Victim of Violent Assault Speaks Out

EUGENE, Ore. — A west Eugene woman is sharing her story just a day after she was violently attacked in her home and driveway until neighbors came to her aid. Oleta Nicholson was home alone early Monday morning while her husband, Scott, was at work. Around 2 a.m., she says she heard a loud noise … Continue reading »

Man Charged With Assault

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man accused of barricading himself in his apartment after attacking a man, went before a judge for the first time Monday. Police are releasing little information about what led up to a S.W.A.T. situation Saturday night on Kinsrow Avenue because they cannot release details before the upcoming trial. Corey Villa, … Continue reading »

Assault Suspect Taken Into Custody

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in jail after a Swat team and dozens of police officers swarmed a neighborhood near Autzen Stadium Saturday night. That man was wanted for a violent crime. Eugene Police said Corey Villa assaulted a man Saturday afternoon in the Echo Hollow area. Hours later police received a tip … Continue reading »

Corvallis Assault Arrest

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis Police have arrested a man who they say threatened his girlfriend with a sledgehammer and tried to choke her. Police say 43-year-old Steve Marks was at the Rodeway Inn motel Thursday night with his girlfriend. She told police that Marks punched her in the chest, slammed her against a wall, pressed … Continue reading »

Man Arrested After Alleged Assault

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police troopers arrested a man after he allegedly assaulted another man, pointed a rifle at his wife and fired numerous shots, Monday. OSP says around 8:30 p.m., three troopers responded to a shots fired call in the 4600 block of Rogue River Highway. Troopers were notified the suspect, Jeremy … Continue reading »

Police Still Searching for Eugene Man

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is still searching for a man accused of attacking his girlfriend. Police said Brandon Hamner assaulted his girlfriend at an apartment on Bailey Hill Road and then took off. They’ve been searching for him since Monday morning. Anyone with information should call the Eugene Police Department.

Police Search for Assault Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department was searching for a man who took off on foot after a fight with his girlfriend Monday morning. Police got the call a little after 2 a.m. after a neighbor called in, saying she could hear a woman screaming. Once police got to the apartment near 14th and … Continue reading »

Two Arrested for Assaulting Boy

ALSEA, Ore. — Two men are in jail, accused of assaulting a 3-year-old boy. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mike Yarnell and Michael Saiville Sunday night in Alsea. They say the men put Saiville’s 3-year-old son in a timeout and they also restrained the boy. They’re continuing to investigate what happened. “How long the … Continue reading »

Victim Reacts to Delayed Assault Arrests

EUGENE, Ore. — A grand jury indicted two men for the assault of a Eugene man, 18 months after the crime. Bill McNamara and his fiancée Dawn LeCompte are still haunted by McNamara’s attack at their apartment complex. “I believe they left me for dead,” said McNamara. “I thought he was dead,” said LeCompte. “I thought … Continue reading »

Couple Attacked near River Road

EUGENE, Ore. — All three suspects involved in a violent attack Monday night on a Eugene street have been arrested. Police say they caught two of the suspects–20-year-old Travis Brumwell and 19-year-old Jeffery Guinn–Monday night, and the third suspect–20-year-old Sherif Gharaib–actually turned himself into police Tuesday morning. Officers say a couple were walking home along … Continue reading »

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