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 »

Eugene Police Holds Property Viewing

EUGENE, Ore. — Victims of property crime got the chance Thursday to take back stolen items. Eugene Police held a property viewing so people could rummage through items police gathered at a recent search. Officers say last month they seized truckloads of stolen property from two locations. Many people came to the viewing hoping to … Continue reading »

Rash of Crimes Involving Weapons

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police were busy this weekend. In just a few short hours over the weekend, they investigated three different shooting incidents, a damaging drunk driver, and a robber with a hatchet. Springfield police say most of them were a combination of alcohol and bad judgment. The attempted robbery at Ashley’s lottery deli … Continue reading »

Criminals Target Rural Areas

NOTI, Ore. — The new year comes with a plea for at least one Lane County family–an increased presence by the Lane County Sheriff’s Office. A family in Noti says criminals are now intentionally targeting her property because they know the sheriff’s office is facing budget concerns and can’t respond. Heather Stahl says she first … Continue reading »

Suspect Identified in Clackamas Shooting

CLACKAMAS, Ore. — Police have identified the shooter at the Clackamas Town Center live fire event yesterday as 22-year-old Jacob Tyler Roberts, of Portland. They have also identified the two deceased from the shooting as Steve Forsyth, of West Linn, and Cindy Yuille, of Portland. The third victim, who remains in serious condition at OHSU, … Continue reading »

Clackamas Mall Shooting Leaves 3 Dead

CLACKAMAS, Ore. — [UPDATE 7:00 a.m. 12/12/2012] Police say they tentatively identified the shooter, but have yet to publicly announce his identity. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office say’s the shooter was a man in his 20’s who apparently fired at random, killing two victims, before his gun jammed. He then took his own life. The … Continue reading »

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