July 1 at 2:03 a.m., I-105 and Country ClubDUII, Reckless Driving, Case 1610789An officer saw a Ford wagon crossing over the white dividing lanes after coming out of the Taco Bell Parking lot. It went through a red light and accelerated onto I-105 on-ramp eastbound. The officer stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver, later identified as Cheryl Ann Starr, age 58, of Springfield. The officer suspected impairment of the driver and conducted an investigation. She was arrested for DUII and Reckless Driving.
June 30 at 10:38 p.m., I-105 and Delta Hwy.Warrant, Case 1610778An officer was doing traffic enforcement and spotted a speeding vehicle. He stopped it and contacted the driver, later identified as Patrick Timothy Edward Corrigan, age 26, of Fayetteville, NC. He found that Corrigan was wanted on a probation violation out of the U.S. Marshals’ Office for Delivery of Cocaine. He was taken to Jail on the warrant.
June 30 at 10:19 p.m., 3333 W. 11th AvenuePossession of Heroin, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Oxycodone, DUI (narcotic analgesics) – Case 1610780An officer on patrol responded to a security guard’s reports of a man slumped over the steering wheel of a running vehicle in the Fred Meyer parking lot. Police contacted the man, identified as Brandon Scott Nelson, age 29, of Eugene. They suspected impairment and conducted an investigation. He was in possession of heroin, oxycodone. He was arrested for DUI, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Heroin, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Oxycodone.
June 30 at 8:48 p.m., 846 W. 6th AvenueCriminal Mischief, Felon Possession Firearm, Criminal Trespass 2, Case 1610773Officers were dispatched to the Side Pocket Tavern for reports of a man, later identified as Christopher Eugene Hooper, age 38, acting disorderly and swing a metal pipe around in the parking lot, damaging a fence. Hooper had been trespassed from the property. After arresting him, police found him in possession of an orange flare pistol in a holster. Hooper was charged with Criminal Mischief, Felon Possession Firearm, Criminal Trespass 2.
June 30 at 8:25 p.m., 99 W. Broadway/OliveDisorderly Conduct, Open Container, Interfere with Police, Case 1610770An officer responded to reports of disorderly subjects and open containers at W. Broadway and Olive Street. There were three separate complaints called in. One report was that two males were drinking form a beer bong on the corner. The two males were later identified as Don Drean Vaxter, age 30, of Los Angeles, and Sebastian Ismael Mosqueda, 21, of Eugene. Police contacted Mosqueda first, then Vaxter was contacted next. Vaxter refused to sit after being told repeatedly, so he was detained. Mosqueda was cited for Open Container. The officer found that there had also been a complaint called in from one of the nearby businesses that Vaxter had grabbed a female patron around the waist and her boyfriend nearly got into a fight with Vaxter for this. Security at the restaurant was able to calm the boyfriend. There were also reports that Vaxter had lit fireworks and thrown them into the street and a nearby trashcan. A ground blooming flower fireworks fell from under Vaxter’s hat. When arrested, Vaxter was sitting and refused to stand. Two officers had to carry him to the patrol vehicle. At the jail, Vaxter lay down on the bench and refused to cooperate with paperwork questions. He intentionally rolled off the bench in the book-in room and it took six deputies to work to get him into the jail. He was lodged for Interfering with a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct and Open Container.
June 30 at 5:28 p.m., 1100 Willamette StreetInterfering With Police Officer/ Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 16-10760Officers responded to Chase Bank and contacted two male subjects, Joshua James Kulus, age 36, of Eugene, and Clark Barrett Barbee, age 50, of Eugene, who were lying in the parking lot at the location. Police received information that the subjects continued to stay at the location after being told to leave, following complaints received by the employees. During contact with Kulus and Barbee, both subjects refused to follow direction from police and were arrested for Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree and Interfering with a Police Officer. Kulus continued to refuse direction and was transported to the Lane County Jail and Barbee was cited in lieu of custody.
June 30 at 1:19 a.m., 3200 Kinsrow AvenueDUI – Case 1610725Officers responded to a crash in the 3200 block of Kinsrow where a BMW had struck a parked vehicle. The driver, later identified as Shi Xingxin, age 21, of Eugene, appeared intoxicated. After an investigation, Xingxin was charged with DUI, and Operating a Vehicle without Privileges.
June 29 at 8:43 p.m., 381 E. 12th AvenueFailure to Register as a Sex Offender, Possession of Meth, Warrant – Case 1610716There were reports from the public about some disorderly people littering and drinking from open containers at 381 E. 12th Avenue. An officer responded and once on scene, contacted a man who appeared intoxicated. The man, Barry Alvin Schneider, age 42, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, had a warrant for a Parole Violation for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Schneider was lodged at the Lane County Jail for his warrant, Possession of a Controlled Substance Methamphetamine, and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
June 29 at 5:38 p.m., 4900 Block of RoyalDUI, Hit and Run, Reckless Driving, Operating a Vehicle without Privileges - Case 1610711Officers were dispatched to Royal and Danebo after a hit and run occurred. Within a few minutes, a detective stopped the suspect’s Oldsmobile Cutlass at 4900 Royal Avenue, but the female driver, later identified as Natalie Marie Thomas, age 39, of Eugene, was running from the vehicle and entered a trailer. Other officers arrived. The victim in the crash, a 19-year-old male driving a Toyota XB, had been driving south on N. Danebo Avenue and had a green light. He had continued straight through the intersection of N. Danebo and Royal, but was hit in the driver’s side by Thomas’ vehicle, which was headed northbound on N. Danebo, making a left turn onto Royal. The victim’s vehicle spun before stopping.
Thomas was hiding inside the trailer. After obtaining permission from the owner to enter, police contacted Thomas, who appeared impaired. An investigation was conducted and she was arrested for DUI, Hit and Run, and Reckless Driving. She was cited for Operating a Vehicle without Privileges.
June 29 at 2:45 p.m., 200 block of Cheshire AvenueEscape from Custody – Case 16-10701A police officer attempted to contact a male suspect Jesus Anthony Marinez, age 26, of Eugene, regarding warrants, who subsequently attempted to ride his bike away from the officer before leaving the bike and running up Skinner’s Butte. Marinez was eventually contacted and cited in lieu of custody for Escape from Custody and two warrants.
June 29 at 1:37 p.m., 100 block of N. McKinley StreetDUII – Case 16-10697Police received information of a possible DUII driver, and located a 1997 Toyota Camry in the area of N. McKinley Street that matched the description, and observed the suspect Roberto Tomasjose, age 35, of Eugene, laying down in the vehicle with the engine running. After further investigation, Tomasjose was arrested for DUII, Driving While Suspended and a warrant. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 29 at 1:31 p.m., 849 W. 6th AvenueTheft 3 – Case 16-10693Police responded to the Bruns Market for information of Theft, and received information that a male subject was observed consuming a beverage from the shelf and placing the item back on the shelf before walking toward the exit without paying for the item. Police contacted the suspect, Chad Everett Basurto, age 38, of Eugene, and cited him for Theft in the Third Degree.
June 26 at 1:53 a.m., 94 W. BroadwayDisorderly Conduct – Case 1610502An officer was on foot at W. Broadway and Olive Street and saw security responding at a local restaurant. A female employee asked for help. The officer saw a male security guard, age 40, struggling with a suspect and stepped in to help. The suspect, Santiago Michel Beltran, 21, of Springfield, was trying to pull away and in an effort to control him, the responding officer and another officer assisted him to the ground and handcuffed him. Another suspect, Eber Sanchez, 24, of Eugene, was also taken into custody. Both were cooperative. It was reported that Beltran and another man inside the restaurant had argued and a fight ensued between them. Sanchez had entered the fight by punching the other man to help Beltran, then when the security guard tried to break up the fight, he was hit. Both Beltran and Sanchez were cited in lieu of custody for Disorderly Conduct.
June 28 at 4:35 p.m., W. 7th and FillmoreWarrant Arrest, Case 1610659A Traffic Enforcement Unit officer was working at 7th and Chambers and spotted a 1990 Jeep Cherokee where the 37-year-old male driver was on the phone and the 23-year-old passenger was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver began to apply and release the brake, shifting the vehicle and when the officer activated his siren, the driver dropped the cell phone and the passenger tried to put his seatbelt on. The officer contacted them and found the passenger, identified as Tyler Christian Beck had a Failure to Appear warrant originating from a DUII. He was taken into custody on the warrant and the driver was issued a citation for cellphone use.
