Resident Stabs Drunken Intruder

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene resident stopped a drunken intruder from entering his house, stabbing the suspect in the process. It happened on the 2300 block of Norkenzie Rd. around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Police say the residents knew the suspect and he had been at their home earlier in the evening. When he returned, … Continue reading »

Toddler Found On School Playground

EUGENE, Ore. — For more than an hour Wednesday morning, police combed through a South Eugene neighborhood trying to reunite a toddler with his family. Police said it was a very rare situation, since the little boy was found, but no one ever noticed he was gone. Police went door to door with the toddler … Continue reading »

“Drunk” Shirt Man Arrested for DUII

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A 21-year-old Philomath man was arrested on Sunday on multiple charges including driving under the influence of intoxicants. In his mugshot, Ross McMakin is seen wearing a shirt that says “Drunk as _____,” including profanity. Corvallis Police say McMakin’s girlfriend told him not to drive after he had consumed alcohol on Sunday. … Continue reading »

Corvallis Assault Arrest

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis Police have arrested a man who they say threatened his girlfriend with a sledgehammer and tried to choke her. Police say 43-year-old Steve Marks was at the Rodeway Inn motel Thursday night with his girlfriend. She told police that Marks punched her in the chest, slammed her against a wall, pressed … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Armed Robbery

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are searching for a suspect in a possible armed robbery and carjacking. Details were limited, but the call came in just after 1 a.m. for a robbery on the 3,000 block of Kinsrow Ave. Wednesday morning officers were waiting for an interpreter to speak to several people at the scene. … Continue reading »

A Day in the Life: Police Sergeant

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Paperwork, tickets and tense moments; it all comes with being a police sergeant. Sgt. Brian Gay of the Springfield Police Department shares what it’s like to live a day in his life.

Tiny Cameras Assist Police

EUGENE, Ore. — We’ve all seen them before, dramatic clips from police car dash cams. Now departments all over the country are using “body cams,” tiny devices that clip onto officers’ uniforms. “I would come up, I would flip this shutter down. Right now, I’m recording,” said Sgt. Larry Crompton, Eugene Police Department. Sgt. Crompton … Continue reading »

Undercover Busts Online Sexual Predator

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis man is behind bars after police say he intended to have sex with a minor he met online. Little did he know, he was talking to an undercover detective the entire time. Thirty-nine-year-old Brooks McKee was sentenced on Friday for the online sexual corruption of a child in the second … Continue reading »

Police Search for Assault Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department was searching for a man who took off on foot after a fight with his girlfriend Monday morning. Police got the call a little after 2 a.m. after a neighbor called in, saying she could hear a woman screaming. Once police got to the apartment near 14th and … Continue reading »

Corvallis PD Rules Park Death As Suicide

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Corvallis Police Department says the death at Willamette Park on Tuesday was a suicide. Police say someone at Willamette Park discovered the body of a 61-year-old man late Tuesday afternoon in a covered picnic area. The person called dispatch, and police spent almost two hours at the scene. Investigators say he … Continue reading »

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