May 27 at 3:06 a.m., 990 McKinley StreetTheft 3 (from vehicle), Criminal Mischief 2, Possession of Burglary Tools or Theft Device, Warrants, Case 1608614An employee at McDonald’s Warehouse called after he saw a man breaking into a coworker’s car at the location. Several employees had chased the man down and detained him. Officers arrived and identified Trevor Ryan Allred, 18. The items that were stolen were returned to the owner who was on scene. There was damage to the car from it had been pried into. Allred was arrested for Theft 3, Criminal Mischief 2, Possession of Burglary Tools or Theft Device, and a warrant.
May 26 at 11:29 p.m., 900 block of Welcome WayDUI, 1608608Dispatch received a report of a woman who was slumped over the steering wheel of her vehicle, which was stopped in the middle of the roadway with the engine running and the headlights on. A bystander had noted it, then come back 15 minutes later to see the situation the same. It was reported that the vehicle did move forward and stopped after driving over a sidewalk. When an officer arrived, he found the vehicle stopped over the sidewalk with the woman still slumped over the steering wheel. He approached the car and activated the siren to get her attention and he woke the woman, identified as Taura Louise Flaherty, age 35. She appeared to be under the influence of intoxicants. After a DUII investigation she was charged with DUII (CNS Stimulants and Narcotic Analgesics) and was cited for Careless Driving.
May 26 at 7:56 p.m., Rasor AvenueDisorderly Subject/Warrant, Case 1608596Several calls came in regarding a disorderly man in the street. The man was reported to be yelling knocking on several doors stating he was going to get a gun. Several patrol units responded to the area and conducted a search. While checking Maurie Jacobs Park near Rasor Avenue, a sergeant noticed a subject matching the description. The sergeant attempted to stop the man, later identified as Jerry Wesley Raisor, 34, of Springfield, but he fled along the bike path. Raisor was located in some brush off the nearby bike path and taken into custody without incident and later lodged at the Lane County Jail on a warrant.
May 26 at 4:04 p.m., 1500 block of HemlockPossession of Methamphetamine, Case 1608573A woman reported her bicycle, which was stolen more than a month ago, was for sale on Craigslist. She provided an officer with contact information and he went to the location where the bike was listed for sale. As he approached, he spotted the bicycle inside the house and it matched the victim’s bike description. There was also an an RV camper in the front yard and the officer could see drug paraphernalia inside in plain view where he was standing outside. Daniel Michael Derschon, age 59, came out of the residence and the officer explained to him the bike was a stolen bike. The officer gained consent to search Derschon for methamphetamine and an officer found methamphetamine. Daniel was cited in lieu of custody for Unlawful Possession Methamphetamine. The bike was given back to its owner.
May 26 at 2:54 p.m., Taylor/W. 6th AlyFelon in Possession of Firearm, Warrant, Case 1608570An officer saw a motorhome that had a plate not properly displayed and conducted a traffic stop. He contacted the driver, Shawn Michael Surowiec and a female passenger. Surowiec had two warrants (out of Medford and Grants Pass for Theft 1). The plate on the motorhome belonged to an Audi sedan, and Surowiec had suspended licenses in Oregon and California. He was placed under arrest for the warrants. The passenger retrieved the dog they had with them and she left the area. The vehicle was impounded due to Surowiec’s suspended license, no insurance, and the switched plate. During an inventory search of the vehicle prior to its being impounded, the officer observed a handgun, ammunition and other items. He also found a second firearm and a license plate that returned to a stolen vehicle out of California. The officer also found Surowiec was a convicted felon and not allowed to own the firearm. He was arrested on warrants and two counts of Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
May 26 at 12:07 p.m., 886 W. 6th AvenueWarrant Arrest, 1608561A sergeant noticed a suspicious vehicle near 86 W. 6th Avenue and an officer ran the plate. The registered owner had a felony warrant out of Roseburg for dangerous drugs. The officer spotted the driver walk from the vehicle and into the Sidepocket Bar. He contacted the man, Joseph Anthony Miller, 31, of Roseburg, inside and he was arrested without incident.
May 26 at 12:08 a.m., W. 5th and CongerDUI, Case 1608524While on patrol an officer heard dispatch advise that member of the public reported two males he believed were intoxicated were driving from The Nile at W. 5th and Conger Street. The men were in separate trucks and had been denied access to The Nile due to suspicions they were intoxicated. They both went south on Hwy. 99N. The officer went looking for them and spotted the two trucks. He began following them and watched while they both parked and the men got out and started walking. He waited for additional units to arrive. The men were walking as if they might be intoxicated. Officers contacted both of them, identified them as Robert James George, age 48, of Eugene, and Alex Asa Raymond Schultz, age 25, of Springfield. After DUII investigations were conducted, both were cited in lieu of custody for DUI.
May 26 at 1:42 a.m.., Owen Rose Garden parking lotPossession of Meth, Warrants, Case 1608515An officer on bike patrol made casual contact with three people sitting in the Owen Rose Garden parking lot and while he was speaking with them, saw the front passenger had some drug paraphernalia. The passenger, Tracy Eugene Lee, 25, of Eugene, was trying to conceal it. He was arrested. While the officer was conducting a consent search of Lee’s backpack, he found a laptop that had been stolen in Washington. The backseat passenger, Thomas Woodhull Hicks, age 45, was contacted and the officer found he had a warrant for Assault in the Fourth Degree Parole Violation. He was taken into custody. The female driver, Janina Sultana Sanders, age 20, of Pleasant Hill, was cited in lieu of custody for Possession of a Controlled Substance- Meth and advised not to drive or be subject to arrest for DUI. The laptop was recovered to be returned to its owner.
May 26 at 1 a.m., W. 11th Avenue/Conger StreetPossession of Heroin, Case 1608523An officer was patrolling in the area near Walmart on W. 11th and spotted a Volkswagen Jetta in the parking lot. A records check showed the plate was associated with Jessica Lynn Huber, 30, of Eugene, who had a suspended driver’s license. A woman matching her description got into the car and drove out of the parking lot. The officer stopped it and confirmed the woman as Huber. Her car was impounded and an inventory search yielded Heroin and another controlled substance. She was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Heroin and Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule II Drug.
May 25 at 11:48 p.m., W. 14th Avenue/GarfieldDUI, Case 1608518An officer stopped a wrong-way driver in a Honda Accord near the intersection of 14th and Garfield. The officer contacted the driver, identified as Autumn Raylee Christopherson, 21, of Eugene, and he developed suspicion that she was impaired. He also found she was driving while suspended. After an investigation by a drug recognition expert, Christopherson was arrested for DUI (CNS- Depressants and CNS- Stimulants) and Driving While Suspended. She was cited for Careless Driving.
May 25 at 3:54 p.m., 215 Cheshire Avenue (near Lamb Cottage)Possession of Meth/Violation of Park Rules/Warrants, Case 1608499A bike patrol officer was patrolling Maurie Jacob’s Park area along the bike path near Lamb Cottage. A man was sitting on one of the benches in front of the War Memorial. The man knocked over a glass jar on the bench containing marijuana and he had been rolling paper in his hands. He was contacted regarding park rule violation and possession marijuana in open public view in a public place. The man, Jacob Warren Haga, age 26, of Springfield, provided a false name. However, the officer suspected that and ended up getting the correct one. Haga had a warrant. An inventory search yielded methamphetamine in his clothing. He was taken to jail and lodged on his warrant and Possession of Methamphetamines. He was cited for violation of park rules.
May 25 at 3:42 p.m. , 960 Charnelton StreetPossession of Meth, Case 1608495An officer on routine patrol in the area spotted Jonny Manuel Holbrook, age 20, sitting under an overhang/awning behind Hutch`s Bicycle Shop. The property owners have been having frustrations and concerns with trespassers. The officer contact Holbrook under the ‘no trespassing’ sign. Holbrook was making quick movements in his lap. He was in possession of methamphetamine. Holbrook was cited in lieu of custody for Possession of a Controlled Substance -Methamphetamine.
