Oregon Man Accused of Crime Spree

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — An Oregon man that went on a crime spree in the San Francisco Bay area may be linked to a homicide along the Oregon coast. The Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety in the San Francisco Bay area arrested Jeffrey Boyce, of North Bend, Monday night. The department says Boyce carjacked … Continue reading »

Lebanon Burglary Suspect Arrested

LEBANON, Ore. — Police arrested an Albany man in connection with a burglary at M2 Outdoor Sports. Someone called officers Sunday morning and was able to keep their eye on him until police arrived. Police say the suspect possibly threw a brick through the business’ glass door and disabled the alarm before going inside. They … Continue reading »

Spring Break Break-In Reports Decrease

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says it looks like there were fewer burglaries this spring break compared to last year. Spring break is a notorious time for property theft and burglaries after everyone leaves town for vacation. Deputies are optimistic that people are starting to lock up and secure their valuables. But … Continue reading »

Teen Reunited With Stolen Trike

ALBANY, Ore. — A special needs teen was reunited with her beloved tricycle thanks to a good Samaritan and the efforts of the Albany Police Department. Lexi Olivos-Stansberry was all smiles while riding her tricycle. “Thank you. It makes me happy when I ride my bike around the apartment,” she said. But on March 1, … Continue reading »

Peeping Tom Seen Near UO

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are investigating several cases of Peeping Toms near the University of Oregon. The UOPD says several people have reported someone peeking through the windows of homes at 21st Avenue and Onyx Street over the past few weeks. In all, the instances the suspect was caught peering through the windows, sometimes as … Continue reading »

Police Prevent Spring Break Break-ins

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring break is typically when crime activity increases near the University of Oregon. For anyone who hasn’t left town yet, the University of Oregon Police Department is reminding students to remove valuables from their cars and make sure their residences are secure–doors and windows locked. “We want to make sure people are … Continue reading »

Jury Backs Deputy In Deadly Shooting

ALBANY, Ore. — Just two hours after closing arguments, A jury found Deputy David Francis justified in the 2010 shooting death of an Albany man. Undersheriff Bruce Riley says Deputy David Francis feels very relieved. But in November 2010, he feared for his life. “The vehicle was coming straight at him and he thought he … Continue reading »

Local Bankers Push Online Banking

EUGENE, Ore. — In the wake of several celebrities getting their bank accounts hacked, some local experts have some tips about how to keep your accounts safe. The first thing Wells Fargo bankers say people should do is monitor their money carefully. They say the best way to do that is by setting up online … Continue reading »

OSP Releases Sketch of Assault Suspect

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State Police need help finding the person who allegedly assaulted a woman near Oregon State University. They released this sketch of the suspect. Police say he attacked a 20-year-old woman near Southwest 30th Street and Southwest Campus Way earlier this week. He’s accused of hitting her in the head, then trying … Continue reading »

EPD Uses Online Crime Reports

EUGENE, Ore. — Cutting down on property crime is an uphill battle for the Eugene Police Department. It’s all about knowing what’s happening when and where. For that, investigators need your help. In 2010, the department started using a program called Cop Logic, a citizens online reporting system. “The number of calls we field increases … Continue reading »

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