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Posted on: March 1, 2017

[ARCHIVED] EPD on the Beat - March

On March 9, EPD responded to 389 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 307. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on March 9 was 293. 

 

03/10/17 04:21, WASHINGTON-JEFFERSON PARK

Charges: Possession of Methamphetamine, Interfering With Police, Warrants – Case 17-03734

A police officer attempted to contact a male subject regarding a park rules violation and the subject subsequently fled west on foot. The officer was unable to locate the subject after he was observed traveling north into Jefferson Alley, however, the subject was located a short time later in the area by EPD K9 Blek. Police contacted the subject, Johnathon James Dean Olson, age 26, of Eugene, and arrested him for Possession of Methamphetamine, Interfering With Police and Warrants. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.

 

03/10/17 03:52, 100 BLOCK OF CREST DR

Charges: Burglary 1/Felon In Possession Of Restricted Weapon/Possession Heroin/Interfering With Police Officer/Warrant – Case 1703717

Police responded to a residence on Crest Drive regarding a burglary and observed a broken window and several items inside the home that had been misplaced. Following information gathered at the location, police were able to locate the suspect at an apartment on the 100 block of W. 11th Avenue. When the officer attempted to contact the suspect, Philip Emile Delater, age 41, of Eugene, he threw an object at the officer and attempted to run. He was apprehended a short distance away and found to possess several items that were stolen from the home, including electronics and personal items. Following contact with Delater, he was arrested for Burglary in the First Degree, Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon, Possession of Heroin, Interfering With A Police Officer and a warrant. Police also contacted a female subject who was with Delater at the location, Gerri Dale Porter, age 42, of Eugene, and arrested her for Possession of Heroin and three warrants. Both were transported to the Lane County Jail on the charges.


03/09/17 17:24, 808 SENECA RD

Charge: Theft 3

Police responded to Home Depot regarding a shoplifter and received information that the suspect, Mark Perkins, age 62, of Veneta, left the store without attempting to pay for an item he had placed on his person. He was contacted by police at the location and cited for Theft in the Third Degree.


03/09/17 10:19, 4100 BLOCK OF FULLER AVE

Charge: Identity Theft – Case 1703683, Charge: Theft 3/Warrant – Case 1703692

Police responded to Echo Hollow Road and Fuller Avenue regarding a theft that occurred at Lee’s Donuts. Police located the described suspect, Dennis Wayne Lowden, age 41, in front of a residence on Fuller and contacted him regarding the information. During contact with Lowden, he was found in possession of cash that was taken from the business. Police also found that he was in possession of several personal items belonging to another person, including debit cards and he had a warrant for arrest. He was arrested for Identity Theft, Theft in the Third Degree and a warrant. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.


On March 8, EPD responded to 385 calls for service (dispatched and non dispatched). The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 331, and the number of calls for service received on this day last year was 324. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on March 8 was 304. 

 

03/08/17 23:03, 66 DIVISION AVE

Charges: Carry Concealed Weapon/Felon In Possession Of Restricted Weapon/Warrant – Case 1703672

A police officer recognized Eriq Christopher Pfister, age 30, who was observed in the area, and contacted him regarding a warrant. During contact with Pfister, the officer found information to arrest him on the warrant, Carry Concealed Weapon and Felon In Possession Of Restricted Weapon, after he was found to possess multiple bladed items on his person. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.

 

03/08/17 17:54, 101 W 5th AVENUE

Charges: Identity Theft/Theft 2 – Case 1700399

Police contacted Virginia Cecilia Buck, age 28, of Eugene, regarding the fraudulent use of credit cards at several locations after she had been observed using the card to make a purchase. Following contact with Buck, who was at the jail on unrelated charges, she received additional charges for three counts of Identity Theft in the Third Degree and Theft in the Second Degree.

 

03/08/17 15:29, 1300 BLOCK OF PEARL ST

Charges: Unlawful Entry Motor Vehicle/Warrant – Case 1703649

Police responded to the area regarding a male subject who was entering a vehicle that was parked in the lot of the location, after pulling the handle of several other vehicles. When police arrived, the officer observed the described subject in the driver’s seat of a vehicle and contacted the subject, Shane Richard Neal, age 25, of Eugene. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail on three warrants and Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle.


03/08/17 08:371715 W 12TH AVE 

Criminal Trespass 1, False Info to Officer, Warrant – Case 1703625

Apartment management called police after construction workers noticed someone was in what was supposed to be an empty apartment they were scheduled to work in. Officers arrived and contacted the occupants, later identified as Rodney Brandon Kneece, age 33, of Eugene, and Anastasia Loren Yell, age 24, of Eugene. Both provided false names to the officers, who were able to determine their true names and confirm their identities. There was drug paraphernalia in the apartment and IDs for other people. Both Kneece and Yell had warrants. Both were taken into custody on their warrants and also charged with Criminal Trespass 1 and False Information to a Police Officer.


03/08/17 08:244299 W 13TH AVE/COMMERCE ST

Prohibited Camping – Case 1703622

Numerous calls have come in regarding prohibited campers at W. 13th and Commerce, with an increase in theft and trash. An officer conducted a patrol check and saw a camper dropped off along the curb. It had no license plate and there was no tow vehicle for it. The officer tagged it with a 72-hour notice and spoke to the owner, Jennifer Elizabeth Gwin, age 37, of Eugene, to warn her. After four days, Gwin was still camping at the location and was cited for Prohibited Camping and warned to leave within 24 hours or be cited for Willful Violation of the ordinance. Near Gwin’s camper was a motorhome that had been warned two weeks prior. It had been gone for a week, but was back. The officer made contact at the motorhome and cited the owner Joiy Linn Whipple, age 43, for Prohibited Camping, and provided a warning to move within 24 hours to avoid a Willful Violation charge.


03/08/17 12:02610 W 1ST AVE

Warrant – Case 1703633

An officer was dispatched to the location after a male was observed pulling out what appeared to be a handgun and showing it to another individual. The officer contacted the man in front of the Neighborhood Deli and identified him as Garen Daniel Theis, age 49. He provided the officer consent to confiscate the weapon and destroy it. It was a plastic handgun replica. Theis had two warrants and was taken into custody on those.


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. She was eventually arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for the three warrants and Resisting 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.

 

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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