Springfield Man Faces DUII Charges

EUGENE, Ore. — A Springfield man is accused of leading police on a chase before crashing his SUV into a tree. Kelsey Barbion faces several charges including DUII, reckless driving, and eluding police. EPD says several people called about an erratic driver in the area of West 11th and Beltline area. Police say they tried … Continue reading »

Drunk Driver Crashes into Power Pole

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A drunk driver crashes into a power pole in Central Point, knocking out power to more than 500 customers in Central Point and Medford. Just after midnight on Saturday, Central Point Police Department received a report of a crash involving a single vehicle striking a power pole in the area of … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for October Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene women was arrested for DUII and reckless endangering. Lindsay Marie Prentice, 25, was taking into custody. Eugene police executed a searched warrant Wednesday night. It stems from a traffic accident back in October 2014. Police says Prentice was traveling northbound on Hawkins near 18th at a high rate of speed … Continue reading »

Albany Remembers DUII Victims

ALBANY, Ore. — It’s a tree to remember lives lost and those impacted by drunk drivers. Tuesday night the Albany community came together for their Tree of Remembrance ceremony. For many of the people who came out the tree was a symbol of grief and awareness of how just one decision to drive under the … Continue reading »

Police Increase DUII Patrols

EUGENE, Ore. — In an effort to protect the community against impaired drivers, the Eugene Police Department will put saturation patrols on the road and search out those driving under the influence. Drivers who suspect dangerous or possible DUII drivers are encouraged to call 911 to support the effort. The targeted DUII enforcement effort is designed to … Continue reading »

BCSO Arrests 3 for DUII During Halloween

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Benton County Sheriff’s Office participated in extra DUII saturation patrol and enforcement during Halloween weekend. Deputies arrested three people for DUII, cited three people for minor in possession-alcohol, two for possession of a controlled substance, and numerous citations for various violations. Deputies also responded four traffic crashes with two involving injuries. … Continue reading »

Police Issue Numerous Citations Near UO

EUGENE, Ore. — Students were back in class Monday at the University of Oregon; but as they moved in this weekend, police were out patrolling, handing out multiple citations, and even made some arrests. The numbers from Eugene Police spoke for themselves, quite a few were people stopped by police on Friday and Saturday night. … Continue reading »

Officer Injured During Vehicle Pursuit

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department says an officer is injured after a  vehicle pursuit turned foot chase Friday night. Just after 10 p.m. Friday, a Springfield officer attempted to pull over a driver he believed was intoxicated on the 2900 block of Main Street. Police say the driver, later identified as Gustabo Moreno, … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Kidnapping

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —  Police say a woman’s been arrested for kidnapping after stealing a car Saturday that had 17-year-old and a 2-year-old inside. It happened just before 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Springfield Police says the suspect, 23-year-old Tamela Trice, stole the car from the Safeway on Main Street. They say the teen and the toddler were asleep … Continue reading »

DUII Driver Hits Bicyclist

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police say a DUII driver was arrested Saturday night for hitting a bicyclist. It happened at 51st and Main St. at about 11 p.m. Police say 36-year-old Jake Walsh was driving a truck eastbound on Main St. when he hit a 15-year-old on his bike. He was taken to the hospital … Continue reading »

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