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Posted on: April 3, 2017

[ARCHIVED] EPD on the Beat - April 2017


On April 5, EPD responded to 286 calls for service and made 24 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 259 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 26. The number of calls for service on this day last year was 241, and the number of arrests was 23. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on April 5 is 203, and the average number of arrests, 43. 


04/05/17 23:47, 1545 W 13TH AVE APT

Criminal Trespass 1 – Case 1705333

A caller reported a suspicious man inside the secured common areas of the apartment complex. The man had earlier entered one of the apartment resident’s apartments. The resident asked him to leave multiple times, but the man walked through his apartment and into the common area. He also is reported to have sat in another resident’s back porch and tried to enter her apartment. An officer responded and found the man, Jeremy Wayne Woodruff, age 24, standing at the far end of the hall with his pants around his ankles and holding his genitals. He appeared under the influence of acid. The officer took Woodruff into custody without incident and charged him with Criminal Trespass 1.

04/06/17 01:00, 5780 ROYAL AVE

Violation of Park Rules, and Consumption in Unlicensed Premise – Case 1705335

A woman was spotted unconscious in the rear passenger seat of a vehicle at Checkermallow Access, a park, by a security officer. The security officer had been unable to rouse the woman and was concerned for her safety. An EPD officer arrived and found the vehicle parked in the lane of travel and the woman sitting in the rear of the vehicle with the door open. He contacted her and observed an open container of alcohol in the vehicle. The woman, later identified as Joanna Lee Egts, age 38, of Eugene, refused to identify herself. She was charged with Violation of Park Rules, and Consumption in Unlicensed Premise.

04/06/17 00:08, 900 WILLAMETTE ALY/W BROADWAY

Open Container – Case 1705332

A call came in about a disorderly man who had thrown a rock at the location’s window and told others he had a gun. An officer responded and found three men sitting behind Luckey’s Club and one matched the suspect’s description. When contacted, the man, Ryan Patrick Dunphy, age 29, of Eugene, had an open container of alcohol. He was compliant. He did not have a gun, and there was no damage to the window. Dunphy was charged with Open Container.

04/05/17 19:35, 2499 W 11TH AVE/WILSON ST

Hit and Run – Case 1705324

An officer was called to Les Schwab Tire Center regarding a motor vehicle crash where the 18-year-old female victim was injured but didn’t require an ambulance transport. The victim reported driving through a construction zone and approached the intersection of W. 11th Avenue and Wilson Street. She slowed to stop for the light, but was hit from behind by another vehicle, which was later determined to be driven by Stacy Ann Schultz, age 46, of Eugene. Schultz is reported to have done a u-turn in the intersection and driven away. An officer responded to Schultz’s residence and after an investigation Schultz was charged with Hit and Run.

04/05/17 14:30, 1681 W 7TH AVE/CHAMBERS ST

UPCS Methamphetamine, UPCS Heroin, DUII and Reckless Driving – Case 1705312

An officer responded to report of a possible impaired driver and located a vehicle matching the description. The vehicle had been reported to be weaving over the road, striking the curb, driving slowly and running a red light. The officer observed the vehicle weaving and performed a traffic stop. Upon contacting the driver, Julie Ann Lugo, age 47, of Lakeside, Oregon, he suspected impairment by narcotics. She was found to be in possession of heroin and meth. After a drug recognition expert’s investigation, Lugo was determined to be under the influence of a CNS stimulant and a narcotic analgesic. She was charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, DUI, and Reckless Driving.

04/05/17 13:35, 899 PEARL ST

Robbery 3, Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1705301

A man, age 38, was entering the side doors of the bank with his lunch and another man, later identified as Ira Johannes Daley, age 33, was at the entry and asked him for his bag of chips. The victim told Daley that he had been trespassed from the location and Daley moved close to the victim and continued to ask for the chips. The victim felt threatened, reporting that he had had an incident previously where Daley threatened to stab him. He pushed Daley back. Daley struck the victim in the face, took the chips and fled. An officer located Daley and charged him with Robbery 3 and Criminal Trespass 2.

04/05/17 11:33, 3595 W 11TH AVE

Fugitive from Justice – Case 1705291

An officer was sent to a report of a trespasser at Lowes Hardware store. There were two people sleeping inside one of the display sheds. The officer contacted one of them, Anthony George Reid, age 31, and found that he had a warrant out of Nevada for Failure to Appear on a Larceny charge. The officer took him into custody.

