A scam involving victim’s receiving communications about parking fines is making the rounds and EPD wants to make sure you don’t fall for it.
The scam is a form of ‘phishing’ where an email is sent from a “police d...
On April 25, EPD responded to 226 calls for service and made 27 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 268 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 36. The number of calls for service on this day ...
On April 10, 2017, around 11:30 p.m., police received information that Melissa Mona, age 50, of Eugene, was last seen at a residence in the area of Minnesota Street and Barger Drive, and was reported missing by a friend, The suspicious condition...
EPD Crime Prevention has noted another rash of reported burglaries through unlocked doors, with the victims asleep inside during the crimes.
These burglaries happened on April 7 between 12:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. off E. 19th Avenue between Harris Street and...
Police are responding to a robbery at Wells Fargo Bank, 1590 Coburg Road, that was reported at 10 a.m., today. The suspect presented a note and fled with cash. He is described as a white male with short grey hair, in his 50s, 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-10, heavy ...
On February 20, 2017, Eugene Police responded to Bi-Mart headquarters regarding a significant theft of Class II Narcotics from the River Road Bi-Mart. Bi-Mart had already conducted a thorough internal investigation which resulted in the questioning and su...
This afternoon at approximately 12:38 p.m., police responded to the 1200 block of Echo Hollow Road regarding an attempted kidnapping. Police received information that an unknown male suspect contacted the female victim from his vehicle. The suspect then e...
An Oregon Taxi driver was stopped by police at 14th and Alder after multiple calls by the public to report his erratic driving behavior, including hitting at least one median and crashing head-on into a parked vehicle. He was not carrying a passenger at t...
Just before 8:00 this morning, Eugene Police received a call from a residence in the 4100 block of Dove Avenue, with the caller reporting his friend was stabbed by a man, who was known to the victim. Police and Eugene Springfield Fire EMS responded immedi...
At 3:35 p.m., Eugene Police were called to investigate a death at apartments at 225 E. 19th. EPD's patrol response was instrumental in the quick detention of a suspect during a chaotic scene.
Arrested for Murder was Joshua Paul Jaschke, age 37.
After nearly 34 years of service to Eugene Police Department and the community, Chief Pete Kerns has announced he will retire in April or May 2017. He will remain on as EPD’s police chief until a new chief is hired.
“Law enforcement is a gr...
Eugene Police Department is pleased to announce one of our newest Recruit Officers, Officer Jannalyn Farley, successfully graduated from the DPSST Basic Police Academy last Friday, earning the Governor Victor G. Atiyeh award for most outstanding student i...
Yesterday, March 20, at 4 p.m., Eugene Police responded to report of a dispute and stabbing at Washington-Jefferson Park. The victim, a 36-year-old man, reported he was checking the park for a runaway when he was approached by two other men. They made all...
On March 20 at 4:15 p.m., police received information that a 59-year-old black male victim was walking by an apartment building in the area of 30th Avenue and Willamette Street and there was a white male outside, later identified as Spencer E. Bryson, age...
To address the issue of DUII driving and to ensure enough officers are available to identify, stop and process impaired drivers, DUII patrols will be staffed above and beyond the normal strength for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend. These p...
On March 14, 2017, police received information that Lanese Renea Berwer, age 49, of Springfield, is believed to have last been in the area of 7th and 8th Avenue, and was reported missing by her fiancé, who last heard from her around 5:40 p.m. Berwer suffe...
Eugene Police are investigating a report of a 12-year-old girl who reported that a man driving a bluish/green sedan had attempted to coerce her into his vehicle after taking her photo and telling her how beautiful she was. The vehicle had been parked in t...
On March 6, around 6 p.m., police received information of a man who had exposed himself to a woman outside her residence on Harris Street. When the woman noticed that the man was standing outside the sliding glass door and turned her attention towards the...
Eugene Police are investigating a report of a 33-year-old female , who was robbed while walking on the bike path near Goodpasture Loop and Edgewater Drive at 7:10 p.m. on Sunday, March 12. The victim reported going out to walk the bike path while there wa...
On March 13 at approximately 9:28 p.m., police responded to the hospital for information of a gunshot wound. Police received information that the 35-year-old victim sustained the non life threatening wound at Alton Baker and have been unable to gather sus...
Party Patrol Friday and Saturday Night
Saturday night party patrol saw an increase over Friday's activity, with citations for 24 individuals for Minor in Possession or Open Container on Saturday, March 11, compared to eight individuals on Friday, ...
Reminder to Lock Your Home's Doors After a Rash of Occupied Burglaries in the West University Area
Cases - 17-03825 / 17-03827 / 17-03830 (there will potentially be one additional report)
Eugene Police are following up on reports of up to four occupied...
Police responded to an armed robbery at 7-Eleven, Broadway and Patterson, at 1:50 a.m., today, March 6. A shot had been fired in the store and the male suspect fled with cash on foot.
Officers were quickly in the area and located the suspect near a parking...
EPD Night watch officers have been busy lately, and not just with record numbers of calls from the public. (See attached).
Between 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 23rd, and 5 am on February 26, 2017, EPD officers arrested 16 people for Driving Under the Influ...
February 28, 2017
Police have arrested two 13-year-old males in this case, with no remaining suspects from the investigation.
Two males, both age 13, have been arrested for Arson 2 in the case, and lodged at Serbu.
One of the teens was arrested on Feb...
Eugene Police Major Collision Investigation Team continues to investigate a serious crash in the 100 Block of Coburg Road that happened at 7:50 p.m. on Friday, February 24. A bicycle rider was crossing Coburg Road near Natural Grocers about 50 yards from ...
At 8:20 p.m. on February 15, 2017, a male suspect entered the Eugene Classic Smoke Shop at 733 Hwy. 99W and displayed a handgun while demanding money. He left with cash. Numerous units conducted an area search, along with a K9, but the suspect was not loc...
At 4:36 p.m. on February 14, 2017, 25-year-old man from Eugene was parked near 14th Avenue and Mill Street. A man he didn’t know opened the passenger door and displayed a handgun. The victim hit the gas and accelerated away. The suspect fel...
February 14, 2017
02/14/17 17:38, 175 E 10TH AVE
A passerby noticed a swastika painted onto glass in an elevator at the parking garage at 175 E 10th.
02/14/17 17:56, W 12TH AVE/ADAMS ST
A man posted an Aryan brotherhood f...
A detective was working a sting regarding child prostitution and posed as a young teen girl online. A man, later identified as Jordan Daniel Williams, age 38, of Eugene, responded to the posting and the “girl” identified herself as age...
On November 30, an animal welfare office responded to Uncommon Apartments for an abandoned animal. The property manager called after receiving an e-mail from an 18-year-old male tenant reporting he had returned home to China and believed his dog was dead ...
Beginning February 6, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will be participating in a statewide traffic safety campaign called “3-Flags”. The 3-Flags Traffic Safety Campaign is a 2-week state-wide selective traffic enforcement pr...
Police Respond to Shot Fired at BJs Restaurant
Case No. 17-01923
At 6:30 pm, on February 5, 2017, Eugene Police responded to multiple reports of shots fired inside BJs Restaurant at 1080 Valley River Way. Donald Princeton Bolden was inside the restaurant wh...
Assault 1, Unlawful Use of a Weapon
Case No. 17-1925
Eugene Police responded to a report of a stabbing at 8:00 pm, February 5, 2017, at 1665 Oak Patch. Upon arrival officers learned that Gordon Irving Longmore had used a maul (an ax) to stab the victim. The...
De: KERNS Pete M
Ninguna persona en Eugene debe temer por su seguridad debido a su raza, religión, origen nacional o por cualquier otro factor. Lamentablemente, un pequeño número de personas han convertido sus prejuicios ha...
From: KERNS Pete MSubject: Immigration laws and local policing
No one in Eugene should ever fear for their safety because of their race, religion, national origin or any other factor. Unfortunately, a small number of misguided people turn their biases of o...
01/31/17 18:08, 3800 BLOCK OF W 11TH AVE
Interfering With A Police Officer
Police responded to a dispute in the area between a male and female subject and contacted both of the involved. During contact with the male subject Jonathan Duffy Peterson, age 57, ...
On January 20, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn in as president of the United States. There are several free speech events planned on Friday, January 20, and Saturday, January 21.
People in the city of Eugene are entitled to safely exercise...
On January 19 at 10:23 a.m., police responded to a Robbery at a residence on the 6100 block of Mondavi Lane. Police received information that a white male and black male, dressed as construction workers, knocked on the door of the victim’s resid...
A family that received some much needed holiday cheer fell on hard times after the holiday, but the alertness of an EPD employee combined with generosity of local property owners to pave the way for better start to 2017: the family will move into a home t...
Eugene Police’s Property Crimes detectives have noticed a recent spike in commercial burglaries. Both southwest Eugene have experienced an uptick. In many cases, entry has been gained by breaking windows or forcing doors. Ryan Hershey, age 26, w...
EPD Property Crimes detectives have noted an increase in garage door burglaries where the suspect(s) used the victims’ own garage door remotes to gain entry. In some cases, the remote was stolen from the victim’s vehicle while parked i...
On December 25 around 8:30 a.m., police received information of a damaged gate that was in the roadway on South Bertelsen and responding officers found that there was a burglary at the location of Edge Construction. During the investigation, police receiv...
On December 23, Eugene Police received a call at 9:28 p.m. regarding a possibly impaired driver. The caller gave the vehicle description and a plate, as EPD officers responded to the area of 10th Place in West Eugene. Eight minutes later, EPD received ano...
On December 20 around 7:15 p.m., Richard Herbert Thornton Jr., age 38, of Eugene, was contacted by police after he presented himself at the Lane County Jail, and was arrested on the following charges:
Major Collision Investigation Team Update:
Curtis Franklin Spriggs was convicted on charges of Assault in the Third Degree and Hit and Run- Felony. He has received Probation with a 22-month suspended sentence, and if he's non-compliant with ...
(5 p.m. on December 16, 2016)
EWEB has advised that power will be off and affecting multiple traffic and railroad crossing signals for the next two hours. Please use caution at these locations. Drivers are reminded that when approaching an uncontrolled int...
Eugene Police Officer Michael Klews has passed the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction’s rigorous testing process and is now fully accredited as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist. He joins Officer Robert Meador and Lt...
On December 15 at 4:19 a.m., a male suspect entered the Best Western at 1759 Franklin Boulevard. He used a handgun to demand cash from an employee. The suspect then fled the hotel with cash eastbound on foot. A Springfield Police K9 was called to respond....
The area around W. Broadway and Olive has routinely been the center of unsafe passage for intoxicated patrons standing in the street, off curbs, and in the median while they attempt to flag down taxis or while they wait for a taxi they have summoned. Ther...
This morning at 8:45 a.m., 911 received a call that a vehicle was submerged in the Booth Kelly Pond. At the time it was unknown if there were any individuals inside. Northwest Expressway was temporarily shut down from the Maxwell Connector to Cornwall so ...
Overnight icy conditions have created a significant hazard to the public. There are currently numerous trees down throughout the city blocking streets and damaging power lines. There are currently several down power lines blocking streets and sidewa...
911 has received a profusion of calls due to the weather and is requesting that the public only call 911 for immediate life, health and safety emergencies. And, for calls regarding utilities, please call your utility provider unless it is an immediate lif...
Cold or rainy weather driving tips
On August 23, 2005, police investigated a rape involving Jeffrey Noel Van Arkel, who was 25, at the time of the incident and a 16-year-old female victim. During the investigation, a sexual assault kit was completed and routed to the Oregon State Police Cr...
National Alliance on Mental Illness Lane County (NAMI) honored Eugene Police Officer Bo Rankin from among local law enforcement with its 2016 CIT Officer of the Year award. Officer Rankin was the unanimous choice by the Lane County Regional Crisis Interve...
The Eugene Police Department is receiving reports of multiple traffic crashes this morning due to icy conditions. Drivers on Delta Highway specifically are experiencing extremely slick conditions. Drivers are urged to drive slow or stay off the roads if p...
On 7:53 p.m., on November 22, a Mazda Tribute driven by Daniel James Johnson, age 22, was driving eastbound on Division Avenue and went to make a left turn onto Lone Oak when it collided with a motorcycle ridden by Stephen Lee Fuller, age 24, headed west ...
11/27/16 23:18, 1299 FRANKLIN BLVD/ONYX ST
DUII – Case 1619952
An officer in the area of 14th and Hilyard heard dispatch air information about a possibly intoxicated driver near 13th and Hilyard. The officer happened to be on foot when she spotted the...
Bike theft is a continuing problem in Eugene. Year to date, 642 bikes have been reported stolen however, only 95 have been recovered. EPD patrol officers and detectives will place their changing supply of bait bikes at various locations throughout th...
On November 16, a detective was working a sting regarding child prostitution. A man, later identified as William Rhodes Anderson, Jr., age 65, of Springville, Indiana, responded to an ad the detective posted and texted him. The detective was posing as a 1...Read on...
At 11:54 p.m. on November 4, 2015, Police were dispatched to a sexual assault in the Barger area. A young woman was sexually assaulted by a stranger. Police investigated this case extensively and developed probable cause to arrest Ricky Allen Levasseur, ...Read on...
UPDATE: The two missing hunters have been located. Their truck got stuck. They freed it and are now headed home.
General Hunting safety:
• Make sure to go with a partner• Take a map• Leave a copy of your travel and hunting plan with family or a...Read on...
Now Hiring! Central Lane 9-1-1 center has announced a career night for people who are interested in the rewarding and demanding profession. Telecommunicators are often the first point of contact (the first “first responders”) when the public reaches out f...Read on...
On November 5, 2016, Eugene Police were called to a residence in the 3400 Block of Pattison Street regarding suspicious circumstances.
Erick Joaquin, age 23, was arrested on an unrelated warrant on November 5. Subsequent investigation led to the arre...Read on...
UPDATENovember 4, 2016
Eugene Police Major Collision Investigation Team has been actively working this case and through their investigation, identified a suspect, Curtis Franklin Spriggs, age 24, of Eugene. Springfield Police assisted in locating th...Read on...
Halloween fell on a Monday night and it was less wild than some in the past. However, it was a busy night and swing and graveyard officers spent most of the night handling calls for service, monitoring the downtown core and even stopping a few DUIIs.
Starting today, the Eugene Police Department will have additional police presence downtown and particularly in the Park Blocks with the objective of encouraging a welcoming and safe environment for everyone. We will take specific steps to ensure that eve...Read on...
Eugene Police urge children, parents, motorists and residents to follow a few simple safety recommendations this Halloween.
Tips for all residents:
• Motorists should drive extra cautiously on Halloween evening, as excited youngsters may forget some...Read on...
At 7:45 a.m. today, October 26, police received a call advising of a suspicious device observed near the Lane County Courthouse, 125 E. 8th Avenue. Please avoid the area of E. 8th and Pearl Avenue.
Metro Explosives Disposal Unit is responding to the sc...Read on...
On October 21 at 7:29 p.m., officers on foot patrol at Washington Jefferson park near the horseshoe pits contacted a group of individuals who were sitting and standing in the area. There was a grey tarp forming a structure, which is a violation of park ...Read on...
On October 19 at 4:34 p.m., a man, later identified as Roger George Albi, age 58, of Eugene, entered the Wells Fargo Bank at 99 E. Broadway. He threatened the use of a knife and demanded cash. Eugene Police responded quickly to look for Albi, who had fled...Read on...
A bear decided to come into town early this morning. The bear, estimated to be between 200-300 pounds, was first reported by two callers at around 12:27 a.m. today, October 20, in the W. 16th Ave and Oakpatch area, where the callers advised it to be near...Read on...
In recent weeks, police have responded to several calls in the Coburg Road area regarding motorhome and recreational vehicle burglaries on Waverly Street, Willagillespie Road, Backlund Place, Debrick Road and Van Avenue.
Most recently, on October 18, ...Read on...
There were two different reports of shots fired, one in Eugene and one in the county. EPD was dispatched to a neighborhood after people in the area reported hearing shots fired on October 10 at 2:45 a.m. The officer who followed up found evidence of shots...Read on...
Following the arrest of a juvenile subject for prostitution, an EPD investigation found that Daniel James Mackay, age 42, of Eugene, had contact with the juvenile on several occasions. Police conducted a sting operation and exchanged information with Mack...Read on...
On October 5 at 9:30 p.m., police were dispatched to 76 Gas at 1395 Hwy. 99N regarding a robbery that had just occurred. A suspect in his mid 20s threatened the use of a handgun and robbed the store of cash and fled south on a bicycle. The suspect subsequ...Read on...
Eugene Police have been getting media calls regarding the national stories about ‘creepy clowns,’ and are aware of information online at #Wenotclowninaround. Police are also aware of concerns from the public regarding clown sightings in Oregon, but have n...Read on...
September 29 at 12:00 a.m., 4275 Barger DUII, Reckless Driving, Driving While Suspended– Case 1616341A suspected DUII driver was called in to 911. An officer was dispatched and located the suspect vehicle at Barger and Beltline. The vehicle, driven by...Read on...
Today, September 23, at 9:11, a police vehicle parked on the shoulder, responding to a single-vehicle crash at eastbound I-105 and Delta, was hit from behind. The officer, and other involved individual were not seriously injured.
The first crash, was a...Read on...
On September 19 at approximately 12:43 p.m., police responded to a secured construction site at 89325 Old Coburg Road regarding a burglary, and received information that multiple trailers belonging to several companies were broken into and thousands of do...Read on...
To prevent and respond proactively to potential alcohol and behavior problems, Eugene Police has begun to proactively working in the West and South University area as well as downtown, as college students begin to return for fall classes.
After receivi...Read on...
At 7:46 a.m. today, September 19, Central Lane 911 received a call regarding a gas leak at E. 24th Avenue and Harris Street, where there is construction.
Police are directing traffic in the area and are advising travelers to avoid 24th Avenue between ...Read on...
At 11:37 a.m. today, officers were called to the northeast corner of 18th and Olive, after a woman had come home to find a man she didn’t know in her house. The woman promptly left her home and called police, who quickly responded to the scene.
The ma...Read on...
UPDATE: Yesterday, September 13, a teen male was arrested for perpetrating this hoax. He has been charged with two counts of Disorderly Conduct in the First Degree.
Details: At 2:59 p.m., on September 13, the adult who originally received the threa...Read on...
North Eugene High School was put on lockdown at 7:47 a.m. today after a parent received a text from what appeared to be from an adult, with a threat towards a student at North Eugene High School. Eugene Police School Resource Team and Patrol responded. ...Read on...
At 10:34 a.m., a call came in to 911 regarding a burglary in the 2600 block of Kincaid. There was information that members of the public were chasing the suspect. Police arrived and the suspect, later identified as Kyle J. Hoskins, age 31, of Eugene, jump...Read on...
With the UO football season kicking off Saturday, Eugene Police say there are simple things people can do to help prevent an unhappy surprise when they return to their vehicle after the game.
With the large concentration of people, the area near Autzen...Read on...
The Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit would like your game day commute to go as smooth as possible. By following these suggestions you can reduce your commute time, ease congestion around Autzen Stadium, and reduce the risk of traffic crashes.
August 31 at 6:30 p.m., 500 block of E. 11th AvenueDisorderly Conduct – Case 16-14618Police responded to the area regarding a disorderly male subject. Police received information that the subject, Michael William Schemmer, age 52, of Eugene, was obser...Read on...
39-year-old Jennifer Strom has been located and she is in contact with her family.
The police, and her family, extend their appreciation to all those who called with information regarding her possible whereabouts.
Due to privacy laws, no further...Read on...
With temperatures spiking over 100 degrees, the Eugene Police Department is advising community members to take additional precautions to keep their pets safe. Do not leave animals in a car where they are at risk of experiencing heatstroke, which can be de...Read on...
Police are asking the public for help locating a person of interest, Nicholas Anthony Scalera, age 30, believed to be involved in August 17 shooting incident on Willakenzie. Scalera is currently wanted for a parole violation out of Douglas County, and pot...Read on...
August 17, around 1:50 a.m., police responded to a report of a dispute in the parking lot of an apartment complex on the 2700 block of Willakenzie and received information of gunshots. When police arrived, they contacted an involved subject, and located a...Read on...
Last night, around 11:50 p.m. Officers responded to the location of Waite St. and Taney St. regarding a 27-year-old man who was reported to have been shot near the 4000 block of N. Clarey St. The victim reported to have been shot at while in his vehicle...Read on...
Location: Pedestrian safety and upcoming crosswalk enforcement, Friday, August 12, at East 5th Avenue and High Street. During the last enforcement, which took place during the morning hours of June 17, the traffic enforcement unit issued 18 Failure to Yi...Read on...
