scam alert

Scam Alert – “Police Call”

Eugene, Ore. – Scam Alert.  The scammers are at it again!   Police caution the public to not fall for the “police call” scam. This is where an unknown suspect or suspects calls a victim’s cell phone or home phone, identifies themselves as police or an EPD officer (by name of a real officer working […]

Shawn Leone

Shawn Leone Missing Person Located in Pennsylvania

Milvale, Pa. – Shawn Leone was initially reported missing to SPD on 2/16/22. Refer to initial press release below. Since that time SPD has received numerous reports of possible sightings of Shawn in the Springfield Area.   These reported sightings were investigated and none resulted in Shawn being found. During the investigation SPD learned Shawn […]

Jesse Yoakum

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 […]

train crash

Fatal Pedestrian vs Train Crash

Eugene, Ore. – Central Lane 911 received a call at 3:27 a.m. today, January 6, regarding a fatal crash between a pedestrian and train at Railroad Boulevard and North Polk Street. Eugene Police responded, as well as Lane County Medical Examiner. The crash is under investigation.   We will update as this is an ongoing […]


Police Need Your Help Finding Possible Victims of Theft

Eugene, Ore, – Eugene police are trying to find possible victims of theft in the area of 30th and Hilyrd St.   Description of Suspect: Suspect is very tall, and big, and carries things that intimidate the employees. He dresses in what appears to be body armor, with his face painted. Often carrying a machete […]