EPD Warns About Growing Number of Scams

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police sent out an alert Wednesday about a growing problem, scams. Slick criminals have been duping people out of money over the phone or online. These scams range from automated voices claiming to be from the IRS, to a person asking for donations for a good cause. Law enforcement is asking … Continue reading »

Police Officers’ Acts Of Kindness

NORTH BEND, Ore.– Police are often portrayed in a negative light, but officers in North Bend are restoring faith in humanity. They are getting well deserved recognition for good deeds that they thought went unnoticed. It started with a handwritten note from someone who saw an officer help an elderly man with his trash can. … Continue reading »

OSP Seeks Help, Fatal Hit & Run

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – A man was found dead in the middle of the road Saturday night after an apparent hit and run, East of Cottage Grove. Oregon State Police is reaching out to the public, hoping someone can help them figure out who was driving when the pedestrian was hit. Police say someone found … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Kidnapping

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —  Police say a woman’s been arrested for kidnapping after stealing a car Saturday that had 17-year-old and a 2-year-old inside. It happened just before 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Springfield Police says the suspect, 23-year-old Tamela Trice, stole the car from the Safeway on Main Street. They say the teen and the toddler were asleep … Continue reading »

Teen Rape Suspect Arrested Near Autzen

EUGENE, Ore. — A 17-year-old is in custody accused of beating and raping a woman near Autzen Stadium Saturday night. At about 8:15 p.m. Eugene Police Officers were called to the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Scout Access Road, between Autzen Stadium and the Boy Scouts of America building. When they got there, … Continue reading »

Corvallis Police Search for Urn Owner

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis Police are looking for the owner of an urn that someone left in a donation box at a Goodwill store over the weekend. Police say on Aug. 30, someone donated the urn, possibly without intending to do so. Inside was a plastic bag containing ashes. Store managers say the urn was … Continue reading »

Back-to-School Traffic Safety Blitz

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Wednesday marks the first day of school for many districts across the state – and that also means lower speed limits in school zones – including in Corvallis, where police are patrolling as part of its annual back-to-school traffic safety blitz. Drivers may be used to the 35 miles-per-hour zones surrounding many … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Man’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. — A man is dead after an apparent assault in downtown Eugene. The Eugene Police Department says 23 year-old Dean Sweeden died Wednesday morning from injuries he sustained in an apparent attack. EPD said just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday it got a call about an injured man in 6th Alley between Lincoln and … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Wanted Fugitive

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police arrested a wanted fugitive after a hit and run Saturday. Police say they tried to stop a car going the wrong way on Pioneer Parkway at about midnight. The driver wouldn’t pull over and a pursuit started. The chase went on to Highway 126 westbound and near the Valley River … Continue reading »

Junior Cadet Police Academy for Kids

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Kids who want to know what it is like to be a police officer have an opportunity to take a week-long course this summer from police officers themselves. The Corvallis Police Department is holding a Junior Cadet Police Academy later this month for kids only between the ages of 9-11. They will … Continue reading »

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