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 »

Man Arrested for Elude and False Report

BEND, Ore. – Police say a 26-year-old Bend-area man is facing several charges following his arrest Saturday. Oregon State Police say around 2:10 a.m. a trooper was patrolling near Cleveland Avenue and 3rd Street, when they saw silver hatchback driving 64 mph in a 35 mph speed zone. OSP says the trooper attempted to stop … Continue reading »

Salem Man Struck by Car on I-5

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon State Police say a man was struck by a car after fleeing a traffic stop Friday. OSP says around 11 p.m. a trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for a headlight equipment violation near Blossom Street and Niles Avenue. The driver failed to yield to the trooper and sped off, but … Continue reading »

Roads to be Jammed for Labor Day Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — Labor Day Weekend is here, and that means holiday traffic. Friday is expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the year, meaning that the Interstate 5 corridor will be jammed with traffic. The American Automobile Association says that about five million people in the Pacific Northwest will be taking … Continue reading »

OSP Arrests Two Men for Meth

Eugene, Ore. – Oregon State Police say two California men were arrested Friday after a traffic stop lead to the discovery crystal methamphetamine. Troopers say around 5 p.m. a Mercedes sport utility vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation near Gateway Street and International Way. During the traffic stop an OSP drug detection canine found … Continue reading »

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