Significant Decrease in Citations by EPD Weekend Party Patrols

Eugene, Ore. – Following significant disorderly party events in April and earlier May, Eugene Police Department, with the assistance of UofO PD, maintained a heavy patrol presence in the West University area over the Memorial Day weekend.   This was the third consecutive weekend were overtime patrols were staffed to address infractions related to unruly […]

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Serious Injury Crash at HWY126 at Greenhill, One Injured

Eugene, Ore. – At 1:44pm on Memorial Day, Eugene Police and Eugene Springfield Fire units were sent to a possible rollover crash at 11th Ave (Hwy 126) at Greenhill. The crash involved two vehicles, with one vehicle against a pole with the driver entrapped. ESFD crews extricated the trapped motorist and transported them to a […]

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Burglary Suspect Assaults Neighbor and Attempts to Flee the Scene

Springfield, Ore. – On 05/26/2022 Lane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the 3500blk of Valentine Ct. in Springfield regarding an in-progress burglary. Neighbors of the involved residence called 911 to report that three unknown people were stealing property from within the location.   When confronted by a bystander, one of the suspects […]

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Deputy Involved Shooting Investigation Douglas County

Myrtle Creek, Ore. – On May 25, 2022, at approximately 08:00 AM, Deputies with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Weaver Road in Myrtle Creek to investigate a domestic violence complaint.   Upon arrival the suspect, Spencer Cassanova Heckathorne (60), had fled the scene. Probable cause was established to arrest Heckathorne […]

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Police Seek Tips in Arson Cases

Eugene, Ore. – May 25, 2022, Eugene Police received reports around 7:15 a.m. of several intentionally set fires, mostly in dumpsters. One fire was set in the bushes next to a house and another was set in a community-sharing libraries in a yard (like a large mailbox, but with books).   These fires were set […]

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Sheriff’s Office and Bi-Mart Offering Free Boat Inspection

Lane County, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with Bi-Mart again this year to offer free boat inspections to help you get on the water safely! They can help you make sure you have everything you need.   Bring your boat (any kind) to the below listed Bi-Marts on the scheduled date/time […]

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It’s Click It or Ticket Campaign Time again, and Every Day

Eugene, Ore. – The Eugene Police Department is reminding drivers about the lifesaving benefits of wearing a seat belt during the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s national Click It or Ticket high-visibility safety effort.   The national seat belt campaign, runs from Monday, May 23, through Sunday, June 5. For this […]


40 Cited In Lieu of Custody by EPD Weekend Party Patrol

Eugene, Ore. – In a focused response to continued disorderly parties and recent related incidents on April 23, May 7th and May 14th, Eugene Police again maintained a heavy patrol presence in the West University area over the weekend.   The patrols enforced all levels of infractions, moving beyond the initial education-first approach due to […]

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HEAD-ON CRASH – Beltline between W 11th & Roosevelt

  UPDATE: The driver of the Dakota is identified as Trisha Marie Whitlock, age 50, of Eugene. She was transported by Eugene Springfield Fire to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Tahoe is identified as Marina Anatasia Irish, age 26, of Veneta. She was taken to the hospital by a […]