May 25 at 2:54 p.m., 430 W. 1st AvenueMIP Marijuana, DUI, Reckless Driving, Case 1608498An officer responded to a hit and run call by dispatch. The caller reported a silver hatchback sideswipe a parked car and then left without stopping. The caller also advised the driver was swerving in and out of the lane of travel, stopping in traffic and driving with a flat tire. An officer contacted the registered owner by phone. The owner of the vehicle, Mariah Ann Turner-Macy, 20, of Eugene, was at a local body shop. The officer drove to the body shop and contacted her. Her car had damage on both sides. When the officer was speaking with her, she appeared impaired. He conducted a DUII investigation. The officer’s consent search of her car found marijuana. An investigation by a drug recognition expert determined that Turner-Macy was under the influence of CNS depressant. She was cited in lieu of custody for DUII and Reckless Driving. She was cited for Minor in Possession-Marijuana.
May 25 at 12:52., 1000 block of Chambers StreetTraffic Stop/ID Theft Arrest, Case 1608500An officer was patrolling on Chambers Street and W. 12th Avenue and saw a vehicle fail to yield right of way as it made a turn onto Chambers Street. It also failed to use a turn signal within100 feet of a turn near another intersection. The officer stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver, Marc Thomas Tierney, age 30, of Veneta. While he was talking with Tierney, the officer looked over and recognized the passenger as Michael Matthew Ferlaak, age 47, of Eugene. The officer knew Ferlaak was wanted. When the officer asked him name, he gave a different one. Ferlaak’s real identity was confirmed and he was arrested for four counts of ID Theft and taken to jail. The officer found that Tierney was Driving While Suspended and he was issued a traffic citation for that offense.
May 25 at 7:54 a.m., 200 block of Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd.Possession of Meth/Warrants, Case 1608473Two officers were conducting bike patrol at MLK Jr. Boulevard and Coburg Road, when they saw two men sitting along the edge of a car lot business. They were behind bushes planted along the bike path and there have been problems in the area with people drinking, fighting, using drugs and vandalizing park spaces and surrounding property. An officer contacted the two men and one gave a false name. He had methamphetamine in his possession. The officer determined his real identity as James Andrew Stoltz, age 51, and found he had a warrant from Washington County and he was arrested on the Warrant and Possession of Methamphetamine and False Info to a Police Officer.
May 25 at 4:10 a.m., 500 E. 4th AvenueCriminal Mischief/Criminal Trespass, Case 1608469EWEB security called 911 after a man, later identified as Johnnie Wes Shoemaker, age 28, was asked to leave the property. He left after throwing garbage into the street. He was reported to have returned and kicked over two of the metal lamps in the EWEB riverfront courtyard. Officers responded and Shoemaker went down the bank of the river and into the water, which was slow, but deep. He exited and came back up the embankment when he spotted the officers. He was arrested on charges of Criminal Trespass and Criminal Mischief 2.
May 25 at 1:10 a.m., 2019 River RoadWarrant Arrest, Case 1608447A Eugene man, age 31, was playing video poker at CJ`s Restaurant on River Road. He had winnings on the machine but hadn’t printed out his ticket when he got up to outside for a break. It was reported that the woman he was sitting next to, later identified as Lisa Renea Bettles, age 29, from Eugene printed out his winnings ticket from the machine he was playing on. The victim followed Bettles when she left and provide updates via 911 on Bettles location. Officers were able to locate and contact her. She had a confirmed warrant for her arrest (Theft 3 Failure to Appear), and she was arrested. The winnings ticket was voided so the business could reissue the victim a new one.
May 24 at 11:59, 1900 Block of MadisonRobbery I/Attempted Assault I, Case 1608467A 36-year-old Eugene man heard a noise outside his home and found three people in his driveway in the process of trying to steal a car. He confronted them and one of the suspects took out a knife and struck him. The victim was also hit with an unknown object. He didn’t have any life-threatening injuries. The suspects fled the area, possibly on foot. Police are continuing to investigate and anyone with tips can call (541) 682-5111.
May 24, 10:05 p.m., Fred Meyer’s W. 11th AvenueFelon in Possession of Restricted Weapon/Possession of Meth/Warrant, Case 1688465Two officers were at the Fred Meyer parking lot and spotted a man standing near a parked Cadillac near the store. When the man saw the police officers, he turned away as if to hide. A woman got out of the car and together they entered the store. A member of the public approached the officers concerned about the two subjects as they appeared intoxicated on a controlled substance. An officer entered the store and contact the man, Robert Allen Fredrick Shaw, age 32. He was arrested on a warrant and was in possession of meth, heroin, and a knife that was a restricted weapon.
May 24 at 7:45 p.m., 100 Valley River Center Robbery 3, Theft 2, Case 1608461An officer responded to Macy’s for report of theft suspects fighting with store security. Two females, one age 17 and the other age 18, later identified as Jordan Nicole Dahrash, of Eugene), were reported to have taken items into a dressing room, removed the tags and then exited the store. A loss prevention officer stopped both to arrest them and Daharsh resisted. The officer was able to grab her, but Daharsh shoved her into a door. Another employee who came out to help, ended up in a struggle with the 17-year-old female suspect. A third employee responded and the juvenile kicked him in the knee and groin. Dasharsh was taken to jail on charges of Robbery 3 and Theft 2. The juvenile was taken to Serbu.
May 24 at 2:27 p.m., 3110 W. 11th AvenueDUI, Case 1608439911 received a call about a man in a Subaru Legacy who appeared to be passed out and was blocking the Subway on W. 11th. The caller reported the man next drove south on Acorn into oncoming traffic. An officer located the man, identified as Rex William Huston, 56, of Eugene, at W. 15th and Oakpatch. After an investigation he was cited for Careless Driving and charged with DUI.
May 24 at 1:06 p.m., W. 2nd and Jackson Possession of Methamphetamine, Case 1608432An officer was sent to a call regarding an unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle. A woman had seen a female she didn’t know inside a friend’s car. When she went out to try and get her out, the suspect, later identified as Tawny Marie Phillips, age 32, wouldn’t come out. The officer was dispatched and located Phillips at Monroe and W. 3rd, and she was in possession of meth. She was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance – Meth.
May 24 at 8:43 a.m., 110 W. BroadwayResisting Arrest, Case 1608403An officer saw a dog tied to a backpack outside the Buy 2 Market. It was unattended and the owner was shopping inside. A man, later identified as Jesse Miguel Wallace, age 19, approached the officer from across the street. He advised he was in charge of the dog, but that it belonged to a 17-year-old female inside, who police discovered was a reported runaway juvenile. Wallace had been in her company before, and potentially had warrants, so police were investigating further. They asked him about his warrants and for his identification information, which he was reluctant to provide. He backed away, so an officer tried to detain him, but Wallace resisted. Another officer joined the first officer. Wallace was physically resisting and threatening to defecate in his pants. His resistance elevated and additional officers were called to cover. They were able to pin him against the Buy 2 Market building, however the juvenile ran between them with her dog which was barking aggressively, creating a dangerous situation. A bystander yelled at the juvenile and tried to pull her and the dog away so police could continue trying to place Wallace in handcuffs. When additional officers got there, they were able to take him off balance and place him on the ground and then into handcuffs. There were no injuries to Wallace or the officers. Wallace was arrested for warrants (Theft 3 from Springfield, and Criminal Trespass 1 from Eugene), as well as Resisting Arrest. The juvenile was taken home by her guardian.
May 23 at 11:06 p.m., 99 W. BroadwayCase 1608390An officer was dispatched to assist the fire department at the Horsehead Tavern for a woman with a possible overdose. She had been unconscious but breathing. When the officer got there, the 30-year-old Eugene woman had revived a bit but still in difficult circumstances. She reported she had a few shots, but was having trouble her memory. She reported she met a man on a dating website and arranged to meet him at the bar. She was transported to a local hospital. The man was not located. General advisory: Don’t leave a drink unattended at a bar or accept a drink handed to you by someone you don’t know well.
May 23 at 2:56 p.m., Jay Street/Avalon StreetCarry Concealed Weapon/Possession of Meth/Interfere with Peace Officer, 1608366An officer spotted a vehicle on Marshal and Taney and when he ran the plate, it returned to a Jeep. The vehicle, however, was a Nissan Ultima with expired tags. The officer stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver, Angelina Michelle Pierce, 43, of Eugene. Her driving privileges were suspended. Another officer arrived on scene. While the first officer was going back to his vehicle, he noticed she was leaning to the right and digging in her purse. That officer asked her to step out of the vehicle as it was possible stolen, and he went to place her in handcuffs. She was pulling away and she resisted, trying to pull herself from the officers’ grasp, then screaming and then kicking. She kicked one of the officers in the leg. The two officers got her in handcuffs and tried to put her in the patrol vehicle and she resisted. Once inside, she kicked and screamed for a time. During an impound search officers located methamphetamines and an illegal knife and an ice pick. She was arrested for Carry Concealed Weapon, Possession of Methamphetamines, and Interfering with a Peace Officer.
