EPD Arrest Man After Standoff

EUGENE, Ore. — A man led the Eugene Police officers on a short chase Tuesday morning and then barricaded himself inside his home for hours. Officers surrounded a home in the River Road area for hours, urging a man locked inside to turn himself in. Neighbors say this isn’t the first time they’ve had problems … Continue reading »

Man Shoots Guns at Ceiling

EUGENE, Ore. — Residents near 18th Avenue and Columbia Street woke up to the sounds of gunshots on Saturday morning. Eugene police arrested Jack McDowell, 30, after they say he was shooting at the ceiling of his home. Officers discovered at least 39 gunshots were fired into the ceiling. They seized several firearms and other … Continue reading »

Walmart Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are asking for your help in finding a man who robbed a Walmart at gunpoint Friday morning. Police say it was a chaotic morning, and they’re searching for any clues that might lead to an arrest. Just before 9 a.m. police say they got a call about a man who ran … Continue reading »

Green Acres Walmart Robbed at Gunpoint

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are looking for the man who robbed the Walmart store on Green Acres Road Friday morning. Officers say the suspect robbed the store at gunpoint at about 8:45 a.m. and fled. They describe the suspect as a white or Hispanic male, in his 20s, 5’9″ tall, with a thin build. He … Continue reading »

Man Robbed at Knifepoint in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A man says he was robbed at knifepoint in downtown Eugene Thursday afternoon. It happened near the Buffalo Exchange on 5th Avenue. Police say the suspect approached the victim from behind and demanded cash, and then he ran eastbound along the railroad tracks. The suspect is described as a tall white man … Continue reading »

Suspect Threatens Eugene Police Officer

EUGENE, Ore. — One man was arrested after threatening to shoot a Eugene police officer Monday afternoon. EPD says it all started when an off-duty officer noticed a man trespassing in his neighbor’s backyard. He confronted the man, and that’s when EPD says the man reached into his jacket and told the officer he would … Continue reading »

Burglary Suspect Wakes Up Couple

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene couple woke up in the middle of the night to find a man with a gun in their home telling them to get down on the ground. With the help of roommates and neighbors, police say they were able to catch the burglar and intervene in the burglary. Jed Gleasman … Continue reading »

EPD Works to Prevent Vehicle Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are still looking for the man who crashed a stolen car into a utility pole Easter weekend. James Naylor remains at large. Police say he crashed a Nissan into the pole on Royal Avenue and fled the scene. Crime prevention specialists continue to get the word out on how to … Continue reading »

Police Prevent Spring Break Break-ins

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring break is typically when crime activity increases near the University of Oregon. For anyone who hasn’t left town yet, the University of Oregon Police Department is reminding students to remove valuables from their cars and make sure their residences are secure–doors and windows locked. “We want to make sure people are … Continue reading »

FBI Arrests “Tall Man Bandit”

PORTLAND, Ore. — FBI agents arrested a man known as the “Tall Man Bandit” Thursday morning. Chet Evans, 25, was arrested in northeast Portland around 10:45 a.m. and charged with robbery. Evans is accused of robbing the Key Bank branch on Coburg Road in Eugene on Monday, March 18. Investigators also suspect he committed five … Continue reading »

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