04/01/17 18:30, 1316 ALDER ST

Harassment and Criminal Trespass – Case 1705311

A 7-Eleven employee reported a man, Craig Thomas Ortiz, age 56, of Eugene, had made threats to staff and been trespassed from the property. He is reported to have returned on April 1 at 4:30 p.m. and the 33-year-old employee was on a break outside. Ortiz is reported to have threatened him and thrown cigarette butts from the ground at him. Ortiz was in jail on another case, (see case 1705281, below), and the officer taking the report added two counts of trespass and one count of harassment.

04/05/17 07:00, 738 E 16TH AVE

Harassment, Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1705281

Ortiz had been reported as a disorderly subject at several E. 13th businesses during the past few weeks. He had been trespassed from US Bank and an officer was dispatched to make sure Ortiz was aware of the trespass condition. As the officer walked to Ortiz’s residence, Ortiz walked away and refused to speak with the officer. The officer was careful to follow him from a distance so as not to alarm him. While walking, the officer was stopped by another victim, who reported that Ortiz had been trespassed from 738 E. 16th but that morning had thrown a candy package at him and threatened to kill him. The officer followed Ortiz from a distance until Ortiz ran into the Duck Store at 895 E. 13th. When the officer went to contact Ortiz, he declined to answer questions, accused the officer of violating his rights, and at the Jail called the officer by racial and homosexual slurs. Ortiz was charged with Harassment and Criminal Trespass 2.

04/05/17 08:42, 3570 W 11TH AVE

Possession of Methamphetamine, Warrant – Case 1705282

An officer was sent to check on the welfare of a man reported slumped over the steering wheel of a Range Rover that was parked at the Adult Store. Two officers arrived and found the man, Hector Benitez, age 31, of Eugene, as reported. He had drug paraphernalia and cash in his lap. The officers woke him up and contacted him. Benitez had a warrant out of Clackamas County and was in possession of meth and heroin. He was taken into custody on the warrant and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Heroin.

04/05/17 12:12, 341 E 12TH AVE

Felon in Possession of Restricted Weapon, Possession of Methamphetamine, Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1705292

A man, Zachary David Eads, age 38, of Eugene, was reported trespassing at Whitebird and smoking meth on the property. An officer responded and located Eads walking from the property and stopped him. Eads had an item concealed in his right hand and partially up his sleeve. When the officer contacted Eads, he threw the item to the ground and it shattered, as it had been a glass pipe. Eads was handcuffed and he was found to be in possession of a small stun gun. He was charged with Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Criminal Trespass 2.

04/05/17 03:45, 1199 HUGHES ST/MARSHALL AVE

Theft 2, Possession Controlled Substance Schedule 3, False Info to Police Officer, Warrants – Case 1705269

Officers responding to a call from the public regarding suspicious conditions. A man was yelling in the area and glass was breaking. Upon arrival, an officer came upon a man, later identified as Dillion Michael Howard, age 24, at Hughes and Marshall. He was sitting on the ground next to two bikes. He provided a false name. He was found to have warrants, to have taken the bikes, which were not his, to have another driver’s id in his possession, paraphernalia associated with people who buy and sell drugs, and a schedule 3 controlled substance. Jail staff aided in determining Howard’s identity. Howard was charged with Theft 2 Lost/Mislaid property, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance Schedule 3, False Information to an Officer.

04/05/17 07:43, 2099 RIVER RD

DUII – Case 1705275

An officer was sent to Lube It USA regarding a possibly impaired driver. Two bystanders saw a man, later identified as Roger Charles Schliep, age 67, of Eugene, driving and appearing intoxicated. The bystanders approached the vehicle and took Schliep’s keys so he wouldn’t drive. The officer arrived on scene and contacted Schliep. The officer also suspected impairment and after an investigation, Schliep was charged with DUII.


On April 4, EPD responded to 289 calls for service and made 23 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 256 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 27. The number of calls for service on this day last year was 232, and the number of arrests was 23. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on April 4 is 230, and the average number of arrests, 39. 

 
We had four DUII stops during daylight hours the last two days, which is unusual. 

04/04/17 22:01, 2600 BLOCK OF FILLMORE ST

DUII – Case 1705262

Two of our officers were sent to the 2700 block of Fillmore Street regarding a burglary in progress. When they got there, they were told the suspect was an ex-boyfriend who no longer lives at the residence and forced his way into the home. The officers saw the suspect’s Dodge truck in the drive way with doors to the house open. The suspect, Adam Jeffery Elvebak, age 30, of Eugene, came out of the front. After investigation, the officers found that Elvebak had driven while intoxicated to the location. He was charged with DUII.