June 28 at 4:31 p.m., W. 6th AvenueCarry Concealed Weapon, Felon Possession Restricted Weapon, Criminal Trespass 2 and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Case 1610657An officer stopped Joshua Lee Breeding, 29 and another man at the Side Pocket Tavern for trespassing. The officer found that Breeding had not registered as a sex offender. He had a knife classified as a restricted weapon. Breeding was lodged at the jail for Failing to Register Sex Offender, Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.
June 28 at 2:23 p.m. 3333 W. 11th AvenueTheft 3 – Case 16-10643Police responded to the Fred Meyer store at the location and contacted the suspect, David Ewalt Stichler, age 34, of Eugene, after receiving information that he was observed concealing items on his person and exiting the store without attempting to pay for the items. Stichler was cited for Theft in the Third Degree.
June 28 at 7:50 a.m., 2300 block of W. BroadwayHarassment – Case 16-10627Police responded to a residence on the 1300 block of Oak Patch Road and received information that a male subject was awakened by a female subject who was in his bedroom and touched his leg. Police located the suspect, Jennifer Ann Yaroscak, age 37, of Eugene, on the 2300 block of Broadway, and contacted her regarding the incident. During contact with, Yaroscak, she identified herself with a false name. She was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Harassment, Criminal Trespass in the First Degree and False Information to an Officer.
June 28 at 7:42 a.m. 3500 HilyardUnauthorized Use of a Vehicle, Possession of Methamphetamines and three counts of Attempted Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, Case 1610632An officer spotted a man, later identified as Freddie J Sarenana, age 36, of Eugene, trying to get into locked vehicles in the parking lot of 3500 Hilyard Street. As he was driving up, bystanders were confronting Sarenana and he walked away, retrieving a dog on a leash, and then left with items in a silver Nissan pickup truck. The officer stopped the truck at E. 29th and Ferry. Sarenana was lodged at the jail on charges of Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, Possession of Methamphetamines and three counts of Attempted Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.
June 27 at 1:42 p.m., 849 W. 6th AvenueTheft 3 – Case 16-10592Police responded to Brun’s Apple Market, regarding information of a shoplifter who was being detained by an employee. When police arrived, they contacted Edward Paul Slagle, age 51, of Eugene, and received information that Slagle left the store after placing multiple beverage items on his person. He was arrested for Theft in the Third Degree and transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 27 at 10:36 a.m., 4550 W. 11th AvenueTheft 2/ Trespass 2 – Case 16-10577Police responded to the Walmart at the location regarding a person who had been trespassed from the store, and received information that the suspect, Richard Byran Hancock, age 56, of Eugene, had left the store without paying for several items. Police located the suspect across the street at International Fitness, and contacted him regarding the incident. During contact with Hancock, he was found in possession of merchandise from the store and he was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Theft in the Second Degree and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.
June 27 at 6:38 p.m., 67 W. 29th AvenueTheft 3 – Case 16-10614Police responded to the Market of Choice regarding a shoplifter who was being detained by an employee, after he was observed placing several items on his person and exiting the store without attempting to pay for the items. Police contacted the suspect, William Laurence Boffa, age 25, of Eugene, and cited him for Theft in the Third Degree.
June 27 at 3:05 a.m., 200 block of E. 19thDisorderly Conduct, Case 1610559Officers were called about a dispute in an apartment and responded. They found a man, later identified as Antwan Deville Price, age 24, of Eugene, in the intersection of E. 19th and High Street. He was yelling and called officers by racial slurs. There were two window screens in the street. Price was arrested for Disorderly Conduct.
June 26 at 11:30 p.m., E. 8th Avenue/W. Park StreetViolation of Park Rules, Case 1610554Police found a large amount of garbage in the Park Blocks. Overnight on June 26, there was garbage strewn all about the concrete and grass surfaces in the park. Four people were cited for violating park rules and were allowed to remain in order to pick up the trash that was littered across the park. Officers will continue to check this area and take enforcement action until the problem subsides.
June 26 at 9:50 p.m., 2455 Willakenzie RoadSuspicious Fire, Case 1610552On June 26 officers assisted Eugene Springfield Fire with an investigation of suspicious fire in an unattached portable classroom building between Sheldon High School’s main building and the tennis courts. Police are investigating along with the Eugene Springfield Fire Marshal.
June 26 at 6:54 p.m., W. 7th Avenue/Charnelton StreetDUI, Case 1610547Officers were called to a single-vehicle crash near W. 7th and Charnelton Street. The driver, Robert Ryan Trimble, age 33, of Springfield, was standing nearby. Officers suspected impairment and conducted an investigation. Trimble was charged with DUI.
June 26 at 3 p.m., Rose Gardens at 300 N. JeffersonRobbery 1, Case 160538Police responded to a robbery in the Rose Gardens that was reported at 3 p.m. The suspect, later identified as Adolfo Rodriguez, age 29, of Springfield, was reported to have pulled a knife on a Eugene couple walking in the Rose Garden, demanding cash. The male victim, age 29, had a handgun and displayed it. The suspect took off after an exchange of words and fled the area. Police located him and arrested him on Robbery 1.
June 26 at 1:59 p.m., W. 11th and S. Bertelsen RoadDUI, Reckless Driving, Case 1610503An officer spotted a vehicle failing to maintain lanes while going westbound on W. 11th. The vehicle’s brake lights also didn’t appear to be working. The officer stopped the driver, later identified as Donald Wayne Palmer, age 23, of Lorane. After an investigation, he was charged with Driving Under the Influence, Reckless Driving, Defective Brake Lights, and Failure to Maintain Lane.
June 26 at 2:11 a.m., E. 11th and KincaidDUI and Careless Driving, Case 1610505An officer heard a Dodge pickup driven by Ernesto Camachocolin, age 22, of Eugene, squeal the tires leaving E. 13th and Hilyard Street. He passed the officer, who was on a different traffic stop and the officer observed him fail to maintain his lane and initiated a traffic stop. The driver struck the curb while coming to a stop, with the truck’s right tires on the sidewalk. After an investigation, he was charged with DUI and Careless Driving.
June 26 at 1:11 a.m., 771 E. 14th AvenueDUI, Consumption/Possession in Unlicensed Public Place, Case 1610501Police responded to a call about a man who appeared passed out in the driver’s side seat with the door open and a beer bottle nearby at 771 E. 14th Avenue. Another call had come in earlier of a reckless driver in a silver vehicle at 13th and Alder 7-Eleven, doing donuts in the parking lot, and then urinating in the dumpster. Officers arrived to contact the man at 771 E. 14th Avenue, later identified as Jesse Allen Stipek, age 37, of Eugene. Officers conducted a DUI investigation and charged him with Driving Under the Influence, and Consumption/Possession in Unlicensed Public Place.
June 26 at 12:42 a.m., E. 13th and KincaidDUII, (Cannabis), Case 1610500An officer spotted a Ford Taurus driving without headlights and going eastbound on E. 13th Avenue near Hilyard. He stopped the car and contacted the driver, Claire Michelle Reyna, age 21, of Eugene. Upon suspicion of impairment, he began an investigation and then called a Drug Recognition Expert. Reyna was charged with DUII (Cannabis).
June 25 at 8:25 p.m., W. Broadway and Olive Disorderly Subject, Case 1610488An officer was flagged down by an individual and asked to respond to a disorderly subject, later identified as Hans Ian Kengle, 32, of Eugene, who was reported to be yelling at two individuals who were employed to paint a mural at the east wall of the Cowfish. Kengle was also reported to have thrown items at the employees while they were working. Lucky’s Tavern had also called regarding the same individual to report he was harassing customers and refusing to leave. After an investigation, Kengle was arrested for Criminal Trespass 2 and Disorderly Conduct.
June 25 at 12:30 a.m., W. 6th and Madison DUI/Reckless Driving, Case 1610445A K9 officer stopped a blue Jeep at the location as it was travelling the wrong way on 6th Avenue. The officer had to move over to avoid a head-on collision. The driver was about to make a right turn onto Madison, but didn’t have a way to get around motorists. It backed up, almost crashing into the officer’s vehicle, before stopping in a parking lot. The officer contracted the driver, Michael Trevino Castillo, age 33, of Eugene After an investigation, he was arrested for DUII and Reckless Driving, and cited for Driving the Wrong Way.
June 24 at 2:43 p.m., 293 Valley River CenterDog Left in Hot Car – Case 1610424An Animal Services officer was dispatched to the parking lot of Valley River Center to help an EPD Patrol officer with a call regarding a Jack Russel Terrier type dog left in a Ford Mustang. The windows were down slightly, but the temperature inside was rising. When they got the dog out, the temperature was 112 where the dog had been lying. They provided emergency treatment to cool the dog down. They had been unable to contact the owner and the dog was taken to the First Avenue Shelter for safe keeping.
