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...
A record 863,523 total revenue passengers traveled through the Eugene Airport in 2013. That reflects a 6.68% increase over 2012 which was the previous record year.
This is the third record passenger year in a row for the... Read more
Eugene Police Department staff have just moved into leased space at the new LCC building, at 960 Olive, on the first floor’s northeast corner. This is the building across from the Eugene Library. EPD’s Downtown Team,... Read more
Hope was in the air at St. Vincent de Paul’s First Place Family Center today as Mayor Kitty Piercy kicked-off “A Home for the Holidays.” This community campaign aimed to raise 40 for 40: $40,000 to help 40 homeless... Read more
Veteran Ree McSween had become isolated in her own home as a result of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and physical disabilities incurred more than 15 years ago. “I wanted to get my life back,” she said, and the Adaptive... Read more
The intersection of 13th Avenue and Alder Street boasts Eugene’s newest cultural icon, the Blue Heron by Jud Turner. Dedicated Saturday, October 20 by Mayor Kitty Piercy, the whimsical sculpture will welcome visitors and... Read more
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
The Oregon Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports presented the 2012 Fitness Leadership Award to Recreation Program Supervisor Kim McManus. In nominating her for the award, Mayor Kitty Piercy noted that McManus... Read more
ALTON BAKER PARK IDENTIFIED AS MACY’S “HEART YOUR PARK” FUNDRAISING PROGRAM RECIPIENT IN EUGENE
Alton Baker Park has been selected for “Heart Your Park,” a program introduced as part of Macy’s “Secret Garden” campaign,... Read more
Bring your curiosity and questions to an informational evening, Mar. 11, at 6 p.m., with Oregon Department of Transportation’s Rail Division Administrator Hal Gard and Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy at the Eugene Train Depot. Mr.... Read more
Due to a consensus reached on March 5, the March 6 and 11 dates are no longer needed. Meetings resume in April; details to be announced
It was a very productive trip.
Work Ready Job Fair will be held at 2510 Oakmont Way, on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 1:00-5:00pm. Please stop by our booth to speak with Human Resources staff members.
On March 5, the City of Eugene Budget Committee voted to support City Manager Jon Ruiz' plan to keep the Sheldon Branch of Eugene Public Library open for the coming year while exploring options for future funding. This... Read more »
Join our community read and celebration of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"! A tragic love story, a mystery, and a commentary on American life, this masterpiece may be the most popular classic in modern... Read more »
In its 2013 rankings, Library Journal has named Eugene Public Library a “Star Library” for the fourth time. The designation means Eugene Public Library ranks among the top three percent of public libraries nationwide for... Read more »
Macy’s partners with the National Recreation and Park Association to raise funds for local parks nationwide, with every... Read more
This is the second in a three-part series highlighting the many benefits of partner groups who work so tirelessly over the years to improve our parks and natural areas, and help bring the community outdoors.
The City of Eugene is now accepting applications for new gardeners for the 2014 season. Community members interested in growing their own food and lasting friendships are invited to join the community garden family. There... Read more
You can help keep the wheels rolling at Eugene’s newest world-class recreational facility, WJ Skatepark + Urban Plaza coming this spring! From now through the end of May, participating local businesses will donate a... Read more
Even though many projects were cancelled because of the weather, EPS and community volunteers continued to support the POS mission as you can see in this month’s newsletter.
The WJ Skatepark + Urban Plaza is coming to Eugene, with construction slated to begin this summer. This is arguably the most significant park project in Eugene since the Riverbank Path system was introduced in the 1980's.... Read more
Another great affordable housing development is nearly complete in Eugene!!
Metropolitan Affordable Housing will hold a grand opening ceremony for Willakenzie Crossing June 26th at 3:00 pm on-site at 3075 Willakenzie... Read more
The Woolworth Building in downtown Eugene is now 75 percent full with the addition of its two newest tenants, a tech firm and a wine lounge...
Two gift and home furnishings stores — Heritage Dry Goods and Plume Red — have opened under one roof, near the revitalized downtown Eugene intersection of Willamette Street and Broadway.
The City of Eugene has been striving for decades to revitalize its downtown. For years, the neighborhood has been home to vacant buildings, empty pits, crime and decay. The efforts seem to finally be paying off.
Two local businesses finally have a brick-and-mortar location to call home
EUGENE, Ore. — By this summer, downtown Eugene could be home to hundreds of new people.
A trend of new growth is continuing in downtown Eugene as the area gets ready to welcome several new businesses over the next few months while one has already opened its doors for dessert.
Eugene loses one specialty cafe but gains another downtown
Come experience the Miracle on 5th Street every Friday and Saturday night at 5th Street Public Market where it will be snowing now to Christmas.
The City’s Cultural Services division is again collaborating with a team of graduate students from the Arts Administration Program at the University of Oregon to brighten downtown Eugene during the dark days of November with... Read more
Students praise LCC’s first housing complex downtown
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 approximately 5:50 p.m., an officer was dispatched to W. 11th and Hayes St. regarding an assault that just took place between a male and female. When the officer arrived, he was able to locate both involved... Read more
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.
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
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.
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
Greenhill Humane Society and the City of Eugene on Track for a Smooth Transition in Animal Services. Several changes will take place in animal services for Eugene starting this Sunday, July 1. With a fresh contract in place... 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
The City of Eugene Outdoor Program at the River House invites high school students and their parents to an informational meeting about forming a high school sailing team. The meeting will be held at Amazon Community Center,... Read more
When a beautiful old black walnut tree toppled over during the recent storm, Curly Burly Milling salvaged the wood. milled and kiln-dried it and donated it to the woodshop at Campbell Community Center’s. Wood workers were... Read more
Whether your child prefers playing physically, using her imagination, having an adventure or competition, Eugene Recreation has a fun and active camp that he or she will love. Registration is now underway for camps, most... Read more