May 23 at 2:17 p.m., E. 15h Avenue/Mill AlyDetox, Case 1608357A member of the public called about an intoxicated male lying in the alley, blocking traffic. When officers arrived, they found the 54-year-old man lying in Mill Aly with his body completely blocking the alley. He was not responsive to verbal or physical communication and there was an odor of alcohol. The officer gave the man a sternum rub before he finally responded. The man had to be helped to stand and officers determined it was not safe to leave him alone, so he was taken to Buckley House.
May 23 at 1:25 p.m., 2100 block of Golden Gardens StreetBurglary 2, Case 1608353An officer responded to a burglary in progress. A woman, Ashley Jennifer Marques, 21, of Eugene, was located in the backyard. The house is currently vacant and the owner installed a No Trespassing sign and has been checking on the house. While he was checking the home on May 23, he found people inside. Marquez was arrested for Burglary in the Second Degree, and an inventory search of her purse yielded a credit card from the property owner.
May 23 at 7:41 a.m., 300 block of E. 11th AvenueCriminal Trespass, Case 1608315A building has been having continued abuse of the property by people who are hanging around on it, especially on a front porch. The property managers posted No Trespassing signs after the continual problems, including trespassing, drug use, drinking, camping, littering, urinating and defecating. An officer stopped by to check the porch and found four people had spent the night there. The porch area was littered with items, food, trash and other things. Wendy Ann Eichholz, 51, of Eugene; Justin Michael Anderson, 28; Barry Alvin Schneider, age 42; and Jessica Noel Szili, 38, of Eugene, were cited in lieu of custody for Criminal Trespass 2.
May 23 at 7:38 a.m., 1465 Coburg RoadCriminal Trespass, Case 1608316A church with a preschool had a trespasser and a police officer responded. Upon arrival, the officer spotted a man, later identified as Joshua Dale Winona, 43, trying to zip his pants after urinating in an alcove of the property. There was a sign above him advising there was no trespassing or camping. He had advised about this several times in the past by staff. He was cited in lieu of custody for Trespass 2 and told not to return.
May 23 at 3:59 a.m., Ferry Street BridgeUnlawful Possession of Controlled Substance Methamphetamine/Warrant, Case 1608313An officer was dispatched to a dispute on Ferry Street Bridge. While she was enroute, she was advised that one of the subjects, Jonnathan E. Hoffman, age 39, of Eugene, had a possible warrant out of Jackson County for Contempt of Court. When she arrived, she found Hoffman and arrested him on the warrant as well as Possession of Methamphetamines.
May 23 at 2:43 a.m., 1300 Bramblewood LaneUnlawful Possession of Controlled Substance Methamphetamine/Warrant, Case 1608312An officer was sent to the 1300 block of Bramblewood to check the welfare of a woman who was reported as possibly being intoxicated or impaired. He contacted the woman, identified as Bethanie Anne Short, age 25. She reported being dropped off by friends at the park and then left there. She had warrants, so the officer arrested her and while conducting an inventory search located Methamphetamine. She was taken into custody on the warrants and Possession of Methamphetamines.
May 23 at 1 a.m., 1600 block of Pearl StreetWarrants (Clackamas County and Multnomah County Sheriff’s Offices), Case 1608309An officer on patrol was sent to a dispute in the 1600 block of Pearl. The dispute ended up being a civil issue. However, one of the involved people, Brooke Michelle Morrison, age 41, of Oregon City, was found to have two warrants, one from Clackamas County and another for Theft 2 from Multnomah County. She was arrested without incident.
May 22 at 5:14 p.m., 933 Olive StreetDisorderly Conduct, Case 1608298There was a report of a woman with a knife chasing a man. Downtown Patrol bike officers responded. The male had left the area, but they were able to locate a woman matching the description and identified her as Kaitlyn Shermaine Monroe, age 22. It was reported that Monroe had shoved the man into a planter box in front of the Buy 2 and threatened him with a knife. The man grabbed Monroe and threw her off to get away. Monroe was arrested for Disorderly Conduct.
May 22 at 2:24 p.m., 337 E. 11th Aly/Mill AlyConsumption Unlicensed Premise/Open Container, Case 1608293An officer was called to respond to a disorderly subject who was reported to be throwing concrete on a building and drinking beer in a public place. When the officer arrived, he found Ian Christopher Kerchee, 42, and Amberlee Pyle, 37, of Springfield, sitting down with beer. Both were cited for Open Container.
May 22 at 5:47 p.m., 2690 River Road/Irving RoadDUI, Case 1608297An officer was called to respond to the Walgreen’s store on River Road regarding a person in the parking lot who was possibly intoxicated sitting in the driver’s seat of a Toyota Tacoma. The officer spotted the truck driving in the parking lot towards Irving and then stopped it on River Road after it made an improper left turn. After an investigation, the driver, Toby Kane Schwartz, 55, of Eugene, was cited in Lieu of Custody for DUI, and Cited for Improper Left Turn.
May 22 at 2:35 a.m., 500 E. 14th Avenue (EWEB)Theft 2 (Bike), Criminal Mischief 2, Criminal Trespass 2, Warrant, Case 1608278A security officer at EWEB reported a bicycle theft in progress. EPD officers arrived and spotted two people leaving the enclosed bicycle cage at the south end of the parking lot, then riding their bicycles west on a sidewalk. They matched the description provided of the suspects. One, Jordan Bradley Ray, age 22, had been reported to have entered the bike cage while a female waited outside. Ray came back out when officers arrived. Officer stopped them and after investigating found probable cause that Ray was riding a bike that he had stolen previously. Ray was charged with Criminal Trespass 2, Criminal Mischief 2 and Theft 2, and a warrant for Probation Violation. The woman was not charged.
May 22 at 12:03 a.m., 2400 Hawkins laneDUII/Reckless Driving, Case 1608276Officers responded to reports that a possible intoxicated driver ran off the road and into a yard. They located the involved vehicle, a Subaru Forrester parked on the road’s shoulder with flat passenger tires. Two males were walking away from the vehicle and they were stopped by officers. One of the men, Zachery Drew Brown, age 23, of Eugene, was found to be the driver and after an investigation it was found that he had picked up two friends from a party and while driving them home lost control of the vehicle in the turn in the 2400 block of Hawkins Lane and went up over the curb and onto the grass. Brown had backed the vehicle off the curb and parked it. Brown was charged with DUII and Reckless Driving.
May 22 at 12 a.m., 956 Willamette StreetCriminal Mischief, Case 1608273A man flagged an officer down to report another man spray painting graffiti on the front of the Killer Burger building at 50 W. Broadway. The officer obtained a description and located the suspect, Christopher Michael Escobedo, 34, of Eugene, standing with other people in the Broadway Alley near Willamette. The same tag had been painted on the Euphoria Chocolate Building and on the side of the Harry Ritchie’s building at 956 Willamette Street. After investigating, the officer cited Escobedo for five counts of Criminal Mischief 2.
May 22 May 22, 900 block of W. 1stBurglary, Unauthorized Use of Vehicle, Possession of Meth, Warrants, Case 1608284In March, an 88-year-old woman reported some jewelry missing from her home. She recalled that on March 17 at 1:45 p.m., a woman, Virginia Cecilia Woodard, 27, of Harrisburg, had been in her home without permission. Her vehicle had been left running in the driveway and she was found to have been in the bedroom. She left the residence and later the jewelry was found to be missing. An officer investigated the case and developed probable cause to arrest Woodard. On May 22, Woodard was reported to have broken into a woman’s house in the 900 block of W. 1st Avenue and taken a vehicle. Officers responded to the location at 9:23 a.m. and Woodard arrived in the vehicle. She was taken into custody for Burglary I, Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, Possession of a Controlled Substance -Meth, the Failure to appear Warrant, Theft I, and two counts of Theft I by Sales. She was cited for Driving while Suspended- Violation. Related cases 1606466 and 1606450
May 21 This was an interesting evening with multiple calls holding, and officers running from call to call. An Electronic Dance Music (EDM) concert at the Cuthbert Theatre led to multiple overdose calls.
