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 »

“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 »

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