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Posted on: February 5, 2016

What Is Your Game Plan For Super Bowl 50?

Throughout January, Eugene Police made a total of 18 arrests from dedicated DUII patrols. The patrols are staffed primarily from state grants that ensure enough officers are available to identify, stop and process impaired drivers. These patrols will cont...Read more

Eugene Police - DUII PSA
Posted on: February 5, 2016

3-Flags Traffic Safety Blitz to Begin Monday

Beginning Monday, February 8, 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 a state-wide selective traffic enforcement program which seeks t...Read more

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Police Seek Help to Locate Missing Man - Case Number 16-01828

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Today, February 3, at 12:30 p.m., a local care facility on Coburg Road, near Beltline, reported a male resident who walked away from the location on foot. The man, Nathaniel “Nate” Lawrence, age 40, is considered missing and endangered. He has mental heal...Read more

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Februray EPD on the Beat - Notable patrol incidents

16-01784 – February 2, at approximately 6:02 p.m., police responded to the Starbucks restaurant at 495 W. 7th Avenue, regarding a disorderly subject. Police received information that the suspect, later identified as Frank Gordon Duarte, age 38, of Eugene,...Read more

Posted on: January 26, 2016

Missing Person Located - Nickole Marie Dieckhoff

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Nickole Dieckhoff has been located and is safe.

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On January 20, around 7 p.m., Nicole Marie Dieckhoff, age 33, was last seen at her residence on Williams Street. She was reported missing by a family ...Read more

Posted on: December 28, 2015

Now hiring for police officers!

Explore Policing at Career Night on January 13 at 6:30 p.m.

If you are someone who can perform multiple tasks with ease, you are calm under pressure, you are a good communicator and you care about people, you may have the skills necessary to be a good...Read more

Job Posting Direct Link
Posted on: January 11, 2016

January EPD on the Beat - Notable patrol incidents

January 26, at approximately 12:28 a.m. a police officer observed two male subjects in a physical dispute in the area of E. 7th Ave. and Olive St, and observed William Joseph Gittins, age 29, of Eugene, hit the other male subject in the head as the subjec...Read more

Posted on: January 25, 2016

Update: Woman found deceased Saturday in the parking lot of 555 Tyler

UPDATE: The woman found deceased in the parking lot has been identified as Tamera Carol Bamber, age 49. Her cause of death appears to be medical related at this point.

PREVIOUS INFORMATIONCase No. 16-1188

At 11:34 a.m., on Saturday, January 23,...Read more

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Boy, age 13, missing from Emerald Park/River Road area located safe

UPDATE:

Missing 13-Year-Old Boy Located With Help From Public and Media
Case No. 16-1039

Earlier tonight, Eugene Police were looking for David Nicholas Temple, a missing 13-year-old boy, last seen between Kelly Middle School and Emerald Park in E...Read more

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Police Looking for Suspect in Assault

January 20, at approximately 1:38 p.m., police responded to information of a stab wound in the area of W. 13th Avenue and Chambers St. When officers arrived, they observed the 23-year-old male victim in the front of a residence with a non-life threatening...Read more

Posted on: January 19, 2016

Suspect Arrested for Robbery Conspiracy and Multiple Burglaries

January 18, at approximately 9:45 a.m., EPD Special Investigations, with the assistance of Property Crimes detectives and SWAT, arrested Kamren Charles Willemsen, age 26, of Eugene, for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery in the First Degree, Attempted Robbery i...Read more

Posted on: January 18, 2016

Eugene Police K9 finds Hit and Run Driver

Just after 2:30 on the morning of January 15, Eugene Police and Fire units were dispatched to a single vehicle crash into a EWEB power pole. The vehicle stuck the pole with sufficient impact to take down several live sparking power lines. The driver, late...Read more

K9s!
Posted on: January 18, 2016

Eugene Police Investigating Possible Abduction Attempt Downtown

Eugene Police have received information second-hand about a possible abduction attempt of a female on January 13, 2016 in the afternoon, between 2:45 and 3:00 PM. According to our source, a woman walking near the US Bank branch at 8th Ave and Willamette S...Read more

Posted on: January 12, 2016

Man arrested for attempted murder

On January 11 at 11:41 p.m., police were called to the 1600 block of Dalton Drive for a report of a man who was suicidal and attempting to light a fire inside the home. Officers arrived to find the man, Joshua Nicholas Maskal, age 23, running from the res...Read more

Posted on: January 11, 2016

Police Investigate Theft Suspect's Death

Death Investigation

Case Number 16-00417

At 5:01 p.m. on January 9, police were called to respond to W. 11th Avenue after a 32-year-old male theft suspect, later identified as Perry Otto Charles Wilms, age 32, of Roseburg, ran from Fred Meyer loss...Read more

Posted on: January 6, 2016

I couldn’t fall prey to a scam!

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. Eugene Police have received numerous reports in recent days of an IRS scam that has been circulating. These calls ge...Read more

IRS Scam - Audio
Posted on: January 5, 2016

Informational “career night” for prospective calltaker/dispatcher candidates

Now Hiring! Central Lane 9-1-1 center has announced a career night for people who are interested in the rewarding and demanding profession. Telecommunicators are often the first point of contact (the first “first responders”) when the public reaches out f...Read more

Additional Info...
Posted on: December 30, 2015

Thank you to Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce

On Wednesday, December 16, our employees walked into the Police building and were greeted by hot coffee and the warm smiles and caring of the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce, who had set up a day of appreciation for us. Community leaders staffed this even...Read more

Posted on: December 30, 2015

Please party safely, have a designated driver, and observe fireworks laws

January 1 is a time to celebrate the coming new year. Please be mindful of not driving impaired, partying safely, and being considerate of neighbors and pets or others who might be sensitive to fireworks. DUII patrols will be staffed above and beyond the ...Read more

Posted on: December 29, 2015

Protect Pets from New Year's Fireworks

As people celebrate the coming new year, they may be using fireworks. Legal retail fireworks are allowed within the city of Eugene December 31 and January 1. If you have pets or livestock that are sensitive to loud noises, please plan for their safety. ...Read more

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Posted on: December 28, 2015

Police Investigate Crash at Beltline near I-5

Eugene Police and Springfield Police responded to a crash on Beltline near I-5 at 5:52 p.m. involving a white 2008 Dodge box truck turning eastbound onto Beltline from southbound I-5 and a white 1998 Chevy Blazer that was traveling westbound on Beltline. ...Read more

Posted on: December 24, 2015

EPD officers to serve Holiday Meal at Eugene Service Station

Today, December 24, from noon until about 2:30 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul’s Eugene Service Station, at 450 Hwy 99N, will be serving Christmas dinner to approximately 200 people who are homeless. Today's dinner is sponsored by Food for Lane County, and join...Read more

Posted on: December 4, 2015

December EPD on the Beat - Notable patrol incidents

December 29, at approximately 2:25 a.m., police responded to the area of E. 5th Avenue and High St. regarding a vehicle stalled on the railroad tracks. When police arrived, they observed a maroon sedan on the tracks and a female subject standing on the si...Read more

Posted on: December 23, 2015

Man Trespassed for Leaving Flock of Chickens Inside Oregon Department of Revenue Office

Chicken wrangling is not a required skill for police officers. However, today, a call to respond to the Oregon Department of Revenue office, 1600 Valley River Drive, Suite 310, presented the need for the ability to catch and secure a flock left inside the...Read more

Posted on: December 21, 2015

Power out at intersections in NW Eugene Area, including Barger and Terry

Use Caution at Intersections – Power is out due to falling trees in the NW area, including Barger and Terry

Windy, wet weather has caused some trees to fall in the northwest Eugene area, especially near Barger and Terry. Please use caution when appro...Read more

Posted on: December 10, 2015

A photo is worth a… recovered necklace?

Nearly six months ago, Eugene Police received information from a woman who lost her necklace while walking in downtown Eugene. The woman recalled wearing the necklace on her route, and when she arrived at her destination, she noticed that the necklace was...Read more

Posted on: December 10, 2015

NAMI Lane County presents Officer Chris Mackey with first Crisis Intervention Training Award

NAMI LANE COUNTY PRESENTS EUGENE POLICE OFFICER CHRIS MACKEY WITH FIRST
CRISIS INTERVENTION TRAINING AWARD

National Alliance on Mental Illness Lane County is pleased to announce the recipient of its first Crisis Intervention Training Award: Eugene P...Read more

Posted on: December 5, 2015

Two similar, armed street robberies near UO campus

Early this morning between 4:45 a.m. and 5:20 a.m. two armed street robberies occurred near the UO campus. In separate, but similar cases, a suspect approached victims and demanded their cell phones and other items in their pockets while being arme...Read more

Posted on: November 2, 2015

November EPD on the Beat - Notable patrol incidents

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On November 29, at approximately 4:28 a.m., a police officer observed a vehicle traveling east on Barger Drive near Golden Gardens Street, swerve and screech before striking a sidewalk, and then immediately turned right onto Golden Gard...Read more

Posted on: November 30, 2015

Drive carefully - it might be slick due to freezing rain during the morning commute

With the advent of colder weather and possible freezing rain in the forecast, there is an increased possibility of icy road conditions for the morning commute. The Eugene Police Department is advising drivers to use caution and good sense. As air temperat...Read more

Posted on: November 29, 2015

Cyber Monday - Make Sure Thieves Don't Steal Your Packages!

Make Sure Thieves Don't Steal Your Packages!

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 cit...Read more

Posted on: November 24, 2015

Suspect Located and Arrested for Stabbing

Nicholas Wu was located and taken into custody without incident at 11;20 a.m. today, November 25, by Junction City Police Department. The investigation is ongoing.

PREVIOUSLY RELEASED INFORMATION:
At around 10:50 a.m. on November 24, police receive...Read more

Posted on: November 25, 2015

Crash Investigation Roosvelt and Beltline Between Patrol Vehicle and Prius

At 8 p.m. on November 25, a male in his early 70s was driving a Toyota Prius on Beltline Road and a Eugene Police officer was driving a patrol vehicle on Roosevelt when they collided in the intersection of Roosevelt and Beltline.

Eugene Police Major C...Read more

Posted on: November 22, 2015

Woman Driving DUII Arrested for Attempted Assault and Other Charges

Woman Arrested for Attempted Assaults, DUII (Controlled Substances), and Other Charged After Reckless Driving

At 10:05 p.m., on November 21, a woman later identified as Willow May, age 32, was the subject of a call from a 31-year-old Eugene man, who re...Read more

Posted on: November 22, 2015

Public and Police Respond to Post-game Traffic Snarls

Eugene Police Department thanks motorists for their patience with the slow traffic after the UO football game on Saturday. Helping more than 50,000 people out of the area is a technical operation. Complicating that yesterday were some incidents that furth...Read more

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Holiday DUII Saturation Patrols to Start this Weekend

Did you know that on average a person who is arrested for drunk driving, will have already driver about 80 times before the first arrest. That’s a lot of risk to the public. Eugene Police will be starting DUII saturation patrols this weekend, and these pa...Read more

Posted on: November 18, 2015

Disorderly Subject

November 17, at approximately 4:19 p.m., police responded to the 900 block area of Country Club Rd. regarding a disorderly subject who had left an out-patient surgery center after throwing chairs and yelling at staff at the center. Police officers contact...Read more

Posted on: November 18, 2015

Pins connect veterans with veterans

Many who wear the Eugene Police uniform, also wore a different uniform prior to their police career. With a new program, you will see some Eugene Police officers wearing Veteran pins on their uniform to note their prior service and better connect with vet...Read more

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Police Investigate Death of Man After Semi-trailer Incident - November 12, 2015

The name of the deceased man is Kenneth Richard Harrison, age 51.
The name of the driver involved in the crash is James Himmel, age 64, of Lorane.

News Release from November 12:Eugene Police, Eugene Springfield Fire EMS, and Eugene Police’s Major ...Read more

Posted on: November 16, 2015

Crash with life-threatening injuries Danebo at Pacific/Roosevelt near railroad tracks

Update:

Update on those involved in the crash at Danebo:

Driver of suspect vehicle:
April Dawn Mansfield, Age 34, of Eugene

Passenger victim in suspect vehicle: Jose Louis Roberts, age 51, of Eugene

Driver of victim vehicle:
Kenny Robert...Read more

Posted on: November 10, 2015

15-year-old Harassed by Stranger Near Owosso Bridge

Yesterday, police responded to the 4300 block of Goodpasture Loop regarding information that a 15-year-old girl had been harassed by a male subject on bike, possibly in his early 40s. The incident took place north of the Owosso Bridge, when the juvenile w...Read more

Posted on: November 10, 2015

Man arrested for Intimidating in the Second Degree - Case 15-18603

On October 30 at about midnight, a Jewish fraternity at 791 E. 15th Avenue reported that one of the residents had a confrontation with a person at a neighboring home’s. The 20-year-old male victim reported he was going to walk a female home and noticed a ...Read more

Posted on: November 9, 2015

Loud party calls October 26 – November 1, 2015

We are providing this information as a public service and it was accurate at the time of posting. Eugene Police does not make any representation that this information is complete, nor should this information be relied upon for any purpose other than gener...Read more

Posted on: November 9, 2015

Pedestrian-Train Crash at 600 W. 4th Avenue and Jefferson Street

This morning at 12:47, November 9, a woman was pushing a shopping cart across train tracks at 600 W. 4th Avenue and Jefferson Street. An oncoming freight train spotted her and applied their horn and emergency brakes. The woman, identified as Kathy Tekansi...Read more

Posted on: November 6, 2015

Annual Veterans Day Roll Call

What: Veterans Day Roll Call

When: November 11, 2015, 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Where: Central Courtyard of the Eugene Federal Building, 211 E. 7th Avenue.


On November 11, Veterans Day, participants from the City of Eugene, Mayor, and Eugene...Read more

Posted on: November 5, 2015

Public Advisory - Attempted Sexual Assault Hwy. 99/Barger

Attempted Rape Reported Hwy. 99/Barger
Case No. 15-18948

A young woman has reported an attempted sexual assault by a male that occurred just before midnight November 4 at Hwy. 99 N near Barger. The subject is reported to have approached her as she wal...Read more

Posted on: November 5, 2015

Public Indecency Suspect Observed at Owen Rose Garden - Tips Sought

Public Indecency Suspect Observed at Owen Rose Garden
Case #15-18899

Yesterday, November 4, at about noon, a 26-year-old woman noticed a male partially concealed in rose bushes near her vehicle at 300 N. Jefferson (Owen Rose Garden area), and that he ...Read more

Posted on: November 3, 2015

EPD welcomes three new officers

Eugene Police Department is proud to announce the swearing-in today of three new police officers.

The new group ranges in age from 24 to 28, with the average age being 27. Of our new officers, one has served in the military, and one has been a reserve...Read more

Posted on: November 3, 2015

Trading in patrol cars for aprons for "Tip-A-Cop at Red Robin" results in for Special Olympics

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Eugene and Springfield Police Officers raised $4,824.74 in tips to benefit Special Olympics Oregon during the October 24 Tip-A-Cop event.