On August 9 at 2 p.m., police were dispatched to the area near North Eugene High School, 200 Silver Lane, regarding suspicious conditions. A white, four-door sedan occupied by two males pulled up next to a 15-year-old girl who was walking and they yelle...Read on...
Public space is important in our downtown. Trespass, drug and alcohol use, drug sales, prostitution, robbery and serious assaults typically increase in the downtown area during the spring and summer, as the weather improves. This summer our police departm...Read on...
Police are hoping to identify a victim in an assault in which a man has been arrested. On August 8 at 6:03p.m., an officer investigated a dispute where the suspect, Jeffri Madison West, age 21, is reported to have assaulted his mother, age 52 and who is i...Read on...
Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a missing woman, Cheryl Elizabeth Hart. A photo is attached and she is described as a white female, age 35, and 5’7” tall and weighing 107 pounds.
She was last seen on Thursday, August 4, 2016. Family has...Read on...
Police are asking the driver the involved driver from a vehicle-bicycle crash that happened on August 3 at 1:17 p.m. at Fuller Avenue and Echo Hollow Road, to contact police so that an information exchange can be completed. The number to call is 541.682....Read on...
To address the issue of DUII driving and to ensure enough officers are available to identify, stop and process impaired drivers, DUII patrols were staffed above and beyond the normal strength throughout the first seven months of the year. These patrols we...Read on...
Last night, while patrol was handling the stabbing incident downtown, for which John Brian Carter, age 43, was located and arrested for Assault in the Second Degree, as well as other disputes, Eugene Springfield Fire was responding to a series of grass ...Read on...
On May 4, 2016, patrol officers were dispatched to Alton Baker Park for a subject down at Alton Baker Park. On arrival, they contacted Alexander Delon Davenport, age 25. Davenport required medical treatment and was transported to the hospital where he sub...Read on...
On August 2, 2016, the following persons were arrested and lodged at the Lane County Jail for the Murder of Scott Brian Zebro, 01/02/1952.
Jedediah Brooks Donley, age 35, of Eugene
Amanda Josette, McKenna, age 32, of Eugene
Police responded at 9:26 p.m. August 1, for a reported stabbing. An 30-year-old man had been stabbed and then travelled on foot to 1080 Willamette, Lane Transit District station, where he was found. Eugene Springfield Fire EMS also responded and medics tr...Read on...
July 31 at 11:12 p.m., 1100 block of MillCriminal Trespass 2, Warrant – Case 1612706An officer observed three people on the sidewalk, including a woman sleeping on the grass strip between the sidewalk and street curb at the location, which has a tresp...Read on...
Eugene Police has been receiving counter contacts with young adults in tears and phone calls from extremely distraught, primarily college-age individuals, who state they have received threatening calls from the IRS. The report the caller informs them ther...Read on...
Chase Bank at 3333 W. 11th Avenue was robbed at 11:28 a.m. on July 27 after the suspect displayed a threatening note to an employee. The male suspect was last seen exiting the Fred Meyer entrance. He is described as a white male, between age 30 and 40, 5’...Read on...
The Eugene Police Department is advising community members to not leave their pets unattended in a vehicle. With temperatures expected to remain above 80 degrees and warmer during the day, animals in cars are at risk of experiencing heatstroke, which can ...Read on...
Police would like the public to be aware of a burglary trend in the southeast hills yesterday. We investigated two different burglaries, that had similar M.O.s: the unknown suspect(s) entered the victims’ vehicles to use their garage door openers. They th...Read on...
On Sunday, July 24, at 2 p.m., Autzen Stadium will be hosting the Ligue 1 champion Paris Saint Germain and Serie A Stalwart F.C. Internazionale. This is the first time an international soccer match has ever been played at Autzen, and it is expected to bri...Read on...
UPDATE: The man was determined to have died of medical issues. There was no crime involved.
PREVIOUSLY RELEASED:Eugene Police are investigating the death of an adult male found at 9:55 a.m. today, July 15, in the 1700 block of W. 5th Avenue. The m...Read on...
Eugene School District 4J is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the suspicious fire at Sheldon High School, 2455 Willakenzie Road, that occurred on Sunday, June 26, around 9:30 p.m.
Following information sent to media and posted online July 8, EPD received information regarding the identity of the suspect, Nazir Ahmad Zahra, age 69, of Eugene, and contacted him July 9, regarding the incident. He was cited in lieu of custody for Theft...Read on...
The Flame of Hope torch, carried by local law enforcement officers as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run, will pass through Lane County on Wednesday, July 6, with law enforcement and Navy and Marine personnel carrying the Special Olympics Torch through...Read on...
Eugene Police will have a dedicated Fireworks-focused Patrol tonight. Last night, on July 4, the Fireworks-focused Patrol responded to 82 calls for service, while also diverting officers a few times to assist Eugene Springfield Fire with traffic control...Read on...
As July 4 gets closer, there may be more people using fireworks. For many pets, this time of year is scarier than Halloween and it is a potentially dangerous time. Fireworks, loud noises and large gatherings of family and friends can all serve as catalyst...Read on...
Eugene Springfield Fire and Eugene Police and the Metro Explosive Disposal Unit have taken steps to reduce the volume of unlawful fireworks displays, including through public service announcements, education and enforcement. The goal is to raise awareness...Read on...
Let the games begin! Eugene, better known as “Track Town, USA” attracts elite athletes and top track events, including this year’s 2016 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, beginning today and scheduled through July 10. Summertime means many great local ...Read on...
To address the issue of DUII driving and to ensure enough officers are available to identify, stop and process impaired drivers, DUII patrols will be staffed above and beyond the normal strength through the Fourth of July weekend and remainder of the mont...Read on...
July 1 at 2:03 a.m., I-105 and Country ClubDUII, Reckless Driving, Case 1610789An officer saw a Ford wagon crossing over the white dividing lanes after coming out of the Taco Bell Parking lot. It went through a red light and accelerated onto I-105 on-...Read on...
Eugene Police Patrol, Investigations, Crime Prevention Unit and Crime Analysis Unit have been keeping their eyes on the mail theft sprees, which have continued despite some arrests. Currently the department is investigating leads, tracking the thefts, pro...Read on...
UPDATEJune 27, 2016
Vyacheslav Leonidovich Stefanskiy, age 25, was arrested in the death of Marissa Nevills, and at booked at Lane County Jail on Sunday, June 26 at 11:36 p.m., in the death of Marissa Nevills. Age 34. Stefanskiy has been charged wit...Read on...
Just after 7 p.m. on June 23, two sets of men began fighting in front of the Eugene Library. The men were apparently members of opposing gang sets, and a shot was fired in the direction of the library during two simultaneous fistfights; hitting only a l...Read on...
Eugene Springfield Fire and Eugene Police and the Metro Explosive Disposal Unit will be taking steps to reduce the volume of unlawful displays, including through public service announcements, education and enforcement. The goal is to raise awareness and r...Read on...
From: KERNS Pete M <_pete.m.kerns40_ci.eugene.or.us>Date: June 22, 2016 at 4:05:34 PM PDTSubject: Presidential Campaign Visit ExpensesWe are seeking about $92,300 from the Donald Trump Campaign to reimburse expenses associated with providing security during the campaign visit to th...Read on...
Over the weekend between June 17 and 19, a yellow 2007 CASE 580SM bucket loader with hydraulic breaker and Wildish stickers on it was stolen from W. 11th and Commerce. Please contact the Eugene Police non-emergency line at 541.682.5111, if you have tips r...Read on...
Eugene Police are investigating a report of two girls, age 12 and nine, being followed by an unknown man from a nearby school playground (River Road El Camino Del Rio Elementary School), 120 W. Hilliard Lane, on June 19 at around 5 p.m. the girls reported...Read on...
Summary: Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Team will be conducting a targeted enforcement regarding pedestrians on June 17, in the area of West 16th Avenue and Polk St. The event will provide a platform for reminding travelers about pedestrian safety for...Read on...
UPDATE June 23, 2016The pedestrian has been identified as Karen Ruth Ward, age 48, of Eugene.
UPDATE June 15, 2016Fatal Pedestrian/Train CrashCase Number 1609820
At 10:04 p.m. on June 14, police were dispatched to High & 5th regarding a t...Read on...
UPDATE: The 16-year-old has been located. The teen was determined to not have committed a crime and will not be charged. There is no known threat to the school.
Prior Release 6/9/16Police initially received information of a 16-year-old male who was...Read on...
Eugene Police Detectives are looking for the pictured suspect in a theft case from an area home improvement store. He has been identified as Christopher Edward LouaillierJones, age 26. We are hoping someone can let us know, even anonymously, where he mig...Read on...
UPDATE (June 7, 2016)This morning Lane County Circuit Court Judge Charles Zennaché ruled on the dog’s forfeiture case. No individuals appeared to claim ownership of the dog. He is now in the process of placement with Officer Robert Rosales, one of the o...Read on...
To address the issue of DUII driving and to ensure enough officers are available to identify, stop and process impaired drivers, DUII patrols will be staffed above and beyond the normal strength in June. These patrols are staffed primarily with the help o...Read on...
As much as people enjoy taking their pets with them to run errands, leaving a dog or other pet in a car, even on a warm day with windows cracked, can be dangerous or downright deadly for the pet. When it is hot out, vehicles left in the shade can also qui...Read on...
On Thursday, May 26, a total of 22 Lane County law enforcement staff and two CAHOOTS employees graduated from the Lane County Regional Crisis Intervention Team course.
Attendees received training on a variety of topics including: crisis de-escalation...Read on...
A Eugene Police School Resource officer and bike patrol officer accompanied nearly 450 Kennedy Middle School students on a wetlands walk, along with school staff and parent volunteers. This nature walk was an opportunity for students to engage in physical...Read on...
May 27 at 3:06 a.m., 990 McKinley StreetTheft 3 (from vehicle), Criminal Mischief 2, Possession of Burglary Tools or Theft Device, Warrants, Case 1608614An employee at McDonald’s Warehouse called after he saw a man breaking into a coworker’s car at th...Read on...
Who: Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR), Eugene and Springfield Police, and Texas Roadhouse
What: Local law enforcement will trade in their patrol cars for aprons at Texas Roadhouse in Eugene as part of the national Tip-A-Cop event benefitting Special Ol...Read on...
May 12 Mail Theft Spree Continues, Two ArrestedEPD has been documenting and investigating a continuing trend of mail thefts. So far, two individuals have been arrested: Avery Weltch, age 23; and Adrienne Leanne Post, 27. In that case, on May 11, at 6:08...Read on...
Approximately 4,387 people attended a Rally for Donald Trump today at the Lane Events Center. The event was managed peacefully without need for arrests or any use of force.
“Eugene has a long history of respectful, civil discourse,” said Police Chief ...Read on...
During Presidential Election years, the city has had as many as five or six visits by candidates. As a city, we are responsible for providing a safe environment for any visitor to Eugene. Some visitors, due to their higher profiles, require a higher degr...Read on...
Another warning to the public: Eugene Police are again receiving reports from the public about a scam involving the IRS, where the caller is threatening to arrest the victim. It is easy to get taken in, even if you are usually suspicious of scams. These s...Read on...
Update at 7:30 p.m. May 4
Patrol Officers were dispatched to a subject down at Alton Baker Park. On arrival, they contacted Alexander Delon Davenport, age 25. Davenport required medical treatment and was transported to the hospital where he subsequent...Read on...
Tomorrow, May 3, Eugene Police will send representatives to the Oregon Law Enforcement Officer Memorial at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem (4190 Aumsville Hwy. SE, Salem, Oregon), at 1:00 p.m. Since Eugene hired the City’s first law enforcement...Read on...
On April 30, police contacted Julian Vicente Martinez, age 20, of Eugene, in the 900 block area of Hwy 99, and arrested and transported him to the Lane County Jail for Burglary in the Second Degree, for his involvement in the incident on Richard Avenue on...Read on...
On April 19 at 6:31 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the W. 11th area to contact a 15-year-old African-American male who reported being chased by two white men who he felt were trying to assault him.
The 15-year-old said the incident began when he w...Read on...
There have been a total of 50 DUII arrests in April thus far. April 28 at 4:05 p.m, 2500 block of Cubit Street Elude by Vehicle, Reckless Driving, Elude by Foot, DWS Misdemeanor An area agency requested assistance in stopping a vehicle driving in the Hwy....
On April 25th at 9:50am Animal Services received a call of a rooster roaming the 1400-BLK of Haven St with an arrow through its leg and protruding from the chest. An animal welfare officer transported the rooster to the Emergency Veterinary Hospital wher...Read on...
On April 22, police received information from several local pharmacies that a group of suspects conspired to forge prescriptions. Police contacted the pharmacies and found information for an involved vehicle and descriptions of the suspects. Police were a...Read on...
Eugene Animal Services was contacted by Hounds and Homeless, a local group of residents who provides services to pets and people in need. They are providing care to a 10 –week-old pup who tested positive for parvovirus last week. The owner of the puppy w...Read on...
On April 24, at approximately 11:58 p.m., police responded to the 3300 block of Richard Avenue for a report of a burglary that was interrupted by the resident. Police received information that the male suspect was observed holding a box of property from t...Read on...
On March 1 and March 6, 2016, police received information of burglaries at the Zany Zoo Pet Store, and stolen property that included Girl Scout cookie money, a laptop computer and an exotic animal (a Galago primate). Eugene Property Crime detectives inves...Read on...
One of the finest officers to patrol Eugene died five years ago on April 22 while protecting our community. Chris Kilcullen was smart, accomplished, fun and compassionate. He made everyone in his radius feel valued and respected. Chris once stopped at a ...Read on...
Eugene Police are investigating a case in which a man walked into a secured apartment building behind a woman, without using a prox card, and followed her into an elevator. When the elevator door closed, he groped her. The victim, in her 20s, actively res...Read on...
Eugene Springfield Fire EMS and Eugene Police responded to a 911 caller who reported a man in the river floating past Maurie Jacobs Park near where the Polar Plunge is held. EPD officers and EFD responded to the area. EFD water rescue deployed two resc...Read on...
The Eugene Police Department currently has 86 volunteers, which contributed a total of 15,316 hours of service in 2015. Today, we celebrated with our volunteers.
Sponsored by the Points of Light Foundation, National Volunteer Week is about thanking one...Read on...
On April 7, 2016 at 8:45, two officers responded to a call regarding a possible heroin overdose in the 300 block of W. 10th Avenue, where a man in his early 30s had gone into cardiac arrest.
They got to the residence and found the door ajar and the ma...Read on...
Eugene Police Chaplains Rich Carroll, Brett Gilchrist, and Steve Hill were presented with the United Way Volunteer Team Award and the Volunteer of the Year Award at a ceremony.
What an amazing team of volunteers they are. They offer their support, enc...Read on...
Eugene Police Crime Analysis Unit has noted more incidents involving mail theft over the last few weeks. There was a report recently where several cluster-style mailboxes were broken into the in the River Road area.
While looking through new property ...Read on...
Eugene Animal Services has confirmed that the dog, Olive, has been found and will be reunited with her owner. A member of the public took time to look for Olive, located her and gained her trust.
PREVIOUSLY RELEASED INFORMATION
On April...Read on...
A recently reported scam provides a good reminder: Please keep in mind that no company or no government agency will ever call and ask you for personal information. Eugene Police Department has been getting reports of a number of bogus calls from “Windows”...Read on...
At 7:34 p.m. on April 7, a caller advised of two vehicles speed racing on W. 18th Avenue prior to crashing into a third vehicle. The speeding vehicles were: a black 1997 Volkswagon Jetta driven by Shawn Haynes, age 40, of Eugene; and a red 1996 Acura Inte...Read on...
Update in Pedestrian/Vehicle Crash on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Case Number 1605496
At 6:48 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, a pedestrian, Randy Langdahl, age 54, was crossing the controlled crosswalk on MLK. The lights were flashing and all vehic...Read on...
April 6, 2016
Avoid Northbound Coburg Road - Major Collision Investigation Team is Responding to a Motorcycle/Car Crash near Frontier
Northbound Coburg Road is closed at Frontier while Eugene Police Department's Major Collision Investigation Team in...Read on...
April 7, at approximately 11:25 a.m., police received information of a suspect, who forced his way into a vehicle after pushing the passengers from the car, in the area of Lowes Home Improvement store on W. 11th. The suspect fled the area in the vehicle ...Read on...
The Oregon Accreditation Alliance has issued Central Lane 911 its certificate of accreditation. This is the same accreditation authority that certified Eugene Police in 2015. Central Lane is now the third Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) in Oregon to ...Read on...
This afternoon at approximately 2:20 p.m., police were called to the area of 6th Avenue and Fillmore regarding a suspicious subject. Police received information regarding a vehicle that matched the description of a vehicle posted online in connection to a...Read on...
March 30, at approximately 6:45 p.m., police responded to Putters on Hwy. 99, regarding suspicious conditions. When police arrived, they received information of a shooting that happened in the 1300 block area of Waite Street, involving two vehicles. Polic...Read on...
Prohibited Noise/Criminal Mischief - March 31, at approximately 1:05 a.m., police responded to an apartment on the 700 block of E. 16th Ave regarding a dispute. When police arrived, they heard loud voices at the location and contacted the suspect William ...
Russel Lee Penn was the victim of a homicide March 24, 2014. No one has been arrested for this crime yet and detectives are still actively working the case. If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Jennifer Curry at 541.682.5166...Read on...
March 22, at approximately 7:07 a.m., police responded to Bethesda Lutheran Church on Royal Avenue regarding a burglary, and received information that the suspect fled on foot. While enroute to the location, police then received information that the suspe...Read on...
On February 22, 2016, an EPD officer was dispatched to a suspicious subject call near Edison Elementary School at 1328 E. 22nd Avenue. A male had been observed watching children, driving around the block, then parking and entering the school yard at aroun...Read on...
Eugene Police detectives are investigating a significant increase in cases involving counterfeit currency, with reports also coming in from other nearby communities.
The detectives are seeing a large numbers of counterfeit $20 bills, as well as some r...Read on...
At 4:48 a.m., a large Budget truck traveling from Seattle to a post office with packages was traveling westbound on Beltline, where it appeared to have left the roadway for about 75 yards. The driver over corrected, causing the truck to shoot across all l...Read on...
The Eugene Police Department Downtown Team is partnering with the Newberry Childcare center to foster a positive police relationship with the children who spend time downtown.
A Walk to the Library with a Police Officer program began on March 9. The E...Read on...
At around 12:06 p.m. today, March 17, an LTD bus, driven by Carl Faddis, age 62, was headed westbound on Franklin in the dedicated bus lane. A Ford F-350, driven by Cindy Janice Scott, age 56, of Ramona, California, was headed westbound on Franklin and r...Read on...
On March 16 at 1:21 a.m., a 63-year-old man living in a residence in the 1800 block of W. 24th Avenue was awakened by a loud crashing sound. It turned out that a 2003 silver Saturn sedan had run into his house. Two people were spotted walking from the veh...Read on...
Protect your property – During spring break, criminals have a tendency to target student property; specifically cars and homes.
If you are leaving town for the break or if you are going to be away from your property for an extended period of time, her...Read on...
STOP! LOOK! And LISTEN! Eugene Safety Town A Child Accident Prevention Program (We will begin accepting applications MONDAY!)
What: Eugene Police child safety program for children entering kindergarten in the fall When: Weekdays July 18 -- J...Read on...
On February 26, police received information of a scam regarding the online sale of a dog. The person selling the dog represented themselves as residing in Salt Lake City, Utah. The victim contacted the seller, and was informed to send a Moneygram to a rep...Read on...
Travelers are asked to avoid eastbound I-105, which is shutdown at Coburg Rd. due to an overturned semi, blocking all lanes near the EB I-105 exit. Please avoid the area while emergency personnel respond.
On February 28 after midnight there was a burglary reported at 1600 block on High Street (Case 16-03319). There were multiple individuals who live there and one of whom was home at the time of the burglary. The 20-year-old male victim was awakened by a s...Read on...
At 12:22 am Friday, Eugene Police officers responded to a home on the 4700 block of Brookwood regarding an alcohol fueled dispute between two adult brothers, Kevin Murphy, age 22, and Christopher Murphy, age 25. Officers learned that no prosecutable crime...Read on...
UPDATE 2.26.16: The outreach has led to positive identification of the woman. We are awaiting notification of her family before providing her name to the public.
PREVIOUSLY RELEASED (2.25.16)Eugene Police and the Lane County Medical Examiner are se...Read on...
Eugene Police investigated a burglary in which a 21-year-old woman in the 1500 block of Mill Street awoke from her room in an apartment to find a man she didn’t know rubbing her leg. This occurred on February 19 at 4:50 a.m. the incident was reported to p...Read on...