 

04/04/17 23:56, 1099 OLIVE ST

Interfere Public Transport, Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1705266

An officer was flagged down by LTD Security after they had detained Shae Jordan Olea, age 24, of Eugene, who had previously been trespassed from LTD property. He had refused to get off the bus and was detained. Olea was cited in lieu of custody for Criminal Trespass II and Interfering with Public Transportation.

 

04/04/17 16:50, 1015 WILLAMETTE ST

Assault 2 – Case 17-05247

911 began getting calls from people reporting a woman beating a man in the head with an object in the street at 10th Avenue and Willamette. Downtown Security intervened and the woman fled, but was apprehended about a half block away by Downtown Security. The woman, Reiven Sadoi Rios, age 25, of Eugene, was taken into custody on Assault 2 charges, and the victim, age 33, was transported to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

04/04/17 18:31, 99 W 10TH AVE APT: BLK

Open Container, Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1705253

Two officers spotted two men seated against a building in W. Broadway alley behind 99 W. 10th Avenue, where there were no trespassing signs. One of the men, Shae Jordan Olea, age 24, had a an open carton of wine. He was cited in lieu of custody for Open Container and Criminal Trespass 2. The other man, Ira Ulyesses Bastian, age 31, was cited in lieu of custody for Criminal Trespass 2.

04/04/17 19:32,m 448 E 4TH AVE/COBURG

Harassment – Case 1705245

Police were called for report of an armed dispute between a motorist and a bicyclist. The involved motorist, Thomas Roy Curtis, age 54, of Eugene, had last been seen going northbound on Coburg Road. The bicyclist, a 50-year-old male, had been coming up the on-ramp in the bike lane when the vehicle driven by Curtis was reported to have swerved into the bike lane and almost hit the bicyclist. The bicyclist yelled and tapped the front quarter panel of the truck. Curtis yelled and got upset. The traffic wasn’t moving much, and the bicyclist went to the driver’s side and the two yelled at each other, physically struggled and took pictures of each other during the dispute. The victim spat on Curtis. Curtis got out a handgun. The dispute ended and Curtis left the area. Officers called Curtis on the phone and he cooperated by telling them his location. The officers went to Springfield and contacted Curtis, recovering a firearm and charging him with Harassment and Pointing a Firearm at another.

04/04/17 16:23, 293 VALLEY RIVER CENTER

Theft 2 – Case 1705250

Officers were called to Macy’s by loss prevention. They had a theft suspect, Dana Marie Stucky, age 31, of Eugene detained. She was reported to have taken items from the store and then left the store without paying. She headed toward a Pontiac that was parked in the driving lane facing the south entrance doors to the store. The car drove towards Stucky as if to pick her up. At that point loss prevention took Stucky by her arm and she was verbally uncooperative. Loss prevention was able to get her to agree to go back to the store. An officer stopped the vehicle, which was leaving the mall parking lot. There was not probable cause to charge the driver, a 40-year-old male friend of Stucky’s, with aiding her in the theft. Stucky was charged with Theft 2.

04/03/17 14:57, 77 E 29TH AVE/WILLAMETTE ST

Hit and Run – Case 1705188

Police were called to the W. 29th Papa Murphy’s parking lot regarding a hit and run. They contacted the victim, a 51-year-old Eugene woman, who reported she might be injured. She reported she was westbound on W. 29th and attempting to turn into the parking lot. She had to wait to turn due to traffic and was hit from behind by a vehicle that was later determined to be driven by Angela Rose Weier, age 27, of Eugene. Weier stopped, and pulled into the parking lot, but then turned around and left. Officers responded to Weier’s residence and after investigating further charged her with Hit and Run and Driving with No Valid Operational Permit.

04/04/17 07:48, 710 E 15TH ALY

DUII, Hit and Run – Case 1705210

An officer was sent to the location regarding a Cadillac Escalade that had crashed into an apartment complex. The Escalade had crashed into an outside stairwell and metal post and came to rest into the north east side of the building. Residents of Motel 66 reported hearing the crash and feeling the building shake. The vehicle was registered to Casey Christian Westell, age 25, of Eugene. Bystanders reported the driver ran into an apartment. Officers went to the apartment and located Westell inside. An officer spotted drug paraphernalia inside his Escalade, and the officers speaking with Westell suspected impairment. After investigating, Westell was charged with DUII and Hit and Run.