June 24, 2:03, a.m., 7th Ave/ Pearl St. DUII – Case 16-10399A police officer contacted the driver of a blue Honda Civic after he observed it traveling with the headlights off during the first dark hours after midnight. After further investigation, the driver, David Tze Chiang, age 24, of Beaverton, was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for DUII.
June 23, 1:48 p.m., 60 Division AveTheft 3 – Case 16-10363Police responded to the Fred Meyer department store regarding a theft, and received information that a female subject had concealed beverage items on her person and exited the store without paying for the items. Police contacted the suspect, Lisa Renea Bettles, age 29, of Eugene, at the location, and cited her in lieu of custody for Theft in the Third Degree.
June 23, 3:45 p.m., 3015 W. 11th AveTheft 3 – Case 16-10381Police responded to Radio Shack, and received information that a Theft suspect was being detained by an employee. Police contacted the suspect, David Lee Battles, age 52, of Eugene, and received information that he exited the store without attempting to pay for an electronic item. Battles was cited in lieu of custody for Theft in the Third Degree.
June 23, 3:05 p.m., 3333 W. 11th AveTheft 3 – Case 16-10375Police responded to the Fred Meyer department store regarding a theft, and received information that a female subject was observed concealing several items on her person and exited the store without paying for the items. Police contacted the suspect, Maryjo Lucille Simondshunegar, age 68, of Eugene, at the location, and cited her in lieu of custody for Theft in the Third Degree.
June 23 at 1:42 a.m., W. 1st Ave/ Jefferson St. DUII – Case 16-10327Police contacted the driver of a 2010 Toyota Venza after observing it traveling in the middle of the roadway. After further investigation, the driver, Jessica Marie Tennant, age 40, of Eugene, was arrested for DUII and transported to the Lane County Jail. She was also cited for Failure to Drive in a Single Lane.
June 22 at 8:02 p.m., 100 block of W. BroadwayDisorderly Conduct – Case 16-10317An officer was in the area when he heard yelling, and observed two male subjects fighting. Police contacted both subjects and received information that Samuel Alexander Haddaway, age 21, of Eugene, punched a 26-year-old male in the face, who is known to him. Police arrested and transported Haddaway to the Lane County Jail for Disorderly Conduct.
June 22, at 9:50 p.m., 2200 block of Roosevelt Blvd. Menacing – Case 16-10199Police contacted Curt Douglas Phillips, age 51, at his residence following information of a Menacing incident that happened on June 20, around 11 p.m., on the 900 block of Archie Street. Police received information that the suspect Phillips, had been in an ongoing verbal dispute with a 46-year-old male subject. At the time of the incident, police received information that the victim was standing in front of Phillips’ truck, when Phillips revved the engine and bumped him with the truck multiple times, impacting the upper body of the victim. Phillips was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Menacing and Reckless Endangering.
June 22 at 5:29 p.m., 300 block of E. 12th AveCriminal Mischief 1 – Case 16-10320Police responded to the location after receiving information that a disorderly subject who was reported to have hit a silver Nissan several times with his cane, causing a dent, scratches and a broken window. Police contacted the suspect, Phillip Francis McLaughlin, age 43, and transported him to the Lane County Jail for Criminal Mischief.
June 22 at 8:13 a.m., 100 block of E. 8th AveHarassment – Case 16-10259Police were in the area and contacted a 28-year-old male, Nicholas Joseph Ingram, of Eugene, and advised him to leave the park after observing him kick another male subject, who left the area. A short time later, police received information that Ingram harassed a female subject near the same location, following her and grabbed her arm. Police again contacted Ingram and arrested and transported him to the Lane County Jail for Harassment and Disorderly Conduct.
June 21 at 8:28 a.m., 1522 W. 6th AvenueReckless Endangering/ Felon in Possession of a Firearm/ Unlawful Use of a Weapon - Case 16-10206 June 21 at approximately 8:28 a.m., police responded to information of shots fired at the Nite Inn, 1522 W. 6th Ave. When police arrived, they found that the suspect left the location following a dispute in the parking lot, where the suspect fired shots at a vehicle as it was leaving. Police received a description of the suspect and he was located later in the day by the Springfield Police Department in the Glenwood area at approximately 5:30 p.m. EPD responded to the area and contacted the suspect, Daymien Jonathan Tilton, age 40, of Goshen, regarding the incident. Tilton was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Reckless Endangering, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.
June 21 at 5:05 a.m., 296 E. 5th AvenueCriminal Mischief 2 - Case 16-10203Police responded to the area regarding a disorderly subject, and received information that an employee had told the male subject to leave. A short time later, it was observed that several items around the perimeter of the location had been damaged and the suspect, Aaron Silverstein, age 38, had returned to the location. Police responded to the area and contacted Silverstein at 10th and Willamette regarding the information. He was arrested for Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree.
June 21 at 3:14 p.m., 700 block of Monroe StreetMenacing, Disorderly Conduct, Open Container, Case 1610229An officer was called to Sweet Life Café, 755 Monroe Street, after a dispute was called in. Upon arrival the police saw two men holding another man, later identified as Ray, on the ground in the W. 7th Alley. The officer got out and the officer detained James Douglas Ray, age 54. Ray was reported to have been outside of the store menacing people at random with a wire snipping tool. He was reported to be intoxicated and making customers uncomfortable, then was asked to leave by a 28-year-old woman. He became upset by this, threatened to cut off her nose with the wire snipping tool and then hit her in the face with a liquor can, knocking her to the ground. At that point the two men, ages 33 and 26, held Ray down until police could arrive. Ray was arrested for menacing, disorderly conduct, and consumption/possession of alcohol on an unlicensed premise. While at the jail, Ray repeatedly threatened to assault the officer, used derogatory language to the officer and toward females being brought into jail custody, and referred to female police officers by gender slurs.
June 21, 2016 at 8:46 p.m., River Road Near Park AvenueHit and Run, Warrants, Case 1516337On September 24, 2015 at 6:13 p.m., a family was having dinner in the 600 block of Hwy. 99N and one of the family, a 22-year-old woman, saw two men near her 2008 Nissan Altima get into a maroon Toyota Corolla and back out. While turning the Corolla hit the victim’s parked car. The woman’s step-father got out and approached the driver for his information and the male ran from the scene. The suspect, Tyler Jacob Boatwright, 24, of Eugene, was not located, but an ‘attempt to locate’ was placed on Boatwright for the hit and run. On June 21, 2016, at about 8:46 p.m., an EPD officer spotted a bicyclist riding the wrong way on River Road near Park Avenue. He stopped the bicyclist, who was identified as Boatwright. Boatwright was arrested on the hit and run, as well as other warrants.
June 20 at 6 p.m., 185 E. 18th AveTheft 2 - Case 16-10151Police responded to Hirons Drug store regarding an altercation between an employee and a female shoplifter in front of the store. When police arrived, they located the suspect, Brooke Stephanie Collins, age 22, of Eugene, who had returned to the store with the employee. Police received information that Collins placed an item on her person and exited the store without paying for the item, and was contacted by the employee outside the store. The employee attempted to escort Collins back to the store, and she resisted, causing a minor injury to his hand, before eventually returning to the store. She was contacted by police, arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Theft in the Second Degree and Physical Harassment.
June 20 at 3:45 p.m., 1100 Willamette StreetForgery – Case 16-10162Police responded to the Chase Bank regarding a Forgery, and contacted the suspect Steven Derrick Coppler, age 32, of Springfield. Police received information that Coppler attempted to make a withdrawal using unauthorized information. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Forgery in the First Degree, Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card, Identity Theft and a warrant.
June 19 at 2:28 p.m. 700 block of W. 40th AveAssault – Case 16-10111Police responded to the area regarding information that a male suspect had assaulted a 63-year-old male victim. When police arrived, they observed the victim being evaluated by medics, and received information that the victim had confronted the suspect about his driving, and was subsequently pushed by the suspect Samuel Juerg Bollag, age 26, of Eugene, and hit his head on the ground after falling. Police contacted the suspect at the home of a relative, who is a neighbor to the victim, and cited him in lieu of custody for Assault.
June 19 at 12:40 a.m., W. Park Street/ 8th AvenueReckless Endangering – Case 16-10085A police officer observed a Ford F-350 driving eastbound on 8th Avenue in an area designated only for westbound traffic. The officer conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and contacted the driver, Kevin Harrison Hart, age 32, of Kennewick Washington, who had a passenger in the vehicle. After further investigation, Hart was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Reckless Endangering, DUII and Reckless Driving.