16-02935 – February 22, at approximately 10:09 a.m., police responded to Tsunami Books at 2585 Willamette St., regarding an unknown male subject who had entered the store yelling and was asked to leave, and verbally threatened the 62-year-old ma...
Do any of your family or friends have a bridesmaid dress they wouldn't mind donating… or… do you need a reason to clean out your closet and make room for this year's outfits? This is an excellent opportunity!
Foster care can be difficult, and A Family ...Read on...
Eugene Police Department is proud to announce that five of the department’s new officers will graduate from the Oregon Department of Safety Standards and Training Basic Police Academy today, February 19, 2016.
The new group ranges in age from 21 to 35,...Read on...
Travelers had been asked to avoid Bailey Hill between W. 7th and W. 11th while Eugene Springfield Fire and Eugene Police responded to a crash that occurred at 11:38 a.m. today, February 17, between two vehicles. One of those vehicles, a RideSource bus. T...Read on...
Last night at approximately 9:07 p.m., February 16, , Eugene Police assisted Keizer Police Department to locate and apprehend a wanted, possibly armed suspect. During the assist, at 8:49 p.m., Central Lane 911 issued a Community Emergency Notification Sys...Read on...
Robbery at Papa Murphy'sCase Number #16-2524
At 7:38 p.m. on Sunday, February 14, man entered Papa Murphy's, 1508 Coburg Road, store wearing all black clothing and a black ski mask, holding a handgun. He demanded cash from an employee near the cash r...Read on...
PREVIOUSLY RELEASED:Travelers are asked to avoid Beltline between Roosevelt and W. 11th as the highway is shutdown in both directions to respond to a crash with possible entrapment that occurred around 1:11 p.m..
Please use Bertelsen or Danebo as al...Read on...
At 11:45 a.m. on February 11, police received calls regarding gun shots heard near the area of Grimes and W. 1st Avenue. Officers responded to the location and upon arrival, they contacted two individuals who reported someone was shooting in the area. Pat...Read on...
On February 13, at 11 a.m., EPD’s entry in the Polar Plunge, the “Blue Copsicles” will join with other teams from around the area in an icy Willamette River plunge to benefit Special Olympics. We hope you can join us!According to organizers of The Pola...Read on...
Update: the man has been identified as: John Anthony Caverly, age 46, of Idaho. The Medical Examiner has determined his cause of death to be drowning and the Medical Examiner is still pending results on manner of death, but it is likely accidental.
Throughout January, Eugene Police made a total of 18 arrests from dedicated DUII patrols. The patrols are staffed primarily from state grants that ensure enough officers are available to identify, stop and process impaired drivers. These patrols will cont...Read more
Beginning Monday, February 8, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will be participating in a statewide traffic safety campaign called “3-Flags”. The 3-Flags Traffic Safety Campaign is a state-wide selective traffic enforcement program which seeks t...Read more
Today, February 3, at 12:30 p.m., a local care facility on Coburg Road, near Beltline, reported a male resident who walked away from the location on foot. The man, Nathaniel “Nate” Lawrence, age 40, is considered missing and endangered. He has mental heal...Read more
Nickole Dieckhoff has been located and is safe.
---------------------------------------------------On January 20, around 7 p.m., Nicole Marie Dieckhoff, age 33, was last seen at her residence on Williams Street. She was reported missing by a family ...Read more
Explore Policing at Career Night on January 13 at 6:30 p.m.
If you are someone who can perform multiple tasks with ease, you are calm under pressure, you are a good communicator and you care about people, you may have the skills necessary to be a good...Read more
January 26, at approximately 12:28 a.m. a police officer observed two male subjects in a physical dispute in the area of E. 7th Ave. and Olive St, and observed William Joseph Gittins, age 29, of Eugene, hit the other male subject in the head as the subjec...
UPDATE: The woman found deceased in the parking lot has been identified as Tamera Carol Bamber, age 49. Her cause of death appears to be medical related at this point.
PREVIOUS INFORMATIONCase No. 16-1188
At 11:34 a.m., on Saturday, January 23,...Read more
Missing 13-Year-Old Boy Located With Help From Public and MediaCase No. 16-1039
Earlier tonight, Eugene Police were looking for David Nicholas Temple, a missing 13-year-old boy, last seen between Kelly Middle School and Emerald Park in E...Read more
January 20, at approximately 1:38 p.m., police responded to information of a stab wound in the area of W. 13th Avenue and Chambers St. When officers arrived, they observed the 23-year-old male victim in the front of a residence with a non-life threatening...Read more
January 18, at approximately 9:45 a.m., EPD Special Investigations, with the assistance of Property Crimes detectives and SWAT, arrested Kamren Charles Willemsen, age 26, of Eugene, for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery in the First Degree, Attempted Robbery i...Read more
Just after 2:30 on the morning of January 15, Eugene Police and Fire units were dispatched to a single vehicle crash into a EWEB power pole. The vehicle stuck the pole with sufficient impact to take down several live sparking power lines. The driver, late...Read more
Eugene Police have received information second-hand about a possible abduction attempt of a female on January 13, 2016 in the afternoon, between 2:45 and 3:00 PM. According to our source, a woman walking near the US Bank branch at 8th Ave and Willamette S...Read more
On January 11 at 11:41 p.m., police were called to the 1600 block of Dalton Drive for a report of a man who was suicidal and attempting to light a fire inside the home. Officers arrived to find the man, Joshua Nicholas Maskal, age 23, running from the res...Read more
Case Number 16-00417
At 5:01 p.m. on January 9, police were called to respond to W. 11th Avenue after a 32-year-old male theft suspect, later identified as Perry Otto Charles Wilms, age 32, of Roseburg, ran from Fred Meyer loss...Read more
That’s what everyone thinks. But, there are so many scams out there that if you are in the right situation, you might get taken off guard. Eugene Police have received numerous reports in recent days of an IRS scam that has been circulating. These calls ge...Read more
Now Hiring! Central Lane 9-1-1 center has announced a career night for people who are interested in the rewarding and demanding profession. Telecommunicators are often the first point of contact (the first “first responders”) when the public reaches out f...Read more
On Wednesday, December 16, our employees walked into the Police building and were greeted by hot coffee and the warm smiles and caring of the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce, who had set up a day of appreciation for us. Community leaders staffed this even...Read more
January 1 is a time to celebrate the coming new year. Please be mindful of not driving impaired, partying safely, and being considerate of neighbors and pets or others who might be sensitive to fireworks. DUII patrols will be staffed above and beyond the ...Read more
As people celebrate the coming new year, they may be using fireworks. Legal retail fireworks are allowed within the city of Eugene December 31 and January 1. If you have pets or livestock that are sensitive to loud noises, please plan for their safety.
Eugene Police and Springfield Police responded to a crash on Beltline near I-5 at 5:52 p.m. involving a white 2008 Dodge box truck turning eastbound onto Beltline from southbound I-5 and a white 1998 Chevy Blazer that was traveling westbound on Beltline.
Today, December 24, from noon until about 2:30 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul’s Eugene Service Station, at 450 Hwy 99N, will be serving Christmas dinner to approximately 200 people who are homeless. Today's dinner is sponsored by Food for Lane County, and join...Read more
December 29, at approximately 2:25 a.m., police responded to the area of E. 5th Avenue and High St. regarding a vehicle stalled on the railroad tracks. When police arrived, they observed a maroon sedan on the tracks and a female subject standing on the si...Read more
Chicken wrangling is not a required skill for police officers. However, today, a call to respond to the Oregon Department of Revenue office, 1600 Valley River Drive, Suite 310, presented the need for the ability to catch and secure a flock left inside the...Read more
Use Caution at Intersections – Power is out due to falling trees in the NW area, including Barger and Terry
Windy, wet weather has caused some trees to fall in the northwest Eugene area, especially near Barger and Terry. Please use caution when appro...Read more
Nearly six months ago, Eugene Police received information from a woman who lost her necklace while walking in downtown Eugene. The woman recalled wearing the necklace on her route, and when she arrived at her destination, she noticed that the necklace was...Read more
NAMI LANE COUNTY PRESENTS EUGENE POLICE OFFICER CHRIS MACKEY WITH FIRST CRISIS INTERVENTION TRAINING AWARD
National Alliance on Mental Illness Lane County is pleased to announce the recipient of its first Crisis Intervention Training Award: Eugene P...Read more
Early this morning between 4:45 a.m. and 5:20 a.m. two armed street robberies occurred near the UO campus. In separate, but similar cases, a suspect approached victims and demanded their cell phones and other items in their pockets while being arme...Read more
EPD on the Beat
On November 29, at approximately 4:28 a.m., a police officer observed a vehicle traveling east on Barger Drive near Golden Gardens Street, swerve and screech before striking a sidewalk, and then immediately turned right onto Golden Gard...Read more
With the advent of colder weather and possible freezing rain in the forecast, there is an increased possibility of icy road conditions for the morning commute. The Eugene Police Department is advising drivers to use caution and good sense. As air temperat...Read more
Make Sure Thieves Don't Steal Your Packages!
With the ease of the internet, purchases can be made in the convenience of your own home, on your own time, with the rewards showing up on your doorstep. It’s the latter that the Eugene Police would like cit...Read more
Nicholas Wu was located and taken into custody without incident at 11;20 a.m. today, November 25, by Junction City Police Department. The investigation is ongoing.
PREVIOUSLY RELEASED INFORMATION:At around 10:50 a.m. on November 24, police receive...Read more
At 8 p.m. on November 25, a male in his early 70s was driving a Toyota Prius on Beltline Road and a Eugene Police officer was driving a patrol vehicle on Roosevelt when they collided in the intersection of Roosevelt and Beltline.
Eugene Police Major C...Read more
Woman Arrested for Attempted Assaults, DUII (Controlled Substances), and Other Charged After Reckless Driving
At 10:05 p.m., on November 21, a woman later identified as Willow May, age 32, was the subject of a call from a 31-year-old Eugene man, who re...Read more
Eugene Police Department thanks motorists for their patience with the slow traffic after the UO football game on Saturday. Helping more than 50,000 people out of the area is a technical operation. Complicating that yesterday were some incidents that furth...Read more
Did you know that on average a person who is arrested for drunk driving, will have already driver about 80 times before the first arrest. That’s a lot of risk to the public. Eugene Police will be starting DUII saturation patrols this weekend, and these pa...Read more
November 17, at approximately 4:19 p.m., police responded to the 900 block area of Country Club Rd. regarding a disorderly subject who had left an out-patient surgery center after throwing chairs and yelling at staff at the center. Police officers contact...Read more
Many who wear the Eugene Police uniform, also wore a different uniform prior to their police career. With a new program, you will see some Eugene Police officers wearing Veteran pins on their uniform to note their prior service and better connect with vet...Read more
The name of the deceased man is Kenneth Richard Harrison, age 51. The name of the driver involved in the crash is James Himmel, age 64, of Lorane.
News Release from November 12:Eugene Police, Eugene Springfield Fire EMS, and Eugene Police’s Major ...Read more
Update on those involved in the crash at Danebo:
Driver of suspect vehicle:April Dawn Mansfield, Age 34, of Eugene
Passenger victim in suspect vehicle: Jose Louis Roberts, age 51, of Eugene
Driver of victim vehicle: Kenny Robert...Read more
Yesterday, police responded to the 4300 block of Goodpasture Loop regarding information that a 15-year-old girl had been harassed by a male subject on bike, possibly in his early 40s. The incident took place north of the Owosso Bridge, when the juvenile w...Read more
On October 30 at about midnight, a Jewish fraternity at 791 E. 15th Avenue reported that one of the residents had a confrontation with a person at a neighboring home’s. The 20-year-old male victim reported he was going to walk a female home and noticed a ...Read more
We are providing this information as a public service and it was accurate at the time of posting. Eugene Police does not make any representation that this information is complete, nor should this information be relied upon for any purpose other than gener...Read more
This morning at 12:47, November 9, a woman was pushing a shopping cart across train tracks at 600 W. 4th Avenue and Jefferson Street. An oncoming freight train spotted her and applied their horn and emergency brakes. The woman, identified as Kathy Tekansi...Read more
What: Veterans Day Roll Call
When: November 11, 2015, 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Where: Central Courtyard of the Eugene Federal Building, 211 E. 7th Avenue.
On November 11, Veterans Day, participants from the City of Eugene, Mayor, and Eugene...Read more
Attempted Rape Reported Hwy. 99/BargerCase No. 15-18948
A young woman has reported an attempted sexual assault by a male that occurred just before midnight November 4 at Hwy. 99 N near Barger. The subject is reported to have approached her as she wal...Read more
Public Indecency Suspect Observed at Owen Rose GardenCase #15-18899
Yesterday, November 4, at about noon, a 26-year-old woman noticed a male partially concealed in rose bushes near her vehicle at 300 N. Jefferson (Owen Rose Garden area), and that he ...Read more
Eugene Police Department is proud to announce the swearing-in today of three new police officers.
The new group ranges in age from 24 to 28, with the average age being 27. Of our new officers, one has served in the military, and one has been a reserve...Read more
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Eugene and Springfield Police Officers raised $4,824.74 in tips to benefit Special Olympics Oregon during the October 24 Tip-A-Cop event.
Local law enforcement traded in their patrol cars for aprons at Red Robin restauran...Read more
Loud party calls October 26 – November 1, 2015
We are providing this information as a public service and it was accurate at the time of posting. Eugene Police does not make any representation that this information is complete, nor should this informati...Read more
On October 24, at approximately 12:31 a.m., police responded to the Blind Pig, 2750 Roosevelt Blvd., for a stabbing. When police officers arrived, they observed the 51-year-old male victim bleeding from his neck and a laceration to his arm. Police receive...Read more
• Motorists should drive extra cautiously on Halloween evening, as excited youngsters may forget some of their safety rules and dart out in front of cars.
• Residents are urged to have a well-lighted doorstep and yard, and to...Read more
Update: We are no longer looking for the vehicle and we found that there was no robbery. The case will be routed to the DA’s office for review to determine if the reporting party will be charged with Filing a False Police Report. Initiating a False Report...Read more
On October 19, Special Agents from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension assisted EPD violent crimes detectives with the arrest of William Isaac Parker III, age 47, of Westbrook Minnesota, on a warrant from Eugene for C...Read more
The Lane County Medical Examiner has determined manner and cause of death in the murder of Athena L. Slavin, age 43, as by a gunshot wound.
Shortly after 3 a.m. on October 27, police responded to a burglary in progress call at 2302 Compton Street. Upo...Read more
Another warning to the public: Eugene Police have been getting reports from the public about a scam where a caller says they are with the IRS and threatens to arrest you for tax evasion. Eugene Police are continuing to hear of scams in which the perpetrat...Read more
October 22, at approximately 7:09 p.m., police responded to the 3400 block of Kinsrow Ave. for a possible DUII driver. A police officer located the suspect vehicle parked alongside an apartment and observed it hit another vehicle as it backed out from whe...Read more
The cause of the outage yesterday was a cut to fiber at 6th and Garfield. This was repaired and in the meantime 911 deployed their back up center
Update: 911 is now operational at our back up center. We are working with our provider to pinpo...Read more
Eugene Police Department is investigating a possible burglary-in-progress call that came in at 3:03 a.m. in the 2300 block of Compton Street.
EPD Violent Crimes Unit and Forensic Evidence Unit are on scene. More information will be released as it beco...Read more
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Local Law Enforcement Officers in Eugene will serve up your gourmet burger just the way you like it to raise funds to Benefit Special Olympics Oregon. 100 percent of the tips will go to Special Olympics.
Who: Special Ol...Read more
Yesterday, October 19, a Eugene Police Property Crimes detective arrested Dylan Christian Gilder, 20, no address. Gilder and another suspect, Britney Wilkey-Noteboom, 20 years old, no address, were the subjects of a previous news release in April 2015 tha...Read more
October 18, at approximately 5:27 a.m., police responded to the area of West 18th and Washington Street for a subject who was being detained by a male subject after he was observed entering into multiple vehicles from 13th Avenue to 18th Avenue. When poli...Read more
A short time before 1 a.m. on October 10, police responded to a robbery in the area of Kinsrow Ave. and Commons Dr., near the O Bar. Police received information that the 27-year-old male victim was forced to stop by two suspects in a vehicle described as ...Read more
The Squad Car Maintenance Team has been selected as Regional Winner of the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Awards for Community Based Volunteer Programs and was honored at the awards luncheon today at the Salem Conference Center. The SCMT is an invaluable asset...Read more
Eugene Police Party Patrol Statistics for October 9, 2015
To increase safety and prevent and respond proactively to potential alcohol and behavior problems related to partying, Eugene Police worked in the West and South University area this Friday nig...Read more
The Eugene Police Department’s Deadly Use of Force Board’s review of the shooting of Brian Babb on Devos Street on March 30, 2015 has been completed and reviewed by Chief Pete Kerns. A memo to City Manager Jon Ruiz, with Chief Kerns’ findings, is being ma...Read more
To increase safety and prevent and respond proactively to potential alcohol and behavior problems related to partying, Eugene Police officers and officers from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) worked in the West and South University area on Sat...Read more
On 10/03/2015, at approximately 1118 hours, a Eugene Police Officer responded to the area of Chad Drive and Coburg Road regarding the location of a wanted subject. The officer made contact with the subject, Treasure Dawn Shockey, 27, and she ran from th...Read more
Eugene Police Lieutenant David Natt has graduated from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety’s School of Police Staff and Command. This is a 10-week staff and command program held in Evanston, Illinois. Eugene Police Department’s ultimate obj...Read more
Loud party calls September 22-September 27, 2015
We are providing this information as a public service and it was accurate at the time of posting. Eugene Police does not make any representation that this information is complete, nor should this informa...Read more
Police are looking to identify the following subject who was observed stealing tools from an area business. If you recognize this person, please contact Detective Travis Stephens at 541.682.5795.
September 29, at approximately 11:12 p.m., police responded to the 100 block of E. 32nd Avenue, and received information that a vehicle drove through the backyard of a residence and into a garage at the location. Police contacted the suspected driver at t...Read more
Following are results from Eugene Police party patrols on Saturday night. There are not statistics available from Friday as officers were deployed instead to assist Lane County Sheriff's Office with the shooting in Cottage Grove.
On Saturday, there wa...Read more
Woman Arrested After Firing Gun within City LimitsCase #15-16440
At 10:41 p.m. last night, September 25, Eugene Police were called to the intersection of Montreal Avenue and Teressa Avenue regarding an intoxicated, armed woman who had shot a round fr...Read more
On September 23, around 10 p.m., Jordan Stewart Garneau, age 35, was last seen at his residence on Kodiak Street. He was reported missing by a family member, who said that he left home without his vehicle, bicycle, or cell phone, and the suspicious condit...Read more
As new residents fill the Fairmount, West and South University areas, Central Lane 911 has started receiving loud party complaints from the public. Eugene Police will be staffing full party patrols this weekend, beginning on Friday. Eugene Police Departme...Read more
At about 5:36 this morning, September 24, officers on patrol spotted a vehicle drive by that was associated with a possible wanted subject. Officers located the vehicle at a residence in the 800 block of Filbert. Officers surrounded the location and m...Read more
Around 10:30 p.m. last night, Central Lane 911 began to receive multiple calls from neighbors in the 1800 block of University Street regarding a loud party.
Officers responded to find a loud party at 1857 University Street. Three officers were contact...Read more
EPD is one of 73 agencies that received a DOJ grant for body worn cameras; there were 285 applications. EPD received the full award requested (maximum allowed for our size jurisdiction) of $249,000. The only other Oregon organization that received an awa...Read more
This morning, around 6:45 a.m. Jerome Lawrence Bias, age 67, of Eugene, was last seen in the Skinner Butte area. He was reported missing by a family member, who said that he is not normally away from home for more than an hour and suffers from a medical c...Read more
This morning, Joshua Mark Mmari, age 22, was sentenced to 48 months in prison under the Denny Smith statute, meaning that he had a previous conviction, which prohibits him from being eligible for early release. The following news releases were sent out in...Read more
On August 1, at about 9:35 p.m., the TCBY yogurt shop on W. 11th Ave. was robbed by a white male. If you have information regarding the incident or identity of this subject, please call 541.682.5569.
September 15, at approximately 2:49 p.m., police responded to the 5500 block of Cody Avenue regarding a suspicious vehicle with multiple rifles inside. While police were en-route to the location, the truck was observed pulling into a residence, and the su...Read more
On September 9, around 2 p.m., a resident in south Eugene interrupted a burglar inside her home. The resident described the suspect to be a white male between the age of 30 to 50 years old, approximately 5’8” tall, and clean shaven at the time of the inci...Read more
In an effort to increase safety for all students, and create awareness of school bus laws in our community, throughout tomorrow, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will be targeting drivers that fail to properly stop for school buses.
