Assault Victim Speaks About Arrests

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield assault victim is speaking out about the arrests of her two alleged attackers. Leslie Farley says she was walking home from the Bungalow Market on E Street when the two suspects walked up to her and asked her to buy them alcohol and cigarettes. Farley refused, and that’s when she says … Continue reading »

Springfield Assault Suspects in Custody

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police say they’ve tracked down the two suspects involved in an attack outside a convenience store earlier this week. A 20-year-old man and 15-year-old boy are both in police custody, after the victim and police received several tips from the community that pointed to them. Police say one tip came from a … Continue reading »

Assault Victim Speaks Out

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield woman is speaking out after being attacked outside a convenience store. 51-year-old Leslie Farley says she was able to identify her attackers and is hoping police arrest them soon. It wasn’t the easiest Christmas for her this year as she suffered injuries to her face from the attack. Around 10 … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Alleged Assault

MAPLETON, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in Mapleton for an alleged assault. Investigators say the situation began Wednesday morning, when a Mapleton woman called police saying her baby’s father had just assaulted her and drove away with their 2-month-old child. Deputies say it happened at about 10 a.m. at the … Continue reading »

EPD Sex Assault Suspect Search Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — The search continues for a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman Tuesday night in a busy area of Eugene. Eugene Police say the incident happened just before 6 p.m. near the 7-Eleven and Baja Fresh on Coburg Road. A young woman was walking to her car when the man approached her … Continue reading »

Student Allegedly Robbed and Assaulted

EUGENE, Ore. — A University of Oregon student says he was robbed and assaulted on Agate Street just south of 15th Avenue in the early morning Saturday, November 8. The student said he was walking north on Agate with a group of five male friends just after midnight, when the group was approached by two unknown … Continue reading »

Fighting Back Against Sexual Violence

EUGENE/CORVALLIS, Ore. — According to a study done by the U.S. Department of Justice, one in five women and one in sixteen men are sexually assaulted during their college years. While college is all about learning more about the world and yourself, there are some experiences that are better left alone. In September, the Obama … Continue reading »

Springfield Man Accused of Kidnap, Rape

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man is accused of kidnapping and raping his estranged wife early Saturday morning. Police say when the woman arrived at her home, Jose Alfredo Ortiz, 42, was waiting for her. He allegedly forced her into his car and back to his home at 2120 S. A Street. Officers say Ortiz … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Man’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. — A man is dead after an apparent assault in downtown Eugene. The Eugene Police Department says 23 year-old Dean Sweeden died Wednesday morning from injuries he sustained in an apparent attack. EPD said just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday it got a call about an injured man in 6th Alley between Lincoln and … Continue reading »

Albany Man Pleads Guilty to Assault

CORVALLIS, Ore. — In March, a YouTube video of a Corvallis arrest went viral. It was recorded by bystanders who argued deputies had no right to arrest the Albany man. But Tuesday, the man in the video — 25-year-old Lee Morrill — pleaded guilty to assaulting a public safety officer, DUII and resisting arrest. A … Continue reading »

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