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Posted on: March 1, 2017

[ARCHIVED] EPD on the Beat - March

On March 7, EPD responded to 311 calls for service (dispatched and non dispatched). The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 335, and the number of calls for service received on this day last year was 329. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on March 7 was 358. 

 

03/08/17 01:47, DELTA HWY SB ONRAMP/DELTA SB CONN

Charge: DUII – Case 1703615

A police officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop of a white Volkswagen Jetta after it was observed traveling southbound on Delta Highway and turned westbound onto Goodpasture Road from the Fastlane, and braked abruptly before the turn. The officer contacted the driver, Michelle Aisha Biggs, age 22, of Eugene, and arrested her for DUII. She was also cited for Failure To Carry/Present License.  

 

03/07/17 15:38, 400 BLOCK OF LONE OAK AVE

Resisting Arrest/Warrants – Case 1703600

Police responded to a residence regarding a dispute, contacted the involved subjects and found that Chrystal Amanda Lea Gray, age 37, of Eugene, had three warrants for arrest. During contact with police, Gray refused to cooperative, struggled and attempted to kick officers during the arrest.

 

03/07/17 14:39, 101 W 10TH AVE

Charge: Robbery 3 – Case 1703592

Police responded to the Lane Titan Store regarding a shoplifter who was fighting with employees. Police received information that the suspect, Keppa Elizabeth Pruett, age 48, of Eugene, was observed exiting the store without attempting to pay for an item she had taken and was approached by an employee who attempted to prevent Pruett from leaving. Pruett subsequently pulled away from the employee and attempted to push past the employee who was able to keep Pruett at the store until police arrived and contacted her regarding the incident. She was arrested for Robbery in the Third Degree and transported to the Lane County Jail.

 

03/07/17 10:36, 100 VALLEY RIVER CENTER

Charge: Theft 1 – Case 1703594

Police responded to Macy’s department store regarding a number of thefts that had been occurring and received information that an employee was observed taking money from the store. Police contacted the employee, Jeffrey Adden Johnston, age 36, of Eugene, and arrested him for Theft in the First Degree. He was transported to the Lane County Jail. She was eventually arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for the three warrants and Resisting Arrest.

 

03/07/17 10:34, 1675 W 18TH AVE

Charges: Disorderly Conduct 2/Discharge Firearm Unlawful

Police responded to Albertson’s grocery store regarding a man who was reported in the store, sitting in front of the U.S. Bank kiosk with a handgun on his lap. Officers arrived and the man reached for his gun when he was contacted and was quickly taken into custody. The gun turned out to be a bb gun that looked like a real handgun. The suspect, Jeffery James Burnite, age 73, of Eugene, was charged with Disorderly Conduct 2 and Unlawful Discharge of a Weapon.


On March 6, EPD responded to 323 calls for service (dispatched and non dispatched). The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 340, and the number of calls for service received on this day last year was 244. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on March 6 was 352. 

 

03/07/17 01:33, W 7TH AVE/VAN BUREN ST

DUII – Case 1703558

A police officer contacted the driver of a blue 2007 Lexus E350,  Justin Anthony Pense, age 25, of Eugene, after he was observed traveling eastbound on W. 7th Avenue without headlights or taillights illuminated. After further investigation, Pense was arrested for DUII and cited for Operating Without Required Lighting Equipment.


03/07/17 00:10, 1410 W 6TH AVE

Warrant – Case 1703554

Police responded to the Welcome Inn Motel regarding a dispute and contacted the involved subject, Sharon Lee Munson, age 69, and found that she had a warrant for arrest. She was arrested on the warrant and transported to the Lane County Jail.


03/06/17 17:08, 300 VALLEY RIVER CENTER

Theft 3 – Case 1703544

Police responded to the JC Penny department store at Valley River Center regarding a shoplifter who exited the store without attempting to pay for a clothing item she had taken. Police contacted the suspect at the store, Robin Rene Briggs, age 38, of Eugene, and arrested her for Theft in the Third Degree.


03/06/17 15:00, 200 BLOCK OF W BROADWAY

Criminal Trespass 2/Use Of Marijuana Public Place – Case 1703532

A police officer was on foot patrol in the area when he observed three subjects in an area marked with a No Trespassing sign behind an apartment. The officer contacted the subjects, Eusebio Chaparro, age 28, of Eugene, Joshua James Kulus, age 37, of Eugene, and Christa Faith Hitt, age 47, of Veneta, and cited them for Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree. During contact with the subjects, the officer found that Hitt had three warrants for arrest and Kulus had two warrants for arrest. They were both transported to the Lane County Jail on the warrants and Kulus received an additional citation for Use Of Marijuana In A Public Place.

 

03/05/17 13:20, 150 OAKWAY ROAD

Disorderly Conduct – Case 1703481

Police responded to the bike path near Rife’s Home Furniture store off Oakway Road regarding a physical dispute between two male subjects, and that one of the male subjects had thrown rocks at the other. Police contact the involved subjects and arrested Daniel Michael Brumley, age 33, of Eugene, for Disorderly Conduct. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.


On March 1, EPD responded to 323 calls for service (dispatched and non dispatched). The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 351, and the number of calls for service received on this day last year was 304. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on March 1 was 315. 


03/01/17 22:36, 645 RIVER RD

Charges: DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 1703264

Police responded to Happy Hours Bar regarding a possible DUII driver who was observed leaving the location in a 2000 Chevrolet S-10. Police located the described vehicle parked in front of a residence on Goodpasture Loop, and contacted Michael Charles Simmons, age 62, of Eugene, who was in the driver’s seat. After further investigation, police found information to arrest Simmons for DUII and Reckless Driving. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.

