Package Thief Hits Santa Clara Area

EUGENE, Ore. — Some people in the Santa Clara area ordering gifts online aren’t receiving them. Someone is driving around neighborhoods taking them off their porches. Police say a person in a light colored pick-up truck is canvassing the neighborhood and stealing multiple packages off of people’s front porches when they’re not home. One neighbor … Continue reading »

Preventing Holiday Package Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police officers want to remind people of a few tips on how to keep your holiday packages safe this season. Holiday package deliveries: * Track your package and plan to be home when delivered * Have packages shipped so that signature is required, that way, packages won’t be left if you’re … Continue reading »

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Mail Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to watch out for mail thieves. It’s not just one area affected. Deputies say the crime is widespread. In the last few weeks, there have been about six cases from River Road to Lorane Highway. And those are just people who know they are … Continue reading »

EPD Cites Postal Employee for Mail Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department says a postal employee was cited in lieu of custody for mail theft. EPD says that man is Alex Douma. EPD says Douma was cited in the 3800 block of Elmira Road for allegedly stealing pamphlets. It’s unclear what type of pamphlets they were. KEZI 9 News contacted … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Mail Thefts

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are investigating a pattern of mail theft on several streets, including Cloverfield Loop, West J Street, Rambling Drive and Lomond Avenue. On Wednesday, officers arrested 31-year-old Jacqueline Martinez for 50 counts of mail theft in four different Springfield neighborhoods. Police say Martinez is already on state probation for identity theft and … Continue reading »

Mail Theft Increasing in Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office wants you to be careful this holiday season–the peak time for mail theft. Deputies say if you’re mailing anything with personal information, hand deliver it to the post office. Tell UPS or FedEx drivers not to leave packages at your door when you’re not home. Don’t … Continue reading »