Salem Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

SALEM, Ore. — The teen girl kidnapped from Salem earlier this week has been reunited with her family. Police say now the say the victim and the suspect met in an online chatroom several months ago. The girl’s family reported her missing on Tuesday. Police say she was found in the San Francisco Bay area … Continue reading »

Parents Reacting to Attempted Kidnapping

CRESWELL, Ore. — An attempted kidnapping has the Creswell community on high alert. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at the corner of South 7th Street and Barber Drive around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. They say a mom called in, to report that a man claiming to know her tried to lure her son … Continue reading »

Attempted Child Abduction in Creswell

CRESWELL, Ore. — Police are warning students and staff at Creswell Middle School about an attempted child abduction. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says it happened Tuesday at about 2:30 p.m. on South 7th and Barber Drive. The student says he was walking home, when a man approached him and told him to get into … Continue reading »

Police Search for Attempted Kidnapper

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department is still looking for a man who they say tried to kidnap a woman Saturday afternoon. Leslie Thomas says she was running along Pre’s Trail near the D Street boat landing when she was attacked. As she was running, she passed a man on a bike who knocked … Continue reading »

Attempted Kidnapping Victim Speaks

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are looking for a man who they said tried to kidnap a woman near the West D Street boat landing. The victim said it was a terrifying experience and she’s hopeful sharing her story will make others more aware of their surroundings. Leslie Thomas started her Saturday with a run … Continue reading »

Attempted Kidnapping Info Sought

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police officers are still looking into a possible kidnapping from Wednesday night. Officers say a witness called in the incident just before 8 p.m. The witness says it happened near the O Bar and Grill in Eugene. The witness said an older four-door, dark-colored sedan pulled right up along Commons Drive. … Continue reading »

Police Looking for Attempted Kidnappers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are looking for four men who tried to kidnap a woman in Springfield Saturday. Police say a 20 year-old woman was walking home near 12th and G Street around 9 p.m. Saturday night when a dark blue Cadillac pulled up next to her and the men inside asked her if she … Continue reading »

Sketch of Attempted Kidnapper Released

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police released a sketch of a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a toddler in early May. Police say on May 7 the suspect broke into a home in a neighborhood off River Road and tried to take the girl. The toddler’s mother was in the kitchen when she heard the door … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Update Suspect Description

EUGENE, Ore. — Police have released an updated description Tuesday of the man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a toddler in the River Road area a couple weeks ago. Eugene police say the suspect was wearing a unique T-shirt similar to the one pictured on the right. His shirt was dark blue and the entire … Continue reading »

Police Look for Attempted Kidnapper

EUGENE, Ore. — A toddler is safe after her mother pried her from the clutches of a kidnapper Tuesday night. Eugene police are still looking for the man who broke into the home and tried to take the girl. Police say the incident happened in a neighborhood off River Road. The toddler’s mother was in … Continue reading »