Man Arrested After Two Separate Business Break-Ins

Eugene, Ore. – On February 28 at approximately 4:07 a.m., Eugene Police officers were called to Dari Mart, 111 North Monroe Street, for a reported burglary. Arriving officers spotted a man inside the store and the front glass door broken.   The Eugene man, age 54, appeared disoriented and was eating an item. Two officers […]

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Fatal Crash HWY 126W Walton

Walton, Ore. – On February 27, 2022, at approximately 05:49 PM, Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a two-vehicle head on collision on Hwy 126W near milepost 28.   Preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound silver Hyundai Santa Fe, operated by Sadie Ann Cervantes (24) of Florence, left its lane of […]

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Springfield Police Department – Weekly Wrap-Up

Springfield, Ore. – Curious about SPD’s activities? Here’s another snapshot of a week at SPD.   Springfield staff responded to 462 calls for service. These calls for service resulted in 25 custodies, and SPD collaborated with their CAHOOTS team to provide non-enforcement services for 51 people.   SPD is still collecting essential items for the […]

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Man Covicted in 2020 HWY 58 Fatal Crash

Lane County, Ore. – On Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022 a Eugene man was arrested for his involvement in a 2020 fatal crash on HWY 58 that claimed the life of Emily Reber (23) of Oakridge.         UPDATE Sept. 27, 2022: BRIAN LEE JONES  was convicted of: 163.145 – CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE, and […]

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Man Shot by Domestic Violence Victim Back in Jail

Eugene, Ore. – Jesse D. Yoakum is back in the Lane County Jail. He was arrested Feb. 21st, 2022 on the charge of violation of a restraining order connected to his domestic violence conviction. Yoakum appeared in court today for a case management hearing on that conviction.   JESSE D YOAKUM (click name for more […]

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Shots Fired Call – Unlawful Use of a Weapon

Eugene, Ore. – On Wednesday, 2/23/22 at approximately 2:00am, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office received a report that someone had fired gunshots in the 800 block of Elm Dr. in Eugene.   Deputies responded and discovered that someone had fired multiple shots, some of which struck a parked vehicle. Another round penetrated a wall at […]

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Hit and Run with U-Haul Box Van Leads Deputies on Chase

Blue River, Ore. – On Tuesday, 02/22/22 just before 5:00pm, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office was advised of a hit and run crash that had just occurred near the intersection of Mill Rd. and McKenzie Hwy. in Blue River. The suspect vehicle, a white U-Haul box van, left westbound on McKenzie Hwy. after striking a […]

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Man Charged with DUII after Reckless Driving

Eugene, Ore. – On February 22 at 7:14 p.m. a sergeant going east on I-105 towards Delta Highway observed a vehicle also going east, being driven erratically, striking the center median and then crossing over two lanes of traffic and striking the right guard rail.   The vehicle, a Jeep Grand Cherokee, continued east and […]

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Springfield Stabbing Results in Arrest

Springfield, Ore. – On Friday night February 18th at 7:16pm, Officers of the Springfield Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing in the 500blk of Hamilton St.   Officer Kate Crawford was the first Officer on scene and met the male victim on the sidewalk with a deep stab wound to his chest. […]