Police Ready for New Year’s Eve Patrols

EUGENE, Ore. — Law enforcement officials say New Year’s Eve is a busy time for them, so the Oregon State Police say they’re making sure they’ll have a presence Tuesday night. OSP says last year nearly 40 percent of DUII arrests happened on January 1st. But officers won’t just be on the lookout for drunk … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Driver Runs Light in Fatal Crash

UPDATE:  Oregon State Police says the man who died in a crash outside of Junction City Friday morning ran a red light. Troopers say James Richmond, of Coos Bay, failed to stop at the intersection of Highway 99 and Highway 36. OSP says James Richmond died and his wife Barbara went to the hospital with … Continue reading »

Teen Charged With DUI In Rollover Crash

NEAR LEABURG, Ore. – Oregon State Police were called to a single car , rollover crash on the McKenzie Highway just past Leaburg early Sunday morning. Police said the driver left a friend’s house, made a wrong turn, and crashed into a ditch. The first call came in around 3:30 a.m., but police did not locate … Continue reading »

Concrete Spills Across HWY 26 in Crash

PRINEVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into a crash Tuesday morning involving a concrete mixer truck. OSP says around 9 a.m., a concrete mixer truck was travelling westbound on Highway 26, when it traveled off the north side of the road. The truck struck a dirt embankment and rolled onto its … Continue reading »

Number of Sex Offenders High in Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — The number of sex offenders in Oregon is the second highest per capita in the country, according to the Office of National Statistics. Oregon State Police says the system to track sex offenders isn’t up to date because there hasn’t been enough staffing over the years to maintain the system. The main … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Cause of 3-Car Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police says it’s investigating the cause of a three-car crash on McVay Highway and Fir Cove Lane Tuesday. Troopers say around 11:30 a.m. three cars were traveling northbound when one turned left into a driveway. They say the other cars couldn’t slow down fast enough, creating a domino effect and … Continue reading »

OSP Investigate Merlin Shooting

MERLIN, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into a shooting Friday night. It says one person received a non-life threatening injury. OSP says around 11:30 p.m., troopers and detectives responded to the reported disturbance and shots fire at 6160 Monument Dr. Preliminary investigation indicated several adult males drove to a residence and … Continue reading »

Eugene City Prosecutor Arrested

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police has confirmed that the Eugene City Prosecutor was arrested for an alleged DUII on Sunday morning. Troopers say Daniel Barkovic was pulled over for a traffic violation just after 2:30 a.m. on Valley River Drive in front of the Valley River Center. OSP says Barkovic was arrested for DUII … Continue reading »

OSP Arrest Man Hiding on Hunter’s Stand

LA PINE, Ore. – Oregon State Police say a La Pine man was arrested Monday after eluding police on a motorcycle. OSP says around 11 a.m., a trooper attempted to stop a motorcycle for license and equipment violations near Highway 97. The motorcycle’s driver attempted to elude the trooper by driving onto US Forest Service … Continue reading »

Robbery Suspect Arrested

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Oregon State Police and the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety say the suspect in numerous bank robberies in the Josephine County was arrested Monday. GPDPS says around 11:38 a.m., officers responded to a reported robbery at the Chase Bank on Grants Pass Parkway. Officers say a male suspect armed with … Continue reading »

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