On September 5, 215, at 8:23 P.M. the Eugene Police Department received a call of a dispute between two males and female at the Albertson’s Store parking lot, located at 311 Coburg Rd.
Upon arrival officers discovered the dispute i...Read more
With the large concentration of people, the area near Autzen...Read more
Homicide InvestigationCase No. 15-14785
Sean Edward Jones, age 19, was indicted on Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing and Reckless Endangering and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Upon learning of the warrant Jones surrendered to Eugene Police d...Read more
At 4:13 p.m. today there a bomb threat call regarding an LTD bus. LTD Security, Eugene Police and UO Police Department responded and evacuated the few people on board the bus, and then some surrounding facilities for extra safety measures. Individuals at...Read more
Eugene Police and Lane County Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating the death of Michael Fuller Torrey, age 53, who is homeless. He was found on August 30 at 2:29 a.m. behind 1209 Pearl and taken to the hospital by medics. He subsequently died and E...Read more
SUMMARY: Saturday’s UO Football game brings excitement and traffic to the area. Here are a few tips from EPD for a successful commute.
The Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit would like your game day commute to go as smooth as possible. By followin...Read more
Police Safely Take Shooter Into Custody in 5000 Block of W. 11th
At 5.37 p.m. today, police received a call regarding a man who was armed and suicidal. After police arrived on scene, the suspect shot one round from a hunting rifle in an unknown directi...Read more
Eugene Police patrol officers responded to a report of a down subject in a home for sale on Kevington Avenue. When they arrived they located Cooper Rogers Homme, who appeared to be dazed and confused. Detectives responded and interviewed H...Read more
The US Bank at 800 Willamette Street was robbed of cash at 10:06 a.m. on September 1 and the suspect fled on foot southbound on Willamette. No weapon was displayed. The suspect is described as a white male, late 40s to early 50s, 5’8” tall, medium build, ...Read more
On August 31, at approximately 1:55 p.m., police responded to the Fred Meyer at 3333 W. 11th regarding a robbery. During the investigation, police received information that the suspect was observed by a store employee placing items in his backpack, and th...Read more
At 10:38 p.m. on August 29, a large EWEB utility truck pulling a backhoe was turning left/southbound onto Willamette Street from 35th. A motorcyclist, Daishon Lawrence-Michael Havens, age 22, of Eugene, was traveling northbound on Willamette Street as the...
On Saturday, Eugene Police Detectives continued their investigation into yesterday’s shooting and have determined 33-year-old John Ramsey TAINTON-PLATTS, a professional photographer, drove to the 2100 block of McLean Boulevard to perform what he believed ...Read more
Case No. 15-14785 Homicide Investigation
Eugene Police Officers were dispatched to a shots fired call at 90 Commons Drive Apt #130 around 0032 hours. On arrival, one subject, identified as Justin Gar...Read more
Update: 11:55 p.m.
Eugene Police found a deceased subject inside the residence. No shots were fired by law enforcement personnel.
Update at 11:08 p.m., August 28, 2015
EPD is carefully searching a multi-story residence with a robot in an attempt...Read more
This morning at approximately 8:29 a.m., traffic enforcement officers responded to the intersection of Crescent Avenue and Gilham Road for a crash involving two vehicles. Both drivers of the involved vehicles were transported to the hospital by medics wit...Read more
Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred at 9:14 a.m. today at Crescent Avenue and Chuckanut and that closed Crescent Avenue from Coburg to Gilham until shortly after 1 p.m.
While the Eugene Police Major Collision Investigation ...Read more
Eugene Police Violent Crimes detectives have arrested James Warren Calvert, age 57, of Eugene, on charges of Online Sexual Corruption of a Child in the First Degree and Online Sexual Corruption of a Child in the Second Degree. From June 27, 2015, through ...Read more
Now Hiring! Central Lane 9-1-1 center! It's a rewarding and demanding profession.
Telecommunicators are often the first point of contact (the first “first responders”) when the public reaches out for help, and they are required to gather and relay inf...Read more
We would like to keep our community informed as we work to find ways to address the unique challenges related to our response to people who are armed and suicidal or potentially suicidal. The officer-involved shooting that occurred on March 29 on Devos St...Read more
Shortly after 5 p.m. August 13, a Lane County Sheriff’s Office deputy in Veneta spotted a stolen vehicle, potentially associated with a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian yesterday in Eugene. Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle at W. 11th and Gre...Read more
At around 6:45 this morning, Eugene Police officers responding to a call for service regarding a cougar spotted in a front yard in the 2600 block of Garfield. The caller reported the cougar then went to the neighbor’s front steps and was last seen southbo...Read more
EPD participates in “Operation Chill” issuing good behavior “tickets” for Slurpee® drink coupons. Operation Chill is a national program that has now been in existence for 20 years.
Eugene Police officers participate in the national program as a way to...Read more
July 30, around 11 p.m., police spotted a vehicle driving in the wrong direction on Alder St. near 13th Avenue, which only allows for southbound traffic. The officer observed pedestrians in the area and attempted to stop the vehicle, but the vehicle conti...Read more
Eugene Police Department is proud to announce the swearing-in today of seven new police officers.
The new group ranges in age from 21 to 35, with the average age being 28. Of our new officers, two have served in the military, three have earned college...Read more
Today, there have been three incidents where babies or children were left in hot vehicles while parents went shopping or attended to their own business. A child should never be left alone in a vehicle, especially during hot weather. Incidents included t...Read more
Sunday, at approximately 2:14 p.m., police responded to Regal Cinemas at Valley River Center regarding a male who exposed himself to two girls, ages 12 and 13. The victims reported the incident immediately to theatre employees, who then contacted police. ...Read more
The Oregon Accreditation Alliance issued Eugene Police Department its certificate of accreditation. Eugene Police began the process with OAA in January 2014 and during the process, the association reviewed the department and its policies to ensure compli...Read more
This morning at 5:26 AM the Eugene Police Department received a call from a resident in the area of 16th Avenue and Ferry Street reporting they had confronted a male crawling through the window of their residence. The burglary suspect fled the residence ...Read more
UPDATE:Howard Richard Stull was arrested last night for the murder of the victim, Kathy Kay Braun, age 59.
Stull was arrested at Riverbend Hospital, where he was seeking treatment for an injury. Violent Crime Unit detectives and the Forensics Evidenc...Read more
Police were called for shots fired at around 3:30 pm, they responded to the 4000 block of Bell Avenue. An area check was negative for a shooter. At 4:52 p.m. 9-1-1 received a call regarding a suicidal subject on Bell Avenue. Upon arrival, witnesses in the...Read more
Officers were on the lookout for a wanted robbery suspect who was purported to be armed and dangerous. An officer located the vehicle associated with the wanted subject at the Nite Inn, 1522 W. 6th Ave, and noted two people inside. As the officer approac...Read more
Robbery Suspect Apprehended15-12495
Officers were on the lookout for a wanted robbery suspect who was purported to be armed and dangerous. An officer located the vehicle associated with the wanted subject at the Nite Inn, 1522 W. 6th Ave, and...Read more
Police are warning residents to make sure they secure their doors and windows after a spate of occupied, night-time burglaries in the Downtown and West University areas. Occupied burglaries present a significant safety concern for those inside. From July ...Read more
Police Investigate Homicide15-12462
Arrested/ Stull, Howard RichardDOB: 11/11/1936
Eugene Police Violent Crime detectives arrested Stull in a suspicious death on the 1400 block of Berntzen in Eugene, Oregon. The victim's name is being ...Read more
The two juveniles, Kai Zen Christensen, age 13, and Kailila Meka Vray, age 15, who were reported missing by their parents, were located Friday in the Eugene area by patrol officers.
At approximately 11:55 p.m. on July 15, Eugene Police officers responded to several shots fired in the area of 4075 Aerial Way, complex K. The initial investigation revealed there had been several gun shots fired during an altercation outside of complex ...Read more
Eugene Police are investigating a case regarding two missing juveniles, Kai Zen Christensen, age 13, and Kailila Meka Vray, age 15. The two juveniles were reported missing by their parents, who would like help from the media locating their children, and t...Read more
On July 11, 2015 at 2:36 a.m., Eugene Police responded to a report of a house fire with shots fired at 4785 Teralee Lane. Once the fire was extinguished by the Eugene/Springfield Fire Department, two deceased persons were located inside the residence. T...Read more
At 2:36 Saturday morning, July 11, Eugene Police officers were dispatched to 4785 Teralee after report of shots fired. When they arrived at the home, police found the residence was on fire and called for Eugene Springfield Fire. Once the fire was out, the...Read more
Summary: Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Team will be doing a targeted enforcement regarding pedestrians on July 15 in the area of 16th Avenue and Polk St. The event will provide a platform for reminding travelers about pedestrian safety for these vulne...Read more
More than120 pre-kindergarteners are participating in the Safety Town child safety program that kicks off MONDAY. Children will learn more than 20 safety topics throughout the two-week long camp.
Monday will begin with an “opening ceremony,” where ...Read more
If you are someone who can perform multiple tasks with ease, you are calm under pressure, you are a good communicator and you care about people, you may have the skills necessary to be a good police officer. The Eugene Police Department is currently seek...Read more
The Flame of Hope torch was carried by local law enforcement officers as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run. It passed through Lane County on Wednesday, July 8, with law enforcement and Navy and Marine personnel carrying the Special Olympics Torch thro...Read more
Eugene Springfield Fire and Eugene Police and the Metro Explosive Disposal Unit have been taking steps to reduce the volume of unlawful displays, including through public service announcements, education and enforcement. This year, more emphasis was place...More Information
SUMMARY: The 42nd annual Butte to Butte 10K road race will be held on Saturday, July 4. Eugene Police recommend that area residents and visitors plan their morning travel to avoid the race route.
The race will begin at 8 a.m. at E. 43rd Avenue and Don...Read more
FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASHCase #15-11107
This morning at 2 a.m., police located the suspect who was operating the motorcycle in last night's fatal crash. James Stanley Tarpley, age 53, of Veneta, was arrested at his home at 2:00 this morning w...Read more
Today, Eugene Police Arson investigators received a tip in the case, leading to the identification of four male juveniles who were involved in the fire at historic Civic Stadium on Monday, June 29. The incident was not fireworks-related.
The juveniles,...Read more
Update: Mr. Heredia was located by family and is safely at home.
On June 25, 2015, around 11 a.m. Jonathan Iram Heredia, age 31, was last seen in the Owosso Bike Bridge area between River Rd. and Goodpasture Loop. He was reported missing by a family ...Read more
Animal Services is reporting a lot of dogs being locked in vehicles. Yesterday, bystanders reported a dog at Valley River Center, where it was later deteremined the vehicle’s internal temperature was 104 degrees with no visible signs that the dog had acce...Read more
We have no information that this is a crime scene. It is a fire scene at this point. As a normal part of responding to a fire, once it is out and cool enough for investigators to go in, there is an investigation into the cause. The crime scene tape is up ...Read more
The evacuation has been lifted. However the traffic surrounding the stadium will remain blocked, possibly through the night for fire crews working on the fire. The fire was been deemed under control by 7:02 p.m.. Crews are currently working on hot spots. ...Read more
Fire at Civic Stadium
Civic Stadium, 2077 Willamette, is on fire and fully engulfed. Nearby field and structures are at risk. Please evacuate immediately if you within a two block radius of Civic Stadium.
Please do not travel to the area as emergen...Read more
Fireworks - Keep it Safe, Keep it LegalIllegal Fireworks Amnesty Turn-in Day was June 28
Fireworks went on sale June 23, and Eugene Springfield Fire, Eugene Police and Metro Explosives Disposal Unit held an illegal fireworks amnesty turn-in event,...Read more
Today at 7:08 a.m., police patrol officers and a K-9 unit responded to Lucky Lils Lottery, 2019 River Road, for a robbery that had just occurred. The suspect robbed the with a gun and left on foot, possibly southbound. The suspect is described as a white ...Read more
At 12:23 p.m., on June 25, Central Lane 911 began receiving calls about a 2002 white Honda Odyssey that was driving an estimated 30 miles per hour in the fast lane of westbound Beltline near Prairie Road. The driver, later identified as Curtis David Holde...Read more
On July 1, 2015, recreational marijuana becomes legal in Oregon, and that means in Eugene as well. Because this is a new allowable use, the City of Eugene is reaching out to ensure that everyone knows the basics of recreational marijuana. A Frequently Ask...Read more
Fireworks went on sale June 23, and as July 4 gets closer, there may be more people using fireworks. For many pets, this time of year is more scary than Halloween and it is a potentially dangerous time. Fireworks, loud noises and large gatherings of famil...Read more
Fireworks go on sale today and this will be year two for enhanced prevention, education and enforcement regarding illegal use of fireworks in Eugene. This is in response to increasing complaints of illegal fireworks use and their impact on veterans, pets,...Read more
At 10:52 a.m. today, police and Eugene Springfield Fire EMS were called to the scene of a crash on eastbound Beltline near River Avenue. A purple 1996 Toyota SUV was travelling behind another unknown SUV, either gold or brown, in the fast lane of eastboun...Read more
This morning at approximately 10:08 a.m., Eugene Police received information of an armed subject dressed in camouflage on the Patterson St. side of South Eugene High School. The school was immediately placed on lockdown, along with Roosevelt Middle School...Read more
A 29-year-old male homeowner in the south Eugene area arrived at his residence at 5:56 yesterday evening, June 4, only to find someone inside. The suspect, later identified as Clarence Ray Scharbough, age 38, fled the residence after the homeowner yelled ...Read more
As much as people enjoy taking their pets with them to run errands, leaving a dog or other pet in a car, even on a warm day with windows cracked, can be dangerous or downright deadly for the pet.
Animals left in a hot car can sustain permanent brain ...Read more
UPDATE: The Lane County Medical Examiner has reported there was no obvious cause of Noah Dewitt's death. There are still aspects of his examination pending, including toxicology. Eugene Police Violent Crimes detectives are still investigating the circumst...Read more
Update:Update: The family has been located unharmed at Blue Lake Trailhead by Lane County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue. Their vehicle was broken down. The vehicle has been restarted and they will be returning to their home shortly.
Previous Infor...Read more
Yesterday, patrol officers in the 300 block area of Figueroa Street, observed a John Deere Gator Utility Vehicle parked alongside a residence, which had been painted blue. Upon further inspection, officers identified the vehicle and found that it was stol...Read more
Yesterday, at approximately 7:56 p.m., police responded to 200 Silver Lane regarding a report of public indecency at the North Eugene High School tennis courts.
The male suspect is white, 5’8” tall, 180 pounds, and was wearing a blue baseball cap, blu...Read more
Lane County Sheriff’s Office had a call at Emerald Park (on Lake Drive) today at about 1:30 p.m. of a suspicious male. The male reportedly was in a tree then jumped out at a 12-year-old boy and his 2nd grade cousin as they passed by. The male had a vehi...Read more
Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit detectives arrested a 17-year-old Eugene male in connection with the May 7 robbery of Chevron, 1033 Green Acres Road. Due to his juvenile status, his name is not being released.
On May 7, at about 2:45 a.m., officers ...Read more
Motorcycle-Car Crash on Coburg/Crescent (Sunday)Case Number 15-07926
On Sunday, May 10, at 3:17 p.m., a motorcyclist, Bryan Wayne Leroy, age 59, was going northbound on Coburg Road. A blue 2014 Toyota Prius driven by James Austin Fraley, age 86, was...Read more
Man from U.K. arrested in case of child sex as he attempts to re-enter the U.S. Case 15-6119
Gareth Vincent Hall, age 22, who resides in the United Kingdom, was arrested on Saturday, May 2, at Chicago O’Hare Airport, as a result of an investigatio...Read more
Eugene Police Officers responded to University District Hospital on May 5, 2015 @ 9:10 pm for a 47 year old female suffering from a large laceration on her left forearm. The investigation revealed Michael A. Gilmore, age 34, allegedly assaulted his estra...Read more
May 1, at approximately 5:35 p.m., police responded to the area of W. 1st Avenue and Jefferson, regarding a fight in progress. Police received information that the involved subject was throwing bricks at people. When police arrived, they observed the susp...Read more
Since Eugene hired the City’s first law enforcement officer in 1862, three officers have been killed in the line of duty.
Officer Chris Kilcullen, 43, was shot and killed during a traffic stop on I-105 and 52nd Street in Springfield, Oregon on Frida...Read more
This afternoon at approximately 12:37 p.m., police responded to a report of an Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle in the area of Royal and Echo Hollow. The suspect returned the vehicle to the residence a short time later and fled on foot.
Police officers ...Read more
At 3 p.m. today the District Attorney presented his findings regarding the March 30, 2015, officer-involved shooting. The Interagency Deadly Use of Force Team (IDFIT) investigated the shooting and provided the case to the DA for review.
To access a cop...Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASEMay 1, 2015For further information, contact:Melinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124John Hankemeier, Public Information Coordinator, 541.682.5197
Spring Football – More fun with tips for ...Read more
At 9:08 a.m. police were called to a dispute in a remote, wooded-area of Alton Baker park, along the river. A male and female who were camping in the area, had been in a verbal dispute. When officers arrived to check on the pair, a noise like gunshots wer...Read more
In recent weeks, Eugene Police have received information about elaborate scams that are costing hundreds of millions in dollars to people nationwide.
In one of these recent scams, EPD learned of a person who lost tens of thousands of dollars from thei...Read more
The Eugene Police Department currently has 73 volunteers, ranging from ages 21 to 89. In 2014, the amount of hours worked by EPD volunteers totaled nearly 17,000 hours. Today, we celebrated with our volunteers.
Sponsored by the Points of Light Foundati...Read more
Police seeking tips – Can you identify these suspects?Case Number 15-4620
Please take a look at these photos and let us know if you recognize the individuals. These are surveillance photos from March 18, where suspects are using a victim’s credit car...Read more
In an effort to increase safety for all drivers on the road, and create awareness of distracted driving, last year, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, designated April as national “Distracted Driving Awareness” month. In participat...Read more
Circle K Robbery Case 15-06219
Early this morning, at 2:45, Eugene Police patrol officers and a K-9 unit responded to the Circle K, 296 E. 13th Avenue, for a robbery that had just occurred. A male suspect had entered the store and demanded money f...Read more
As weather heats up, people have been leaving their windows open and doors unlocked. We have had six burglaries reported in two days, April 11 and April 12. These occurred in the off-campus area when people were inside sleeping.
It is a good time to ...Read more
To increase safety and prevent and respond proactively to potential alcohol and behavior problems related to partying, Eugene Police worked in the West and South University area this past weekend.
On Saturday night, Eugene Police responded to an unrul...Read more
On April 2 and again on April 4, a male driver, who appears to be in his 50s, was seen watching a 16-year-old female in the 2100 block of Onyx Street. He was driving a truck with a bed liner, that has slight damage to the rear passenger side. The truck is...Read more
Eugene Police Department and the City Human Rights & Neighborhood Involvement are holding a Gang Activity Community Forum.
The forum will address concerns about graffiti and gang activity in Eugene.
• WHEN: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., on Wednesday...Read more
Tuesday, Eugene Police released a video to the media asking for public’s help identifying a burglary suspect. The video shows the suspect entering a room at the top of a flight of stairs in a residence on Sunset Drive, while armed with a large knife in hi...Read more
Key Bank RobberyIncident Number 15-074588
Key Bank, 2995 Hilyard, was robbed at gunpoint at 9:14 a.m. today. The suspect fled with cash into the trees at Amazon Park.
Police are searching for the suspect, who is described as a white male in his...Read more
Today Chief Pete Kerns provided details of the officer-involved shooting at 2248 Devos.
Details of Incident:
At 5:06 p.m. on March 29, Central Lane 9-1-1 received a call from a local therapist, who had a client on the phone in emotional distress a...Read more
Last week, Property Crimes detectives received information and video of a burglary that happened on Sunset Drive, near the University of Oregon campus, directly to the east. The incident happened on the second story of a two-level residence and was captur...Read more
Officer-Involved Shooting Case 15-5347
3/31/15 at 2:30 p.m. - Due to family notifications and out-of-state family, we are delaying release of any further information so the family can be provided information before it is released publicly. We anticip...Read more
Sushi Seoul BurglaryCase Number 15-5114
At 3:20 this morning, a call came in regarding a possible burglary in progress at the Sushi Seoul Restaurant, 2532 Willakenzie. Bi-Mart employees had observed two males leaving the business through a front do...Read more
Yesterday, a potential victim of a strange ‘prize scam’ did the right thing and independently verified information when she received a phone call telling her she won a prize.
