Cinco de Mayo Patrols

EUGENE, Ore. — A warning from Eugene Police if you’re headed out to celebrate Cinco de Mayo Monday night. Police will have two extra patrol cars out looking for drunken drivers. They’re increasing their presence on the roads, just like any other holiday, where people are out drinking. Police say it’s best to have a … Continue reading »

Alder Street Closed Due to Crash

UPDATE: Eugene Police say all people involved in the crash were taken to the hospital to be checked out. The scene of the crash has been cleared and the intersection is now reopened. EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Police are asking drivers to avoid the area of Alder Street east of 11th Avenue Monday. EPD says … Continue reading »

Remembering Officer Kilcullen

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – It was three years Monday, since the local law enforcement community lost one of its own. A small memorial was set up at the intersection of Highway 126 and 52nd Street, where Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen was shot and killed while attempting a traffic stop. His family says the loss doesn’t … Continue reading »

EPD’s Emergency Notifications

EUGENE, Ore. — The autopsy is complete on a man found dead at a Eugene home Saturday, but those results haven’t been released yet. Police found Tyler Alexander, 27, at a house on Woodside Drive, in the Cal Young area. Investigators say Alexander didn’t live at the house. The chaotic scene Saturday morning frightened neighbors, … 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 »

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.

Traffic Alert: EPD Vacates Whoville Camp

UPDATE (11 a.m.): Eugene police and the city of Eugene are closing Whoville, that illegal campsite at Broadway and Hilyard. Officers have been out there since 9 a.m. Friday clearing out the site. Officers have taped off the entire site and nearby streets. Traffic is moving slower than usual. The scene has been pretty peaceful … Continue reading »

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