June 18 at 6:53 p.m., 13th Ave/ Ferry St. Criminal Mischief 2 – Case 16-10068A police officer was in the area following information of a possible DUII driver operating a blue Honda Civic, when he received information of a crash. The officer responded to the intersection of 13th Avenue and Ferry Street and observed a Nissan Maxima with damage to the rear bumper, a white Ford Focus with minor damage to the front bumper, and a blue Honda Civic that had come to rest against three metal mail boxes, and up a set of concrete steps leading to an apartment complex. Police received information that the driver of the Honda Civic rear ended the Nissan, reversed his vehicle, turned around, headed south on Ferry Street and crashed into the Ford Focus. The Honda again reversed and attempted to leave the location before crashing into the metal mail boxes. Police contacted the driver, Michael James Dunn, age 49, of Eugene, and arrested him for DUII, Reckless Driving, two counts of Hit and Run, and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree. Dunn was transported to the hospital by medics for evaluation.
June 18 at 2:40 a.m., W. 5th Ave/ ChambersReckless Endangering/ DUII – Case 16-10025Police contacted the driver of a gray Toyota Matrix after observing the vehicle cross over the center yellow line and a short time later, cross over a white dividing line. The officer conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle on W. 5th Avenue, and after further investigation, arrested Joshua Randal Robertson, age 33, of Eugene, and transported him to the Lane County Jail for DUII and Reckless Endangering. The officer observed three passengers in the vehicle during contact with the driver.
June 17 at 11:40 p.m., 60 Division AvenuePossession of Heroin, Possession of Meth, DUI, Case 1610006A man who appeared intoxicated left the Country Side Pizza at 645 River Road and got into a red Ford. An officer responded to the area and spotted the vehicle travelling northbound on River Road and Beltline. The driver, later identified as Joseph Robert Dickey, age 25, of Eugene, failed to signal a turn. He was stopped and after the officer investigated, Dickey was taken into custody for DUI (CNS-Stimulants and Narcotic Analgesics), Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Heroin. He was cited for Failure to Signal Turn.
June 17 at 11:36 p.m., 299 W. 6th Avenue and Lincoln StreetDUI, Case 1610017An officer stopped a driver in a Toyota Rav 4, later identified as Lauren Nicole Poulin, age 27, of Eugene, after he had observed her driving on 6th Avenue without any headlights on. He developed suspicion that she might be under the influence. After an investigation she was charged with DUI and lodged at the Lane County Jail, and cited for Unlawful Use Headlights.
June 17 at 11:16 p.m., 1399 Franklin Boulevard/Onyx StreetDUI, Case 1610014An officer observed Aimee Melissa Erickson, 43, of Eugene, driving a Toyota Corolla and committing multiple traffic violations. When he stopped her, he suspected Erickson might be impaired and conducted an investigation. She was charged with DUI, and cited for Improper Right Turn.
June 17 at 10:09, 4295 Barger DriveResisting Arrest, Case 1610011Officers were called to a dispute between two females in the Taco Bell drive-through who were reported to be in a physical fight inside the car. When they arrived, they found the vehicle stopped in the drive-through and several vehicles were backed up behind them. The 17-year-old female driver was in the seat and the other women, Laura Kay Roberts, 44, of Eugene, was standing outside the driver’s door yelling and pointing. When officers went to investigate, Roberts started to walk away and refused to stop, yelling curse words as she went. She stopped and when the officer tried to detain her, she jerked away and the officer struggled to try and place her in handcuffs, and had to direct her forward onto the ground in a small garden area. Another officer was called to help. Roberts was taken into custody for Interfering with Police and Resisting Arrest. After she was being taken to the patrol car, she yelled in an officer’s face and pushed him. Once secured in the vehicle, she began to kick. She was hobbled and during the trip to jail she called the officer by sexual orientation slurs. Roberts was booked into the Lane County Jail on the charges of Interfering with Police, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct.
June 17 at 10:04 p.m., 640 W. 7th AvenuePossession of Methamphetamine, Resisting Arrest, Failure to Register Sex OffenderCase 1610012Two officers saw John Daniel Maham, age 43, standing near the entrance to 640 W. 7th Avenue, where there was a ‘no trespassing’ sign. He appeared to be under the influence of a substance and holding an implement with meth. He was advised he was under arrest for possession of meth and he turned away and tried to run, but an officer caught him. He struggled with the officer as the other detained him in handcuffs. He was found to be in possession of meth and also to be a registered offender for Sex Abuse 1 and he hadn’t registered. He was arrested on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Resisting Arrest, and Failure to Register Sex Offender.
June 17 at 8:58 p.m., 199 E. 10th Avenue/Pearl StreetPossession of Methamphetamine, Case 1610009An officer spotted a man, later identified as William Henry King, age 37, riding a bike on a sidewalk between Oak and Willamette. She advised him he couldn’t ride his bike on the sidewalk, but he advised he had a walk sign to continue across Oak. She stopped him to explain to him about the particular law. During the contact, she obtained his name, but had to leave to assist another officer. Dispatch advised her that King had a warrant out of Linn County and the University of Oregon for Possession of Methamphetamine, so after she was done assisting the other officer, she looked for King and found him at the Greyhound Bus Station. He was arrested for the warrants, and had methamphetamine in his possession. He also had a passport and social security card that didn’t belong to him, as well as other banking items belonging to other people. He was arrested on his warrants and for Possession of Meth. The items in his possession are still being investigated.
June 17 at 8:03 p.m., 824 Charnelton StreetPossession of Heroin, Warrant, Case 1610005An officer spotted a man he knew to have a warrant, Justin Scott Crump, 27, of Veneta, and detained him. He was in possession of heroin. He was lodged on his two warrants and Possession of a Controlled Substance Heroin.
June 17 at 7:51 p.m., 1199 Echo Hollow road/Marshall AvenuePossession of Methamphetamine, Warrant, Case 1610008While patrolling, an officer observed Richard Lynn Martinez, 42, of Eugene, walking north on Echo Hollow. He knew Martinez had a warrant out of Lane County Circuit Court for Unauthorized Use of Vehicle and stopped him. He was compliant. During a search, the officer found he was in possession of methamphetamine. Martinez was lodged on Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine and the listed warrant.
June 17 at 5:16 p.m., 39 W. BroadwayCriminal Mischief 3, Warrant, Case 1609999Eugene Mall Guides contacted an officer regarding a disorderly subject at Starbucks, who was reported to have urinated on the customer area floor. An officer located the suspect, William Russell Ball, age 57, on Willamette near 10th. He had an outstanding warrant and was arrested on that charge as well as the Criminal Mischief 3.
June 17 at 1:48 a.m., 833 Willamette StreetPossession of Methamphetamine, Case 1609960While on patrol an officer spotted a woman, Cydney Alice McBride, age 50, trespassing at the location. He contacted her and observed she was in possession of methamphetamine. She was cited in lieu of custody for Possession of Methamphetamine.
June 17 at 2:43 a.m., Club Road/Day Island RoadDUI, Case 1609962An officer conducting traffic enforcement near Ferry Street Bridge and 3rd Avenue observed a Honda Civic travelling in front of him at a high rate of speed. He pulled it over near Club and Day Island. When he contacted the driver, Nichole Rhemi Defosses, age 23, of Eugene, he suspected impairment and conducted an investigation. Defosses was charged with DUI and cited for Violation of Designated Speed.
June 16 at 5:57p.m., 971 Lawrence StreetPossession of Methamphetamine, Case 1609942Police received a call regarding a disorderly woman, later identified as Angela Marie Weber, age 51, who was reported to be yelling and throwing oranges. She had an open container of alcohol and the arriving officer asked her to pour it out. She was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and was cited in lieu of custody on that charge.
June 16 at 9:49 p.m., 4100 block of Royal AveAssault 2 – Case 16-09954Police responded to a residence following information that two suspects, known to the 43-year-old female victim through a previous employer in the marijuana industry, forced their way into the victim’s home and assaulted the woman and her 12-year-old son, after breaking several pots and damaging plants on the front porch. Police received information that the victim opened the front door and told the suspects to leave, and both suspects subsequently entered the home and assaulted the victims; the woman victim sustained a non life threatening injury after being thrown to the ground by the female suspect. The woman’s son tried to intervene and was grabbed by the throat and pulled to the ground. Police contacted Tyler Johnnie Sainsbury, age 21, of Springfield, at his residence and Rhonda Hudnall, age 41, of Springfield, in the Costco parking lot. Both were arrested for Assault in the Fourth Degree, Burglary in the First Degree, Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree. Both suspects were transported to the Lane County Jail, and Hudnall received an additional charge of Assault in the Second Degree.
