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The original item was published from 7/2/2021 10:48:09 AM to 7/10/2021 12:00:04 AM.



Posted on: July 2, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Street Crimes Serves Second Warrant at Buy a Car

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Street Crimes Unit Serves Second Warrant at Buy A Car, 825 River Road

 On June 30 at 4:57 p.m., Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit served a search warrant with the assistance of SWAT and the entire K9 team at 825 River Avenue (Buy A Car LLC).  There was a previous warrant served in May 2021. During the June 30 operation, SCU officers located almost 100  Fentanyl pills and more than six grams of methamphetamine and arrested Sama Rose Hernandez, age 24; and Rory Gene Conner, age 41. Both were lodged at Lane County Jail on a charge of Possession/Manufacture/Deliver Controlled Substance Schedule 2.  Case 21-09890


Previous Release from May 2021:

Street Crimes Unit Serves Warrant at Local Business, 825 River Road


On May 6 in the evening,  and through the early morning of May 7, the Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit served a search warrant at 825 River Avenue, which is a local car dealership under the name of Buy a Car, L.L.C.,  The warrant was for unlawful delivery of Methamphetamine by the business owner. 

 In total EPD SWAT and SCU encountered nine individuals at the location to include a woman with an infant child. Of the nine people contacted SCU arrested four on warrants unrelated to the case.  

 SCU located evidence of narcotics delivery and weapons at the location. The primary suspect was not located on scene, and SCU will be following up on the case. 

 Search Warrant Case # 21-06808

 Warrant Arrests Case # 21-06904

Jared Lee Moe, age 31, of Oakridge, three warrants out of Springfield Police

Sama Rose Hernandez, age 23, of Veneta, Parole Violation 

Evan Ben Nelson, age 32, of Waldport, Parole Violation 

Kenneth Curtis Polchowski, age 22, of Eugene, Failure to Appear 


Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit

The SCU has been focusing on prolific offenders, who are identified through intelligence-based policing, public tips and other sources. They have been proactively responding across the city to quality of life issues as they arise, using all available resources and partners such as community groups, neighborhood associations and city services. SCU is dedicated to targeting immediate and acute community safety system issues while working toward mission-critical enhancements that need to be addressed through a longer-term and broader community safety initiative. The unit currently consists of a lieutenant, a sergeant and eight officers. 


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