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Posted on: September 6, 2016

[ARCHIVED] EPD on the Beat - September 2016

September 12 at 6:08 p.m., 3700 block of Gilham Road
Hit and Run/Warrant – 16-14961
Police responded to the residence at the location to contact Serena Lynn Vasbinder, age 31, following a vehicle hit and run that happened on September 6 at approximately 3:57 p.m., at the intersection of Coburg Road and Cal Young Road. At that time, police responded to a crash at the location and received information that a Volvo had stopped for two other vehicles that had been in a crash, and was subsequently hit from behind by a black 1979 Oldsmobile that drove away from the scene following impact. Police contacted the female subject who matched the description of the driver, Vasbinder, regarding the incident and found information that she had a warrant for arrest. She was arrested for the Hit and Run and the warrant, and transported to the Lane County Jail.

September 12 at 4:30 a.m., 96 E. Broadway
Possession of Methamphetamine/Criminal Trespass 2/False Info to Police Officer/Warrant – Case 16-15272
Police responded to the location after receiving information of a male subject trespassing on the property and contacted Lee Anthony Johnson, age 29, of Everett Washington. During contact with Johnson, he provided false identifying information to the officer. Police found information to arrest him for Possession of Methamphetamine, False Information to Police, Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree and a warrant. He was transported to the Lane county Jail.

September 11 at 2:39 a.m., W. 6th Ave/Blair Blvd.
DUII – Case 16-15225
An officer contacted the driver of a white Dodge van, Markus Henry Dove, age 56, of Eugene, after it was observed driving at night without the tail lights activated. After further investigation Dove was arrested for DUII.

September 11 at 2:31 a.m., I-105/S. Garden Way
DUII, Reckless Driving – Case 1615223
An officer was conducting traffic enforcement at 6th and Madison and spotted a Ford Explorer fail to stop at a red light at 7th and Washington. It entered I-105 at a high rate of speed and swerved. The officer stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver, Breanna Cheri Collins, age 31, of Springfield. After an investigation, Collins was charged with DUI, Reckless Driving, Violation of Designated Speed, Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device, and Failure to Drive in a Single Lane.

September 11 at 12 p.m., 1200 block of Willagillespie Road
Burglary 2, Criminal Mischief 3, Warrant - Case 1615156
An officer was dispatched to a trespasser in a fifth-wheel trailer parked beside a house at the location. A resident had the suspect, later identified as Sean Michael Kinch, age 26, at taser point. The officer took Kinch into custody and after investigating, Kinch was charged with Burglary 2, Criminal Mischief 3, and he had a warrant out of Municipal Court for Theft 3.

September 10 at 4:24 p.m., 1200 block of Hilyard Street
Disorderly Conduct/Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 16-15206
Police responded to University District Hospital regarding a disorderly trespasser who refused to leave the location. When police arrived, the officer observed the subject, Nathan Gene Davis, age 56, of Eugene, being detained by employees. Police received information that Davis was yelling and causing a disturbance at the hospital, and had behaved aggressively toward the employees. Davis was contacted about the incident and arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.

September 10 at 1:54 a.m., 94 W. Broadway
Criminal Mischief 3 – Case 16-15182
Police responded to the area after receiving information that a male subject, Jesse James Egan, age 35, of Eugene, was observed drawing on the side of the building. Police contacted Egan, and cited him for Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree.

September 10 at 9:36 a.m., 3100 block of Harris Street
Burglary 1/UUV – Case 16-15189
Police responded to the area for suspicious activity at a residence. When police arrived, they observed a stolen vehicle near the location and contacted two subjects inside a residence. During contact with the subjects, police received information that they had entered the residence from the backyard and taken items from the location. Police also received information that the subjects had traveled to the location in the stolen vehicle. Loren Douglas Riddle, age 30, of Eugene, and Jennifer Louise Castro, age 33, of Eugene, were both arrested for Burglary in the First Degree and Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle and transported to the Lane County Jail. The resident was not at the location during the burglary.

September 9 at 10:02 a.m., Hwy 99N/Roosevelt Boulevard.
DUII – Case 16-15174
An officer on patrol in the area contacted the driver of a blue Toyota Camry after observing that it failed to stop before entering the roadway. Following contact with the driver, Matthew Edward Shores, age 45, of Eugene, and after further investigation, police cited Shores for DUII.