June 16 at 10:39 p.m., 341 E. 12th AvenuePossession of Heroin, Resisting Arrest, Criminal Trespass, Warrants, Case 1609955A Downtown Team bike patrol officer rode by a man sitting on a retaining wall on the side of White Bird who was surrounded by smoke that smelled like marijuana. He contacted the man, and identified as Justin Morgan Hass, age 34. While he was investigating, Hass, who had three warrants for his arrest, took off running. A second officer responded and spotted Hass emerge from bushes around the Dutch Brothers’ dumpster, where there was a ‘No Trespassing’ sign and begin running southbound. He yelled for Hass to stop, but Hass kept running. This second officer located him behind the air condition unit of 360 E. 11th next to a “No Trespassing” sign. After investigating, he found that Hass was in possession of Heroin and had the three warrants: Possession of Controlled Substance Methamphetamine, Possession of Controlled Substance Heroin. He was arrested on the warrants, as well as two Counts of Criminal Trespass 2, Interfering with Police and Resisting Arrest.
June 16 at 7:30 p.m., 145 E. 18th AvenueTheft 2, Possession of Meth, Warrant, Case 1609946Hiron’s on E. 18th Avenue called police after they detained a shoplift suspect, later identified as Jesse Alfonzo Alexander, age 25. He is reported to have left the store without paying for some merchandise. During a consent search, an officer found he was in possession of methamphetamines and also had a warrant out of Lane County Parole and Probation. He was arrested on charges of Theft 2, the warrant, and Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Methamphetamine.
June 16 at 7:23 p.m., 255 W. BroadwayPossession of Methamphetamine, Disorderly Conduct 2, Warrants, Case 1609947Police responded to a call at a parking garage regarding a disorderly man, later identified as Ian Christopher Kerchee, age 42, of Eugene. Another man, age 31, and a woman, age 27, reported being in a car for about 45 minutes while Kerchee yelled at them and hit the car. Police responded and found Kerchee pacing at the back of the involved vehicle. He had three warrants for his arrest and was in possession of methamphetamines. Kerchee was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, Disorderly Conduct 2, and his warrants.
June 15 at 7:04 p.m., Royal Ave/ Welcome WayDUII/Reckless Driving – Case 16-09874Police responded to the area for a single vehicle crash involving a white Nissan Frontier, and observed the truck resting on the sidewalk against a light pole. Police contacted the driver, William Joseph King Jr., age 48, of Eugene, and after further investigation, he was cited in lieu of custody for DUII and Reckless Driving.
June 16 at 6:57 p.m., 99 W. Broadway/OliveUse of Marijuana in a Public Place, Case 1609944An officer spotted a man, later identified as Nicholas Adam Ward, age 30, sitting at a dining table of a local restaurant and smoking marijuana. He was cited for Use of Marijuana in Public.
June 16 at 6:19 p.m., 155 High StreetMinor in Possession Alcohol at Victim Impact Panel, Case 1609941An officer was at the Campbell Senior Center assisting a Victim Impact Panel, where many of the presenters and volunteers have experienced profound impacts on their lives of impaired driving incidents. As participants were arriving, the officer contacted one man, age 18, who appeared intoxicated. After an investigation, he was found to be intoxicated and was cited for Minor in Possession of Alcohol. He had been arrested on March 12 at 11:45 p.m., for DUI and Reckless Driving.
June 15 at 3 p.m., Park Blocks E. 8th AvenueDelivery of Marijuana to a Minor/Use of Marijuana in Public, Case 1609860At 2:59 p.m. on June 15, a 16-year-old female was observed sharing smokes from a marijuana pipe with an unknown male at the Park Blocks. She was cited that day for Minor in Possession of Marijuana and issued a 30-day park restriction. The male was not located at the time. An officer provided a description to another officer and the suspect was identified as William Thomas Matteson, age 36. On June 16, Matteson was spotted sitting at the corner of Willamette Street and W. Broadway. He was arrested for Delivery of Marijuana to a Minor and cited for Use of Marijuana in Public.
June 15 at 9:30 a.m., 1100 block of Patterson St.Burglary – Case 16-09842Police responded to an office at an apartment complex regarding a burglary that had happened overnight, where the suspect stole tools and electronic items. Police located a person who matched the description of the suspect, Kevin Ray Eggleston, age 52, of Eugene, in the area of 13th Ave and Mill Alley, and contacted him regarding the incident. After further investigation, police were able to recover property from the incident and arrested Eggleston for Burglary in the Second Degree, Theft in the First Degree, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Tampering With Evidence. During the arrest, police had found Eggleston in possession of methamphetamine.
June 15 at 5:03 p.m., 4239 Barger DriveForgery 2/Identity Theft , Also Fugitive from Justice, Case 1609869/1609870Oregon Community Credit union called after a woman tried to cash a fraudulent check. When officers arrived, the suspect, later identified as Savannah Margaret Niemi, age 21, was leaving with a male. Niemi ran into the Taco Bell nearby when she spotted an officer and the male walked away in another direction. Officers detained Niemi in the Taco Bell and started their investigation. While they were speaking with Niemi, another officer stopped the vehicle containing the man Niemi had been speaking with. There was a second man in the vehicle, as a passenger: Anthony Xavier Johnson, Jr., age 24, of Eugene. Johnson tried to get out of the passenger seat, but was ordered back into the vehicle. The officer discovered Johnson had a warrant for his arrest as a Fugitive from Justice out of Washington State Department of Corrections. Niemi was arrested for Forgery 2 and ID Theft. Johnson was arrested on his warrant.
There have been 39 citations for Use of Marijuana in a Public Place from January 1, 2016 through June 15, 2016. Over a period of several months, the Downtown Team has received complaints from local businesses regarding conduct in the Park Blocks, including open air use and illegal sales of marijuana
June 15 – Multiple Citations at the Park Blocks for Unlawful Use of Marijuana in a Public Place ($1,000 fine). • At 5:59 p.m. on June 15, an officer spotted Michael Odell Stewart, age 55, no address, and Arnold Thomas Cole, age 47, of Santa Cruz, CA, sharing a glass pipe in the east Park Blocks. They were both cited for Use of Marijuana in a Public Place and issued 30-day park restrictions. Case 1609866• At 2:59 p.m. on June 15, a 16-year-old female was observed sharing smokes from a marijuana pipe with an unknown male at the Park Blocks. She was cited for Minor in Possession of Marijuana and issued a 30-day park restriction. The male was not located.• At 2:30 p.m. an officer spotted a man later identified as William Thomas Matteson, 36, no address, smoking from a bong in the east Park Blocks. He was cited for Use of Marijuana in Public and issued a 30-day park restriction. Case 1609857• At 1:14 p.m. on June 15, three men in their 20s were spotted smoking marijuana in the street outside the southwest corner of the west Park Blocks. One of the men, Jasper Sky Aguirre, age 20, of Eugene, had a warrant for his arrest from Springfield Municipal Court for DUII Failure to Appear. He was taken into custody on his warrant and issued a citation for Use of Marijuana in Public. The other two men, Isaac Luis Rivera, age 23 of Springfield, and Tyler Dean Parker, age 23, no address, were also issued citations for Use of Marijuana in Public. Case 1609851.
June 15 at 8:50 a.m., 540 Oak StreetCriminal Trespass 2, Case 1609832There have been problems with trespassers at 540 Oak Street building complex, which houses a childcare center and has some vacant offices. There is one area where people had been scaling over a fence and wall. Eugene Police had gone there earlier and warned two people, one of which was David Allen Cathcart, age 53, to leave the property and not trespass again. During a patrol check on June 15 at 5:20 a.m., two officers found beer cans, clothing items and other garbage inside the property. There was also a string across the wall with cans attached as a type of makeshift alarm. They found Cathcart, who had set up the alarm, inside the building. Cathcart was issued a citation in lieu of custody for Criminal Trespass 2.
June 15 at 12:00 a.m., 799 W. 2nd Avenue/Monroe Street’DUI/Careless Driving, Case 1609824An officer was dispatched to the railroad tracks at 2nd and Jefferson as there was a vehicle stuck on the train tracks. When he arrived, the driver, later identified as Devin Mikel McDermott, 23, of Eugene, approached him concerned about the vehicle’s status. After an investigation, McDermott was cited in lieu of custody for DUII and Careless Driving.