May 21 at 11:26 p.m., 11 Delta NB Ofrp/Goodpasture Island RoadDUI, Case 1608271An officer was patrolling W. 6th Avenue and Olive Street spotted a Chevy C1500 make an improper left turn from Olive to W. 6th Avenue. The driver took the off-ramp for Delta Highway and the officer followed him and activated his lights to stop the vehicle. The vehicle didn’t stop until after it got on the Goodpasture Island Bridge overpass despite some applications of horn, and finally a siren. Once the officer got the vehicle stopped, he contacted the driver, , Kit Von Cummings, 47, of Eugene, and conducted an investigation. Cummings was cited in lieu of custody for DUII and given a traffic citation for Improper Left Turn.
May 21 at 10:16 p.m., 899 E. 11th Avenue/Kincaid StreetDUII, Case 1608268An officer spotted a Ford Mustang eastbound on E. 13th Avenue near Patterson Street. The car drifted in the fog line and then the other side of the lane. The officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with the drier, Mohammed Abo-Adel, age 30, of Springfield. He had one passenger. The officer conducted a sobriety check and after his investigation charged Abo-Adel with DUII (Cannabis).
May 21 at 10:46 a.m., 60 Division AvenueID Theft, Possession of Stolen Vehicle, Carry Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of Restricted Weapon, Possession of Methamphetamine, Warrant, Case 1608229Officers responded to Fred Meyer at Division Avenue regarding an ID Theft in progress with three people reported to be trying to use a possible stolen credit card to make a high-priced purchase. The three subjects got into a Dodge Dakota truck after one of the three, later identified as Felicia Fields tried to use the card and it was declined. Officers conducted a traffic stop at the Fred Meyer gas stations and detained Jason Duane Davies, 39, of Springfield, Craig Leon Beaty, 48, and Felicia Fields, age 38. The truck was searched prior to its recovery and officers located property and other evidence. The investigation found the card that was being used had been taken during a vehicle break-in the night before. Beaty was charged with ID Theft, Felon in Possession of a Weapon, Carrying Concealed/Possession of a Knife, Parole Violation. Davies was charged with Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of Heroin, Parole Violation. Fields was charged with Identity Theft.
May 21 at 3:46 a.m., 550 E. 15th AvenueMenacing, Burglary 1, Criminal Mischief 2, Case 1608216Officers were dispatched to an apartment where a disorderly, intoxicated subject, later identified as Taron Briscoe, age 22, was reported to be kicking in the front door to an apartment, forcing his way inside and destroying property and threatening the people inside. The incident was reported to have started when Briscoe began chatting with a group leaving Taylors. He walked home with them. When the group arrived at their residence, they told Briscoe good bye. Briscoe accused them of stealing his cell phone. He is reported to have pounded on the door to the apartment, then begun running and slamming his body into the door, which broke. Briscoe entered the apartment. The victims hid from him in the kitchen. Briscoe briefly left the apartment and the residents were able to get to a bedroom and secure that door. That’s when officers arrived and took Briscoe into custody on two counts of Burglary 1, six counts of Menacing, six counts of Harassment, six counts of Coercion, and Criminal Mischief 2.
May 21 at 1:53 a.m., 199 W. 7th Avenue/Charnelton StreetDUII (Alcohol, Cannabis), case 1608219An officer conducting traffic enforcement spotted a red, two-door sedan make an improper left turn and stopped it. He contacted the driver, Thomas Cash Landrum, 32, of Eugene, and suspected impairment. After an investigation, Landrum was taken into custody on charges of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants. He was cited for Improper Left Turn, Driving without Valid Driving Privileges, and Driving Uninsured.
May 21 at 1:07 a.m., 499 W. 11th Avenue/Washington StreetDUII (CNS – Stimulants), Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangering, Possession of Methamphetamine, case 1608217An officer spotted a grey Honda Fit driving westbound on W. 11th near Willamette Street. It was crossing over the white line, weaving and not maintaining a consistent speed. The driver made an improper turn from the middle lane and was stopped by the officer. The driver, Keith Brian Finkle, age 40, was contacted and both he and his 38-year-old female passenger were acting strangely. The officer suspected impairment. After a DUII investigation, he was arrested for DUI and was lodged at Jail on charged of DUII, Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangering, and Possession of Methamphetamine.
May 20 at 5:16 p.m., W. 2nd and ChambersMotorcycle/Vehicle Crash, Case 1608193A black BMW R10 motorcycle was involved in a collision with a van at W. 2nd and Chambers. The motorcycle, ridden by Charles Woodrow Murphy, 71, had been going north on Chambers Street in the A lane. As the motorcycle was going through the intersection on a green light, a beige van, driven by Danielle Sirota, age 65, was waiting in the dedicated left turn lane in the southbound lanes of Chambers Street. Sirota’s van turned left on W. 2nd Avenue in front of the Murphy’s motorcycle and his motorcycle went into the right side of Sirota’s van. The motorcycle caught fire, which was extinguished by bystanders. Murphy, who had been wearing a helmet, was taken to the hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries. Sirota was cited for Careless Driving and Driving Uninsured.
May 20 at 12:25 a.m., 4177 W. 11th AvenueRobbery 3 /Reckless Endangering, Case 1608147 An officer responded to investigate a robbery at The Keg Tavern located at 4177 W.11th Avenue. He found probable cause that Samuel G. Dillon, age 36, of Junction City forcibly took money from a 29-year-old woman and left the area, and in the process nearly hit her with his car. With the help of Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Dillon’s car was located on Delta Highway and officers were able to perform a traffic stop and take Dillon into custody on charges of Robbery in the Third Degree and Reckless Endangering.
May 19 at 1:23 p.m., 1925 River RoadID Theft, Case 1608116Payday Express reported a possible fraud in progress and police responded. A woman, later identified as Mary Ellen Oldham, 77, of Veneta, was inside the business trying to cash a fraudulent check. An officer responded to investigation and found reports that Oldham had tried to pass other fraudulent checks in the past. Oldham grabbed the check the officer was holding and copies of other transactions and started to rip them up. The officer took the paperwork back and she tried to walk out of the business but was taken into custody for Identity Theft. As it was determined she was a primary caregiver for another individual, she was cited in lieu of custody.
May 19 at 9:08 p.m., 2500 block of Park Forest DriveImproper Use of Emergency Phone/Resisting Arrest, Case 1608137A woman, later identified as Alicia Marie Hanks, age 36, called 911 to report a stolen vehicle. Dispatchers were not able to get enough information for a police response, and she appeared intoxicated and was belligerent with call takers. She called 911 repeatedly and was warned she was misusing the system and would be cited if she continued. She continued and an officer responded and when he got to the location, she found Hanks screaming and throwing an object into the street. The officer told her to stop throwing things and she threw the item again toward him and continued to yell. The officer detained her in handcuffs and she continued to yell. She was arrested for Improper Use of Emergency Phone and Resisting Arrest. She went limp when officers took her to the patrol vehicle and they had to hold her up. While in the patrol car, she kicked and yelled. Ownership of the vehicle Hanks had been reporting was determined to be a civil matter.
May 19 at 5:24 p.m., 699 W. 12th Avenue/Madison StreetWarrant Arrest, Case 1608126An officer was sent to a call involving two disorderly men at W. 12th Avenue and Madison Street. They had been reported screaming and pulling flowers out of an elderly neighbor’s yard, before leaving eastbound on foot in the W. 11th Alley. The officer found them at W. 8th Avenue and Jefferson Street. One of the men, Christopher Eugene Hooper, 37, had a warrant for his arrest for a parole Violation out of the Oregon State Parole Board. He was arrested on the warrant. The caller declined to prosecute for the Criminal Mischief.
May 19 at 7:20 p.m., 57 W. BroadwayCriminal Mischief 2/Harassment/Disorderly Conduct, Case 1608130There was a fight in the Broadway/Olive area and police were called. A man, later identified as Adam Thomas Dickinson, 22, was reported to have attacked another man in front of a business at 57 W. Broadway. The victim, a 24-year-old Eugene man, reported Dickinson walked by and asked him for money. The victim refused and Dickinson swore at him and threatened him, followed him and shoved him in the shoulders. The victim went into a store to get away from him, but Dickinson followed him swearing. Eventually Dickinson left, but the victim reported seeing Dickinson hit a second person in the face on the corner of Broadway and Olive. The second victim, a 15-year-old male from Eugene reported that Dickinson approached him and yelled at him, then hit him multiple times. Dickinson was arrested for Criminal Mischief 2, Harassment and Disorderly Conduct.