04/04/17 08:22, 800 W 3RD AVE/MONROE ST

Possession of Methamphetamine, Warrants – Case 1705205

While patrolling Washington Jefferson Park area, an officer spotted a man, Jordan Ryan Ausmus-Lovell, age 26, commit a pedestrian traffic violation and then cross the railroad right of way and trespass onto Union Pacific Railroad property. The officer contacted Ausmus-Lovell and during the contact found that the he had three warrants (Failure of Appear Possession of Meth, Failure to Appear Felon in Possession of Restricted Weapon, and Parole Violation for Possession of Meth). Ausmus-Lovell was taken into custody. He was in possession of methamphetamine. He was taken to Lane County Jail on the warrants and charged with Possession of Methamphetamines.

04/04/17 10:00, 300 N JEFFERSON ST

DUII, Open Container – Case 1705214

Bystanders reported a woman who appeared intoxicated in a vehicle at the Owen Rose Garden. Officers contacted the woman, Kelsey Michelle Monaghan, age 37, of Eugene. There was an open container of alcohol in the vehicle. After an investigation, Monaghan was charged with DUII.

04/04/17 03:47, 90 HOLEMAN ALY

Possession of Methamphetamine – Case 1705199

Police were called to the Adult Shop for a man who was trespassing and had advised the establishment that he was not going to leave. When they arrived, the man, Nolan Brooks Gwinn, age 38, was in his pickup truck. He appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance. He was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and warned for Trespassing.

On April 3, EPD responded to 252 calls for service (dispatched and non dispatched) and made 14 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 258 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 27. The number of calls for service on this day last year was 243, and the number of arrests was 34. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on April 3 is 241, and the average number of arrests, 32. 

 

04/03/17 20:45, E 13TH AVE/WILLAMETTE ST

Criminal Mischief/Disorderly Conduct – Case 1705191

Police responded to the Ta Ra Rin restaurant regarding a disorderly female subject and located the described subject Rebecca Jean Fay, age 25, of Eugene, walking north on Willamette Street. Police received information that Fay was observed screaming and waving her arms while running toward a Ford F-150 truck and caused several significant scratches to the truck using a sharp object. Following contact with Fay, she was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree and Disorderly Conduct.

 

04/03/17 18:47, 75 DIVISION AVE

Theft 3/Warrant – Case 1705189

Police responded to Goodwill Industries regarding a female shoplifter who was observed exiting the store without paying for an item she had taken. Police contacted the subject Wanda May Brents, age 41, of Eugene, and found information to arrest her on four warrants and Theft in the Third Degree. She was transported to the Lane County Jail.

 

04/03/17 15:14, 895 E 13TH AVE

Theft 3/Possession of Methamphetamine – Case 1705178

Police responded to the Duck Store regarding a female subject who was observed exiting the store without paying for numerous items she had concealed on her person. Police contacted the subject Jessica Noel Szili, age 39, of Eugene, and found information to arrest her for Possession of Methamphetamine and Theft in the Third Degree. She was transported to the Lane County Jail.

 

04/03/17 08:59, 1255 HILYARD ST

Harassment – Case 1705150

Police responded to the hospital regarding a disorderly subject, Michael Andre Kreitz, age 24, of Eugene, who pushed and struggled with employees while being escorted from the location. Kreitz was contacted by police and arrested for two counts of Harassment. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.


On April 2, EPD responded to 247 calls for service (dispatched and non dispatched) and made 27 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 250 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 26. The number of calls for service on this day last year was 244, and the number of arrests was 35. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on April 2 is 241, and the average number of arrests, 34. 

 

04/03/17 03:34, WILLAMETTE ST/E BROADWAY

Criminal Mischief 2 – Case 1705140

A police officer on patrol was flagged down by a pedestrian regarding a possible dispute near Lucky’s bar and contacted a male subject who kicked the driver’s side of an Infinity Q50 and caused damage to the vehicle. The subject Shawn Michael Rittmiller, age 25, of Eugene, was cited in lieu of custody for Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree.

 

04/02/17 21:46, 600 HWY 99N

Theft 3 – Case 1705135

A caller saw a man possibly switching license plates on a white sedan. An officer responded and found a white sedan parked at the Advanced Auto Parts store with a man crouching behind it. He contacted the man, Jimmie Dale Shelby, age 59, of Eugene, and after investigating found that the plates had been just been stolen from a vehicle in the area. Shelby was charged with Theft 3.


04/02/17 11:42, 860 HWY 99N

Possession of Methamphetamine - 1705108

A man was seating in the driver’s seat of a vehicle that was running and appeared passed out. There was drug paraphernalia in his lap. Officers were dispatched to investigate and arrived and found Darrell Nathanal Richard, age 58, as described. The awoke him and got him to turn off the vehicle. Medics were called for possible overdose situation. He was detained, but refused treatment by medics. He was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and arrested. He was taken to the hospital for evaluation.