Local law enforcement traded in their patrol cars for aprons at Red Robin restauran...Read more

Posted on: November 2, 2015

Loud party response calls October 26-November 1, 2015

Loud party calls October 26 – November 1, 2015

We are providing this information as a public service and it was accurate at the time of posting. Eugene Police does not make any representation that this information is complete, nor should this informati...Read more

Posted on: October 29, 2015

Police Looking for Information Regarding Stabbing Early Saturday Morning

On October 24, at approximately 12:31 a.m., police responded to the Blind Pig, 2750 Roosevelt Blvd., for a stabbing. When police officers arrived, they observed the 51-year-old male victim bleeding from his neck and a laceration to his arm. Police receive...Read more

Posted on: October 29, 2015

Halloween Safety Tips

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 well-lighted doorstep and yard, and to...Read more

Posted on: October 15, 2015

Police No Longer Looking for Information Following Robbery from Previous News Release

Update: We are no longer looking for the vehicle and we found that there was no robbery. The case will be routed to the DA’s office for review to determine if the reporting party will be charged with Filing a False Police Report. Initiating a False Report...Read more

Posted on: October 28, 2015

Police Looking for Information Regarding Child Sex Abuse Suspect

On October 19, Special Agents from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension assisted EPD violent crimes detectives with the arrest of William Isaac Parker III, age 47, of Westbrook Minnesota, on a warrant from Eugene for C...Read more

Posted on: October 6, 2015

UPDATE: Murder Suicide Investigation - 2300 block of Compton Street

The Lane County Medical Examiner has determined manner and cause of death in the murder of Athena L. Slavin, age 43, as by a gunshot wound.

Shortly after 3 a.m. on October 27, police responded to a burglary in progress call at 2302 Compton Street. Upo...Read more

Posted on: October 7, 2015

Beware the IRS Scammers

Another warning to the public: Eugene Police have been getting reports from the public about a scam where a caller says they are with the IRS and threatens to arrest you for tax evasion. Eugene Police are continuing to hear of scams in which the perpetrat...Read more

Posted on: October 2, 2015

EPD on the Beat - October 2015

October 22, at approximately 7:09 p.m., police responded to the 3400 block of Kinsrow Ave. for a possible DUII driver. A police officer located the suspect vehicle parked alongside an apartment and observed it hit another vehicle as it backed out from whe...Read more

Posted on: October 20, 2015

Update to 911 Outage from Yesterday

The cause of the outage yesterday was a cut to fiber at 6th and Garfield. This was repaired and in the meantime 911 deployed their back up center

UPDATE

Update: 911 is now operational at our back up center. We are working with our provider to pinpo...Read more

Posted on: October 20, 2015

Eugene Police response at 2300 block of Compton

Eugene Police Department is investigating a possible burglary-in-progress call that came in at 3:03 a.m. in the 2300 block of Compton Street.

EPD Violent Crimes Unit and Forensic Evidence Unit are on scene. More information will be released as it beco...Read more

Posted on: October 22, 2015

Informational “career night” for prospective calltaker/dispatcher candidates

Now Hiring! Central Lane 9-1-1 center has announced a career night for people who are interested in the rewarding and demanding profession. Telecommunicators are often the first point of contact (the first “first responders”) when the public reaches out f...Read more

Posted on: October 19, 2015

Trading in patrol cars for aprons for Tip-A-Cop at Red Robin in October 24

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Local Law Enforcement Officers in Eugene will serve up your gourmet burger just the way you like it to raise funds to Benefit Special Olympics Oregon. 100 percent of the tips will go to Special Olympics.

Who: Special Ol...Read more

Posted on: October 20, 2015

Police Arrest One Suspect in ID Theft Case, Ask Public’s Help Locating a Second Suspect

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Yesterday, October 19, a Eugene Police Property Crimes detective arrested Dylan Christian Gilder, 20, no address. Gilder and another suspect, Britney Wilkey-Noteboom, 20 years old, no address, were the subjects of a previous news release in April 2015 tha...Read more

Posted on: October 19, 2015

Police Looking for Information from Additional Victims

October 18, at approximately 5:27 a.m., police responded to the area of West 18th and Washington Street for a subject who was being detained by a male subject after he was observed entering into multiple vehicles from 13th Avenue to 18th Avenue. When poli...Read more

Posted on: October 15, 2015

Police Looking for Information Following Weekend Robbery

A short time before 1 a.m. on October 10, police responded to a robbery in the area of Kinsrow Ave. and Commons Dr., near the O Bar. Police received information that the 27-year-old male victim was forced to stop by two suspects in a vehicle described as ...Read more

Posted on: October 14, 2015

Loud Party Calls October 7 - 11, 2015

We are providing this information as a public service and it was accurate at the time of posting. Eugene Police does not make any representation that this information is complete, nor should this information be relied upon for any purpose other than gener...Read more

Posted on: October 13, 2015

Squad Car Maintenance Team – Governor’s Award for Community Based Volunteer Program - Region 2

The Squad Car Maintenance Team has been selected as Regional Winner of the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Awards for Community Based Volunteer Programs and was honored at the awards luncheon today at the Salem Conference Center. The SCMT is an invaluable asset...Read more

2015 Governor's Volunteer Awards
Posted on: October 12, 2015

Eugene Police Party Patrol Statistics for the Weekend of October 9, 2015

Eugene Police Party Patrol Statistics for October 9, 2015

To increase safety and prevent and respond proactively to potential alcohol and behavior problems related to partying, Eugene Police worked in the West and South University area this Friday nig...Read more

Posted on: October 8, 2015

Deadly Use of Force Review Findings in the Devos March 30 Officer-involved Shooting

The Eugene Police Department’s Deadly Use of Force Board’s review of the shooting of Brian Babb on Devos Street on March 30, 2015 has been completed and reviewed by Chief Pete Kerns. A memo to City Manager Jon Ruiz, with Chief Kerns’ findings, is being ma...Read more

Memo
Posted on: October 5, 2015

Eugene Police Party Patrol Statistics for October 3, 2015

To increase safety and prevent and respond proactively to potential alcohol and behavior problems related to partying, Eugene Police officers and officers from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) worked in the West and South University area on Sat...Read more

Posted on: October 3, 2015

Fleeing suspect found hiding in portable toilet

On 10/03/2015, at approximately 1118 hours, a Eugene Police Officer responded to the area of Chad Drive and Coburg Road regarding the location of a wanted subject. The officer made contact with the subject, Treasure Dawn Shockey, 27, and she ran from th...Read more

Posted on: October 2, 2015

Lieutenant David Natt graduates from Northwester University's Center for Public Safety

Eugene Police Lieutenant David Natt has graduated from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety’s School of Police Staff and Command. This is a 10-week staff and command program held in Evanston, Illinois. Eugene Police Department’s ultimate obj...Read more

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Loud party calls September 22-September 27, 2015

Loud party calls September 22-September 27, 2015

We are providing this information as a public service and it was accurate at the time of posting. Eugene Police does not make any representation that this information is complete, nor should this informa...Read more

Responsible Partying
Posted on: October 2, 2015

Police looking for help identifying this subject

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Police are looking to identify the following subject who was observed stealing tools from an area business. If you recognize this person, please contact Detective Travis Stephens at 541.682.5795.

Posted on: September 3, 2015

EPD on the Beat - September 2015

September 29, at approximately 11:12 p.m., police responded to the 100 block of E. 32nd Avenue, and received information that a vehicle drove through the backyard of a residence and into a garage at the location. Police contacted the suspected driver at t...Read more

Posted on: September 27, 2015

Party Patrol Results

Following are results from Eugene Police party patrols on Saturday night. There are not statistics available from Friday as officers were deployed instead to assist Lane County Sheriff's Office with the shooting in Cottage Grove.

On Saturday, there wa...Read more

Posted on: September 26, 2015

Woman arrested after firing shot into the air

Woman Arrested After Firing Gun within City Limits
Case #15-16440

At 10:41 p.m. last night, September 25, Eugene Police were called to the intersection of Montreal Avenue and Teressa Avenue regarding an intoxicated, armed woman who had shot a round fr...Read more

Posted on: September 25, 2015

Missing Person - Jordan Stewart Garneau, age 35

On September 23, around 10 p.m., Jordan Stewart Garneau, age 35, was last seen at his residence on Kodiak Street. He was reported missing by a family member, who said that he left home without his vehicle, bicycle, or cell phone, and the suspicious condit...Read more

Posted on: September 25, 2015

Police will be staffing full party patrols this weekend, beginning Friday

As new residents fill the Fairmount, West and South University areas, Central Lane 911 has started receiving loud party complaints from the public. Eugene Police will be staffing full party patrols this weekend, beginning on Friday. Eugene Police Departme...Read more

Posted on: September 24, 2015

Police Take Wanted Subject Into Custody on Filbert

At about 5:36 this morning, September 24, officers on patrol spotted a vehicle drive by that was associated with a possible wanted subject. Officers located the vehicle at a residence in the 800 block of Filbert. Officers surrounded the location and m...Read more

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Police Respond to Loud Party on University Street

Around 10:30 p.m. last night, Central Lane 911 began to receive multiple calls from neighbors in the 1800 block of University Street regarding a loud party.

Officers responded to find a loud party at 1857 University Street. Three officers were contact...Read more

Posted on: September 22, 2015

Justice Department Grant for Body Cameras

EPD is one of 73 agencies that received a DOJ grant for body worn cameras; there were 285 applications. EPD received the full award requested (maximum allowed for our size jurisdiction) of $249,000. The only other Oregon organization that received an awa...Read more

Posted on: September 17, 2015

Missing Person LOCATED - Jerome Lawrence Bias, age 67

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This morning, around 6:45 a.m. Jerome Lawrence Bias, age 67, of Eugene, was last seen in the Skinner Butte area. He was reported missing by a family member, who said that he is not normally away from home for more than an hour and suffers from a medical c...Read more

Posted on: September 16, 2015

Suspect Sentenced to 48 Months in Prison for Three Counts, Burglary in the First Degree

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This morning, Joshua Mark Mmari, age 22, was sentenced to 48 months in prison under the Denny Smith statute, meaning that he had a previous conviction, which prohibits him from being eligible for early release. The following news releases were sent out in...Read more

Posted on: September 16, 2015

Police are looking for information regarding the subject in this photo...

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On August 1, at about 9:35 p.m., the TCBY yogurt shop on W. 11th Ave. was robbed by a white male. If you have information regarding the incident or identity of this subject, please call 541.682.5569.

Posted on: September 16, 2015

Location of Stolen Vehicle

September 15, at approximately 2:49 p.m., police responded to the 5500 block of Cody Avenue regarding a suspicious vehicle with multiple rifles inside. While police were en-route to the location, the truck was observed pulling into a residence, and the su...Read more

Posted on: September 16, 2015

Police are looking for help identifying this person...

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On September 9, around 2 p.m., a resident in south Eugene interrupted a burglar inside her home. The resident described the suspect to be a white male between the age of 30 to 50 years old, approximately 5’8” tall, and clean shaven at the time of the inci...Read more

Posted on: September 14, 2015

School Bus - Safety Enforcement

In an effort to increase safety for all students, and create awareness of school bus laws in our community, throughout tomorrow, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will be targeting drivers that fail to properly stop for school buses.

Stopping...Read more

Posted on: September 6, 2015

Amber Alert Leads to Recovery of Child

Case No.15-15162

On September 5, 215, at 8:23 P.M. the Eugene Police Department received a call of a dispute between two males and female at the Albertson’s Store parking lot, located at 311 Coburg Rd.

Upon arrival officers discovered the dispute i...Read more

Posted on: September 4, 2015

UO Football Game - Theft Prevention Tips

With the UO football season kicking off Saturday, Eugene Police say there are simple things people can do to help prevent an unhappy surprise when they return to their vehicle after the game.

With the large concentration of people, the area near Autzen...Read more

Posted on: August 30, 2015

Update in 90 Commons Homicide

Homicide Investigation
Case No. 15-14785

Sean Edward Jones, age 19, was indicted on Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing and Reckless Endangering and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Upon learning of the warrant Jones surrendered to Eugene Police d...Read more

Posted on: September 3, 2015

LTD Bus Incident – Bomb Threat. Arrest

At 4:13 p.m. today there a bomb threat call regarding an LTD bus. LTD Security, Eugene Police and UO Police Department responded and evacuated the few people on board the bus, and then some surrounding facilities for extra safety measures. Individuals at...Read more

Posted on: September 3, 2015

Police Investigate Death of Homeless Man

Eugene Police and Lane County Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating the death of Michael Fuller Torrey, age 53, who is homeless. He was found on August 30 at 2:29 a.m. behind 1209 Pearl and taken to the hospital by medics. He subsequently died and E...Read more

Posted on: September 3, 2015

UO Football Game Day Driving Tips

SUMMARY: Saturday’s UO Football game brings excitement and traffic to the area. Here are a few tips from EPD for a successful commute.

The Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit would like your game day commute to go as smooth as possible. By followin...Read more

Posted on: September 2, 2015

Police safely take shooter into custody

Police Safely Take Shooter Into Custody in 5000 Block of W. 11th

At 5.37 p.m. today, police received a call regarding a man who was armed and suicidal. After police arrived on scene, the suspect shot one round from a hunting rifle in an unknown directi...Read more

Posted on: September 2, 2015

Another Suspect Arrested in Washington Burglary Case

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Update:

Eugene Police patrol officers responded to a report of a down subject in a home for sale on Kevington Avenue. When they arrived they located Cooper Rogers Homme, who appeared to be dazed and confused. Detectives responded and interviewed H...Read more

Posted on: September 2, 2015

US Bank on Willamette Robbed September 1

The US Bank at 800 Willamette Street was robbed of cash at 10:06 a.m. on September 1 and the suspect fled on foot southbound on Willamette. No weapon was displayed. The suspect is described as a white male, late 40s to early 50s, 5’8” tall, medium build, ...Read more

Posted on: August 4, 2015

EPD on the Beat - August 2015

On August 31, at approximately 1:55 p.m., police responded to the Fred Meyer at 3333 W. 11th regarding a robbery. During the investigation, police received information that the suspect was observed by a store employee placing items in his backpack, and th...Read more

Posted on: August 29, 2015

Details Released in Fatal Motorcyle Crash on Willamette

At 10:38 p.m. on August 29, a large EWEB utility truck pulling a backhoe was turning left/southbound onto Willamette Street from 35th. A motorcyclist, Daishon Lawrence-Michael Havens, age 22, of Eugene, was traveling northbound on Willamette Street as the...Read more

Posted on: August 29, 2015

Update Regarding Murder-suicide at 2100 Block of McLean

On Saturday, Eugene Police Detectives continued their investigation into yesterday’s shooting and have determined 33-year-old John Ramsey TAINTON-PLATTS, a professional photographer, drove to the 2100 block of McLean Boulevard to perform what he believed ...Read more

Posted on: August 30, 2015

Police seek public's help in Homicide at 90 Commons

Homicide Investigation
Case No. 15-14785

Case No. 15-14785 Homicide Investigation

Eugene Police Officers were dispatched to a shots fired call at 90 Commons Drive Apt #130 around 0032 hours. On arrival, one subject, identified as Justin Gar...Read more

Posted on: August 28, 2015

Police responding to calls regarding shots fired- please avoid area of McLean and Graham

Update: 11:55 p.m.

Eugene Police found a deceased subject inside the residence. No shots were fired by law enforcement personnel.

Update at 11:08 p.m., August 28, 2015

EPD is carefully searching a multi-story residence with a robot in an attempt...Read more

Posted on: August 28, 2015

Morning Crash at Crescent Ave. and Gilham Rd.

This morning at approximately 8:29 a.m., traffic enforcement officers responded to the intersection of Crescent Avenue and Gilham Road for a crash involving two vehicles. Both drivers of the involved vehicles were transported to the hospital by medics wit...Read more

Eugene Police Department, Distracted Driving PSA
Posted on: August 19, 2015

Police Investigate Fatal Crash at Crescent and Chuckanut

Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred at 9:14 a.m. today at Crescent Avenue and Chuckanut and that closed Crescent Avenue from Coburg to Gilham until shortly after 1 p.m.

