Princess for a Day Event

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Police Department is asking for the public’s help for an upcoming event. EPD is helping to organize the Princess for a Day event. Police say it’s a way to help empower girls who are vulnerable in society. “It’s nice once in a while to just feel like somebody out there … Continue reading »

EPD Releases Robber Surveillance Images

EUGENE, Ore. — EPD is looking for the man they say robbed a U.S. Bank around five Wednesday afternoon. The surveillance images show the man police say walked into the bank at West 7th and Chambers and handed a teller a note. He left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Officers describe the … Continue reading »

Crash Investigation Closes MLK Blvd.

UPDATE (9:12 a.m. Jan. 23): Police say Steven Edward Womack, 59, of Springfield, was arrested for Assault 3, Assault 4, DUII, and Hit-and-Run – Injury. The victim is Barbara Ann Gaines, 77, of Springfield. EUGENE, Ore. — Parts of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard were closed Wednesday as Eugene police investigated a major accident. Emergency crews took … Continue reading »

EPD Investigating Suspicious Death

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are investigating a death in the west Eugene area. The investigation is at a home on the 2500 block of Melrose Loop, just north of Barger and west of the Beltline Highway. Eugene police say the first call came in around 5 p.m. Monday. Police are calling this a suspicious … Continue reading »

Woman Says Thieves Targeting Gasoline

EUGENE, Ore. — A woman living in the Churchill area has a warning for her neighbors, someone is going around trying to steal gas from their cars. Jenna Smith says at least three times recently someone’s tried to siphon gas from her car. The latest incident was Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. She says … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Eugene Assault Suspect Arrested

UPDATE: Police have released the names of the men suspected of assaulting a couple. They are 20-year-old Travis Gregory Brumwell, 19-year-old Jeffery Leon Guinn and 20-year-old Sharif Mohamed Gharaib. Eugene say the suspects are members of the criminal street gang West Side Piru. Investigators say the three were intoxicated and the attack appears to have been … Continue reading »

Crash Sends Motorcyclist to the Hospital

EUGENE, Ore. — A motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital Saturday morning after a minor crash. It happened just before 11 a.m. at the corner of Coburg Road and Willakenzie. Eugene Police said cars ahead of the motorcycle came to a stop, but the driver was following too closely, went to swerve to avoid … Continue reading »

Service Dog Found Safe

EUGENE, Ore. — Following up with the story of a service dog reported stolen over the weekend. Koda, the chocolate lab, is home safe this afternoon with his owner. Sharen Floyd says she thought someone stole her car from the parking lot near Valley River Inn Saturday with her dog, Koda, in it. But last … Continue reading »

Sketch Released of Robbery Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — EPD released a sketch of a man they say might have robbed the Quiznos last month that’s just off W. 11th Ave. Officers say the suspect threatened the use of the weapon and then took off with cash. He’s described as a white man, about 5’9″. He’s between 25 – 35 years … Continue reading »

Homeowner Tries To Stop Burglar, Injured

  EUGENE, Ore. — The victim of a home invasion says he tried to stop the suspect, but instead suffered some bad injuries. Tyler Smiderle says he and his boyfriend arrived at their home on Providence Street Sunday to find someone had broken inside. Both of the men saw the suspect inside their home with a … Continue reading »

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