The bottom line in the “Prize Scam” is that if you have to pay money to win ...Read more
Yesterday around 4:53, p.m., police arrested Jeffrey Michael Williams, age 66, of Eugene for Sex Abuse in the Third Degree. Williams was arrested in relation to an incident that occurred in the lobby of a local restaurant on February 14, in which a teenag...Read more
Foster care can be difficult, and A Family for Every Child is having a "princess party" in May, for girls in Foster care. They need donated dresses, tiaras, boas, fairy wings, wands, shoes, and jewelry to help make it a special day and to make e...Read more
At 12:53 this morning, Eugene Police officers were called to Wal-Mart, 4550 W. 11th Avenue, regarding single car rollover crash. The driver, Sergio Mares-Velasco, age 24, of Eugene, was driving his vehicle westbound, at an estimated 60-70 m.p.h., down the...Read more
March 15, at approximately 11:39 p.m., police responded to the Blind Pig, at 2750 Roosevelt Blvd, regarding a disorderly trespasser who was reportedly refusing to leave. When officers arrived, they contacted the suspect outside the business, Skyler Michae...Read more
Officers were dispatched to disorderly juveniles in the 2900 block of Summit Terrace Drive around 5:08 a.m. today. While they were enroute, dispatch advised the officers that two teen males had taken an unknown drug at another location and when they arriv...Read more
Driver Attempts to Assault Officer in an Effort to EscapeCase No. 15-4261
A driver who was stopped for expired vehicle registration attempted to assault a Eugene police officer conducting a routine traffic stop. The officer observed Barney Buse, ...Read more
Today, the Eugene Police Patrol and Special Investigations Unit teamed up for Online Sexual Corruption of a Minor enforcement effort. Two people were arrested today. In each case the suspect has solicited a sexual act online knowing the “girl” was only 1...Read more
What: Eugene Police child safety program for children entering kindergarten in the fall When: Weekdays July 13 – July 24, either, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m., or 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Where: Eugene Christian School, 2895 Chad Dr. (Across from Costco), Eugene 97408...Read more
Lost Dog Apprehended by Police
Photo of Dog: https://eugene.craigslist.org/laf/4910311074.html
Officers clearing from a call this morning near Beltline and River Avenue noticed a black and white Chihuahua dog in the yard at Delta Sand and Gravel. ...Read more
A note came in for an officer who, on February 25, 2015, had just finished a call when he spotted a little boy playing with sidewalk chalk outside. The officer took a few minutes and drew pictures with the boy. What he didn’t know was the little boy was a...Read more
Tuesday afternoon, Eugene Police arrested Travis Gregory Brumwell, 21, of Oakridge, following a 911 call from an employee at GJ’s Smoke Shop on 4726 Royal Avenue. At approximately 2:21 p.m. The employee called 911 and reported being robbed at knife-point ...Read more
Incidents regarding dogs off leash in the Ridgeline Trail System have caused concern for people who use the park and property owners who live in the vicinity of the park. There has been an increase in complaints in regard to people who use the trail and p...Read more
After a local media report about a dog who was reported to possibly be neglected, there have been people concerned about the dog. Eugene Animal Welfare would like to clarify information about the dog and its situation.
On February 3 - there was a singl...Read more
CASE NUMBER 15-03704
Joseph Lee Umphrey, age 32, of Eugene has been arrested after a crash this morning at 18th and Lawrence St. and is being charged with Unauthorized Use of Vehicle, Elude by Vehicle, Elude by Foot, Driving While Suspended Felony, Hit...Read more
February 21, at approximately 12:48 p.m., police responded to the report of a hit and run crash at the Burger King on 15 Division Avenue. During the investigation, officers received information that the suspect, Reid Stephen Brown, age 63, of Eugene, drov...Read more
Travelers are asked to avoid 18th Avenue and Lawrence. One lane of traffic is currently closed due to a crash that involved a stolen vehicle. EPD and Fire are responding to the incident, which happened around 11:40 a.m.
The area will be closed for an u...Read more
As many as 15 residents in the neighborhood of Hilton and Nebraska southeast of Royal and Beltline woke up to find tagging containing racial slurs, profanities and other graphic content on their vehicles and homes this morning and reported it. The tagging...Read more
On February 14, 2015, around 2 a.m. Noah Michael Dewitt, age 24, left the home of a friend on W. 27th Avenue, on foot. Dewitt was reported missing by the friend, who said that he was apparently in distress, which increases the concern for the subject’s we...Read more
The US Bank at 99 E 17th was robbed at gunpoint at 6:02 this evening. The suspect fled with cash. He is described as a male, with average build, black sunglasses, and a black bandana. He was last seen wearing a purple hoodie.
If anyone has information...Read more
Update: Arrested was Dyllon Matthew Welker, age 22, one count of Assault in the First Degree
If anyone witnessed the shooting or has relevant information for this case they are asked to please call Detective Mel Thompson at 541.682.5187 or Detective ...Read more
Suspicious ConditionsEugene Police are continuing to receive disturbing calls regarding women and girls being followed by suspicious male subjects in vehicles. A summary is provided here of recent cases, including more details of two cases noted in a Eu...Read more
Eugene Police are investigating a shooting that occurred shortly after 6 p.m. today in a parking lot at Hwy. 99 and Roosevelt. An 18-year-old man was shot and the shooter fled on foot. The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he is being treated....Read more
On February 5, 2015, police received information about a fraud incident where the suspect, Richard Ray Prozinski, age 51, attempted to rent a property listed online. The victim contacted the suspect, and informed him that they were interested in renting t...Read more
In the last week, police have received information about a white jeep, possibly a 2001 to 2002 model, in the area of 22nd Avenue and Olive Street. The vehicle is reported to have followed a female on each occurrence and the driver of the vehicle is report...Read more
At 8:01 a.m., today, February 9, a male, who said he was armed with a gun, tried to get into the Target store, 4575 W. 11th Avenue, while employees were arriving for work. He fled on a bicycle. Police were called to the store and began looking for him. Ri...Read more
Fatal Crash – Oak Street/ E. 20th AvenueCase #15-02211
The Major Collision Investigations team is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and a St. Vincent DePaul tractor trailer truck that happened at approximately 10:19 a.m. this morning...Read more
The Eugene Police Department will partner with Oregon State Police and the Springfield Police Department to provide DUII saturation patrols throughout the weekend. People attending the KLCC Microbrew Festival, are encouraged to practice safety, be respons...Read more
On Wednesday, January 28, at 5:20 p.m., a woman called 9-1-1 to report a troubling encounter with a male who tried to talk her into his vehicle near 24th and Patterson, then got mad when she refused.
She reported the male, was pulling out of a day car...Read more
Man Arrested for DUII After Other Motorists Call 9-1-1Case Number 15-01483
Last night, January 27, at 11:06 p.m., motorists began calling 9-1-1 to report a reckless, possibly DUII driver, who was speeding, swerving into oncoming traffic and running o...PSA
On Sunday, January 25, three females report being approached by an armed suspect who tried to rob them at approximately 12:30 a.m. near E. 17th Avenue and Patterson.
A 19-year-old female with two other female friends, also in their late teens, were wa...Read more
Eugene Police Department was able to obtain through grants approximately four 1033 surplus program items. Essentially, the few items Eugene Police has are pieces of equipment that it would have had to purchase at taxpayer expense, but that was acquired at...Read more
You Should be a Cop! It’s More than a Career, It is an honorExplore Policing at Career Night on January 28
You should be a cop! If you are someone who can perform multiple tasks with ease, you are calm under pressure, you are a good communicator ...For info or to apply...
January 22 - December 8, 2014, at approximately 11:56 p.m., police responded to an apartment at 90 Commons Drive, regarding a possible robbery in-progress. The suspect left before officers arrived, but information for a possible suspect was found and off...Read more
Monday at approximately 9:15 p.m., Steven Jay Neer, age 55, of Eugene, was issued a citation for Reckless Driving. The court date for the citation is February 11, 2015.
DEC. 23, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE Police are investigating an officer-involved crash ...Read more
At 3:56 this afternoon, this snapshot was taken just after a home invasion robbery in the Goodpasture Island Road area. The car is an early to mid-90s light-blue or teal-green Toyota Camry four-door, possibly with a stuffed duck in the back window. The li...Read more
SUMMARY: Yesterday at approximately 10:30 p.m., Gabriel James MacIsaac, 40, was arrested by Eugene Police at the Eugene Airport for Misdemeanor Stalking.
Officers arrested MacIsaac, of Eugene, after repeated unwanted contact with a 12-year-old female, ...Read more
The UO Ducks going for the National Championship on January 12 is a reason to celebrate! It’s a historic milestone for our university and city. Win or lose, emotions in these big games can run high. Most fans react to the outcome in responsible and accept...Read more
Using the link, below, you can review some of the city’s public safety indicators: • property crimes in the city by beat• top areas of interest• Downtown Calls for Service• DLP (property crimes) Crime Rates and Calls for Service for Suspicious Act...Read more
June 24, 2014, the Eugene City Council approved two City Code changes to address the pervasive use of fireworks, which raises many concerns for the safety and wel-lbeing of animals, senior citizens, military veterans, refugees, and community members at la...Read more
Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a black, two-door Honda Civic, License plate ZQP 820, which was involved in a carjacking at E. 15th Avenue and Mill Street at 10:18 a.m. today.
A college student was robbed of his vehicle at knife-...Read more
EPD on the Beat December
At 4:48 a.m. on Dec. 22, a 29-year-old man was leaving the Horsehead Tavern at 800 Willamette Street when he reports he was grabbed from behind by an unknown male. Another male approached him from the front and kicked and punc...Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Dec. 21,2014
Robbery/kidnap Reported by Woman Case No. 14-21862
Update: Today, Decmeber 23, Update: Jami Louise Cameron, age 35, of Cottage Grove, who reported the kidnap/robbery, was cited for Initiating a False Report....Read more
Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit detectives are releasing a composite sketch and some surveillance video to try and help solve the robbery of Little Caesars Pizza, 1711 Willamette, on Monday, Dec. 15, at 8 p.m..
On December 15, Little Caesars Pizza w...View the Surveillance Video
A Week-by-week Look at Some Eugene Crime Stats and Activity
Eugene Police Department is using data, intervention and prevention to more effectively respond to crime. The more the public is informed about these trends and what kinds of preventive actio...Read more
Recently, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office has sent out information about a white pickup truck in the Santa Clara area that is associated with several package thefts. Because of the increase in property crime during the holiday season and the proximity to...Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWSContact: 541.682.5155December 13, 2014
Power Outage - Use Caution at Intersections
There are multiple utility sub stations down with no current estimated time for resolution. Please treat all affected intersections as four-way ...Read more
At 7:26 this morning, officers responding to a call for service encountered a vehicle that was stolen and occupied. One of the suspects in the vehicle eluded police on foot and they are now looking for him.
The suspect is described as a white male i...Read more
Police Locate “Wanted” Driver in Coburg Road AreaCase 14-21355
This morning at 10:14, an EPD Downtown Bike Team officer attempted to stop a vehicle occupied by a male driver and two passengers. The vehicle fled, but the officer was able to identify t...Read more
Robbery at Little Caesars1050 Green Acres RoadIncident No. 14-280070
At 12:45 p.m. today, Little Caesars, 1050 Green Acres Road, was robbed at gunpoint of cash and a pizza. Police are responding.
The suspect is described as a clean shaven, whi...Read more
On December 9, 2014, Brian Jeffrey Boe, age 28, was arrested and lodged at the Lane County Jail on charges of Sodomy in the First Degree.
A Eugene Police detective began an investigation of Boe after a photo was found depicting him sodomizing a toddle...Read more
Due to the continued high crash-rate near the Ferry Street Bridge, the Traffic Enforcement Unit will focus on violations on Coburg Road between MLK Jr. Blvd. and W. 8th Avenue. In addition to the standard traffic violations, TEU officers will focus specif...Read more
SUMMARY: The Eugene Police Department and the ALICE Training Institute have teamed up to bring ALICE Instructor Training to Eugene at the Emergency Services Training Center on 1705 W. 2nd Ave. on March 2, and March 3. This two day instructor course is des...Read more
The Eugene Police Crime Prevention Unit wants students to protect their property over the holiday break and raise awareness of property crime issues and the avenues to report suspicious behavior.
Statistically, the Eugene Police Department is aware t...Read more
At 8:30 this morning, 9-1-1 received a call regarding an armed robbery at B&B Distributors, 710 W. 6th Avenue. The suspect used a gun to rob the establishment of DVDs. Police are responded and witnesses provided good descriptions of the suspect.
UPDATE: The initial reports received by police were alarming and the response considered high-risk due to the presence of a baby and possible weapons. Police resources were sent to the area, including Crisis Negotiation Team and SWAT. The team's efforts ...Read more
This morning around 8:40 a.m., the Subway restaurant on 490 W. 6th Avenue was robbed of cash. It was reported that the suspect approached an employee, displayed a gun, and demanded money from the register. The suspect was described as 6-feet-tall, wearing...Read more
At approximately 8:12 a.m. this morning, police received reports of an armed man with a gun, holding a baby, and chasing a woman in the area of Tyler and 7th Avenue.
The Crisis Negotiation team and SWAT were called out, and are attempting to make cont...Read more
Eugene Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at Big Town Hero, 2866 Crescent Avenue in Eugene at 4:39 p.m. Sunday. The suspect was described as a white male approximately 25-35 years, 5’8” – 6”, & 190-210 pounds. He was last seen wearing ...Read more
Information is limited at this time and the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident please call 541-682-5111.
In an effort to ensure the safety of the community from impaired drivers, EPD will put saturation patrols on the roads and search-out those driving under the influence. Officers will make every effort to actively seek any vehicle that is reported as a pos...Read more
With the ease of the internet, purchases can be made in the convenience of your own home, on your own time, with the rewards showing up on your doorstep. It’s the latter that the Eugene Police would like citizens to be conscious of the associated risks. P...Read more
Friday morning around 4 a.m., an officer responded to a report from a 17-year-old female victim, whom the suspect would not let out of the vehicle while driving on Hwy 99. The suspect, Kayli Ann Devoogd, age 22, of Coquille, eventually cras...Read more
Woman Robbed Near 4100 Block of Aerial WayCase 14-20215
A 43-year-old female on her way to work exited the bus near the Winco on Barger at 10:30 p.m. November 20. While cutting through the parking lot at the Oregon Medical Clinic at 4135 Aerial Way,...Read more
Last night at approximately 9:56 p.m., the 76 gas station on 925 W. 6th Avenue was robbed of cash. It was reported that the suspect approached an employee, displayed a gun, and demanded money from the register. The suspect was described as 6-feet-tall, me...Read more
At 5:58 p.m. today, police responded to a sexual assault near the parking lot at 463 Coburg Road.
A female in her 20s reported walking to her parked car when the attack occurred. The suspect, who was armed with a knife, took the victim to nearby bu...Read more
That’s what everyone thinks. But, there are so many scams out there that if you are in the right situation, you might get taken off guard. For instance if you had a recent problem with your credit card or bank account, you might be more vulnerable to a sc...Scams
A same of those commendations
The Eugene Police Department received 30 commendations from citizens in October, 2014. Below is a sample of those commendations.
• Officers were commended by the Bethel School District Superintende...Commendations
Interesting fact: Collision investigators often use the term ‘crash’ instead of ‘accident’ because they rarely are ‘accidents’ without any apparent cause. Eugene Police is releasing public service announcements about how to reduce crashes by eliminating ...Read more
Another warning to the public: Eugene Police have received half a dozen reports of scams in the past week alone. That doesn’t account for the people who don’t report they have been victimized. Eugene Police are continuing to hear of scams in which the per...Read more
A school official at Prairie Mountain School contacted a school resource officer yesterday at approximately 10:31 a.m. to report a possible abduction that occurred Wednesday. A 9-year-old student at the school informed the official that while riding his b...Read more
At approximately 5:20 p.m. yesterday, police responded to an apartment at the 1200 block of Jacobs Drive for a deceased subject. The victim, Elaine Kay Wooden, 61, of Eugene, was discovered at the residence, and the medical examiner later determined that ...Read more
Three Juveniles Arrested for North Eugene High School ArsonCase Number 14-19302
At 1:07 p.m. today, a fire was discovered in a North Eugene High School boys bathroom, near the cafeteria. The area around the fire was evacuated as Eugene-Springfield F...Read more
Illustrating the need for the walk zone was a crash that occurred today at 2 p.m.
At 2 p.m., an 8-year-old boy was holding the door open for his mother to the Willamette Store, 1077 Willamette, after purchasing a soda. A bicyclist, Tyler Samuel Rhode...Read more
At approximately 10:19 p.m. last night, police officers responded to a reported assault and fire at a campsite near the West Bank bike path in the Copping Street area. Responding officers found a 57-year-old male who had been assaulted and the campsite o...Read more
Some new disk-type signage “Walk Your Wheels” are being installed in sidewalks in the downtown area. The new signage clarifies where people skateboarding and people biking must walk and not ride on the sidewalk in a designated area downtown. Some new dis...Read more
Last night at approximately 9:37 p.m., officers responded to the 4300 block of Goodpasture Loop regarding a dispute between roommates. The female victim and partner share an apartment with the suspect, Cameron Edward Brooks, age 33. The victim reported to...Read more
Oregon Community Credit Union RobberyIncident Number 14-252315
Oregon Community Credit Union at 488 E. 11th Avenue was robbed at approximately 10:12 a.m. today, November 4, 2014, by a white male in his mid-twenties, 5’10” tall, with short dark hair, ...Read more
Cougar Spotted in Hendrick’s Park Area on Fairmount Boulevard, South of Summit Avenue
At around 1 a.m. on Sunday, November 2, Eugene Police officers responding to an unrelated call for service spotted a cougar standing in the street on Fairmount Bl...Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASENovember 1, 2014Contact: After-hours Media Line
Fatal Crash at W. 7th and Charnelton
Saturday, November 1, at 7:45 a.m., Eugene Police investigated a fatal, single-vehicle crash that occurred on W. 7th between Charnelto...Read more
UPDATE: Update: Since the first report, police have received two additional reports from the same general area of Kinsrow, around the same time: 3:30 a.m. In one report, the female awoke to see the suspect standing in her bedroom. She challenged him and...Read more
October 31The night was busy. Several alcohol-related calls for service to include disputes, assaults, MIP(s), and alcohol overdoses. There were also a handful of warrant arrests and traffic citations. The West University streets were filled with what ...Read more
In the past two weeks, police officers have served two search warrants at the 1500 block of Sylvan Street. The search warrants are related to a string of burglaries in the area near the UO campus and a burglary in Corvallis. Evidence recovered suggests th...Read more
Over the past few weeks, the Crime Prevention Unit has received information about several burglaries, specifically in the Santa Clara and River Road area, where entry was made through open or unlocked garage doors.
Burglaries that occur from unforced ...Read more
Eugene Police will be taking action on alcohol-generated problems and behavioral crimes in the West and South University Areas as well as the rest of the City during this Halloween weekend.
To prevent and res...Read more
Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit followed up on a rape reported by a victim to an agency from another state and yesterday at 3:46 p.m. arrested Marvin Paul Harley, age 48, of Oregon City, for Sex Abuse in the First Degree, Sodomy in the Second Degree, Ra...Read more
Arrest in drive-by shootingCase No. 14-17703
Eugene Police detectives and Springfield Police arrested a 19 year-old Springfield man in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting targeting two pedestrians last week. Victor Hugo Martinez, age ...Read more
Non-emergency Line Equipment Delay – Directions for Public Calls
Central Lane 9-1-1’s NON-emergency line (541-682-5111) has an equipment issue with a delay in access to the phone tree. When people call that line, 541-682-5111, they will get silence fo...Read more
NEWS RELEASE FROM LANE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT
Lane County and Eugene Crisis Negotiations Team Takes Honors
Last week members of Eugene Police and Lane County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Negotiations Teams (CNT) attended t...Read more
Umpqua Bank RobberyCase No. 1417867
The Umpqua Bank at 1175 Valley River Drive was robbed at approximately 1:48 p.m. today, at which time the suspect demanded cash. The suspect is a white male in his 30s, 6-feet tall, with a medium build, short crew-...Read more
Yesterday at approximately 1:34 p.m., an officer located James Edward Walters, who is a suspect in a series of Identity Theft and Unlawful Entry of Motor Vehicle cases where stolen credit cards were used at local stores. Walters was located with his vehic...Read more
Eugene Police Cold Case Squad is also working on the case, below. If anyone has tips in this case locally, please call 541.682.5111.