September 9 at 1:20 a.m., 150 W. Broadway
Disorderly Conduct, Interfering with Police, Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1615121
Police responded to a disorderly subject call at the Wayward Lamb. Upon police arrival, employees were in front of the entrance and the subject, Chal Jamison McCollough, age 34, of Eugene, was standing on the sidewalk refusing to leave. He had been asked to leave the outside seating area after being verbally disruptive. He had been refused service earlier at the bar as he was already intoxicated. McCollough refused to provide an officer with his information and he was detained, and while being handcuffed, he dropped his weight to the ground. He yelled obscenities at the officers, and swore at Jail staff during booking. He was charged with Criminal Trespass 2, Disorderly Conduct 2, and Interfering with a Police Officer.

September 8 at 8:56 p.m., 640 W. 7th Avenue
Possession of Methamphetamine – Case 1615111
An officer was conducting a patrol check of the area and saw a man sleeping beneath a ‘no trespassing’ sign. He contacted the man, identified as Justin Scott Crump, age 27, of Veneta. Crump was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was cited for the Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine, and warned regarding the trespass.

September 8 at 1:14 a.m., 342 E. 12th Avenue
Possession of Methamphetamine – Case 1615051
Two officers observed a subject, Ian Kerchee, sitting in an area posted with “no trespassing.” He had an open can of alcohol. He attempted to hide something as officers approached. He was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine.

September 8 at 10:44 p.m., E. 11th Avenue/Franklin Boulevard
DUII (Cannabis) – Case 1615117
An officer stopped a vehicle when it failed to signal a lane change. Upon contacting the driver, Gerson Luis Monjaras, age 20, of Eugene, the officer suspected impairment by cannabis. After an investigation by a drug recognition expert, Monjaras was charged with DUI, Unsignaled Lane Change, and Driving Uninsured.

September 8 at 9:32 p.m., 110 W. Broadway
Criminal Mischief 3, Harassment, Open Container – Case 1615112
Police were called to a disorderly subject at Buy 2 Market, who was reported as being hostile and aggressive. When police arrived, the person, identified as Greg Alan Kuntz, age 31, was seated and there were security guards nearby. The security guards had gone to the store to buy water and Kuntz had been on the sidewalk, screaming and demanding someone light his cigarette. They called 911. One of the guards asked him to calm down and he spit in the guard’s face. Kuntz was arrested and he spit toward the officer. He spit in the vehicle during transport. When they got to jail, he refused to get out of the patrol vehicle and urinated in it. Kuntz was charged with Criminal Mischief 3, Physical Harassment and Open Container.

September 8 at 10:52 p.m., 4100 Block of Wagner Street
Open Container and Reckless Driving – Case 1615115
Officers were called regarding a physical dispute, where a man later identified as Robert Francis Sieveking, age 41, of Eugene, was doing ‘burnouts’ in the parking lot of an apartment complex. When officers arrived, Sieveking was outside an apartment on foot, intoxicated and yelling while standing over a woman. He had been drinking in the parking lot. The woman was not injured. He was arrested for Open Container and Reckless Driving.

September 8, at 5:44 p.m., 1100 Block of W. 11th Avenue
Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1615089
Officers were sent to a report of a disorderly person who had been evicted from a residence. When they arrived the subject, identified as Anthony Jospeh Ciechon, age 36, of Eugene, was sitting with his belongings. An investigation found that he had been evicted and was acting disorderly during the process. Workers at the property became concerned for their own safety and police were called. Ciechon was cited for Criminal Trespass 2.

September 8 at 8:51 a.m., Chambers/Roosevelt
Non-criminal Hold – Case 1615057
Passersby at Chambers overpass called 911 when they observed a woman climbing up the overpass chain link fence, and she appeared to be trying to jump. An officer arrived and contacted the woman, who appeared to be experiencing a mental health crisis. She appeared confused and was wandering dangerously close to traffic. She was taken to a local hospital on a non-criminal hold.

September 8 at 1:54 a.m., Echo Hollow Road/Dove Lane
Possession of Methamphetamine/Warrant – Case 16-15054
A police officer observed a female subject in the area who had an arrest warrant and contacted her regarding the warrant. During contact with the subject, Rhonda Lynn Elms, age 49, of Eugene, the officer found information to arrest her on the warrant and Possession of Methamphetamine. She was transported to the Lane County Jail on the charges.

September 7 at 11:51 p.m., W. 6th Ave/Monroe Street
DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 16-15049
A police officer on patrol in the area contacted the driver of a white Jeep Grand Cherokee after observing the vehicle travel through a red light at the intersection of W. 6th Avenue and Jefferson Street. After further investigation, the officer found information to arrest the driver, Karli Eileen Baker, age 26, for DUII and Reckless Driving. She was transported to the Lane County Jail and also cited for Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device.