04/02/17 04:46, 99 W 11TH AVE/OLIVE ST

DUII, Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangering – Case 1705089

Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at W. 11th Avenue and Olive. A Toyota Sienna minivan (Oregon Taxi) driven by Samuel Jacob Burchell, age 31, was transporting a customer, Jason Tyler Randall, age 30. The taxi was headed west on W. 11th approaching Olive on a green light. The other involved vehicle, a 1998 Honda Civic driven by Patrick Douglas Weber, age 23, of Eugene, ran the red light going north on Olive. The taxi struck the right rear of the Honda, causing the Honda to spin. The taxi driver and occupant reported being uninjured directly afterwards. The driver of the other vehicle, Patrick Douglas Weber, age 23, of Eugene, appeared to be intoxicated when officers contacted him. After further investigation he was charged with DUII, Reckless Driving, and Reckless Endangering.


04/02/17 02:40, 910 WILLAMETTE ST

DUII, Failure to Obey Stop Sign – Case 1705087

An officer on foot patrol at Broadway and Olive saw a BMW sedan that appeared to be going at a high rate of speed approaching the intersection. The officer shined his light toward the driver to try and get the vehicle to slow down. The driver, later identified as Lauren Eddie Oshea, age 24, of Eugene, slowed for the stop sign at the intersection, but did not stop. The officer ran to his vehicle and began to go locate it. A Downtown Guide got on the radio and advised the vehicle had stopped in front of Killer Burger. The officer arrived and contacted Oshea and suspected impairment. After an investigation, he charged Oshea with DUII and Failure to Obey Stop Sign.

 

04/01/17 23:33, 3500 BLOCK OF KINSROW AVE

Possession of Methamphetamine/Resisting Arrest/UUV – Case 1705085

Police responded to Kinsrow Avenue regarding a male subject who was found unresponsive in a stolen Honda Accord in the parking lot of the location. When police attempted to contact the subject, he refused to follow direction from the officer and was eventually taken into custody with the assistance of K9 Cjuk. Following contact with the subject, Dominic Jade Massey, age 24, of Salem, he was arrested for Unlawful Use of a Vehicle, Possession of Methamphetamine and Resisting Arrest. He was transported to the Lane County Jail on the charges.

 

04/01/17 23:26, 499 HIGH ST/E 5TH AVE

Felon in Possession of Restricted Weapon, Warrant – Case 1705084

An officer conducted a traffic stop after a male bicyclist failed to obey a traffic control device. He contacted the rider, Justus Brandon Peterson, age 38, who had a warrant for his arrest on a probation violation out of Lane County Sheriff’s Office. Peterson had a knife strapped to the front of his chest, and a taser in his backpack. He was taken into custody on the warrant and charged with Felon in Possession of Restricted Weapon.

 

04/01/17 20:50, RIVER RD/CORLISS LN

DUII/Hit and Run/Reckless Driving – Case 1705080

Police responded to a two vehicle crash between a Dodge Dakota and a black Hyundai sedan. Police received information that the pickup was traveling southbound on River Road when it swerved and crashed head on into the Hyundai, which was stopped in the refuge lane to turn west, and the driver of the pickup was restrained by a bystander after he attempted to leave the location. Police contacted the driver of the pickup, James Christopher Bonde, age 43, of Eugene, and arrested him for DUII, Hit and Run and Reckless Driving. The drivers of the vehicle were evaluated at the scene by medics and Bonde was transported to the Lane County Jail on the charges.

 

04/01/17 00:50, 1100 BLOCK OF W 4TH AVE

Disorderly Conduct – Case 1705036

Police responded to the area of Scobert Park regarding a disorderly subject, Charles Russell Murray, age 54, of Eugene, who had threatened customers at a nearby business and was chasing people at the location. Following contact with Murray, who had been contacted earlier by police regarding his behavior, he was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Disorderly Conduct.

 

03/31/17 22:09, W 6TH AVE/MONROE ST

Unlawful Possession Weapon/DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 1705025

A police officer on patrol observed a white 1999 Dodge Dakota pickup fail to come to a complete stop at 5th Avenue and Monroe and nearly struck a vehicle that was traveling east as the driver of the pickup, Christopher William Lister, age 31, of Springfield, proceeded to drive south. The police officer conducted a traffic stop and contacted Lister. After further investigation, he was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (firearm), DUII and Reckless Driving.

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