From: Clark Co. Sheriff's Office
Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 7:32 AM
Subject: Authorities in Vancouver,...Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASEOctober 13, 2014For further information, contact:Melinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124John Hankemeier, Public Information Coordinator, at 541 .682.5197
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Bank Robbery – Umpqua BankCase Number #14-17451
Police responded to a robbery at Umpqua Bank, 59 E. 11th Avenue, at around 10:15 this morning. The suspect threatened the use of a firearm and fled with cash. Police conducted a search with negative res...Read more
Anthony Wayne Meredith, age 22, of Park City, Utah, will be arraigned today at the Lane County Jail on charges of Rape in the First Degree, Rape in the Second Degree, Sodomy in the First Degree, and Sodomy in the Second Degree.
On December 31, a 12-ye...Read more
Between May and August of 2014, a person purchased a painting from a Eugene second-hand store. It had been stolen in a burglary during that time-frame from a residence in West Eugene. The case’s detective is seeking the public’s help to locate the paintin...Read more
SUMMARY: Thursday night’s UO Football game brings excitement to the area, but also heavy traffic at a time of day when people many people are already on the road. Here are a few tips from EPD to help people who are traveling in the area in the hours befo...Read more
Yesterday at approximately 4:05 p.m., an officer was in the area of Royal Avenue and Hughes Street when police received information from an observant citizen that a person matching the ‘purse theft suspect,’ Kaylynn Colleen Whitney, age, 27, of Eugene, wa...Read more
Tuesday at approximately 4:05 p.m., an officer was in the area of Royal Avenue and Hughes Street when police received information from an observant citizen that a person matching the ‘purse theft suspect,’ Kaylynn Colleen Whitney, age, 27,...Read more
The subject in the photo is a person of interest related to a number of thefts initiated in the Winco Grocery parking lot. The female approaches her victims and tells them she is locked out of her vehicle. She then asks for a ride to the area of Malabon E...Read more
Results from the weekend patrols:
Friday, September 26There were 29 total contacts. Of those there were 20 were Arrested/Cited in Lieu of Custody or issued a Uniform Traffic Citation. Nine others were contacted/warned or other.
The most com...Read more
Eugene Police are continuing to hear of scams in which the perpetrators are impersonating officers, IRS agents, and financial institutions. In the most recent case, the suspect is telling the victim that they need to send money for bail, or a similar cau...Read more
This weekend, in an effort to ensure a safe back-to-school weekend for college students, EPD will partner with SPD to search-out DUII drivers. The officers will make every effort to actively seek any vehicle that is reported as a possible DUII, regardless...Read more
In recent weeks, the Downtown Team has focused enforcement on the Park Blocks due to public complaints and criminal activity. Last Thursday, at approximately 7:14 a.m., officers observed two suspects in that area in violation of park rules, Bradley Lyndo...Read more
Eugene Police Department, Lane County Sheriff’s Office, and Springfield Police team up for first Lane County Regional Crisis Intervention Training
Law enforcement officer crisis intervention team training is expanding county-wide. September 23 – 26th, ...Read more
In the last few weeks since the start of school, the Traffic Enforcement Unit has contacted numerous drivers for failing to stop, and remain stopped, while the red safety lights are flashing on school buses. Upon talking to the drivers who have failed to ...Read more
In an effort to curtail child sexual victimization and underage sex trafficking, Eugene Police have been conducting a summer-long operation. This summer, beginning in July, the Eugene Police Street Crimes Team and Special Investigations Unit teamed up for...Read more
Warren Chester Tucker was found this afternoon by Oregon State Police near Burns. Troopers received information that Tucker was headed in that direction, and when the highway was closed due to cattle crossing, the troopers recognized the vehicle and subje...Read more
On September 17, 2014, around 9 a.m. Warren Chester Tucker, also known as, “Spud,” age 87, left the residence where he is living, in a 2006 Ford Focus, Lisence #168CGG. Tucker was reported missing by his daughter, who said that he suffers from a medical c...Read more
Traffic Blocked on EB Beltline at NW ExpresswayCase No. 14-15770
At 7:50 this morning, Eugene Police were dispatched to a multiple-vehicle crash, blocking eastbound Beltline near Northwest Expressway.
According to witnesses, a silver 1992 Dodge...Read more
The Eugene Police Department received a tip that Jahson Marryshow, age 31 was now residing in Eugene. EPD quickly learned Marryshow was wanted out of Ulster County, New York, and was listed as their most wanted fugitive. Marryshow was wanted in connection...Read more
Eugene Police responded to the area of Martin Luther King Blvd. and Scout Access Road at approximately 8:12 p.m. regarding a female who had just been sexually assaulted. Upon arrival officers discovered the female victim had been beaten and raped by an un...Read more
Case No. 14-15512Today, and EPD School Resource Team officer was called regarding a 12-old-female student, who reported a male subject standing outside his van with the passenger side sliding door open attempted to get her to go in his van yesterday at ...Read more
Today as part of a friendly competition, the Eugene Police Department and Eugene Springfield Fire Department competed in the annual Boots and Badges blood drive. The competition is to see which department can donate the most blood to support the Lane Bloo...Read more
Eugene Police are continuing to hear of scams in which the perpetrators are impersonating officers, IRS agents, and financial institutions. It is easy to get taken in, even if you are usually suspicious of scams. These scams try to alarm you or scare you...Read more
Shortly after 12:40 p.m. a grass fire was reported on the north side of the railroad tracks off the Hwy 99 overpass, near Roosevelt Blvd. All lanes and the nearby railroad tracks were temporarily closed while emergency crews responded. All lanes and railr...Read more
Traffic AdvisoryHwy. 99 overpass, near Roosevelt Blvd. Shut Down Both Directions - Grassfire
The Hwy. 99 overpass, near Roosevelt Boulevard, in Eugene, is shut down in both directions while emergency response occurs for a grassfire in the area. Trave...Read more
Recently, residents in the area around Maurie Jacobs Park called Eugene Police to report concerns about suspected criminal activity near the river. Police met with them and the residents provided their observations that the quality of the park was deterio...Read more
As part of a state grant, the Eugene Police Department, with the help of Lane County Sheriff’s Office Weighmasters and Oregon Department of Transportation, will be conducting truck inspections throughout the day on Monday, September 8, in the Coburg Road ...Read more
An ounce of prevention works! Last week reminders were put out to UO football fans and to Spencer Butte visitors (news, social media, fliers, posters, information kiosks, public service announcements, and patrols by EPD volunteers) to prevent vehicle brea...Read more
Focus on traffic safety as kids return to school
With children returning to schools, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit would like to remind motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and skateboarders to use extra caution, especially near schools. ...Read more
Early this morning, homemade explosives, made with empty beverage containers, were detonated by unknown people, causing an explosion loud enough to wake several people in the RiverPointe neighborhood. The device design has been seen recently in the same n...Read more
We have been getting at least three calls every day from owners of vehicles who have had their cars broken into and items stolen. This trend started about 2-3 weeks ago in the Spencer’s Butte parking lot and most of the thefts have happened in the hours n...Read more
Eugene Police News ReleaseAugust 26, 2014For further information, contact: Ofc. Robert Rosales 541.682.5111Melinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124John Hankemeier, Public Information Coordinator, 541.682.5197
For 2013, the most stolen vehicles* in the nation, according to the NICB report, were (total thefts in parentheses):
1. Honda Accord (53,995)2. Honda Civic (45,001)3. Chevrolet Pickup (Full Size) (27,809)4. Ford Pickup (Full Size) (26,494)5. T...Read more
Monday, August 25, and running through Sunday, September 7, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will once again participate in a statewide traffic safety campaign, “Click-it or Ticket Blitz.” The traffic safety campaign is a state-wide selective tr...Read more
Our Violent Crimes Unit has been investigating the death of 23-year-old Dean Eric Sweeden, who died after being involved in a physical altercation. He was found on Wednesday, August 20 at around 7:35 a.m. and 9-1-1 was called. Our officers were dispatch...Read more
UPDATE: the name of person arrested for Interfering is Kelly Ann Cooper, age 57, of Eugene.
Officers directed Cooper several times to stay inside her apartment, for her safety and for that of officers. She continued to come out of her apartment to smo...Read more
Suspect Safely Taken into Custody on Felony ChargesCase 14-14104
A suspect in a dispute barricaded himself inside his apartment after police responded to call for service in the 1300 block of Charnelton at approximately 6:04 this evening. Kevin Scott...Read more
Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit detectives are continuing to investigate an adult male’s death after he was found injured, possibly from an assault, around 7:35 a.m. today. He was found in the W. 6th Alley and Lincoln area. The man has been identified a...Read more
August 31Randall Clark Fetterman, age 54, was arrested on August 31 at 3:45 p.m. after he was reported to be lighting items on fire and throwing them into a recycling can in the 1400 block of Patterson. When confronted by two people nearby, he fled. A p...Read more
FOX HOLLOW ROAD FIRE UPDATEFire crews have declared the structure fire at 32491 Fox Hollow Rd to be under control. It is anticipated that two to three fire companies will remain on scene until this evening for further overhaul and initial fire-cause inv...Read more
CENTRAL LANE 9-1-1 NEWS RELEASECONTACT: Melinda McLaughlin, 541.968.0497
House Fire Near Spencer's Butte
Fire and law enforcement resources from Eugene and Lane County Sheriff's Office are responding to a house fire in the 32000 block of Fox Hollo...Read more
Case No. 14-12764
Investigators have been continuing the investigation into Charles Lewis Irwin's death and have been able to determine it was caused by injuries consistent with being run over by a vehicle. The incident occurred around 11:00 p.m., Wed...Read more
Quick Capture: Harry Ritchie’s Robbery Suspect Incident No. 14-174619
Harry Ritchie’s Jewelers, 260 Valley River Center, was robbed at gunpoint of cash at about 11:19 a.m. today. EPD Patrol officers, Valley River Center Security and store employees ...Read more
Thursday evening, media called about police activity near Royal Avenue. Kenneth William Hinton, 41, had warrants and a restraining order. He had violated his restraining order and burglarized the victim’s home and police were called to contact ...Read more
On Sunday, July 27, the annual Eugene Marathon will begin its 26.2 mile route at E. 15th Avenue & Agate Street in Eugene at 6:00 a.m.
The marathon race course has three distinct sections: the Eugene street section, the Springfie...Read more
Around 2:38 a.m. this morning, the 5th Street Public Market was burglarized. The suspect entered the northwest door of the market, stole keys from the janitor’s room, and used the keys to enter the main courtyard and the café area. While in the café, the ...Read more
Burglary – unlawfully entering a building to commit a crime – continues to be a big problem here in Eugene, with break-ins occurring on a daily basis citywide. We continue to see a large proportion of burglaries involving open or unlocked doors or windows...Read more
Subway RobberyCase No. 14-12229
The Subway sandwich shop at 1720 W. 18th Avenue was robbed at gunpoint at approximately 9:42 a.m. today. The suspect is a white male in his 30s or 40s with a blonde ponytail, and last seen wearing a black baseball hat...Read more
EUGENE-SPRINGFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT UPDATE Eugene-Springfield Fire Department reports the fire is not under control, but it is contained. There is no current concern of the fire spreading further. The evacuation order has been lifted with the exception o...Read more
The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department is responding to a large fire at Springfield Forest Products, 1651 South F Street (near S 18th and Booth Kelly Road). Responders are asking people to stay out of the area. The fire started at about 4:41 p.m. No other...Read more
The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department is responding to a large fire at Springfield Forest Products, 1651 South F Street (near S 18th and Booth Kelly Road). Several surrounding streets are closed and responders are asking people to stay out of the area.. ...Read more
Officers with the Eugene Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit will be focusing on drivers that follow to closely to other drivers on Beltline and I-105. Police officers stop drivers for violations every day, but certain violations continue to be a...Read more
Over 120 pre-kindergarteners are participating in the Safety Town child safety program that kicks off MONDAY. Children will learn over 20 safety topics throughout the two-week long camp. Monday will begin with an “opening ceremony,” where Chief Kern...Read more
The Flame of Hope torch, carried by local law enforcement officers as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run, will pass through Lane County on Wednesday, July 9, with law enforcement personnel carrying the Special Olympics Torch through Oregon to raise awa...Read more
Eugene Police join with community partners to offer child safety seat check-ups
WHAT: Child safety seat check-up event
WHEN: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Eugene Fire Station 2, 1705 W 2nd Ave
WHO: Certified child ...Read more
Eugene Springfield Fire and Eugene Police and the Metro Explosive Disposal Unit have been taking steps to reduce the volume of unlawful displays, including through public service announcements, education and enforcement. This year, more emphasis was place...Read more
To combat the often deadly problem of impaired driving, the Eugene Police Department along with Springfield Police Department and Oregon State Police, were out in force this past weekend cracking down on impaired drivers, and today reported the results of...Read more
The 41st annual Butte to Butte 10K road race will be held on Friday, July 4. Eugene Police advise area residents and visitors to plan their morning travel to avoid the race’s route.
On Friday, July 4, the Butte to Butte race will begin at 8:00 a.m. a...Read more
To combat the deadly problem of impaired driving, the Eugene Police Department, along with Oregon State Police and Springfield Police Department will be out in force on July 4, conducting a DUII enforcement.
Every day of the year, police officers seek ...Read more
To combat the deadly problem of impaired driving, the Eugene Police Department, along with Oregon State Police and Springfield Police Department will be out in force on July 4, cracking down on impaired drivers.
This latest enforcement strategy is one ...Read more
June 24, 2014, the Eugene City Council approved two City Code changes to address the pervasive use of fireworks, which each year raises many concerns for the safety and wellbeing of animals, senior citizens, military veterans, refugees, and community memb...Read more
Travelers are asked to use alternate route or avoid the area of 11th Avenue and Seneca Road due to the replacing of a traffic signal pole. The approximate time expected to complete the replacement is 1 p.m.
WHEN: Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Valley River Center, Main Parking lot at Valley River Drive & Valley River Way
WHO: Certified child passenger safety technicians will help i...Read more
Officers with the Eugene Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit will be focusing on areas that statistics have shown to have high crash-rates. Multiple officers will enforce all traffic laws with attention primarily focused on the following violatio...Read more
An officer responded to the 1100 block of Ferry Street at approximately 10:15 p.m. regarding a trespasser, and contacted the suspect Jason Allen Charles, age 48. Charles immediately displayed hostility by encircling the officer with his fists ra...Read more
An 18-year-old female has reported to police that a man attempted to abduct her yesterday, June 5, around 12:15 p.m. near 18th and Bertelsen.
As she was walking to her vehicle, a man tried to grab her. She was able to break free, run to her vehicle, an...Read more
A few minutes before 2 a.m. Saturday, officer’s contacted Anthony Bharwada Chavez, age 37, on the corner of Broadway and Olive Street, regarding an open container of beer. Chavez conveyed his disapproval of the law and refused to comply with off...Read more
May 30 Citations
9 Open Container - CLC5 Prohibited Noise Warnings12 Loud Party/Noise Warnings3 Minor In Possession - CLC3 Possession/Consumption Unlicensed Premise - CLC3 Interfering With Police - Arrests1 Trespass2 Unruly Gathering2 F...Read more
SUMMARY: Space is still AVAILABLE for this active summer camp for youth from ages 8 to 13. (Camp is June 23-27).
Don’t let today’s weather fool you! Summer is just around the corner!
Eugene Police Activities League (PAL) Camp, in partnership with...Read more
Police are seeing an increase in out of control behavior, fueled by alcohol and in at least one incident, by a powerful illicit drug LSD. At approximately 4:52 p.m. Saturday, officers were dispatched to the 2200 Block of Agate for a report of an overdosin...Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASEMay 24, 2014Contact: after hours media line 541.682.5155
Auto v. Pedestrian Fatal at River Road/Federal Way (Irving)Case Number 14-8722
At approximately noon today, an 80-year-old Eugene male pedestrian was heade...Read more
Vigilant citizens have been calling Eugene Police recently with reports of suspicious door-to-door solicitors. Reports of aggressive soliciting have come from areas near Riverview St., Coburg Rd./Pioneer Pike, Delta Hwy/Ayres Road, and Honeywood St. While...Read more
Beginning Monday, May 19, and running through Sunday, June 1, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will be participating in a statewide traffic safety campaign, “Click-it or Ticket Blitz.” The traffic safety campaign is a state-wide selective traffi...Read more
Spring is here. More people are out cycling, and that means bike thefts are likely to surge. There were 1010 bicycles reported stolen in 2013, 848 bicycles reported stolen in 2012 and 846 reported stolen in 2011. A total of 65 bikes were recovered last y...Read more
Tuesday morning, officers responded to the area in the 1800 Block of Brewer Avenue, between Gilham Rd. and Norkenzie Rd., for a report of slashed tires. Several cars in the area had been targeted and tires slashed.
If you have any information about ...Read more
Eugene Police will partner with Oregon State Police and the Springfield Police Department in anticipation of any alcohol-related calls for service Friday thru Monday.
DUII saturation patrols will search out intoxicated drivers and give police the abi...Read more
Around 7:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Walmart parking lot at 4550 West 11th Avenue for a dispute between a truck driver from Froggy’s Towing company and Timothy Arthur Manning, age 54. Manning took exception to his vehicle being to...Read more
At 2:52 p.m. today, Shane Michael Emory, age 38, of Eugene, was arrested for Encouraging Child Sex Abuse 2. Eugene police investigators received information and a search warrant from Albany Police Department regarding Emory’s involvement in Child Pornogra...Read more
Travelers are asked to avoid the area of Alder Street and E. 11th Avenue, which is currently blocked by emergency vehicles and vehicles involved in crash. EPD is responding to a two-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in the area. EPD and Fire responded ...Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS UPDATEApril 27, 2014
The suspect in the shooting, Daniel Garges, 38, of Eugene, has been arrested in the Salem area by Marion County Sheriff's Office. MCSO was assisted by Salem Police Department, Oregon State Police, Woodburn Poli...Read more
19-year-old Arrested for Use of Child in a Display of Sexually Explicit ConductCase No. 14-4495
On April 18, Elliot Thomas Cumer, age 19, of Eugene, was arrested for Use of a Child in a Display of Sexually Explicit Conduct. A Eugene Police investig...Read more
SUMMARY: Space is still AVAILABLE for this active summer camp for youth from ages eight to 13. (Camp is June 23-27).
Eugene Police Activities League (PAL) Camp, in partnership ...Read more
Criminals are continually crafting new scams geared toward separating you from your savings, or reprising old scams. Financial and internet crimes are some of the fastest growing crime trends.
Eugene Police Financial Crimes Unit has seen a flurry of ...Read more
Over the past few weeks, there have been three separate incidents reported in West Eugene where bicyclists and pedestrians have been the target of reckless endangering by an unknown suspect who has shot at victims with four inch darts.
In each inciden...Read more
At around 12:18 p.m. today Columbia Bank at 874 Seneca Road, was robbed of cash using a note. The suspect is a white male, in his early 30s, 5’7” tall, average build, facial stubble, and last seen wearing a black sweatshirt with neon green writing on the ...Read more
The name of the deceased male is Tyler Wayne Alexander (date of birth 10/16/1986), of Springfield.
Previous Information Released:A 27-year-old male was found deceased at the house. He did not live at the involved ad...Read more
This morning at 6:21, Central Lane 9-1-1 received a call advising of a ‘mountain lion’ near the entrance to Maurie Jacobs Park, 150 Fir Lane. The caller reported seeing a mountain lion and its cub near the play area of the preschool. Eugene Police respond...Read more
Eugene Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of Captain Sam Kamkar from the FBI National Academy. He was among 221 law enforcement officers who recently graduated from the FBI National Academy program at Quantico, Virginia. The 256th ses...Read more
At around 4:22 p.m. today US Bank at Albertson’s, 4740 Royal, was robbed of cash using a note. The suspect is a white male, in his early 50s, 5’5” tall, thin build, with scrubby facial hair, and last seen wearing a blue beanie cap with tassels or lower po...Read more
Police responded to two arson cases, one today and one yesterday. The two cases appear unrelated.
Case 1: At 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, Eugene Police responded with Eugene Springfield Fire to Kennedy Middle School, 2200 Bailey Hill Road after rep...Read more
Last night, April 8, at 11:15, a bus driver called in a reckless driver on Beltline from Roosevelt. The vehicle, a 1988 Chevy Monte Carlo with specialty plates, crashed in the area of Beltline and Roosevelt and continued on Beltline until exiting northbo...Read more
At around 2:18 p.m. today the Bi-Mart pharmacy at 1680 W. 18th Avenue was robbed of pharmaceuticals using a note. The suspect is a white male, in his 30s, 5’6” tall, medium build, with bright red dyed hair, and he was last seen wearing a black beanie, bl...Read more
At approximately 2 a.m. this morning officers responded to the 600 block of Raber Road after neighbors called 9-1-1 and detained the suspect, Tyler Joseph Kowalchuk, age 20, without struggle.
