On November 18, police contacted James Paul Cable, age 38, of Eugene, at his residence and took him into custody regarding a homicide investigation at the location. During the investigation, Cable struck a detective, and was later arrested on charges of Murder in the Second Degree and Assault on a Public Safety Officer. The 35-year-old male victim is known to Cable.
The violent crimes unit is continuing to investigate the incident and a crash that occurred, possibly connected to the incident, in the area of East 29th Avenue and Amazon Parkway. Police were called to the crash around 12:30 a.m. The involved vehicle, a 2022 silver four-door Chevrolet Silverado truck with Florida license plate, had crashed in the creek bed, and was found to be associated with Cable.
If you have any information regarding this incident. Please contact Detective Cliff Sites at 541.682.5147.