September 7 at 9:52 p.m., 100 block of W. Broadway
Harassment/Consuming Unlicensed Premises – Open Container/Resisting Arrest/Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 16-15045
Police officers downtown contacted two female subjects after receiving information of an incident at the Buy 2 Market. Police received information that Shayla Lynise Harris, age 33, of Eugene, was behaving disorderly in the store and refused to leave. Harris and another female subject, Maria Samantha Rivera, age 26, of Eugene, remained on the property and engaged in a dispute with a male and female subject, and Rivera elbowed an 18-year-old female in the side. Rivera and Harris left the location, and police located Rivera with a man, Travis Raleigh Krauziewicz, age 24, of Eugene, in the area of W. Broadway and Charnelton. During contact with the subjects, Rivera and Krauziewicz were observed with open alcohol containers, and both refused to identify themselves and follow direction from the police officers. Police arrested Krauziewicz for Interfering With a Peace Officer and Open Container and Rivera was arrested for Harassment, Interfering with a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct and Open Container. Harris was contacted by police in front of Killer Burger near W. Broadway and Willamette and continued to walk across the street from the officer after being told to stop. The officer attempted to detain Harris and she pulled away and threatened the officer, and actively resisted arrest. She was eventually taken into custody with the use of taser and charged with Resisting Arrest, Interfering with a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree. All three suspects were transported to the Lane County Jail.

September 4 at 2:59 a.m., 640 W. 7th Avenue
Possession of Heroin, Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1614835
Officers observed four individuals sitting on a walkway at 640 W. 7th Avenue. There has been a higher frequency of drug-related activity here after hours. The officers approached the group and after investigating charged Coby Lee Ortloff, age 41, of Eugene, with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, Christopher Issac Willuweit, age 39, for Possession of Controlled Substance Heroin, and Charles E. Annnich, age 34, of Eugene, for Criminal Trespass 2.

September 7 at 2:17 p.m. at W. 5th and Washington
Reckless Driving/Elude (Case 1613417), Escape III (Case 1163436) and
Unlawful Use of Vehicle and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle (Case 139195)
Recovered Aprilia Scarabeo moped.
On August 12, an officer attempted to stop a man on an Aprilia Scarabeo moped who had fled, running through a stop sign at West 5th Avenue and Monroe Street, almost getting hit by other vehicles. From prior contacts, he knew the suspect was identified as Jarrelle Jason Marrsolinger, age 25, of Eugene. The officer put out an attempt to locate Marrsolinger for Elude by Vehicle and Reckless Driving. The office spotted Marrsolinger later in the day on a bicycle and he again ran from the officer. This time Marrsolinger crashed his bicycle in his attempt to ride fast, sliding right over to an officer, where he immediately was taken into custody and charged with Elude by Vehicle and Reckless Driving, and a new charge of Escape 3. At the Jail he was issued a 90-day Park Restriction. Two other officers were patrolling Washington-Jefferson Park on August 18 and spotted the Aprilia moped and it was not secured. It was confirmed as having been stolen in June 2016 and it now had a switched license plate. After more investigation, probable cause was developed to arrest Marrsolinger for unlawful Use of a Vehicle and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle. On September 7 at 12:33 p.m., an officer spotted Marrsolinger getting out of a vehicle at W. 5th Avenue and Washington Street. He was arrested and charged with Unlawful Use of a Vehicle and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, and also with a Parole Violation for Burglary. Marrsolinger was released relatively recently from prison regarding property crimes.

September 6 at 11:58 p.m., 1180 W. 4th Avenue
Criminal Mischief 3, Interfering with Police Officer, Violation of Park Rules – Case 1614971
An officer observed a woman, later identified as Amberlee Pyle, age 38, sitting in the closed park after hours. The officer contacted her and she began walking away. When he asked for her name, she refused to provide it and began arguing. Once she was arrested and placed in the patrol vehicle she did provide her name, but urinated on the seat, taking the patrol vehicle out of commission until it could be cleaned. She was lodged for Interfering with a Police officer, Violation of Park Rules and Criminal Mischief 3.

Arrest September 5 at 2:44 p.m./Occurred on August 27 at 9:23 a.m., Alton Baker Park/Knickerbocker Bridge
Reckless Burning – Case 1614353
An officer was dispatched to a fire in the area, with Eugene Springfield Fire already at the location putting out some small fires. The vegetation was dry. There was a suspect who had fled the scene, later identified as Douglas Brian Bennett, age 50. Bennett was charged with Reckless Burning.

