Man Arrested for Kidnapping, Robbery

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis man is facing kidnapping charges after police say he pointed a fake gun at a teenager’s head. Braian Mendez, 19, faced a judge Tuesday through a web cam set-up from the Benton County Jail. He is pleading not guilty to multiple charges, including kidnapping. Police say earlier this month he … Continue reading »

Woman Cited for False Kidnapping Report

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police say shoppers don’t need to be worried after a woman claimed to be kidnapped and robbed at the Walmart on Green Acres Road this weekend. The Eugene Police Department says it has spent the last three days investigating the reported kidnapping and robbery. But Tuesday, instead of finding a suspect, … Continue reading »

Search Continues for Kidnapping Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are still investigating a kidnapping from Saturday night in a Walmart shopping plaza. The Walmart off of Green Acres Road where investigators say the kidnapping happened. Shoppers were shocked by the news and hope that police officers are able to catch the person involved. Police say that the woman was … Continue reading »

Salem Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

SALEM, Ore. — The teen girl kidnapped from Salem earlier this week has been reunited with her family. Police say now the say the victim and the suspect met in an online chatroom several months ago. The girl’s family reported her missing on Tuesday. Police say she was found in the San Francisco Bay area … Continue reading »

Woman Steals Car with Kids Inside

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield woman is in jail Sunday night after allegedly stealing a car on with a teenager and a child inside. Investigators say a mother went into Safeway on Main Street in Springfield just before 4:00 p.m. Saturday. She left the engine on with her two kids, a 17 year old and … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Facing Kidnapping Charges

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in jail Monday night, facing a lengthy list of charges including robbery and kidnapping. Police got the call just after 8:00 p.m. Sunday about a kidnapping in West Eugene. Police said Manuel Vasquez kidnapped a relative, held the person at a home, but the victim eventually escaped. EPD … Continue reading »

Suspect Charged in Albany Murder, Rape

ALBANY, Ore. — A suspect has been arrested in connection with several crimes, including murdering an Albany woman and raping another woman. Albany Police say 18-year-old Lucius Wilson III, of Albany, was charged with the crimes Wednesday. He was arrested on June 2 for a separate trespassing charge, but while he has been in custody, … Continue reading »

Local Carjacking Ends in CA Shootout

EUGENE, Ore. — Two people are dead including a California Sheriff’s Deputy after a crime spree that started in Eugene. Just after 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning Eugene Police responded to an armed robbery and carjacking on Kinsrow Avenue, near Autzen Stadium. The carjacking crime spree ended in Northern California in a shootout with police. It … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Possible Kidnapping

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are investigating a reported kidnapping Wednesday night in Eugene. Officers said a witness saw a woman get pulled into a sedan just before 8 p.m., at the O-Bar and Grill on Commons Drive. The car is described as an older four-door, dark colored sedan. The witness told police is was traveling … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Assaulting Young Girl

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in the Lane County jail facing attempted rape and kidnapping charges. Police said the victim was under the age of 16. Police said 24 year-old Hansy Feuntes is facing five felony charges, accused of assaulting a young girl. Police arrested Fuentes Monday night. He’s facing several charges including … Continue reading »

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