May 18 at 1:17 p.m., 300 block of E. 12th AvenueCriminal Mischief and Trespass, Case 1608042Some residents in the 300 block of E. 12th have been having continuing problems with people who are hanging around outside their house. There has been damage to property, trespassing, alcohol containers left out front, and urination and defecation in the side yards, and anti-social behavior. Earlier in the week a visitor to town was upset that a resident used a yard sprinkler to try and move people away from the property, and unhooked the sprinkler and threw it across the street. She was cited in lieu of custody for Criminal Trespass 2. On May 18, Edward Paul Slagle, age 51, was in the area and carrying a golf club and a pipe. An officer spotted Slagle walk up to a residence where people were grouped and swing it, smashing the yard sprinkler. He then was observed going north in Mill Alley. The officer and two other officers caught up to Slagle in the OCCU lot, 488 E. 11th Avenue, and he ran. He was detained at the Minit Market, in the 500 block of E. 11th Avenue, after having to be threatened with the use of a taser. Slagle was arrested for Criminal Trespass 2 and Criminal Mischief 3.
May 18 at 12:35 p.m., W. 8th Avenue/ Van Buren StreetPossession of Heroin/Warrant, Case 1608054Police responded to investigate a report of a dispute between several males and a female outside the New Frontier Market. A bystander had been concerned that children would soon be getting off the school bus and would have to walk by the group that was yelling and arguing. The officer arrived and found a van and a woman later identified as Sarah Louise Foottit, age 34, of Eugene, in the driver’s seat. She had a passenger, Gregory James Scott, 54. Nathan Todd Hicklin, age 34, was nearby with a bicycle. Officers found that the bike had been a reported stolen bike (case 16-07928). Hicklin was arrested for Theft 1-Receiving. The bicycle’s owner, a 27-year-old Eugene woman, was located and the bike returned to her. Jared Patrick Brooks, age 26, had been one of the people yelling at the New Frontier Market and was contacted during the investigation. He was found to have a warrant and was arrested on that, as well as Possession of Heroin. There were drugs found in the van. Gregory Scott was arrested on a Possession of Heroin probation violation as well as Possession and Distribution of Heroin. Foottit was cited in lieu of custody for Possession and Distribution of heroin.
May 18, at 8:28 a.m., 1645 Coburg RoadAssault – Case 16-08025Police responded to the Dari-Mart at the location for a male subject who was threatening another male subject known to him inside the store, and continued to aggress the male verbally before a physical altercation ensued in the parking lot. Police contacted the involved subjects and arrested Joshua David Steward, age 37, of Eugene, for Assault and Disorderly Conduct. During the altercation, the 44-year-old victim received an injury to his hand.
May 18 at 12:34 a.m., W. 8th Avenue/ Van Buren StreetDUI/Careless Driving, Case 1608015On May 18 at 1:34 a.m., police stopped a vehicle at W. 7th Avenue and Blair Boulevard after observing it pull out of a parking lot, go eastbound down W. 11th and then fail to signal a turn onto W. 7th Avenue. The vehicle nearly drove onto a curb near Polk. Police stopped and contact the driver, Amber Lavon Love, 37, of Eugene, who was cited in lieu of custody for DUI and Careless Driving.
May 18 at 12:07 a.m., 5900 block of Avalon StreetReckless Endangering, Criminal Mischief 2, Hit and Run, Reckless DrivingAn officer was dispatched to a call regarding a small black pickup that had crashed into a tree and left the scene. The pickup had run a stop sign at a high rate of speed, almost hit a white sedan with a driver and three passengers, then gone through a residence’s front yard and hit a tree, which ended up across the middle of the street. The truck left at a high rate of speed. However, the license plate got left behind in the debris. Police responded to the registered address and contacted Miguel Angel Rivera-Martinez, age 21, of Eugene. He was cooperative with the investigation and was arrested on four counts of Reckless Endangering, Reckless Driving, Hit and Run, Criminal Mischief 2, and cited for Driving While Suspended and Driving Uninsured.
May 17 at 7:13 p.m., 2060 River RoadHarassment/Possession of Meth/Disorderly Conduct/Fugitive, Case 1608008An officer responded to a call about a dispute in which one male had punched another at the Grocery Outlet. He was advised the suspect, later identified as Michael Ray Cardwell, 33, had left the location and then returned and punched another customer in the face. Upon arrival, the officer found several employees standing near the front of the store. Cardwell was standing just south of the store entrance. When the officer got out of his vehicle, Cardwell quickly began to approach. He had a knife clipped to his pants pocket and the officer told him to sit down. Cardwell didn’t follow the commands and the officer had to remove his Taser to gain compliance. Cardwell was arrested without further incident. The incident began when an 18-year-old man and his 19-year-old girlfriend were driving into the Grocery outlet looking for a parking space. Cardwell approached the male driver’s window and asked a question. When the victim turned his head to look at his girlfriend, Cardwell hit him in the face. Another victim, age 22, reported being on a break from his job nearby when he heard Cardwell yelling. He tried to walk past Cardwell, but Cardwell followed him into the store and accused him of running him off the road. The victim didn’t own a vehicle. Cardwell went to punch him and the victim blocked the punch and placed Cardwell in a headlock, there was a struggle and the victim put Cardwell on the ground while store employees stepped in to help. They escorted Cardwell out of the store. The officer found that Cardwell had a warrant out of Nye County Sheriff’s Office in Nevada for Failure to appear on a dangerous drugs charge. He was arrested on charges of Fugitive from Justice, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, two counts of Physical Harassment, and Disorderly Conduct in the Second Degree.
May 17 at 5:41 p.m., 300 block of East 12th AvenueForgery/ID Theft/Theft, Case 1607992
On May 17, an officer responded to White Bird at 241 E. 12th Avenue for report of fraud. A 34-year-old woman reported having gone to use her bank account at a local grocery store and found that money she had been expecting was gone. She believed someone took her account information from her while she was sleeping on the porch of the clinic. The officer investigated and developed probable cause that Christopher Chababi, age 27, of Eugene, had taken her bank account information and withdrawn the cash. The officer made plans to locate Chababi during his shifts. Chababi was located at 5:41 pm. and arrested on charges of Forgery 2, ID Theft, and Theft 2.
May 17 at 5:22 p.m., 2000 block of Bailey HillDUI, Case 1608006Police were called to report a driver of a Scion swerving all over the road and nearly striking the center divider and curb. An officer located the vehicle in the parking lot of D’s Market and it was taking up three parking spots. When he found the driver, Katherine Annette Allen, age 55, of Eugene, she was slumped over. After contact was made, she refused the exit the vehicle and interfered with the officers attempts to explain the situation to her. A cover officer was concerned she might try to leave and reached into the vehicle and opened the driver’s door. Allen resisting coming out, but two officers were able to pull her outside of it. Allen was lodged at the Lane County Jail for DUII.
May 17 at 4:33 p.m., 4103 W. 18th AvenueDelivery of Heroin/Criminal Trespass, Case 1608005A call came in regarding two subjects passed out in a vehicle in the driveway of the Redwood Apartments complex, which is posted no trespassing. An officer responded and contacted the two, Jarrelle Jason Marrsolinger, age 25, of Eugene, and passenger Michael Wayne Stewart, Jr., age 25, of Lebanon. Stewart had a handful of money in his hand and they were both surprised to be woken up. Dispatch advised the officer that Marrsolinger had a warrant for his arrest. He was arrested without incident on his warrant. As the officer conducted his investigation, he began to suspect drugs might be associated with the vehicle and gained consent to search. Stewart was transported to the Lane County Jail where he was lodged on the charges of: Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule I (two counts), Possession of Heroin, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule II, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule III (two counts), Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule IV , Delivery of a Controlled Substance Schedule I (two counts), Delivery of a Controlled Substance Heroin, Delivery of a Controlled Substance Schedule II, Delivery of a Controlled Substance Schedule III (two counts), Delivery of a Controlled Substance Schedule IV.
May 17, at 12:16 p.m., 610 W. 1st AveTheft 3 – Case 16-07988Police responded to the Neighborhood Market for a reported Theft. Police received information that an employee observed the suspect, Daniel Lee Gosline, age 60, of Eugene, leave the store without attempting to pay for an item. The employee located Gosline at Washington/ Jefferson Park, and he returned to the store until police arrived. The officer contacted Gosline about the incident, and he repeatedly gave the officer false identifying information. The officer eventually found the correct information and he was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for False Information to a Police Officer and Theft in the Third Degree.
