Ruiz Fires Eugene City Prosecutor

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz has fired City Prosecutor Dan Barkovic, a city spokesperson confirmed Wednesday. City spokeswoman Jan Bohman told KEZI 9 News his termination is due to his recent arrest for DUII and his refusal to take a Breathalyzer┬átest. He has not been charged with any crimes. He was previously … Continue reading »

City Prosecutor Faces DUII Charges

EUGENE, Ore. — The City of Eugene prosecutor is on administrative leave Monday, accused of driving under the influence this weekend. A Eugene Police officer pulled over Daniel Barkovic, 60, near Valley River Center Sunday morning. Police say he refused to take a breath alcohol test. EPD says people do have the right to refuse … Continue reading »

Eugene City Prosecutor Arrested

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police has confirmed that the Eugene City Prosecutor was arrested for an alleged DUII on Sunday morning. Troopers say Daniel Barkovic was pulled over for a traffic violation just after 2:30 a.m. on Valley River Drive in front of the Valley River Center. OSP says Barkovic was arrested for DUII … Continue reading »