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28Sep

Suspicious Circumstances Call Leads To Death Investigation

Junction City, Ore. – This morning at approximately 4:32am, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office received a call of suspicious circumstances at a residence in the 30300blk of Lassen Ln. north of Eugene.     An area resident called 911 to report that an adult male was throwing himself against the caller’s door. As deputies responded […]

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28Sep

Updated Information – Sentencing in Fatal Crash on Hwy 58

Eugene, Ore. – On September 15, 2022, James Cam Johnson IV was sentenced for his actions involving a multiple fatality collision in May of 2021.     Johnson pleaded to all counts-DUII (.18%), Criminal Mischief 2, Assault 3, Assault 4 x2, and three counts of Manslaughter 2. The Honorable Vogt sentenced Johnson to a total […]

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27Sep

Man Sentenced to 26 Years in Prison for Sex Crimes

Eugene, Ore. – STEVE ROBERT MCKINNON was convicted, sentenced, and then transferred to prison today.     McKinnon, age 67, was convicted of: 163.427 – SEX ABUSE 1ST DEG x6, 163.405 – SODOMY 1ST DEG x2, and 163.411 – SEXUAL PENETRATION 1ST DEG. The charge of 163.525 – INCEST was not filed on.     These […]

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26Sep

Camp Creek Road Crash Claims One Life

Camp Creek, Ore. – On September 24, 2022 at approximately 1:27pm, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office received the report of a serious motor vehicle crash on Camp Creek Rd. near milepost 2. Milepost 2 is in the general area of the Easy Ln. intersection.     Deputies responded and learned that a black Toyota Tacoma […]

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26Sep

Redmond Manhunt Ends with Suspect Suicide

Redmond, Ore. – On Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 8:28 AM, the Oregon State Police and Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office responded to 5677 SW Young Avenue in Redmond and located an adult male, identified as Trevit C. Law (45) of Redmond, who had been shot. Responding officers provided immediate first aid but Law was pronounced […]

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23Sep

Shots Fired – Unlawful Use of a Weapon – Two Arrested

Eugene, Ore. – On September 22 nd , 2022 at 11:30 pm the Eugene Police Department responded to a “Shots Fired” call near Walnut Ln and Harlow Road in Eugene.     Due to the proximity of the Eugene  incident, Springfield Police officers responded to the Gateway area to assist. At 11:33 pm witnesses called […]

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23Sep

Barefoot Man with Chair Leg Robs Junction City Market

Junction City, Ore. – This morning this subject came into Everyone’s Market armed with a chair leg. He stole money from the register, dropped the chair leg and fled the scene.     There is no ongoing threat to the community at this time but if he is seen do not approach and please call […]