On April 29, 2018, police received report of windows being shot out at a Hwy 99 business. Officers responded, found one window completely shattered and a hole in an adjacent window consistent with being shot with a BB gun. Over the next several weeks, several more reports came in for the Hwy. 99 and S. Bertelsen areas. EPD Property Crimes detectives followed up with an investigation and identified a suspect, Brian Lee Moe, age 44, with the assistance of the west Eugene area businesses and social media.
Moe was arrested on June 29, 2018 for several counts of Criminal Mischief and an outstanding warrant. On July 4, after more investigative follow-up, several additional charges of Criminal Mischief were added.
Moe was charged with a total of 17 felony counts of Criminal Mischief I and four misdemeanor counts of Criminal Mischief II for vandalizing 15 west Eugene area businesses.
Related Eugene Police Department cases are:
18-06876 - Putter`s and Strike City18-08128 - Kevin Cohen Plumbing18-08349 - Mason Supply18-08353 - Oregon Paddle Sports18-08538 - Automotive Sheet Metal18-08708 - Carbide Saw18-08785 - 1265 S Bertelsen #718-08842 - Don`s Maytag18-08845 - Docutrak18-08856 - 1001 S Bertelsen18-08860 - Carother`s and Sons18-08862 - Farmer`s Insurance18-08978 - Associated Design18-09211 - 1541 Hwy 9918-10984 - 1511 Hwy 99
On May 28 around 5 a.m., police received information of a silver or gray sedan that drove by Eugene Carbide Saw on the 4200 block of West 6th Avenue, shot and damaged several of the windows at the business with a pellet gun.
Last week, police received information of similar incidents involving two other nearby businesses on Commercial Way at Oregon Paddle Sports and Mason’s Supply Co, and a warehouse on Bertelsen Road. In each incident, the windows were damaged by a small projectile during the hours overnight that the businesses were closed.
If you have any information regarding these incidents or involved suspect, please contact Eugene Police at 541.682.5111.