June 15 at 5:30 p.m., 1500 block of Norkenzie RdUnlawful Use of a Weapon – 16-09868Police responded to information that a female subject fired a gun in the upstairs bedroom of an apartment at the location. Responding officers contacted the woman and a man, who reside at the location. During contact with the woman, Greye Sallyann Knight, age 45, she was observed exiting the apartment, and was then detained by police after she turned around back toward the apartment. Following contact with Knight, the male subject, Christopher Darren Powell, age 46, physically aggressed an officer and a taser was subsequently deployed. Police located the firearm at the residence and arrested Knight for Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Powell was arrested for Resisting Arrest and Interfering With a Police Officer. Both suspects were transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 15 at 11:39 p.m., 10th Ave/ Olive St. Trespass 2/ Disorderly Conduct – Case 16-09887Police responded to LTD regarding a Trespasser, and received information that a male subject had refused to leave and was behaving aggressively toward an employee, yelling and throwing his belongings. Police located the suspect, Greg Alan Kuntz II, age 30, of Springfield, and contacted Kuntz regarding the incident. Kuntz was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Trespass in the Second Degree and Disorderly Conduct.
June 15 around 4 p.m., Willamette Street/BroadwayMenacing/Harassment (Case 16-09822) False Information to Police (Case 16-09859)Police located the described suspect regarding information of a menacing incident the previous day, and contacted Eric Allen Earl Shannon, age 21, of Eugene. During contact with the suspect, the officer was provided false identifying information. After further investigation, police identified the suspect as Shannon, and found that he had 27 warrants for arrest. Shannon was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for False Information to Police (Case 16-09859), Menacing, Harassment, and the warrants. (Previous Information - June 14 at 10:11 p.m., Willamette Street/E. 8th Avenue – 16-09822) Police were dispatched to a call regarding a 20-year-old Eugene woman who reported being menaced by a man with a gun. The victim was driving in the area to pick up a friend and saw people fighting, and one of her other female friends being thrown to the ground by an unidentified white male adult. She parked the car and confronted the man and chased him off, but he is reported to have pulled a gun out and pointed it at her. The suspect is described as a white male, about 5’10” tall and wearing a red Chicago Bulls hooded sweatshirt with black sleeves, blue jeans and a red Chicago Bulls baseball cap. Police searched the area but did not locate the suspect.
June 14 at 9:28 p.m., 1400 block of City View StreetBurglary, Criminal Mischief 3, Menacing , Case 1609821After some problems with kids in the complex not getting along well together, the father of one, John Adam Young, age 33, of Eugene, is reported to have banged on the door of a 51-year-old female neighbor and yelled, then forced his way into the apartment through the locked door. The female retreated with her son out the back balcony and Young threatened to hurt them before leaving. Police responded to Young’s apartment and he appeared intoxicated, but was compliant until he was being escorted to the police vehicle. He stopped walking and two officers had to take his weight and carry him. Once in the vehicle, he unbuckled his seatbelt and slammed his head on the divider several times, using racial and other slurs. He kicked the passenger door and roof several times before being restrained further to prevent him from harming himself. During the transport he spit saliva and mucous. He was booked on charges of Burglary 1, Menacing, and Criminal Mischief 3.
June 14 at 4:10 p.m., 5th and BlairHarassment/Theft 2, Case 1609805An officer was dispatched to W. 5th and Blair for an assault. It was reported that the 52-year-old Eugene male victim had been inside his residence and spotted a man later identified as James Douglas Ray, age 53, take his bike from his front porch. The victim confronted Ray and got his bike back, then followed Ray, to get video to document the suspect’s identity. Ray turned around and yelled at him, then threw some rocks at the victim, striking him. He also punched the victim. Police arrived and took Ray into custody. The victim was not visibly injured. Ray made threats to kill the officer during booking at the jail but was otherwise arrested without incident on charges of Theft 2 and Harassment.
June 14 at 4:08 p.m., 951 W. 6th Avenue Disorderly Conduct – Case 16-09789Police responded to the 7-Eleven regarding a disorderly subject, later identified as 44-year-old Kwame Nkrumah Lawrence, of Eugene, who was being detained by multiple men. Police received information that Lawrence had been heard yelling while approaching the convenience store, entered a parked BMW, and then proceeded into the store, consumed a beverage without paying for the item, and threatened and pushed people at the location. Lawrence is reported to have exited the store and confronted a man. Another man helped that man detain Lawrence until police could arrive. Police arrested Lawrence for Disorderly Conduct and transported him to the Lane County Jail.
June 14 at 3:09 p.m., W. 11th and Acorn ParkReckless Endangering, Hit and Run, Reckless Driving, Elude Vehicle, Warrant , Case 1609798A traffic enforcement officer spotted a gold Hyundai going eastbound on W. 11th from Seneca with an unreadable registration sticker. He initiated a traffic stop and the driver, Dominic Jade Massey, 23, of Salem, stopped initially, then after the officer had asked for his license, Massey fled the stop with his 22-year-old female passenger. The officer followed without pursuing, keeping him in sight. Massey drove head-on into eastbound lanes of travel on W. 11th. Another officer spotted the vehicle driving recklessly and at high speed on W. 7th Avenue before colliding with the back of a truck, then into bushes at SportHill Sportswear Co. at W. 7th Place and McKinley Street. The driver of the truck was not injured. Massey fled the vehicle, ran through an open garage door at Champion Technologies in the 500 block of McKinley Street and a male employee chased him. The employee tackled Massey, who subsequently continued to flee. With the direction of bystanders and the employee, Massey was located near the loading ramp of a business in the 500 block of Wilson Street. Massey was arrested on charges of Reckless Endangering, Hit and Run, Reckless Driving, Elude Vehicle, and he had a parole and probation warrant.
June 14 at 7:14 a.m., 1690 W. 18th AvenueTheft 2 – 16-09755Police responded to the 7-Eleven on W. 18th regarding a Theft from Vehicle and received information that the victim had temporarily left his vehicle to enter the convenience store, and when he returned, he observed his lawn care tools missing and the vehicle parked next to him driving away. Police located the suspect vehicle on the 700 block of W. 13th Avenue and stopped it after it was observed driving the wrong way and nearly struck the officer’s vehicle. During contact with the involved occupants, the officer located the lawn care tools in the vehicle and arrested Brian Lee Henderson, age 38, of Junction City, and Ethan James Purkey, age 23, of Eugene. Henderson was arrested for Reckless Driving, Theft in the Second Degree and Possession of Methamphetamine. Purkey was arrested for Theft in the Second Degree and four warrants. Both suspects were transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 14 at 3:48 a.m. 1053 Bethel DriveDUI , Case 1609753Officers were dispatched to the area after a small SUV was reported to have driven onto railroad tracks and then stopped. When officers arrived, they found Winslow Cervantes, 52, of Grants Pass, standing outside of his vehicle. Railroad employees reported that the vehicle was badly damaged with the engine almost laying on the ground under it. The front tires were flat. The primary officer determined she had probable cause to investigate Cervantes for DUI. After the investigation, he was charged with DUI.
June 13 at 1:29 a.m., 910 Willamette St.Criminal Trespass – Case 16-09675Police responded to Sizzle Pie following information of a disorderly male subject, who was being detained by an employee. Police received information that the suspect, James Douglas Ray, age 53, of Eugene, was told to leave after breaking a bottle on the sidewalk, and became aggressive toward the employee and attempted to kick the employee. Police contacted Ray and arrested him for Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.
June 13 at 10:27 p.m., 700 block of Hwy 99NHarassment – Case 16-09695Police responded to a residence and received information that two female subjects known to each other had been in a verbal dispute that escalated when the suspect Ladonna Gayle Bales, age 40, of Sweet Home, pulled the 53-year-old victim to the ground. Police located Bales at the Dari Mart on Hwy 99N and received information that she had been throwing items at passing vehicles and yelling. Police contacted Bales, and arrested her for Harassment and Disorderly Conduct. She was transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 13 at 11:33 a.m., Beltline/ Northwest ExpresswayDUII – Case 16-09405An officer conducted a traffic stop of a white 1996 Buick after it was observed travelling at a high rate of speed. Police received information from other motorists in the area that the vehicle had been driving erratically and had come close to striking other vehicles. Police contacted the driver, Amber Sunshine Okeefe, age 40, of Creswell, and after further investigation, cited her for DUII, Reckless Driving and Violation of Designated Speed.
June 11 at 5:01 a.m., 100 block of W. BroadwayAssault 2 – Case 16-09561Police responded to a reported of an assault with injury at the location, and received information that the suspect struck the victim several times with a branch and made verbal threats toward the 34-year-old victim. Officers located the described suspect, Peace Dawnowl Wickham, age 33, of Eugene, in the area of 8th and Lincoln, in possession of a large stick, and contacted him regarding the incident. During contact with Wickham, police found him in possession of a knife. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Assault in the Second Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Carry Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon and Disorderly Conduct in the Second Degree.
