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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Suspect With Stolen Shotgun Arrested In Washington-Jefferson Park

Ansari

On May 9, police received information about a man with a stolen shotgun. The man, Ilyas Nafis Ansari, age 43, of Eugene, had warrants, and was possibly camping in Washington-Jefferson Park. Police were able to contact Ansari by phone, and arranged to meet...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Memorial Wreath To Honor Officer Chris Kilcullen

Wreath

Each year during National Police Week, EPD purchases a memorial wreath to honor Officer Chris Kilcullen, at the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum in Washington, D.C.  We received a picture this morning from the Museum of Officer Kilcul...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Citations at Loud Party - 493 E. 15th Avenue

EPD Patrol SUV Side Rear View

Citations for Loud Noise at Large Party

 

At about 10:30 p.m. on May 8, officers were dispatched to a large, loud party near E. 15th and Mill,  after public complaints. Approximately 500 people were congregating outside and in the street.&...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Arrest for Assault on Public Safety Officer at Saturday Market

Two EPD Patrol SUVs

Officers responded to the Saturday Market regarding a man, later identified as Jesse David Webb, age 49, of Walton, who was reported to not be wearing a mask, refusing to leave and acting like he was going to fight patrons. He was reported to have yelled ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

UPDATE: Suspect in Custody - Homicide Investigation at home in Mobile Home Park, 1475 Greenacres

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UPDATE ON MAY 10, 2021 - Murder Victims' Names Released: 

Eugene Police is releasing the victims’ names in this case: 

 

  • Nancy L. Loucks-Morris, age 85, grandmother of suspect
  • Gerald Edward Morris, age 87, step-gr...
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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Street Crimes Unit Serves Warrant at Local Business, 825 River Road

SCU Warrant

On May 6 in the evening,  and through the early morning of May 7, the Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit served a search warrant at 825 River Avenue, which is a local car dealership under the name of Buy a Car, L.L.C.,  The warrant was for...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Bait Bike Operation goes into Action After Complaints in Downtown and W. Eugene Areas

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On May 5, in response to reports by area businesses of increased property crimes in downtown and west Eugene, Eugene Police Property Crimes Unit detectives and EPD Downtown Team officers conducted a joint operation focusing on bike the...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

32nd and 33rd Suspects Arrested for Role in May 29/30 Riot Case

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Eugene Police detectives are continuing to work the May 29/30 riot case and make arrests. This morning, May 5, 2021, Springfield Police responded to a dispute near Mohawk and Centennial and contacted Malyiah Kay Linn Laferty, age 18, of Eugene, and Bradle...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Man Charged in La Mota Incident

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On May 2 at 9:27 p.m., Eugene Police officers responded to La Mota Dispensary, 1291 West 7th Avenue, regarding a disorderly man later identified as Marshall Dean Blansett, age 32, of Eugene. A customer had called after Blansett refused t...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Central Lane Communications Center Launches Text to 911 Service

Text to 911 Graphic

Most people in Eugene and Lane County can now send a text message (short message service, or SMS) to 911 for emergency help when they are unable to make a 911 voice call. Most people in Eugene and Lane County can now send a text message (short message ser...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Eugene Police Department: Accountability in 2020

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Eugene Police Department: Accountability in 2020

Message from Chief Chris Skinner:

The community is fully engaged in the events we’ve been going through since the last week of May 2020. In our profession, which we have chosen to serve our communit...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Statement from Chief Chris Skinner

We are unable to provide specific comments due to the potential criminal and civil matters that may move forward. The Vice article was written without the benefit of access to the full independent investigation and may have inaccurate information. &nb...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Man Arrested at Home - Furnishing to Minor Females

Police Patrol Vehicle

On September 1 at 11:50 p.m., two officers responded to a residence in the 3900 block of Bell to look for a recently reported runaway juvenile female. The officers approached the residence and heard a scream from a female voice. The officers observed thre...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Fifth K9 Capture in Just More than a Week

Officer Michael Casey and K9 Marco

A officer working patrol at 11:37 a.m. on August 31 spotted a man, later identified as Jeremy Brian Bond, age 40, on a bicycle crossing Roosevelt Boulevard diagonally (from north to south) across four traffic lanes near Iowa Street. The officer performed ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Fourth K9 Capture in a Week

EPD K9

A sergeant working patrol in response to recent vehicle break ins, attempted to stop two people riding bikes without lights near Willakenzie and Victorian Way at 11:03 p.m. on August 29. One of the bicyclists, later identified as Brandon Wayne Thalman, ag...

