On December 21, members of the Eugene Police Department Street Crimes and Property Crimes teams served a search warrant on a tent in Washington Jefferson Street Park belonging to Trevin Powell, age 31, of Eugene.
Powell is believed to be involved in several commercial burglaries in the downtown area. On December 22 he was charged with four counts of Burglary in the Second Degree, two counts of Aggravated Theft in the First Degree, one count of Theft in the First Degree and two counts of Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree. Detectives are continuing to follow up on several other burglaries.
Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit
The SCU has been focusing on prolific offenders, who are identified through intelligence-based policing, public tips and other sources. They have been proactively responding across the city to quality of life issues as they arise, using all available resources and partners such as community groups, neighborhood associations and city services. SCU is dedicated to targeting immediate and acute community safety system issues while working toward mission-critical enhancements that need to be addressed through a longer-term and broader community safety initiative. The unit currently consists of a lieutenant, a sergeant and eight officers.