Bomb Scare Suspect Faces Federal Charges

November 18, 2010 By Jeff Skrzypek EUGENE, Ore. — The Corvallis man who allegedly called in the bomb threat that shut down downtown Eugene will not only face charges from the city but federal charges too. Earlier Wednesday, Patrick Smoly only faced a charge of disorderly conduct for the four-hour ordeal he’s accused of starting. … Continue reading »

Bomb Threat Suspect Apologizes

November 18, 2010 By Stacia Kalinoski EUGENE, Ore. — The man accused of threatening to blow up the downtown Eugene Post Office apologized in court Thursday. That’s when Patrick Smoley went before a federal judge. He faces charges of willfully using a phone to do harm. Smoley waived his preliminary examination, but he did prepare … Continue reading »