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Posted on: August 29, 2020

Officer takes fleeing suspect into custody amid screaming crowd

On August 29 at 12:38 a.m., an officer patrolling an area with frequent burglaries observed a man riding a BMX bike without lights in the roadway and tried to perform a traffic stop at High Alley and 12th Avenue. The suspect, Justin Ojazs Truman, age 31, ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Street Crimes Unit Addresses Problem Patterson St. House

A Eugene Police Patrol officer became aware of a residence, 967 Patterson Street, that had been condemned by the City of Eugene but had a number of people coming and going from the location. The home had a six-foot chain link fence around it that had been...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Welcome to "Virtual" Safety Town

In the spirit of Safety Town, and our goal to keep children safe while teaching them about the importance of safety, we have decided to bring the Safety Town experience online in a virtual environment to allow everyone to participate!

Your safety and your ...

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Virtual Safety Town Police
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Duck N Go Robbery Suspect Sentenced

Photo of Kaulin Adrian Achim, age 19

UPDATE: August 24, 2020

The suspect in this Robbery, Kaulin Adrian, Achim, age 19, has been sentenced to 70-months in the Department of Corrections for the Duck N Go Robbery and a pending residential Burglary case.

Eugene Police Property Crimes Unit thanked...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Sentencing for Harassment/Intimidation

On December 15, 2019, police responded to a bias crime incident that happened inside the Sizzle Pie restaurant, 910 Willamette Street, and received information of a 25-year-old non-binary victim, who was pushed to the ground by a 24-year-old man. During t...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

EPD to focus on safety restraint and proper child safety seat use

Safety Belt Overtime Safety Grant

Eugene Police focus on use of safety restraints and proper use of child safety seats

Starting on August 24, the Eugene Police Traffic Safety Unit will be participating in a statewide Safety Belt campaign. The campa...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit Arrest along with K9 Jack

K9 Jack

Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit had been seeking a suspect, Gerald Matthew Williams, age 30, of Springfield, for several weeks after two SCU officers investigated a robbery and kidnapping case that was initially unreported. They obtained details through ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Suspect Chasing Teens Apprehended

UPDATE on August 20 at 9:20 a.m.:

After Goertzen was arrested, an officer followed up on two unrelated reported incidents involving Goertzen. He has additionally been charged with:

Stalking in the First Degree – Case 20-13703

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Recent Theft From Vehicle Incidents at Popular Outdoor Areas

In recent weeks, police have received information of several Theft from Vehicle incidents at Ridgeline trailheads in the Fox Hollow and 52nd Street/Willamette areas. The cases involve suspects who broke windows of vehicles and stole valuables that were le...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Two Officers Injured, Witnesses Sought

At 10:09 a.m. today, August 18, two officers were called to Looking Glass Regional Crisis Center 550 River Road, as there was an unknown man on the north end of a back building and he was not supposed to be there. Looking Glass wished to have the suspect ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Rape Reported off Oakway Road

On August 17 at 5:17 a.m., police responded to report of an unknown problem after a female called 911 and the line was disconnected. The victim called back and reported being raped by a male she did not know in the 200 block of Oakway Center.

The suspect i...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Investigators Seeking Public Tips for More than 60 Suspects in May 29/30 Riot

On the night of Friday, May 29, and into the morning of Saturday, May 30, a peaceful protest in downtown Eugene devolved into a riot. While not everyone who participated in the original peaceful protest participated in the riot, several hundred individual...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Several Arrests Made From Riot During Last Weekend of May

On the night of Friday, May 29, and into the morning of Saturday, May 30, a peaceful protest in downtown Eugene devolved into a riot. While not everyone who participated in the original peaceful protest participated in the riot, several hundred individual...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Police looking for help identifying adult suspect and presumed juvenile victim

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Following the events that took place on July 25, and arrests made during the riot downtown, police have continued to investigate information and video posted online of an additional incident involving an adult male and apparent juvenile male victim. Durin...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Arrest information - Protest Turns to Riot

The following is information regarding arrests made on the night of June 25, during the riot. There is one arrest that is being depicted on social media that needs some context and that information is provided first, with the rest of the information about...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Police Respond to Shots Fired/Armed Subject call near W. 12th and Lawrence

On July 21, 2020 at 7:09 p.m., police responded to the area of W. 12th Avenue and Lawrence Street for the report of shots fired. Multiple callers also reported a male running through the neighborhood, armed with a handgun. It was the second armed subject/...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Police looking for information in stabbing

On
July 18, at approximately 11:14 p.m., police responded to the area of W 18thAvenue and Chambers Street following information of an unknown suspect who
stabbed the 24-year-old victim on the side of his upper body, and then rannorthbound on Chamber...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

EPD Initiates 1st Set of Policing Reforms in Wake of George Floyd's Death in Minneapolis

Eugene Police Department is deeply committed to taking a look at its policies and practices for racial equity and justice. In the wake of the George Floyd death in Minneapolis, local marches and rallies, and calls for police reform, we have considered wha...

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Eugene Police Accountability 2020 Reforms Police