June 11 at 11:03 a.m., 2600 Hilyard St. Public Indecency – Case 16-09564Police responded to Amazon Park regarding a male subject, who was observed sitting on a bench on the north side of the Amazon Community Building, and exposing himself. Police located the described suspect, Brian Anthony Wentl, age 65, of Eugene, and contacted him regarding the incident. He was arrested for Public Indecency and transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 10 at 7:02 p.m., 700 block of BrooksideDUII – Case 16-09530Police responded to the area for information of a non-injury single vehicle crash, and located the gray Honda Civic on the west side of the roadway in a ditch. Police contacted the driver of the vehicle, Mason McDougal Clark, age 31, of Eugene, and after further investigation, arrested and transported him to the Lane County Jail for DUII. He was cited for Driving While Suspended, Driving Uninsured, and Failure to Renew Vehicle Registration.
June 10 at 6:28 a.m., West 5th Ave/ Van Buren St. Theft 3 – Case 16-09497Police responded to the area regarding a disorderly male subject who had taken items from the backyard of a residence and then continued to walk west in West 5th Alley. Police located and contacted the suspect, Christopher Eugene Hooper, age 38, of Eugene, and found him in possession of several items, to include clothing, sports equipment and a cord. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Theft in the Third Degree, Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree, and a warrant.
June 9 at 5:38 a.m., 1255 Hilyard StreetCriminal Mischief – Case 16-09416Police responded to the University District Hospital following information of a disorderly subject, and observed damage to a bathroom wall and the door to a room where the suspect had been detained. Police contacted the suspect, Nathan Neil Murphy, age 28, of Springfield, who cooperated with the officers, and arrested him for Criminal Mischief in the First Degree and Disorderly Conduct in the Second Degree.
June 9 at 11:44 a.m., 1100 block of Bertelsen Rd. Unlawful Entry of a Motor VehiclePolice responded to location following information that a 38-year-old female victim had located the suspect who had entered her vehicle the previous night. Police received information that the suspect was observed at the passenger side of the victim’s car with papers from her car scattered on the pavement. When the victim confronted the suspect, he slammed the door, walked away, and subsequently threw his sandals at her as she followed him. The victim’s wallet was also located a short distance from the incident. On June 9, the suspect, Nicholas Michael Arcuri, age 45, of Eugene, was located at his residence. Police responded to the location at 11:44 a.m., and contacted him regarding the incident and Cited him in Lieu of Custody for Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle and Theft in the Second Degree.
June 8 at 12:34 a.m., 300 block of E. 12th. Criminal Mischief – Case 16-09377An officer received information regarding a male subject who entered the yard of a residence on the 300 block of E. 12th Ave and damaged the sprinklers after a person at the residence told him to leave. The officer located the described suspect, Robin Joseph Irish, age 53, of Eugene, and contacted him in the area of E. 12th and Mill, regarding the incident. He was cited for Trespass in the Second Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree.
June 8 at 3:14 a.m., Fir Lane/ River Rd. Fugitive From Justice – Case 16-09341A police officer on patrol observed a gray Toyota Camry in the parking lot at Maury Jacobs Park after park hours, and found that the vehicle was stolen out of Arizona. The officer contacted the driver of the vehicle and found that he had a warrant for arrest out of Michigan. He was arrested on the warrant and transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 8 at 3:35 p.m., 300 block Hwy 99NCarry Concealed Weapon – Case 16-09398A police officer in the area, contacted Adam Michael Bylund, age 26, of Eugene, after he was observed on private property behind Patty’s restaurant, and found him in a possession of a restricted knife and methamphetamine paraphernalia. He was arrested for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon, and a warrant. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 8 at 11:09 p.m., 1180 Patterson St.Criminal Mischief 2 – 16-09384Police responded to information of a falsely activated fire alarm on June 5 at approximately 12:46 a.m., and received information that the suspect, Cory David Barba, age 19, of Eugene, activated the alarm in a non-emergency event and immediately ran from the location. Police contacted Barba at his residence and found information to arrest him for Initiating a False Report and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 8 at 12:28 a.m., EB I-105/ SB I-5Assault 1/ Case 16-09339Police responded to information of a stabbing at the location and contacted the involved subjects, and received information that the suspect, David Anthony Montalbano, age 38, had left the location. He was located a short time later by a Springfield canine in the area of Centennial Blvd and SB I-5, and contacted regarding the incident. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Assault in the First Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon, which was found on his person at the time of arrest. Two male subjects received lacerations during the incident. One victim refused treatment and the other was taken to a local hospital in a personal vehicle with non-life threatening injuries.
June 7 at 6:37 p.m., Bailey Hill Rd/ W. 11th AveDUII – Case 16-09330Police responded to a vehicle versus bike crash and observed several people in the area and the female bicyclist on the ground in the roadway with an injured leg. Fire personnel was tending to the female, and the officer received information that the driver of a Toyota Corolla was westbound in the number one lane of travel on W. 11th Avenue, approaching the Bailey Hill intersection on a green traffic signal, when the female bicyclist, traveling southbound on Bailey Hill Road at a high rate of speed, entered the intersection without slowing down, and was struck by the Corolla. Police contacted the involved subjects, and cited the bicyclist Bonnie Jean White, age 38, of Eugene, for DUII and Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device.
June 7 at 8:18 a.m. Valley River CenterDUII – Case 16-09275 Police responded to the 300 block of Valley River Center for a driver who was sitting in a silver Mitsubishi Montero and was unresponsive. When police responded to the location, they found that the vehicle had left the scene. It was located a short distance away, traveling southbound on Goodpasture Island Road. The officer observed the vehicle turn westbound at the Valley River Drive intersection without using a turn signal and conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle. Police contacted the driver, Ann Elizabeth Reilly, age 50, of Eugene, and arrested her for DUII, and transported her to the Lane County Jail. She received a citation for Unsignaled Turn.
June 7 at 4:45 p.m., Lincoln St./ W. 8th AlleyProhibited Nudity – Case 16-09324A police officer on bike patrol was in the area when he observed the suspect David John Stetta, age 58, of Eugene, standing in a small stairwell on the east side of Lincoln St. with his clothes around his ankles. The officer contacted Stetta, and issued him a citation for Prohibited Nudity.
June 6 at 1:51 p.m., 1999 W. 7th Avenue/Garfield StreetDUI Felony, Hit and Run, Reckless Driving, Driving While SuspendedA woman, age 44, of Southbeach, Oregon, was driving north on Garfield in her Dodge pickup when a van driving southbound, drove into her lane and collided with her vehicle. The driver of the van, Marcus Floyd Crothers, age 45, of Eugene, is reported to have pulled his vehicle into a parking lot in the 800 block of Garfield, then fled the scene on foot. Crothers was located at a nearby residence and arrested on charges of DUI Felony (priors), Hit and Run, Reckless Driving, and Driving While Suspended.
June 6 at 1:51 p.m., 1999 W. 7th Avenue/Garfield StreetDUI Felony, Hit and Run, Reckless Driving, Driving While SuspendedA woman, age 44, of Southbeach, Oregon, was driving north on Garfield in her Dodge pickup when another driver in a van, later identified as Marcus Floyd Crothers, age 45, of Eugene, drove into her lane and collided with her vehicle. Crothers is reported to have pulled his vehicle into a parking lot in the 800 block of Garfield, then fled the scene on foot. Crothers was located at a nearby residence and arrested on charges of DUI Felony, Hit and Run, Reckless Driving, and Driving While Suspended.
June 6 at 11:45 a.m., 700 Willamette AlyCriminal Trespass 2An officer was dispatched to a suspicious subject at the Parkade parking garage. A man was reported by bystanders to be attempting to get into vehicles. An EPD Property Crimes detective heard the dispatch and advised the description of the suspect matched that of Issaiah Dennen Duke-Hartsell, age 20. The officer located Hartsell half a block away at W. 8th and Olive and stopped him. Officers left a note on one of the vehicles at the Parkcade to ask if they wished to prosecute as the victim of Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle, and lodged Hartsell for Criminal Trespass 2.
June 6 at 4:26 p.m., 599 W. 6th Avenue/Jefferson StreetFailure to Register as a Sex Offender/WarrantAn officer was patrolling in the area and spotted a man, Steven Montoya, 55, of Eugene, riding his bicycle south through an intersection with a red light. He stopped Montoya and found that he had a parole violation warrant for his arrest out of Linn County Sheriff’s Office. He also found that he was a registered sex offender and had failed to register his current address. He was taken to jail for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and warrant.
June 5 at 9:52 p.m., Chambers Street/Northwest Expressway DUI Case, 1609203Officers responded to a vehicle crash at NW Expressway and Chambers Street. Involved were a white Ford Focus and a grey Toyota Avalon, driven by s 33-year-old Eugene man. The man was stopped behind other cars at the red light in the northbound left hand turn lane on Chambers Street, waiting to turn onto the NW Expressway. While he was sitting there, the Ford Focus, driven by Marie Amiela Cave, age 36, of Eugene, rear-ended him. Cave had two teen passengers and a child passenger, who were unharmed during the crash. After an investigation, Cave was arrested for DUI, Reckless Driving and four counts of Reckless Endangering.