The 50-year-old female victim reported being home alone whe...Read more
Avoid Broadway/Hilyard Area – City Working to Clear Illegal TrespassersTravelers are asked to avoid the Broadway/Hilyard area for the next several hours as the City helps a group of people who have been trespassing since September 2013 to vacate the p...Read more
This afternoon, a group of people staged a sit-in at the City Manager’s Office and refused to leave. At 5 p.m., they were advised the office was closed and they indicated their intention to stay. At 5:45 p.m., the group was informed that they would be sub...Read more
The Eugene Police Department has teamed with A Family for Every Child, and is asking the community for donations to help support the first annual “Hero for a Day,” event, for boys in Foster care. Items needed for donation are; hero costumes, masks, caps, ...Read more
The Eugene Police Crime Prevention Unit is receiving information about a new internet scam where the online entity claims to be a company with the name “IT Solutions.” The company contacts the victim and then offers to clean the victim’s computer files in...Read more
At approximately 6:37 p.m. last night, Eugene Police responded to a report of a robbery at the U.S. Bank inside Albertsons at 1675 W. 18th Avenue, which involved the suspect using a note to rob the bank.
The suspect is a white male, mid 20s, 5’8”, and...Read more
The Eugene Police Department is conducting a criminal investigation into the death of Russell Lee Penn, born July 24, 1952. The address of the investigation is 957 Archie Street, where he lived. Police were withholding the name until his family ...Read more
The following PDF is a report of the latest crime trends in Eugene Oregon.
Multi-agency saturation patrols aimed at preventing and stopping drunk drivers took place last weekend and into St. Patrick’s Day the following Monday.
The staffing increase gave police the ability to respond effectively to DUII drivers in all areas o...Read more
75 Violation of Designated Speed11 Cell Phone Violations24 Driving Uninsured11 Illegally Tinted Windows1 Pedestrian Violation2 Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device5 Registration Violations1 Unlawful Lane Change3 Driving While Su...Read more
Approximately 12:21 p.m. Friday, officers arrested Jason Aaron Wofford for Disorderly Conduct – Interfering, and Possession LT of 1 Ounce of Marijuana. Wofford was reported to be armed with a lethal cutting instrument and to have menaced two p...Read more
Update: Armored Truck Attempted Robbery – ShootingCase No. 14-4709
The 28-year-old suspect, Anthony Sam White, from Salem, was arraigned today at the hospital on a charge of Robbery in the Third Degree.
At 3:31 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, a 28-yea...Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Armored Truck Attempted Robbery - ShootingCase No. 14-4709
At 3:45 p.m. today, there was an attempt to rob an armored truck at Albertson's, 55 Division. One of the armored truck employees fired rounds at the suspect, ...Read more
Yesterday, March 20, the Eugene Police Department Major Collision Investigations Unit arrested Benjamin Michael Stanton, age 25, for Felony Hit and Run, and DUII in a vehicle/pedestrian hit and run case case. Stanton was lodged at the Lane County Jail on...Read more
Police Investigate Homicide of George Bundy Wasson
Subsequent Carjacking of Two Victims at Kinsrow
Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit detectives and Arson investigators are continuing to investigate two related incidents that occurred March 19, 2...Read more
Early this morning around 1 a.m. in the Kinsrow area, a victim was robbed at gun-point and their vehicle was stolen. Police ask for help locating the vehicle, which is a 2006 BMW, black, four-door, 330i, with the California license plate 6NFD197. The susp...Read more
At 12:36 a.m. this morning, Eugene/Springfield Fire responded to a fire at a home on 2014 Elk Avenue. In the process of putting out the fire, a person at the home was found deceased.
Police are continuing to investigate.
At approximately 1:40 p.m. Eugene Police responded to a report of a robbery at the Fred Meyer Pharmacy located at 60 Division Avenue. Employees reported a male with face bandages, an arm sling and glasses, handed a note to the person at the pharmacy. The...Read more
Case No. 14-4124
The abduction and rape of a 29-year-old female on Tuesday, March 11, at S. Garden Way near the round-about was reported to police yesterday at 6:12 p.m. The suspect is reported to have forced the victim into his vehicle and transporte...Read more
Multi-agency saturation patrols aimed at preventing and stopping drunk drivers will be in effect throughout the weekend and into St. Patrick’s Day, Monday.
After a successful Super Bowl multi-agency event, that included several arrests, and zero fatal...Read more
If you are leaving town for the break or if you are going to be away from your property for an extended period of time, her...Read more
This morning at approximately 8:00 a.m., a 33-year-old man exposed himself to a teacher in the front of a classroom at Willamette High School.
The suspect, Christopher Lynn Vanorden, entered the classroom with the students. When the teacher recognized...Read more
This morning at 8:04, Police received report of sexual misconduct by a 23-year-old man with a 17-year-old minor female. Patrol followed up on the report and developed probable cause for arresting the suspect, Steven Mejia, age 23, of Eugene.
Because M...Read more
The following PDF is a report of the latest crime trends in Eugene, Oregon.
At 8:44 Saturday night, 32-year-old Rodolfo Zambrano of Eugene and a 47-year-old Eugene man were in an argument inside the Horsehead Bar, 99 W. Broadway. Both were asked to leave. According to witnesses, once outside the dispute continued.
According t...Read more
At around 10 p.m. yesterday, Matthew Curtis Bossard, age 32, and Leticia K. Kagele, age 36, were refused service at Whirled Pies, 1123 Monroe, because they were intoxicated. After they left, employees locked the door to the business. Bossard and Kagele re...Read more
What: Eugene Police child safety program for children entering kindergarten in the fall When: Weekdays July 14 – July 25, either, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m., or 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Where: Eugene Christian School, 2895 Chad Dr. (Across from Costco), Eugene 97408...Read more
Case No. 14-03530
Yesterday, shortly after noon, two Valley River Center mall businesses called to report a man who had passed a counterfeit bill at each of their establishments.
According to the businesses, Ryan Alexander Mitchell, age 27 of Vida,...Read more
Police are looking for a robbery suspect who left US Bank, 55 W. 29th, with cash at approximately 9:46 a.m. today. The suspect, a white male in his 40s, 5’11” tall, thin build, with a thick light colored fake mustache, was last seen wearing a black cap,...Read more
Hit and Run Vehicle vs. Pedestrian CrashCase No. 14-03418 On 02-28-2014, at approximately 7:46 p.m. Eugene Police officers along with the Eugene Fire Department responded to a vehicle vs pedestrian crash near the intersection of Garfield Street and W...Read more
Police are looking for a suspect in a robbery at Columbia Bank on Seneca Road that occurred at approximately 3:00 p.m. today. The suspect, a white male in his late 50s, 5’11” tall, 180 lbs, medium length grey hair tucked behind ears, was last seen wearing...Read more
Here is the citation count for yesterday's enforcement focus at Valley River Drive and Valley River Way:
Operating motor vehicle using mobile communication device- 45Seatbelt- 9Driving uninsured-14Illegal U turn-1Disobey traffic control device ...Read more
The following PDF is a report of the latest crimes trends in Eugene, Oregon.
Eugene Police recently received a call from a man and his twin in another state who have received two calls from someone claiming to be from the Eugene Police Department advising that they have warrants for both their arrest and that they need to return t...Read more
Police are looking for a suspect in a robbery at US Bank, 99 E. 17th that occurred at approximately 11:33 a.m. today. The suspect, a white male in his late 20s, 5’9” tall, medium build, light blonde hair, was last seen wearing a dark zip-up jacket. He lef...Read more
At 1:55 a.m., as patrons were leaving the bar after a concert, officers were dispatched to the dispute. The initial information indicated security guards at the location were involved in a physical dispute with multiple subjects, and that at least one su...Read more
Foster care can be difficult, and The Family for Every Child is doing a "princess party" in March, for girls in Foster care. They need donated dresses, tiaras, boas, fairy wings, wands, shoes, and jewelry to help make these girls day special. ...Read more
Police responded to a four-vehicle crash on Franklin, near Walnut, around 6:45 p.m. today, after a driver went westbound in the eastbound lanes. Yuan Jiao, age 22, who was driving a BMW sport utility vehicle, was cited for Reckless Driving and Driving Whi...Read more
Local area thieves are taking advantage of unlocked vehicles with items left inside. They call this “car hopping” and “free boxing”. Thieves check areas such as parking lots, parking garages, and locations where they know the owner will be away for a defi...Read more
February 14, 2014
The activity for the night was busy. At one point we had officers tied up on two separate MVA DUII Crashes. The theme of the night appeared to be disputes, disorderly subjects, suicidal subjects, and a domestic dispute.
Eugene Police have arrested Timothy Schley, age 29, of Eugene, in connection with sexual abuse of a Willamette High School student. Officials from Bethel School District have helped with the investigation.
On February 7, EPD School Resource Team was c...Read more
At 10:13 a.m., a white male entered Oregon Stove Works at 3170 West 11th Ave, and demanded money from the person attending the register, using a threatening weapon and robbed the store of cash. The subject left on foot and is described as a white male, 5’...Read more
Beginning February 10, and running through Sunday, February 23, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will be participating in a statewide traffic safety campaign called “3-Flags”. The 3-Flags Traffic Safety Campaign is a state-wide selective traffic...Read more
At 1:53 p.m. on Sunday, February 9, a white male entered the Rite Aid at 1560 Coburg Road, and made contact with the pharmacist. He robbed the store of prescription medicine using a note and threatening a weapon. The subject left on foot, then in a vehic...Read more
Winter weather is back in Eugene, and just like people, animals get cold too. When the temperature drops, it is important to consider the needs of your pet, and to keep them safe and in a warm location.
The American Veterinary Medical Association offe...Read more
Shortly before 5 p.m. today the U.S. Bank, located at W. 7th and Chambers (1717 W. 7th) was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash after the suspect displayed a note, then left on foot.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s, approximate...Read more
Advisory: Please only call 9-1-1 if you have an immediate emergency or immediate life/health/safety hazard Power lines and trees are down across the county and Central Lane 9-1-1 is being flooded with calls. In order to keep the lines free for imme...More info and video link on next page
Multiple agencies that include; EPD, SPD, Coburg PD and OSP, will partner for DUII saturation patrols this weekend with grant-dollar funding. OSP will also utilize grant-overtime to focus on speeding motorists on the areas arterial highways. People should...Read more
January 30A short time before midnight, Wednesday, an officer responded to an apartment at the 2000 block of Goodpasture Loop regarding a vehicle theft. Jesse David De Lay, age 35, was located walking in the area, and the officer developed information t...Read more
The Cities of Eugene and Springfield have converted to a new public safety records management and dispatching system for Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services on schedule and without any service disruption.
SunGard is the new public safety syste...Read more
December 31Today at 4:24 a.m., officers responded to 2100 block of N. Danebo regarding a possible menacing. Upon arrival, Officers contacted Bill Joe Newman, age 73, standing in the middle of the street. Newman was holding a flashlight in his left hand ...Read more
Eugene Police responded to a report of an armed subject at 1328 Oak Patch Rd. The subject was reported to have threatened at least one other tenant at the apartment complex with a pistol. Officers made contact with the subject who was later identified a...Read more
Recientemente en Eugene se han cometido varias estafas que implican llamadas telefónicas como la siguiente: una persona dice representar a una compañía de servicios públicos (agua, electricidad, gas), para después exigir un pago de dinero que supuestament...Read more
A recent scam in the Eugene area involves a caller who claims to represent a utility company and demands a payment of cash by the victim to avoid having their utilities immediately cut-off.
There are other variations of the call where payment is demand...Read more
Senior Animal Welfare Officer Ted Carlson will be out this morning delivering Christmas treats to dogs whose owners are sure to be on the “nice list” this year through their responsible pet ownership.
Officer Carlson and his Santa hat will be in the a...Read more
On Monday, December 10, at about 1:30 p.m., a 44-year-old white Eugene man was walking downtown near the LTD Bus Station at 10th and Willamette, when a 30-year-old male coming toward him from the opposite direction suddenly punched him several times in th...Read more
The top two things you should do:1. Slow down2. Leave plenty of driving distance, don't accelerate quickly and don't brake abruptly
•Drive defensively and cautiously – your eyes should be looking ahead and down the road so you can see conditions ...Read more
Although Ferry Street Bridge and I-105 at 6th have been re-opened, there is a slew of more crashes being reported to 9-1-1. 7th and I-105 is now shut down as a tractor trailer jackknifed. Crews on are on the way to re-gravel that roadway.
9-1-1 notes...Read more
There is a jack-knifed truck hauling a 30-foot camp trailer blocking 28th and Chambers/Almaden where thawed ice has refrozen, becoming slick. Please avoid that area. Public Works is responding.
Eugene Police would like to remind travelers that it may ...Read more
With the ease of the internet, purchases can be made in the convenience of your own home, on your own time, with the rewards showing up on your doorstep. It’s the latter that the Eugene Police would like citizens be conscious of the associated risks. Pac...Read more
There have beeen plenty of crashes reported today. If you don’t need to travel, to stay home. If you do have to go out, please use extreme caution and try to choose flat travel routes, avoiding hills and on ramps.
There are some areas that should be a...Read more
November 28Night November 27Foggy and quiet. Patrick Andrew Logan was casing cars near 15th & Willamette. When an officer spotted him he ran away. The officer tracked him to the 1400 block of Olive and arrested him on his Theft 3 warrant, and fo...Read more
Each day our watch commanders have a briefing of a few noteworthy calls. While some of these calls make the news, more often than not they don’t. However, they give some indications about the types of calls our officers are going to. This is a compilation...Read more
Multi-agency saturation patrols aimed at preventing and stopping drunk drivers will continue during and after the final UO home game of the football season Friday.
In an effort to ensure football fans’ and other community members’ safety from impaired...Read more
Mr. Carlson has been located. He was found in a locked closet at the Southtowne facility. He is alive and healthy.
Thanks are due to the public and Lane County Sheriff’s Office Search and rescue. There were many people who searched.
The Communicat...Read more
Eugene Police are seeking the public’s help to find an endangered elderly man who has been missing since about noon today.
Walter Carlson, 83, walked away from his residence at Southtowne Living Center, 360 W. 28th, this afternoon and hasn’t been loca...Read more
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASENovember 24, 2013Contact: After hours/weekend Media Lline 541.682.5155
Home Invasion Robbery Suspects CapturedIncident 13-18737
At around 11:20 last night, two armed home invasion robbers threatened a male victim at...Read more
Update: Officer-Involved Shooting
At 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, Officer Aaron Johns, age 40 and a 15-year veteran of the Eugene Police Department, stopped a red Honda mini-bike at the Fire Station driveway on Bailey Hill Road. During the init...Read more
Interagency Deadly use of Force Investigation:https://vimeo.com/27072292https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G1ApUEXcbo
Myths and Misconceptions - Law Enforcement Use of Deadly Force
Lane County regional law enforcement agencies are supporting the...Read more
At 2:45 p.m. today, what began as a traffic stop evolved to an incident with a Eugene Police officer calling for emergency cover and a modified school lockdown for Churchill High School and a lockdown at Kennedy Middle School. Shortly afterwards, there wa...Read more
Case No. 13-20944
At around 10:10 last night, a caller reported seeing a suspicious male and female in a car parked in front of the Ivy Market in a black Ford Explorer. The male was armed with a handgun and made a gesture with his other hand like he w...Read more
PROBLEM: Local college students are victims of property crimes, usually at a much higher rate than the common citizen. Frequent crimes in this demographic include; non-forced entry at off-campus rentals, car break-ins, laptop thefts and bicycle thefts. In...Read more
The following link is a PDF document that contains information on laptop theft and the things you can do to reduce your vulnerability.
The Eugene Police Department provides an online police reporting option for the public. Online reporting allows citizens to conveniently file crime reports on frequently occurring types of property crime that are committed in Eugene. This removes the dela...Read more
In response to the on-going problem of auto theft in Lane County, Eugene Police are hoping to help provide drivers with this effective deterrent tool to protect their vehicles from theft. While statistics have not been compiled, Eugene Police detectives r...Read more
The following PDF is a report of the latest crime trends in Eugene, Oregon.
Today, at 2:53 p.m., a 1995 Silver Chevy Blazer, driven by Floyd Edward Hargiss, age 74, of Eugene, was travelling northbound on Willamette toward Broadway. Hargiss reported he was going to hit his brakes, but hit the gas instead. He then swerved to miss ...Read more
Police were called at 10:48 p.m. yesterday to the 700 block of Stephens Drive after reports of a stabbing. An investigation showed that three individuals, Travis Gregory Brumwell, age 20; Jeffery Leon Guinn, age 19; and Sharif Mohamed Gharaib, age 20, had...Read more
Four Suspects Taken into CustodyCase No. 13-19018
Around 10:50 a.m. today, Eugene Police served a search warrant at the residence in the 900 block of Chambers. SWAT and Metro Explosives Disposal Unit and EMS were also present due to information rece...Read more
Today at 1:30 p.m., U.S. Bank, located at 99 East 17th Avenue, was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect has been described as a white male, in his 40s, 5’7” tall, with a medium build, salt and pepper beard, and last seen wearing a plaid gr...Read more
On September 17, 2013, Quiznos Restaurant, located at 4355 Commerce Street, was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect threatened the use of a weapon.
The suspect has been described as a white male, in between 25-35, 5’9” tall, wearing a ...Read more
Chase Bank RobberyIncident No. 13-99024
At 10:16 a.m. today, Chase Bank, 1100 Willamette Street, was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash after the suspect displayed a note.
The suspect has been described as a dark-skinned male, in his 50s, 5’...Read more
Arrest made in UO and local business theft casesDetective Seeking Any Additional Business Victims
A suspect has been arrested for a series of thefts at the UO and local businesses in which computers or large appliances were stolen. David Tetukevich...Read more
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a train on September 26 at 1:39 p.m. at 1st and Van Buren. According to witnesses, Shannon Gale Bergstrom, age 31, no known address, walked onto the tracks and the crash appeared intentional. The involved train was a wes...Read more
Party Safe, Party Responsibly - To prevent and respond proactively to potential alcohol and behavior problems, Eugene Police will be proactively working in the West and South University area as well as downtown, as college students begin to return for fal...Read more
With the return of students to college campuses, this is an opportunity to provide helpful tips to a population often seen as “target-rich” by property thieves. As part of the Property Crimes Reduction Strategies; the Crime Prevention Unit in partnership...Read more
Eugene Police and FBI are investigating a robbery that occurred at 4:39 p.m., Monday, September 9, 2013, at Pacific Continental Bank on 2021 River Road. The suspect is a white male, medium build, approximately 5’ 8” tall, with brown hair, a beard, and bel...Read more
With children returning to schools, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit would like to remind motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and skateboarders to use extra caution, especially near schools. After a long summer vacation, neighborhoods around sc...Read more
SUMMARY: This weekend Eugene will be busy with community events; know the traffic implications and plan your route accordingly.
Saturday August 24, Eugene will once again be bursting with flair and character as the Eugene Celebration Parade will march ...Read more
Starting August 1, when a motorist is stopped by a Eugene Police officer for some violations regarding equipment, vehicle registration, and drivers’ licenses, they may be eligible for a new City of Eugene Vehicle Compliance program, often referred to as a...Read more
For a look at the vehicles, scroll down and clink on the link at the bottom of this story!
SUMMARY: As a result of Ford no longer manufacturing the Crown Victoria sedan, EPD has spent two years testing patrol vehicles currently on the market. We will...Video Link...
