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 »

“No Refusal” DUII Patrols for July 4th

EUGENE, Ore. — If you get pulled over for drinking and driving on the Fourth of July and refuse to take a breathalyzer test, be prepared to give blood. This is a first for Eugene police. If you’re pulled over on the Fourth and appear impaired, you will first take the field sobriety test. If … Continue reading »

Former Football Player Arrested for DUII

EUGENE, Ore. — A former University of Oregon football player is facing charges for driving under the influence and hitting a car and then leaving the scene. Karrington Armstrong was an offensive linemen with the Ducks, and according to his Twitter account he graduated Sunday from the University of Oregon. Eugene police say they arrested … Continue reading »

Two Arrests in Two Hours

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police say they arrested a man on DUII charges twice in just two hours, early Thursday morning. Officers pulled over 29-year-old Shawn Kanan, just after midnight for driving without headlights. He was arrested and processed at the Springfield jail. After posting bail, he was released to a taxi cab, and told … Continue reading »

Mother Arraigned for Drunk Driving

EUGENE, Ore. — A young mother accused of driving drunk with her two young children has been released from jail. Brooke Milligan, 23, is accused of hitting a pole and flipping her car on Seventh Avenue in Eugene, early Tuesday morning. She’s facing several charges including DUII, reckless endangering and criminal mischief. The judge in … Continue reading »

“Drunk” Shirt Man Arrested for DUII

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A 21-year-old Philomath man was arrested on Sunday on multiple charges including driving under the influence of intoxicants. In his mugshot, Ross McMakin is seen wearing a shirt that says “Drunk as _____,” including profanity. Corvallis Police say McMakin’s girlfriend told him not to drive after he had consumed alcohol on Sunday. … Continue reading »

Police on DUII Patrol During Holiday

EUGENE, Ore. — St. Patrick’s Day isn’t until Monday, but many people will start to celebrate Friday night, and local law enforcement agencies will be out and about as well. Several agencies are taking part in the effort to keep drunken drivers off the streets this weekend, including police in Eugene and Springfield and Oregon … Continue reading »

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