspect.
Eugene Police are hoping the public can assist in identifying two suspects who assaulted and robbed a paper carrier in the early morning of Friday, October 12.
Eugene Police responded to an attempted theft at the Wells Fargo Bank on Polk. Can you identify the suspect?
Can you help identify the suspect in these photos who assaulted a LTD on October 4th?
Eugene Police are hoping the public can help locate a stolen bicycle intended to be the primary transportation for a new food cart company.
Exclusion Request – Case SummaryNote: Downtown Public Safety Zone case summaries are sent to Mayor and Council, and there have been requests by public members for making it available through the Internet. As there are... PDF version
Eugene Police wrap up target outreach with a Crime Prevention Presentation to community members Tonight, October 3 at 7 p.m. at Fairfield Elementary School.
In response to an identified increase in property crime, the prevention unit jumps into action.
LATEST(49) On the afternoon of September 20, Officers received a citizen complaint of a subject selling hashish in the Broadway Plaza by holding up a sign that read “HASH” on it to certain passersbys. Officers watched as... Read more
Eugene Police have released the name of the Eugene man killed by a train yesterday evening near 8th Avenue and Hilyard.
On the heels of last year's spike in car break-ins during football games, EPD's Crime Prevention team has ramped up education efforts and it's working.
Members of the Eugene Police Crime Prevention Unit are hitting the streets once again to welcome students back to the area and provide Crime Prevention tips.
To prevent and respond proactively to potential alcohol and behavior problems related to partying, Eugene Police will be proactively working in the West and South University area this coming weekend. As in the past, EPD will... PDF
LATEST(47) 8/23/2012 In the afternoon of August 23, a downtown bike officer was patrolling in the area of 300 W 8th Ave. The officer observed two men between parked vehicles in a parking lot posted with “No Trespassing”... PDF version
Downtown Public Safety Zone Exclusion Case Summaries 2012(1) 08/25/2011 Officer observed hostile verbal dispute between two subjects, upon attempted contact subject ran then stopped turned around and raised both arms... Read more
After more than two years of planning, design and construction the Eugene Police Department is officially moved into the newly remodeled 300 Country Club Police Headquarters
The suspect appears to be a white male adult, thin build, with collar length hair, beard/mustache, and wearing a baseball cap and light colored zip up sweater, and carrying a dark colored backpack.
Police are seeking... Read more
SEPTEMBER 1, 2012On The evening of September 1, a Downtown officer was patrolling in the area of 10th & Willamette when he observed a man on a bicycle run a red light. The subject consented to a search and the officer... Read more
Police believe the father has or is trying leave the state and in addition to the child, may be travelling with an adult female. He is Angelo Muniz, age 47, from Lebanon, Oregon. He is described as an Hispanic male, 5’7”,... Read more
The Eugene Police Department wants to remind citizens that though they can’t control the outcome of the football game, they can play a role in protecting their property while they cheer on their team. Any event that draws a... Read more
Eugene Police provide tips to ensure a smooth game day.
At about 1:30 a.m. on August 16, police responded to a complaint of a disorderly subject in the area of Broadway & Olive. Officers contacted the 39-year-old man, who yelled obscenities as he drank from a bottle. He became... Read more
Eugene Police and Lane County Sheriff's Office release details of the arrest of three suspects charged with Murder.
On August 4 at about 2 a.m. a bouncer working in a bar at Broadway and Olive saw a subject that he recognized enter the establishment. The subject, who has a history of committing crimes such as Disorderly Conduct,... Read more
The Eugene Police Department welcomes the community to join with thtem in officially opening the building and this historic new chapter in service to our citizens!