May 17, at 10:52 a.m., Ed Cone Blvd./ Owen LoopPolice located Kelly Gene Carter, age 48, of Eugene, and contacted him regarding several incidents where police investigated a series of threatening and obscene phone calls to local businesses. The cases began in April 2016. Carter was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail on 56 counts of Telephonic Harassment. The victim businesses were varied and included assisting living facility, auto service, auto dealer, towing company, freight service.
May 15, at 12:42 a.m., 211 Washington StreetAssault 1 Case 16-07856Police responded to Old Nick’s Pub after receiving information that an unknown male subject attempted to stab an employee with a stick. The suspect was unable to present proper identification and was told that he needed to leave. The suspect refused to leave and was walked toward the entrance by the employee. The employee then observed the suspect pick up a candle from a podium and grabbed the suspect and candle to prevent him from using it as a weapon. The suspect subsequently displayed a sharp stick and swung it toward the victim’s neck, and the employee blocked his arm. The employee pushed the suspect out the open front door and he left the location. Police located a person who matched the description of the suspect, Blake Patrick Sexton, age 32, of Eugene, at the 951 W. 6th Ave 7-Eleven, and contacted him regarding the incident. As police were contacting Sexton, he discarded paraphernalia from his person and attempted to destroy it by stepping on it repeatedly. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Assault in the First Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing, Burglary in the First Degree, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Methamphetamine and Tampering With Evidence.
May 15, at 1:06 a.m., 922 Garfield St.DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 16-07854Police responded to the Wetlands Pub and received information that the driver of a red Toyota Tacoma, Michele L Cross, age 55, of Eugene, backed into an unoccupied Toyota 4 Runner parked in the parking lot. Cross was contacted regarding the incident and was arrested for DUII and Reckless Driving. She was transported to the Lane County Jail.
May 14, at 2:39 a.m., 500 E. BroadwayDUII – Case 16-07796An officer observed a black Dodge Ram slide through a red stop light at Coburg and Broadway, before slowly backing up to correct its position behind the crosswalk. The officer contacted the driver Nicholas Marie Desaintphalle, age 28, of Eugene, and cited him for DUII and Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device.
May 14, at 11:22 a.m., 1900 block of Taft StreetDUII – Case 16-07811Police contacted the driver of a jeep, Jacob Thomas Kloehn, age 22, of Eugene, after he crashed into the neighbor’s vehicle while backing out of a driveway. Police contacted Kloehn and cited him for DUII and transported to the Springfield Jail on a warrant.
May 14, at 1:26 a.m., S. Garden Way/ MLK Jr. Blvd. Reckless Endangering/DUII Case 16-07795Police responded to a single vehicle crash involving a green 1998 Chevrolet pickup that received extensive front end damage after it hit a tree. The driver, Christopher Lopez, age 20, of Springfield, left the scene, and was contacted at a residence a short time later, and it was found that he did not have permission to drive the vehicle. Police received information that there was another occupant in the vehicle at the time of the crash, and Lopez was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Reckless Endangering, Unlawful Use of a Vehicle, DUII, Hit and Run – Property Damage, and Reckless Driving.
May 14, at 7:31 p.m., W. 13th Ave/ Jefferson St.DUII- Case 16-07843Police responded to a motor vehicle crash and observed a blue 2007 Ford Taurus with damage to the front passenger side on the east side of Jefferson St. facing north, and received information that the Taurus hit an unoccupied parked vehicle that sustained damage to the rear driver’s side area. Police contacted the driver, David William Chilcote, age 42, of Klamath Falls, and transported to the Lane County Jail for DUII.
May 13 at 1:51 a.m., 4291 River RoadWarrant Arrest, Case 1607735
An officer working in the north River Road area noticed vehicle parked at Awbry Park, which was closed. He spotted a man, later identified as Keith Brian Finkle, 40, in the driver’s seat. Finkle had a a warrant for Failure to Appear Possession of Methamphetamine and Failure to Appear Reckless Driving. He was taken into custody without incident.
May 13, 12:27 a.m., W. 8th Avenue/Washington StreetDUII Intoxicants (Alcohol/Cannabis), Possession Controlled Substances, 1607732An officer conducting traffic enforcement near 8th and Washington spotted a red truck driving without headlights. He stopped the truck and spoke with the driver, Leland Bucknell Benjamin, age 21, of Corvallis. The officer suspected Benjamin was impaired and investigated further. He was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants (alcohol/cannabis), and possession of controlled substance schedule 1 (Psilocybin Mushrooms). Benjamin was cited for driving without headlights, open container, and driving uninsured
May 13 at 1:30 a.m., E. 11th Avenue/Willamette StreetDUIIAn officer was working a designated DUII-enforcement assignment and spotted a Honda sedan turning east onto W. 10th Avenue. It was driving in the bus only lane, and later turned southbound onto Willamette Street, crossing over the double yellow-line, and then accelerating. The officer stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver, Stacie Renee Schovajsa, 26, of Eugene, through the window. After investigating, the officer cited her in lieu of custody for DUII.
May 12 at 4:45 p.m., 255 Lincoln StreetWarrant Arrest, Case 1607695
Officers responded to a report of man riding an unreported stolen bicycle. After they spoke with the complainant, they learned the man had fled on foot into the woods on Skinner’s Butte Park. Another officer who was in the area, spotted the man sliding down a hillside near 255 Lincoln Street and detained him for the other officers. The man, identified as Eli Edward Allen, age 35, of Eugene, had a warrant for his arrest. He was taken into custody on the warrant. The bike was returned to the owner.
On May 12, 5:32 p.m., 4550 W. 11th WalmartTheft 3, Case 1607693An officer was dispatched to Walmart, to report of a shoplifter, later identified as Marissa Lynn Pugh, in custody. Pugh was suspected of trying to wear merchandise out of the story without paying. Pugh was charged with Theft in the Third Degree and lodged at the Lane County Jail.
May 12 at 2:38 p.m., 4300 block of Commerce StreetInhaling Toxic Vapors, Case 1607684An officer was dispatched to report of a woman in her 20s huffing toxins from an aerosol can and passing out. While the officer was speaking with her, the woman, Marissa Lynn Pugh, age 24, stuck her finger down her throat and made herself throw up as what she had huffed was making her feel ill. She declined medical attention and appeared to be able to take care of herself. She was cited in lieu of custody for Inhaling Toxic Vapors.
May 12 at 6:45 a.m., 344 Goodpasture Island Rd. Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle (Case 16-07648) Theft 3/Interfering With a Police Officer (Case 16-07448)Police responded to Kendall Lexus for a male subject who had been observed by an employee entering several vehicles in a fenced area. When employees attempted to contacted the subject, he left but returned a short time later and was told to leave. The subject again returned, and was carrying a suitcase and tools. Police arrived at the location and contacted Vyacheslav Leonidovich Stefanskiy, age 25, of Gresham, and arrested him on five counts of Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree. He was transported to the Lane County Jail. Police also charged Stefanskiy with Theft in the Third Degree and Interfering With a Police Officer (Case 16-07448), regarding an incident on May 8, where police attempted to contact him following information from an employee at Safeway on E. 18th Avenue that he had left the store without attempting to pay for an item on March 16. When police attempted to contact Stefanskiy, he ran, and police were unable to locate him at the time.
May 12 at 1:25 a.m., 1010 Willamette StreetHarassment, Case 1607641A 20-year-old man and his girlfriend were at the McDonald Theatre attending a concert. They had been having an ongoing dispute with one of their relatives, Theodore Wayne Hiner, age 39, of Sweet Home. They were unaware that Hiner was also attending the concert. Hiner walked up to the 20-year-old and punched him in the face. Police arrived and cited Hiner for Physical Harassment.
May 11 at 8:28 p.m., 1255 Hilyard St. Criminal Mischief 2 – Case 1607633Police responded to the University District Hospital following information that the suspect, Nicholas Dell Pearson, age 35, of Eugene, threatened to harm an employee and refused to leave. For the protection of staff, Pearson was detained in a room until police arrived, and he caused damage to the door of the room by striking it repeatedly. Police contacted Pearson in the room and arrested him for Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.
