Police Pursuit Ends in Arrest

EUGENE, Ore. — A man wanted for numerous crimes led police on a chase through a west Eugene neighborhood Saturday afternoon. Officers say they finally had to tase the man before taking him into custody. Police say officers had been looking for Brent Welding since at least Friday. Officers wouldn’t confirm what Welding was wanted … Continue reading »

Interview: Crime Trends and Technology

EUGENE, Ore. — With national laws changing surrounding gun control, marijuana and more, police officers are being faced with new tasks. Eugene officials are finding different ways to combat crime, with technology never used before. Chief of Police Pete Kerns with E.P.D. joined us live in the studio for KEZI 9 News This Morning to … Continue reading »

Corvallis Theft Arrests

CORVALLIS, ORE. – Police are warning residents about identity theft after officers arrested three people this weekend for theft. On Sunday Corvallis Police arrested 34-year-old Amy Mumford Knight (right) of Corvallis after they say she stole a bank card from someone she was visiting in Portland. Once she returned to Corvallis, police say she used … Continue reading »

Post Holiday Crime Prevention

EUGENE, Ore. — Now that you’ve had a bit of time with your new Christmas presents, EPD wants to help you keep them out of the hands of thieves. They urge you to write the serial number of expensive items and add tracking software to anything that hooks up to the Internet. This will help … Continue reading »

Twist in Corvallis Drug Bust Arrests

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Last week Corvallis Police responded to a home invasion robbery, and on Tuesday, they arrested the victims of that same robbery for running a suspected drug house. Police arrested Tejay Elliott on charges of frequenting a drug house and for doing so within 1,000 feet of a school. His roommate, Taylor Hughes, … Continue reading »

Man Burglarizes Springfield Home

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local couple is replacing many of their belongings after falling victim to a bizarre burglary Saturday. Police say a man who is known as a transient in the area broke almost every single window at the Springfield house. He also destroyed a lot of stuff inside. Police said the couple moved … Continue reading »

EPD’s Campus Crime Reminders

EUGENE, Ore. — As University of Oregon students moving in this week, Eugene Police have a few reminders to help prevent break-ins. Police say most burglaries in the university neighborhoods happen during the day, when a door or window was left unlocked. EPD says not to leave anything visible in a vehicle, don’t leave a … 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 »

Residents React to Springfield Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Springfield residents say a shooting in a local store parking lot came as a surprise. Neighbors near the Walmart on Olympic Street say they regularly shop at the store and a shooting is the last thing they would expect to happen; but, they’re relieved at how quickly police handled the situation. Barbara Bradley … Continue reading »

Council President Wants One More Deputy

CRESWELL, Ore. — Another pair of eyes could soon be patrolling the streets of Creswell. City Council President Jacob Daniels will propose hiring one more deputy to the city council next week. That would make three total, which means 24-hour coverage for neighborhoods. “That would be really helpful in having a constant presence on the … Continue reading »

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