While the Eugene Police Major Collision Investigation ...Read more

Posted on: August 18, 2015

Man arrested after trying to sexually corrupt 15-year-old girl, who has developmental disabilities

James Warren Calvert

Eugene Police Violent Crimes detectives have arrested James Warren Calvert, age 57, of Eugene, on charges of Online Sexual Corruption of a Child in the First Degree and Online Sexual Corruption of a Child in the Second Degree. From June 27, 2015, through ...Read more

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Now Hiring for Central Lane 9-1-1 Careers!

Now Hiring! Central Lane 9-1-1 center! It's a rewarding and demanding profession.

Telecommunicators are often the first point of contact (the first “first responders”) when the public reaches out for help, and they are required to gather and relay inf...Read more

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 7, 2015

Ongoing work is refining response to veterans and others in extreme mental health crisis

We would like to keep our community informed as we work to find ways to address the unique challenges related to our response to people who are armed and suicidal or potentially suicidal. The officer-involved shooting that occurred on March 29 on Devos St...Read more

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Woman in Stolen Vehicle Stoped at Maxwell Road and River Road after Hitting Bicycle

Shortly after 5 p.m. August 13, a Lane County Sheriff’s Office deputy in Veneta spotted a stolen vehicle, potentially associated with a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian yesterday in Eugene. Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle at W. 11th and Gre...Read more

Posted on: August 13, 2015

Report of Cougar Sighting at 2600 block of Garfield

At around 6:45 this morning, Eugene Police officers responding to a call for service regarding a cougar spotted in a front yard in the 2600 block of Garfield. The caller reported the cougar then went to the neighbor’s front steps and was last seen southbo...Read more

Living with Wildlife
Posted on: August 6, 2015

Officers Issue “Tickets” For Good Deeds

EPD participates in “Operation Chill” issuing good behavior “tickets” for Slurpee® drink coupons. Operation Chill is a national program that has now been in existence for 20 years.

Eugene Police officers participate in the national program as a way to...Read more

Posted on: July 15, 2015

EPD on the Beat - July 2015

July 30, around 11 p.m., police spotted a vehicle driving in the wrong direction on Alder St. near 13th Avenue, which only allows for southbound traffic. The officer observed pedestrians in the area and attempted to stop the vehicle, but the vehicle conti...Read more

Posted on: July 30, 2015

Eugene Police Welcomes Seven New Police Officers to its Ranks

Eugene Police Department is proud to announce the swearing-in today of seven new police officers.

The new group ranges in age from 21 to 35, with the average age being 28. Of our new officers, two have served in the military, three have earned college...Read more

Posted on: July 29, 2015

Three incidents today - children left in hot vehicles

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Today, there have been three incidents where babies or children were left in hot vehicles while parents went shopping or attended to their own business. A child should never be left alone in a vehicle, especially during hot weather.
Incidents included t...Read more

Posted on: July 29, 2015

Children respond proactively after suspect exposes himself in theatre

Sunday, at approximately 2:14 p.m., police responded to Regal Cinemas at Valley River Center regarding a male who exposed himself to two girls, ages 12 and 13. The victims reported the incident immediately to theatre employees, who then contacted police. ...Read more

Posted on: July 27, 2015

Eugene Police Department Earns Accreditation

The Oregon Accreditation Alliance issued Eugene Police Department its certificate of accreditation. Eugene Police began the process with OAA in January 2014 and during the process, the association reviewed the department and its policies to ensure compli...Read more

Posted on: July 25, 2015

Police arrest burglar in West University area

This morning at 5:26 AM the Eugene Police Department received a call from a resident in the area of 16th Avenue and Ferry Street reporting they had confronted a male crawling through the window of their residence. The burglary suspect fled the residence ...Read more

Posted on: July 24, 2015

UPDATE: Police Investigate Suspicious Death on Berntzen

UPDATE:
Howard Richard Stull was arrested last night for the murder of the victim, Kathy Kay Braun, age 59.

Stull was arrested at Riverbend Hospital, where he was seeking treatment for an injury. Violent Crime Unit detectives and the Forensics Evidenc...Read more

Posted on: July 25, 2015

Police Arrest Man After Shots Fired Call

Police were called for shots fired at around 3:30 pm, they responded to the 4000 block of Bell Avenue. An area check was negative for a shooter. At 4:52 p.m. 9-1-1 received a call regarding a suicidal subject on Bell Avenue. Upon arrival, witnesses in the...Read more

Posted on: July 24, 2015

Robbery Suspect Apprehended

Officers were on the lookout for a wanted robbery suspect who was purported to be armed and dangerous. An officer located the vehicle associated with the wanted subject at the Nite Inn, 1522 W. 6th Ave, and noted two people inside. As the officer approac...Read more

Posted on: July 24, 2015

Police apprehend wanted subject

Robbery Suspect Apprehended
15-12495

Officers were on the lookout for a wanted robbery suspect who was purported to be armed and dangerous. An officer located the vehicle associated with the wanted subject at the Nite Inn, 1522 W. 6th Ave, and...Read more

Posted on: July 23, 2015

Police Warn Residents to Secure Doors and Windows After Spate of Occupied Burglaries

Police are warning residents to make sure they secure their doors and windows after a spate of occupied, night-time burglaries in the Downtown and West University areas. Occupied burglaries present a significant safety concern for those inside. From July ...Read more

Charts
Posted on: July 23, 2015

Police investigate homicide on Berntzen

Police Investigate Homicide
15-12462

UPDATE

Arrested/ Stull, Howard RichardDOB: 11/11/1936

Eugene Police Violent Crime detectives arrested Stull in a suspicious death on the 1400 block of Berntzen in Eugene, Oregon. The victim's name is being ...Read more

Posted on: July 20, 2015

Missing Juveniles Located

The two juveniles, Kai Zen Christensen, age 13, and Kailila Meka Vray, age 15, who were reported missing by their parents, were located Friday in the Eugene area by patrol officers.

Posted on: July 16, 2015

Shooting at Aerial Way

At approximately 11:55 p.m. on July 15, Eugene Police officers responded to several shots fired in the area of 4075 Aerial Way, complex K. The initial investigation revealed there had been several gun shots fired during an altercation outside of complex ...Read more

Posted on: July 16, 2015

Missing Juvenile - Kailila Meka Vray, age 15

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Eugene Police are investigating a case regarding two missing juveniles, Kai Zen Christensen, age 13, and Kailila Meka Vray, age 15. The two juveniles were reported missing by their parents, who would like help from the media locating their children, and t...Read more

Posted on: July 16, 2015

Missing Juvenile - Kai Zen Christensen, age 13

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Eugene Police are investigating a case regarding two missing juveniles, Kai Zen Christensen, age 13, and Kailila Meka Vray, age 15. The two juveniles were reported missing by their parents, who would like help from the media locating their children, and t...Read more

Posted on: July 16, 2015

Shooting at Aerial Way

At approximately 11:55 p.m. on July 15, Eugene Police officers responded to several shots fired in the area of 4075 Aerial Way, complex K. The initial investigation revealed there had been several gun shots fired during an altercation outside of complex ...Read more

Posted on: July 16, 2015

Teralee Death Investigation Update

On July 11, 2015 at 2:36 a.m., Eugene Police responded to a report of a house fire with shots fired at 4785 Teralee Lane. Once the fire was extinguished by the Eugene/Springfield Fire Department, two deceased persons were located inside the residence. T...Read more

Posted on: July 13, 2015

Teralee Lane Death Investigation

At 2:36 Saturday morning, July 11, Eugene Police officers were dispatched to 4785 Teralee after report of shots fired. When they arrived at the home, police found the residence was on fire and called for Eugene Springfield Fire. Once the fire was out, the...Read more

Posted on: July 13, 2015

Every Corner is a Crosswalk Pedestrian Safety Media Preview of Enforcement Effort

Summary: Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Team will be doing a targeted enforcement regarding pedestrians on July 15 in the area of 16th Avenue and Polk St. The event will provide a platform for reminding travelers about pedestrian safety for these vulne...Read more

Additional Info and Crosswalk Video
Posted on: July 10, 2015

Kids learn safety skills at Safety Town this week and next!

More than120 pre-kindergarteners are participating in the Safety Town child safety program that kicks off MONDAY. Children will learn more than 20 safety topics throughout the two-week long camp.

Monday will begin with an “opening ceremony,” where ...Read more

Posted on: July 10, 2015

Police Officer Career Night - It’s More than a Career, It is an honor

If you are someone who can perform multiple tasks with ease, you are calm under pressure, you are a good communicator and you care about people, you may have the skills necessary to be a good police officer. The Eugene Police Department is currently seek...Read more

Posted on: July 10, 2015

Flame of Hope carried by Special Olympics athletes and local law enforcement

The Flame of Hope torch was carried by local law enforcement officers as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run. It passed through Lane County on Wednesday, July 8, with law enforcement and Navy and Marine personnel carrying the Special Olympics Torch thro...Read more

Flame of Hope Video
Posted on: July 7, 2015

Fireworks Calls for Service and Response

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. This year, more emphasis was place...More Information

Illegal Fireworks Calls for Service - Map
Posted on: July 2, 2015

Butte to Butte Traffic - Don't Be Delayed. Know the Closures!

SUMMARY: The 42nd annual Butte to Butte 10K road race will be held on Saturday, July 4. Eugene Police recommend that area residents and visitors plan their morning travel to avoid the race route.

The race will begin at 8 a.m. at E. 43rd Avenue and Don...Read more

Posted on: July 1, 2015

Suspect Arrested in Fatal Motorcycle Crash

FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH
Case #15-11107

UPDATE:

This morning at 2 a.m., police located the suspect who was operating the motorcycle in last night's fatal crash. James Stanley Tarpley, age 53, of Veneta, was arrested at his home at 2:00 this morning w...Read more

Posted on: July 1, 2015

Four Juveniles Charged in Civic Stadium Fire

Today, Eugene Police Arson investigators received a tip in the case, leading to the identification of four male juveniles who were involved in the fire at historic Civic Stadium on Monday, June 29. The incident was not fireworks-related.

The juveniles,...Read more

Posted on: July 1, 2015

Missing Person - Jonathan Iram Heredia - UPDATE - HAS BEEN LOCATED

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Update: Mr. Heredia was located by family and is safely at home.

On June 25, 2015, around 11 a.m. Jonathan Iram Heredia, age 31, was last seen in the Owosso Bike Bridge area between River Rd. and Goodpasture Loop. He was reported missing by a family ...Read more

Posted on: July 1, 2015

Pets are being left in hot cars, even in the shade its too hot

Animal Services is reporting a lot of dogs being locked in vehicles. Yesterday, bystanders reported a dog at Valley River Center, where it was later deteremined the vehicle’s internal temperature was 104 degrees with no visible signs that the dog had acce...Read more

Posted on: June 30, 2015

Civic Stadium Fire: The following is an update regarding the fire at Civic Stadium

We have no information that this is a crime scene. It is a fire scene at this point. As a normal part of responding to a fire, once it is out and cool enough for investigators to go in, there is an investigation into the cause. The crime scene tape is up ...Read more

Posted on: June 29, 2015

(UPDATE) Further Information Regarding Civic Stadium Fire

The evacuation has been lifted. However the traffic surrounding the stadium will remain blocked, possibly through the night for fire crews working on the fire. The fire was been deemed under control by 7:02 p.m.. Crews are currently working on hot spots. ...Read more

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Civic Stadium on fire - fully engulfed, evacuation within two block radius

Fire at Civic Stadium

Civic Stadium, 2077 Willamette, is on fire and fully engulfed. Nearby field and structures are at risk. Please evacuate immediately if you within a two block radius of Civic Stadium.

Please do not travel to the area as emergen...Read more

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Illegal Fireworks Turn In Day Results

Fireworks - Keep it Safe, Keep it Legal
Illegal Fireworks Amnesty Turn-in Day was June 28

Fireworks went on sale June 23, and Eugene Springfield Fire, Eugene Police and Metro Explosives Disposal Unit held an illegal fireworks amnesty turn-in event,...Read more

Posted on: June 26, 2015

Lucky Lils Lottery Robbed

Today at 7:08 a.m., police patrol officers and a K-9 unit responded to Lucky Lils Lottery, 2019 River Road, for a robbery that had just occurred. The suspect robbed the with a gun and left on foot, possibly southbound. The suspect is described as a white ...Read more

Posted on: June 25, 2015

Calls about an erratic driver on Beltline result in his arrest

At 12:23 p.m., on June 25, Central Lane 911 began receiving calls about a 2002 white Honda Odyssey that was driving an estimated 30 miles per hour in the fast lane of westbound Beltline near Prairie Road. The driver, later identified as Curtis David Holde...Read more

Posted on: June 24, 2015

Recreational Marijuana Information

On July 1, 2015, recreational marijuana becomes legal in Oregon, and that means in Eugene as well. Because this is a new allowable use, the City of Eugene is reaching out to ensure that everyone knows the basics of recreational marijuana. A Frequently Ask...Read more

Whats Legal Oregon Site - OLCC
Posted on: June 24, 2015

Protect your pets from fireworks and the heat

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 noises and large gatherings of famil...Read more

Posted on: June 23, 2015

Fireworks - Keep it Safe, Keep it Legal

Fireworks go on sale today and this will be year two for enhanced prevention, education and enforcement regarding illegal use of fireworks in Eugene. This is in response to increasing complaints of illegal fireworks use and their impact on veterans, pets,...Read more

Posted on: June 22, 2015

Eastbound Beltline crash sends one woman to hospital, kills her service dog

At 10:52 a.m. today, police and Eugene Springfield Fire EMS were called to the scene of a crash on eastbound Beltline near River Avenue. A purple 1996 Toyota SUV was travelling behind another unknown SUV, either gold or brown, in the fast lane of eastboun...Read more

Posted on: June 10, 2015

Police respond to report of armed Subject at South Eugene High School

This morning at approximately 10:08 a.m., Eugene Police received information of an armed subject dressed in camouflage on the Patterson St. side of South Eugene High School. The school was immediately placed on lockdown, along with Roosevelt Middle School...Read more

Posted on: June 5, 2015

Residential burglar captured in slough

Clarence Ray Scharbough

A 29-year-old male homeowner in the south Eugene area arrived at his residence at 5:56 yesterday evening, June 4, only to find someone inside. The suspect, later identified as Clarence Ray Scharbough, age 38, fled the residence after the homeowner yelled ...Read more

Posted on: June 5, 2015

Reminder: When it’s warm out, don’t Leave pets in vehicles

As much as people enjoy taking their pets with them to run errands, leaving a dog or other pet in a car, even on a warm day with windows cracked, can be dangerous or downright deadly for the pet.

Animals left in a hot car can sustain permanent brain ...Read more

Posted on: May 27, 2015

Death Investigation at E. Briarcliff Lane

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UPDATE: The Lane County Medical Examiner has reported there was no obvious cause of Noah Dewitt's death. There are still aspects of his examination pending, including toxicology. Eugene Police Violent Crimes detectives are still investigating the circumst...Read more

Posted on: June 1, 2015

Missing father and children have been found

Todd Michael Monrean

Update:Update: The family has been located unharmed at Blue Lake Trailhead by Lane County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue. Their vehicle was broken down. The vehicle has been restarted and they will be returning to their home shortly.

Previous Infor...Read more

Posted on: May 22, 2015

Police Recover Multitude of Stolen Property

Yesterday, patrol officers in the 300 block area of Figueroa Street, observed a John Deere Gator Utility Vehicle parked alongside a residence, which had been painted blue. Upon further inspection, officers identified the vehicle and found that it was stol...Read more

Property Inventory Form
Posted on: May 18, 2015

Police Seek Help in Public Indecency Case

Yesterday, at approximately 7:56 p.m., police responded to 200 Silver Lane regarding a report of public indecency at the North Eugene High School tennis courts.