June 5 at 9:05 p.m., 2650 River Road DUI, Reckless Endangering, Criminal Mischief 2, Case 1609202Holly Adelia Pruitt, age 32, of Eugene, was pulling out from the Shell Gas Station at 2650 River Road, turning right onto River Road when she crashed into a tree and group of mail boxes, which caused the mail to be thrown onto the ground. Pruitt had two children in the vehicle with her. Officers responded to the crash and developed suspicion of impairment and conducted an investigation. She was arrested on charges of DUI, two counts of Reckless Endangering, and Criminal Mischief 2. She was cited for No Driver’s License and Careless Driving. The mail was lodged at property control for routing to the US Postal Service for redistribution.
June 5 at 3:52 p.m., 1574 Coburg Road Possession of Marijuana 4 Oz. or More, Interfering with a Peace Officer, Case 1609194There was a call earlier in the day regarding disorderly teens, who were drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana and causing minor criminal mischief around some apartment buildings. An officer responded but did not locate the group. Later the group returned with an older male who had a dog. Officers went to contact them and the older male, identified as Brent Nicholas Macleod, age 29, spotted the approaching officers and started running away. Officers gave him commands to stop and he did, although he refused to answer questions and when officers went to detain him, Macleod released his dog’s leash and was resisting going into handcuffs. While officers were trying to gain control of Macleod, his dog was barking near the officers’ heads and was nipping at one of the officer’s heels, although it never bit down hard. The officers had to call for back up. Meanwhile a male teen appeared and took control of the dog. Eventually the officers were able to place Macleod into custody. He had more than four ounces of marijuana in his possession. He was charged with Possession of Marijuana 4 Oz. or More, and Interfering with a Peace Officer
June 5 at 6:30 p.m., 150 Fir LaneWarrant, Case 1609199An officer on foot patrol on the south bank trail between Own Rose Gardens and Maurie Jacobs Park was advised by dispatch of a call about a man and a woman involved in a verbal dispute and that the man, later identified as John Henry Chartrand, age 48, of Springfield, had a knife, which he was attempting to conceal. When contacted, he was found to have a warrant, and he was taken to jail on the warrant.
June 5 at 2:20 p.m., 2200 W. 6th Avenue Harassment, Theft 3, Case 1609183An officer responded to Coastal Farm regarding a shoplifting. The suspect, Annetta Danielle Kreiss, age 51, was detained. Kreiss is reported to have walked out the door without paying for an item. She was stopped and taken to the store’s office. She subsequently tried to leave the store before police could arrive and when an employee tried to prevent her from leaving, she pushed the employee. She was cited in lieu of custody for Theft 3 and Harassment.
June 5 at 2:09 p.m., 150 Fir Lane Violation Park Rules, Case 1609191An officer was patrolling the area around Maurie Jacobs Park, near the Valley River foot bridge. There was a group of males sitting near a picnic table and as the officer approached of foot, he saw them in possession of glass bottles, which are a violation of park rules. One of the males was a 16-year-old. Officers contacted the group and found that one of the men, John Leon Lott, age 39, had a warrant for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Lott was taken into custody for Sex Offender Fail to Report Warrant, and Violation of Park Rules. And issued a 30-day park restriction. One of the other men, Dean Patrick Brule, age 51, was issued a citation for Violation of Park Rules.
June 5 at 12:07 a.m., 951 W. 6th AvenueCriminal Trespass, Case 1609161There was report of a disorderly man trying to pick fights with customers at the 7-Eleven on W. 6th, and offering them money to fight him. The man, identified as Christopher Eugene Hooper, age 37, was cooperative when contacted and was arrested without incident on a charge of Trespass 2.
June 5 at 2:47 a.m., 25 Division AvenueCriminal Mischief, Warrants, Case 1609167Dispatch received a report of a woman throwing rocks at local businesses in the area of River Road and Division Avenue. Police arrived and found that a window at the Albertson’s had been broken out. Bystanders flagged police down and directed them to the suspect, later identified as Nichole Kolenea Carson, age 35. She was detained without incident. Police found that Albertsons, Bank of the Cascades, and Community Reintegration Center were damaged. Police also found Carlson had four warrants out of the Lincoln County Circuit Court for Criminal Mischief 2, Disorderly Conduct 2 Failure to Appear, Criminal Trespass 2, and Menacing. She was taken into custody on her warrants and Criminal Mischief 1 charges.
June 5 at 1:11 a.m., 99 W. 10th Avenue/Olive StreetDUII, Carry Concealed Weapon, Case 1609165An officer working patrol spotted a black Toyota Tacoma westbound on W. 11th in front of him. It made a turn onto Olive Street without stopped for the red light and signaling for a turn. The officer stopped the vehicle, which in addition to the driver, Hunter Davis Andes, age 23, of Eugene, contained two passengers. The officer developed suspicions of impairment and conducted an investigation. When the officer took him into custody he was found to have a set of metal knuckles concealed in his clothing. He was charged with DUII, and Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and cited for Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device.
June 4 at 6:30 p.m., 399 W. 18th Avenue/LawrenceCriminal Mischief 2, Disorderly Conduct, Case 1609148Officers were dispatched to contact a disorderly man, later identified as Jesse Sonoma Lessner, age 43, of Eugene, who was reported to be in the middle of the intersection, blocking traffic and punching vehicles. An officer located him and stopped him. He was slightly confrontational and appeared intoxicated. He was told multiple times to sit down so officers could investigate but he refused and officers had to escort him to his stomach in the grass. They were able to place him into handcuffs without further incident. Another complainant called police to report that Lessner had also walked onto the Higgins Petroleum property, entered the flower bed and stomped on several flowers. He was charged with Criminal Mischief 2 and Disorderly Conduct.
June 4 at 5:45 p.m., 100 block of Cheshire St.Unlawful Use of a Weapon – Case 16-09145Police responded to the area regarding a suspect who was being detained by two people who were in the area, and received information that the suspect, Brandon Scott Smothers, age 32, of Eugene, exited a Nissan Quest and stumbled towards another man and vehicle, waving a knife. Smothers continued in a direction where there were a group of people, including children, and was told by the male subject not to transgress any further. The two male subjects then removed the knife from Smothers and detained him until police arrived. He was arrested for Unlawful Use of a Weapon – Possession Illegal, DUII, and Disorderly Conduct. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 4 at 1:08 a.m., E. 18th/ HilyardDisorderly Conduct – Case 16-09111An officer in the area responded to a fight near the intersection of E. 18th and Patterson, and observed several people in the area, and one of the involved subjects, Christopher Lopez, age 20, walking away. Lopez continued to walk away from the officer after he was told to stop, and pulled away from the officer and ran after the officer grabbed his arm. The officer located Lopez and attempted to arrest him for Disorderly Conduct and Interfering with Police, at an apartment complex on the 1800 block of Patterson, and he continued to resist the officer and was eventually taken into custody with the use of pepper spray, and received an additional charge of Resisting Arrest. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 3 at 11:05 p.m., 1100 block of Valley Butte Rd. Criminal Mischief 3 – Case 16-09106Police received information that a male subject threw a beer bottle at a neighboring driveway, and contacted the suspect Brendan Theodore Means, age 25, regarding the incident after finding information of his involvement. He was cited for Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree. Illegal, DUII, and Disorderly Conduct. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.
June 2, at 12:30 a.m. 100 block of E. 7th AveDUII/ Reckless Endangering – Case 16-08978A police officer contacted the driver of a Dodge Neon, Michael Allen Hildebrand, age 28, of Eugene, after observing him driving with the headlights off and making a wide, illegal turn onto W. 7th Avenue. After further investigation, he was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for DUII and Reckless Endangering. Hildebrand was contacted with one passenger in the vehicle.
June 2, at 12:40 a.m., Maxwell Rd./ Prairie Rd.DUII/ Reckless Driving – Case 16-08977A police officer observed a black Ford Expedition traveling westbound on Maxwell Rd. with the passenger side tires crossing over the solid white fog line. The officer then observed the vehicle make an improper U-turn as it was about to reach the intersection of Prairie Road, crossing the solid double yellow center line. The officer contacted the driver of the vehicle, Ryan Keith Burt, age 37, of Eugene, and after further investigation, arrested him for DUII and Reckless Driving, and transported him to the Lane County Jail. He was cited for Driving While Suspended, Driving Uninsured and Improper U-turn.
There were a total of 52 DUII arrests in May, 2016.