EPD Warns of Prize Scam

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman listened to her intuition and sniffed out a scam artist who was impersonating a Eugene Police lieutenant. That scammer told the woman she won thousands of dollars but had to pay, before she could get the cash. Eugene Police say the 73-year-old woman did the right thing, verifying the … Continue reading »

Recording Police: EPD Drafts Policy

EUGENE, Ore. — As videotaping of police officers gains national attention, the Eugene Police Commission is addressing its own policy. Thursday night it discussed its draft “Recording Police Activities by the Community.” Police want to make sure the public knows it’s their right to record police activities. But, there are reasonable restrictions. “You can’t trespass … Continue reading »

Three Vehicle Crash at 6th & Chambers

EUGENE, Ore — Crews responded to the scene of a three vehicle crash on West 6th & Chambers just before 6:00 a.m. on Friday morning. Eugene Police say all three vehicles were heavily damaged, and one person was transported to the hospital with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries. The crash closed the westbound … Continue reading »

Man Leads Police on Chase

Springfield, Ore. – Springfield police say a man was in possession of meth when he led officers on a pursuit. Police say 21-year-old Richard Unatin led officers on a chase for more than 20 minutes on Highway 126 and I-5 Monday night, after an officer attempted to stop him for several traffic violations near Harlow … Continue reading »

Missing Eugene Toddler Found in Arizona

EUGENE, Ore. — A three-year-old boy from Eugene who went missing nearly a year ago is safe. He was found in Arizona Sunday. Mother Alicia Lopez says her three-year-old son Tristan Silva went missing last March after his dad took him during a custody dispute. Lopez says she was worried about the safety of her … Continue reading »

Police Warn of Suspicious Man

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is warning women to be on the lookout after a man allegedly followed multiple women near 22nd and Olive. Over the past week, women called police saying a man in a white 2001 or 2002 Jeep followed them and tried to approach them. Police say people in that … Continue reading »

Police Car Crashes Into Home

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A man is taken into custody, accused of leading officers on a chase that ended with a police officer’s car crashing into a Springfield home. By early Wednesday afternoon, it’s a much different scene at a home on the corner of 19th and Hayden Bridge Road than just a few hours earlier. … Continue reading »

Applicants Practice for EPD Test

EUGENE, Ore. —  Hopeful police officer applicants put their fitness to the test Sunday, all part of the Eugene Police Department application process. So far, hundreds of people have applied to be police officers for the Eugene Police Department. Now they have to go through quite the lengthy process to join the police force. Sunday … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Called to EPD

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Springfield Fire Department reported to Eugene Police Department headquarters on the 300 block of Country Club Road  around 8 a.m. Saturday. Noxious odors were reported, and the building was evacuated. No injuries have been reported.

Grill Stolen From Bar

EUGENE, Ore. — A restaurant bar in Eugene is without a smoker after thieves stole it over the Christmas holiday. The Paddock owner says he received a text from his bar manager Friday morning saying the grill was gone. He says he’s floored that someone would do this during the holidays. “It’s extremely frustrating. Friday … Continue reading »

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