Springfield Fire Investigation
14Apr

Update on Springfield Main Street Fire – Victims Identified

Springfield, Ore. – This investigation is continuing. At this this point, investigators do not believe the fire was intentionally set. Detectives, with assistance from the Lane County Medical Examiner’s office, have made positive identification of the decedents and next of kin have been notified.   The identity of the fire victims is: Nathan A. McNeill, […]

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13Apr

Double Murder Suspect Arrested

Springfield, Ore. – At approximately 9:15pm on April 12th, 2022, Central Lane 911 received several calls regarding a dispute involving multiple subjects at 775 28th Street in Springfield.   Witnesses reported a man with a knife had stabbed another subject. Patrol officers quickly responded and found a man, later identified as Robin Joseph Roberts, in […]

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12Apr

Fatal Shooting at 19th and Monroe Under Investigation

Eugene, Ore. – Eugene Police Patrol responded to reports of a shooting outside residences in the 19th and Monroe area around 4:47 a.m. today, April 12. A person was found deceased and EPD’s Violent Crimes Unit and Lane County Medical Examiner have responded to conduct an investigation.   There is no ongoing threat to the […]

Springfield Fire Investigation
08Apr

UPDATE: Early Morning Springfield Fire Claims Two Lives

UPDATE: During the ongoing investigation into the cause of the fire, Detectives have located the bodies of an adult male and an adult female inside building. Detectives have yet to make a positive identification of either person. The cause of death will be determined by the Lane County Medical Examiner’s office as part of their […]

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28Mar

Teen Sought in Marjorie Ave. Shooting Investigation

Eugene, Ore. – Investigators have identified the suspect in Saturday’s shooting as 16 year old Elijah James Grinstead. Grinstead is alleged to have intentionally shot and wounded another juvenile known to him at a residence in the 2400blk of Marjorie Ave. on Saturday.   UPDATE: This afternoon, (03/28/22) Grinstead was located at a residence in […]

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20Mar

Early Morning Two-vehicle crash, Pedestrian Bystander Hit

Eugene, Ore. – At about 2:18 a.m. on March 20, Eugene Police officers were dispatched to W. 6th Avenue and Blair Street for a crash.   The investigation showed two vehicles were driving westbound on W. 6th Avenue approaching Blair Street. One vehicle turned from a far left lane in front of the vehicle driving in the […]

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15Mar

Marcola Road – Death Investigation

Marcola, Ore. – On March 14th, 2022, Lane County Sheriff’s deputies and Mohawk Valley Fire personnel responded to the 92000blk of Marcola Rd. regarding the report of a deceased person.  Upon arrival paramedics discovered an adult male on the ground deceased.   The male was identified as 58 year old Bruce Alan Putzier of Coburg.  […]

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11Mar

Fatal Vehicle vs Pedestrian Crash – River Road

Eugene, Ore. – On March 10, at approximately 8:33 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the intersection of River Road and River Avenue regarding a vehicle versus pedestrian crash. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene.   Major Collision Investigations was called to the scene and is investigating the crash. One driver remained at the […]

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17Feb

UPDATE: Deadwood Murder Investigation

Deadwood, Ore. – After receiving a tip, deputies responded to a different residence in the Deadwood area and were able to locate and take Jamison into custody without incident.   Jamison’s Geo Metro was also located and is no longer considered of interest.   JERICHO GORDON RAE JAMISON was transported to the Lane County Sheriff’s […]

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20Dec

DEATH INVESTIGATION WITH CAPSIZED BOAT

Nye Beach, OR – On Friday, December 17, 2021 at approximately 9:50 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel from the United States Coast Guard, Newport Fire Department, Newport Police Department and Pacific West Ambulance responded to a report of a capsized boat near Nye Beach in Lincoln County.   Preliminary investigation revealed a […]