school threats
16Dec

RECENT SCHOOL THREATS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Lane County, OR – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is aware of recent threats that have been circulating nationwide on social media.  The threats, although not specific or directed to our area, have been towards schools and are primarily being distributed on the social media platform TikTok.   All threats are taken very seriously.  The […]

Chelsea Hanson riot arrest
16Dec

Eugene Police Make Another Riot Arrest

Eugene, OR – Eugene Police detectives are continuing to work the May 29/30, 2020 riot case and make arrests. On December 15, Eugene Police contacted Chelsea Reina Hanson, age 25, regarding her involvement in the May 29, 2020 riot. Hanson was lodged at Lane County Jail on a charge of Riot, and Criminal Trespass in […]

River road burglary
16Dec

RIVER ROAD BURGLARY

Junction City, OR – Deputies are seeking the public’s help in identifying the male and female pictured. They are suspects in a burglary that occurred late last month in the 92000blk of River Rd. near Junction City. The suspects stole numerous items, but not before taking a moment to participate in some glamour shots for […]

street crimes drug bust
16Dec

Street Crimes Unit Arrests Drug Dealer in Park

Eugene, OR – On December 15, Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit assisted EPD Park Resource officers with a person suspected of dealing drugs at Washington Jefferson Park. There were concerns that if a person established an illegal narcotics trade inside the park, it could create an avenue for people with substance use issues to be […]

yamhill lincoln county crash
16Dec

OREGON STATE POLICE SEEKS WITNESSES TO PURSUIT AND CRASH ON HWY 18

Yamhill County, OR – On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, Oregon State Police Troopers responded to assist Grand Ronde Tribal Police with a vehicle pursuit of a black Honda Civic eastbound on Hwy 18. The suspect was involved in a Theft and Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle in Lincoln City.   As Grand Ronde Police […]

fatal crash
16Dec

FATAL CRASH ON HWY 126W Walton

Walton, OR – On Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at approximately 7:40 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on Hwy 126W at milepost 29.   Preliminary investigation revealed a westbound Dodge Caravan, operated by Alfred Santos (62) of Eugene, collided head-on with an eastbound Toyota Camry, operated by […]

duii drinking driving
16Dec

Wrong-Way Driver Arrested for DUII-Felony

Eugene, OR – On December 14 at 3:19 a.m., a man was driving his vehicle east on W. 6th (wrong-way), and a Eugene Police sergeant was going west on W. 6th. The sergeant activated his overhead emergency lights to alert the vehicle’s driver it was going the wrong way, and to pull over.   The […]

drive soblor
16Dec

Sheriff Advises: Only Cranberries Should Be Sauced – Drive Sober

Eugene, OR – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office and Lane County transportation planners remind everyone to drive sober and slow down this holiday season.   “We typically see an increase in impaired driving during the holidays,” said Lane County Sheriff’s Sergeant Tim Ware. “People are busy celebrating and maybe not tracking their alcohol or cannabis […]

street crimes drug bust
16Dec

Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit Makes Drug Arrest

Eugene, OR – Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit developed information Aaron Graeme Weinberg, age 37, was selling heroin and suspected fentanyl pills at a motel in the 1400 block of W. 6th Avenue. On December 8, surveillance was set up and short-stay traffic was observed coming to and from the location.   The next day, […]

assault news feature picture
16Dec

Woman Assaulted at Random – Suspect in Custody

Eugene, OR – At 1:50 p.m. on December 14, a 72-year-old Eugene woman had been reported assaulted at random by a 30-year-old Eugene woman she did not know in the 1200 block of Oak Patch Road, in a grassy area north of the slough on the west side of the street.   The suspect, later […]