Friends Remember Dean Sweeden

EUGENE, Ore. — As the Eugene Police Department investigates a Eugene man’s death his friends gathered in his honor Wednesday night. Police say 23 year-old Dean Sweeden died after a possible assault in downtown Eugene Wednesday morning. Friends say once they heard the news of Sweeden’s passing, they decided to meet to remember and honor … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Man’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. — A man is dead after an apparent assault in downtown Eugene. The Eugene Police Department says 23 year-old Dean Sweeden died Wednesday morning from injuries he sustained in an apparent attack. EPD said just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday it got a call about an injured man in 6th Alley between Lincoln and … Continue reading »

EPD Inspects Trucks on the Beltline

EUGENE, Ore. — Truck drivers pulled off the Beltline Monday to get their trucks inspected. Eugene Police officers spent the afternoon checking each and every commercial truck passing through the area near Beltline and West 11th. Police do the inspections about four times a year with money from a grant. Officers look at tires and … Continue reading »

Festival of Eugene Short on Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — The Festival of Eugene is making its last push for donations this weekend. But, organizers said they still have a few thousand dollars to raise by Monday to make the event happen. Organizers said they received nearly $5,000 in donations this weekend. This all happened after a financial fall through on Friday … Continue reading »

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 »

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