Drew Wattier Back Home in Eugene

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 Woman Killed in Accident

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 »

Drunk Driver Hits Parked Cars, Fences

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 »

Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Student Near LCC

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 »

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