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Posted on: June 2, 2017

[ARCHIVED] EPD on the Beat - June 2017


On June 5, EPD responded to 291 calls for service and made 24 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 303 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 25. The number of calls for service on this day last year was 254, and the number of arrests was 18. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on June 5 is 270, and the average number of arrests, 25. 

 

06/06/17 00:26, 2100 BLOCK OF SALLY WAY

Harassment/Unlawful Entry Motor Vehicle – Case 1709105

Police responded to a residence at the location regarding a male subject who was observed inside a vehicle at the location. Police received information that the victim contacted the subject, Alejandro Mendoza Morales, age 18, of Eugene, and a second subject, Christian Manuel Morales Mendoza, age 19, of Eugene, subsequently jumped on the victim’s back. When officers arrived to the area, they located the described subjects and contacted them regarding the incident. Both were arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Harassment and Morales received an additional charge of Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle.

 

06/05/17 23:14, BARGER DR/W IRWIN WAY

Criminal Mischief 2/Felon In Possession Restricted Weapon/Possession Heroin/Criminal Trespass 2/Possession Burglary Tools/Warrants – Case 1709103

Police responded to the 4900 block of Barger Drive regarding a male subject who was spray painting the building. Police contacted the subject, Justin Michael Bendix, age 26, of Eugene, and found information to arrest him for Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Burglary Tools, Felon In Possession of a Restricted Weapon, Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree, Possession of Heroin and three warrants. He was transported to the Lane County Jail on the charges.

 

06/05/17 18:25, W 7TH PL/SENECA RD

Menacing/Unlawful Use of a Weapon/Felon in Possession Restricted Weapon/Warrant – Case 1709095

Police responded to the area regarding separate incidents of victims who were threatened by a male subject on bike who was carrying a knife. Police located the described subject, Benjamin David Phillips, age 34, of Eugene, on the 600 block of Seneca Road and contacted him regarding the incident. He was found him in possession of multiple weapons and a warrant. Phillips was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Menacing, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon and a warrant.

 

06/04/17 23:41, W 10TH PL/TYINN ST

Hit and Run – Case 1709025

Police responded to the area regarding a black Honda Civic that crashed into a trailer that was parked across from the DMV. When police arrived, officers observed front end damage to the Honda and a broken windshield, and damage to the left side of the trailer and a rear axle that was completely destroyed. Police received information that a male subject was observed running from the location. The described subject, Juan Carlos Guitron-Rodriguez, age 33, of Eugene, was located by police in the alley behind the Jalisco restaurant and contacted regarding the incident. He was evaluated by medics for minor injuries and arrested for Hit and Run.

 

06/04/17 22:30, 700 BLOCK OF E 16TH AVE

Harassment – Case 1709024

Police responded to a residence at the location regarding a dispute between roommates. When officers arrived, they contacted the involved male subjects and received information that the suspect, Canyon Amarys, age 19, continued to push and grab the 22-year-old male victim after being told to stop. Police arrested Amarys for Harassment and transported to the Lane County Jail.

 

06/06/17 01:42, 2600 BLOCK OF BAKER BLVD

DUII/Reckless Endangering/Reckless Driving – Case 1709106

Police responded to a residence regarding a dispute and observed a 2017 Hyundai Sonota that had backed over a tree and was wedged in an unsafe position on a steep driveway. The officer contacted the driver of the vehicle, Darklis Marie Keyes, age 46, of Portland, and received information that she had crashed the vehicle while leaving the residence. After further investigation, she was arrested for DUII, Reckless Driving and Reckless Endangering.


On June 4, EPD responded to 249 calls for service and made 14 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 302 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 315, and the number of arrests was 29. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on June 4 is 273, and the average number of arrests, 32. 

 

Last week (Sunday, May 28 – Saturday, June 3) EPD responded to 2,116 calls for service and made 188 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last four weeks is 1,995 with 196 arrests. The number of calls for service during the same week last year was 1,730 with 226 arrests. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service for this period was 1,638 and there were 234 arrests.


06/05/17 03:12, 550 E 13TH AVE

DUII – Case 1709028

An officer responded to Max’s Tavern for a non-injury motor vehicle crash in which the driver was believed to be intoxicated. The officer made contact with the driver, Christopher Robert Calestini, age 28, of Eugene, who had crashed his van into a parked car that was not occupied. The officer suspected impairment and after an investigation, Calestini was charged with DUII.

