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Posted on: December 5, 2017

[ARCHIVED] EPD on the Beat - December 2017

On December 14, EPD responded to 227 calls for service and made 40 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 226 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 20. The number of calls for service on this day last year was 502, and the number of arrests was 15. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on December 14 is 295, and the average number of arrests, 20.

 

12/15/17 00:46, 1300 BLOCK OF ALDER ST

Unlawful Entry Motor Vehicle/Possession Methamphetamine/Possession Heroin/Theft 3 (From Vehicle)/Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1721011

Police officers patrolling the West University area contacted a male subject who was observed unlawfully entering a motor vehicle and found with a backpack from the vehicle. After further investigation, the subject, Gabriel Bessey, age 37, of Eugene, was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle, Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree, Theft in the Third Degree, Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Heroin.


12/15/17 00:34, 1100 BLOCK OF EB BELTLINE

DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 1721012

An officer patrolling eastbound on River Road observed a white Chevy van pass him at a high rate of speed and subsequently make an abrupt lane change. The officer conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and contacted the driver, Eric Jon Huffman, age 27, of Monroe. After further investigation, Monroe was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for DUII and Reckless Driving.


12/14/17 22:41, 400 BLOCK OF WILKIE ST

Criminal Mischief 2/Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1721007

Police responded to the area regarding a disorderly female subject who broke a window at the Red Cross building on the 800 block of Bethel Drive and entered the location. Police contacted the subject, Erin Marie Kossol, age 28, and transported her to the Lane County Jail for Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree.


12/14/17 18:40, 1900 BLOCK OF W 6TH AVE

DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 1720996

Police responded to the McDonald’s restaurant regarding a possible DUII driver in a black 2001 Isuzu Trooper that was observed making unsteady movements at the location. The police officer observed the vehicle come to a stop in front of the patrol vehicle in the southwest of the parking lot and contacted the driver, Jessa Minnette Lee Crocker, age 32, of Eugene. After further investigation, Crocker was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for DUII and Reckless Driving. She was also cited for Open Container.

 

12/13/2017 02:35, 4200 BLOCK OF FRANKLIN BLVD

Criminal Mischief – Case 1701476

EPD responded to information from Springfield Police of a Criminal Mischief suspect, Brent William Roberts, age 26, of Eugene, who was in the area of Roaring Rapids Pizza. Early this year on January 13, police received information of a disorderly subject at the 7-Eleven on W. 6th Avenue who yelled obscenities at an employee after having dropped a beverage item that spilled onto the floor. The subject continued to behave disorderly as he exited the store, kicking the glass door, causing it to break. Following contact with Roberts on December 13, he was arrested for Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree and transported to the Lane County Jail.


12/13/17 22:41, 200 BLOCK OF DIVISION AVE

DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 1720937

Police responded to the area regarding a possible DUII driver and received information that a disorderly male subject in a white 2002 Chevy Impala had left the parking lot at a high rate of speed. Police observed the vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and conducted a traffic stop in the area of River Road and Silver Lane, and contacted the driver, Justin Andrew Tena, age 26, of Junction City. After further investigation, Tena was arrested for DUII and transported to the Lane County Jail. He was also cited for Careless Driving.


12/05/17 03:11, E 8TH AVE/E BROADWAY

DUII – Case 1720419

Police and Fire responded to a single vehicle rollover crash at E. 8th Avenue and Mill Street and observed a black 1992 Toyota Camry, resting on its passenger side, partially covering the sidewalk. Police contacted the driver of the vehicle, Daniel Paulfrank Griffin, age 24, and received information that the vehicle was observed traveling southbound on the Ferry Street Bridge when the driver lost control, slid into the center median and rolled onto its side. The vehicle subsequently broke a City of Eugene street sign and caused minor damage to a utility box during the crash. No significant injuries were found to Griffin or the passenger and after further investigation, police arrested Griffin for Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangering, Criminal Mischief and a warrant. He was transported to the Lane County Jail on the charges.


12/04/17 20:31, 100 BLOCK OF BRIARCLIFF DR

Possession of Methamphetamine/DUII – Case 1720413

A police officer patrolling the area observed a maroon 1990 Ford Tempo with a taillight that appeared to be broken and was projecting a white light. The officer conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and contacted the driver, Jennifer Neely Higgins, age 40, of Eugene, and found that she was in possession of methamphetamines. After further investigation, Higgins was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for DUII and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. She was also cited for Driving While Suspended, Driving Uninsured, and White Light to the Rear of Vehicle.

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