September 5 at 11:06 p.m., N. Danebo Avenue/Unthank Street
Assault – Case 1614930
A 55-year-old man reported that he had been repairing a tire on his pickup when another man, later identified as Brandon Joseph Freeman, age 33, of Eugene, and another unknown male walked up to him. After a conversation in which the pair offered the victim a reward for information about a stolen bike, the men, who were both carrying firearms in holsters, left. They returned later and told the victim to leave the neighborhood. Freeman is reported to have approached him and punched him in the head. Freeman had taken his firearm out and placed it on the victim’s truck. Officers responded and located Freeman walking in the area with his holstered handgun. He was detained and then charged with Assault.

September 5 at 7:59 p.m., 900 block of Patterson
Theft 2, Interfering with Police Officer, Criminal Trespass, Warrant – Case 1614923
Officers were called for report of a prowler after a woman spotted a man outside removing parts from her roommate’s bike. They located a man next to the location who was on a bike, with two bicycle wheels and tires in his hand. The man, identified as Bradley Clifford Carney, age 39, of Eugene, was told to stop, but he tried to ride away. Officers took Carney into custody and after investigating, charged him with Theft 2, Interfering with Police Officer, Criminal Trespass. He also had a warrant.

September 5 at 6:07 p.m., Scobert Park
Disorderly Conduct – Case 1614918
Officers were sent to a call regarding a disorderly man, later identified as Kevin John Purkerson, age 51, in a verbal dispute carrying a stick. The other involved man reported he had been cleaning up the park when Purkerson became angry and yelled at him, then threatened to hit the victim with his stick and swung at him, but didn’t hit him. Others in the area yelled at Purkerson and Purkerson left the area. Purkerson was located and after an investigation was charged with Disorderly Conduct.

September 5 at 3:41 a.m., Broadway/Olive
Disorderly Conduct – Case 1614875
An officer responded to report of a fight in the street at the intersection of Broadway and Olive. Upon arrival, the officer found Scott Montes Castro, age 38, of Springfield, lying on his back in the street. He was being restrained by two members of the public and appeared under the influence of a controlled substance. He was charged with Disorderly Conduct.

September 4 at 3:57 p.m., W. 5th Alley/Blair Boulevard
Harassment – Case 16-14860
Police responded to a dispute at the location and received information that a female subject slapped and spit on a 46-year-old male subject. Police contacted the involved subjects, and arrested Meriah Bree Blackwell, age 39, of Eugene, for Harassment. She was transported to the Lane County Jail.

September 4 at 12:42 p.m., 700 block of Highway 99N
Possession of Methamphetamine/Warrant - Case 16-14849
Police contacted a male regarding trespassing at the location after the subject was observed standing near a No Trespassing sign. During contact with the subject, James Charles Marineau, age 22, of Eugene, police found information to arrest for Possession of Methamphetamine and a warrant. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.

September 3 at 9:42 p.m., W. 18th Ave/Olive Street
DUII – Case 16-14818
A police officer conducting traffic enforcement in the area observed a 1981 Toyota Supra traveling eastbound on 18th Avenue without the headlights activated. The officer contacted the driver of the vehicle, Kelan Joiner Enos, age 25, of Eugene, and after further investigation, he was arrested for DUII and transported to the Lane County Jail.

September 3 at 9:09 p.m., 3333 W. 11th Avenue
Harassment/Theft 3/Interfering With Police Officer/Criminal Trespass 2/False Information to Officer – Case 16-14817
Police responded to the Fred Meyer grocery store regarding a shoplifter. When police arrived at the location, the officer contacted the suspect, Autumn Marie Slater, age 30, of Cottage Grove, and received information that Slater was observed walking toward the exit without attempting to pay for the beverages she selected. The employees were able to recover the items and instructed Slater to leave the location. Slater refused to leave and became aggressive, screamed, and hit an employee. When police contacted Slater, she repeatedly gave false information to the officer regarding her identity. She was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Harassment, Theft in the Third Degree, Interfering With a Police Officer, Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree and False Information to an Officer.

September 3 at 1:01 p.m., 4300 block of Fergus Avenue
Theft 1 – Case 16-14609
Police contacted Alexander Jackson Yocum, age 27, at his residence regarding a Theft that happened at Target on August 30. Police received information that Yocum had been observed placing electronic items on his person and leaving the store without attempting to pay for the items. He was cited for Theft in the First Degree.

September 3 at 1:32 a.m., 1100 block of Green Acres Road
DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 16-14763
Police contacted the driver of a red 2009 Jeep Wrangler, Randolph Tobias McCourt II, age 48, of Eugene, after the vehicle was observed swerving and driving over the bike lane. After further investigation, police found information to arrest McCourt for DUII and Reckless Driving. He was transported to the Lane County Jail on the charges.

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