The male suspect is white, 5’8” tall, 180 pounds, and was wearing a blue baseball cap, blu...Read more

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Suspicious Male Tries to Contact Two Children at Park

Lane County Sheriff’s Office had a call at Emerald Park (on Lake Drive) today at about 1:30 p.m. of a suspicious male. The male reportedly was in a tree then jumped out at a 12-year-old boy and his 2nd grade cousin as they passed by. The male had a vehi...Read more

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Police arrest 17-year-old for Green Acres Chevron Armed Robbery

Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit detectives arrested a 17-year-old Eugene male in connection with the May 7 robbery of Chevron, 1033 Green Acres Road. Due to his juvenile status, his name is not being released.

On May 7, at about 2:45 a.m., officers ...Read more

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Motorcycle/Car Crash at Coburg and Crescent

Motorcycle-Car Crash on Coburg/Crescent (Sunday)
Case Number 15-07926

On Sunday, May 10, at 3:17 p.m., a motorcyclist, Bryan Wayne Leroy, age 59, was going northbound on Coburg Road. A blue 2014 Toyota Prius driven by James Austin Fraley, age 86, was...Read more

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Man from U.K. arrested in case of child sex as he attempts to re-enter the U.S.

Man from U.K. arrested in case of child sex as he attempts to re-enter the U.S.
Case 15-6119

Gareth Vincent Hall, age 22, who resides in the United Kingdom, was arrested on Saturday, May 2, at Chicago O’Hare Airport, as a result of an investigatio...Read more

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Police Investigate Assault in the First Degree

Eugene Police Officers responded to University District Hospital on May 5, 2015 @ 9:10 pm for a 47 year old female suffering from a large laceration on her left forearm. The investigation revealed Michael A. Gilmore, age 34, allegedly assaulted his estra...Read more

Posted on: May 4, 2015

EPD on the Beat - May 2015

May 1, at approximately 5:35 p.m., police responded to the area of W. 1st Avenue and Jefferson, regarding a fight in progress. Police received information that the involved subject was throwing bricks at people. When police arrived, they observed the susp...Read more

Posted on: May 4, 2015

Honoring Our Fallen Officers in Salem

Since Eugene hired the City’s first law enforcement officer in 1862, three officers have been killed in the line of duty.

Officer Chris Kilcullen, 43, was shot and killed during a traffic stop on I-105 and 52nd Street in Springfield, Oregon on Frida...Read more

Eugene Police Fallen Officers
Posted on: May 1, 2015

Unauthorized Use of Vehicle – Foot Pursuit

This afternoon at approximately 12:37 p.m., police responded to a report of an Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle in the area of Royal and Echo Hollow. The suspect returned the vehicle to the residence a short time later and fled on foot.

Police officers ...Read more

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Devos Officer-involved shooting - Link to 9-1-1 tape, investigation file, news conference footage

At 3 p.m. today the District Attorney presented his findings regarding the March 30, 2015, officer-involved shooting. The Interagency Deadly Use of Force Team (IDFIT) investigated the shooting and provided the case to the DA for review.

To access a cop...Read more

Link to OIS review materials and video
Posted on: May 1, 2015

Spring Football – More fun with tips for avoiding traffic, thefts and expensive alcohol violations

EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
May 1, 2015For further information, contact:
Melinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124John Hankemeier, Public Information Coordinator, 541.682.5197

Spring Football – More fun with tips for ...Read more

Posted on: April 29, 2015

Alton Baker Dispute Results in Arrests

At 9:08 a.m. police were called to a dispute in a remote, wooded-area of Alton Baker park, along the river. A male and female who were camping in the area, had been in a verbal dispute. When officers arrived to check on the pair, a noise like gunshots wer...Read more

Posted on: April 27, 2015

Elaborate Nation-wide Wire Transfer Scams

In recent weeks, Eugene Police have received information about elaborate scams that are costing hundreds of millions in dollars to people nationwide.

In one of these recent scams, EPD learned of a person who lost tens of thousands of dollars from thei...Read more

Posted on: April 17, 2015

2015 National Volunteer Week Celebration

The Eugene Police Department currently has 73 volunteers, ranging from ages 21 to 89. In 2014, the amount of hours worked by EPD volunteers totaled nearly 17,000 hours. Today, we celebrated with our volunteers.

Sponsored by the Points of Light Foundati...Read more

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Can you ID these suspects?

Suspects using credit card

Police seeking tips – Can you identify these suspects?
Case Number 15-4620

Please take a look at these photos and let us know if you recognize the individuals. These are surveillance photos from March 18, where suspects are using a victim’s credit car...Read more

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Distracted Driving Awareness - Targeted Enforcement

In an effort to increase safety for all drivers on the road, and create awareness of distracted driving, last year, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, designated April as national “Distracted Driving Awareness” month. In participat...Read more

Distracted Driving PSA
Posted on: April 14, 2015

Circle K Robbery

Circle K Robbery
Case 15-06219

Early this morning, at 2:45, Eugene Police patrol officers and a K-9 unit responded to the Circle K, 296 E. 13th Avenue, for a robbery that had just occurred. A male suspect had entered the store and demanded money f...Read more

Posted on: April 13, 2015

We are seeing uptick in unlocked door/open window burglaries

As weather heats up, people have been leaving their windows open and doors unlocked. We have had six burglaries reported in two days, April 11 and April 12. These occurred in the off-campus area when people were inside sleeping.

It is a good time to ...Read more

Posted on: April 10, 2015

Party Responsibly - Unruly Gathering Notice to a Residence, Civil Penalty to Another

To increase safety and prevent and respond proactively to potential alcohol and behavior problems related to partying, Eugene Police worked in the West and South University area this past weekend.

On Saturday night, Eugene Police responded to an unrul...Read more

Posted on: April 6, 2015

Unknown Man Exhibiting Suspicious Behavior Around Female Teens

On April 2 and again on April 4, a male driver, who appears to be in his 50s, was seen watching a 16-year-old female in the 2100 block of Onyx Street. He was driving a truck with a bed liner, that has slight damage to the rear passenger side. The truck is...Read more

Posted on: April 3, 2015

Community Forum on Gang Activity

Eugene Police Department and the City Human Rights & Neighborhood Involvement are holding a Gang Activity Community Forum.

The forum will address concerns about graffiti and gang activity in Eugene.

• WHEN: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., on Wednesday, Ap...Read more

Posted on: April 2, 2015

Detectives arrest burglary suspect shown in video posted online

Tuesday, Eugene Police released a video to the media asking for public’s help identifying a burglary suspect. The video shows the suspect entering a room at the top of a flight of stairs in a residence on Sunset Drive, while armed with a large knife in hi...Read more

Posted on: April 2, 2015

Key Bank Robbed

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Key Bank Robbery
Incident Number 15-074588

Key Bank, 2995 Hilyard, was robbed at gunpoint at 9:14 a.m. today. The suspect fled with cash into the trees at Amazon Park.

Police are searching for the suspect, who is described as a white male in his...Read more

Posted on: April 1, 2015

Chief Pete Kerns provided details of officer-involved shooting at 2248 Devos

Today Chief Pete Kerns provided details of the officer-involved shooting at 2248 Devos.

Details of Incident:

At 5:06 p.m. on March 29, Central Lane 9-1-1 received a call from a local therapist, who had a client on the phone in emotional distress a...Read more

Posted on: March 31, 2015

Detectives looking for information in Burglary (Video - links)

Last week, Property Crimes detectives received information and video of a burglary that happened on Sunset Drive, near the University of Oregon campus, directly to the east. The incident happened on the second story of a two-level residence and was captur...Read more

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Officer-involved Shooting

Officer-Involved Shooting
Case 15-5347

3/31/15 at 2:30 p.m. - Due to family notifications and out-of-state family, we are delaying release of any further information so the family can be provided information before it is released publicly. We anticip...Read more

Posted on: March 27, 2015

Sushi Seoul burglarized early this morning

Sushi Seoul Burglary
Case Number 15-5114

At 3:20 this morning, a call came in regarding a possible burglary in progress at the Sushi Seoul Restaurant, 2532 Willakenzie. Bi-Mart employees had observed two males leaving the business through a front do...Read more

Posted on: March 27, 2015

Strange Prize Scam - Victim called by "Police" from "spoofed" number

Yesterday, a potential victim of a strange ‘prize scam’ did the right thing and independently verified information when she received a phone call telling her she won a prize.

The bottom line in the “Prize Scam” is that if you have to pay money to win ...Read more

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Sex Abuse in the Third Degree

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Yesterday around 4:53, p.m., police arrested Jeffrey Michael Williams, age 66, of Eugene for Sex Abuse in the Third Degree. Williams was arrested in relation to an incident that occurred in the lobby of a local restaurant on February 14, in which a teenag...Read more

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Come by the donation “castle” at EPD’s front counter to donate to the Princess for a Day event

Foster care can be difficult, and A Family for Every Child is having a "princess party" in May, for girls in Foster care. They need donated dresses, tiaras, boas, fairy wings, wands, shoes, and jewelry to help make it a special day and to make each girl f...Read more

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Man Charged in Wrong Way, High Speed DUII Single-Vehicle Crash

At 12:53 this morning, Eugene Police officers were called to Wal-Mart, 4550 W. 11th Avenue, regarding single car rollover crash. The driver, Sergio Mares-Velasco, age 24, of Eugene, was driving his vehicle westbound, at an estimated 60-70 m.p.h., down the...Read more

Posted on: March 17, 2015

EPD on the Beat March 2015

March 15, at approximately 11:39 p.m., police responded to the Blind Pig, at 2750 Roosevelt Blvd, regarding a disorderly trespasser who was reportedly refusing to leave. When officers arrived, they contacted the suspect outside the business, Skyler Michae...Read more

Posted on: March 15, 2015

Police Respond to Call Regarding Disorderly Teens Under Influence of Drug

Officers were dispatched to disorderly juveniles in the 2900 block of Summit Terrace Drive around 5:08 a.m. today. While they were enroute, dispatch advised the officers that two teen males had taken an unknown drug at another location and when they arriv...Read more

Posted on: March 13, 2015

Driver attempts to assault officer during traffic stop

Driver Attempts to Assault Officer in an Effort to Escape
Case No. 15-4261

A driver who was stopped for expired vehicle registration attempted to assault a Eugene police officer conducting a routine traffic stop. The officer observed Barney Buse, ...Read more

Posted on: March 11, 2015

Two Men Arrested During Online Sexual Corruption of a Minor Sting

Today, the Eugene Police Patrol and Special Investigations Unit teamed up for Online Sexual Corruption of a Minor enforcement effort. Two people were arrested today. In each case the suspect has solicited a sexual act online knowing the “girl” was only 1...Read more

Posted on: March 2, 2015

STOP! LOOK! And LISTEN! Eugene Safety Town A Child Accident Prevention Program

What: Eugene Police child safety program for children entering kindergarten in the fall
When: Weekdays July 13 – July 24, either, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m., or 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Where: Eugene Christian School, 2895 Chad Dr. (Across from Costco), Eugene 97408...Read more

More Information
Posted on: February 27, 2015

Lost Dog Apprehended by Police

Lost Dog Apprehended by Police

Photo of Dog: https://eugene.craigslist.org/laf/4910311074.html

Officers clearing from a call this morning near Beltline and River Avenue noticed a black and white Chihuahua dog in the yard at Delta Sand and Gravel. ...Read more

Posted on: February 27, 2015

Mom thanks officer and relative posts photo to Facebook

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A note came in for an officer who, on February 25, 2015, had just finished a call when he spotted a little boy playing with sidewalk chalk outside. The officer took a few minutes and drew pictures with the boy. What he didn’t know was the little boy was a...Read more

Posted on: February 25, 2015

February 24, Robbery at GJ's Smoke Shop

Tuesday afternoon, Eugene Police arrested Travis Gregory Brumwell, 21, of Oakridge, following a 911 call from an employee at GJ’s Smoke Shop on 4726 Royal Avenue. At approximately 2:21 p.m. The employee called 911 and reported being robbed at knife-point ...Read more

Posted on: February 25, 2015

Ridgeline Leash Law Enforcement

Incidents regarding dogs off leash in the Ridgeline Trail System have caused concern for people who use the park and property owners who live in the vicinity of the park. There has been an increase in complaints in regard to people who use the trail and p...Read more

Dog Leash - Signage
Posted on: February 24, 2015

Bethel Area Animal Welfare Case Information

After a local media report about a dog who was reported to possibly be neglected, there have been people concerned about the dog. Eugene Animal Welfare would like to clarify information about the dog and its situation.

On February 3 - there was a singl...Read more

Posted on: February 23, 2015

UPDATE: Man Arrested After Crashing Stolen Vehicle at 18th Avenue/Lawrence Street

CASE NUMBER 15-03704

Joseph Lee Umphrey, age 32, of Eugene has been arrested after a crash this morning at 18th and Lawrence St. and is being charged with Unauthorized Use of Vehicle, Elude by Vehicle, Elude by Foot, Driving While Suspended Felony, Hit...Read more

Posted on: February 4, 2015

EPD on the Beat February 2015

February 21, at approximately 12:48 p.m., police responded to the report of a hit and run crash at the Burger King on 15 Division Avenue. During the investigation, officers received information that the suspect, Reid Stephen Brown, age 63, of Eugene, drov...Read more

Posted on: February 23, 2015

Traffic Advisory: 18th Avenue and Lawrence St. Emerg. Vehicles responding to crash

Travelers are asked to avoid 18th Avenue and Lawrence. One lane of traffic is currently closed due to a crash that involved a stolen vehicle. EPD and Fire are responding to the incident, which happened around 11:40 a.m.

The area will be closed for an u...Read more

Posted on: February 18, 2015

Extensive Graffiti Reported in Barger Area

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As many as 15 residents in the neighborhood of Hilton and Nebraska southeast of Royal and Beltline woke up to find tagging containing racial slurs, profanities and other graphic content on their vehicles and homes this morning and reported it. The tagging...Read more

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Missing Person - Noah Michael Dewitt

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On February 14, 2015, around 2 a.m. Noah Michael Dewitt, age 24, left the home of a friend on W. 27th Avenue, on foot. Dewitt was reported missing by the friend, who said that he was apparently in distress, which increases the concern for the subject’s we...Read more

Posted on: February 13, 2015

US Bank Robbed at Gunpoint

The US Bank at 99 E 17th was robbed at gunpoint at 6:02 this evening. The suspect fled with cash. He is described as a male, with average build, black sunglasses, and a black bandana. He was last seen wearing a purple hoodie.

