6:30 a.m., today, March 5, Eugene Police and Lane County Sheriff’s Office took
Rickie A. Miller, age 32, of Crystal Lake, Illinois, into custody without
incident during a traffic stop at Willow Creek. He has been charged with
three counts of Rape in the First Degree, two counts of Sodomy in the First
Degree, two counts of Kidnap, Strangulation in the First Degree, Menacing in
the First Degree, Assault in the Fourth Degree.
agencies had sexual assault reports by three unrelated victims and through
their investigative efforts, determined the cases were connected with the same
suspect, Miller. Miller is associated with a white van.
If anyone has direct and relevant information about these cases,
they are asked to contact Detective Anne McIntyre, 541.682.5836 (reference EPD cases
18-20197, 19-03037), or Deputy Richard Smith,
541.682.4141 (reference LCSO case 19-1409).