06/04/17 23:33, 849 W 6TH AVE

Interfere with Police Officer – Case 1709026

Officers were called to Brun’s Red Apple Market as there was a Ford Explorer in the lot after the business was closed. The tow truck driver had found two people sleeping inside and they would not respond. When the officers got there, they could see a man and woman inside and they appeared to be unconscious. They knocked on the window and roused the man, age 24, who immediately became hostile and didn’t want to identify himself. The woman, Janina Sultana Sanders, age 21, of Pleasant Hill, was in the driver’s seat, appeared intoxicated and refused to open her door or roll down the window. She became angry and began punching her window and refused to come out. There was a knife impaled in the door inside and the officer was concerned Sanders might drive away as she started to roll her window up and grab the keys in the ignition. The officer tried to stop her rolling up her window and she began to punch and kick at the officer’s hand. She didn’t comply and after being warned, was subject to OC spray, but spray, but she still refused to come out and the officer had to break the window and drag her out. She was charged with Interfering with Police and the man was warned for trespassing.

 

06/03/17 17:42, 1800 BLOCK OF W 6TH AVE

DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 1708947

Police responded to the area following multiple calls regarding a possible DUII driver who was driving erratically in an area of high traffic. Police located the described red 2002 GMC Yukon traveling west on W. 6th Avenue at a high rate of speed, and observed the vehicle come to a stop at Chambers Street with both driver side tires resting on the left side of the dashed line. The officer contacted the driver of the vehicle, Jesse Ray Taft, age 36, of Eugene, and after further investigation, he was arrested for DUII and Reckless Driving. The officer also found information to cite Taft for Violation Of Open Container Law and Violation of Speed Limit.

06/03/17 17:11, 1100 BLOCK OF OAK ST

Public Indecency Misdemeanor – Case 1708938

Police officers were on foot patrol in the downtown area when they observed a male subject who had exposed himself in a public area that was visible from the sidewalk and Oak Street. Following contact with the subject, Randy Steven Upmeyer, age 51, of Eugene, he was arrested for Public Indecency Misdemeanor and six warrants. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.

 

06/03/17 10:49, 1200 BLOCK OF BUCK ST

Criminal Mischief 3/Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1708932

Police responded to a residence on Buck Street regarding a disorderly female trespasser who had pulled the rain gutter spout down from the house and displaced multiple items belonging to the residence. When police arrived, they contacted the subject, Bonnie Jean White, age 39, who was in the middle of the roadway, and arrested her for Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.

 

06/02/17 19:46, 700 BLOCK OF HWY 99N

Criminal Trespass 1 – Case 1708899

Police responded to the railroad tracks regarding a disorderly trespasser who refused to leave and yelled at a railroad employee. Police contacted the subject, Damian Steven Swinney, age 37, of Eugene, at the location, and arrested him for Criminal Trespass in the First Degree and transported him to the Lane County Jail.


On June 1, EPD responded to 315, calls for service and made 31 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 288 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 30. The number of calls for service on this day last year was 298, and the number of arrests was 37. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on June 1 is 242, and the average number of arrests, 32. 

 

06/02/2017 00:26, 101 W 5TH AVE

Robbery 1 – Case 1708747

Police responded to the jail and contacted Nisha Mullins, age 38, of Eugene, who was at the jail on unrelated charges. Mullins was contacted regarding a robbery that occurred on May 31 at approximately 12:25 p.m. in the 100 block of River Avenue. Police received information that she assaulted a 36-year-old female victim who was known to her and left the area with the victim’s backpack. Following contact with Mullins, she was charged with Robbery in the First Degree.


06/02/17 00:12, 1200 BLOCK OF CHARNELTON ST

Criminal Mischief 2/DUII/Reckless Endangering/Reckless Driving – Case 1708854

Police responded to a non injury single vehicle crash near the intersection of 12th Avenue and Charnelton and observed a black 2005 Chevy Equinox with significant front and passenger side damage resting between two trees, and a street sign that had been broken and displaced more than 50 feet from its original position, and damage to the sidewalk. Police received information that the driver was attempting to make the turn onto 12th Avenue when the driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the sign and sidewalk. Police contacted the driver, Blake Barton Vaughn, age 21, of Eugene, and after further investigation, he was arrested for Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree, DUII, Reckless Endangering and Reckless Driving.

 

06/01/17 09:47, 300 BLOCK N JEFFERSON ST

Possession of Methamphetamine/Resisting Arrest/Warrant – 1708802

Police patrolling on bike at the north end of Owen’s Rose Garden contacted three subjects, Katherine Lynn Healam, age 22, of Eugene, Valek Renn Thrasher, age 24, of Eugene, and David Earl Sheldon, age 31, of Eugene, regarding illegal drugs and arrested all three subjects for Possession of Methamphetamine. During the arrest, Sheldon attempted to leave the location and continued to struggle and disregard direction from the officers. He was eventually taken into custody with the use of a taser and received additional charges for Resisting Arrest and a warrant. All three subject were transported to the Lane County Jail.

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