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Posted on: May 16, 2013

[ARCHIVED] EPD Responds to Significant Property Crime Hot Spot in west Eugene area

Prediction and response are the keys to Eugene Police’s data-led policing strategy. EPD’s weekly crime stats show a significant property crime spike in the west Eugene neighborhood; specifically Barger-Roosevelt, N. Terry-Hwy. 99N.

In the last four weeks in this area, there have been 20 burglaries, 12 car break-ins and four stolen vehicles. In several of the residential burglaries, the suspect gained entry by breaking sliding glass doors or other doors with glass panels, using a brick or rock.

In an effort to curb this, EPD is reaching out through Crime Prevention Teams and increased patrols.

April 17-May 14
Residential Burglaries 17
Commercial Burglaries 3
Stolen Vehicles 4
Car break-ins 12

Crime Prevention is specifically asking local residents to:
• Take all precautions to protect their property
• To watch for and report suspicious activities
• Report all crimes

To report suspicious behavior, activities or a crime, individuals should call 541-682-5111.

A crime or behavior that is not in progress, such as vandalism, graffiti or thefts have already occurred - can be reported online.


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