Shooting Death investigation

Woman Shot multiple Times in Veneta

Eugene, Ore. – At approximately 2:25pm the Lane County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call from a female claiming to have been shot at a residence in the 24000blk of Forest Ct. in Veneta. The female stated that her ex-boyfriend shot her and she believed he was still inside the house.     *UPDATE* – […]


National Night Out – 2022 – Lane County Sheriff’s Office

Lane County, Ore. – Please join LCSO tomorrow night for National Night Out 2022! The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is excited to participate in this event that celebrates the partnership between Law Enforcement and the communities that they serve. National Night Out takes place on the 1st Tuesday of every August.     Events are […]

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LCSO and OSP Joint Operation: Oregon Country Fair Saturation Patrols

Veneta, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Police will be conducting high visibility traffic enforcement patrols in the Veneta area during the Oregon Country Fair, held on July 8th, 9th and 10th, 2022.     Deputies and Troopers will be focusing on DUII enforcement, as well as speeding, seat belt and […]

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Fatal Crash at 126W and Territorial Road Veneta

UPDATE**-The male pedestrian has been identified as Gary L. Pecevich (49).       Veneta, Ore. – On Saturday, July 2, 2022 at approximately 7:45 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on Hwy 126W near milepost 47.     Preliminary investigation revealed a northbound black Honda […]

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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 […]

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Fatal Head-On Crash Leaves Two Dead – 126W

Veneta, Ore. – On Friday, April 01, 2022, at approximately 10:08 PM, Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of two- vehicle collision on Highway 126W near milepost 46.   Preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound Black Chrysler 300, operated by Kristi Rose (54) of Veneta, left its lane of travel and collided […]