If anyone has information...Read more

Posted on: February 13, 2015

Police investigate shooting at Hwy. 99 and Roosevelt

Update:
Arrested was Dyllon Matthew Welker, age 22, one count of Assault in the First Degree

If anyone witnessed the shooting or has relevant information for this case they are asked to please call Detective Mel Thompson at 541.682.5187 or Detective ...Read more

Posted on: February 12, 2015

Police Warn About Possible Personal Safety Issue Regarding Females Being Followed by Males in Suspi

Suspicious Conditions
Eugene Police are continuing to receive disturbing calls regarding women and girls being followed by suspicious male subjects in vehicles. A summary is provided here of recent cases, including more details of two cases noted in a Eu...Read more

Posted on: February 13, 2015

Police investigate shooting at Hwy. 99 and Roosevelt

Eugene Police are investigating a shooting that occurred shortly after 6 p.m. today in a parking lot at Hwy. 99 and Roosevelt. An 18-year-old man was shot and the shooter fled on foot. The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he is being treated.
...Read more

Posted on: February 10, 2015

Online Fraud - Rental/ Real Estate Scams

On February 5, 2015, police received information about a fraud incident where the suspect, Richard Ray Prozinski, age 51, attempted to rent a property listed online. The victim contacted the suspect, and informed him that they were interested in renting t...Read more

Consumer Information
Posted on: February 10, 2015

Suspicious Conditions

In the last week, police have received information about a white jeep, possibly a 2001 to 2002 model, in the area of 22nd Avenue and Olive Street. The vehicle is reported to have followed a female on each occurrence and the driver of the vehicle is report...Read more

Posted on: February 9, 2015

Man apprehended after trying to get into Target Store

At 8:01 a.m., today, February 9, a male, who said he was armed with a gun, tried to get into the Target store, 4575 W. 11th Avenue, while employees were arriving for work. He fled on a bicycle. Police were called to the store and began looking for him. Ri...Read more

Posted on: February 9, 2015

Fatal Crash - Oak Street and E. 20th Avenue

Fatal Crash – Oak Street/ E. 20th Avenue
Case #15-02211

The Major Collision Investigations team is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and a St. Vincent DePaul tractor trailer truck that happened at approximately 10:19 a.m. this morning...Read more

Posted on: February 6, 2015

DUII Saturation Patrols

The Eugene Police Department will partner with Oregon State Police and the Springfield Police Department to provide DUII saturation patrols throughout the weekend. People attending the KLCC Microbrew Festival, are encouraged to practice safety, be respons...Read more

Posted on: January 29, 2015

Woman Reports Unknown Man Tried to Persuade Her to Get Into His Vehicle

On Wednesday, January 28, at 5:20 p.m., a woman called 9-1-1 to report a troubling encounter with a male who tried to talk her into his vehicle near 24th and Patterson, then got mad when she refused.

She reported the male, was pulling out of a day car...Read more

Posted on: January 28, 2015

Man Arrested for DUII After Motorists Call 9-1-1

Man Arrested for DUII After Other Motorists Call 9-1-1
Case Number 15-01483

Last night, January 27, at 11:06 p.m., motorists began calling 9-1-1 to report a reckless, possibly DUII driver, who was speeding, swerving into oncoming traffic and running o...PSA

Please don't drink and drive PSA
Posted on: January 26, 2015

Attempted Street Robbery at E. 17th and Patterson

On Sunday, January 25, three females report being approached by an armed suspect who tried to rob them at approximately 12:30 a.m. near E. 17th Avenue and Patterson.

A 19-year-old female with two other female friends, also in their late teens, were wa...Read more

Posted on: December 3, 2014

Details of Military Surplus Provided to EPD (1033 Program)

Eugene Police Department was able to obtain through grants approximately four 1033 surplus program items. Essentially, the few items Eugene Police has are pieces of equipment that it would have had to purchase at taxpayer expense, but that was acquired at...Read more

1033 Program Information
Posted on: January 19, 2015

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You Should be a Cop!
It’s More than a Career, It is an honorExplore Policing at Career Night on January 28

You should be a cop! If you are someone who can perform multiple tasks with ease, you are calm under pressure, you are a good communicator ...For info or to apply...

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Posted on: January 6, 2015

EPD on the Beat January 2015

January 22 - December 8, 2014, at approximately 11:56 p.m., police responded to an apartment at 90 Commons Drive, regarding a possible robbery in-progress. The suspect left before officers arrived, but information for a possible suspect was found and off...Read more

Posted on: December 23, 2014

I-105/Delta Crash Investigation

Monday at approximately 9:15 p.m., Steven Jay Neer, age 55, of Eugene, was issued a citation for Reckless Driving. The court date for the citation is February 11, 2015.

DEC. 23, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE
Police are investigating an officer-involved crash ...Read more

Posted on: January 19, 2015

Involved Vehicle from Home Invasion Robbery - Have you seen this car?

Suspect Camry

At 3:56 this afternoon, this snapshot was taken just after a home invasion robbery in the Goodpasture Island Road area. The car is an early to mid-90s light-blue or teal-green Toyota Camry four-door, possibly with a stuffed duck in the back window. The li...Read more

Posted on: January 9, 2015

Man arrested for Stalking

SUMMARY: Yesterday at approximately 10:30 p.m., Gabriel James MacIsaac, 40, was arrested by Eugene Police at the Eugene Airport for Misdemeanor Stalking.

Officers arrested MacIsaac, of Eugene, after repeated unwanted contact with a 12-year-old female, ...Read more

Posted on: January 9, 2015

Keep Celebrations Enjoyable for All - Party Safely and Responsibly

The UO Ducks going for the National Championship on January 12 is a reason to celebrate! It’s a historic milestone for our university and city. Win or lose, emotions in these big games can run high. Most fans react to the outcome in responsible and accept...Read more

Posted on: December 31, 2014

Here is the week's look at some of the crime stats and activity in Eugene

Using the link, below, you can review some of the city’s public safety indicators:
• property crimes in the city by beat• top areas of interest
• Downtown Calls for Service• DLP (property crimes) Crime Rates and Calls for Service for Suspicious Act...Read more

DLP Report
Posted on: December 30, 2014

Fireworks not legal unless used between June 23 and July 6, and December 31 and January 1.

June 24, 2014, the Eugene City Council approved two City Code changes to address the pervasive use of fireworks, which raises many concerns for the safety and wel-lbeing of animals, senior citizens, military veterans, refugees, and community members at la...Read more

Posted on: December 23, 2014

Police Seeking Carjacked Vehicle - Black Honda Civic 2-door License ZQP 820

Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a black, two-door Honda Civic, License plate ZQP 820, which was involved in a carjacking at E. 15th Avenue and Mill Street at 10:18 a.m. today.

A college student was robbed of his vehicle at knife-...Read more

Posted on: December 22, 2014

EPD on the Beat - December 2014

EPD on the Beat December

At 4:48 a.m. on Dec. 22, a 29-year-old man was leaving the Horsehead Tavern at 800 Willamette Street when he reports he was grabbed from behind by an unknown male. Another male approached him from the front and kicked and punc...Read more

Posted on: December 21, 2014

Woman who reported robbery and kidnap cited for false report

EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
Dec. 21,2014

Robbery/kidnap Reported by Woman Case No. 14-21862

Update: Today, Decmeber 23, Update: Jami Louise Cameron, age 35, of Cottage Grove, who reported the kidnap/robbery, was cited for Initiating a False Report....Read more

Posted on: December 18, 2014

Help us identify the armed robber of Little Caesars Pizza

Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit detectives are releasing a composite sketch and some surveillance video to try and help solve the robbery of Little Caesars Pizza, 1711 Willamette, on Monday, Dec. 15, at 8 p.m..

On December 15, Little Caesars Pizza was robbed by a suspect with a handgun, who fled with cash. This robbery may be linked to another robbery, that of Big Town Hero, 2866 Crescent, on November 30. Surveillance video from that robbery is attached.

The suspect is described as a white male, age 40 to 50, 5’10” tall, with scraggly grey hair and scraggly beard. He was last seen wearing a dark green mid-hip length cloth-like coat and tan pants. He fled to the west towards Willamette.

If anyone has tips in this case, they are asked to please contact Detective Jed McGuire at 541.682.6308.

Download a full-size, printable PDF of theView the Surveillance Video

View the Surveillance Video
Posted on: November 10, 2014

The Week's Look at Some Eugene Crime Stats and Activity

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 what kinds of preventive actio...Read more

Crime Stats Weekly
Posted on: December 16, 2014

Holiday Property Crime - Package Theft

Recently, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office has sent out information about a white pickup truck in the Santa Clara area that is associated with several package thefts. Because of the increase in property crime during the holiday season and the proximity to...Read more

Posted on: December 13, 2014

Power Outage Affecting Traffic Signals

EUGENE POLICE NEWS
Contact: 541.682.5155December 13, 2014

Power Outage - Use Caution at Intersections

There are multiple utility sub stations down with no current estimated time for resolution. Please treat all affected intersections as four-way ...Read more

Posted on: December 12, 2014

Looking for Man Sporting a Mohawk in the 29th and Parkway Area - Associated with Stolen Vehicle

At 7:26 this morning, officers responding to a call for service encountered a vehicle that was stolen and occupied. One of the suspects in the vehicle eluded police on foot and they are now looking for him.

The suspect is described as a white male i...Read more

Posted on: December 11, 2014

Police Locate “Wanted” Driver in Coburg Road Area

Police Locate “Wanted” Driver in Coburg Road Area
Case 14-21355

This morning at 10:14, an EPD Downtown Bike Team officer attempted to stop a vehicle occupied by a male driver and two passengers. The vehicle fled, but the officer was able to identify t...Read more

Posted on: December 11, 2014

Little Caesars Pizza Robbery

Robbery at Little Caesars
1050 Green Acres RoadIncident No. 14-280070

At 12:45 p.m. today, Little Caesars, 1050 Green Acres Road, was robbed at gunpoint of cash and a pizza. Police are responding.

The suspect is described as a clean shaven, whi...Read more

Posted on: December 10, 2014

Eugene man arrested for First Degree Sodomy - Case No. 14-21236

On December 9, 2014, Brian Jeffrey Boe, age 28, was arrested and lodged at the Lane County Jail on charges of Sodomy in the First Degree.

A Eugene Police detective began an investigation of Boe after a photo was found depicting him sodomizing a toddle...Read more

Posted on: December 9, 2014

Ferry Street Bridge – Enforcement Operation

Due to the continued high crash-rate near the Ferry Street Bridge, the Traffic Enforcement Unit will focus on violations on Coburg Road between MLK Jr. Blvd. and W. 8th Avenue. In addition to the standard traffic violations, TEU officers will focus specif...Read more

Posted on: December 8, 2014

Active shooter training in Eugene - Registration information and links

SUMMARY: The Eugene Police Department and the ALICE Training Institute have teamed up to bring ALICE Instructor Training to Eugene at the Emergency Services Training Center on 1705 W. 2nd Ave. on March 2, and March 3. This two day instructor course is des...Read more

Posted on: December 8, 2014

Don't let criminal grinches steal holiday cheer

The Eugene Police Crime Prevention Unit wants students to protect their property over the holiday break and raise awareness of property crime issues and the avenues to report suspicious behavior.

Statistically, the Eugene Police Department is aware t...Read more

Posted on: December 8, 2014

B&B Distributors Armed Robbery

At 8:30 this morning, 9-1-1 received a call regarding an armed robbery at B&B Distributors, 710 W. 6th Avenue. The suspect used a gun to rob the establishment of DVDs. Police are responded and witnesses provided good descriptions of the suspect.

The ...Read more

Posted on: December 3, 2014

Update to incident in area of Tyler and 7th

UPDATE: The initial reports received by police were alarming and the response considered high-risk due to the presence of a baby and possible weapons. Police resources were sent to the area, including Crisis Negotiation Team and SWAT. The team's efforts ...Read more

Posted on: December 3, 2014

Robbery at Subway Restaurant on 6th Avenue

This morning around 8:40 a.m., the Subway restaurant on 490 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 was described as 6-feet-tall, wearing...Read more

Posted on: December 3, 2014

Police Responding to incident in area of Tyler and 7th Avenue

At approximately 8:12 a.m. this morning, police received reports of an armed man with a gun, holding a baby, and chasing a woman in the area of Tyler and 7th Avenue.

The Crisis Negotiation team and SWAT were called out, and are attempting to make cont...Read more

Posted on: December 1, 2014

Robbery Sunday at Big Town Hero on Crescent Avenue

Eugene Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at Big Town Hero, 2866 Crescent Avenue in Eugene at 4:39 p.m. Sunday. The suspect was described as a white male approximately 25-35 years, 5’8” – 6”, & 190-210 pounds. He was last seen wearing a da...Read more

Posted on: December 1, 2014

Preliminary info on shooting downtown

Information is limited at this time and the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident please call 541-682-5111.

Posted on: November 26, 2014

DUII saturation patrols will search out intoxicated drivers until the end of the month

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 vehicle that is reported as a pos...Read more

Posted on: November 26, 2014

Make Sure Your Packages Don’t End Up in the Hands of Thieves

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 conscious of the associated risks. P...Read more

Posted on: November 3, 2014

EPD on the Beat November 2014

November 21

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 22, of Coquille, eventually cras...Read more

Posted on: November 21, 2014

Woman Robbed Near 4100 Block of Aerial Way

Woman Robbed Near 4100 Block of Aerial Way
Case 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 Medical Clinic at 4135 Aerial Way,...Read more

Posted on: November 19, 2014

Robbery at 76 Gas Station

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 was described as 6-feet-tall, me...Read more

Posted on: November 18, 2014

Rape-Coburg Rd. Area

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 knife, took the victim to nearby bu...Read more

Posted on: November 18, 2014

I couldn’t fall prey to a scam!

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 might be more vulnerable to a sc...Scams

Scams
Posted on: November 17, 2014

Commendations from the Public - October

A same of those commendations

October 2014

The Eugene Police Department received 30 commendations from citizens in October, 2014. Below is a sample of those commendations.

• Officers were commended by the Bethel School District Superintende...Commendations

Commendations
Posted on: November 12, 2014

Four Tips to Help You Prevent Traffic Crashes

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 reduce crashes by eliminating ...Read more

Crash Reduction PDF/Links
Posted on: November 14, 2014

Beware the Scare-Tactic Scammers

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 hear of scams in which the per...Read more

Posted on: November 14, 2014

Boy Reports Attempted Abduction

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 official that while riding his b...Read more

Posted on: November 12, 2014

Murder Investigation

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 examiner later determined that ...Read more

Posted on: November 5, 2014

Three Juveniles Arrested for North Eugene High School Arson

Three Juveniles Arrested for North Eugene High School Arson
Case 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 evacuated as Eugene-Springfield F...Read more

Posted on: November 5, 2014

Bicylist Knocks 8-year-old Boy Down in Walk Your Wheels Zone

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. A bicyclist, Tyler Samuel Rhode...Read more

Posted on: November 5, 2014

Assault near West Bank bike path

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 been assaulted and the campsite o...Read more

Posted on: November 5, 2014

Walk Your Wheels – Signage Going Up in Downtown Area

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 designated area downtown. Some new dis...Read more

Posted on: November 4, 2014

Roommate Stabbed in Dispute

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, age 33. The victim reported to...Read more

Posted on: November 4, 2014

Oregon Community Credit Union Robbery

Oregon Community Credit Union Robbery
Incident 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, 5’10” tall, with short dark hair, ...Read more

Posted on: November 3, 2014

Cougar Spotted in Hendrick's Park Area by Two Officers

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 standing in the street on Fairmount Bl...Read more

Posted on: November 3, 2014

Fatal Crash at W. 7th/Charnelton-Olive

EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
November 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 occurred on W. 7th between Charnelto...Read more

Posted on: October 31, 2014

Woman Awakes to Burglar Climbing in Her Bed, Police Receive Two Additional Reports

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 bedroom. She challenged him and...Read more

Posted on: October 2, 2014

EPD On-the-Beat October 2014

October 31
The 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 streets were filled with what ...Read more

Posted on: October 30, 2014

Investigators Looking for Information

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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. Evidence recovered suggests th...Read more

Posted on: October 28, 2014

Santa Clara/ River Road Garage Door Burglaries

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.

Burglaries that occur from unforced ...Read more

Posted on: October 28, 2014

Halloween Safety Tips

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 well-lighted doorstep and yard, and to...Read more

Posted on: October 28, 2014

Halloween Reminder to Partier

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.

