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UPDATE – Human Remains Found near Lookout Reservoir – Lowell

*UPDATE* 06/09/22 – LCSO Case #22-2856 The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying the human remains located recently near W. Boundary Rd. in Lowell.  The victim has been identified as an adult female likely between 30 and 50 years of age. She is believed to have had dark hair and to […]

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Outstanding Wanted Suspect Captured

  UPDATE: Jul 12th, 2022 – David Joseph Essary has been captured, and is currently in the Lane County Jail.    Read the story of his capture here: Essary Captured     *UPDATE* Deputies served a search warrant on Friday at a residence in the 3700blk of East 22nd Ave. in Eugene.  Numerous firearms, ammunition, and […]

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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Vehicle in Hit and Run Crash – Elmira

Elmira, Ore. – Deputies responded to the area of Territorial Hwy. near Demming Rd. just after 1:00am this morning after receiving reports of a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash.   Upon arrival they learned that a person assisting someone jumpstart a car was struck by a passing vehicle. The victim was transported to an area hospital […]

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Armed Subject Call Leads to Warrant Arrest

Eugene, Ore. – At approximately 2:45pm, May 16th, LCSO deputies and EPD officers responded to Spencer Butte Park on S. Willamette St. regarding the report of an armed subject.   A caller had advised that a female was in the park waving a gun around and pointing it at her head.   Upon arrival officers […]

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Creswell Assault Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder

UPDATE 04/26/2022 8:30 pm:  STEVEN DANIEL WAGES has been booked into the Lane County Jail on the charges of Attempted murder, Assault in the 1st degree, and Unlawful use of a weapon.   Creswell, Ore. – On 04/25/22 at around 7:30PM, deputies from the Lane County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an injured and […]


Suspect that Rammed Deputy’s Patrol Car Arrested

Eugene, Ore. – Investigators from the Lane County Sheriff’s Office and Eugene Police Department have been working together to identify the suspect that caused injury to a deputy last week by ramming his patrol car.   Last week a Lane County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a vehicle in the Elmira area for traffic violations […]

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Fleeing Suspect Rams Deputy’s Patrol Car Injuring Deputy

Veneta, Ore. – A Lane County Sheriff’s deputy attempting to stop a vehicle for traffic violations was injured Sunday night after a suspect used his vehicle to ram the deputy’s patrol vehicle.     Shortly after 9:00pm, a deputy observed a vehicle on Territorial Hwy. near Hwy. 126 driving without a front license plate. After passing […]


Missing Person’s Vehicle Located In The Vida Area

Springfield, Ore. – 34 year old Eric Ray Brazil was reported as missing to the Springfield Police Department by a friend earlier this month after being last seen on March 14th.    Yesterday Lane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a wooded area near the end of Goodpasture Rd. in Vida after a passerby reported finding […]

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Utility Vehicle Stolen From Bureau of Land Management Work Center

Shotgun Creek, Ore. – Surveillance footage captured an unknown male suspect stealing a side-by-side utility vehicle from a Bureau of Land Management work center early in the morning on March 18th.   The suspect made entry into the Shotgun Creek work center through a gate and stole the utility vehicle. The utility vehicle is a […]

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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.  […]