STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Burglary suspect arrested in west Eugene Wednesday

A K9 officer with the Eugene Police Department helped nab a suspected burglar in west Eugene.

Posted: Feb. 7, 2018 4:57 PM
Updated: Feb. 8, 2018 10:00 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A man in his 30s was arrested in west Eugene Wednesday. Police said he broke into two buildings.

Eugene police officers were called out to the 300 block of N. Seneca Road on Wednesday. They said a man broke into the facility and took several items.

The man was seen leaving the facility, police said. He reportedly jumped over a fence and went into a nearby home.

Officials said he eventually changed his clothes in the backyard of a home on Elmira Road.

A police dog was able to find the suspect, Derrick Allen Payton, on Gilbert Street a short time later. He was arrested on two counts of burglary charges.

Article Comments

Eugene
Scattered Clouds
84° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 84°
Corvallis
Clear
83° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 83°
Roseburg
Clear
88° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 88°
North Bend
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 65°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events