Neighbors Fight Off Attacker

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman and her husband thanked their quick-thinking neighbors Monday. They helped save the woman from a violent attack at the couples’ home. The 50-year-old woman was attacked at her home on Raber Road around 2 a.m. Monday. Her husband, who neighbors say was at work, thanked his neighbors for putting … Continue reading »

EPD Arrests Man Following Assault

EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Police say they arrested a man after he entered a home and assaulted a woman Monday. Around 2 a.m. officers responded to the 600 block of Raber Road where they found neighbors detaining Tyler Joseph Kowalchuk, 20, after he attacked a woman. Police say a 50-year-old female victim was home alone … Continue reading »

EPD Chief’s Monthly Report

EUGENE, Ore. — Major developments in fighting crime through DNA science. Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns stopped by KEZI 9 News This Morning to talk about major concerns about heroin deaths in Oregon and Nationwide.

Police Identify Burglary Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — Some quick thinking from two Eugene homeowners helped the Lane County Sheriff’s Office and the Eugene Police Department catch a burglary suspect in the River Road area. Police identified the suspect as 54-year-old Mark Turczynski. Police said it all started when two people came home to a burglar inside their house. The … Continue reading »

EPD Tickets 140 Drivers

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department handed out 140 tickets during its traffic enforcement Tuesday.  Throughout the day motorcycle officers pulled over more than 160 people, but let some off with just a warning. Of the 140 citations police ticketed 75 people for speeding, 11 people for using their cellphones, 24 people for driving … Continue reading »

EPD Investigating Possible Armed Robbery

UPDATE: Eugene Police have confirmed that a man tried to rob an armored truck in the Albertsons parking lot Saturday afternoon. Two armed guards were inside the truck at the time and one of the guards shot the robbery suspect. The two guards drove away from the scene and called 911. EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene … Continue reading »

Search Underway for Robbery Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — For the second consecutive night Eugene Police set up a perimeter, searching for a man they say robbed a Eugene business. They say a man walked up to the Albertsons on Coburg Road. He handed an employee at the pharmacy a note, demanding prescription drugs. He claimed to be armed. No one … Continue reading »

Tiny Cameras Assist Police

EUGENE, Ore. — We’ve all seen them before, dramatic clips from police car dash cams. Now departments all over the country are using “body cams,” tiny devices that clip onto officers’ uniforms. “I would come up, I would flip this shutter down. Right now, I’m recording,” said Sgt. Larry Crompton, Eugene Police Department. Sgt. Crompton … Continue reading »

EPD Warns of New Phone Scams

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police warn of another phone scam. Police say the caller poses as someone from the Eugene Police Department advising the person on the other end that they have a warrant for their arrest and need to return the call immediately. Police also warn of a scam where the caller is claiming … Continue reading »

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 »

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