 

03/01/17 21:19, 808 SENECA RD

Charges: Theft 2/Possession of Methamphetamine – Case 1703260

Police responded to Home Depot regarding a female subject who was observed exiting the store without attempting to pay for several items she had taken. Police contacted the suspect, Natasha Ariane Hargrove, age 36, of Eugene, and arrested her for Theft in the Second Degree and Possession of Methamphetamine. She was transported to the Lane County Jail.

 

03/01/17 14:40, 1950 FRANKLIN BLVD

Charges: Theft 3 – Case 1703255

Police responded to Hirons Pharmacy at the location regarding a suspect who left the location without attempting to pay for the items that he placed on his person. Police contacted the suspect, Ryan Bettini Self, age 19, of Eugene, and cited him for Theft in the Third Degree.

 

03/01/17 01:13, 240 WASHINGTON ST

Charges: Possession of Methamphetamine/Warrant – Case 1703226

Police contacted a female subject who was in the park after hours. During contact with the subject, Lilian Marisol Prindle, age 19, of Eugene, the officer found information to arrest her on a warrant and Possession of Methamphetamine. She was transported to the Lane County Jail.


03/01/17 13:00, 725 OLIVE ST

Charges: Use of Marijuana In Public Place – Case 1703248

A police officer observed several subjects in the parking lot of M Jacobs, in an area marked with No Trespassing signs. The officer contacted the subjects, Adam Thomas Dickinson, age 23, of Eugene; Akeya Lynn Jewel Modaff, age 20, of Springfield; Nathan Neil Murphy, age 28, of Eugene; and Andrew Wesley Horn, age 26, of Eugene; and cited them for Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree. Horn and Murphy received additional citations for Use of Marijuana in a Public Place.


03/01/17 12:09, 67 W 29TH AVE

Charges: Theft 3 – Case 1703245

A police officer responded to the Market of Choice grocery store regarding a shoplifter who was observed exiting the store without attempting to pay of the items she had placed on her person. Police contacted the suspect, Caroline Marjorie Feig, age 18, of Eugene, and cited her for Theft in the Third Degree.


02/28/17 13:57, 201 DIVISION AVE

Criminal Trespass, Warrants – Case 1703200

An officer was sent to St. Vincent de Paul on Division Avenue regarding a trespassing man, later identified as Justin James Offill, age 37. He had previously been trespassed and had multiple warrants: Eugene Municipal warrant (Interfering with Police, Assault, Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Mischief 2, two counts of Criminal Mischief 3, three counts of Reckless Endangerment), Eugene Municipal Warrant UOPD Obstruct Justice), Lane County Circuit Warrant (Springfield, Possession of Meth). Offill was reported to have been at the location a few nights prior and struck a customer, and had threatened an employee. Officers took Offill into custody without incident.


02/28/17 16:04, 100 W 10TH AVE

Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1703199

Officers were dispatched to call of a disorderly and uncooperative trespasser at the Eugene Public Library, who had alarmed patrons, causing them to leave and making racial comments and slurs to one of the security officers. The trespassing man, Jeremy Lee Guericke, age 37, into custody was refusing to provide his identification, refused to listen to directions and was uncooperative with the investigation. He resisted being taken under arrest and had to be taken to the ground and he continued to resist. Guericke picked his own head up and struck it on the ground while lying face down. He was taken to a patrol vehicle and continued to fight and resist. He was lodged at Jail for Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Trespass 2.


02/28/17 06:44, 149 E 8TH AVE/E PARK ST

Criminal Trespass – Case 1703173

Two officers were patrolling E. 8th and E. Park and saw a man sitting on the concrete steps of the E. Park Blocks. The man, Austin Henry Johnson, age 37, appeared unconscious and there was a container of Marijuana near him. Officers contacted him to make sure he was not suffering a medical emergency. They found that he had only fallen asleep, but he had a park restriction. He was charged with Criminal Trespass.


02/28/17 11:56, 448 E 4TH AVE/COBURG RD

Violation Park Rules, Parole Violation Warrant – Case 1703194

Two officers were on routine patrol near Peter DeFazio Bike Bridge in Skinners Butte Park and saw two tents underneath the bridge. They contacted the occupants of both. One tent’s occupant, Louis A Gonzalez-Garcia, age 45, had numerous aliases and a warrant from Parole and Probation for Dangerous Drugs. He was charged with Violation of Park Rules and taken into custody on the warrant.


02/28/17 12:00, 900 BLOCK MADISON ST

Burglary 1 – Case 1703202

A 69-year-old woman left her home at noon and when she got back home she found a man she didn’t know sitting in her bed watching television and drinking a beverage. She left and called police. When police got there they found the man, Wilhelm Rivera Rosa, age 55, as reported and took him into custody without incident. Upon investigating, they found that Rivera Rosa had gone through drawers and a closet, used the victim’s toothbrush and paste, and there was tobacco on her mattress. He was arrested for Burglary 1.


02/28/17 15:11, 240 WASHINGTON ST

Assault – Case 1703203

An officer was sent to report of a fight involving three people at Washington Jefferson Park. Upon arriving officers investigated and found that the male suspect, later identified as Bernard Shifman, age 40, had left the area. He was located at 7th Alley and Washington. Shifman was found to have hit the male victim, age 54, in the head with a stick during a dispute and a woman tried to intervene. Shifman was charged with assault.

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