Corvallis, Ore. — A Corvallis man found himself back in jail on Saturday for the second time, after he had been released on other charges. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office arrested 23-year-old Shane Stearns early Saturday for numerous charges, including Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, Reckless Driving, Resisting Arrest, and the Attempted Assault of … Continue reading »
ROSEBURG, Ore. — Oregon State Police are still looking for the driver of the commercial truck that hit a pedestrian early Thursday morning. Police say that Gabriel Johnson was walking on the southbound shoulder of Interstate 5 between 2 and 3 a.m. when a commercial truck pulling a semi-trailer hit him. The truck also struck … Continue reading »
OAKLAND, Ore. — Friends of an Oakland man are offering a reward to help to find the person who hit a motorcycle and then drove off. The 73-year-old Oakland resident was driving on Highway 101 on February 15 near Winchester Bay, when troopers say a silver SUV hit the back of his motorcycle and forced … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The wife of a Lane County sheriff’s deputy injured in a hit-and-run is finally back home in Eugene. Michelle Wattier left a Portland hospital Wednesday. Her husband, Drew, made move last week. A hit-and-run driver injured the couple while they were vacationing in Mexico in November.
EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County deputy nearly killed while on vacation in Mexico is finally back home. Drew Wattier’s family posted a picture of him leaving a Portland hospital for a rehabilitation facility in Eugene Thursday evening. Drew and his wife Michelle were victims of a hit-and-run accident at the end of November. Michelle … Continue reading »
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A Cottage Grove woman is dead and a driver was detained following a crash. The crash happened near Cottage Grove. Oregon State Police officers responded to the scene shortly after 3 p.m. on London Road just north of Cottage Grove Lake. That’s where investigators say a woman was standing on the … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man is behind bars for allegedly hitting three parked cars while intoxicated and then leading police on a chase. Police say 25-year-old Gerardo Castro-Aguirre hit the cars on the 600 block of G Street then drove off. Officers say he drove into several yards on 7th Street, destroying fences and … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police troopers need your help finding the driver who killed a volunteer firefighter in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday night near Lane Community College. Bryson Krissie, 18, was walking along the shoulder on 30th Avenue. He was just west of LCC near Gonyea Road when a truck hit him from behind. … Continue reading »