Drunk Dad Lets Daughter Drive Car

COOS BAY, Ore. — Coos County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man they say was drunk when he let his daughter drive his car. Deputies say Ronald Lee Walter, of Coos Bay, was drunk when he let his 11-year-old daughter learn how to drive in their RV park. The girl ended up crashing into a parked … Continue reading »

Police Combating DUIIs Friday Night

EUGENE, Ore. — Local law enforcement agencies are teaming up to combat drinking and driving Friday night. The Oregon State Police are partnering with the Eugene, Springfield, Junction City Police departments, as well as the Lane County Sheriff’s Office, to patrol Eugene streets. The concentration of officers will most likely be around a beer festival … Continue reading »

Police Ready for New Year’s Eve Patrols

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police and OSP are enhancing patrols Monday night to keep streets safer this New Year’s Eve. EPD says it will concentrate its efforts on areas where most of the celebrating occurs, for instance at the downtown bars. Both agencies will also be stepping up the DUII saturation patrols. “There will be … Continue reading »

EPD Prepares for New Year’s Eve Patrols

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s New Year’s Eve. Celebration will soon be under way, and local law enforcement will be stepping up patrols, looking for any signs of drivers who’ve been drinking and driving. Getting a DUII, as they’re called, can change your life. Officer Stone with Eugene Police Department joined us live in the studio … Continue reading »

Woman Killed in Drunk Driving Crash

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Roseburg police say a drunk driver caused a deadly crash Saturday morning. Officers say Nathan Stuart, 22, was driving westbound on Diamond Lake Boulevard when his car swerved into another lane hitting a Dodge Neon head-on. The driver of the Dodge was taken to a nearby hospital, where she died. Stuart suffered … Continue reading »

Learning the Effects of Drunk Driving

EUGENE, Ore. — Every 15 minutes someone is killed in a drunk-driving crash. Teens are the victims more than any other age group. On Tuesday, local high school students got a look at the impact drunk driving can have on more than just the driver or victim. KEZI 9 News photographer Jason Crow shows us.

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