prostitution arrests benton county

Four Lane County Men Caught in Prostitution Operation

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Benton County Sheriff’s Office conducted a two-day prostitution operation on December 29, 2021, which led to the arrest of eight men at a Corvallis hotel, after soliciting a fictitious woman online to pay for sex.   Once the men initially agreed to pay a fee to engage in sexual conduct or […]

painter and Nelson

Burglar Taken into Custody after Attempting to Flee Police

Eugene, Ore. – Deputies responded to the Elmira area this morning in an attempt to locate the suspects in a burglary that occurred a few miles to the north. The suspects are believed to have stolen numerous items including power tools, a welder, and a chop saw before driving away in a flatbed pickup.   […]


New Year’s Fireworks Safety and Restrictions

New Year’s Fireworks Safety and Restrictions Temporary South Hills Fireworks Ban   During the New Year’s holiday weekend, Eugene Police Patrol and Metro Explosives disposal unit will be available to respond to fireworks calls for service, especially where illegal fireworks are observed. Even if there are not ultimately sufficient units to respond to calls, reporting illegal fireworks will help the […]

attempted murder feature picture


Albany, Ore. – On Saturday, December 25, 2021, at 5:25am Albany Police Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 2500 block of 8TH Avenue, Albany, Oregon. The operator fled on foot and fired one gunshot at pursuing officers.   Neither officer was hit by the gunfire. One officer sustained minor injuries from flying debris. Officers […]

Gage Moor 22 months in prison

UPDATE/SENTENCING – 2020 Shooting of Man on Hwy. 99 North

Eugene, Ore. – Gage Ezell Duncan-Moor pleaded guilty this morning, Dec. 28, 2021, on charges of Assault In The First Degree with a Firearm, and Robbery in the First Degree, for EPD Case # 20-11702, and charges of Manslaughter in the Second Degree and Assault in the Fourth Degree for SPD Case # 20-05570.   […]

Jesse Yoakum

Domestic Violence Suspect Appears in Court for Change of Plea

Eugene, Ore. – Jesse D. Yoakum appeared in court today for a change of plea hearing. Yoakum was accused of strangling a female and attempting to hit her with a bat. The victim armed herself with a handgun and shot the Yoakum one time, striking him in the shoulder.   Yoakum is currently in the […]

stabbing news graphic

Man Arrested after Stabbing Incident

Eugene, Ore. – On December 25, at 1:29 a.m., Eugene Police Patrol officers responded to Jackson’s Market, 330 West 7th Avenue for a report of a stabbing.     A female employee had been on shift and standing outside, when an unknown male came running up to the store from West 7th Avenue. The man […]

sexton sex abuse arrest eugene oregon

Eugene Police Make Sex Abuse Arrest

Eugene, Ore. – On December 27, Eugene Police contacted Tam-Lin Brigand Sexton, age 33, regarding a sex abuse case. Jail records show that on December 27, at 10:00 am, Sexton was lodged at Lane County Jail on two charges of Sex Abuse in the Second Degree.     This investigation is ongoing. Sexton is presumed […]

Lane County Mugshots

K9 Team Successfully Tracks Vehicle Break-In Suspect in Snow

Eugene, Ore. – At 11:34 p.m. on December 26, Eugene Police Patrol officers were dispatched to the 3300 block of Talon Street regarding a fight. While they were on the way, officers were informed by dispatch that this was related to a vehicle break-in.   A resident had spotted a man later identified as Cody […]