To prevent and res...Read more

Posted on: October 24, 2014

Sex Abuse Suspect Arrested, Police Seek Information

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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, Sodomy in the Second Degree, Ra...Read more

Posted on: October 23, 2014

Springfield Man Arrested for Drive-By Shooting Incident

Arrest in drive-by shooting
Case 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 week. Victor Hugo Martinez, age ...Read more

Posted on: October 17, 2014

Public Advisory - Central Lane NON-emergency Line Equipment Issue

Non-emergency Line Equipment Delay – Directions for Public Calls

Central Lane 9-1-1’s NON-emergency line (541-682-5111) has an equipment issue with a delay in access to the phone tree. When people call that line, 541-682-5111, they will get silence fo...Read more

Posted on: October 20, 2014

Lane County and Eugene Joint Crisis Negotiation Team Takes Honors

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 Negotiations Teams (CNT) attended t...Read more

Posted on: October 16, 2014

Umpqua Bank Robbery at Valley River Drive

Umpqua Bank Robbery
Case 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, with a medium build, short crew-...Read more

Posted on: October 14, 2014

Suspect in 'Spencer's Butte Vehicle Break-ins' Arrested

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. Walters was located with his vehic...Read more

Posted on: October 13, 2014

EPD Cold Case Squad Seeking Public Tip in 1974 Case

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 AM

Subject: Authorities in Vancouver,...Read more

Posted on: October 13, 2014

Thinking about a new career? Check out Eugene Police Officer Career Night

EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
October 13, 2014For further information, contact:
Melinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124John Hankemeier, Public Information Coordinator, at 541 .682.5197

Is a Career in Law Enforcemen...VIDEOS

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Posted on: October 10, 2014

Umpqua Bank Robbery at 59 E. 11th Avenue

Bank Robbery – Umpqua Bank
Case 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 conducted a search with negative res...Read more

Posted on: October 9, 2014

Man to be Arraigned Today in 2008 Rape of 12-year-old at Alton Baker Park

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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 Degree.

On December 31, a 12-ye...Read more

Posted on: October 2, 2014

Police Seek Public's Help to Locate Stolen Painting

Stolen Painting.jpg

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 public’s help to locate the paintin...Read more

Posted on: October 1, 2014

Thursday Night Football Travel Information

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 traveling in the area in the hours befo...Read more

Posted on: October 1, 2014

UPDATE: 'Locked Out of Car Thief'

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 Whitney, age, 27, of Eugene, wa...Read more

Posted on: September 3, 2014

EPD On the Beat - September 2014

September 30

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,’ Kaylynn Colleen Whitney, age, 27,...Read more

Posted on: September 29, 2014

'Locked Out of Car, Thief'

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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 a ride to the area of Malabon E...Read more

Posted on: September 26, 2014

Results from Weekend - Party Safe, Party Responsibly Patrols

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 contacted/warned or other.

The most com...Read more

Posted on: September 26, 2014

Beware the Scare-Tactic Scammers

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 money for bail, or a similar cau...Read more

Posted on: September 26, 2014

DUII Saturation Patrols - Back-to-School Weekend

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 as a possible DUII, regardless...Read more

Posted on: September 24, 2014

Beware Ecstasy "Candy"

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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 violation of park rules, Bradley Lyndo...Read more

Posted on: September 22, 2014

Crisis Intervention Training Goes Regional

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 county-wide. September 23 – 26th, ...Read more

Posted on: September 19, 2014

Failure to stop for bus safety lights

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 the drivers who have failed to ...Read more

Posted on: September 19, 2014

Internet Crimes Against Children Arrests

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 Investigations Unit teamed up for...Read more

Posted on: September 18, 2014

Missing Person - Found by Oregon State Police near Burns

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 recognized the vehicle and subje...Read more

Posted on: September 18, 2014

Missing Person

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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 that he suffers from a medical c...Read more

Posted on: September 16, 2014

Morning Crash on Eastbound Beltline Update

Traffic Blocked on EB Beltline at NW Expressway
Case 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 witnesses, a silver 1992 Dodge...Read more

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Citizen tip leads to arrest of one of New York’s Most Wanted Fugitives

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. Marryshow was wanted in connection...Read more

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Eugene Police Arrest Suspect Involved In Rape Case No. #14-15616

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 been beaten and raped by an un...Read more

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Girl Reports Suspicious Man Tried to Talk Her into His Van

Case No. 14-15512
Today, 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 to go in his van yesterday at ...Read more

Posted on: September 11, 2014

Boots and Badges - Blood Drive

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 blood to support the Lane Bloo...Read more

Boots and Badges - Video link
Posted on: September 10, 2014

Don't Let Scare-Tactic Scammers Fool You

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 scams try to alarm you or scare you...Read more

Posted on: September 10, 2014

All lanes on Hwy 99 overpass near Roosevelt Blvd have reopened.

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 responded. All lanes and railr...Read more

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Hwy. 99 overpass, near Roosevelt Blvd. Shut Down Both Directions - Grassfire

Traffic Advisory
Hwy. 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 a grassfire in the area. Trave...Read more

Posted on: September 9, 2014

Patrols at Maurie Jacobs Park

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 quality of the park was deterio...Read more

Posted on: September 8, 2014

Truck Inspections Today near Coburg Road and Fox Meadow

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, September 8, in the Coburg Road ...Read more

Posted on: September 5, 2014

Prevention Works. Let's Repeat! UO Game Day and Spencer Butte Parking Theft Prevention

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 volunteers) to prevent vehicle brea...Read more

Posted on: September 2, 2014

Focus! Traffic Safety as Children Return to School

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 caution, especially near schools. ...Read more

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Homemade bombs found detonated in north Gilham neighborhood

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 been seen recently in the same n...Read more

Posted on: August 28, 2014

UO Football Game Day Driving Tips

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 risk of traffic crashes.

1.)...Read more

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Spencer's Butte Vehicle Break-ins

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 thefts have happened in the hours n...Read more

Posted on: August 26, 2014

Custodial Interference - man possibly fleeing out of country with 4 children

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Eugene Police News Release
August 26, 2014For further information, contact: Ofc. Robert Rosales 541.682.5111
Melinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124John Hankemeier, Public Information Coordinator, 541.682.5197

Cust...Read more

Posted on: August 26, 2014

Top 10 Most Stolen Vehicles in America

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 Pickup (Full Size) (26,494)5. T...Read more

Posted on: August 26, 2014

Click-it or Ticket

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 campaign is a state-wide selective tr...Read more

Posted on: August 22, 2014

UPDATE: Information sought in Dean Eric Sweeden Death Investigation

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 called. Our officers were dispatch...Read more

Posted on: August 22, 2014

UPDATE: Barricaded Suspect Safely Taken into Custody

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 come out of her apartment to smo...Read more

Posted on: August 21, 2014

Barricaded Suspect Safely Taken into Custody

Suspect Safely Taken into Custody on Felony Charges
Case 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 6:04 this evening. Kevin Scott...Read more

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Police Investigate Man’s Death - Case No. 14-14013

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. The man has been identified a...Read more

Posted on: August 6, 2014

EPD-on-the-Beat August 2014

August 31
Randall 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 two people nearby, he fled. A p...Read more

Posted on: August 7, 2014

Fox Hollow Road Fire Update

FOX HOLLOW ROAD FIRE UPDATE
Fire 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 overhaul and initial fire-cause inv...Read more

Posted on: August 7, 2014

House fire - near Spencer's Butte Traffic Advisory

CENTRAL LANE 9-1-1 NEWS RELEASE
CONTACT: 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 fire in the 32000 block of Fox Hollo...Read more

Posted on: July 31, 2014

Police Determine Man's Death in Danebo Area Consistent with Being Run Over by a Vehicle

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 incident occurred around 11:00 p.m., Wed...Read more

Posted on: August 5, 2014

Quick Capture: Harry Richie's Robbery Suspect

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 Center Security and store employees ...Read more

Posted on: July 17, 2014

EPD On-the-Beat July 2014

July 31

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 police were called to contact ...Read more

Posted on: July 24, 2014

Eugene Marathon - Traffic and course details

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.

Course Details

The marathon race course has three distinct sections: the Eugene street section, the Springfield s...Read more

Posted on: July 23, 2014

Police Looking for Information

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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 café area. While in the café, the ...Read more

Posted on: July 23, 2014

Burglary Prevention Tips

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 open or unlocked doors or windows...Read more

Posted on: July 22, 2014

Subway Sandwich Shop at W. 18th Robbed

Subway Robbery
Case 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 seen wearing a black baseball hat...Read more

Posted on: July 17, 2014

Fire Update -

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 been lifted with the exception o...Read more

Posted on: July 17, 2014

Fire Evacuation for 1-mile radius within 26th and M

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 started at about 4:41 p.m. No other...Read more

Posted on: July 17, 2014

Fire at Springfield Forest Products (posted for Eugene-Springfield Fire)

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 people to stay out of the area.. ...Read more

Posted on: July 15, 2014

Beltline/I-105 Enforcement - Following too closely

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 certain violations continue to be a...Read more

Posted on: July 14, 2014

Safety Town - Opening Ceremonies

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 “opening ceremony,” where Chief Kern...Read more

Posted on: July 9, 2014

Special Olympics Torch Run

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 Torch through Oregon to raise awa...Read more

Posted on: July 8, 2014

Will your kids' car seats protect them in a crash?

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 Ave

WHO: Certified child ...Read more

Posted on: July 7, 2014

Fireworks not legal unless used between June 23 and July 6, and December 31 and January 1

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. This year, more emphasis was place...Read more

Posted on: July 7, 2014

Results of DUII Enforcement July 4th

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, and today reported the results of...Read more

Posted on: July 3, 2014

Butte to Butte Traffic

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 race will begin at 8:00 a.m. a...Read more

Posted on: July 2, 2014

"No Refusal," further details and clarification

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 the year, police officers seek ...Read more

Posted on: June 30, 2014

Protect Your Pets During July 4

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 noises and large gatherings of famil...Read more

Posted on: June 25, 2014

"No Refusal," July 4, DUII Enforcement

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 latest enforcement strategy is one ...Read more

Posted on: June 24, 2014

Fireworks enforcement and ordinance change

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 veterans, refugees, and community memb...Read more

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Posted on: June 19, 2014

Traffic Signal Pole Replacement


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.

Posted on: June 17, 2014

Child safety seat check-up event - Valley River Center

WHAT: Child safety seat check-up event

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 safety technicians will help insta...Read more

Posted on: April 28, 2014

Traffic Enforcement Unit to focus on areas of high crash-rates

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 focused on the following violatio...Read more

Posted on: June 6, 2014

EPD On-the-Beat June 2014

June 5

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 encircling the officer with his fists ra...Read more

Posted on: June 6, 2014

Teen Reports Attempted Abduction - Police Seeing Witness Help

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 break free, run to her vehicle, an...Read more

Posted on: May 2, 2014

EPD On-the-Beat - May 2014

May 31

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 and refused to comply with off...Read more

Posted on: June 2, 2014

Weekend Party Patrols Stats Show 48 Percent Increase in Illegal Behavior (Update/Citations)

May 30 Citations

9 Open Container - CLC
5 Prohibited Noise Warnings12 Loud Party/Noise Warnings
3 Minor In Possession - CLC3 Possession/Consumption Unlicensed Premise - CLC
3 Interfering With Police - Arrests1 Trespass
2 Unruly Gathering2 F...Read more

Posted on: May 30, 2014

The June 9 deadline to register for the Eugene Police Activities League is quickly approaching

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 (PAL) Camp, in partnership with...Read more

Posted on: May 29, 2014

Police seeing increase in unsafe partying behavior

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 Agate for a report of an overdosin...Read more

Posted on: May 24, 2014

Pedestrian-Vehicle Fatal Crash at River Road (near Irving)

EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASEMay 24, 2014
Contact: 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 Eugene male pedestrian was heade...Read more

Posted on: May 22, 2014

Door-to-Door Solicitors

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 Hwy/Ayres Road, and Honeywood St. While...Read more

Posted on: May 19, 2014

Click-it or Ticket

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 is a state-wide selective traffi...Read more

Posted on: May 16, 2014

Bicycle Theft Prevention Tips

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 65 bikes were recovered last y...Read more

Posted on: May 14, 2014

Police Looking for Tire Slashing Suspects

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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 you have any information about ...Read more

Posted on: May 2, 2014

Saturation Patrols for Cinco De Mayo and UO Football Spring Game Celebrations

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 drivers and give police the abi...Read more

Posted on: April 2, 2014

EPD On the Beat - April 2014

April 30

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 exception to his vehicle being to...Read more

Posted on: April 29, 2014

Eugene Man Arrested for Encouraging Child Sex Abuse - 2nd Degree

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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 Emory’s involvement in Child Pornogra...Read more

Posted on: April 28, 2014

Traffic Advisory - Avoid Alder Street near E. 11th Avenue for Vehicle/Pedestrian Crash

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 the area. EPD and Fire responded ...Read more

Posted on: April 26, 2014

Suspect in shooting in custody -Marion County SO

EUGENE POLICE NEWS UPDATE
April 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, Oregon State Police, Woodburn Poli...Read more

Posted on: April 25, 2014

19-year-old Arrested for Use of Child in Display of Sexually Explicit Conduct

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 Conduct. A Eugene Police investig...Read more

Posted on: April 24, 2014

Register Your Youngster Now for Eugene Police Activities League Day Camp!

SUMMARY: Space is still AVAILABLE for this active summer camp for youth from ages eight 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 (PAL) Camp, in partnership ...Read more

Posted on: April 24, 2014

Beware of Scammers!

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 Crimes Unit has seen a flurry of ...Read more

Posted on: April 23, 2014

Police Looking for Information

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 inch darts.

In each inciden...Read more

Posted on: April 21, 2014

Bank Robbery – Columbia State Bank at 874 Seneca Road

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 with neon green writing on the ...Read more

Posted on: April 19, 2014

Police Release in Death Investigation

Death Investigation
Update:

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 did not live at the involved ad...Read more

Posted on: April 18, 2014

EPD Receives Call of "Mountain Lion," Sighting Near Maurie Jacobs Park

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 preschool. Eugene Police respond...Read more

Posted on: April 18, 2014

Captain Sam Kamkar Graduates from FBI National Academy

Capt. Sam Kamkar

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 Quantico, Virginia. The 256th ses...Read more

Posted on: April 17, 2014

U.S. Bank Robbery - Royal Avenue

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 beanie cap with tassels or lower po...Read more

Posted on: April 14, 2014

Police Respond to Two Unrelated Juvenile Arson Incidents

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, 2200 Bailey Hill Road after rep...Read more

Posted on: April 9, 2014

Man Arrested for DUII, Reckless Driving, Hit and Run, Driving While Suspended (Felony)

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 Beltline until exiting northbo...Read more

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Bi-Mart Pharmacy Robbed - Suspect in Custody

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 seen wearing a black beanie, bl...Read more

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Assault Reported on Raber Road

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 victim reported being home alone whe...Read more

Posted on: April 4, 2014

Traffic Advisory - Broadway/Hilyard

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 September 2013 to vacate the p...Read more

Posted on: April 1, 2014

12 Cited for Criminal Trespass After Refusing to Leave City Manager’s Office After Hours

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 informed that they would be sub...Read more

Posted on: April 1, 2014

Hero for a Day

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 are; hero costumes, masks, caps, ...Read more

Posted on: March 28, 2014

Police advise to be aware of internet scam

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 the victim’s computer files in...Read more

Posted on: March 28, 2014

Robbery last night at U.S. Bank - Albertsons

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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 white male, mid 20s, 5’8”, and...Read more

Posted on: March 27, 2014

Death Investigation - Case No. 14-4814 (Update)

UPDATE

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 withholding the name until his family ...Read more

Posted on: March 27, 2014

Data Led Policing Report - March 26, 2014

The following PDF is a report of the latest crime trends in Eugene Oregon.

