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 »

Man Arrested for Springfield Stabbing

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A man is in the Lane County Jail after he allegedly stabbed someone in the parking lot of a Walgreens. Police arrived at the Main Street store just after 8:30 on Wednesday night to respond to a call about a dispute. They say that James Jordan had asked a 70-year-old woman for … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Setting House Fire

VIDA, Ore. — A 19-year-old man is behind bars for allegedly setting a fire in his home early Sunday morning. Oregon State Police arrived at a home on McKenzie Highway after receiving a call that one of the residents had set a fire in the bathroom.  One of the homeowners was able to extinguish the … Continue reading »

Newspaper Carrier Attacked

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A newspaper delivery woman returned to work Sunday after being attacked and carjacked on her route Saturday morning. Around 4 a.m. Kathleen Commander was approached by a woman she didn’t know asking for a lighter, a cigarette and a ride to a bar. “I said I can’t, I’m delivering papers and I’m … Continue reading »

Man Sentenced for Assaulting Women

COOS BAY, Ore. — A Coos Bay man was sentenced 85 months in prison for assaulting two women earlier this year. On Jan. 31, Douglas Reed was seen assaulting a woman and dragging her into a nearby house. When police arrived, they discovered a second female victim inside the house who said she had also … Continue reading »

Arrest Made in Assault Investigation

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police have arrested a Springfield woman Wednesday in relation to a three month assault investigation. Police say Kelly Gresham, 26, was involved in a dispute on Nov. 26, 2012. Police had responded to the 1200 block of W. 6th Avenue after gun shots were reported. Police discovered a 32-year-old woman had … Continue reading »

Police Alert Students About Assault

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon and Eugene Police are looking for a man who assaulted a UO student just off campus this weekend. The victim told police she was attacked early Saturday morning on Harris Street near 19th Avenue on her way to her apartment. She says a man ran up to her and … Continue reading »

Corvallis Police Search for Attacker

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police officers in Corvallis are still searching for the man accused of attacking a young woman while walking through Oregon State University’s campus Tuesday night. Officers are commending the young woman for fighting back and being able to get away. While she is doing just fine now, officers say she still needs … Continue reading »

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