Police Chase Ends In Skinner Butte Park

Update: Eugene Police says it captured the second suspect in Wednesday morning’s pursuit. Police say they arrested Joshua Jean Hammer, 20, of Grants Pass at Valley River Center. EUGENE, Ore. — A short police pursuit ended at Skinner Butte Park around 6:15 a.m. Wednesday. It started when police attempted to pull over a reported stolen … Continue reading »

Campers on the Move, Citations Continue

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Police Department says two SLEEPS members were cited Tuesday for camping on top of the Lane County Public Service Building. The campers had set up tents on the upper terrace, just around the corner from the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza. EPD says they plan to continue issuing citations to … Continue reading »

Drivers Reminded to Obey School Zones

EUGENE, Ore. — School is back in session for many students this week. The Bethel and Roseburg districts start on Tuesday, Springfield starts on Wednesday, and the 4J School District starts next week. Now, the Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit is reminding all drivers to pay attention to school zone speed limits. School zone crosswalks … Continue reading »

Police Searching for Shooting Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are searching for a suspect after reports of an assault in west Eugene Monday afternoon. Police responded to a call near the corner of Royal Avenue and Echo Hollow Road. Neighbors say they could hear the screeching of tires as a car sped off. Police say this block has seen violence … Continue reading »

SWAT & Suspect Standoff

EUGENE, Ore. — A nearly three-hour standoff ended Wednesday afternoon. Eugene Police say an armed man barricaded himself in an apartment near the corner of 13th Avenue and Chambers Street. EPD says the search for this suspect started Tuesday night, when he fled on foot with a handgun from police after a car pursuit. Police … Continue reading »

Police Respond to Barricaded Subject

EUGENE, Ore. – SWAT and Eugene Police responded to a barricaded subject at the Spring Tree Apartments Wednesday afternoon. Police closed 13th Avenue and Chambers Street to traffic as they worked the scene. EPD says they were able to arrest the man without anyone getting hurt. This is a developing story and we’ll have more … Continue reading »

Two Suspects Caught In Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police released the names of the two men arrested in Saturday’s shooting outside Walmart, that sent one person was transported to the hospital with gun shot wounds. Police set up a perimeter around a Springfield neighborhood on West N Street and Prescott Lane on Saturday evening. The shooting that started about … Continue reading »

K-9 Helps Police Find Suspects

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are thanking their four-legged officers for helping them find the shooting suspects from the shooting at the Springfield Wal-Mart. K-9 units were on the scene from both Eugene and Springfield police departments yesterday. Fedo is with Springfield police. Officer Justin Myers is Fedo’s handler and he said having dogs on the … Continue reading »

Walmart Shooting Suspects in Custody

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —  Springfield Police caught both suspects they believe were involved in a  shooting in the Walmart parking lot on Olympic Street Saturday afternoon. Police say one person was shot and is in the hospital in serious condition. Officers say they don’t know if the victim will make it. Officers say two groups of … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Arrested for Arson

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is behind bars, accused of setting his own home on fire. Police said, Cedrik Shanahan, was still on the scene when crews arrived. Investigators said Shanahan set fire to his house on Van Buren street in Eugene. They said Shanahan told them he started the fire with gasoline and … Continue reading »

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