DLP Report (PDF)
Posted on: March 26, 2014

St. Patrick's Day - DUII Enforcement Numbers

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 to DUII drivers in all areas o...Read more

Posted on: March 26, 2014

Traffic Enforcement Focus at W. 7th Ave./I-105

75 Violation of Designated Speed
11 Cell Phone Violations24 Driving Uninsured
11 Illegally Tinted Windows1 Pedestrian Violation
2 Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device5 Registration Violations
1 Unlawful Lane Change3 Driving While Su...Read more

Traffic Enforcement Numbers
Posted on: March 4, 2014

EPD On the Beat - March 2014

March 27

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 instrument and to have menaced two p...Read more

Posted on: March 24, 2014

Charges in Armored Truck Hold-up

Update: Armored Truck Attempted Robbery – Shooting
Case 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. on Saturday, March 22, a 28-yea...Read more

Posted on: March 22, 2014

Armored Truck Attempted Robbery - Shooting

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 employees fired rounds at the suspect, ...Read more

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Police Arrest Suspect in 2/28 Vehicle-pedestrian Hit and Run Crash

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 lodged at the Lane County Jail on...Read more

Posted on: March 20, 2014

Police investigate homicide and fire

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 incidents that occurred March 19, 2...Read more

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Police ask for assistance to help locate stolen car

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 license plate 6NFD197. The susp...Read more

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Elk Avenue Fire

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.

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Posted on: March 18, 2014

Robbery at Fred Meyer Pharmacy

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 the person at the pharmacy. The...Read more

Posted on: March 14, 2014

Rape reported to have occurred near S. Garden Way on March 11

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 into his vehicle and transporte...Read more

Posted on: March 14, 2014

DUII Saturation Patrols

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 several arrests, and zero fatal...Read more

Posted on: March 12, 2014

Spring Break - Crime Prevention Tips

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 an extended period of time, her...Read more

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 11, 2014

Suspect Arrested for Public Indecency at Willamette High School

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 students. When the teacher recognized...Read more

Posted on: March 7, 2014

SWAT Deployed in Downtown Area for Arrest of Man on Sexual Misconduct Charges

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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, age 23, of Eugene.

Because M...Read more

Posted on: March 6, 2014

Data Led Policing Report - March 5, 2014

The following PDF is a report of the latest crime trends in Eugene, Oregon.

DLP Report (PDF)
Posted on: March 4, 2014

Man Arrested for Assault 2 After Dispute Outside Tavern

Rodolfo Zambrano

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 dispute continued.

According t...Read more

Posted on: March 4, 2014

Pair Arrested for Arson/Burglary at Whirled Pies

Matthew Curtis Bossard

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 business. Bossard and Kagele re...Read more

Posted on: March 3, 2014

STOP! LOOK! And LISTEN! - Eugene Safety Town - A Child Accident Prevention Program

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. (Across from Costco), Eugene 97408...Read more

News Release/Application Links
Posted on: March 4, 2014

Man Arrested for Forgery After Mall Purchases

Ryan Alexander Mitchell

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 Alexander Mitchell, age 27 of Vida,...Read more

Posted on: March 3, 2014

U.S. Bank Robbery W. 29th

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 last seen wearing a black cap,...Read more

Posted on: March 4, 2014

Vehicle/Pedestrian Crash Garfield/W. 9th Avenue

Hit and Run Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash
Case 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 intersection of Garfield Street and W...Read more

Posted on: February 28, 2014

Robbery at Columbia Bank on Seneca Road

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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 behind ears, was last seen wearing...Read more

Posted on: February 27, 2014

Traffic Enforcement Focus at Valley River

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- 45
Seatbelt- 9Driving uninsured-14
Illegal U turn-1Disobey traffic control device ...Read more

Posted on: February 27, 2014

Data Led Policing Report - Feb 26, 2014

The following PDF is a report of the latest crimes trends in Eugene, Oregon.

DLP Report (PDF)
Posted on: February 26, 2014

Traffic Enforcement Unit to focus on areas of high crash-rates

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 focused on the following violatio...Read more

Posted on: February 25, 2014

Beware of Scammer

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 and that they need to return t...Read more

Posted on: February 24, 2014

US Bank Robbery at E. 17th

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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 wearing a dark zip-up jacket. He lef...Read more

Posted on: February 22, 2014

Three Portland Men Arrested Sunday After Armed Dispute at Local Bar

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 subjects, and that at least one su...Read more

Posted on: February 24, 2014

Come by the donation “castle” at EPD’s front counter to donate to Princess for a Day event

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 these girls day special.

EVENT ...Read more

Posted on: February 16, 2014

Police Cite Wrong Way Driver in Franklin Blvd. Crash

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 Reckless Driving and Driving Whi...Read more

Posted on: February 13, 2014

Don't be a victim of "car-hopping," and "free-boxing"

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 the owner will be away for a defi...Read more

Posted on: February 1, 2014

EPD on the Beat - February 2014

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 domestic dispute.

 
 DUII...Read more

Posted on: February 13, 2014

Eugene Police Arrest Suspect in Sex Abuse Case No. 14-2273

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, EPD School Resource Team was c...Read more

Posted on: February 11, 2014

Robbery - Oregon Stove Works

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 is described as a white male, 5’...Read more

Posted on: February 10, 2014

3-Flags Traffic Safety Blitz

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 a state-wide selective traffic...Read more

Posted on: February 10, 2014

Robbery - RIte Aid on Coburg Road

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 subject left on foot, then in a vehic...Read more

Posted on: February 6, 2014

Cold Weather Pet Safety

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 Veterinary Medical Association offe...Read more

Posted on: February 5, 2014

U.S. Bank Robbery

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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 white male in his 20s, approximate...Read more

Posted on: February 4, 2014

Advisory: Please only call 9-1-1 if you have an immediate emergency/hazard.

 
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 to keep the lines free for imme...More info and video link on next page

Inclement Weather Driving Tips - Video
Posted on: January 31, 2014

DUII Saturation Patrols - Super Bowl Weekend

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 arterial highways. People should...Read more

Posted on: January 26, 2014

EPD On the Beat - 'police blotter highlights' - January

January 30
A 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 officer developed information t...Read more

Posted on: January 14, 2014

Dispatch and Records System Changeover Successful for Two Cities

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 is the new public safety syste...Read more

Posted on: December 5, 2013

EPD on the Beat - 'police blotter highlights' - December

December 31
Today 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 a flashlight in his left hand ...Read more

Posted on: December 31, 2013

Threat with gun results in arrest at apartment complex

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 subject who was later identified a...Read more

Posted on: December 31, 2013

Estafas destinadas a latinos

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 pago de dinero que supuestament...Read more

Noticia de Crimen
Posted on: December 27, 2013

Scam Targeting Latinos

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 the call where payment is demand...Read more

Flier/pdf
Posted on: December 24, 2013

Treats Come Early this Year to Responsible Pet Owners

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 his Santa hat will be in the a...Read more

Posted on: December 12, 2013

Man Assaulted at Random, Similar to Reports of “Knock-out Game” in Larger Cities Around the U.S.

Christopher Alan Branham

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 punched him several times in th...Read more

Posted on: December 12, 2013

Cold Weather Driving Tips

The top two things you should do:1. Slow down
2. 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 down the road so you can see conditions ...Read more

Posted on: December 6, 2013

Traffic Update - Don't drive if you don't have to

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 re-gravel that roadway.

9-1-1 notes...Read more

Posted on: December 11, 2013

Traffic Advisory- Avoid 28th and Chambers/Almaden

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 to remind travelers that it may ...Read more

Posted on: November 26, 2013

Make sure your packages don't end up in the hands of thieves

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 conscious of the associated risks. Pac...Read more

Posted on: November 3, 2013

Drive Safely - Crashes reported due to snow

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 are some areas that should be a...Read more

Additional inclement weather driving tips
Posted on: October 23, 2013

On the Beat at EPD November 2013 (police blotter highlights)

November 28
Night 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 his Theft 3 warrant, and found ...Read more

Posted on: January 2, 2014

EPD on the Beat - October

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 going to. This is a compilation...Read more

Posted on: November 26, 2013

DUII saturation patrols will search out intoxicated drivers Friday

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 community members’ safety from impaired...Read more

Posted on: November 25, 2013

Missing, Endangered Man Found Alive and Healthy

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 who searched.

The Communicat...Read more

Posted on: November 25, 2013

Police seek public's help to find missing elderly man (Case No. 13-21244)

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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 afternoon and hasn’t been loca...Read more

Posted on: November 24, 2013

Home Invasion Robbery Suspects Captured

EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASENovember 24, 2013
Contact: 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 robbers threatened a male victim at...Read more

Posted on: November 21, 2013

Update: Officer- Involved Shooting

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 Bailey Hill Road. During the init...Read more

Posted on: November 20, 2013

Officer Involved Shootings

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 enforcement agencies are supporting the...Read more

Posted on: November 20, 2013

Officer Involved Shooting Near Churchill High School at 2:45 p.m.

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 School. Shortly afterwards, there wa...Read more

Posted on: November 20, 2013

Armed Subject Pursuit Ends in Capture, Witness Sought

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 gesture with his other hand like he w...Read more

Posted on: November 7, 2013

EPD Teams-up with UO Interns

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, laptop thefts and bicycle thefts. In...Read more

News Release
Posted on: November 6, 2013

Laptop theft prevention information

The following link is a PDF document that contains information on laptop theft and the things you can do to reduce your vulnerability.

Labtop Theft PDF
Posted on: November 5, 2013

System Allows Public to Conveniently Report Certain Crimes Online

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 in Eugene. This removes the dela...Read more

Posted on: November 4, 2013

Club anti-theft device sold-out until Thursday

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 compiled, Eugene Police detectives r...Read more

Posted on: October 30, 2013

Data Led Policing - October 30,2013

The following PDF is a report of the latest crime trends in Eugene, Oregon.

DLP Report
Posted on: October 30, 2013

Vehicle Theft Prevention - "The Club"

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 compiled, Eugene Police detectives r...Read more

Posted on: October 28, 2013

Man Charged with DUII/Reckless Driving After Crash at Willamette and Broadway

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 instead. He then swerved to miss ...Read more

Posted on: October 22, 2013

Three Suspects Arrested After Random Assault on Couple: Suspect Stabbed by Victim

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 Sharif Mohamed Gharaib, age 20, had...Read more

Posted on: October 18, 2013

Police Arrest four, recover a firearm with silencer

Four Suspects Taken into Custody
Case 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 present due to information rece...Read more

Posted on: October 17, 2013

Data Led Policing - October 16, 2013

The following PDF is a report of the latest crime trends in Eugene, Oregon.

DLP Report
Posted on: October 9, 2013

Data Led Policing - October 9, 2013

The following PDF is a report of the latest crime trends in Eugene, Oregon.

DLP Report
Posted on: October 11, 2013

US Bank Robbery

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, and last seen wearing a plaid gr...Read more

Posted on: October 8, 2013

Quiznos Robbery - Suspect Sketch

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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 between 25-35, 5’9” tall, wearing a ...Read more

Posted on: October 3, 2013

Chase Bank Robbery

Chase Bank Robbery
Incident 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 dark-skinned male, in his 50s, 5’...Read more

Posted on: October 2, 2013

Arrest made in UO and Local Business Theft Cases

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Arrest made in UO and local business theft cases
Detective 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 appliances were stolen. David Tetukevich...Read more

Posted on: September 26, 2013

Fatal Pedestrian/Train Crash

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 intentional. The involved train was a wes...Read more

Posted on: September 25, 2013

Reminder to Weekend Revelers

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 students begin to return for fal...Read more

Posted on: September 24, 2013

University Students Return

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 Prevention Unit in partnership...Read more

Posted on: September 11, 2013

Robbery at Pacific Continental Bank

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, with brown hair, a beard, and bel...Read more

Video Link...
Posted on: September 5, 2013

Back-to-school Traffic Safety

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 vacation, neighborhoods around sc...Read more

Posted on: August 22, 2013

Busy Weekend in Eugene with Traffic Implications

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 Celebration Parade will march ...Read more

Posted on: August 9, 2013

Vehicle Compliance Program

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 program, often referred to as a...Read more

Vehicle Compliance Form
Posted on: August 8, 2013

New Patrol Vehicles

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 currently on the market. We will...Video Link...

Video Link...
Posted on: July 19, 2013

Now Chief's Annual Report Video Available Online

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. Topics included crime statistics...Video Link

Chief's Report Video
Posted on: August 7, 2013

Extensive Phone Outages Reported from 38222 McKenzie Highway down to the Thurston area

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, affecting the ability of reside...Read more

Posted on: July 31, 2013

Missing Child located, thank you for public response

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 threatening to run away. He wa...Read more

Posted on: July 25, 2013

Police Seek Tips in Last Night's Fatal Ferry Street Bridge Pedestrian/Vehicle Crash

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 Jeffrey Stewart, age 19, of Vernal, ...Read more

Posted on: July 19, 2013

Detectives Seek Tips in Police Impersonation Case

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 a blue uniform and was not disp...Composite Sketch

Composite Sketch
Posted on: July 15, 2013

UPDATE: Public Indecency Case

Anthony Richard Long

Police Seek Help in Public Indecency Case
Case 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 counts of Public Indecency. Th...Read more

Posted on: July 17, 2013

"Safety Town," Day 3

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 possible without generous donatio...Read more

Posted on: July 16, 2013

Adolescents Experiment With Dangerous Drug

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 awake the juvenile and observed h...Read more

Posted on: July 10, 2013

Information Exchange Facilitation

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 didn’t have any brakes on the b...Read more

Posted on: July 6, 2013

Police Investigate 33-year-old man's death

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 death.

Last night around 7:05 p....Read more

Posted on: July 3, 2013

Butte to Butte Traffic Advisory

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 Police advise area residents and...Read more

Posted on: June 28, 2013

9-1-1 restored

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 were asked to go directly to the c...Read more

Posted on: June 24, 2013

Pedestrian/Vehicle Crosswalk Enforcement

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 have consequences that last a ...Read more

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Posted on: June 21, 2013

UPDATE: Police Investigate Man's Death

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 been filed at this time. Police are...Read more

Posted on: June 17, 2013

Homeowner Interrupts Burglar, Who is Captured After K-9 Search

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 police, who responded, and bega...Read more

Posted on: June 6, 2013

Police Commission to Host Key Lane County Leaders for State of Public Safety Forum

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, issues of importance, and thei...Read more

Posted on: June 6, 2013

Click It or Ticket Enforcement Results

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 citations for not adults not we...Read more

Posted on: May 31, 2013

Register Your Youngster Now for Eugene Police Activities League Day Camp!

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 Police and its partners are offering...Read more

Posted on: May 29, 2013

Local Celebrities Campaign to License Our Four-legged Eugeneans

Bev Smith and Pee Wee

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 of licensed dogs. Local celebrit...Read more

Posted on: May 8, 2013

Sketch Released - Attempted Kidnapping/Burglary

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 was in her kitchen when she heard...Read more »

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Posted on: May 23, 2013

Downtown Public Safety Zone Exclusion Request Case Summaries

(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 10th and Willamette. A short t...Read more

Posted on: May 22, 2013

Fatal Pedestrian/Vehicle Crash - Goodpasture Loop

Fatal Pedestrian/Vehicle Crash – 4820 Goodpasture Loop
Case 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 occurred around 4:37 p.m. May 21...Read more

Posted on: May 20, 2013

Bike Thefts Increase 64% in 2013 First Quarter

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 reported stolen in 2011. That’s abou...Read more

Posted on: May 16, 2013

Click it or Ticket!

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 wearing their safety belts.
...Read more

Posted on: May 16, 2013

EPD Responds to Significant Property Crime Hot Spot in west Eugene area

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. Terry-Hwy. 99N.