The report was taped along with the visuals and is available for viewing now at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahe7R2Mj328
Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns has provided an annual report on the department and local crime. Topics included crime statistics...Video Link
Extensive phone outages are affecting residents from 38222 McKenzie Highway down to the Thurston Area. The lines are expected to be down until 4 p.m. Central Lane 9-1-1 was advised by Century Link that phone lines were out, affecting the ability of reside...Read more
Case No. 13-13595
Last night, July 24, at approximately 10:09, Police were called to the scene of a crash involving a 32-year-old pedestrian, Nicholas Asher Tendick, and 1998 red Ford Ranger pick-up driven by Dallin Jeffrey Stewart, age 19, of Vernal, ...Read more
On June 9, 2013, a local woman was stopped on River Road in Eugene between 3:15 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. The stop was made by an unknown color sedan that had overhead emergency lights. The individual who made the stop was wearing a blue uniform and was not disp...Composite Sketch
Police Seek Help in Public Indecency CaseCase No. 13-10912
On Saturday, July 6, a Eugene Police Officer arrested a 23-year-old white male, Anthony Richard Long, age 23 of Eugene on charges of Private Indecency and six counts of Public Indecency. Th...Read more
SUMMARY: TODAY will be “Day 3” of Safety Town and more than 140 pre–Kindergarten campers from two sessions will be practicing their traffic and pedestrian skills on the Safety “TOWN.” Also, this camp would not have been possible without generous donatio...Read more
South of Royal Avenue on the bicycle path along Beltline Highway, a young man was found yesterday morning by police officers lying unconscious in a ditch on the west side of the path. The officers immediately attempted to awake the juvenile and observed h...Read more
At 18th and Hilyard around noon today, a bicycle ridden by a 20-year-old female collided with a white or silver sedan. A middle-aged white male with glasses was driving. According to the investigating officer, the bicyclist didn’t have any brakes on the b...Read more
Eugene Police are investigating the death of James Earl Jacobsen, Jr., age 33, of Eugene.
At this point in the investigation, the Medical Examiner will be conducting tests to determine the cause of Jacobsen Jr.'s death.
Last night around 7:05 p....Read more
Don’t Be Delayed – Know the Closures!
SUMMARY: Eugene Police advise of street closures associated with the Annual Butte to Butte race.
The annual Butte to Butte 10K road race will be held on Thursday, July 4. Eugene Police advise area residents and...Read more
A power outage of unknown origin impacted radio lines and 9-1-1 in the Central Lane Service Area (majority of Lane County). Staff has been able to restore radio and 9-1-1 service.
Residents needing fire or ems service were asked to go directly to the c...Read more
Every corner is a crosswalk. And, pedestrians and motorists have a shared responsibility for safety. Regardless of who is legally in the right, a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian can take place in an instant but have consequences that last a ...Read more
Update June 22, 2013
The deceased man's name is William James McKnight, 4/1/72.
The other involved party was detained and questioned, then released. The investigation is continuing and no criminal charges have been filed at this time. Police are...Read more
A homeowner arrived home in the 1500 block of Jefferson at around 12:22 p.m. today to interrupt a burglary in progress. He confronted the suspect, who ran.
The homeowner kept ‘eyes on’ the suspect for a time and updated police, who responded, and bega...Read more
The Police Commission is hosting key Lane County leaders for a State of Public Safety Forum on Thursday, June 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m, at the Eugene Public Library. Panelists will discuss the state of public safety, issues of importance, and thei...Read more
From Monday, May 20, through Sunday June 2, Eugene Police issued 503 total citations as part of the Click it or Ticket Seatbelt enforcement.
The lack of seatbelts were not the only infractions noticed. In addition to 44 citations for not adults not we...Read more
Don’t let today’s weather fool you! Summer is just around the corner! Eugene Police Activities League (PAL) Camp, in partnership with Pacific Source, Selco, Oregon Credit Union, and UO--------------------
Eugene Police and its partners are offering...Read more
It’s estimated that of Eugene’s approximately 40,000 dogs, only 40 percent are licensed. With the help of local celebrities, the City of Eugene Animal Services Program is launching a campaign aimed at increasing the number of licensed dogs. Local celebrit...Read more
Police worked with the woman complainant and are releasing a basic sketch. If there are any relevant tips, please contact 541.682.5166.
On May, 7, around 10:30, a woman who lives in the River Road area reported she was in her kitchen when she heard...Read more ï¿½
(61 & 62)The following are summaries of the two exclusion cases in the month of May.On the morning of May 7, a subject was observed wearing a hockey mask, walking in the traffic lane and flailing his arms in the area of 10th and Willamette. A sho...Read more
Fatal Pedestrian/Vehicle Crash – 4820 Goodpasture LoopCase No. 13-9193
A pedestrian has died after a pedestrian/vehicle crash that occurred at the Chevron Parking lot, 4820 Goodpasture Island Road. The low-speed crash occurred around 4:37 p.m. May 21...Read more
More people are out cycling, and based upon the current increasing numbers of thefts, EPD would like bicyclists to be aware of tips to protect their property.
There were 848 bicycles reported stolen in 2012 and 846 reported stolen in 2011. That’s abou...Read more
There were 1,038 child passengers under age four injured in Oregon traffic crashes last year. A third of these children were improperly restrained or unrestrained. Last year in Oregon, 61 people died in crashes and were not wearing their safety belts.
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 w...Read more
EPD Crime Analysis Unit reports that over the first three months of 2013 there has been a 33 percent increase in Weapons Offenses, with an 89 percent increase in weapons possessed illegally and a 19 percent increase in weapons being carried concealed.
Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice. There is a contingent from Eugene and Lane Coun...Read more
What: Eugene Police accident and safety program for children entering kindergarten When: Weekdays July 15 – July 26, either, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m., or 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Where: Eugene Christian School, 2895 Chad Dr. (Across from Costco), Eugene 97408
LATEST(60) On April 10, around 11:30 a.m., a bike officer was patrolling in the area of the West Park block when he noticed a group of subjects sitting on the benches and standing under the covered area. While riding up he noticed an adult male tak...Read more
Last night at 5:37 p.m., Police were called to Village Avenue Apartments after a woman reported glass breaking at her residence. It was reported that 28-year-old Matthew Scott Devinney of Eugene, had thrown material through a window into a room and it was...Read more
Eugene Police responded to calls about a man shooting off rounds into the air at the Walmart parking lot, 1040 Greenacres. Walmart employees reported Abdon had discharged his handgun numerous times at the streetlights behind Walmart, and the employees qui...Read more
Last night, April 8, at around 11 p.m., Eugene Police responded to loud noise complaints from more than one citizen referencing 17tt and 18th/Mill St. Arriving officers found several loud parties in the area, but at 17th and Mill there was one residence,...Read more
NEWS RELEASE April 3, 2013Animal Services Contact:Paula Hunt, Acting Public Information Coordinator, at 541.682.5197, orMelinda McLaughlin, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124Media: Animal Services Manager Kelly Darnell will be available ...Read more
At about 12:33 p.m., Sunday, March 31, an alert off-duty EPD officer spotted a vehicle he recalled as being reported stolen. He called it in to dispatch, and several EPD officers saturated the area. By the time the vehicle stopped, it was in Springfield a...Read more
Eugene Police are seeking a suspect in connection with a stolen vehicle that was involved in a single-vehicle hit and run crash on Royal Avenue at Oak Hill Cemetery Road on Sunday, March 31, between 4 a.m. and 4:15 a.m. The vehicle was found crashed into ...Read more
Public Alert: Law Enforcement ImpersonatorCase No. 13-05754
On March 27, 2013 at 4:41 p.m., Eugene Police were dispatched to investigate a subject impersonating a police officer in the 700 block of Tyler Street. The subject had knocked on a resident...Read more
Scammers recently called at least one local hotel and asked to be transferred to the phone lines of various rooms. When a guest would answer, the scammer would tell the guest that they were the front desk clerk and they were having trouble with the guest’...Read more
Police are seeking witness information about a crash involving a vehicle and a bicyclist that occurred at W. 5th Avenue and Chambers Street shortly after 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27.
According to preliminary information, the bicyclist, Michael Wa...Read more
Eugene Police Department is rebuilding its Property Control Unit (PCU) following findings from an audit it commissioned to look into problems flagged by a new PCU supervisor
Case No. 13-5170
At 11:24 this morning a 1997 Mitsubishi Montero going southbound on river road crossed into the northbound lanes, went up over a curb and hit the northwest corner of an apartment building at 1649 River Road.
The driver, Joseph Arth...Read more
At 2:18 this afternoon, the Key Bank at 1380 Coburg Road was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash after the suspect displayed a note.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20-30s, with a thin build, short hair and possible chin stubble. H...Read more
Case No. 13-04862At 12:24 p.m. today (March 13, 2013), police responded to an armed subject call in the 2000 block of S. Bertelsen Road. When they arrived, they observed the suspect sitting in a chair and he appeared to be loading a rifle and had poin...Read more
On March 6, around 3:00 p.m. Eugene Police bike officers observed subjects selling marijuana near the east emergency exit of the LTD Downtown Service Center at 1080 Willamette Street. When they contacted the suspects, officers were able to establish proba...Read more
On March 6, around 6:00 p.m. our bike officers saw two people sell marijuana on the corner of Broadway and Olive Street. When they contacted the suspects, officers were able to establish probable cause to arrest both for Delivery of Marijuana within 1,000...Read more
On March 6, around 12:30 p.m. Eugene Police bike officers observed subjects selling marijuana in the breezeway connecting Willamette and South Park Streets. One of the suspects is a known downtown drug dealer, who the team has been watching for several mo...Read more
March 6, 2013At about 1 a.m. on Saturday March 2, a Downtown Bicycle Officer rode into the alley at Willamette and Broadway, where he found a subject smoking marijuana from a glass pipe. During contact with the subject the officer searched his bag and ...Read more
Eugene Police Department has a new, free course specially designed to help women interested in law enforcement careers with EPD.
Eugene Police Women in Blue is one of the department’s strategic goals to recruit, retain and develop a highly capable and...Read more
Beginning Monday, February 11, and running through Sunday, February 24, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit will be participating in a statewide traffic safety campaign called “3-Flags.” The 3-Flags Traffic Safety Campaign is a state-wide selective...Read more
Eugene Police are seeking Dustin Wayne Renfroe, age 28, who is wanted for Assault in the First Degree-Failure to Comply, after he did not appear for court today.
Renfroe was arrested for Assault in the First Degree on January 19, 2013. The charges stem...Read more
A 14-year-old boy with special needs who left Monroe Middle School early today was located at Gateway Mall around 5:30 p.m. He is safe and EPD is thankful for the public's help.
Police responded to a vehicle/bicycle crash around 7 a.m. at Fox Hollow Road and Sprague Street. The crash occurred when a 1992 Lexus 300 driven by Stanley L. Fleming, age 61, of Eugene, was southbound on Fox Hollow Road and initiated a left turn onto Sp...Read more
Downtown Public Safety Zone case summaries are sent to Mayor and Council, and there have been requests by public members for making it available through the Internet. As there are exclusion activities, these are posted online and sent to media. LATEST...Read more
Eugene Police will be cheering on the Ducks in tonight's Fiesta Bowl along with the rest of Eugene, but want to make sure the celebrations are safe and enjoyable for all.
Eugene Police Detectives are reminding the public to keep a keen eye on their 20 dollar bills as they are the most commonly counterfeited bill.
A Eugene Police K-9 unit recovers a weapon thrown by suspects after the theft of the firearm was discovered.
Eugene Police received twice the average number of reports of thefts from vehicles. Officers urge citizens to remember a locked vehicle is not a safe storage location.
Slick driving conditions are being reported in the South Eugene area. Police are including driving tips for adverse weather conditions.
Parents, teachers, and all interested community members are invited to a free symposium on January 12 to learn about gangs in our area, sort myth from fact, address stereotypes, learn what prevention techniques work in other communities, and create a plan...Read more
Eugene Police have completed their investigation into a November 29 fatal traffic crash and have issued the driver a citation.
After several months of investigation two are arrested in connection with burglaries of local post office locations.
With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, remember to obey all traffic laws while you are out and about - whether you are walking, riding a bike or driving a car.
Due to traffic violations observed and reported by citizens and noticed by office...Read more
Police responded to 3rd and Washington at 1:43 p.m. to investigate a fatal train/pedestrian crash. Multiple witnesses say the train was traveling through when they saw a man intentionally place his head on the train tracks. The man has been identified as...Read more
Police are releasing a composite sketch in this case. The description is of a white male, age 17 or 18, and 5’6” to 5’10” tall, of slim build with muscles, and some acne on chin, nose, and forehead.
If anyone has information in the case, please call 5...For Sketch go to link
Eugene Police send staff out in the West University area to discuss crime prevention with neighbors.
Last chance to catch one of this series of Crime Prevention Presentations tomorrow and Thursday.
FULL STORY: Police Respond to Attempted Abduction
Around 1 p.m. today, Police were called to Yujin Gakuen Japanese Immersion Elementary School, 250 Silver Lane, after a 9-year-old female student attempting to use a water fountain on the south side of...Read more
Officers are reaching out to the public to identify the appropriate owner for a late 1960s diary that was located last month.
Churchill area is host to the next Crime Prevention Presentation, but all are welcome to attend! There are only a few presentations left find one that works for you.
Eugene Police Criem Prevention Staff will once again be out in force throughout areas populated by students reminding them to take care to protect their property while away on winter break.
Toys for Tots collection event to be held this Sunday, Nov. 20, at Shopko on Chad Drive in Eugene.
Tips to ensure that your carefully selected purchases end up in the hands of the intended recipient and not in the hands of thieves.
After receiving multiple tips Eugene Police have arrested the woman who assaulted a bus driver last month.
Eugene Police and the FBI are hoping you can help in identifying the suspect pictured in surveillance photos from this morning's bank robbery
TOMORROW! Eugene Police Crime Prevention Unit will be speaking to the Active Bethel Citizens neighborhood association.
An observant citizen called in a suspicious subject and responding police confirm he was involved in a bank robbery earlier in the day.
After a three and a half month investigation Eugene Police Detectives arrest Jackson Harpol, 31, for a home invasion robbery and sexual assault from July of this year.
After an alert security guard reported suspects inside the Peace Village Charter School police respond and arrest the three involved.
Eugene Police arrested Crummett without incident, with the assistance of the University of Oregon Police Department on the UO Campus, where he is employed. Although he is an employee of the University of Oregon, the crimes alleged did not involve the univ...Read more
A bronze medallion was stolen from the Fern Ridge Bike Path. Do you have information on its location?
Eugene Police have received an influx of reports of exceptionally aggressive door-to-door sales teams and are looking into any connection to crime trends.
LATEST(51) NEWS RELEASEOctober 30, 2012For further information, contact:Jenna McCulley, Public Information Coordinator, at 541.682.5197, orMelinda McLaughlin, APR, Public Information Director, at 541.682.5124
Exclusion Request – Case Summary...Read more
The school year is in full swing, but do you know who your resources are? Meet the school resource team and learn who you contact with questions.
The 25-year-old victim reported to police that she was outside of the bar, when she was approached by a man who offered her a cigarette. The victim reported that she followed the man around the corner, where he assaulted and raped her.
The suspect was...Read more
On the heels of the success of a prevention presentation to Bethel neighbors, the Crime Prevention will be holding forums throughout the City of Eugene.
The fleet of bikes, along with other equipment and the trailer they were in, were stolen over the weekend from Prairie Mountain School in the Bethel School District. The “Bike Friday” bikes, valued at $32,000, are owned by the Eugene School District 4J an...Read more
Police took Jacob Morton Berk into custody after a bystander intervened and detained him following an assault.
Criminal Mischief was reported by the owner of Wrap City from over the weekend and police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspect.
Eugene Police are hoping the public can assist in identifying two suspects who assaulted and robbed a paper carrier in the early morning of Friday, October 12.
Can you help identify the suspect in these photos who assaulted a LTD on October 4th?
Eugene Police are hoping the public can help locate a stolen bicycle intended to be the primary transportation for a new food cart company.
Exclusion Request – Case SummaryNote: Downtown Public Safety Zone case summaries are sent to Mayor and Council, and there have been requests by public members for making it available through the Internet. As there are exclusion activities, these are pos...PDF version
Eugene Police wrap up target outreach with a Crime Prevention Presentation to community members Tonight, October 3 at 7 p.m. at Fairfield Elementary School.
In response to an identified increase in property crime, the prevention unit jumps into action.
LATEST(49) On the afternoon of September 20, Officers received a citizen complaint of a subject selling hashish in the Broadway Plaza by holding up a sign that read “HASH” on it to certain passersbys. Officers watched as the suspect, upon flashing the s...Read more
Eugene Police have released the name of the Eugene man killed by a train yesterday evening near 8th Avenue and Hilyard.
On the heels of last year's spike in car break-ins during football games, EPD's Crime Prevention team has ramped up education efforts and it's working.
Members of the Eugene Police Crime Prevention Unit are hitting the streets once again to welcome students back to the area and provide Crime Prevention tips.
To prevent and respond proactively to potential alcohol and behavior problems related to partying, Eugene Police will be proactively working in the West and South University area this coming weekend. As in the past, EPD will be working with its partner ag...PDF
LATEST(47) 8/23/2012 In the afternoon of August 23, a downtown bike officer was patrolling in the area of 300 W 8th Ave. The officer observed two men between parked vehicles in a parking lot posted with “No Trespassing” signs. One of the men had an o...PDF version
Downtown Public Safety Zone Exclusion Case Summaries 2012(1) 08/25/2011 Officer observed hostile verbal dispute between two subjects, upon attempted contact subject ran then stopped turned around and raised both arms facing off so the officer pepper spr...Read more
The suspect appears to be a white male adult, thin build, with collar length hair, beard/mustache, and wearing a baseball cap and light colored zip up sweater, and carrying a dark colored backpack.
Police are seeking tips in this case and if anyone h...Read more
SEPTEMBER 1, 2012On The evening of September 1, a Downtown officer was patrolling in the area of 10th & Willamette when he observed a man on a bicycle run a red light. The subject consented to a search and the officer found that he was in possession...Read more
Police believe the father has or is trying leave the state and in addition to the child, may be travelling with an adult female. He is Angelo Muniz, age 47, from Lebanon, Oregon. He is described as an Hispanic male, 5’7”, 195 pounds, black hair, brown eye...Read more
The Eugene Police Department wants to remind citizens that though they can’t control the outcome of the football game, they can play a role in protecting their property while they cheer on their team. Any event that draws a crowd entices thieves to test t...Read more
At about 1:30 a.m. on August 16, police responded to a complaint of a disorderly subject in the area of Broadway & Olive. Officers contacted the 39-year-old man, who yelled obscenities as he drank from a bottle. He became increasingly aggressive with...Read more
On August 4 at about 2 a.m. a bouncer working in a bar at Broadway and Olive saw a subject that he recognized enter the establishment. The subject, who has a history of committing crimes such as Disorderly Conduct, Trespassing, and Consuming Alcohol on Un...Read more
EPD's records service counter (Police Records Unit) at City Hall will be closed on Saturday, August 11, 2012, at 3 p.m. and will reopen to the public at the new police headquarters at 300 Country Club on Sunday, August 12, 2012, at 7 a.m. During this peri...Read more
On July 19, a downtown officer saw a subject he recognized and who he was aware had violated a restraining order during a recent incident. Two officers contacted the subject and verified that he had violated the order and needed to be arrested. During the...Read more
Captain Durr comes to EPD from his former position as major with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office where he commanded the Homeland Security Bureau, Emergency Operations, Aviation, Emergency Field Force, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, K-9, Marine Enforc...Read more
On July 18, an adult man mingling with a number of teenagers in the Park Blocks was contacted when he violated one of the posted park rules. The 26-year-old man had a warrant forhis arrest. It was also determined that he was in the park in violation of...Read more
In a few of the cases, the victim’s came home while the suspect was inside. In one case, a female victim was menaced after she encountered the suspect exiting the home. Antone Forrest Deedward Owens, age 21, of Eugene, was charged with three counts of Bur...Read more
Michael Allen Eastman, 1/2/85, no residential address, was arrested and lodged at the Lane County Jail on charges of Rape I, Kidnap 1. Eastman was spotted at 11:45 last night by Eugene Police in the area of Sorrel Ponds in some blackberry bushes, and was ...Read more
The male attacker, approached a 18-year-old female who had been sleeping in the field and forcibly beat and sexually assaulted her.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s, 5’8” to 6’ tall, 175 pounds, with short brown and possibly buzz cut...Read more
Downtown Public Safety Zone case summaries are posted online and sent to media. This is a case summary for activity on July 10, 2012.
The information is unverified, but credible and due to the seriousness of the information, Eugene Police Department is advising residents and visitors in the area to observe personal safety precautions as well as to report any relevant information by cal...Read more
On July 7, a Eugene Police officer was driving by the Park Blocks when he heard what sounded like an argument and a subject being slapped. As a security officer waved the officer over, the Eugene police officer saw a man and woman in an altercation. Acco...Read more
Around 9:00 p.m. on June 29, a police sergeant was bicycling through the park blocks when he noticed a subject smoking marijuana. The suspect, when contacted by the sergeant provided a name that officers later learned was false. The subject was arrested f...Read more
July 4 is a day of celebration, and sometimes the celebration can start early and end late. For pets this can be a frightening, and potentially dangerous, time. Fireworks, loud noises and large gatherings of family and friends can all serve as catalysts f...Read more