traffic advisory
04Apr

Traffic Advisory – W 11th Ave & Bailey Hill Rd

Eugene, Ore. – The Eugene Police Department is advising motorists to avoid West 11th Avenue near Bailey Hill Rd due to a traffic collision. Motorists should avoid the area until further notice as the closure is expected to last for an extended period.   Motorists are urged to use alternative routes of travel and avoid […]

fatal crash 2 feature picture
04Apr

UPDATE – Fatal Crash – W. 11th Between Greenhill and N. Terry

Eugene, Ore. – On Sunday, April 3, 2022, travelers on the road reported the van had been traveling east on W. 11th Avenue and swerved, then lost control and flipped.   The driver, identified as Toni Lyn Thompson, age 55, of Veneta, was ejected and was deceased on scene.   Eugene Police Major Collision Investigation […]

Lane County Sheriff vehicle crash
04Apr

Fleeing Suspect Rams Deputy’s Patrol Car Injuring Deputy

Veneta, Ore. – A Lane County Sheriff’s deputy attempting to stop a vehicle for traffic violations was injured Sunday night after a suspect used his vehicle to ram the deputy’s patrol vehicle.     Shortly after 9:00pm, a deputy observed a vehicle on Territorial Hwy. near Hwy. 126 driving without a front license plate. After passing […]

swatting Lane County Oregon
04Apr

“SWATTING” Incident In Junction City

Junction City, Ore. – On Saturday April 2, 2022, at approximately 2:09 PM, the Junction City Police Department received a call from an unknown male stating he just murdered his mother and two younger brothers.   The subject stated he was barricaded in his bedroom, was armed with multiple weapons, was not going to go […]

Shooting Death investigation
04Apr

Early Morning Fatal Shooting on Taft Street Under Investigation

Eugene, Ore. – At 12:34 a.m. April 4, a resident in the 1900 block of Taft Street reported shots fired and what sounded like a dispute outside a nearby home.   Eugene Police responded and also meanwhile found that a person who had been shot arrived by personal vehicle to a local hospital for treatment […]

04Apr

Going on Vacation? Get a Free Vacation Home Check for Safety!

Eugene, Ore. – If you are going on vacation and want to have your home inspected for safety while you are gone….. call EPD!   The Seniors on Patrol, trained volunteers from the Eugene Police Department, will perform a thorough inspection of your property while you are away on vacation. Vacation checks entail a visual […]