May 11 at 6:08 a.m., 2700 block of PayneIdentity Theft, Case 1607579An officer was dispatched to a report of mail theft and began searching for two suspects, later identified as Brandon Avery Weltch, age 23, and Adrienne Leanne Post, age 27. He found them standing next to bicycles they had been riding, in front of a cluster of mail boxes in the 2700 block of Payne. Weltch had envelopes in his possession and Post had an envelope as well. The officer continued investigating and found a meth pipe, additional envelopes, and bolt cutters. Weltch was arrested for Identity Theft, Mail Theft, Possession of Theft Tools, and Possession of Controlled Substance Methamphetamine. Post was charged with Identity Theft and Mail Theft. They were both taken to Jail.
May 11 at 10:51 a.m., 1735 W. 18th AvenueHit and Run Vehicle (Injury), Case 1607594A 59-year-old Eugene man was hit by an orange Honda Element near the drive thru exit for Dari Mart on W. 18th. It was reported to have struck the man in the driveway and then backed up and drove around him, and left the area. There was suspect information for Natasha Irene Reulet, age 40, who had purchased items inside the store. Police responded to Reulet’s home in Eugene and took her into custody for Hit and Run.
May 11 at 1:07 p.m., W. 3rd Avenue and Washington StreetHit and Run Vehicle (Injury), Case 1607601An 84-year-old male pedestrian from Eugene was crossing W. 3rd Avenue when he was struck by a white Honda Odyssey. The driver, who appeared to be a male in his 20s, left the scene without exchanging information or rendering aid to him. The pedestrian was crossing W. 3rd Avenue mid-block between Lawrence Street and Washington Street. The Honda was approaching and honked its horn, but didn’t stop. The pedestrian ws startled, lost his balance and placed his hands on the vehicle to steady himself as it continued past him. He spun and fell to the ground. Officers conducted an area search, but did not locate the vehicle. The pedestrian declined medics.
May 11 at 8:32 p.m., 204 JeffersonAssault at Park, Case 1607632Police received a call about several people fighting with skateboards. A group of individuals had been hanging out at the skate park, when there was a confrontation between one man and another. A third man, age 19, from Eugene, intervened between the two and was hit in the face. It was reported that some skateboarders got up and started to also join in the fight. The male victim was reported to have fallen to the ground and then been hit and kicked by multiple people. An 18-year-old Eugene woman, who was with the male victim, was reported to have tried to intervene and was hit in the nose by a bike handlebar and then bitten by an unknown suspect. During the altercation a third female, age 14, reported being tased in the arm by another female at the scene. Everyone left in groups after police were called.
May 11 at 9:37 p.m., 240 WashingtonAssault, Case 1607636There was a report of an 18-year-old Springfield man being assaulted on May 8 at the Washington Jefferson Skate Park. He was reported to have gone to the park to meet up with a female friend. When he arrived along with another male friend, he saw his female friend in a heated verbal dispute with a man identified as Adam Cyrus Larsen, age 22. The victim approached Larsen and tried to intervene, but Larsen yelled at him. The victim went to another location at the park and started packing his female friend’s possessions. While he was still packing, Larsen came over and when the victim tried to speak with him, he was reportedly grabbed by the head and kneed in the chest, sustaining an injury. Police located Larsen on May 11, sitting in front of Buy 2, 110 West Broadway and contacted him. He was arrested for a parole violation warrant, Assault 4, Possession of a Controlled Substance Methamphetamine.
May 12 at 1:32 a.m., 648 E. 14th AvenueDisorderly Conduct, Case 1607644
A male was reported to be yelling that he had a knife at Hilyard Park. Another caller reported the man was yelling at bystanders and challenging them to a fight. An officer made contact with the man, Chad Brian Tudor, age 44. He was yelling to a group of about four students standing across the street, challenging them to a fight. At several points, Tudor threatened to come back and harm the students. He appeared to be under the influence of a substance. He was arrested for Disorderly Conduct.
May 9 at 3:05 a.m., 1300 Block of David AvenueDUII/Single Vehicle Crash, Case 1607461A call came in regarding a single-vehicle crash. The driver, later identified as Andrew Cervantes, age 28, of Eugene, was believed to be intoxicated. He struck a pickup parked in the 1300 block of David Avenue, moving it about 15 feet. He was not injured and was driving uninsured. He was cited for DUII, Careless Driving.
May 9, 11:32 a.m., 27 E. 5th AveCriminal Trespass 2/Disorderly Conduct/Criminal Mischief 3Police responded to the Oregon Electric Station for a disorderly trespasser, and received information that a female subject was refused service by an employee after recognizing her as a customer that did not pay for a served drink on May 6. The female, Susan Valerie Mullan, age 49, was asked multiple times to leave the restaurant. Mullan then yelled at the employee and demanded to be served a drink, and caused a disruption to the other guests in the restaurant. Mullan subsequently threatened to throw glasses at the employees, and instead threw small personal items at the employees. When the officer arrived, he contacted Mullan and escorted her out of the restaurant and arrested her for Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree, Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree. She was transported to the Lane County Jail. Case number 16-07472
May 10 at 2:14 a.m., 1448 Hilyard StreetDisorderly Conduct/Trespass, Case Four callers reported a male was in the alley yelling and trying to engage anyone willing into a fight. At one point he yelled about having a gun. The man, identified as Chad Brian Tudor, age 44, was inside a fenced dumpster and police were able to arrest him without incident and lodged him at the Jail for Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.
May 8, 2:54 a.m., 900 block of Willamette St. Police responded to information of a woman refusing to exit a taxi. The subject, Susan Valerie Mullan, age 49, of Eugene, entered the vehicle before the male customer who ordered the taxi, and demanded to be driven away. A police officer contacted Mullan, and she refused to follow direction from the officer. She was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail on two counts of Disorderly Conduct. Case number 16-07409
May 8 at 2:58 a.m., 400 block of BroadwayDUII – Case 16-07410Police contacted the driver of a Ford Expedition, Arlanda Lee Mitchell, age 35, of Cottage Grove, after observing the vehicle weave within its lane. He was arrested for DUII.
May 8, 7:30 a.m., 700 block Lorane HwyPolice responded to a single vehicle crash and observed the involved vehicle with extensive front end damage in a ditch on the south side of Lorane Hwy, just east of the Storey Blvd. stop sign. Police also observed damage to the median, a “Divert Right” sign, two trees and shrubs. The driver, Erik Daniel Soto, age 25, of Eugene, was contacted by police and cited in lieu of custody for DUII, Reckless Driving and Driving While Suspended. Case number 16-07414
May 8, 1:56 a.m., Hayes St./ W. 13th AveAn officer observed a vehicle driving and nearly crash into traffic cones on Garfield St., and then veer into the oncoming lane of traffic, before making a left turn onto Broadway without signaling. The driver, Patrick Casey Regan, age 25, of Eugene, was contacted on Hayes St. and cited in lieu of custody for DUII, Careless Driving, and Driving Uninsured. Case number 16-07407
May 8, 5:26 p.m., 300 Valley River CenterPolice responded to JC Penny after receiving information that a shoplifter fought with an employee, after the employee observed the female suspect leave the store without attempting to pay of the items on her person. The employee attempted to contact the suspect, Ashley Ann Lusk, age 35, of Eugene, and she refused to stop. The employee then attempted to detain Lusk and she pushed and scratched the employee, and tried to pull away. Police contacted Lusk at the location, and arrested her for Robbery in the Third Degree and warrants. She was transported to the Lane County Jail. Case number 16-07446
May 9, at 1:42 a.m., 62 W. BroadwayHarassment, Criminal Trespass, Case 1607284An officer was sent to report of a possible disorderly trespasser at 62 West Broadway, the Cowfish. There was information the suspect, later identified as Blake Patrick Sexton, age 32, had swung and struck a 26-year-old male bouncer at the location. Sexton had been told multiple times earlier to leave the property. It was reported that Sexton stayed on the sidewalk after hitting the bouncer and that he charged at victim and another bouncer, then threatened to come back and shoot them. Officers took Sexton into custody without incident and lodged him at Jail for harassment and criminal trespass II.
May 5, 10:46 p.m., 599 W. 12th Avenue/JeffersonDUII/Reckless Driving, Case 1607273Officers were dispatched to W. 12th Avenue and Jefferson after a 2005 black Mercedes Benz crashed into two parked vehicles on the west side of Jefferson Street, between 11th Avenue and W. 12th Avenue. There were also two trash cans in the road. Officers contacted Donald Yang, age 44, of Eugene. Police investigated and charged Yang with DUII and Reckless Driving.