Eugene residents, students and workers have the opportunity to learn more about law enforcement and how their local police department works this fall. Starting in September the 26th Citizens' Police Academy will hold... Read more
EPD's records service counter (Police Records Unit) at City Hall will be closed on Saturday, August 11, 2012, at 3 p.m. and will reopen to the public at the new police headquarters at 300 Country Club on Sunday, August 12... Read more
On July 19, a downtown officer saw a subject he recognized and who he was aware had violated a restraining order during a recent incident. Two officers contacted the subject and verified that he had violated the order and... Read more
Ryan Lee Hayes was taken into custody Tuesday without incident thanks to multiple tips from the public.
Shortly after 12:00 p.m. this afternoon a single male suspect entered the bank and presented the teller a note, leaving on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Captain Durr comes to EPD from his former position as major with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office where he commanded the Homeland Security Bureau, Emergency Operations, Aviation, Emergency Field Force, Explosive... Read more
Shortly after 4:00 a.m. Eugene Police were called to a Coburg Road area home in response to a home invasion that had just occurred.
On July 18, an adult man mingling with a number of teenagers in the Park Blocks was contacted when he violated one of the posted park rules. The 26-year-old man had a warrant forhis arrest. It was also determined that he... Read more
In a few of the cases, the victim’s came home while the suspect was inside. In one case, a female victim was menaced after she encountered the suspect exiting the home. Antone Forrest Deedward Owens, age 21, of Eugene, was... Read more
Michael Allen Eastman, 1/2/85, no residential address, was arrested and lodged at the Lane County Jail on charges of Rape I, Kidnap 1. Eastman was spotted at 11:45 last night by Eugene Police in the area of Sorrel Ponds in... Read more
The first artistic elements commissioned for EPD’s new headquarters will be installed beginning Thursday, July 12. The artwork honors the service of EPD while creating a dignified sanctuary for people who need the services... Read more
A 16-year-old former 4j student has been charged in connection with last month’s computer breach of a 4j system.
The male attacker, approached a 18-year-old female who had been sleeping in the field and forcibly beat and sexually assaulted her.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s, 5’8” to 6’ tall, 175 pounds, with... Read more
Eugene Police receive the Special Olympics Torch this morning from Springfield Police and will run it through the Eugene area.
Downtown Public Safety Zone case summaries are posted online and sent to media. This is a case summary for activity on July 10, 2012.
The information is unverified, but credible and due to the seriousness of the information, Eugene Police Department is advising residents and visitors in the area to observe personal safety precautions as well as to report... Read more
On July 7, a Eugene Police officer was driving by the Park Blocks when he heard what sounded like an argument and a subject being slapped. As a security officer waved the officer over, the Eugene police officer saw a man... Read more
Around 9:00 p.m. on June 29, a police sergeant was bicycling through the park blocks when he noticed a subject smoking marijuana. The suspect, when contacted by the sergeant provided a name that officers later learned was... Read more
July 4 is a day of celebration, and sometimes the celebration can start early and end late. For pets this can be a frightening, and potentially dangerous, time. Fireworks, loud noises and large gatherings of family and... Read more
NEWS RELEASEMay 31, 2012For further information contact:Jenna McCulley, Public Information Coordinator, at 541.682.5197, orMelinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124
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NEWS RELEASEMay 29, 2012For further information, contact:Jenna McCulley, Public Information Coordinator, at 541.682.5197, orMelinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124
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Citizen Street Panel Issues Third-Year Report on Bond Measure to Fix Streets
On January 11, 2012, the Street Repair Review Panel unanimously approved its third annual report, which included the following conclusion:
“Based on this limited review and all materials presented to us, we unanimously... Read more
The number of road repair projects to be funded by the bond measure to fix streets has grown to 54
Eugene voters in November 2008 approved a list of 32 street repair projects (plus additional bike path repairs) to be funded by a general obligation bond measure. A variety of factors have lowered the original estimate of... Read more
Eugene Recreation invites you to the Turkey Burn water fitness class on Saturday, Nov. 29, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at both Echo Hollow and Sheldon Pools. Water fitness is a great, low impact way to exercise. Your natural buoyancy... Read more