Man Stabbed Near Saturday Market

EUGENE, Ore. — One man is in jail and another in a local hospital after a stabbing at a popular Saturday destination. The Eugene Police Department says just before 10:00 a.m. Saturday a man stabbed another man in the back multiple times. It happened on the sidewalk near the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza, right … 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 »

EPD Hosts Fireworks Turn-In Event

EUGENE, Ore. — Local law enforcement groups are hosting a fireworks turn-in event for the very first time. The Eugene Police Department is joining forces with the Eugene-Springfield Fire Department and Eugene Metro Bomb Squad hoping to make the 4th of July and other fireworks friendly holidays as fun and as safe as possible. You … Continue reading »

Busy Weekend for Party Patrol

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s the weekend before finals. Sgt. Larry Crompton and six other officers are out to break up celebrations that are getting out of hand. “As the weather changes and becomes nicer we have more foot traffic and people just kind of partying out on the street corners,” said Crompton. On 14th and … Continue reading »

Interview: EPAL Camp for Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — Just a couple more weeks and school’s out, and parents, you’re likely looking for those summer camps to keep your kids busy and engaged. We’ve got a great one for you. It’s called the Eugene Police Activities League. Sgt. Carl Stubbs from the Eugene Police Department joined us on KEZI 9 News … Continue reading »

Suspect In Eugene Shooting Arrested

EUGENE, Ore. — Marion County deputies caught a man wanted for a shooting in south Eugene yesterday. The man allegedly shot a woman and is now being charged with attempted murder. Police say the suspect is 38-year-old Daniel Garges from Eugene. He was arrested this morning by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office near Salem. Investigators … Continue reading »

Victim of Death Investigation Identified

UPDATE: EUGENE, Ore. — We now know the name of the 27-year-old man who was found dead in the backyard of a Eugene home Saturday morning. Tyler Wayne Alexander, of Springfield, was found at a home on the 11-hundred block of Woodside Drive after Eugene police and fire crews responded to calls about a fire … Continue reading »

Man Robs Downtown Off the Waffle

EUGENE, Ore. — Police responded to a robbery at Off The Waffle just before 8:00 p.m. Friday night. Police said a man walked up to the counter with a note and demanded money. He also said he had a gun. A worker handed the man money out of the cash register. He then took off … Continue reading »

Toddler Found On School Playground

EUGENE, Ore. — For more than an hour Wednesday morning, police combed through a South Eugene neighborhood trying to reunite a toddler with his family. Police said it was a very rare situation, since the little boy was found, but no one ever noticed he was gone. Police went door to door with the toddler … Continue reading »

Assault Suspect Taken Into Custody

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in jail after a Swat team and dozens of police officers swarmed a neighborhood near Autzen Stadium Saturday night. That man was wanted for a violent crime. Eugene Police said Corey Villa assaulted a man Saturday afternoon in the Echo Hollow area. Hours later police received a tip … Continue reading »

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