May 5 at 9:58 p.m., 3600 Vine Maple Street/AgateDUII – Motorcycle, Case 1607274Police were called to a single vehicle (motorcycle) crash with the rider down on the ground. The involved rider, Joshua Richard Elbert, age 26, of Eugene, was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. After an investigation, he was cited for DUII and Careless Driving.
May 5, at 10:13 p.m., 1290 Oak StreetDUII, reckless driving, hit and run, and open container – Case 1607269Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Oak Street regarding a three-vehicle crash. There was a white 1994 Acura crashed against a parked and unoccupied black Subaru. The Subaru was pushed with force toward the sidewalk, was on its side, and had crashed against a parked and unoccupied 2007 white Ford Focus. The Ford Focus sustained extensive damage to the rear. Medics were treating a man later identified as Timothy Allen Dull, age 23, of Eugene.
During this, Dispatch advised of a separate hit and run incident at or near the intersection of 19th Avenue and Willamette. The description of the suspect`s car in the hit and run incident, matched the same as the white Acura involved in the crash.
After an investigation, Dull was charged with DUII, Reckless Driving, Hit and Run, and Open Container.
May 6, 10:30 p.m., 3600 block of W. 13th AvePolice responded to an apartment and contacted Demitrius Nathaniel Williams, age 19, after receiving information that he had been yelling at someone in the residence. When police arrived, Williams was confrontational with the officers, refused to follow direction and yelled at the officers. Police attempted to detain Williams and he resisted and threatened the officers. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Resisting Arrest and a warrant. Case number 16-07324
May 6 at 8:23 p.m., 1499 W. 12th Avenue/ AlmadenMenacing, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Disorderly Conduct 2, Reckless Driving, Case 1607321An officer was sent to a call regarding a man who had menaced several people with a gun.
An 18-year-old woman and several friends reported they were driving from a rally westbound on W. 12th near Almaden and a green, four-door sedan passed them in the east bound oncoming lanes the wrong way, cut in front of her and slammed on its brakes immediately stopping in front of her vehicle. The victim reported she had to slam on her brakes to avoid a collision with the back of the green sedan. The driver of the green sedan, later identified as Rian Paul Yancey, 22, of Eugene, was reported to have exited the vehicle holding a handgun and walked toward and then around the victim’s vehicle yelling and angry about having something thrown into his vehicle, striking it. He reportedly didn’t point the gun at anyone. After this, Yancey is reported to have gotten into his vehicle and left the scene. Officers responded to Yancey’s residence and contacted him. After further investigation, Yancey was arrested without incident.
May 7, 1:58 a.m., E. 13th Ave/ Kincaid St. A police officer contacted the driver of a Toyota 4-Runner after it honked repeatedly, revved its engine and accelerated north from the intersection at a high rate of speed. The driver, Mateo Esequiel Guillen Nicholes, age 18, of Eugene, was cited for DUII and Reckless Driving. Case number 16-07335
On May 7, at 3:43 p.m., 801 E. 13th AvenueDisorderly Conduct, Case 1607374Police were dispatched to Starbucks at 801 E 13th regarding a man, Matthew Mason Hobson, age 36, who was trespassing, where they had been approximately an hour earlier for a call involving Hobson after he was trespassed at that time. However, he returned and began to yell and curse inside, alarming employees and patrons. He was arrested for disorderly conduct without incident.
On May 7, at 3:43 p.m., 801 E. 13th AvenueBurglary 1, 1883 University Street, Case 1607349A burglary of a residence was reported in the 1800 block of University Street. This building houses Gutenberg College including classrooms, faculty offices and student residential rooms.
The 18-year-old complainant, reported that a suspect came to the front door and rang the bell or knocked. When she opened the door he entered uninvited, forcing his way past her, and going up the stairs to the residence halls. The suspect was unknown to the complainant.
The suspect is described as a dark skinned, possibly mixed race black male in his 20s, wearing a baggy shirt (possibly grey), and dark baggy shorts, black combat boots and black socks, dark knit cap and backpack. He had a word tattooed on his neck, some facial hair (possibly a mustache or small beard.
Two male residents confronted the suspect, who was stealing a laptop. The suspect went downstairs and tried to exit the front door but one of the residents blocked his exit. The suspect then went back through the house and exited through a back door.
One of the residents followed the suspect, who was fleeing down an alley. The suspect stopped and the resident and he had a confrontation in which the suspect attempted to hit and kick the resident. He then fled.
May 7 at 9:03 p.m., 199 E. 13th Avenue/Pearl StreetDUII –Case 1607389An officer was driving west on E. 14th Avenue, near Patterson and spotted a grey Jeep Liberty on E. 14th driving westbound in an eastbound lane for two blocks, then nearly struck center medians, and rolled through a stop sign without making a full stop. The officer performed a traffic stop and contacted the driver, Coburn Patrick Hopkins, age 21, of Eugene. There was one passenger in the car. After a Drug Recognition Expert investigation, he was cited for DUII (Cannabis/Alcohol).
May 3, 11:25 p.m., 4500 block of W. 11th Police responded to the area for a possible DUII driver of a Volvo, and conducted a traffic stop after receiving information that the driver, Michael Anthony Lausmann, age 31, of Eugene, was observed falling twice before driving the vehicle and was possibly impaired. Police contacted Lausmann, and arrested him for DUII. Case number 16-07104.
May 3, 9:45 p.m., 700 Hwy 99NPolice responded to the area regarding a subject who was armed with a knife, and wanting police officers to shoot him. Police negotiated with the man from a distance and he eventually complied with direction from the officers. He was taken into custody and transported to the hospital on a non-criminal hold. Case number 16-07097
May 3, 10:19 a.m., Barger Drive Police responded to the area for a possible DUII driver in a black Ford Explorer and located the vehicle after it rear-ended another vehicle at the intersection of N. Terry St. and Barger Driver. Police received information from multiple drivers that the Explorer, driven by James McDonald Attaway, age 34, of Eugene, had been driving all over the roadway, and presented a serious danger to people in the area. Police contacted Attaway, arrested and transported him to the Lane County Jail for DUII and Reckless Driving. Case number 16-07069
May 2, 11:29 p.m., 800 block of CharneltonPolice responded to the area regarding a disorderly subject who was throwing rocks at cars, running in and out of traffic and threatening people. Police contacted the suspect, Blake Patrick Sexton, age 32, of Eugene, and arrested him for Disorderly Conduct. He was transported to the Lane County Jail. Case number 16-07031
May 2, 1:45 p.m., Hughes St./ Pattison St. Police responded to the area for a vehicle crash, and observed a white 1991 Buick Century off the roadway and approximately 3 feet from a wooden fence. The driver, Deborah Jeanne Helm, age 66, of Eugene, was unable to stand without assistance and was transported to the hospital by medics. Police received information from a driver in the area that the car had been driving erratically on Highway 99N, and weaving in and out of traffic in a way that other nearby cars had to stop to avoid hitting her. Helm was cited for DUII, Reckless Driving, and Driving Uninsured. Case number 16-07039
May 1, 2:51 a.m., University District HospitalPolice responded to information of a male subject who had recently been trespassed and was trying to break windows in the emergency room. Police contacted the suspect, Gregory David Stacy, age 23, and arrested him for Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.
April 30, 12:13 a.m., 94 W. BroadwayPolice received information that a person was seen swinging a knife at people outside Davis’s Bar downtown and threatening a male subject. Police located the suspect near the back of a second bar, Starlight Lounge, on Olive St. and yelled for him to stop. The suspect, Carl Ray Creech, age 37, of Springfield, eventually complied with direction from the officer. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Disorderly Conduct.
April 30, 1:33 a.m., 4550 W. 11thPolice responded to Walmart for information of two shoplifters who had fought with employees before leaving southbound on Commerce in a red Honda. Officers were able to locate a vehicle that matched the provided description, and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle failed to stop at the at the stop sign, and eventually stopped near W. 18th Avenue. Police contacted Samantha Snow Peard, age 22, of Eugene, and Danielle Rae Born, age 23, of Creswell. Both suspect were arrested for Robbery in the Third Degree, Possession of Heroin and Theft in the Third Degree. Born was also arrested for a warrant and received additional charges of Assault in the Fourth Degree and Possession of Methamphetamine. Police received information that Born punched an employee in the face and bit another employee in the arm. Peard received an additional charge of Reckless Driving. Both were transported to the Lane County Jail.