In the last four w...Read more

Posted on: May 15, 2013

EPD Report Shows Officers Encountering More Weapons on the Street

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 weapons being carried concealed.
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Posted on: May 13, 2013

Honoring EPD's Fallen Officers - Police Week

Ofc. Kilcullen Unity Tour 2013

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 contingent from Eugene and Lane Coun...Read more

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Posted on: April 19, 2013

Stop! Look! and Listen! Eugene Safety Town Teaches Kids Accident Prevention

Preschoolers Ride in Safety Town Cars

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 from Costco), Eugene 97408

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Posted on: April 16, 2013

Latest Downtown Public Safety Exclusion Request Case Summaries

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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 up he noticed an adult male tak...Read more

Posted on: April 12, 2013

Man Arrested for DUII/Arson/Hit & Run

Matthew Scott Devinney photo

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 a window into a room and it was...Read more

Posted on: April 12, 2013

Shots Fired at Walmart, Suspect in Custody

Joshua Damon Abdon

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 Walmart, and the employees qui...Read more

Posted on: April 9, 2013

Police Respond to Loud, Serving Alcohol to Minors Party - Issue Unruly Gathering Citations

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 and Mill there was one residence,...Read more

Posted on: April 3, 2013

Eugene Animal Services Progress Report Released

NEWS RELEASE April 3, 2013
Animal Services Contact:Paula Hunt, Acting Public Information Coordinator, at 541.682.5197, or
Melinda McLaughlin, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124Media: Animal Services Manager Kelly Darnell will be available ...Read more

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Posted on: April 1, 2013

Off Duty Officer Spots Stolen Vehicle - Two Arrested

Gardner and Honochick

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 stopped, it was in Springfield a...Read more

Posted on: April 1, 2013

Police Seek Stolen Vehicle Suspect

Photo of James Naylor, Suspect

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 vehicle was found crashed into ...Read more

Posted on: March 29, 2013

Public Alert: Law Enforcement Impersonator Reported

Public Alert: Law Enforcement Impersonator
Case 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 subject had knocked on a resident...Read more

Posted on: March 29, 2013

Scam Targets Hotel Guests

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 having trouble with the guest’...Read more

Posted on: March 28, 2013

Names released in bike-vehicle crash

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 information, the bicyclist, Michael Wa...Read more

Posted on: March 27, 2013

Correction: Pedestrian-Vehicle Creash 03-27-2013

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 driven by a 44-year-old male. B...Read more

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Posted on: March 27, 2013

Police Seeking Witnesses to Pedestrian-Vehicle Crash at W 5th Ave and Chambers

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.

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Posted on: March 20, 2013

EPD Rebuilds Property Control Unit in Wake of Audit

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

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Posted on: March 18, 2013

SUV Crashes into apartments at River Road

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 Road.

The driver, Joseph Arth...Read more

Posted on: March 18, 2013

Coburg Road Key Bank Robbed - Police Seek Suspect

white male 20 to 30 thin

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 hair and possible chin stubble. H...Read more

Posted on: March 13, 2013

Man Arrested After Firearm Incident

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 be loading a rifle and had poin...Read more

Posted on: March 13, 2013

Exclusion Request Case Summaries

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, officers were able to establish proba...Read more

Posted on: March 12, 2013

Exclusion Request Case Summary

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 Delivery of Marijuana within 1,000...Read more

Posted on: March 8, 2013

Downtown Exclusion Request Case Summaries - most recent

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 has been watching for several mo...Read more

Posted on: March 6, 2013

Exclusion Request Case Summaries

March 6, 2013
At 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 the officer searched his bag and ...Read more

Posted on: February 21, 2013

Arrest Made in Assault 1, Possession of Meth

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.

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Posted on: February 14, 2013

Women in Blue Police Camp

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 and develop a highly capable and...Read more

Posted on: February 8, 2013

Monday - Eugene Police to Focus on Seatbelt and Speed Enforcement

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 Campaign is a state-wide selective...Read more

Posted on: February 7, 2013

Police Make Arrest in Sex Abuse Case

Police make an arrest in a sex abuse case from August 2012 near the University of Oregon campus.

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Posted on: February 5, 2013

Police Seek First Degree Assault Suspect Who Failed to Appear for Court

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 January 19, 2013. The charges stem...Read more

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Posted on: February 5, 2013

Missing youth is safe, located at Gateway Mall

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.

Posted on: February 5, 2013

Bike/Vehicle Crash at Fox Hollow Road and Sprague Street

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 and initiated a left turn onto Sp...Read more

Posted on: February 1, 2013

Exclusion Request Case Summaries

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 online and sent to media.
LATEST...Read more

Posted on: January 23, 2013

Police Investigate String of Burglaries

Eugene Police are looking into any connection between five commercial burglaries with similar style modes of entry from overnight January 21

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Posted on: January 22, 2013

Landlord Training

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.

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Posted on: January 8, 2013

Looking to Make a Change? Join EPD!

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.

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Posted on: January 7, 2013

Eugene Police Hold Public Property Viewing

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.

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Posted on: January 3, 2013

Fiesta Bowl Party Management Tips

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.

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Posted on: January 3, 2013

Could You Spot a Phony $20?

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.

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Posted on: December 28, 2012

Eugene Police K-9 Recovers Stolen Weapon

A Eugene Police K-9 unit recovers a weapon thrown by suspects after the theft of the firearm was discovered.

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Posted on: December 20, 2012

Thefts from Vehicles DOUBLE Last Week

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.

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Posted on: December 18, 2012

Traffic Advisory - South Eugene Winter Weather

Slick driving conditions are being reported in the South Eugene area. Police are including driving tips for adverse weather conditions.

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Posted on: December 14, 2012

Event to address issue of criminal gangs

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 communities, and create a plan...Read more

Gang Prevention
Posted on: December 14, 2012

Citation Issued in Fatal Crash

Eugene Police have completed their investigation into a November 29 fatal traffic crash and have issued the driver a citation.

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Posted on: December 13, 2012

Investigation Results in Arrest of Post Office Burglars

After several months of investigation two are arrested in connection with burglaries of local post office locations.

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Posted on: December 12, 2012

Downtown Traffic Enforcement Planned for Tomorrow

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 citizens and noticed by office...Read more

Posted on: December 10, 2012

Police respond to fatality at 3rd and Washington

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. The man has been identified as...Read more

Posted on: December 6, 2012

Sketch released in attempted abduction

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 information in the case, please call 5...For Sketch go to link

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Posted on: December 5, 2012

Targeted Crime Prevention

Eugene Police send staff out in the West University area to discuss crime prevention with neighbors.

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Posted on: December 4, 2012

Only TWO Crime Prevention Presentations Remain

Last chance to catch one of this series of Crime Prevention Presentations tomorrow and Thursday.

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Posted on: December 3, 2012

Police Respond to Attempted Abduction

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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 water fountain on the south side of...Read more

Posted on: December 3, 2012

Eugene Police Find Diary

Officers are reaching out to the public to identify the appropriate owner for a late 1960s diary that was located last month.

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Posted on: November 27, 2012

Crime Prevention Presentations Continue

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.

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Posted on: November 26, 2012

Cocoa and Crime Prevention

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.

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Posted on: November 20, 2012

Donate a Toy - Ride a Truck

Toys for Tots collection event to be held this Sunday, Nov. 20, at Shopko on Chad Drive in Eugene.

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Posted on: November 20, 2012

Protect Your Packages From Thieves

Tips to ensure that your carefully selected purchases end up in the hands of the intended recipient and not in the hands of thieves.

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Posted on: November 15, 2012

With Public's Help Assault Suspect in Custody

After receiving multiple tips Eugene Police have arrested the woman who assaulted a bus driver last month.

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Posted on: November 14, 2012

Can you ID this suspect?

Eugene Police and the FBI are hoping you can help in identifying the suspect pictured in surveillance photos from this morning's bank robbery

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Posted on: November 13, 2012

Active Bethel Citizens' Crime Prevention Presentation

TOMORROW! Eugene Police Crime Prevention Unit will be speaking to the Active Bethel Citizens neighborhood association.

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Posted on: November 13, 2012

Police Arrest Bank Robber After Citizen Call

An observant citizen called in a suspicious subject and responding police confirm he was involved in a bank robbery earlier in the day.

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Posted on: November 6, 2012

Police Arrest Home Invasion Suspect

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.

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Posted on: November 5, 2012

Three Arrested in Charter School Burglary

After an alert security guard reported suspects inside the Peace Village Charter School police respond and arrest the three involved.

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Posted on: November 2, 2012

Eugene Man Arrested for Sexual Abuse

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 alleged did not involve the univ...Read more

Posted on: November 1, 2012

Missing Medallion

A bronze medallion was stolen from the Fern Ridge Bike Path. Do you have information on its location?

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Posted on: November 1, 2012

Investigation into Crimes and Aggressive Door to Door Sales

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.

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Posted on: October 30, 2012

Latest Exclusion Request Case Summaries & Archive

LATEST
(51) NEWS RELEASEOctober 30, 2012
For further information, contact:Jenna McCulley, Public Information Coordinator, at 541.682.5197, or
Melinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124

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Posted on: October 29, 2012

Meet Your School Resource Officer

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.

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Posted on: October 26, 2012

Rape Reported in West University Area

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 raped her.

The suspect was...Read more

Posted on: October 24, 2012

Neighborhood Prevention Presentations

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.

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Posted on: October 22, 2012

40 Safe Routes to School Bikes Stolen

Fleet of Bike Friday Bikes

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 the Eugene School District 4J an...Read more

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Posted on: October 22, 2012

Bystander Aids in Arrest of Assault Suspect

Police took Jacob Morton Berk into custody after a bystander intervened and detained him following an assault.

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Posted on: October 18, 2012

Broadway Plaza Food Cart Damaged

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.

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Posted on: October 17, 2012

Police Investigate Robbery and Assault of Paper Carrier

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.

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Posted on: October 15, 2012

Attempted Theft at Wells Fargo

Eugene Police responded to an attempted theft at the Wells Fargo Bank on Polk. Can you identify the suspect?

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Posted on: October 10, 2012

Police Investigating Assault on Bus Driver

Can you help identify the suspect in these photos who assaulted a LTD on October 4th?

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Posted on: October 8, 2012

Theft of Food Cart

Eugene Police are hoping the public can help locate a stolen bicycle intended to be the primary transportation for a new food cart company.

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Posted on: October 5, 2012

Exclusion Request Case Summary

Exclusion Request – Case Summary
Note: 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 pos...PDF version

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Posted on: October 3, 2012

Crime Prevention Presentation

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.

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Posted on: October 1, 2012

Eugene Police Put Statistics in Action

In response to an identified increase in property crime, the prevention unit jumps into action.

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Posted on: September 25, 2012

Exclusion Request – Case Summary

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(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 the suspect, upon flashing the s...Read more

Posted on: September 21, 2012

Fatal Train and Bicycle Crash Update

Eugene Police have released the name of the Eugene man killed by a train yesterday evening near 8th Avenue and Hilyard.

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Posted on: September 21, 2012

Football Fans Take Prevention Tips

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.

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Posted on: September 18, 2012

Crime Prevention Spreading the Word

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.

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Posted on: September 18, 2012

EPD Reminder: party safe, party responsibly

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 be working with its partner ag...PDF

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Posted on: September 18, 2012

Exclusion Request Case Summaries

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(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” signs. One of the men had an o...PDF version

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Posted on: September 10, 2012

Exclusion Request Comprehensive Report

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 facing off so the officer pepper spr...Read more

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Posted on: September 6, 2012

EPD Settles into New Location

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

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Posted on: September 6, 2012

Police Seek Suspect in Ta Ra Rin Arson Case

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 tips in this case and if anyone h...Read more

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Posted on: September 5, 2012

Exclusion Request Case Summaries - two added

SEPTEMBER 1, 2012
On 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 found that he was in possession of ...Read more

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Posted on: August 31, 2012

Child Taken from State Custody by Father, Who May Be Fleeing Out of State

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”, 195 pounds, black hair, brown eye...Read more

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Posted on: August 30, 2012

Helping Duck Fans Prevent Game Day Vehicle Break-ins

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 crowd entices thieves to test t...Read more

Posted on: August 29, 2012

Game Day Tips for UO Football Opener

Eugene Police provide tips to ensure a smooth game day.

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Posted on: August 23, 2012

Exclusion Request Case Summaries

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 increasingly aggressive with off...Read more

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Posted on: August 16, 2012

Three Arrested for Murder

Eugene Police and Lane County Sheriff's Office release details of the arrest of three suspects charged with Murder.

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Posted on: August 15, 2012

Exclusion Request Case Summaries

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, Trespassing, and Consuming Alcohol on Un...Read more

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Posted on: August 15, 2012

Historic Grand Opening of New Police Headquarters

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!

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Posted on: August 9, 2012

Citizens' Police Academy Accepting Applications for 26th Class

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 weekly classes.Read more

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Posted on: August 8, 2012

EPD Records Front Counter Hours Adjust for Move to 300 Country Club

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, 2012, at 7 a.m. During this peri...Read more

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Posted on: August 1, 2012

Exclusion Request Case Summary

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 needed to be arrested. During the...Read more

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Posted on: August 1, 2012

Citizen Tips Aid in Bank Robber Arrest

Ryan Lee Hayes was taken into custody Tuesday without incident thanks to multiple tips from the public.

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Posted on: July 30, 2012

Eugene Police Seeking Bank Robbery Suspect

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.

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Posted on: July 26, 2012

Eugene Police Hires Karl Durr as Captain

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 Ordnance Disposal, K-9, Marine Enforc...Read more

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Posted on: July 24, 2012

Home Invasion Robbery

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.

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Posted on: July 20, 2012

Exclusion Request Case Summary - July 18

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 for
his arrest. It was also determined that he was in the park in violation of...Read more

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Posted on: July 19, 2012

Unusual series of burglaries and computer breaches lead to investigation and arrest

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 charged with three counts of Bur...Read more

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Posted on: July 12, 2012

Rape suspect captured

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 some blackberry bushes, and was ...Read more

Posted on: July 12, 2012

External Artwork Installation at New Police Headquarters

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 of the department. It is funded ...Read more

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Posted on: July 11, 2012

Eugene Police Make Arrest in 4j Computer Crime

A 16-year-old former 4j student has been charged in connection with last month’s computer breach of a 4j system.

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Posted on: July 11, 2012

Rape Reported in Coburg Road Area

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 short brown and possibly buzz cut...Read more

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Posted on: July 11, 2012

Eugene Police Carry a Torch for Special Olympics

Eugene Police receive the Special Olympics Torch this morning from Springfield Police and will run it through the Eugene area.

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Posted on: July 11, 2012

Exclusion Request Case Summary for July 11, 2012

Downtown Public Safety Zone case summaries are posted online and sent to media. This is a case summary for activity on July 10, 2012.

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Posted on: July 3, 2012

Second-hand information points to rapes near Autzen Stadium and Chase Village

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 any relevant information by cal...Read more

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Posted on: July 10, 2012

Exclusion Request Case Summaries

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 and woman in an altercation. Acco...Read more

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Posted on: July 3, 2012

Exclusion Request - Case Summary

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 false. The subject was arrested f...Read more

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Posted on: July 2, 2012

Ensure Your Pets Are Safe From Fireworks

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 friends can all serve as catalysts f...Read more

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Posted on: May 4, 2012

Juveniles Arrested After String of Vehicle Break-ins

NEWS RELEASE
May 31, 2012For further information contact:
Jenna McCulley, Public Information Coordinator, at 541.682.5197, orMelinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124

Unauthorized Entry into Motor Vehicles
Case # 12-9...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2012

EPD Joins Community Partners For Child Safety Seat Clinic

NEWS RELEASE
May 29, 2012For further information, contact:
Jenna McCulley, Public Information Coordinator, at 541.682.5197, orMelinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT:
Will your kids’ car seats pr...Read more