Drew Wattier Home from Rehab

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — After 111 days, four different hospitals and four cities, Lane County Sheriff’s Deputy Drew Wattier was released from rehab and finally able to go back to his home in Eugene. His wife, Michelle, is still in a rehab facility. “You’ve been waiting for months for this,” said Deputy Robb Ralf. “I know, … Continue reading »

Wattier Run Raises $16,000

EUGENE, Ore. — The Drew and Michelle Wattier Medical Fund Run was a huge success. The family told KEZI 9 News that more than $16,000 was raised to help the couple. The highlight of the day was when Lane County Sheriff’s Deputy Drew Wattier got out of his wheelchair and walked with a walker across … Continue reading »

Wattier Benefit Run This Weekend

EUGENE, Ore — Last-minute preparations are under way for a race this weekend to benefit Lane County Sheriff’s Deputy Drew Wattier and his wife Michelle. The Wattiers were injured in a hit-and-run while in Mexico. Friends, including those from the LCSO, say runners will want to grab their running shoes and come out Sunday because … Continue reading »

Michelle Wattier Returns Home

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.