River Road DUII crash
27Jun

Woman Arrested for DUII After Hitting Parked Vehicles

Eugene, Ore. – On June 26 at 7:45 p.m., Eugene Police officers were dispatched to a call at a shopping center parking lot, 2740 River Road, where a Lexus was reported to have entered the parking lot and struck several parked vehicles, one which was occupied.   Dispatch advised the driver of the Lexus, later […]

Grants Pass In-N-Out DUII crash Oregon
16Apr

Suspected Drunk Driver Misses Grants Pass In-N-Out Drive-Thru Lane

Grants Pass, Ore. – On April 14, 2022, at approximately 1:44 AM Grants Pass Police Officers were summoned to the corner of NE 7th St. at NE Morgan Ln. regarding a vehicle that had crashed into the In-N-Out Burger sign.   Following a thorough investigation, RAUL OSCAR ORTIZ, who had been the driver of the vehicle, […]

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26Mar

DUII Driver Hits Two Occupied Vehicles, and Building

Eugene, Ore. – At 7:47 p.m., on March 25, Eugene Police received a call regarding a Ford Focus that had struck occupied vehicles near 196 Commons Drive before leaving the roadway and striking a building’s brick and mortar light post, shearing it from the ground and then the side of a Gateway Gardens building.   […]

DUII keys alcohol hand cuffs
23Feb

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 […]

duii crash 18th eugene oregon
08Feb

Car and House Struck in Early Morning Crash

Eugene, Ore. – On February 7, 2022, at 1:23 a.m. Eugene Police officers responded to report of a vehicle crash near W. 18th Avenue and Josh Street. A Ford F250 was reported to have crashed into a parked vehicle and then ended up in a backyard. There were multiple callers.   When officers arrived on […]

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01Feb

K9 capture at Hwy. 99/Prairie Road: Hit & Run Felony, DUII Felony

Eugene, Ore. – On January 31 at 2:45 a.m., Eugene Police officers responded to Hwy. 99N and Prairie Road for a crash after which one of the drivers left on foot. The crash was between a Volkswagen Jetta and a Chevy Equinox. The Equinox’s driver, a 35-year-old Eugene woman, had non-life-threatening injuries but declined medics. […]

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17Dec

UPDATE – ARREST – FATAL CRASH ON HWY 58

Oakridge, OR – On Friday, December 17, 2021, James Cam Johnson IV (31) was arrested and lodged in the Lane County Jail in connection with a May 30, 2021 motor vehicle crash that resulted in a triple fatality. Johnson was charged with Manslaughter 2nd x 3, Assault 3rd, Assault 4th x 2, Criminal Mischief 2nd […]

duii drinking driving
16Dec

Wrong-Way Driver Arrested for DUII-Felony

Eugene, OR – On December 14 at 3:19 a.m., a man was driving his vehicle east on W. 6th (wrong-way), and a Eugene Police sergeant was going west on W. 6th. The sergeant activated his overhead emergency lights to alert the vehicle’s driver it was going the wrong way, and to pull over.   The […]

drive soblor
16Dec

Sheriff Advises: Only Cranberries Should Be Sauced – Drive Sober

Eugene, OR – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office and Lane County transportation planners remind everyone to drive sober and slow down this holiday season.   “We typically see an increase in impaired driving during the holidays,” said Lane County Sheriff’s Sergeant Tim Ware. “People are busy celebrating and maybe not tracking their alcohol or cannabis […]